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Teams playing to lose booted from playoffs

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by HanSenSE, Feb 24, 2015.

  1. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

  2. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    The associations beg for this shit by running double-elimination tourneys and other formats in which losing can be beneficial.

    Change em all to single elimination: win or go home.
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  3. SnarkShark

    SnarkShark Well-Known Member

    Don't want teams to tank? Eliminate rules that encourage or allow it.

    That doesn't take the coaches off the hook, though. The administrator who called it out should be commended.
  4. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    In badminton and girls basketball tanking is met with harsh punishment. But in the NBA we just give it a wink and a smile. Go figure.
  5. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Maybe it's an odd distinction, but one is trying to lose on the floor, the other is just trying to field a shitty roster. The latter is much more acceptable.
  6. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Maybe these two teams should have a little H-O-R-S-E tournament with the two brawling Indiana boys teams.
  7. JimmyHoward33

    JimmyHoward33 Well-Known Member

    Why not just throw in some JV players or seniors that work hard but still kind of stink? Intentional backcourt violations and shooting at the wrong basket is making a mockery of the whole thing and pretty much begging to be punished
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