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Timberwolves Stuck at 13 in the Draft Lottery

Updated: 05/21/2014 7:46 AM
Created: 05/20/2014 7:40 PM KSTP.com

As expected, the Timberwolves will pick 13th in the June draft.

The Cleveland Cavaliers have continued their remarkable lottery luck, winning the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft for the second straight year.

It's the third time in four years the Cavs will be atop the draft after moving up from the ninth spot. They had just a 1.7 percent chance of winning the top spot Tuesday night.

They drafted Kyrie Irving first in 2011 and will hope to do better with this win than last year, when they took Anthony Bennett, who had a forgettable rookie season.

The Milwaukee Bucks fell one spot to second and the Philadelphia 76ers will draft third.

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NBA Draft Lottery Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin holds a lucky bow tie after the Cavaliers won the first pick in the NBA draft lottery, in New York on Tuesday, May 20, 2014.
Photo: AP/Kathy Willens

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