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2017 NBA Draft Lottery Start Time, Draft Odds

The NBA Draft Lottery takes place tonight on ESPN as a handful of minutes could determine the fate of the league moving forward the next few seasons. The NBA Draft Lottery Start Time is set for 8:00 p.m. before Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals on ESPN. The Boston Celtics have the best overall chance to win the draft lottery tonight despite being in the Eastern Conference Finals because of a trade with the New Jersey Nets.

The 14 NBA teams that don't reach the playoffs are put into a pool that make up the NBA Lottery. Ping pong balls will determine what team gets slotted in what position for the upcoming draft. Here are the odds for the teams in the NBA Draft to finish with the top spot tonight.

2017 NBA Lottery Odds
TEAMNO. 1 (%)
 Boston Celtics (via Nets) 25.0
 Phoenix Suns 19.9
 Los Angeles Lakers 15.6
 Philadelphia 76ers 11.9
 Orlando Magic 8.8
 Minnesota Timberwolves 5.3
 New York Knicks 5.3
 Sacramento Kings 2.8
 Dallas Mavericks 1.7
 New Orleans Pelicans 1.1
 Charlotte Hornets 0.8
 Detroit Pistons 0.7
 Denver Nuggets 0.6
 Miami Heat 0.5

Movie Free Picks: CFB Heisman Prop Bet (Betting CFB Future Odds)

One position has overtaken the Heisman trophy award. Perhaps some value with this year's pick. Handicapped by Pro Bettor Brad Powers - with Steve Fezzik from the Pregame.com Studios in Las Vegas. Get his NCAA College Basketball Free Pick: Heisman Prop Bet.