The NBA draft lottery can often make or break a team’s future success in the league, with the No. 1 pick potentially adding a generational talent to their roster. This article delves into the historical draft lottery luck of teams, with some franchises having better results than others. The Cleveland Cavaliers, for example, have won the lottery four times, resulting in the addition of LeBron James twice and Kyrie Irving. On the other hand, the Phoenix Suns have only once landed the No. 1 pick in their history and it resulted in choosing Deandre Ayton. The success of teams relying on the draft lottery varies greatly, but it remains a critical event in the NBA’s offseason.
Today: November 30, 2023