NBA Draft Lottery: Cavaliers land No. 1 pick for 3rd time in 4 years


The 2014 NBA Draft is one of the league's deepest in years, with Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid and Jabari Parker leading a pack of players expected to have an immediate impact. 

But there was more than on-court talent to add intrigue to this year's draft lottery.  Along with an un

canny amount of stars are some teams we don't often see in the draft lottery, including the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics. And both the Lakers and Celtics could have an effect on Kevin Love's future, as he is not expected to re-sign with the Wolves and could be traded. 

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Outside of the anomalies, this year was marked by a down Eastern Conference, which was led by the struggles of the Milwaukee Bucks, Philadelphia 76ers and Orlando Magic. The concept of tanking came to the forefront as teams took big defeat totals, including the Sixers' 26-game loss streak. Those struggles equaled coaching vacancies, with the Cavaliers, Jazz, Lakers, Knicks and Wolves all looking for a new head man.  

The draft lottery, which has the potential to effect all of those factors, was revealed on Tuesday and this is the order in which teams will pick at the June 26 draft:

No. 1 Cavaliers

No. 2 Bucks

No. 3 Sixers

No. 4 Magic

No. 5 Jazz

No. 6 Celtics

No. 7 Lakers

No. 8 Kings

No. 9 Hornets (via Detroit)

No. 10 Sixers

No. 11 Nuggets

No. 12 Magic (via Denver)

No. 13 Wolves

No. 14. Suns

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