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NBA Draft » Utah needs good luck to get first-round pick.

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Without a backward slide by Golden State, the Jazz won’t be part of the first round in this draft.

They traded their own pick, which turned out to be No. 18, to Minnesota as part of the 2010 trade for Al Jefferson.

At a glance

Lottery luck

Teams participating in the lottery and their chance (in percentages) of getting the No. 1 pick, which is expected to be Kentucky’s Anthony Davis:

1. Charlotte 25.0%

2. Washington 19.9%

3. Cleveland 13.8%

4. New Orleans 13.7%

5. Sacramento 7.6%

6. a-Brooklyn 7.5%

7. b-Golden State 3.6%

8. Toronto 3.5%

9. Detroit 1.7%

10. New Orleans 1.1%

11. Portland 0.8%

12. Milwaukee 0.7%

13. Phoenix 0.6%

14. Houston 0.5%

a — Conveyed to Portland unless Brooklyn moves into the top three

b — Conveyed to Utah if Golden State drops to eighth, ninth or 10th

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