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Nobody wanted the first overall pick. That was the story in the days and weeks heading into the NBA draft lottery, which took place Tuesday night. In a year bereft of that singular, franchise-altering talent, nabbing the top pick was supposed to be as much a curse as a gift. Not for the Cleveland Cavaliers. For the rest of the 13 non-playoff teams playing lotto, seeing NBA deputy commissioner Adam Silver pull their logo out of that envelope last may have been a mixed blessing. The prize is most likely Kentucky forward Nerlens Noel, who is expected to miss at least the first two months of next season after tearing his ACL. Even fully healthy, Noel is considered a project. As such, sleepers like Ben McLemore, Trey Burke and Otto Porter saw their names floated as possible No. 1s, depending on which team landed the pick. That dilemma does not exist for the Cavs, however. Unlike some of their competition (if it can be called that) for the No. 1 pick, such as the Magic and Bobcats, all of...
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