There are 1000 combinations (out of a possible 1001, one is just ignored) of ping pong balls numbered 1-14 assigned to the 14 teams in the NBA draft lottery. If any of the following 103 come up, the Celtics will win one of the top 3 picks (via Boston's AGM Mike Zarren on Celtics.com):
There is no reason whatsoever why anyone should really be interested in this information. The lottery is done behind closed doors, and the actual number selections themselves are not televised. But the NBA has made it available, so we're bringing it to you.
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