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2012 NBA Draft Lottery Results: New Orleans Hornets Wins The Number One Pick

The 2012 NBA Draft Lottery was held tonight and the New Orleans Hornets won the right to select Kentucky's Anthony Davis with the number one pick in the draft. The Charlotte Bobcats, after finishing with the worst record in NBA history had the best chance of getting the top pick but ultimately came away with the second overall pick instead.

Davis an All-American and National Player of the Year is the consensus top pick on every mock draft out there and is seen as a franchise changing player.

Here is an overview of the lottery picks that will take place on June 28th at the NBA Draft:

1. New Orleans Hornets

2. Charlotte Bobcats

3. Washington Wizards

4. Cleveland Cavaliers

5. Sacramento Kings

6. Portland Trailblazers (from the Brooklyn Nets)

7. Golden State Warriors

8. Toronto Raptors

9. Detroit Pistons

10. New Orleans Hornets

11. Portland Trailblazers

12. Milwaukee Bucks

13. Phoenix Suns

14. Houston Rockets

For more on the NBA Draft Lottery and every team's chances at grabbing the top overall pick, be sure to check out SB Nation's NBA page. Atlanta Hawks news and info can be found at Peachtree Hoops.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.