WXYZ — The Pistons had the fifth-worst record in the NBA when the league shutdown the season back in March.
That gave them the fifth best odds for the top overall pick.
But the lottery ping pong balls decided that instead of helping one of the worst franchises in the association, they'd move them down from fifth to seventh.
Troy Weaver doesn't want to hear how the Pistons got screwed in the draft.— Justin Rose (@JRoseWXYZ) August 21, 2020
He pointed out to me that when he was in OKC, they fell twice and ended up with Westbrook and Harden.
I pointed out that Detroit has been unlucky, and this was his response. #DetroitBasketball pic.twitter.com/BXHearUHen
To add insult to injury, the former back-to-back world champion Golden State Warriors, who did have the worst record this year albeit with many injuries, will pick second overall.