Pat Williams, a co-founder of the Magic, intends to carry the toy into Chicago's Palmer House Hilton for Tuesday night's 2018 NBA Draft Lottery.
This is done for the first three picks. First, the National Basketball Association lottery drawing uncovers the first three teams in the draft. If the Suns, who have a 25 percent chance of getting the top spot and a 64.2 percent chance of being in the top three, end up with the second overall pick, this would feel a lot like when the Los Angeles Lakers got the No. 2 pick and set themselves up to take Lonzo Ball this time previous year. The closest they have come since was landing the No. 4 overall pick in 2015 when they selected Porzingis.
Lately, teams have taken to bringing good luck totems and other various things, or even sending certain people as representatives in an odd effort to influence a drawing that has already taken place.
The Phoenix Suns had the worst record in the league during the regular season, so they have the best chance of winning (25 percent) the No. 1 overall draft pick as a result.
Thanks to a couple of pointless late-season wins (and some early-season success before Kristaps Porzingis tore his ACL), the Knicks only have a 6.1 percent chance of moving into the top three.
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While the Cavaliers prepared for Game 2 in Boston on Tuesday, another member of their team was 1,000 miles away preparing for the future; after dealing with a life-threatening challenge over the past year.
The Timberwolves have tried various forms of luck, sent ambassadors young and old and generally hoped for the best over the last 13 years of NBA Draft Lottery history.
That said, Cleveland won the 2011 NBA Draft with a pick from the Los Angeles Clippers that had - you guessed it - a 2.8 percent chance of doing so.
There also are several trades at play.
Chances of having twins (1.5 percent) per TwinsUK. The Knicks are most likely to stick in the ninth spot, which is where they will be starting.