The NBA Draft Lottery will air tonight on ESPN beginning at 5:30 PT, which generally means would should know the draft order by around 5:59 PT. Use this as an open thread to discuss the evening's events.
The pre-lottery order we want to hear before the Kings is:
14. Golden State Warriors
13. Indiana Pacers
12. San Antonio Spurs
11. Charlotte Hornets
10. New Orleans Pelicans
If those teams are called in that order, the Kings can pick no lower than 9th. If, after the Pelicans, we hear any name other than Sacramento, it will mean that the Kings have moved into the top 4 in the lottery. If any of those teams are not called in that order, it means someone behind the Kings has moved up and Sacramento is at risk of picking lower than 9th.
Good luck and Godspeed.
todays the day¦
The name of Sacramento Kings will be called at the very last………..
(i.e. the 1st pick !)
You have been so very confident all along of the move up…let’s do it!
We’re gonna move up to the Top 4, copium.
We’re gonna get a good player, copium.
We’re gonna reach the playoffs next year, copium.
We’ll be out of NBA purgatory soon, copium.
I just want fireworks from this new lottery system. Let’s stir shit up!
So even though it’s supposed to begin at 5:30, are they going to spend like 25 minutes talking before actually doing the announcements?
Yea basically, with a bunch of unnecessary commercials
I think they normally reveal the teams that move up midway through, then the last 4 picks are announced at the end.
Driving home now, so will miss the drawing. Good luck all of us.
Drive safe, and get ready to cheer for our 1st pick !!!!!!!!!
Here we go.
Meh, I figured. Pick number 9 it is.
Eh, low odds. At least we didn’t drop, that’s acceptable to me.
Shoulda tanked mehhhh
Why trade veterans for assets and tank and get a potential 3rd piece for this team? I love the playin game.
Rockets, Cavs, Raptors, and Pistons in the top 4.
Rockets tanked most of the year, as did the pistons. Toronto and Cleveland blatantly tanked later in the year. Kings should have done the same!
I think you are forgetting the magical almost run at the playin game
Toronto was literally just two spots above the Kings and they jumped in. If only…
Christ, the Cavs get more lottery luck than the rest of the league combined.
Watch Toronto get #1.
Happy we didn’t drop
Good think the Kings chose to make a run at mediocrity and not tank.
That Raptors spot was there for the tanking.
Too much gravity
I thought we gonna to jump once the Pelicans was at 10……
I’m just glad the Cavs didn’t get #1 again.
Haha, they have had sooooo many number 1 picks in the past 15 years.