TheYanks04 wrote:OK. There is no good way to do that. If people want to tank it, that is something that is unavoidable. The Commish can step in in aggrevious cases I suppose. No matter what system you impose, there will always be a de-facto advantage to certain teams tanking it unless you remove the standings dependency entirely.
You could apply some sort of NBA-type lottery system, but I know I would not want to deal with that as a Commish.
Actually, I think you can avoid it. Take a look at the order in my league.
7) Best Loser in 1st Round
8) Worst Loser in 1st Round
9) Best Loser in LCS
10) Worst Loser in LCS
I know, I know. Some of you won't like the fact that the worst teams don't get the chance to have a high pick. But I'd rather avoid having teams tank their seasons.
And that would only be applicable to H2h. Roto has no playoffs. And yes, I do not like the fact that the team with the worst record gets the 6th pick. If you really want to handle it right, an NBA Lottery type of thing is the only way to deal with it. And there is no easy way to do it. Finding an independent 3rd party is next to impossible. And the only other way it could be done is to have everyoone physically meet and observe the selection, which is not practical in most cases.
IMO, I rather leave it as reverse of standings and if teams want to play games, more power to them. Sooner or later, you have to field a competitive team. And if you are in a money league, a small weekly prize will usually eliminate the tanking anyway as teams have money to go for and most people would rather win 5 or 10 dollars 2 or 3 times than worry whether they get the 1 or 3 pick in the draft.