1985: Seven envelopes for seven teams
Atlanta, Golden State, Indiana, L.A. Clippers, New York, Sacramento, Seattle

1986: Seven envelopes for seven teams
Boston (from Seattle), Dallas (from Cleveland), Golden State, Indiana, New York, Philadelphia (from L.A. Clippers), Phoenix

1987: Seven envelopes for seven teams
Cleveland, L.A. Clippers, New Jersey, New York, Phoenix, Sacramento, San Antonio

1988: Seven envelopes for seven teams
Golden State, Indiana, L.A. Clippers, L.A. Clippers (from Sacramento), New Jersey, Philadelphia, Phoenix

1989: Nine envelopes for nine teams
Charlotte, Chicago (from N.J.), Dallas, Indiana, L.A. Clippers, Miami, Sacramento, San Antonio, Washington


1990 NBA DRAFT LOTTERY CHANCES
(Out of 66)

Team Record Balls
New Jersey 17-65 11
Miami 18-64 10
Orlando 18-64 9
Charlotte 19-63 8
Minnesota 22-60 7
Sacramento 23-59 6
L.A. Clippers 30-52 5
Dallas (via Wash.) 31-51 4
Golden State 37-45 3
Seattle 41-41 2
Atlanta 41-41 1
1991 NBA DRAFT LOTTERY CHANCES
(Out of 66)

Team Record Balls
Denver 20-62 11
Miami 24-58 10
Sacramento 25-57 9
New Jersey 26-56 8
Charlotte 26-56 7
Dallas 28-54 6
Minnesota 29-53 5
Washington 30-52 4
L.A. Clippers 31-51 3
Orlando 31-51 2
Cleveland 33-49 1



1992 NBA DRAFT LOTTERY CHANCES
(Out of 66)

Team Record Balls
Minnesota 15-67 11
Orlando 21-61 10
Dallas 22-60 9
Denver 24-58 8
Washington 25-57 7
Sacramento 29-53 6
Milwaukee 31-51 5
Charlotte 31-51 4
Philadelphia 35-47 3
Atlanta 38-44 2
Houston 42-40 1
1993 NBA DRAFT LOTTERY CHANCES
(Out of 66)

Team Record Balls
Dallas 11-71 11
Minnesota 19-63 10
Washington 22-60 9
Sacramento 25-57 8
Philadelphia 26-56 7
Milwaukee 28-54 6
Golden State 34-48 5
Denver 36-46 4
Miami 36-46 3
Detroit 40-42 2
Orlando 41-41 1



1994 NBA DRAFT LOTTERY CHANCES
(Out of 1,000)

Team Record Chances Pick 1 Pick 2 Pick 3
Dallas (13-69) 250 25.00% 21.72% 18.12%
Detroit (20-62) 164 16.40% 16.41% 16.13%
Minnesota (20-62) 164 16.40% 16.41% 16.13%
Milwaukee (20-62) 163 16.30% 13.34% 16.08%
Washington (24-58) 94 9.40% 10.32% 11.46%
Philadelphia (1) (25-57) 66 6.60% 7.47% 8.61%
L.A. Clippers (27-55) 44 4.40% 5.09% 6.02%
Sacramento (28-54) 27 2.70% 3.17% 3.83%
Boston (32-50) 15 1.50% 1.78% 2.18%
L.A. Lakers (33-49) 8 0.80% 0.96% 1.18%
Charlotte (2) (41-41) 5 0.50% 0.60% 0.74%


(1) Pick belongs to Philadelphia or Seattle
(2) Pick belongs to Seattle or Philadelphia


1995 NBA DRAFT LOTTERY CHANCES
(Out of 1,000)

Team Record Chances Pick 1 Pick 2 Pick 3
L.A. Clippers (17-65) 250 25.00% 21.68% 18.09%
Washington (21-61) 183 18.30% 17.87% 16.99%
Minnesota (21-61) 182 18.20% 17.80% 16.96%
Philadelphia (24-58) 126 12.60% 13.31% 14.05%
Golden State (26-56) 94 9.40% 10.31% 11.43%
Detroit (28-54) 66 6.60% 7.46% 8.59%
New Jersey (30-52) 44 4.40% 5.08% 6.01%
Miami (32-50) 27 2.70% 3.17% 3.82%
Milwaukee (34-48) 15 1.50% 1.78% 2.17%
Dallas (36-46) 8 0.80% 0.95% 1.17%
Sacramento (39-43) 5 0.50% 0.60% 0.74%



1996 NBA DRAFT LOTTERY CHANCES
(Out of 1,000)

Team Record Chances Pick 1 Pick 2 Pick 3
Vancouver (15-67) 250 0.00% 41.89% 22.48%
Philadelphia (18-64) 200 33.73% 8.51% 13.87%
Toronto (21-61) 157 0.00% 26.31% 20.92%
Milwaukee (25-57) 120 20.24% 6.47% 11.42%
Minnesota (26-56) 77 12.98% 4.56% 8.35%
Dallas (26-56) 76 12.82% 4.51% 8.26%
L.A. Clippers (29-53) 44 7.42% 2.77% 5.19%
New Jersey (30-52) 29 4.89% 1.87% 3.55%
Dallas (1) 18 3.04% 1.18% 2.25%
Denver (35-47) 11 1.85% 0.73% 1.40%
Golden State (36-46) 7 1.18% 0.47% 0.90%
Cleveland (2) 6 1.01% 0.40% 0.77%
Charlotte (41-41) 5 0.84% 0.34% 0.64%


(1) In a trade with Boston, the Mavericks gave up their first round picks in 1996 and 1997 for the Celtics' first round pick and Eric Montross. Boston had a (33-49) record.
(2) Cleveland, which acquired the Bullets' first round draft pick in the trade for Mark Price in 1995, will participate instead of Washington, which had a 39-43 record.

Note: Per their expansion agreements, Vancouver and Toronto can not select first in the 1996, 1997 or 1998 NBA Drafts. In the event one of those teams wins the 1996 NBA Draft Lottery, that team will be entitled to the second selection in the 1996 NBA Draft.


1997 NBA DRAFT LOTTERY CHANCES
(Out of 1,000)

Team Record Chances Pick 1 Pick 2 Pick 3
Vancouver 14-68 250 0.00% 45.96% 18.43%
Boston 15-67 200 27.51% 11.77% 16.85%
San Antonio 20-62 157 21.60% 10.24% 15.41%
Denver 21-61 120 16.51% 8.43% 13.20%
Philadelphia (1) 22-60 89 12.24% 6.59% 10.65%
Boston (2) 64 8.80% 4.93% 8.14%
New Jersey 26-56 44 6.05% 3.49% 5.85%
Golden State 30-52 24 3.30% 1.95% 3.33%
Toronto(1) 30-52 23 0.00% 4.23% 4.00%
Milwaukee (3) 33-49 11 1.51% 0.91% 1.56%
Sacramento 34-48 7 0.96% 0.58% 1.00%
Indiana 39-43 6 0.83% 0.50% 0.86%
Cleveland 42-40 5 0.69% 0.42% 0.72%


(1) Philadelphia has the right to "swap" picks with Toronto. Also, Toronto has the right to "swap" its pick (or Philadelphia's pick, if Philadelphia "swaps" picks with Toronto) with Dallas for Minnesota's First Round pick.
(2) Boston traded their 1996 first round pick and Eric Montross to Dallas, getting the Mavericks' 1996 and 1997 first round picks in return. The Mavericks had a 24-58 record.
(3) Milwaukee has the option to convey this pick to Phoenix.

Note: Per their expansion agreements, Vancouver and Toronto can not select first in the 1997 or 1998 NBA Drafts. In the event one of those teams qualifies for and wins the 1997 NBA Draft Lottery, that team will be entitled to the second selection in the 1997 NBA Draft.


1998 NBA DRAFT LOTTERY CHANCES
(Out of 1,000)
Team Record Chances Pick 1 Pick 2 Pick 3
Denver 11-71 250 35.92% 12.38% 16.05%
Toronto 16-66 200 0.00% 36.57% 19.51%
L.A. Clippers 17-65 157 22.56% 10.09% 14.57%
Golden State (1) 19-63 105 15.09% 7.47% 11.48%
Vancouver (2) 19-63 104 0.00% 19.02% 14.74%
Dallas 20-62 64 9.20% 4.87% 7.79%
Sacramento 27-55 44 6.32% 3.44% 5.61%
Philadelphia 31-51 29 4.17% 2.32% 3.82%
Milwaukee (3) 36-46 15 2.16% 1.22% 2.03%
Boston 36-46 14 2.01% 1.14% 1.90%
Detroit (4) 37-45 7 1.01% 0.58% 0.96%
Orlando (5) 41-41 6 0.86% 0.49% 0.83%
Washington (6) 42-40 5 0.72% 0.41% 0.69%


(1) This pick might be conveyed to Orlando or Utah.
(2) Vancouver has the option to convey this pick to Detroit. If Vancouver conveys the pick to Detroit, then Detroit has the option to convey the pick to Philadelphia.
(3) This pick might be conveyed to Denver.
(4) Detroit might have the option to convey this pick to Philadelphia.
(5) This pick might be conveyed to Golden State or Utah.
(6) This pick will be conveyed to Golden State, Orlando or Utah.

Note: Per their expansion agreements, Vancouver and Toronto can not select first in the 1998 NBA Draft. In the event one of those teams qualifies for and wins the 1998 NBA Draft Lottery, that team will be entitled to the second selection in the 1998 NBA Draft.

1999 NBA DRAFT LOTTERY CHANCES
(Out of 1,000)
Team Record Chances Pick 1 Pick 2 Pick 3
Vancouver (1) 8-42 250 25.00% 21.55% 17.84%
L.A. Clippers 9-41 200 20.00% 18.91% 17.22%
Chicago 13-37 157 15.70% 15.84% 15.70%
Toronto
(from Denver) (1)
14-36 120 12.00% 12.71% 13.43%
Minnesota
(from N.J)
16-34 89 8.90% 9.77% 10.82%
Washington 18-32 64 6.40% 7.21% 8.26%
Boston (2) 19-31 37 3.70% 4.28% 5.06%
Phoenix
(from Dallas)
19-31 36 3.60% 4.17% 4.93%
Golden State 21-29 18 1.80% 2.12% 2.56%
Cleveland 22-28 11 1.10% 1.30% 1.58%
Toronto 23-27 7 0.70% 0.83% 1.02%
Seattle 25-25 6 0.60% 0.71% 0.87%
Charlotte 26-24 5 0.50% 0.60% 0.73%


(1) This pick might be conveyed to Detroit.
(2) Cleveland has the option to receive this pick unless it is among top three.


2000 NBA DRAFT LOTTERY CHANCES
(Out of 1,000)
Team Record Chances Pick 1 Pick 2 Pick 3
L.A. Clippers 15-67 250 25.00% 21.55% 17.84%
Chicago 17-65 200 20.00% 18.91% 17.22%
Orlando
(from Golden State) (1)
41-41 157 15.70% 15.84% 15.70%
Vancouver (2) 22-60 120 12.00% 12.71% 13.43%
Atlanta 28-54 89 8.90% 9.77% 10.82%
Washington (3) 29-53 64 6.40% 7.21% 8.26%
New Jersey 31-52 44 4.40% 5.06% 5.93%
Cleveland 32-50 29 2.90% 3.38% 4.03%
Houston (4) 34-48 18 1.80% 2.12% 2.56%
Orlando
(from Denver) (1)
41-41 9 0.90% 1.07% 1.30%
Boston 35-47 9 0.90% 1.07% 1.30%
Dallas 40-42 6 0.60% 0.71% 0.87%
Orlando (5) 41-41 5 0.50% 0.60% 0.73%


(1) This pick may subsequently be conveyed to Houston, Vancouver, Detroit or Denver
(2) This pick may be conveyed to Detroit or to Houston
(3) This pick may be conveyed to Chicago via Golden State (If this pick is one of the top three picks, Washington will retain it.)
(4) This pick may be conveyed to Vancouver or Detroit
(5) This pick may be conveyed to Houston, Vancouver, Detroit or Denver
(6) This pick may be conveyed to Houston or to Vancouver
(7) This pick may be conveyed to Orlando or to Houston
(8) This pick may be conveyed to Golden State


2001 NBA DRAFT LOTTERY CHANCES
(Out of 1,000)

Team Record Chances Pick 1 Pick 2 Pick 3
Chicago 15-67 250 25.00% 21.55% 17.85%
Golden State 17-65 200 20.00% 18.91% 17.22%
Washington 19-63 157 15.70% 15.84% 15.70%
Vancouver (1) 23-59 120 12.00% 12.71% 13.43%
Atlanta 25-57 89 8.90% 9.77% 10.82%
New Jersey 26-56 64 6.40% 7.21% 8.26%
Cleveland 30-52 44 4.40% 5.06% 5.93%
L.A. Clippers 31-51 29 2.90% 3.38% 4.03%
Detroit (2) 32-50 18 1.80% 2.12% 2.56%
Boston 36-46 11 1.10% 1.30% 1.58%
Denver (3) 40-42 7 0.70% 0.83% 1.02%
Seattle 44-38 6 0.60% 0.71% 0.87%
Houston (4) 45-37 5 0.50% 0.60% 0.73%

(1) This pick may be conveyed to Detroit, or to Houston via Detroit and Philadelphia
(2) This pick may be conveyed to Houston via Philadelphia, or to Vancouver via Philadelphia and Houston
(3) This pick may be conveyed to Boston or Utah
(4) This pick may be conveyed to Vancouver, or to Detroit via Vancouver

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