Celtics Clinch Top Draft Lottery Odds Thanks To Nets
Although they've lost badly in their last two games and fallen out of first place in the Eastern Conference, there's still reason to celebrate for the Boston Celtics this weekend.
Thanks to the Brooklyn Nets' 115-107 loss to the Orlando Magic, the Celtics now hold the best odds to land the number one pick in the NBA's draft lottery system.
The loss dropped Brooklyn's lowly record to 19-60 overall and officially cemented them as the worst record in the league with just a few games left to go.
It also gave the Celtics, who own the Nets' pick thanks to that historic fleecing of a deal that sent Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to Brooklyn a few years back, a huge opportunity to potentially add a game-changing player to their team.
If the lottery goes Boston's way, they could use the top pick in the draft to get a player that could take them to the next level and give them the ability to truly be viewed as a threat to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the East.