NBA tank rank: Who's winning the big 2017 lottery race?

The tank race is on for a number of teams at the bottom of the standings. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Eight teams have essentially zero hope of making the playoffs.

Which of these teams are tanking for better positioning in a star-studded NBA draft?

Let's take a look at how the race to the bottom is shaping up -- what's the situation for the Lakers, the Celtics, the Sixers and more?