NBA Draft Lottery: Each team's odds, scenarios for landing the top pick

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NBA Draft Lottery 2017: Understanding the odds
Monday May 15th, 2017

Ping-pong balls will be drawn at the 2017 NBA Draft Lottery to determine this year's draft order on Tuesday night.

The draft begins at 8 p.m. ET and will be broadcast on ESPN and WatchESPN. The NBA draft will be held on June 22.

The Brooklyn Nets finished the season with the league's worst record at 20–62. The Nets traded the option on their No. 1 pick for 2017 in a June 2013 deal for Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce from the Boston Celtics.

The Los Angeles Lakers finished the season with a 25–56 record and are among the favorites to land the top pick. The Lakers could lose their first-round pick to the Philadelphia 76ers, if Los Angeles falls outside of the top three.

The New Orleans Pelicans will pass their top pick to the Kings unless it lands within the top three.

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Below are the following NBA Draft Lottery odds for each team to land the No. 1 pick (via Tankathon):

Boston Celtics* (Can swap their first-round picks with the Brooklyn Nets): 25%

Phoenix Suns 19.9%

Los Angeles Lakers: 15.6%

Philadelphia 76ers: 15.6%

Orlando Magic: 8.8%

Minnesota Timberwolves: 5.3%

New York Knicks: 5.3%

Sacramento Kings: 2.8%

Dallas Mavericks: 1.7%

New Orleans Pelicans: 1.1%

Charlotte Hornets: 0.8%

Detroit Pistons: 0.7%

Denver Nuggets: 0.6%

Miami Heat: 0.5%

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