The 2015 NBA Draft Lottery takes place on May 19. And after wrapping up a 29-win season, the Kings are hoping for good news.
Sacramento is guaranteed a pick in the Top 9 spots. The Kings have a 6.3 percent chance of securing the top overall pick, and a 21.5 percent chance of jumping up into the Top 3.
There is a 74.4 percent chance that the Kings end up with the sixth or seventh pick.
Kings 2015 lottery odds:
1st Overall: 6.3%
2nd Overall: 7.1%
3rd Overall: 8.1%
6th Overall: 43.9%
7th Overall: 30.5%
8th Overall: 4.0%
9th Overall: 0.1%
The Kings haven't had a Top 3 pick since 1991, when they selected Billy Owens third overall and traded him to the Warriors for Mitch Richmond.
Their only No. 1 overall selection since the lottery came in 1989, when they selected Pervis Ellison out of Louisville.