Kentucky forward/center Karl-Anthony Towns has a 91% chance of going first on Thursday, when the Minnesota Timberwolves kick off the 2015 NBA draft, according to oddsmaking website Pregame.com.
Duke center Jahlil Okafor has just a 6% chance of going first while Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell has 2% odds -- and Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis has a slim chance at 1%.
The Lakers select second overall. The oddsmaker has the team selecting Okafor with 66.5% statistical certainty.
Russell has a 20% chance, Towns 5% and Porzingis 3%. Duke forward Justise Winslow is on the board at 2.5%, while the rest of the field has a 3% chance.
Both Okafor and Russell worked out twice at the Lakers' practice facility in El Segundo.
In addition to watching Porzingis in a public workout in Las Vegas, the Lakers also brought him to their gym for a private audition. The Lakers did not work out Towns or Winslow.