With the season wrapping up on Thursday evening, the odds for winning the NBA Draft Lottery are now official. The Cavaliers strong push to increase their chance paid off, as Dan Gilbert and Chris Grant now have a tie for the third-best shot at landing the No. 1 overall pick (and adding a franchise-chaning player in Kentucky's Anthony Davis). The Cavs tied with New Orleans for the third-worst record in the league, and have a 42.4 percent chance of landing a pick in the top three. The Bobcats and Wizards, who locked up their lottery positions early on, are the only two teams with significantly higher chances of getting to No. 1 over all pick.
The odds for the four worst teams below:
|Team||1st Pick||2nd Pick||3rd Pick||Top 3 chances|
For more news, analysis, and discussion on the Cavaliers and their offseason, visit Fear The Sword. For all your NBA Draft news and notes, as well as comprehensive playoff previews, visit SB Nation's NBA hub.