Deng trade shakes up tanking race

Which way will Bulls, Cavaliers go after All-Star forward shipped to Cleveland?

Updated: January 13, 2014, 9:23 PM ET
By Chad Ford | ESPN Insider

Luol DengRuss Isabella/USA TODAY SportsWith Luol Deng in the fold, the Cavaliers may have booked a one-way ticket off the tanking landscape.

From week to week, Tank Rank can be a little volatile. Catching good teams on back-to-backs, at the end of a long road trip or with their star players injured can really inflate a team's record past where it should be.

Chad Ford

Senior Writer, NBA Insider