NBA Draft Lottery Simulator

The NBA Draft Lottery will take place in New York on Tuesday, May 20. The Bucks have a 25% chance of winning the top overall draft pick. The Bucks can fall no lower than #4 overall in the first round.

Since the weighted lottery system was introduced in 1990, the team with the best chance of winning the top overall draft pick has won the lottery just three times in 24 years. The last team with the worst record to win the lottery was the Magic back in 2004 (they chose Dwight Howard).

2014 NBA Lottery Odds

Team Record 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th
Bucks 15-67 25.00% 21.49% 17.75% 35.76% - - - - - - - - - -
76ers 19-63 19.90% 18.80% 17.10% 31.86% 12.35% - - - - - - - - -
Magic 23-59 15.60% 15.73% 15.56% 22.53% 26.53% 4.05% - - - - - - - -
Jazz 25-57 10.40% 11.20% 12.09% 9.85% 37.29% 17.75% 1.42% - - - - - - -
Celtics 25-57 10.30% 11.11% 12.01% - 23.83% 34.21% 8.18% 0.37% - - - - - -
Lakers 27-55 6.30% 7.09% 8.10% - - 43.99% 30.44% 3.96% 0.10% - - - - -
Kings 28-54 4.30% 4.94% 5.78% - - - 59.96% 23.20% 1.79% 0.03% - - - -
Pistons 29-53 2.80% 3.26% 3.88% - - - - 72.47% 16.78% 0.80% 0.01% - - -
Cavaliers 33-49 1.70% 2.00% 2.41% - - - - - 81.32% 12.19% 0.38% 0.00% - -
Pelicans 34-48 1.10% 1.30% 1.58% - - - - - - 86.98% 8.87% 0.18% 0.00% -
Nuggets 36-46 0.80% 0.95% 1.15% - - - - - - - 90.74% 6.28% 0.08% 0.00%
Knicks 37-45 0.70% 0.83% 1.01% - - - - - - - - 93.54% 3.90% 0.02%
Timberwolves 40-42 0.60% 0.71% 0.87% - - - - - - - - - 96.02% 1.80%
Suns 48-34 0.50% 0.59% 0.72% - - - - - - - - - - 98.18%

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Key trades
The Denver Nuggets own the New York Knicks' first-round pick. The Nuggets must send the lesser of the Knicks' first-round pick and their own to Orlando.
The Bobcats receive the Detroit Pistons' pick if it falls between Nos. 9 and 30.
The 76ers receive the New Orleans Pelicans' pick if it falls between Nos. 6 and 30.
The Phoenix Suns receive the Minnesota Timberwolves' first-round pick if it falls between Nos. 13 and 30.