Huffpost Sports

2014 NBA Draft Lottery Results: Cleveland Cavaliers Land No. 1 Overall Pick, Again

Posted: Updated:
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS
The Cleveland Cavaliers celebrate during the game against the Boston Celtics at The Quicken Loans Arena on April 12, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images) | David Liam Kyle via Getty Images

It's official: The Cleveland Cavaliers are currently the best team in the NBA at the draft lottery.

For the second year in a row and the third time in four years, the Cavs will make the No. 1 overall selection in the NBA Draft. Cleveland entered the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery with just a 1.7% chance of winning but defied the odds to land the top choice in draft stocked with talented college players like Joel Embiid and Andrew Wiggins of Kansas, Jabari Parker of Duke and Julius Randle of Kentucky.

The Milwaukee Bucks had the league's worst regular-season record for the 2013-2014 season and the best odds of winning the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery at 25 percent. Milwaukee would settle for the No. 2 pick.

COMPLETE 2014 NBA DRAFT LOTTERY RESULTS

1. Cavs
2. Bucks
3. 76ers
4. Magic
5. Jazz
6. Celtics
7. Lakers
8. Kings
9. Hornets
10. 76ers
11. Nuggets
12. Magic
13. Timberwolves
14. Suns

 
From Our Partners