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Lakers' lottery percentages drop after win over 76ers
Lakers' lottery percentages drop after win over 76ers

Someone in the crowd threw a little red, white and blue ball on the court as players lined up for the final seconds of regulation. It was a strange moment, and the ball bounced neatly to Philadelphia 76ers power forward Nerlens Noel, who picked it up and hurled it back toward the spectators as far as he could, close to the exit tunnel for Section 101. Taking flight a few minutes later were some important lottery percentages for the Lakers. This has become a March Madness all its own, the Lakers sitting perfectly healthy players not because they're preparing for a playoff run but because, um, let's just say it's complicated. The Lakers would never admit it publicly, but...

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