2012 NBA Draft Lottery

Who:

Washington Wizards

What:

2012 NBA Draft Lottery

Where:

Times Square, New York City

When:

May 30, 8pm ESPN

On May 30th, the Wizards will be one of 14 teams participating in the 2012 NBA Draft Lottery. They will have a 19.9% chance of landing the #1 overall pick, an 18.78% chance of landing the #2 overall pick, and a 17.06% chance of ending up with the #3 overall pick. They have a 55.74% chance of ending up with a pick in the top 3.

The lowest the Wizards can pick will be 5th, so they are guaranteed a top 5 pick in the upcoming draft.

See table below for each team's lottery odds:

Team
# Combos 1st pick 2nd pick 3rd pick Any top 3 pick
Charlotte
250
25.00%
21.47%
17.72%
64.19%
Washington
199
19.90%
18.78%
17.06%
55.74%
Cleveland
138
13.80%
14.24%
14.53%
42.57%
New Orleans
137
13.70%
14.16%
14.47%
42.33%
Sacramento
76
7.60%
8.44%
9.46%
25.50%
Brooklyn
75
7.50%
8.33%
9.36%
25.19%
Golden State
36
3.60%
4.16%
4.90%
12.66%
Toronto
35
3.50%
4.05%
4.77%
12.32%
Detroit
17
1.70%
2.00%
2.40%
6.10%
Minnesota
11
1.10%
1.30%
1.57%
3.97%
Portland
8
0.80%
0.95%
1.15%
2.90%
Milwaukee
7
0.70%
0.83%
1.01%
2.54%
Phoenix
6
0.60%
0.71%
0.87%
2.18%
Houston
5
0.50%
0.59%
0.72%
1.81%