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Boston Celtics were one ping-pong ball away from acquiring No. 4 pick in 2019 NBA draft lottery

Boston Celtics were one ping-pong ball away from acquiring No. 4 pick in 2019 NBA draft lottery

AP NBA Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatum announces that the Boston Celtics won the 14th pick during the NBA basketball draft lottery, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nuccio DiNuzzo) The Boston Celtics missed out on the No. 4 pick in the 2019 NBA Draft by just one ping-pong ball in Tuesday’s lottery, according to assistant GM Mike Zarren. Per the NBA’s website , the lottery order is determined by 14 ping-pong balls, numbered 1 through 14. There are 1,001 possible combinations from those four balls, 1,000 of which are assigned to teams in accordance with their odds from […]

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