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With a draft class stacked with star prospects such as Lonzo Ball and Markelle Fultz, teams are hoping to secure a top pick in the 2017 NBA draft lottery. (May 16 @ 8 P.M. ET). What are the odds for each lottery team?

No. 1 Overall Pick Odds:

Boston Celtics (via Nets): 25%

Phoenix Suns: 19.9%

Los Angeles Lakers: 15.6%

Philadelphia 76ers: 11.9%


Top 2 Pick Odds:

Boston Celtics (via Nets): 46.5%

Phoenix Suns: 38.7%

Los Angeles Lakers: 31.3%

Philadelphia 76ers: 24.5%

Orlando Magic: 18.5%

Minnesota: 11.3%

New York Knicks: 11.3%


Top 3 Pick Odds:

Boston Celtics: 64.3%

Phoenix Suns: 55.8%

Los Angeles Lakers: 46.9%

Philadelphia 76ers: 37.8%

Orlando Magic: 29.2%

Minnesota Timberwolves: 18.3%

New York Knicks: 18.3%

Sacramento Kings: 10.0%



Pick Situations:

  • Boston has the right to swap first-round picks with Brooklyn.
  • The 76ers receive Los Angeles’ first round pick if it falls outside the top three.
  • Philadelphia has the right to swap picks with Sacramento inside the top 10.
  • If Sacramento’s pick falls outside the top 10, it goes to Chicago.
  • Sacramento receives New Orleans’ first round pick if falls outside the top three.
  • Minnesota won the tiebreaker over New York. They now have a bigger shot at getting a higher pick.