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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Prep for the Lottery with ... Mr. Lottery Ball?

By Patrick Dorsey

Holding the fourth-best chance at the No. 1 overall pick, the New Orleans Hornets need a little help from Wednesday night's NBA draft lottery.

So they recruited someone. His name is Mr. Lottery Ball. He's got his own website, where fans can submit their own lottery balls and compete for prizes. Mr. Lottery Ball's competition, meanwhile, comes at 8 p.m. on ESPN.

Check out his intro, his final training session, and his press conference to get all his thoughts, including a take on Kim Kardashian and Kanye West (sort of).

And for a more serious take, don't miss Playbook's Ultimate NBA Draft Lottery Infographic.