What time is the NBA draft lottery?

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Tuesday May 16th, 2017

NBA fans from Boston to Los Angeles will watch the NBA draft lottery with hope and anxiety Tuesday night. 

The lottery will occur at 8 p.m. ET and be broadcast on ESPN. 

The Celtics, who hold the Nets' pick thanks to a 2013 trade, have the greatest odds of landing the first selection in the draft. Boston's odds sit at 25%, while the Suns have a 19.9% chance of grabbing pick No. 1. 

For the flailing Knicks, who carry a 5.3% chance of getting the first pick, any top-5 pick would be a boost. They enter with the seventh best lottery odds. For a full breakdown of this year's odds, go here


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