Ten players in the 2018 NBA Draft who fit the Cavaliers

15 May, 2018, 22:33 | Author: Ellis Copeland
  • Ten players in the 2018 NBA Draft who fit the Cavaliers

There are 1,000 four-digit combinations (technically 1,001, but one gets thrown out) divided amongst the 14 lottery teams in random order.

The NBA Draft lottery is finally upon us, so take a look at a mock draft and park yourself in front of your TV at 7:30 p.m. ET - or a few minutes later, honestly, if you want to skip the part where every team's lottery representative is introduced - to see where the ping-pong balls bounce. But for the Magic, a team that desperately needs a talent infusion, nabbing a top-three pick this year would be crucial.

Due to a trade with the Boston Celtics previous year to move up two spots in the draft in order to land Markelle Fultz at No. 1, Philadelphia could miss out on the Los Angeles pick if it happens to fall between 2-5. But even he would readily acknowledge how important the lottery is to the Magic, a franchise in need of a jump-start.

The odds of landing a top 3 pick stand at 18.3% and moving up into one of those slots would be just the 3rd time in the lottery era where the Kings would draft that high.

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While the Cavaliers prepared for Game 2 in Boston on Tuesday, another member of their team was 1,000 miles away preparing for the future; after dealing with a life-threatening challenge over the past year.

The NBA draft lottery is a ping pong drawing to determine which of the 14 teams that missed the playoffs will have the top three picks in the draft.

That said, Cleveland won the 2011 NBA Draft with a pick from the Los Angeles Clippers that had - you guessed it - a 2.8 percent chance of doing so. He's brought 'em luck before getting the #1 pick.

Chances of having twins (1.5 percent) per TwinsUK. The selection is most likely going to land at No. 10 and in addition to that, the Sixers own their pick at No. 26.

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