The Bulls had a 1.7 percent chance of hitting the jackpot with local legend Derrick Rose.
The 29th NBA Draft Lottery ping-pong balls will be bouncing behind closed doors Tuesday with 1,000 permutations in play and the top three picks in this year’s NBA Draft (Thursday, June 27) at stake. Ever since the New York Knicks won the lottery (and the opportunity to draft Patrick Ewing) in 1985, the process has been a magnet for conspiracy theories.
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Robert Kraft saved the Patriots from leaving New England before winning three Super Bowls.
The players and coaches may hog the spotlight, but success in sports usually starts from the top. Those owners who sign the checks and make the right hires have the ability to not only change the fate of their respective teams, but to significantly improve their sport and, in some cases, impact the course of history. These are 10 of the best examples of the greatest owners in sports history.
The madness of the 2012 NBA Draft, from Dion Waiters' rise to Kentucky's historic six-man draft class.
As always, the NBA Draft started at breakneck speed. Commissioner David Stern came out from behind his almighty Oz curtain and was greeted as he has been for years — with aggressive booing from the Prudential Center crowd.
“Thank you for the warm reception,” Stern said, in a tone normally reserved for Jim Rome.
From there, the parade of bad suits, embarrassing family and awkward TV could not be stopped.
Miami Heat rookie, Norris Cole, was key is sealing last night's victory against the Boston Celtics
by Josh Kipnis
Google his name, and a fictional soap opera character is all you will find. Click on his bio on NBA.com and you will find they haven’t even bothered writing one. Ever heard of Norris Benjamin Cole? Didn’t think so.
The Miami Heat defeated the Boston Celtics last night, 115-107. LeBron James and Dwayne Wade each scored over 20 points, but it was Miami’s rookie sensation, Norris Cole, who stole the show.