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76ers Win NBA Draft lottery; Lakers Stay At No. 2, Keep Pick

NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night and will have the No. 1 pick in June.

The Los Angeles Lakers finished second but also felt like winners, as they would have dealt their pick to Philadelphia had they fallen out of the top three. 245 more words


NBA Draft Lottery Results: 76ers get top pick, Lakes keep theirs

NBA Draft Lottery happens pretty much how most expected it to.

Lakers fans are breathing a sigh of relief now that they’ve secured the second pick of the draft. 151 more words


Jim McMillian, Forward On ’72 Lakers Title Team, Dead At 68

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jim McMillian, who helped the Los Angeles Lakers to a 33-game winning streak and the 1972 NBA championship as a second-year pro playing with Wilt Chamberlain and Jerry West, died Monday. 625 more words


NBA Draft Lottery Is Here, Lakers Have The Most To Lose

The 2016 NBA Draft Lottery airs live in ESPN Tuesday night at 5pm PT/8pm ET

Before the four remaining teams battle in the playoffs for a chance to reach the NBA Finals, all teams who didn’t make the playoffs at all battle for a high draft pick. 176 more words


NBA Mock Draft: Lakers take Brandon Ingram at No. 1, pass on Ben Simmons

By Sam Vecenie | Staff Writer

Here’s this week’s NBA mock draft, where we’ve again decided to shake up the lottery order to show just how vital the way the pingpong balls fall on May 17 will be. 92 more words