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NBA Draft Lottery 2013: Past Winners


The NBA Draft Lottery is Tuesday night at 8:00 pm ET, but the hype surrounding the event is already mounting. The odds are in and the machine has been loaded with balls, and all that’s left is to see who will be picking No. 1 overall in this year’s NBA Draft.

Before we get too excited about what this year’s winner will do with their pick, let’s take a look back at past winners to see who won the lottery in the years gone by and who they chose to spend that pick on.

Year Team Previous season
record
Lottery
chances
Probability Player selected
1985 New York Knicks 24–58 (3rd-worst) 14.29% Patrick Ewing
1986 Los Angeles Clippers
(conveyed to the Cleveland Cavaliers via Philadelphia 76ers)
32–50 (7th-worst) 14.29% Brad Daugherty
1987 San Antonio Spurs 28–54 (4th-worst) 14.29% David Robinson
1988 Los Angeles Clippers 17–65 (Worst) 14.29% Danny Manning
1989 Sacramento Kings 27–55 (6th-worst) 11.11% Pervis Ellison
1990 New Jersey Nets 17–65 (Worst) 11 (out of 66) 16.67% Derrick Coleman
1991 Charlotte Hornets 26–56 (5th-worst) 7 (out of 66) 10.61% Larry Johnson
1992 Orlando Magic 21–61 (2nd-worst) out 10 (out of 66) 15.15% Shaquille O’Neal
1993 Orlando Magic 41–41 (11th-worst) 1 (out of 66) 1.52% Chris Webber
1994 Milwaukee Bucks 20–62 (2nd-worst) 163 (out of 1000) 16.30% Glenn Robinson
1995 Golden State Warriors 26–56 (5th-worst) 94 (out of 1000) 9.40% Joe Smith
1996 Philadelphia 76ers 18–64 (2nd-worst) 200 (out of 593) 33.73% Allen Iverson
1997 San Antonio Spurs 20–62 (3rd-worst) 157 (out of 727) 21.60% Tim Duncan
1998 Los Angeles Clippers 17–65 (3rd-worst) 157 (out of 696) 22.56% Michael Olowokandi
1999 Chicago Bulls 13–37 (3rd-worst) 157 (out of 1000) 15.70% Elton Brand
2000 New Jersey Nets 31–51 (7th-worst) 44 (out of 1000) 4.40% Kenyon Martin
2001 Washington Wizards 19–63 (3rd-worst) 157 (out of 1000) 15.70% Kwame Brown
2002 Houston Rockets 28–54 (5th-worst) 89 (out of 1000) 8.90% Yao Ming
2003 Cleveland Cavaliers 17–65 (T-Worst) 225 (out of 1000) 22.50% LeBron James
2004 Orlando Magic 21–61 (Worst) 250 (out of 1000) 25.00% Dwight Howard
2005 Milwaukee Bucks 30–52 (6th-worst) 63 (out of 1000) 6.30% Andrew Bogut
2006 Toronto Raptors 27–55 (5th-worst) 88 (out of 1000) 8.80% Andrea Bargnani
2007 Portland Trail Blazers 32–50 (6th-worst) 53 (out of 1000) 5.30% Greg Oden
2008 Chicago Bulls 33–49 (9th-worst) 17 (out of 1000) 1.70% Derrick Rose
2009 Los Angeles Clippers 19–63 (2nd-worst) 177 (out of 1000) 17.70% Blake Griffin
2010 Washington Wizards 26–56 (5th-worst) 103 (out of 1000) 10.30% John Wall
2011 Los Angeles Clippers
(traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers)[g]
32–50 (8th-worst) 28 (out of 1000) 2.80% Kyrie Irving
2012 New Orleans Hornets 21-45 (T-3rd-worst) 137(out of 1000) 13.70% Anthony Davis

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