NBA draft lottery 2015: The Odds, time, TV schedule

NBA draft lottery 2015: The Odds, time, TV schedule

The NBA draft lottery will figure out which teams are opened with the initial three picks, and the resulting request of the first round for June 25.

Here’s all that you have to know before the ping pong balls begin flying.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 8:30 p.m. EDT

WHERE: New York Hilton Midtown

TELEVISION: ESPN

ODDS FOR TOP PICK:

1. Minnesota Timberwolves (16-66): 25%

2. New York Knicks (17-65): 19.9%

3. Philadelphia 76ers (18-64): 15.6%

4. Los Angeles Lakers* (21-61): 11.9%

5. Orlando Magic (25-57): 8.8%

6. Sacramento Kings (29-53): 6.3%

7. Denver Nuggets (30-52): 4.3%

8. Detroit Pistons (32-50): 2.8%

9. Charlotte Hornets (33-49): 1.7%

10. Miami Heat** (37-45): 1.1%

11. Indiana Pacers (38-44): .8%

12. Utah Jazz (38-44): .7%

13. Phoenix Suns (39-43): .6%

14. Oklahoma City Thunder: .5%

* – The Lakers’ pick will be sent to the 76ers if it falls outside the top five as a condition of an earlier trade.

** – The Heat’s pick will be sent to the 76ers if it falls outside the top 10 as a condition of an earlier trade.

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