Detroit Pistons lottery rundown: April 15, 2010

Here’s what we know: the Pistons will get a top-10 pick, and it won’t be the fourth or the fifth pick. Here are a few other numbers:

  • Odds of getting the No. 1 pick: 5.3 percent
  • A top-three pick: 18.3 percent
  • The sixth, seventh or eighth pick: 80.8 percent
  • The ninth or 10th pick: 1.0 percent

As always, if anyone has any questions about the lottery, post them in the comments, and I’ll answer. If you’re unsure about something, I’m sure someone else is, too.

Yesterday’s key games

  • Detroit Pistons 103, Minnesota Timberwolves 98
  • Orlando Magic 125, Philadelphia 76ers 111

(teams in lottery race with Pistons are bolded)

Standings

  • No. 6/7 seed: Detroit Pistons (27-55)
  • No. 6/7 seed: Philadelphia 76ers (27-55)

Odds

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  • No. 1 pick: 5.3 percent
  • No. 2 pick: 6.0 percent
  • No. 3 pick: 7.0 percent
  • No. 4 pick: 0.0 percent
  • No. 5 pick: 0.0 percent
  • No. 6 pick: 22.0 percent
  • No. 7 pick: 45.2 percent
  • No. 8 pick: 13.6 percent
  • No. 9 pick: 0.1 percent
  • No. 10 pick: 0.0 percent (Landing this pick is possible, but the odds round to zero.)

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