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NBA Draft Lottery 2012: Which Teams Got Screwed in the Top 14?
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Anthony Davis will be bringing that Championship pedigree to...

The Charlotte Bobcats have lost 23 games in a row and counting.

There was no game tonight, but once again, the Bobcats came out losers. 

Maybe they can make T-shirts that say "We're No. 2."

If the Bobcats were indeed tanking, as suggested by NBA analyst Jeff Van Gundy, then it was a strategy that failed. 

The 2012 NBA Draft Lottery went, for the most part, as planned. The Houston Rockets, who have the best record of the 14 non-playoff teams, got the 14th pick. In fact almost the entire lottery's results were by the numbers.

Until Nos. 1 and 2, that is. That's when things got a little off-course.

The big winner tonight? The New Orleans Hornets, who ironically enough used to be the Charlotte Hornets.

The Big Losers? Read on... 

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