How to win the lottery, and markie post stars obituations
INDIANAPOLIS — Markie Post can count himself lucky to have a spot on the NBA Draft lottery.
The Philadelphia 76ers’ star forward will have the opportunity to become a lottery pick at No. 2 if he lands at No: 20 or 21 overall, according to ESPN Stats & Information.
The Sixers can make the lottery pick with either pick.
The No. 21 pick and No. 22 pick are tied for the most picks in NBA history.
“It’s something that’s pretty cool to have, especially with the lottery,” Post said after Wednesday’s shootaround.
“I’m not sure what the odds are for us to do it, but it’s definitely something we’re going to have to get used to.”
The 76ers will have to use the pick if they’re selected at the top of the draft.
Philadelphia’s pick comes in the No. 6 slot.
The 76, who have a 10-7 record entering Wednesday’s game against the Miami Heat, have already traded their second-round pick in 2019, according the Elias Sports Bureau.
The NBA is playing catch-up on the lottery.
The next pick will be held Dec. 1 and the next will be taken Feb. 15, 2020.