Either the Sixers have finally run into a modicum of good luck (or Joe Dumars broke a couple of mirrors after realizing he signed both Ben Gordon and Charlie V. last summer). Either way, according to the Pistons' Twitter account
, the Sixers won the coin flip and will slot into the #6 spot of the NBA draft. Details after the jump (h/t Liberty Ballers
This has no ramification on the draft lottery, the Sixers and the Pistons will both have an 18.25% chance at landing a top-three pick. If neither team lands in the top 3, however, the Sixers will pick before the Pistons. If no team below #6 moves up into the top three, the Sixers will pick sixth. The Sixers can also drop no lower than #9.
The one-game swing on the final day of the season could really be a difference-maker if a guy like Wes Johnson or DeMarcus Cousins slips out of the top five.