Monday, 23 July, 2018

How to Watch the NBA Draft Lottery

How to Watch the NBA Draft Lottery How to Watch the NBA Draft Lottery
Eugene Bates | 15 May, 2018, 22:34

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 NBA Draft 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.

Recommended

  • Trump Vows to Help Sanctioned Chinese Tech Company, Citing Job Losses

    Trump Vows to Help Sanctioned Chinese Tech Company, Citing Job Losses

    ZTE's current struggles have made it the most visible outcome thus far of a brewing trade war between the United States and China. Trump's willingness to aid ZTE in preserving Chinese jobs comes despite his condemnations of China on the campaign trail.
    Two British hostages in Congo released

    Two British hostages in Congo released

    Soldiers at an Army base a few hundred yards from where the latest kidnapping took place were criticised for their slow response. The men were gorilla trekking at Virunga National Park on the eastern border when their convoy was ambushed by armed militants.
    Eurovision carnival comes to Portugal for first time

    Eurovision carnival comes to Portugal for first time

    Recall MELOVIN will open the final of "Eurovision 2018": song lyrics "Under The Ladder". "You want to start with good energy". More than 10,000 people are in the audience, and thousands more are watching the show at a downtown fan zone.
  • Kudlow: US 'Looking for a Deal' With China on Trade

    Kudlow: US 'Looking for a Deal' With China on Trade

    China, for its part, has stated that it is willing to buy more American goods and services to help reduce the trade deficit. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's efforts to reach an agreement with Beijing and that both countries must take action.
    Google honours Mother's Day 2018 with cute doodle

    Google honours Mother's Day 2018 with cute doodle

    Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May every year, and therefore the exact date varies according to the calendar. This year, Americans are projected to spend more than $23 billion on Mother's Day . "I love you mama. happy Mother's Day! ".
    Jerusalem Turns into Barracks Ahead of US Embassy Inauguration

    Jerusalem Turns into Barracks Ahead of US Embassy Inauguration

    Some of the protesters, mainly youths, brandished wire cutters, a popular tool in weekly attempts to cut through the border fence. Palestinians burned tires to blind the Israeli snipers from shooting protesters, sending flaming kites into Israeli territory.
  • Tottenham vs Leicester latest score

    Tottenham vs Leicester latest score

    Vardy then made it 4-4 as Mahrez timed his pass perfectly and Vardy smashed home his 20th goal of the PL season in style. It was his 40th goal of the season, the most by a Spurs player since Clive Allen bagged 49 in the mid-1980s.
    Trump Declares Disaster for Hawaii Eruption

    Trump Declares Disaster for Hawaii Eruption

    The National Park surrounding the danger zone has been shut down over the fear of flying boulders. As a lava lake at Kilauea's summit drains inside the volcano, magma is running underground.
    Militants from Pakistan attacked Mumbai: Sharif

    Militants from Pakistan attacked Mumbai: Sharif

    Sharif also stressed that the country had "isolated" itself in the global community by not acting against terror organisations. Nawaz Sharif has also questioned the trial of Pakistani's terrorist Mumbai attack that is hanged in middle.
  • Detroit Tigers vs. Seattle Mariners

    Detroit Tigers vs. Seattle Mariners

    Robinson Cano was forced to leave the Mariners game Sunday against the Tigers with a fractured bone in his right hand. He hit a three-run home run Saturday in the second game of the doubleheader against the Tigers.
    Guardiola delighted as City reach 100 points

    Guardiola delighted as City reach 100 points

    Chelsea is off to the Europa League, and in poor form ahead of next week's FA Cup Final against Manchester United . Swansea had needed to win and Southampton to lose to Man City, with a 10-goal swing in goal difference.
    WHO Prepares for 'Worst Case Scenario' in Congo Ebola Outbreak

    WHO Prepares for 'Worst Case Scenario' in Congo Ebola Outbreak

    As of Wednesday, 32 people are suspected to have been infected with Ebola viral disease, including three health care workers. Salama said. "It is a dire scene in terms of infrastructure", he said.

Afghan militants kill at least four in Jalalabad attack Afghan militants kill at least four in Jalalabad attack In Afghanistan, nine people were killed and more than thirty six injured in multiple blasts in Jalalabad on Sunday. Some areas of the province are a stronghold of the Islamic State group but Taliban fighters are also active there.

Exit polls are just for entertainment: Siddaramaiah Exit polls are just for entertainment: Siddaramaiah Yeddyurappa claimed there was a strong wave in BJP's favour and public ire against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and the Congress. Karnataka has an electorate of over 4.97 crores, including 2.52 crore men and 2.45 crore women. "At 6 feet you drown (sic)".

Seann William Scott to star in 'Lethal Weapon' Season 3 Seann William Scott to star in 'Lethal Weapon' Season 3 Lethal Weapon has gone from being in serious jeopardy to scoring a surprise season three renewal thanks to a shrewd re-casting. Sources tell THR that Warners opted to fire Crawford after he was disciplined each time for his poor behavior.

Twitterati erupt with suggestions for Amitabh Bachchan's Avengers tweet Twitterati erupt with suggestions for Amitabh Bachchan's Avengers tweet And it didn't match the $19.5 million opening of Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn's Snatched over Mother's Day weekend previous year . Avengers: Infinity War will face its first real challenge at the box office with the release of Deadpool 2 on May 18, 2018.

Simpson matches course record, Woods struggles to make cut at Players Simpson matches course record, Woods struggles to make cut at Players It leads into the rest of the game. "I felt I had better control of hitting it right-to-left and left-to-right". Spieth did his damage on the back nine, playing it in 31 strokes, including birdies at the final three holes.

Rudy Giuliani stands by his comment about Trump and AT&T Rudy Giuliani stands by his comment about Trump and AT&T One of the company's big issues is its $85 billion buy of Time Warner, which it desperately wants to go through. In this file photo, the AT&T logo is seen on the company's headquarters in San Antonio, Texas, Oct. 12, 2006.

Ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver found guilty on all counts Ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver found guilty on all counts The verdict Friday came more than two years after his first 2015 trial resulted in a 12-year prison sentence. Ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was found guilty on all seven counts in his corruption retrial Friday.

Trump Kills US Involvement in Iran Deal Trump Kills US Involvement in Iran Deal Iran's government must decide whether to follow the USA and withdraw or try to salvage what's left with the Europeans. Trump's decisions have further isolated the United States from our allies and diminished US credibility overseas .

Priyanka Chopra's 'Quantico' cancelled after 3 seasons Priyanka Chopra's 'Quantico' cancelled after 3 seasons If reports are to be believed, Quantico is averaging a 0.5 rating in the 18-49 demographic with a total viewership of 2.3 million. The show's current season, which premièred last month, will continue to air through mid-July, reported.

Shooting reported at California high school, sheriff says Shooting reported at California high school, sheriff says Highland High student Katharina Smith, 16, said she was driving to the school when she saw "a ton of police racing toward school". A 14-year-old has been arrested after a classmate was shot in the arm with a rifle at their high school in California.

Float in Disney's Festival of Fantasy Parade catches fire Float in Disney's Festival of Fantasy Parade catches fire Local firefighters responded to the fire, but it had already been extinguished by the time they arrived. As you can see, the scene was heavily documented on social media.

Cate Blanchett, Ava DuVernay, Patty Jenkins unite for change at Cannes Cate Blanchett, Ava DuVernay, Patty Jenkins unite for change at Cannes In the 71 years of this world-renowned festival there have been 12 female heads of its juries. Women have been stopped from entering premieres in the past for not wearing high heels.

Bangabandhu Satellite-1 Mission Bangabandhu Satellite-1 Mission Such activities are part of the company's efforts to develop fully and rapidly reusable rockets and spacecraft. The rocket is slated to take off from SpaceX's launchpad at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida .

PDP Commends Ekiti Governorship Aspirants, Delegates For Good Conduct PDP Commends Ekiti Governorship Aspirants, Delegates For Good Conduct Mr Fayose, in his remarks on the primaries, jokingly recommended Mr Okowa to the APC for the conduct of its rescheduled primaries. Prof Kolapo Olusola has been declared victor of the Ekiti State PDP Primaries held at Eagle Hall, Ado Ekiti on Tuesday.

Ireland start strong but Faheem and Shadab keep Pakistan in the game Ireland start strong but Faheem and Shadab keep Pakistan in the game For Ireland , the new ball - four overs away - will offer some succour as they look to take the last four wickets they need. The third wicket pair combined to add 58 runs before one of Sohail's edges was taken by a fine Porterfield catch at slips.