The title of the article pretty much sums it up – do the number of lottery drafted players on a NBA team’s roster affect the team’s outcome on the court? At first blush the obvious answer would be yes – more often than not talent wins out on the court, so more talent on a roster should equal more wins. On the other side of the coin, normally the worst teams in the league are the ones drafting in the lottery, so therefore crummy teams should have their rosters saturated with lottery picks.
2007-08 Record: 32-50; 4th Southeast
Draft Picks: 9, 38
How they got here and what they need
This is Part Two of Adam Stanco's Lottery Lowdown, a Two-part look at what the Draft means for the Top 14 picks.
7. Minnesota Timberwolves