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Re: Race for Ping Pong Balls 

Post#1261 » by Knightro » Mon May 17, 2021 3:11 am

The lotto odds are officially set.

The Magic have a 52.1% chance at a top 4 pick. A 14.0% chance at the No. 1 overall pick.

The lowest they can draft with their own pick is 7th.
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Post#1262 » by CZ Eddie » Mon May 17, 2021 3:12 am

Wowww OKC pulled an Orlando move!!!
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Re: Race for Ping Pong Balls 

Post#1263 » by Knightro » Mon May 17, 2021 3:14 am

The Bulls are likely going to win and finish in a 3-way tie for 8th worst record with New Orleans and Sacramento.
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Post#1264 » by tooler » Mon May 17, 2021 3:15 am

Those Cole Anthony game winners taste a little sweeter tonight.
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Post#1265 » by Rick Rolled » Mon May 17, 2021 3:20 am

The Lakers having to play the Warriors in the play in game also puts a smile on my face. Very good night in the NBA.
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Re: Race for Ping Pong Balls 

Post#1266 » by Bensational » Mon May 17, 2021 3:21 am

We have achieved top odds of the first pick, since the bottom 3 teams all have equal odds.

Tank you very much, Orlando Magic. You guys really did take one for the team.
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Re: Race for Ping Pong Balls 

Post#1267 » by Knightro » Mon May 17, 2021 3:21 am

The Magic were 15-29 at the deadline.

Houston and Detroit were both 12-32.

Solo 3rd worst record realistically is about as good as we could have hoped for all things considered.
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Post#1268 » by 3ddman23 » Mon May 17, 2021 3:22 am

3rd spot was important to me because I'm cool as long as we stay in the top 5. So even if we fall 2 spots that woukd still keep us in that 5th spot which I think is still solid in tbis draft.

Now dropping 3 or 4 spots and falling to 6-7 would be dreadful and really suck but I feel like being at the 3rd spot the absolute worst luck would habe to happen for us to fall 3-4 spots. So 3 was very important to stay hopefully in the top 5.
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Re: Race for Ping Pong Balls 

Post#1269 » by thelead » Mon May 17, 2021 3:24 am

Knightro wrote:The Bulls are likely going to win and finish in a 3-way tie for 8th worst record with New Orleans and Oklahoma.

You mean Sacramento right?
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Re: Race for Ping Pong Balls 

Post#1270 » by crazytown » Mon May 17, 2021 3:25 am

About time something goes right for us this season :lol:
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Re: Race for Ping Pong Balls 

Post#1271 » by The Effect » Mon May 17, 2021 3:33 am

Howard Mass wrote:Way to go OKC.

Magic get 3rd-best Lottery Odds. Also get 33rd pick (high 2nd) in Second Round.

Weham are probably gonna be able to sell that for alot!
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Post#1272 » by j-ragg » Mon May 17, 2021 3:33 am

Feels like we just won game 7 of Finals.
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Re: Race for Ping Pong Balls 

Post#1273 » by BCS » Mon May 17, 2021 3:38 am

Good job team for giving yourself the highest probability at the top and a top 4 pick. I would have loved 2nd, but that was a tough ask, good finish to season unlike other times. Now I do not want to hear it if OKC or Cavs win the lotto, how we should have won a few more game to finish in their spots.

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Post#1274 » by thelead » Mon May 17, 2021 3:40 am

Bulls went from a 26% chance at a top 4 pick to a 20% chance with tonight’s win. What a great night for us. Now, let’s hope they win the coin flip and get placed at 8th.
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Post#1275 » by RookieStar » Mon May 17, 2021 3:40 am

So... who here didnt believe me when I said the Clips were playoff positioning so they were tabking their games?
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Post#1276 » by RookieStar » Mon May 17, 2021 3:41 am

Anyhoo... when we went full tank I knew we couldnt reach #1 but #2 and 3 were achievable. We got it so hopefully during the lotto we dont have bad luck and pick 1-3 pls.
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Re: Race for Ping Pong Balls 

Post#1277 » by 3ddman23 » Mon May 17, 2021 3:58 am

God just did tankathon 5 times.
Not feeling great about it anymore lol
2,6,6,7,6 is what I got. With the bulls jumping into top 3 2 out of the 5 times. Man I'm nervous now. I can't believe it's so likely for the magic tk fall that low...
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Re: Race for Ping Pong Balls 

Post#1278 » by thelead » Mon May 17, 2021 4:05 am

3ddman23 wrote:God just did tankathon 5 times.
Not feeling great about it anymore lol
2,6,6,7,6 is what I got. With the bulls jumping into top 3 2 out of the 5 times. Man I'm nervous now. I can't believe it's so likely for the magic tk fall that low...

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Re: Race for Ping Pong Balls 

Post#1279 » by MagicMatic » Mon May 17, 2021 4:06 am

I’m pretty happy about where Orlando landed.
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Re: Race for Ping Pong Balls 

Post#1280 » by ogmagicfan » Mon May 17, 2021 4:09 am

Good loss after the shaky start by the 76ers and huge win by the Thunder. Wish we could’ve held onto 2nd worst to give us a higher ceiling, but at the very least we are tied for the highest odds to end up top 4 & #1.

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