1. The Frozen Envelope: The NBA's Greatest Conspiracy Theory

    Perhaps the most popular conspiracy theory in all of sports revolves around the 1985 NBA draft lottery. Believers claim Commissioner David Stern and the NBA rigged the lottery so ...

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  2. NBA Draft Lottery 2015: Date, Time, Channel and Each Team's Odds for Top Pick

    The NBA 's playoff teams have been garnering all of the headlines since the conclusion of the regular season, but that will change on Tuesday evening, as the 14 teams involved in the draft lottery will take center stage...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 3 days ago 911 reads 1 comments

  3. NBA Lottery 2015: Every Team's Odds of Landing No. 1 Overall Pick

    The NBA draft lottery is by far my favorite nonsensical television event every year. There is no logical reason this thing needs to be on television. The actual lottery itself is actually done before the special is aired anyway...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 days ago 41,289 reads 23 comments

  4. NBA Insiders Break Down the Good and the Bad for Draft Lottery's Top Prospects

    Tuesday night at approximately 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN, the NBA draft lottery results could add a level of intrigue to the race for the No. 1 pick...

    Jared Zwerling Written by Jared Zwerling about 3 days ago 76,300 reads 120 comments

  5. NBA Draft 2015: Jonathan Wasserman's Top-30 Big Board Entering the Lottery

    The 2015 NBA predraft process is officially underway for teams and prospects. With the combine in Chicago all wrapped up, workouts should begin right away...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 3 days ago 155,701 reads 156 comments

  6. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions, Most Promising Prospects and Analysis

    With the NBA draft lottery a day away and the actual draft five weeks from now, NBA fans will be clamoring to learn every little thing they can about any potential players their team could end up selecting...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 days ago 1,508 reads 0 comments

  7. NBA Draft 2015: Updated Lottery Odds and Stock Watch for Top Prospects

    For the most part, the top of the 2015 NBA draft has been settled. Karl-Anthony Towns, Jahlil Okafor, Emmanuel Mudiay and D'Angelo Russell will, in all likelihood, come off the board in some order as the first four picks in June...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 days ago 1,042 reads 1 comments

  8. Zillgitt: NBA Draft Lottery Is Trickier Than It Seems

    The worst record in the NBA guarantees a team the best chance to win the No. 1 pick in the draft lottery, and it guarantees that team no worse than the No. 4 pick. But it does not guarantee the No...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 4 days ago 11,042 reads 0 comments

  9. 2015 NBA Draft Lottery: Full Odds and Teams with Most at Stake

    The draft lottery may be the most important annual event in the NBA . It has the ability to change the courses of franchises and leave entire cities either celebrating or in despair...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 4 days ago 22,658 reads 93 comments

  10. D'Angelo Russell Is the Clear 2015 NBA Draft Prize for the Philadelphia 76ers

    The Philadelphia 76ers enter Tuesday night's NBA draft lottery with a 15.6 percent chance of obtaining the top pick in this year's selection process, but there's a 100 percent ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 4 days ago 38,212 reads 75 comments

  11. Jahlil Okafor Plays 'NBA Pong' to Determine Which Team Will Draft Him

    Pingpong balls are a big part of the NBA draft process. But in the first-ever edition of NBA Pong, Duke All-American and soon-to-be top-five pick Jahlil Okafor uses pingpong balls to determine which NBA team will draft him on June 25...

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  12. 30 Years Later, NY Knicks' Future Once Again Rides on NBA Draft Lottery

    Back in 1985, the New York Knicks stumbled into the draft lottery, the NBA 's first, with their future on the line. Three decades later, they're in a similar position, the circumstances different, the stakes exactly the same...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 days ago 31,468 reads 97 comments

  13. Ibaka Responds to Prospect Who Wants to Dunk on Him

    Rondae Hollis-Jefferson does not lack confidence. During a recent interview at the NBA Combine, the Arizona swingman boldly claimed he's out to dunk all over one of the association's best shot-blockers: Serge Ibaka ...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 4 days ago 44 reads 0 comments

  14. NBA Draft Lottery 2015: Last-Minute Predictions for Every Team in the Mix

    With just one day before the NBA draft lottery, fortunes for several 2015 bottom-feeders are about to become much more clear...

    John Dorn Written by John Dorn about 4 days ago 130,057 reads 357 comments

  15. NBA Draft 2015: 1st-Round Mock Draft, Prospects' Pre-Lottery Landing Spots

    The 2015 NBA draft should feature a lot of entertainment value. Although most of the focus will be on the top handful of prospects, it's a deep class that ensures a lot of interesting ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 4 days ago 11,374 reads 1 comments

  16. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions and Pro Comparisons for Prospects

    As the path to the 2015 NBA draft wears onward, few better ways to keep up to date exist than with a mock draft. For some, mock drafts are a fun venture with little takeaway value...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 4 days ago 2,720 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Draft 2015: Notable Prospects and Opening-Round Order Entering Lottery

    NBA draft season kicks into gear on Tuesday night, where 14 teams will watch ping-pong balls randomly determine the future. As four teams compete in the conference finals, clubs who missed the playoffs altogether will partake in the draft lottery...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 days ago 2,405 reads 0 comments

  18. NBA Mock Draft 2015: Latest 1st-Round Projections for Best Prospects

    The 2015 NBA draft lottery will go a long way in determining where the top prospects wind up landing in the first round. That happens approximately 24 hours from now...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 4 days ago 7,292 reads 1 comments

  19. NBA Lottery 2015: Date, Time, TV Schedule, Live Stream and More

    On Tuesday night, the results of the 2015 NBA draft lottery will prove whether all of that losing in the regular season was worth it for some of the teams sitting in the cellar...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 days ago 6,814 reads 0 comments

  20. 2015 NBA Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions, Prospects Who Are Safest Bets

    Every year, the NBA draft is a crapshoot . Even guys like Michael Jordan and LeBron James weren't guaranteed to deliver, and maybe they wouldn't have in different situations...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 days ago 9,229 reads 0 comments

  21. NBA Draft 2015: Mock Draft and Analysis Before Lottery Order Is Determined

    The NBA draft lottery is the postseason for the teams that didn't reach the playoffs, except with luck obviously replacing skill, as a number of organizations all hope and pray that the pingpong balls bounce their way...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 4 days ago 1,185 reads 2 comments

  22. NBA Draft Lottery 2015: Breaking Down Rules, Format, Standings and How It Works

    Every NBA team aspires to make the playoffs and vie for a championship, but for those who aren't fortunate enough to qualify for the postseason, the NBA draft lottery takes center stage...

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  23. 2015 NBA Draft: Ranking the 7 Teams Under the Most Pressure to Hit Big

    No matter how Tuesday's draft lottery unfolds, a number of NBA franchises will be under immense pressure to acquire a future star at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on June 25...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about 4 days ago 71,170 reads 188 comments

  24. NBA Draft Lottery 2015: Preview, Odds and Top Teams to Watch at Tuesday's Event

    The Association's lottery system works its magic Tuesday at the NBA draft lottery, altering the landscape of the league and the fortunes of teams in the process...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 5 days ago 6,465 reads 1 comments

  25. Willie Cauley-Stein Says Larry Bird Told Him He's a '$100 Million Player'

    Willie Cauley-Stein is weeks away from hearing his name called in the 2015 NBA draft, but the former Kentucky star has clearly made an impression on Indiana Pacers President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 days ago 116,342 reads 219 comments