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2014 NBA Draft Lottery: Complete Viewing Info, Live Stream and Pick Predictions

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2014 NBA Draft Lottery: Complete Viewing Info, Live Stream and Pick Predictions
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The 2014 NBA draft lottery will take place on Tuesday in New York to determine the top three selections in this year's draft.

While no team is a 100 percent lock to acquire one of these picks, the Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers and Orlando Magic have the best chances.

It all depends on how the ping-pong balls fall.

Once the top three picks are set, the remaining 11 teams will hold positions four through 14 based on the inverse order of their regular-season records.

We've seen plenty of surprises in the past, and we could certainly be in for more come Tuesday.

As we all wait with bated breath to see how everything unfolds, let's take a look at the lottery's complete viewing information and odds, as well as predict the first 14 overall selections of June's draft.

 

2014 NBA Draft Lottery Viewing Information

When: Tuesday, May 20

Where: Times Square Studios in New York City

Time: 8 p.m. ET

Channel: ESPN

Live Stream: WatchESPN

 

Lottery Odds

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No one really knows just how this will all play out. There are many scenarios that could take place if the unexpected happens and a team leapfrogs into the top three during the lottery process.

Here's a look at the current odds for the 14 lottery teams:

2014 NBA Draft Lottery Odds
Team Odds
1 Milwaukee Bucks 25.0%
2 Philadelphia 76ers 19.9%
3 Orlando Magic 15.6%
4 Utah Jazz 11.9%
5 Boston Celtics 8.8%
6 Los Angeles Lakers 6.3%
7 Sacramento Kings 3.6%
8 Detroit Pistons 3.5%
9 Cleveland Cavaliers 1.7%
10 New Orleans Pelicans 1.1%
11 Denver Nuggets 0.8%
12 New York Knicks 0.7%
13 Minnesota Timberwolves 0.6%
14 Phoenix Suns 0.5%

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Pick Predictions

With the 2014 NBA Draft Combine now in the books, several prospects increased their draft stocks in a big way.

ESPN Stats & Info tweeted two notable prospects who shined in Chicago:

Noah Vonleh was another prospect who stood out in a big way. His massive hand size was a big talking point during the combine. NBA Legion tweeted a very telling comparison:

While Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid didn't participate at the combine, potential top-three pick Dante Exum did.

Exum impressed in interviews with a very mature attitude for an 18-year-old prospect. Alex Kennedy of NBA.com tweeted his impression of Exum in Chicago:

Not only did the guard impress in interviews, he was fantastic during on-court drills as well. ESPN Stats & Info tweeted an interesting comparison of Exum's speed to top-tier NBA players:

Taking all of that into consideration, here's a look at how the first 14 picks of the draft could potentially shake out:

2014 NBA Lottery Mock Draft
Pick Team Selection Position College
1 Milwaukee Bucks Andrew Wiggins SF Kansas
2 Philadelphia 76ers Jabari Parker SF Duke
3 Orlando Magic Dante Exum PG Australia
4 Utah Jazz Joel Embiid C Kansas
5 Boston Celtics Julius Randle PF Kentucky
6 Los Angeles Lakers Marcus Smart PG Oklahoma State
7 Sacramento Kings Noah Vonleh PF Indiana
8 Detroit Pistons Tyler Ennis PG Syracuse
9 Cleveland Cavaliers Dario Saric SF Croatia
10 76ers (via New Orleans) Aaron Gordon PF Arizona
11 Magic (via Denver) Rodney Hood SF Duke
12 Nuggets (via New York) Gary Harris SG Michigan State
13 Minnesota Timberwolves Doug McDermott SF Creighton
14 Phoenix Suns Zach LaVine PG UCLA

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Sure, this draft order could certainly change in a big way on Tuesday. With those possible changes could come a dramatic shift in the way prospects come off the board.

The 2014 NBA draft will undoubtedly be an exciting spectacle, and upon the conclusion of the lottery on Tuesday, we'll be one step closer to knowing how it all will unfold.

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