Magic hope to find luck in 2018 NBA Draft Lottery

NBA draft lottery 2018: How it works, what to know

The team with the highest lottery odds is guaranteed at top four pick and the team with the lowest odds will end up with the 14th pick unless it gets one of the top three picks.

The NBA draft lottery can shape the fortunes of a franchise, with ping-pong balls determining whether a team lands the cornerstone of a champion or keeps coming back for more.

However, if the Sixers do end up getting the Lakers pick this year, this would mean the Celtics end up with the first-round pick of the Sacramento Kings in 2019, which based off their previous records over the years could work wonders.

In 1985, the first time an NBA Draft Lottery was held, the Knicks won and selected Patrick Ewing. It's unlikely, but it happened in 2007 when the Portland Trail Blazers, Seattle SuperSonics and Atlanta Hawks moved from outside of the top three to the inside. Therefore, if we don't hear the 76ers' name called at No. 10, then it makes the top-three revealing very interesting (see below in the final category).

The Los Angeles Clippers own both their own and the Detroit Pistons' 2018 first-round pick.

The Cleveland Cavaliers acquired the Brooklyn Nets' pick in the Kyrie Irving trade with the Boston Celtics, who got that pick in a blockbuster with the Nets that included Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. However, when compared to other things, that is not all bad. The team with the worst record have the best odds and the team with the best record among those that missed the postseason have the worst odds. Most likely, the Nuggets will receive the 14th overall pick, where prospects such as Texas A&M center Robert Williams, Kentucky small forward Kevin Knox and Kentucky point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander could be available for selection. Oladipo, the best of the bunch, isn't with the team anymore.

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