1: No. We do not tank. We are the Devils. It annoys me that so many here feel that we should.
2. The NBA draft is almost incomparable to the NHL draft. Theirs has more depth, you have a better chance of picking up real talent in 2nd+3rd rounds, whereas the NHL draft is front-loaded with talent; thus why you rarely see teams trading 1sts
There is no third round in the NBA draft.