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Celtics win draft lottery; Lakers get No. 2 pick

The Celtics won 25 games in the first season after the trade but their win total has improved in each of the next three seasons, culminating in getting the top seed in the Eastern Conference this season.

LaVar told reporters after the lottery that "there's no doubt in my mind whatsoever" when asked about the possibility of the Lakers taking his son with the second pick.

The Celtics obviously have the ability to sweeten any deal that would include this year's No. 1 overall pick.

Here's a first look at how The News' Rod Beard projects the first round will shake out. A trade like that has been suggested by many, and it was something that both the Bulls and Celtics had talked about during the draft a year ago and at this past trade deadline.

Click through the gallery above to view Rod Beard's National Basketball Association mock draft, version 1.0.

On June 22, NY will also be presented with the opportunity to add depth, via two second round picks. Knicks president Phil Jackson said after the lottery.

Lady Luck smiled down on the Celtics during Tuesday's NBA Draft Lottery, when the C's were awarded the draft's first overall pick for the first time in franchise history. "I recently had a conversation with Ray and we agreed that it would be in his best interest to transfer to another program", Prohm said. After almost 900 votes, roughly three-quarters of Suns fans told us they believe the system is rigged.

Boston Celtics win NBA draft lottery, Lakers second
The Lakers won the second overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, putting them in a position to draft Lonzo Ball . There is no debate that Fultz and Ball have risen above the rest as the consensus top two picks in the draft.

LAKERS: Nash and Dwight Howard were on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 2012 after the Lakers acquired the two stars in separate trades, but Nash made it through just 65 games over two seasons because of back problems.

I guess sometimes you just don't know what you got till it's gone. That's on them, whenever they clear me.

Eric Bledsoe can rest easy now knowing that he is the Suns point guard of the foreseeable future.

The first option would be to draft one of the great young players from this year's draft class.

In 1986, the lottery was not decided based on a team's record, but on what teams logo would be drawn first from a bingo-style bucket.

In all fairness, however, I can not explain why the New York Knicks dropped to eight overall behind the Minnesota Timberwolves despite being tied in odds.

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