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 a year ago. The team with the highest lottery odds is guaranteed at top four pick and the team with the lowest odds will end up with the 14th pick unless it gets one of the top three picks.
Regardless of the circumstances, the finish is always very exciting, as first noted when the New York Knicks got the first overall pick in 1985 and had the chance to select the clear No. 1 prospect in the draft (Georgetown center Patrick Ewing). Doncic would also be a nice fit next to Devin Booker in a league where every team wants multiple playmakers on the court at all times. That trio of picks could bring on added significance this year with the 76ers/Celtics scenario: If Los Angeles' name isn't called early on, then we know its pick has moved to the top three. We've given you their draft year and the college for which they played. The team will have an 8.4 percent chance of receiving the seventh pick and a 0.4 percent chance of receiving the eighth pick. But even he would readily acknowledge how important the lottery is to the Magic, a franchise in need of a jump-start. This pick has been in the cards for a while now since Sam Hinkie traded Michael Carter-Williams to Milwaukee during the 2014-15 season.
The odds aren't great for the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Gilbert, now 21, has represented the Cavaliers at the NBA's Draft Lottery a few times, and will handle the honors again on Tuesday night in Chicago.
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Everton boss Sam Allardyce admitted to doubts about his own future following rumours that he will be sacked. Midfielder Manuel Lanzini scored twice and Marko Arnautovic got the other as the Hammers finished 13th.
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The Los Angeles Clippers own both their own and the Detroit Pistons' 2018 first-round pick. That is how they drafted Irving in the first place.
Hoping to land its next star, the Orlando Magic are dusting off an old friend for Tuesday's NBA Draft: Lil' Penny. Crazier stuff has happened, though, and adding another blue-chip prospect to either one of these teams seems nearly unfair.