Wolves to Participate in 2014 NBA Draft Lottery
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The Minnesota Timberwolves will participate in the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery, held on Tuesday, May 20 at the Disney/ABC Times Square Studios in New York City. By way of their 40-42 regular season record, the Wolves are currently slotted into the No. 13 selection, with a 2.18% chance of attaining a top-three pick. The Draft Lottery will be televised on ESPN beginning at 7 p.m. CT.
Wolves general manager Milt Newton will represent the team on stage at the Draft Lottery. Should the ping pong balls fall Minnesota’s way landing it a top-three selection, Newton will be made available to the Twin Cities media following the Draft Lottery via a conference call. Should the Wolves win the Draft Lottery, Newton will be available to the media via a national conference call at approximately 8 p.m. CT. Details will be sent out to the media on Tuesday afternoon.
The Wolves will also have three second-round picks, the 40th (New Orleans' selection - acquired 9/9/2009 via the Antonio Daniels/Bobby Brown and Darius Songalia trade), 44th (own) and 53rd (Golden State's selection - acquired 6/27/2013 via the Malcolm Lee and Andre Roberson trade) overall draft choices.
The 2014 NBA Draft will take place on Thursday, June 26 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., beginning at 6 p.m. CT and broadcast on ESPN.