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NBA Draft Lottery 2014: Jazz Jam Session with Jeff Clark of CelticsBlog.com

Talking about the NBA Draft Lottery and the Boston Celtics

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The Boston Celtics finished the season 25-57, the fourth worst record in the league. They lost the Tie-Breaker with the Utah Jazz, and as a direct result, they have the fifth most ping-pong balls for today's NBA Draft lottery. In order to get a little more information on the Celtics we're going to Jam with CelticsBlog.com editor Jeff Clark!

Boston has a 10.3% shot at the top pick, so let's get Jammin'!

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1. My team is only in the lottery this year because of __________, ________ , and __________ .

Jeff: My team is only in the lottery this year because of Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett 's age, Mikhail Prokerov's desperation and deep pockets, and Danny Ainge's utter lack of sentimentality.

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2. If we were drafting based on need, the top player on our draft board would be _________ .

Jeff: If we were drafting based on need, the top player on our draft board would be Joel Embiid (rim protector).

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3. Historically the lotto has been _____ to my franchise.

Jeff: Historically the lotto has been cruel to my franchise (see: Tim Duncan and Kevin Durant).

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4. Our team deserves a Top 3 pick because __________ .

Jeff: Our team deserves a Top 3 pick because 3rd time is a charm.

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5. Our team deserves the #1 pick because ___________ .

Jeff: Our team deserves the #1 pick because of entitlement. I mean, we are the Celtics. Banners baby..

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Thanks Jeff, and best of luck to your Boston Celtics!