NBA draft lottery
The Knicks finished with the second-worst record in the NBA behind Minnesota, meaning they have a 19.9 percent chance of landing the No. 1 overall pick during the lottery.
The annual eulogy is real, just like the Knicks are really bad. Their ignominious run of wretched basketball is rolling out like a red carpet.
It’s a confusing idea, but a proposal that NBA owners may be considering within a year to combat teams tanking seasons to get higher draft picks.
David Stern’s recent appearance on Jim Rome’s radio show made headlines because the commissioner didn’t like the fact that Rome had the nerve to ask him about the draft lottery.
Though the lottery is right here in the Tri-State area, there’s little excitement with the Nets and Knicks not involved. The Jazz own the Nets’ pick, currently No. 6, from the Deron Williams trade.