Without an NBA season to put the teams in order, how would the league allocate ping-pong balls in next spring's draft lottery? The T-Wolves probably wouldn't mind repeating the order from this past year. But that may not be the most popular idea.
Wolves get the 18th pick in NBA Draft
Thanks to Utah, the Minnesota Timberwolves own pick No. 18 in this summer's NBA Draft. The Wolves could have picked as high as No. 16, but the Jazz lost tiebreakers with Mavericks and Knicks. The Wolves wouldn't have a first round pick if the Jazz didn't make the playoffs.