Timberwolves then Jazz.
Congrats CAVS - 1st and 4th pick!!
I don't like it. My Timberwolves had the best chances of gaining the #1 pick and they fell back yet again. In their short franchise history, they have been in the lottery 14 times, and not only have they never won the #1 pick despite having one of the worst records in the league every year, but they have never moved up in the lottery. Never.
Even after all the bad luck (or the lottery being rigged as suggested by the T-Wolves GM) I still agree with the idea of a draft lottery as opposed to just going by team record. The lottery prevents to some degree teams tanking during the latter part of the season in order to get the #1 pick and surefire #1 overall picks like ShaQ, Duncan, LeBron, Derrick Rose, and John Wall, and Blake Griffin to name a few.
Does anyone actually realize how lucky the bull by getting Derrick Rose first over all..
Well, they had a 22.7% chance of getting the top pick, so it isn't a huge upset, but I still believe the NBA is rigged. They've been caught and/or admitted to rigging the system, and each time sports fans just seem to ignore it like it never happened. Does anyone remember the frozen/bent envelope incident that basically gave Patrick Ewing to the big market franchise (the Knicks) that the NBA hoped he would go to? What about a referee admitting he was paid by the mob to manipulate the score of NBA games, including playoff games? Which is more likely: the mob gave money to a man who didn't have any impact on games because they like to throw money away like that OR they gave money to a man who has more control over the outcome of a game than just about any non-player in any sport, and that man fixed games for them?
As if the past few decades haven't been bad enough for Clippers fans, the combination that won the first overall pick for the Cavs last night was from the pick they received as part of the Baron Davis for Mo Williams and Jamario Moon trade. The chances of that draft pick winning the #1 overall spot was just 2.8%.
by David Flores 6 years ago
If you were to start a NBA team who would you pick to revolve your team around?There is so much talk about the best player in the NBA or who the next jordan is. So I am asking this question so I can see what my fellow hubbers think.
by MomsTreasureChest 5 years ago
When you play the lottery, do you let the computer pick your numbers or do you pick your own?
by Julianna 5 years ago
When you purchase a lottery ticket, do you play your numbers or do you quick pick?Are the odds better if you play your own numbers or quick pick? What is the ratio of winners who have won with quik pick versus playing their own numbers?
by Jack Hazen 6 years ago
Tick, tick, tick.The Pittsburgh Steelers are on the clock.NFL Draft is next week. I'm going to write a hub about who the Steelers should draft, and probably publish it early next week.Maybe it would be fun if some of you other black and gold fans did likewise and we compare results.Maybe not. If...
by Steven Escareno 7 years ago
Last night, one of the representatives of the Timberwolves made a comment suggesting the NBA lottery might've been fixed. What are you're thoughts? Do you think the lottery was fixed? Or not?
by nanderson500 5 years ago
Who do you think will be chosen with the first pick in the 2013 NFL draft?
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