What you need to know about the NBA Draft lottery in Chicago

Updated 5/14/2018 9:19 PM

Here are the details and odds for Tuesday's NBA Draft Lottery:

NBA Draft lottery

When: Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. (ESPN)

Where: Palmer House Hilton, Chicago

How it works: The 14 lottery teams are assigned four-digit combinations based on how they finished in the standings. Lottery balls numbered 1 through 14 are placed in a drum and four numbers are randomly selected to determine the first three picks in the NBA draft. The remaining teams will be lined up based on worst record.

Chance at No. 1 pick

Phoenix Suns (21-61) 25.0%

Memphis Grizzlies (22-60) 19.9

Dallas Mavericks (24-58) 13.8

Atlanta Hawks (24-58) 13.7

Orlando Magic (25-57) 8.8

BULLS (27-55) 5.3

Sacramento Kings (27-55) 5.3

Cleveland Cavaliers (from Brooklyn) 2.8

New York Knicks (29-53) 1.7

Los Angeles Lakers (35-47) 1.1

Charlotte Hornets (36-46) 0.8

Detroit Pistons (39-43) 0.7

Los Angeles Clippers (42-40) 0.6

Denver Nuggets (46-36) 0.5

Note: The Lakers' pick goes to Boston if it ends up No. 2-5, otherwise it goes to Philadelphia. Detroit's pick goes to the Clippers unless it is No. 1-4.

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