The top three picks are determined by a ping pong ball drawing, and the teams with the worst record have the best odds of winning the lottery. If the Suns, who have a 25 percent chance of getting the top spot and a 64.2 percent chance of being in the top three, end up with the second overall pick, this would feel a lot like when the Los Angeles Lakers got the No. 2 pick and set themselves up to take Lonzo Ball this time past year.
They made the playoffs - remember? - and playoff teams aren't in the lottery. One positive to the underwhelming season is that the Knicks actually own their first round pick.
In 1985, the first time an NBA Draft Lottery was held, the Knicks won and selected Patrick Ewing.
Ironically, the Cavs are in the lottery thanks to the Brooklyn pick they received in the Irving trade with the Celtics. Along with the Suns, the Grizzlies, Mavericks, Hawks and Magic make up the other teams with the five best odds at getting the No. 1 pick. For everybody else, there is real hope that this could be a franchise-changing evening.
Los Angeles has just the 0.6 and 2.2 percent chances mentioned earlier. If it is not, then all they can do is look back on potential losses got away from them in the regular season. Down 1-0 to the Celtics, they absolutely can not lose Game 2 tonight.
In a matter of hours, the Philadelphia 76ers and their fans will finally learn whether the Los Angeles Lakers pick was worth the wait, as the 2018 NBADraft lottery is scheduled for Tuesday night.
There also are several trades at play.
When it comes to the Pistons' pick, the Clippers are obviously going to want to get unlucky. If it lands at Nos. If it's No. 2 or No. 3, it goes to Boston, while Philadelphia keeps it at No. 1.
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