Pistons likely to receive No. 5, No. 6 or No. 7 pick in NBA Draft


I consider these NBA lottery odds the most accurate, because they account for not only how likely each seed in the lottery is to receive each pick, but how likely each team is to to finish as each seed. The latter is a bit more difficult to estimate, but huge thanks to Kevin Pelton for providing his computerized projections.

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Detroit Pistons’ lottery odds

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No. 1 pick: 9.0 percent

No. 2 pick:

9.7 percent

No. 3 pick:

10.5 percent

No. 4 pick:

4.8 percent

No. 5 pick:

19.9 percent

No. 6 pick:

23.4 percent

No. 7 pick:

13.6 percent

No. 8 pick:

5.4 percent

No. 9 pick:

2.6 percent

No. 10 pick:

1.0 percent

(through March 27)