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3dChad Ford and Kevin Pelton

Ford/Pelton: Best fits for top four picks

Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton debate which players the top four teams in the 2015 NBA draft should take. Should Minnesota take Karl-Anthony Towns No. 1 overall?

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Behind the scenes at the NBA Draft Lottery (1:49)
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Saunders on winning NBA draft lottery (1:20)
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The Herd on the NBA draft lottery (1:45)
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Fact or Fiction: NBA draft lottery (3:22)
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Timberwolves win draft lottery (0:58)
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Who will Timberwolves draft at No. 1? (0:49)
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Wolves win 2015 NBA Draft Lottery (1:00)
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5dIan Begley

Wolves win NBA draft lottery; Lakers get No. 2

The Minnesota Timberwolves lost 66 games during the 2014-15 season, but they won big Tuesday night. The Wolves won the NBA lottery and will pick first in this year's draft.

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Having a top pick in the NBA draft does not guarantee success (1:12)
12dESPN Stats and Information Group

Timberwolves by the numbers: Minnesota had worst scoring defense

During the 2014-15 season, the Minnesota Timberwolves gave up an average of 106.5 points per game (last in the NBA). The Timberwolves finished with a 16-66 record; 57 of the losses came when they allowed their opponent to score more than 100 points.

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game97.823rd
Rebounds Per Game40.927th
Assists Per Game21.617th
Points Allowed106.530th

Team History

YearWLPCT
2014-151666.195
2013-144042.487
2012-133151.378
2011-122640.393
2010-111765.207

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