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Blazers get No. 1 pick; Celtics, Grizzlies slip down

Updated: May 23, 2007, 2:36 PM ET
Associated Press

SECAUCUS, N.J. -- Two long shots from the Pacific Northwest won the NBA draft lottery and the right to select can't-miss picks Greg Oden and Kevin Durant.

The luck of the Portland Trail Blazers and Seattle SuperSonics also left outgoing Memphis Grizzlies president Jerry West calling for the league to dump the weighted lottery system that rarely has helped the league's worst team.

West was fuming Tuesday night after the Grizzlies, the Boston Celtics and the Milwaukee Bucks, ...

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