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Will the Pistons lose their pick, stay put at No. 8 or luckily move into the Top 3? Here's all you need to know about Tuesday's NBA draft lottery, after which we'll learn the 2014 NBA draft order.

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WHEN: 8 p.m. ET, so that means we'll probably learn where -- or if -- the Pistons pick in the first round by 8:33 p.m.

WHERE: NYC

HOW CAN I WATCH: ESPN

WHO IS THE PISTONS' LUCKY CHARM: Kyle Singler

WHAT ARE THE PISTONS ODDS:

Draft Pick Percent Chance
No. 1 2.8%
No. 2 3.3%
No. 3 3.9%
Top 3 10%
No. 8 72.4%
Keep Pick 82.4%
No. 9 16.8%
No. 10 0.8%
Lose Pick 17.6%

WHAT ARE THE ODDS TO GET THE NO. 1 PICK:

1. Bucks 15-67 25%
2. 76ers 19-63 19.9%
3. Magic 23-59 15.6%
4. Jazz 25-57 10.4%
5. Celtics 25-57 10.3%
6. Lakers 27-55 6.3%
7. Kings 28-54 4.3%
8. Pistons* 29-53 2.8%
9. Cavaliers 33-49 1.7%
10. Pelicans**
34-48 1.1%
11. Nuggets (via Knicks) 36-46 0.8%
12. Magic (via Nuggets) 37-45 0.7%
13. Timberwolves*** 40-42 0.6%
14. Suns 48-34 0.5%

HOW HAS THE LOTTERY TREATED THE PISTONS IN HISTORY:

YEAR RECORD PRE-DRAFT SPOT PICK CHANGE PLAYER TAKEN
2013 29-53 No. 7 No. 8 - 1 Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
2012 25-41 No. 9 No. 9 0 Andre Drummond
2011 30-52 No. 7  No. 8 - 1 Brandon Knight
2010 27-55 No. 7 No. 7 0

Greg Monroe

2003 (Memphis) 28-54 No. 6 No. 2 +4 Darko Milicic
2001 32-50 No. 9 No. 9 0 Rodney White
1998 37-45 No. 11 No. 11 0 Bonzi Wells
1995 28-55 No. 9 No. 9 0 Shawn Respert (to Portland)
1994 20-62 No. 2 No. 3 - 1

Grant Hill

1993 40-42 No. 10 No. 11 - 1

Allan Houston


HAS A NO. 8 EVER JUMPED INTO THE TOP 3:

Year Team Pre-Lottery Position Post-Lottery Position
2013 Washington Wizards No. 8 No. 3
2011 Los Angeles Clippers No. 8 No. 1
2001 Los Angeles Clippers No. 8 No. 2
1992 Charlotte Hornets No. 8 No. 2

Let's hope the lottery treats the Pistons and new coach/president well.

Go Pistons ping pong balls, go!