Timberwolves win NBA Draft Lottery, Will Pick First in 2015 NBA Draft

The Minnesota Timberwolves may have posted the worst record in basketball last season at 16-66, but they were big winners tonight at the NBA Draft Lottery selection show. For the first time in franchise history, the Timberwolves have landed the number one pick in the NBA Draft. It’s also the first time since 2004 the team that won the lottery had the highest chance to win. (Magic selected Dwight Howard). The Timberwolves will have three number one picks on their roster after the draft, however, with 2013 selection Anthony Bennett, 2014 selection Andrew Wiggins, and whoever they pick in 2015. Here’s the full lottery order.

1: Minnesota Timberwolves

2: Los Angeles Lakers

3: Philadelphia 76ers

4: New York Knicks

5: Orlando Magic

6: Sacramento Kings

7: Denver Nuggets

8: Detroit Pistons

9: Charlotte Hornets

10: Miami Heat

11: Indiana Pacers

12: Utah Jazz

13: Phoenix Suns

14: Oklahoma City Thunder

The 2015 NBA Draft will be held June 25th live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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Published by Tony Montalto

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