Magic Make No. 1 Pick Appear
Orlando executive Pat Williams chatted live on after the Magic grabbed the top spot in the NBA Draft for the third time in the past 13 years. Also making headlines at NBA Draft Lottery 2004 were the Los Angeles Clippers, who landed the second pick despite being projected at No. 5. The draft will be held June 24 in New York.
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Extended Forecast
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Year-by-Year Lottery Picks
A comprehensive list of every lottery pick since 1985.
Top 13 since 1980

Year-by-Year Probabilities
Probabilities for each team in lottery history.
All-time first-round results

Top Picks Photo Gallery
From Ewing to LeBron, check out photos of all the No. 1 picks.
Rookie stats: No. 1 picks

Evolution of the Lottery
From territorial picks to coin flips to the current system, here's how the lottery evolved.

While the first three draft picks were determined by the lottery, the expansion Charlotte Bobcats will have the No. 4 choice. The remaining teams will select in inverse order of their regular-season records.