I’ll let TSN explain it:
The Raptors, who finished the season with the same record as the Bulls, lost the coin flip tie breaker with Chicago this afternoon — as a result, Toronto will pick 20th in the 2014 NBA Draft on June 26th. The Bulls will select 19th.
Last time we lost a coin flip we got Terrence Ross (over Harrison Barnes I always presumed), so this may not be so bad. Here are the 20th picks from the last 10 drafts:
|2013||CHI||Tony Snell||University of New Mexico|
|2010||SAS||James Anderson||Oklahoma State University|
|2009||UTA||Eric Maynor||Virginia Commonwealth University|
|2007||MIA||Jason Smith||Colorado State University|
|2006||NYK||Renaldo Balkman||University of South Carolina|
|2005||DEN||Julius Hodge||North Carolina State University|
|2004||DEN||Jameer Nelson||Saint Joseph’s University|
The guy currently slated to go 20th is K.J. McDaniels, a SF from Clemson, Junior who DX describes as:
K.J. McDaniels has emerged from obscurity to develop into one of the best all-around players in college basketball, helping his Clemson squad to a 8-6 record in the ACC thus far. McDaniels has been stuffing the stat sheet all season long, ranking very highly among top-100 prospects in a variety of categories, including points per-40 pace adjusted (6th overall), rebounding (4th among wing prospects), steals (4th among wings), and blocks (1st among wings and 8th overall).