The NBA’s board of governors voted to pass legislation on draft lottery reform and guidelines for the resting of healthy players in the regular season, league sources told ESPN. The NBA draft lottery reform passed 28-1-1 vote, with Oklahoma City voting against and Dallas abstaining, league sources told ESPN. The NBA needed 23 of 30 teams — a three-quarters majority — to pass the legislation. The voting was part of a two-day meeting of the board in New York that concluded on Thursday. The lottery reform changes will be instituted for the 2019 NBA draft. NBA commissioner Adam Silver has been a strident proponent of both legislative agendas, pushing owners and team executives on his belief that passage was important for elements of the league’s economy, competitive balance and public perception. The NBA needed a three-fourths majority to pass draft lottery reform, which is designed to discourage teams from tanking to pursue the best possible odds to select…

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