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NBA Draft Lottery: Pacers return to the lottery with Nancy Leonard representing team

The Pacers are back in the lottery looking to get lucky.

2018 NBA Draft Lottery Photo by Jeff Haynes/NBAE via Getty Images

So you’re saying there’s a chance...

The Pacers will be very well represented at the NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday night with Nancy Leonard sitting in the Pacers No. 13 seat. The wife of the late, legendary Hall of Famer, Slick Leonard has been a long-time positive force for the organization in her own right, serving in a GM role for the ABA Pacers and helping spearhead the telethon a few years later to save the NBA Pacers.

The draft lottery will be held prior to Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.

Despite what the numbers may tell you, with Nancy Leonard in attendance and Slick working from above, the Pacers will never have a better chance to buck the odds.

Yeah, about those odds. Well, there is just shy of a 93 percent chance that the Pacers will stick wit the 13th spot in the draft. On the positive side, there is a 4.7 percent chance the team jumps up to a coveted top four spot, while closer to one percent that they get the top pick.

I’m not greedy, a top four pick in this draft would be mighty helpful for the Pacers. May the ping pong balls be kind!

Feel free to share your comments on the Pacers draft position and preferred players you’d like to see land in that spot once that draft position is solidified.