Throwback Thursday: Top Ten NBA Lottery Moments


Written by Drew Hammell

Art by Renick Bowman

For NBA fans whose team hasn’t played a basketball game for several weeks, the NBA Draft Lottery has always been a small glimmer of light at the end of a long, dark tunnel. The lottery is a chance for a team with a bleak future to land a number 1 pick. Basketball is one of the few team sports where a top pick can help change the entire direction of a franchise. It’s happened before, and it will continue to happen in the future. Here’s a look at some of the greatest NBA Draft Lottery moments, and the players that drastically changed the direction of their franchises.