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NBA Draft Lottery: Winners and Losers

Smush HigginsAnalyst IMay 22, 2008

Wouldn't you guess that someone with a great percentage of getting the first  pick would end up with it? Well, Einstein, not in this year's NBA Draft lottery.

Losers:

New York Knicks:

Personally being from New York, I think the Knicks got hosed. You could see the expression on Mike D'Antoni's face when the Knicks ended up with the six pick.

Seattle Supersonics:

The Sonics had a 17% chance of getting the first pick, and got the fourth. I wouldn't cry over it, but I'd still be disappointed. They'll probably end up with O.J. Mayo or Jerrod Bayless.

Winners:

Chicago Bulls:

With a 1.7% chance of getting the no. 1, they did. It's going to be a hard decision between Beasley and Rose, and I can see them trading this pick possibly to Memphis or someone else, but regardless, everyone will have a smile on their face when draft day is over.

Miami Heat:

Thinking you will get the 1 and getting the 2, isn't even a quarter bad. They'll end up with Beasley or Rose and get a decent second round player. 

 

 

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