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Boston Celtics Win Draft Lottery, Lakers 2nd, 76ers 3rd

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images

The ping pong balls have spoken, and the ping pong balls say that the Boston Celtics have won the number one overall pick in the 2017 Draft.

The Celtics had a 25% chance to win the first pick, all thanks to the Brooklyn Nets, who owed their pick to the Celtics after the trade involving Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce.

Following the Celtics, the Lakers grabbed the 2nd pick, keeping it over the 76ers, and the 76ers rounded out the top 3 with the third pick headed to Philadelphia due to the Sacramento Kings pick falling at the 5th position.

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The full draft lottery results are down below:


  • 1st Pick - Boston Celtics
  • 2nd Pick - Los Angeles Lakers
  • 3rd Pick - Philadelphia 76ers
  • 4th Pick - Phoenix Suns
  • 5th Pick - Sacramento Kings
  • 6th Pick - Orlando Magic
  • 7th Pick - Minnesota Timberwolves
  • 8th Pick - New York Knicks
  • 9th Pick - Dallas Mavericks
  • 10th Pick - Sacramento Kings
  • 11th Pick - Charlotte Hornets
  • 12th Pick - Detroit Pistons
  • 13th Pick - Denver Nuggets
  • 14th Pick - Miami Heat