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3dIan 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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Draft lottery: 6th spot most likely for Kings

The NBA draft lottery will be held Tuesday. After posting a 29-53 record, the Sacramento Kings have the sixth-best chance (6.3 percent) of winning the lottery.

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On this day, Webber traded to the Kings

On May 14, 1998, Chris Webber was traded from the Washington Wizards to the Sacramento Kings. Weber would play seven seasons with the Kings, averaging 23.

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On this day, Kings defeat Mavericks in Western Conference semifinals

On May 13, 2002, the Sacramento Kings defeated the Dallas Mavericks 114-101 in the Western Conference semifinals for a 4-1 series win.Hedo Turkoglu posted a double-double (13 rebounds, 20 points), and all five Kings starters scored at least 15 points.

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Kings by the numbers: Kings' playoff drought continues

The Sacramento Kings finished the 2014-15 season with a 29-53 record, extending their playoff drought to nine consecutive seasons. The Kings haven’t made the playoffs since the 2005-06 season.

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On this day, Peja leads Kings to a Game 4 win

On May 2, 2001, the Sacramento Kings defeated the Phoenix Suns 3-1 in the First Round of the Western Conference Playoffs. Peja Stojakovic scored 37 points, including 14-of-14 on free throws to lead all scorers.

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On this day, Kings drop Game 4

On May 1, 2005, the Sacramento Kings fell into a 3-1 hole against the Seattle Super Sonics in the first round of the Western Conference Playoffs. The Kings had no answer for Ray Allen, who scored 46 points on 17-of-28 shooting.

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On this day, Bibby's shooting lifts Kings to series win

On April 29, 2004, the Sacramento Kings closed out a first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks with a 119-118 victory. Point guard Mike Bibby was 6-of-8 from 3-point range and led all scorers with 36 points.

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On this day, Richmond fuels Kings' postseason win

On April 28, 1996, Mitch Richmond of the Sacramento Kings scored 37 points in Game 2 of their Western Conference playoff series, a 90-81 victory over the Seattle SuperSonics.

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21dChad Ford and Kevin Pelton

Lottery fits for Magic, Kings, Pistons, Hornets

Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton examine the key needs and potential draft solutions for four NBA teams positioned to pick in the mid-lottery: the Magic, Kings, Pistons and Hornets.

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game101.314th
Rebounds Per Game44.29th
Assists Per Game20.326th
Points Allowed105.028th

Team History

YearWLPCT
2014-152953.353
2013-142854.341
2012-132854.341
2011-122244.333
2010-112458.292