Cohen 8-Ball: If There Were No Draft Lottery
Josh Cohen’s Analysis (Jan. 26, 2014): There probably would be no LeBron James in Miami if a draft lottery didn’t exist in 2008. The Heat had the league’s worst record, but settled for the No. 2 pick and one of the more notable busts in the last decade, Michael Beasley.
All ultimately panned out for the Heat when they united Dwyane Wade with LeBron and Chris Bosh. But a Wade-Rose backcourt would have been rather interesting too.
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