The Magic are taking Lil' Penny to the draft lottery
15 May, 2018, 22:35 | Author: Elena Meyer
With such high stakes, the lottery often inspires superstition with teams looking to trinkets and charms to improve their chances of a lucky ball bounce.
The NBA Draft lottery is nearly upon us, and somehow the Boston Celtics are still involved. But for the Magic, a team that desperately needs a talent infusion, nabbing a top-three pick this year would be crucial.
They Celtics have successfully built teams in every way possible, but every single top core has always involved at least one top player being draft, and leading the team in a special way.
Anyway, since the Kings are bad and tanking next season would accomplish nothing, they desperately need to strike gold in this year's draft.
Phoenix has the best odds of landing the No. 1 pick (25 percent) after posting a league-worst 21-61 record last season. That trio of picks could bring on added significance this year with the 76ers/Celtics scenario: If Los Angeles' name isn't called early on, then we know its pick has moved to the top three.
Lately, teams have taken to bringing good luck totems and other various things, or even sending certain people as representatives in an odd effort to influence a drawing that has already taken place.
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