NBA Lottery teams finally hope to win
After all those losses some of them suspected on purpose there’s
finally a payoff. Two of the NBA’s worst teams will be rewarded at the draft
lottery today, winning the chance to choose Greg Oden or Kevin Durant.
Representatives from 14 teams will be in
hoping they earn the right to select another Tim Duncan or LeBron James,
players who went No. 1 in the draft and now have their teams deep into the
The Memphis Grizzlies, after finishing with a league-worst
22-60 record, have a 25 percent chance of landing the top pick. The Boston
Celtics have a nearly 20 percent chance, and the Milwaukee Bucks will be
looking to turn the league’s third-worst record into their second lottery win
in three years. The Bucks took former
center Andrew Bogut with the No. 1 pick in the 2005 draft.
The NBA draft lottery is today, 8:30 p.m. et,