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The surprises weren't limited to just the No. 1 pick, as the New Orleans Pelicans improbably went home the big winners during Tuesday's high-stakes draft lottery. The event certainly delivered on other drama as well. Here's a look at winners and losers from last night.The surprises weren't limited to just the No. 1 pick, as the New Orleans Pelicans improbably went home the big winners during Tuesday's high-stakes draft lottery. The event certainly delivered on other drama as well. Here's a look at winners and losers from last night.

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New Orleans has bucked the odds and won the NBA draft lottery, and now will have the first chance at choosing Zion Williamson next month.New Orleans has bucked the odds and won the NBA draft lottery, and now will have the first chance at choosing Zion Williamson next month.

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What's next for the consensus No. 1 pick before the NBA draft?What's next for the consensus No. 1 pick before the NBA draft?

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As the NBA regular season winds down and the NCAA men's basketball tournament begins, the focus on the NBA draft increases. Duke's Zion Williamson is the clear-cut favorite to be selected with the No...As the NBA regular season winds down and the NCAA men's basketball tournament begins, the focus on the NBA draft increases. Duke's Zion Williamson is the clear-cut favorite to be selected with the No...

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For the first time in a long time, it had to feel good to be a Grizzlies fan again when they got the No. 2 pick in this year's NBA draft.For the first time in a long time, it had to feel good to be a Grizzlies fan again when they got the No. 2 pick in this year's NBA draft.

NBA Draft Lottery: Memphis Grizzlies actually get lucky for a change.

The Knicks landed the No. 3 pick in the draft. Now fans hold their breath.The Knicks landed the No. 3 pick in the draft. Now fans hold their breath.

What (else) could go wrong for the Knicks? - New York Daily News What (else) could go wrong for the Knicks?</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <figcaption> <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/wizards/for-pelicans-a-great-player-like-zion-williamson-comes-with-great-responsibility/2019/05/15/3b021300-76c6-11e9-b7ae-390de4259661_story.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"></a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="600" height="300" src="https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1001539429628964864/3HBScTqM_400x400.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1001539429628964864/3HBScTqM_400x400.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> “The New Orleans Pelicans are now set up to be Zion Williamson’s franchise to lift, and No. 1 pick could ease potential trade of Anthony Davis. His stance on a trade has not changed, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.” <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://twitter.com/ShamsCharania/status/1128470257339908101?ref_src\u003dtwsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Enews%7Ctwgr%5Etweet" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Shams Charania on Twitter: "The New Orleans Pelicans are now set up to be Zion Williamson’s franchise to lift, and No. 1 pick could ease potential trade of Anthony Davis. His stance on a trade has not changed, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium."</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="600" height="300" src="https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1126692444286869505/jhtZ-hdU_400x400.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1126692444286869505/jhtZ-hdU_400x400.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> “Zion Williamson was QUICKLY whisked out of the room after Pelicans were announced the winner of the draft lottery. Source said the former Duke star was rooting to go to New York, but now is going to New Orleans.” <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://twitter.com/MarcJSpearsESPN/status/1128473063409049600?ref_src\u003dtwsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Enews%7Ctwgr%5Etweet" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Marc J. Spears on Twitter: "Zion Williamson was QUICKLY whisked out of the room after Pelicans were announced the winner of the draft lottery. Source said the former Duke star was rooting to go to New York, but now is going to New Orleans."</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="600" height="300" src="https://pbs.twimg.com/ext_tw_video_thumb/1128463536064204800/pu/img/46G7hNN5oqxJe76G.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://pbs.twimg.com/ext_tw_video_thumb/1128463536064204800/pu/img/46G7hNN5oqxJe76G.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> “#PELICANS TICKET OFFICE IS WILDIN!!’ 🔥🔥🔥 #BirdStrikes https://t.co/meihqCrWdd” <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://twitter.com/PelicansNBA/status/1128463819628527621?ref_src\u003dtwsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Enews%7Ctwgr%5Etweet" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">New Orleans Pelicans on Twitter: "#PELICANS TICKET OFFICE IS WILDIN!!’ 🔥🔥🔥 #BirdStrikes… "</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="600" height="300" src="https://pbs.twimg.com/ext_tw_video_thumb/1128471107793764358/pu/img/wJFOCELB37J_fvP-.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://pbs.twimg.com/ext_tw_video_thumb/1128471107793764358/pu/img/wJFOCELB37J_fvP-.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> “DAMMIT!!!!! Typical KNICKS!!!!! https://t.co/rn0hDF0JdE” <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://twitter.com/stephenasmith/status/1128471428901351424?ref_src\u003dtwsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Enews%7Ctwgr%5Etweet" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Stephen A Smith on Twitter: "DAMMIT!!!!! Typical KNICKS!!!!!… "</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure><amp-ad layout="fixed" width=300 height=250 type="adsense" data-ad-client="ca-pub-3459615361745091" data-ad-slot="7166573532"> </amp-ad></figure> <figure> <amp-img width="600" height="300" src="https://coedmagazine.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/zion.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://coedmagazine.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/zion.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> New York Knicks fans went into the NBA Draft Lottery having hope for the future but ended the night being the butt of everyone's jokes. Find the best memes, tweets, GIFs &amp; reactions to the Knicks missing out on Zion Williamson here.New York Knicks fans went into the NBA Draft Lottery having hope for the future but ended the night being the butt of everyone's jokes. Find the best memes, tweets, GIFs & reactions to the Knicks missing out on Zion Williamson here. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://coed.com/2019/05/14/knicks-zion-williamson-memes-tweets-jokes/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Funniest Reactions to the Knicks Missing Out on Zion</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="600" height="300" src="https://coedmagazine.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/zion.jpg?quality=88&w=640" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://coedmagazine.files.wordpress.com/2019/05/zion.jpg?quality=88&w=640" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> New York Knicks fans went into the NBA Draft Lottery having hope for the future but ended the night being the butt of everyone's jokes. Find the best memes, tweets, GIFs & reactions to the Knicks missing out on Zion Williamson here.While New York Knicks fans across the globe went into the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery hoping it was finally the night that saw the moribund franchise take a positive step towards the future — as i… <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://coed.com/2019/05/14/knicks-zion-williamson-memes-tweets-jokes/amp/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Funniest Reactions to the Knicks Missing Out on Zion</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="600" height="300" src="https://thumbor.forbes.com/thumbor/600x300/https%3A%2F%2Fspecials-images.forbesimg.com%2Fdam%2Fimageserve%2F06dc6258475b47448aa0d55af39e5ce7%2F960x0.jpg%3Ffit%3Dscale" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://thumbor.forbes.com/thumbor/600x300/https%3A%2F%2Fspecials-images.forbesimg.com%2Fdam%2Fimageserve%2F06dc6258475b47448aa0d55af39e5ce7%2F960x0.jpg%3Ffit%3Dscale" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> In securing the number one pick in Tuesday's draft lottery, the New Orleans Pelicans taught us something about the reversal of fortune.In securing the number one pick in Tuesday's draft lottery, the New Orleans Pelicans taught us something about the reversal of fortune. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.forbes.com/sites/jefffeld/2019/05/15/alvin-gentry-and-the-four-words-that-pivoted-the-new-orleans-pelicans-fortune/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Alvin Gentry And The Four Words That Pivoted The New Orleans Pelicans' Fortune</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <figcaption> <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/may/14/nba-draft-lottery-pelicans-knicks-grizzlies" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"></a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="600" height="300" src="https://cdn.nba.net/nba-drupal-prod/styles/landscape_1045w/s3/2019-05/draft-lottery-griffin-ewing-perry-kuzma.jpg?itok=MsSXNZmF" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://cdn.nba.net/nba-drupal-prod/styles/landscape_1045w/s3/2019-05/draft-lottery-griffin-ewing-perry-kuzma.jpg?itok=MsSXNZmF" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> CHICAGO&nbsp;–&nbsp;The New Orleans Pelicans won NBA Draft Lottery 2019 presented by State Farm®, which was conducted at the Hilton Chicago on Tuesday. The Pelicans will have the first overall CHICAGO&nbsp;–&nbsp;The New Orleans Pelicans won NBA Draft Lottery 2019 presented by State Farm®, which was conducted at the Hilton Chicago on Tuesday. The Pelicans will have the first overall <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=http://www.nba.com/draft/2019/draft-order" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">2019 NBA Lottery Results & 1-60 Draft Order | NBA.com</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="600" height="300" src="https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/image/740x416/cover/1557939901_70a62025df7c89301c97a8d2d9117b5f.jpg/a2a79f052b99b793fa10a0599fd51bc6/1557939901_dd3f6eb0248c21117e64840e48dc50b2.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/image/740x416/cover/1557939901_70a62025df7c89301c97a8d2d9117b5f.jpg/a2a79f052b99b793fa10a0599fd51bc6/1557939901_dd3f6eb0248c21117e64840e48dc50b2.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> 'Their mode in New Orleans is to keep Anthony Davis.” New Orleans Pelicans general manager David Griffin was the big winner during Tuesday night's NBA Draf...'Their mode in New Orleans is to keep Anthony Davis.” New Orleans Pelicans general manager David Griffin was the big winner during Tuesday night's NBA Draft Lottery, as the Pelicans won the Zion Williamson sweepstakes despite having just a 6% chance. Of course, there's still the issue of disgruntl... <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.hotnewhiphop.com/pelicans-david-griffin-wants-to-convince-anthony-davis-to-stay-in-nola-news.80269.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Pelicans' David Griffin Wants To Convince Anthony Davis To Stay In NOLA</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="600" height="300" src="https://www.cp24.com/polopoly_fs/1.4422712.1557887447!/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_620/image.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://www.cp24.com/polopoly_fs/1.4422712.1557887447!/httpImage/image.jpg_gen/derivatives/landscape_620/image.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> David Griffin rarely plays the lottery, unless one of those enormous jackpots is at stake.David Griffin rarely plays the lottery, unless one of those enormous jackpots is at stake. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.cp24.com/sports/toronto-raptors-news/new-orleans-wins-nba-draft-lottery-1.4422711" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">New Orleans wins NBA draft lottery | CP24.com </a></p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure> <amp-img width="600" height="300" src="https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/05/15/17/13538082-0-image-a-3_1557938700779.jpg" class="attachment-better-amp-small size-better-amp-small wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://i.dailymail.co.uk/1s/2019/05/15/17/13538082-0-image-a-3_1557938700779.jpg" sizes="(max-width: 300px) 300vw, 300px"></amp-img> <figcaption> Zion Williamson. Two words eagerly anticipated in the NBA next season. He is expected to take the NBA by storm to the extent that LeBron James did when he was drafted No 1 in 2003.Zion Williamson. Two words eagerly anticipated in the NBA next season. He is expected to take the NBA by storm to the extent that LeBron James did when he was drafted No 1 in 2003. <p><a href="http://glbnews.com/url.html?p=https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/nba/article-7032481/Zion-Williamson-expected-No-1-pick-2019-NBA-draft.html" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Zion Williamson: Who is the expected No 1 pick in the 2019 NBA draft? | Daily Mail Online</a></p> </figcaption> </figure> </div> </div> </div> <amp-animation id="showAnim" layout="nodisplay"> <script type="application/json"> { "duration": "600ms", "fill": "both", "iterations": "1", "direction": "alternate", "animations": [ { "selector": "#scrollToTopButton", "keyframes": [ { "opacity": "1", "visibility": "visible" } ] } ] } </script> </amp-animation> <!-- ... and the second one is for adding the button.--> <amp-animation id="hideAnim" layout="nodisplay"> <script type="application/json"> { "duration": "200ms", "fill": "both", "iterations": "1", "direction": "alternate", "animations": [ { "selector": "#scrollToTopButton", "keyframes": [ { "opacity": "0", "visibility": "hidden" } ] } ] } </script> </amp-animation> <!-- ... and the second one is for adding the button.--> <button id="scrollToTopButton" on="tap:top-page.scrollTo(duration=200)" class="scrollToTop">⌃</button> <footer class="better-amp-footer "><div class="better-amp-footer-nav"> </div> <amp-analytics type="googleanalytics"><script type="application/json">{"vars":{"account":"UA-55602305-8"},"triggers":{"trackPageview":{"on":"visible","request":"pageview"}}}</script></amp-analytics></footer></div></body></html>