2012 Lottery 2012: Lotter To Determine Fate Of Chicago's Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis, native of Chicago and Kentucky Wildcats star, is almost certain to be the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. If that's true, he'll find out where he's going to play professional ball at the conclusion of tonight's NBA Lottery. The two teams with the best chance of getting Davis are the Charlotte Bobcats, who put one of the worst teams in NBA history on the court in 2012, and the Washington Wizards, who two years ago selected ex-Wildcat John Wall with the first overall pick.

Here are the odds that each lottery team will secure the first pick, as well as their chances at getting the second or third picks:

Team
# Combos 1st pick 2nd pick 3rd pick Any top 3 pick
Charlotte
250
25.00%
21.47%
17.72%
64.19%
Washington
199
19.90%
18.78%
17.06%
55.74%
Cleveland
138
13.80%
14.24%
14.53%
42.57%
New Orleans
137
13.70%
14.16%
14.47%
42.33%
Sacramento
76
7.60%
8.44%
9.46%
25.50%
Brooklyn
75
7.50%
8.33%
9.36%
25.19%
Golden State
36
3.60%
4.16%
4.90%
12.66%
Toronto
35
3.50%
4.05%
4.77%
12.32%
Detroit
17
1.70%
2.00%
2.40%
6.10%
Minnesota
11
1.10%
1.30%
1.57%
3.97%
Portland
8
0.80%
0.95%
1.15%
2.90%
Milwaukee
7
0.70%
0.83%
1.01%
2.54%
Phoenix
6
0.60%
0.71%
0.87%
2.18%
Houston
5
0.50%
0.59%
0.72%
1.81%

For updates, stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago. For more coverage of the NBA as the draft approaches, check out SB Nation's NBA news hub.

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