The ping pong balls took a New Orleans bounce in the draft lottery. The Hornets won the No.1 pick with only a 13.7 percent chance of grabbing it. For the eighth consecutive year, the team with the worst record did not win the draft lottery. The Charlotte Bobcats, the league's worst team last season, saw their chances at Anthony Davis vanish as they landed the second pick in the draft.
The Hornets are in a position to change their franchise from lottery team to playoff team in just one year because they acquired the No. 1 pick. However, they are not just the only team to have themselves in prime positions to upgrade their franchises.
Here are five teams who are in great draft position to make a turnaround next year.