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2011 NBA Draft Lottery: Good To Be Fifth?

The Kings have the fifth-best odds of winning today’s NBA Draft Lottery.  And based on history, that could be a good thing.  The team in said position has landed a top-three pick 10 times under the current system.

1st Overall Pick
2010 Washington Wizards
2006 Toronto Raptors
2002 Houston Rockets
1995 Golden State Warriors
2nd Overall Pick
2007 Seattle SuperSonics
1998 Vancouver Grizzlies
1997 Philadelphia 76ers
1993 Philadelphia 76ers
3rd Overall Pick
2005 Portland Trailblazers
2001 Atlanta Hawks
So how’s that rank against other top projected slots in the draft lottery era?... More