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Caron Butler of the Miami Heat reacts to his team getting the 9th draft pick during the NBA draft lottery drawing at NBA television studios in Secaucus, N.J., Thursday, May 22, 2003. (AP Photo/Mike Derer)
Gallery: NBA draft lottery through the years
First Published May 20 2014 11:41 am • Last Updated May 21 2014 04:32 pm

No one wants to be there.

It’s awkward.

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It isn’t any fun.

It means your team failed to be successful.

But as long as you’re there, you might as well win it.

It’s the NBA draft lottery.

And the Utah Jazz will try to land the No. 1 pick in June’s draft during Tuesday night’s draft lottery.

This gallery is a look back at the NBA lottery through the years at some of the successes and disappointment from the NBA draft lottery.




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