The tank didn’t work because they missed on a #1 pick. Just think if they had drafted Greg Oden. It also ignores the fact that they gave Rondo valuable playing time so he could develop into the point guard the championship team needed.

No, the real moral of the story is you’ll be a great GM as long as you have former teammates who are GMs with superstars and are willing to sell out their current team to help their old team.

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