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For some teams, the NBA Draft lottery is a franchise-altering event that catapults a flailing franchise into national prominence.
For other teams, it's an inane process that involves an uncomfortable team executive sitting around with an awkward smile pasted on his/her face when the camera pans in their direction.
If the NBA is insistent in forcing a half-hour of programming out of two minutes of content, why not make it fun for fans and have semi-associated celebs represent teams?
Wouldn't you be more interested in, say, what Lil' Wayne has to say about the Hornets winning the No. 1 overall pick than Dell Demps giving you an empty answer about Anthony Davis?
Granted, it's easier said than done to get free celebrity appearances, but here's what this year's (admittedly overly optimistic) list would have looked like:
1, 10. New Orleans Hornets - Lil' Wayne
2. Charlotte Bobcats - Michael Jordan
3. Washington Wizards - The Obama Girls
4. Cleveland Cavaliers - Usher
5. Sacramento Kings - Chris Webber
6, 11. Portland Trailblazers - Matt Groening
7. Golden State Warriors - Mark Curry (mainly because I loved "Hangin' With Mr. Cooper")
8. Toronto Raptors - Drake
9. Detroit Pistons - Clint Eastwood
12. Milwaukee Bucks - Bob Uecker
13. Phoenix Suns - Alice Cooper
14. Houston Rockets - Hakeem Olajuwon