NBA Draft: The Biggest Lottery Conspiracies Ever

May 13th, 2010 by Jose Salviati Leave a reply »
It's a broad-brush statement but not any less true to say America loves controversy. We flock to the latest news about the athlete who did this or the politician who did that. A close second to controversy in the "get em talking category" is conspiracy. The difference being we have to wait on someone to do something that creates controversy, conspiracies, well those we can just conjure up ourselves. America loves conspiracies. Is the government really hiding alien remains in Area 51? Do they know who actually killed JFK? Was the moon landing filmed in Utah? What about 9/11, global warming, even Elvis! The NBA has seen its fair share of controversy thanks to disgraced referee Tim Donaghy and it leads every professional sports league when it comes to conspiracies. They have somehow survived Donaghy, but the secrecy and sketchy results of past draft lotteries leave them an easy target for conspiracy theorists. A quick draft history lesson leads us into the top 5 biggest NBA conspiracy theories of all time.Begin Slideshow


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