A few teams ended the season with the same record, so per usual, the NBA held coin flips *rolls eyes* to be the decisive factor in the draft order. Of importance to King fans was the coin flip between the New Jersey Nets and Sacramento Kings, which according to Chad Ford – the Kings “won”.
2011 NBA Draft Ties Broken: Kings over Nets; Hornets over Grizzlies; Mavericks over Lakers
The Nets pick actually belongs to the Utah Jazz however due as it was a key piece in the Deron Williams trade earlier this season. The Kings will enter the NBA draft lotto with the 5th best odds of getting the first pick (7.6%) – Utah will drop to 6th.