Monday, December 29, 2014

76ers get 2nd pick in Draft

Tonight in Secaucus, N.J., the NBA held its annual NBA Draft Lottery to determine the selection order for the 2010 NBA Draft, to be held June 24 at Madison Square Garden.

76ers get 2nd pick in Draft

The Sixers could target Ohio State guard Evan Turner in next month´s draft. (Carolyn Kaster/AP file photo)
The Sixers could target Ohio State guard Evan Turner in next month's draft. (Carolyn Kaster/AP file photo)

Tonight in Secaucus, N.J., the NBA held its annual NBA Draft Lottery to determine the selection order for the 2010 NBA Draft, to be held June 24 at Madison Square Garden.

The 76ers, who entered the lottery with a 5.3 percent chance of winning the No. 1 overall selection, ended up with the 2nd selection in the Draft. The Sixers had a 6.0 percent chance of earning the second pick.

The Sixers, who were represented at the Draft Lottery by rookie point guard Jrue Holiday, finished the 2009-10 season with a record of 27-55.

Evan Turner of Ohio State is projected as the No. 2 pick in the draft.

More coverage
Poll: Who should the Sixers pick?
Gallery: NBA Draft prospects
 
Sixerville: Sixers move up to No. 2 in draft
 
John Smallwood: Sixers better off with second pick
 
Stephen A. Smith: Collins is much too good for 76ers
Who should the 76ers take with the No. 2 pick?
John Wall (Kentucky)
Evan Turner (Ohio State)
Derrick Favors (Georgia Tech)
DeMarcus Cousins (Kentucky)
Wesley Johnson (Syracuse)
Someone else

--Kate

About this blog

Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004 and took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering Temple basketball and football for the previous three years.

Marc Narducci has served in a variety of roles with the Inquirer since beginning in 1983. He has covered the 76ers as a backup and a beat writer. In addition, Narducci has covered everything from the Super Bowl to the World Series and a lot in between.

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