NBA Notebook: Lottery reform won’t cure tanking, but it will help right away

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The chances of lottery reform actually coming to fruition got a major boost this week when the NBA competition committee (which includes Celtics head coach Brad Stevens) recommended the league proposals on changes to the lottery process.

We covered a number of these potential changes (and how they may impact the Celtics’ selections) earlier this week, but here’s a reminder of the main adjustments that will be instituted if passed by the board of governors later this month (75 percent of the vote required) as first reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com and Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today.