Pelicans to Participate in 2013 NBA Draft Lottery

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PELICANS TO PARTICIPATE IN 2013 NBA DRAFT LOTTERYDrawing to be held on Tuesday, May 21

May 14, 2013

The New Orleans Pelicans will participate in the 2013 NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday, May 21 to determine where they will pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. The event will be televised on ESPN beginning at 7:30 p.m. CT from Disney/ABC’s Times Square Studios in New York City.

For the second consecutive year, the team will be represented on stage at the NBA Draft Lottery by Head Coach Monty Williams.

Headed into the Lottery, the Pelicans hold their own selection (slotted fifth). New Orleans has an 8.80% chance (88 of 1,000 possibilities) at landing the first selection, a 9.65% chance at drafting second and a 10.68% chance at third.

Following the conclusion of the Lottery, General Manager Dell Demps will be available to media via conference call from New York. Further details regarding the conference call will be sent at a later date.

The NBA Draft will be held on Thursday, June 27 at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. and broadcast by ESPN at 6 p.m. CT.

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