7:50 p.m. ET: Just announce the freakin picks.
7:45 p.m. ET: Folks when are they just gonna announce the picks already.
The 2018 NBA Draft lottery will decide the top 14 selections in the draft on Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. ET, ahead of the Cavaliers and Celtics Eastern Conference Finals Game 2. The Suns have the best odds to land the No. 1 pick, with a 25 percent chance, followed by the Grizzlies at 19.9 percent, Mavericks at 13.8 percent, Hawks at 13.7 percent and Magic at 8.8 percent.
This post will be updated live throughout the lottery reveal.
This year, teams likely want to snag the top overall pick for either Arizona center Deandre Ayton or Slovenian forward Luka Doncic, who are the consensus top-2 prospects. Ayton is a seven-foot big, who is a force on the boards and the interior, and has shown some semblance of shooting promise. Doncic is a do-it-all point forward who has starred for Real Madrid, the team considered to be the best outside of the NBA.
Our most recent mock draft by Ricky O’Donnell randomly selected the Bulls to land the top pick, and they selected Luka Doncic.
Here are the odds for each team in the lottery to land each pick in the draft: