As the season nears an end, losses have never been more important. The Lakers currently have themselves positioned for a top-5 pick, but with four teams sitting with the same win total as the Lakers, one game changes everything. As is, the Lakers will likely find themselves with a franchise-changing player come June. But who will they pick? Let’s give it a whirl.
With the lottery playing a huge role in determining the draft, this is obviously not going to be entirely accurate. However, it can give a ballpark idea of how the draft could play out.