Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 5/21/13
The NBA Draft Lottery was held Tonight and we found out the Cleveland Cavs will pick first in the 2013 NBA Draft. The Cavs have been lucky enough to get No. 1 pick 3 times in 11 years. However, the Cavs have also been bad enough to get No. 1 pick three times in 11 years. Unlike last year when Anthony Davis was the clear cut top prospect, a number of players are in consideration this year including Kentucky‘s Nerlens Noel, Ben McLemore of Kansas, and even Michigan‘s Trey Burke or Georgetown‘s Otto Porter.  More than likely, team need will play a huge factor in terms of which player hears their named called first on June 27th. Let’s take a look at what each team’s odds were, and who they would have likely drafted if they ended up with the top pick.  Go here for The Sports Bank’s 2013 NBA Mock Draft. Orlando Magic (25%): Nerlens Noel The Magic have some quality young pieces like Nikola Vucevic, Moe Harkless, and Tobias Harris but no future franchise player which is why they sorely nee...
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