For the second year in a row, Devin Booker will be the face of the Phoenix Suns franchise on draft lottery night, May 16, 2017.
Devin Booker will represent Suns at NBA Draft Lottery on May 16, league source tells @TheVertical. Phoenix has 19.9 percent chance at No. 1.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) April 14, 2017
This is Booker’s second time repping the Suns.
Last year, Booker oversaw the Suns lotto ball selection party where they started with two picks, #4 and #13 in total lotto combinations, and held serve with both to stay at #4 overall, eventually resulting in the drafting of Dragan Bender, and #13 overall which was traded on draft night for Marquese Chriss.
This year, Booker hopes to at least make sure the Suns stay at #2 where they begin, if not jump all the way up to #1 overall.
The Suns have a 19.9% chance to win the #1 overall pick, and a 55.8% chance to stay in the Top 3. They can conceivably drop all the way to #5 overall if three other teams in the 14-team lottery jump ahead of the Suns.
- #1 overall: 19.9%
- #2 overall: 18.8%
- #3 overall: 17.1%
- #4 overall: 31.9%
- #5 overall: 12.4%