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    I figured it may be interesting enough to warrant its own thread rather than being placed in the lottery discussion thread...

    Cleveland Cavaliers win NBA lottery, No. 1 pick; Minnesota Timberwolves get No. 2 pick - ESPN

    Wolves general manager David Kahn said he knew Minnesota was "dead" when it got down to the final three of himself, Utah executive Kevin O'Connor and Nick Gilbert.

    "This league has a habit, and I am just going to say habit, of producing some pretty incredible story lines," Kahn said. "Last year it was Abe Pollin's widow and this year it was a 14-year-old boy and the only thing we have in common is we have both been bar mitzvahed. We were done. I told Kevin: 'We're toast.' This is not happening for us and I was right."

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    Oh, Kahn....

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    You are still going to get Derrick Williams, which is the best player to come out of this draft, imo.

    It's not like the Wolves needed Irving anyways.

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    I don't know what Kahn's so upset about, it's not like the draft class has the next superstar in it.
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    Meanwhile in the league office, Stern is
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    You are still going to get Derrick Williams, which is the best player to come out of this draft, imo.

    It's not like the Wolves needed Irving anyways.
    true, i think he really wanted to draft ANOTHER pg, lol

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    I'm frankly embarrassed he was a PS&E employee for 9 years

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    Geez it's not like the league asked Dan Gilbert to bring his 14 year old son to sit in for the draft. Maybe Kahn should be smart and bring some kid to sit in for him next draft lottery.

    Kahn should get some cheese with his whine. Talk about sour grapes.
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    I agree with him that the lottery is one of the fishiest sports events of the year, but as an NBA team executive he just cannot say things like this. It's embarrassing and brings undue drama and pressure to his club.

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    Default Re: Wolves GM David Kahn Implies the Draft Lottery is Rigged

    I think he wanted to draft another point guard

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    I agree with him that the lottery is one of the fishiest sports events of the year, but as an NBA team executive he just cannot say things like this. It's embarrassing and brings undue drama and pressure to his club.
    Yup, but I sure do love it when those associated with the NBA speak out about this **** that goes on in the NBA.

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    Kahn's had 3 top 6 picks, Al Jefferson, and took on a former #2 overall for peanuts, and now a #2 of his own, all in his short time there. Nothing's rigged. You're just bad at your job.

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    He's probably right. I mean who honestly didn't have some kind of inclining that Cleveland was going to get the #1 pick? The NBA goes out of its way to show all the security measures taken to make sure the results are safe, but what does taht really mean anyway? That the rigged result is safe?
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    Default Re: Wolves GM David Kahn Implies the Draft Lottery is Rigged

    Then again.

    We did have the infamous "Derrick Rose to Chicago" thing a few years ago.

    Was it rigged? Who knows. But it sure does seem like it.
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    He's probably right. I mean who honestly didn't have some kind of inclining that Cleveland was going to get the #1 pick?
    Cleveland had two picks in the top eight. That's not a conspiracy, that's good odds.

    The Wolves have had every chance in the draft and they've shot themselves in the foot at every turn outside of the Love trade.

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    Aslo:

    Why don't they show the balls live? I know the draft is some intricate process blah blah blah.... but we don't see that anyway.

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    We did have the infamous "Derrick Rose to Chicago" thing a few years ago.
    And LeBron to Cleveland.....

    Oh and heres one for the wayback machine: The bent and/or frozen envelope in 1985!
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    Why don't they show the balls live?

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    I agree with him that the lottery is one of the fishiest sports events of the year, but as an NBA team executive he just cannot say things like this. It's embarrassing and brings undue drama and pressure to his club.
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    He's just upset because he wanted to draft another PG and having the first pick and getting Irving wouldn't have made him look as dumb as reaching for whatever one he does at number two.

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    I was going to mention that doggeard envelope that gave the Knicks #1 and us #2.
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