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Cleveland Cavaliers Win the NBA Draft Lottery

Posted by Dennis Velasco Categories: Drafts, NBA, News,

Could Kyrie Irving go first overall in the upcoming NBA Draft and head to the Cleveland CavaliersAfter getting done dirty by LeBron James last offseason and winning only 19 games in the Post-Bron Era, the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the odds and won the NBA Draft Lottery and, if you believe the multitude of mock drafts out there, the rights to point guard Kyrie Irving. Oddly enough, the Cavaliers, coming in with the second-best chance to win (19.9%) with their own pick, actually won with the Los Angeles Clippers (2.8%) draft pick. The Cavs acquired this pick with the trade of Mo Williams to the Los Angeles Clippers for Baron Davis. This immediately brings up two questions - why didn't the Clippers protect the pick and why didn't the Clippers protect the pick?

 

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Jimmer Fredette leads AP All America team

Jimmer Fredette leads AP All-America teamJimmer Fredette of BYU led the way in voting for the AP All-America team with 64 votes of a possible 65 from the national media members that also vote for the Top 25 college basketball teams each week during the season. Joining Fredette were two other seniors in Duke point guard Nolan Smith who received 61 votes and Purdue big man JaJuan Johnson who received 44 votes. Junior point guard Kemba Walker from UConn also made the team with 51 votes and freshman phenom Jared Sullinger from Ohio State joined the upper classmen with 58 votes. The voting took place before the NCAA Tournament and rewards regular season excellence.

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