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The odds weren't with the Pistons in last night's lottery as they dropped a spot from their projected 7 pick.
Though reports about this crop's weakness are premature -- it is impossible to know just how good or bad a draft is until years after it's completed -- two things are clear: There is no can't-miss superstar at the top and there are few certainties anywhere.
The Washington Wizards defied improbable odds - 4.79 percent - at the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday in New York, hurdling five teams to snag the third overall pick for the second year in a row.
Hopefully, the Sixers will wind up with the No. 1 pick tonight. They probably won't, however.
Kevin Love brought a Ricky Rubio bobblehead doll to the NBA draft lottery for luck, but neither his Timberwolves nor Damian Lillard's Trail Blazers moved up.
Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves poses with his good luck charm, a Ricky Rubio figurine, at the 2013 NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night in New York.
Kevin Love and Flip Saunders shared lunch yesterday, as both were headed to the NBA Draft lottery that night.
No improvement of your lot, if you're the Minnesota Timberwolves. You fought gallantly in March, putting your best foot forward and ignoring the implosions of previous years.
The Wizards moved up five slots in the draft lottery and are slated to pick third now.
Star forward Kevin Love represented the team at the lottery Tuesday night and carried a Ricky Rubio action figure.
The Cavaliers won the lottery for the second time in three years and have the No.
Several decades of futility have landed the franchise in the lottery 14 times -- without ever producing a No.
Apr 16, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard Sasha Pavlovic passes the ball away from Los Angeles Clippers point guard Eric Bledsoe during the game at the Staples Center.
The Phoenix Suns were one of the worst teams in the NBA this season, not just in terms of record, but also in terms of their potential to be better in the future.
It was really about the system. Now that Hinkie has become the new general manager and president of basketball operations for the 76ers, the question is: Can he bring that system to Philadelphia? Will Hinkie use the same methods he employed as executive vice president of basketball operations for the Rockets? Or will he do things his way, ... (more)