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2009 NBA Lottery Results, Draft Predictions

The LA Clippers won the 209 NBA lottery with only being the third worst team in the NBA last season. Sacramento had to settle for the fourth overall pick for the upcoming 2009 NBA draft after having the worst record in the league last season. The Kings had a 25 % chance to get the number one pick in the draft, but were unable to obtain the number one or two position. The Memphis Grizzlies were able to upgrade their position from the fifth pick to number two after the lottery was held. The Clippers are expected to pick number one prospect Blake Griffin with the first draft pick in June with Spain's Ricky Rubio heavily favored to be the second overall pick in the 2009 NBA draft. The following is the 2009 NBA Draft Lottery order with predicted picks based on team need for each franchise.2009 NBA Mock Lottery Draft with Revised Team Order

#1 Pick 2009 NBA Draft Lottery – LA Clippers
Blake Griffin – PF – Okalahoma

#2 Pick 2009 NBA Draft Lottery – Memphis Grizzlies
Ricky Rubio – PG – Spain

#3 Pick 2009 NBA Draft Lottery – Oklahoma City Thunder
Hasheem Thabeet – C – UConn

#4 Pick 2009 NBA Draft Lottery – Sacramento Kings
James Harden – SG – Arizona State

#5 Pick 2009 NBA Draft Lottery – Washington Wizards
Jordan Hill – PF Arizona

#6 Pick 2009 NBA Draft Lottery – Minnesota Timberwolves
DeMar DeRozan – SG – USC

#7 Pick 2009 NBA Draft Lottery – Golden State
Tyreke Evans – PG/SG – Memphis

#8 Pick 2009 NBA Draft Lottery – New York Knicks
Stephen Curry – PG/SG – Davidson

#9 Pick 2009 NBA Draft Lottery – Toronoto Raptors
Earl Clark – SF/PF – Louisville

#10 Pick 2009 NBA Draft Lottery – Milwauke Bucks
Gerald Henderson – SG – Duke

#11 Pick 2009 NBA Draft Lottery – New Jersey Nets
Wayne Ellington – SG – North Carolina
#12 Pick 2009 NBA Draft Lottery – Charlotte Hornets
Chase Budinger – SF – Arizona

#13 Pick 2009 NBA Draft Lottery – Indiana Pacers
Brandon Jennings – PG – International Play

#14 Pick 2009 NBA Draft Lottery – Phoenix Suns
Eric Manor – PG – VCU

Refs:
http://blogs.mercurynews.com/kawakami/2009/05/19/a-quick-nba-lottery-guide-the-griffinrubio-1-2-prizes-then-its-hit-or-miss/
http://www.goldenstateofmind.com/2009/5/19/880561/2009-nba-draft-lottery-results-+
http://www.mynbadraft.com/, http://awfulannouncing.blogspot.com/2009/05/your-nba-draft-lottery-results.html
http://www.collegehoopsvideo.com
http://www.collegehoopsvideo.com/2009/05/nba-lottery-results-and-2009-mock-draft-predictions/

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