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NBA Draft Lottery: Cleveland Cavs get top pick, Washington Wizards move up to 3

The Cavs won the lottery again and the Wizards lucked into the 3rd pick.


Dan Gilbert's kid was lucky once again. For the second time since LeBron left, the Cleveland Cavs have the top pick. Most believe that they'll pick Nerlens Noel.

Cleveland Cavaliers win 2013 NBA Draft lottery -

Considering Varejao's fragility, Cleveland might turn to Nerlens Noel with their top pick. Noel is coming off of an injury as well and is expected to make a full recovery. Noel would make opposing teams consider before driving the lane on the Cavs. Cleveland averaged four blocks a game last season, good for second-to-last in the league. Noel averaged 4.4 blocks a game by himself for the Kentucky Wildcats last season.

The other big winner was the Wizards who were slotted for the 8th spot but moved all the way up to number 3. On weird years like this one, I feel like for some reason the Wizards might walk away with the best pick in the draft when all is said and done. We'll see though.

Oh yeah, and the Magic got the 2 pick.

So what does all this have to do with the Celtics? Not likely anything, but at least we know the draft order now.

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