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Losing the Lottery! Cavaliers get fifth overall pick in NBA Draft Lottery

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CHICAGO, Illinois (WKBN) – The NBA Draft Lottery awarded the Cleveland Cavaliers the #5 overall selection in the 2019 NBA Draft.  

Cleveland, Phoenix, and New York each held a 14% chance to land the top overall pick.

The New Orleans Pelicans will pick first overall. The Memphis Grizzlies will pick #2 with the New York Knicks going third. The Los Angeles Lakers earned #4 selection.

The NBA Draft will take place Thursday, June 20th.

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