News Archives

Three more takeaways from the NBA draft lottery

May 16th, 2017 at 10:20 PM
Aggregated By Sports Media 101

Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA conducted its 2017 draft lottery on Tuesday night, revealing that the Magic will have the 6th overall pick in the NBA draft. Magic fans were also following the position of the Los Angeles Lakers pick closesly, and their top-3 positioning means they will convey two 2017 second rounders. Check out our main recap here.

Three more takeaways from the draft lottery:

Tonight was nearly a worst-case scenario

Orlando had the potential to jump into the top 3 if the ping pong balls bounced their way, as well as the potential to get a 2019 first round pick from the Lakers if they fell out of the top 4. Instead, the Magic got neither.

The only way it could have shaken out worse would have been if two teams jumped the Magic instead of one, pushing them all the way down to 7th. Fortunately they averted that disaster, but Orlando fans probably won’t be happy with the final result.

The Magic have a handful of …

Read Original Post at

Sports Media 101 searches and spiders for news it aggregates from across the web about your favorite sport or sports team. This article is originally posted at another site not affiliated with Sports Media 101. The portion of the article posted here is to provide a sample of the content available at the linked site. Please click the link to read the full article. Sports Media 101 does not claim any ownership to the content and all rights are retained by the original copyright owner.

Tags: Check out our main recap here., Elfrid Payton, Kings, Los Angeles Lakers, magic, NBA Draft

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Login with: