We've been using the word "tank" quite liberally. Clearly every team on this list isn't up to the same things. Some GMs have deliberately shaped their rosters in a way to get a high pick. Others have actually tried to put together a contender, only to find out that the on-court product (whether thanks to injuries or just bad management) hasn't performed as they had hoped.
Six weeks into the season, we are starting to get a clearer look at who intends to try to win -- and who doesn't. Here's our weekly look at where the worst teams in the NBA with a shot at the lottery stand in their quest for the No. 1 pick in the draft.