NBA Cracks Down On 'Tanking'03:49

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This week NBA commissioner Adam Silver cautioned teams against the practice of "tanking" — when teams purposely lose in order to help rebuild in the future. The practice is also rampant in Major League Baseball.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with sports analyst Mike Pesca (@pescami), host of the daily podcast The Gist.

This segment aired on March 1, 2018.

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