NEW JERSEY - The Cavaliers have been unlucky when it comes to the regular season but that's not the case when it comes to the annual NBA Draft Lottery.
For the third time in just the last four years, the Cavaliers have won the league's top pick in this year's NBA Draft. This year's draft will be held on Thursday, June 26.
The Cavaliers were represented at this year's draft by first year General Manager David Griffin, instead of good luck charm Nick Gilbert, son of Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert.
Just got done w/ a speech &they told me we won when I sat down.I said "that's not a funny joke".It's true? I am speechless.I love Cleveland!— Dan Gilbert (@cavsdan) May 21, 2014
This year the Cavaliers moved up from the No. 9 spot to win the overall pick, after having less then a two percent chance of securing the first pick.
In 2011, the Cavaliers vaulted to No. 1 from No. 8 with an unprotected pick acquired from the Los Angeles Clippers in the trade that brought Baron Davis for Mo Williams. That year the Cavaliers took Kyrie Irving with the first overall pick.
Last year the Cavs moved up from the No. 3 spot to grab the No. 1 pick and selected Anthony Bennett.
What will the Cavaliers do this time around? There will be much debate between now and June 26.