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Lakers get 27th pick in draft from Rockets after tiebreaker with Clippers
Lakers get 27th pick in draft from Rockets after tiebreaker with Clippers

The Lakers got a bit of good news on Friday, with the Houston Rockets winning their draft tiebreaker over the Clippers. The Rockets and Clippers finished with identical 56-26 records. By winning a drawing Friday to break the tie, the Rockets received the 27th overall pick, which will go to the Lakers as part of last summer's Jeremy Lin trade. The Clippers will pick 28th overall, although that selection will go to the Boston Celtics as part of the agreement that allowed Coach Doc Rivers to leave Boston for Los Angeles. The Clippers' second-round pick (57th) will go to the Denver Nuggets, for Cheikh Samb. Had the Clippers finished with the 51st to 55th pick, it would have...

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