The Basketball Gods Work in Mysterious Ways: The 2017 NBA Lottery Live Thread

As we await the results of the 2017 NBA Lottery at 8:30 PM Eastern (airing on ESPN), let’s take a quick look at the important odds for the Knicks.

The Knicks have a 5.3% chance of landing the #1 overall pick.

Odds for No. 2 overall pick: 6.0 percent

Odds for No. 3 overall pick: 7.0 percent

Odds for No. 7 overall pick: 57.2 percent

Odds for No. 8 overall pick: 22.6 percent

Odds for No. 9 overall pick: 1.8 percent

Odds for No. 10 overall pick: Just a smidge over 0.

So 18.3% chance at landing in the top 3 and 79.8% chance of being either the #6 or the #7 seed.

Let’s hope that the 18.3% chance wins out.

Let’s go, ping pong balls!

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