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NBA draft lottery 2015 results: Pistons to pick No. 8

The Pistons had a 72.4-percent chance of staying at the No. 8 spot and that's exactly where they will pick in the 2015 NBA draft.

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The Detroit Pistons had less than a three-percent chance to win the No. 1 overall pick and right around 10 percent to move into the Top 3. Unfortunately, the Pistons will pick where they were slotted before the night began at No. 8 overall.

The Pistons haven't moved up from their pre-draft lottery slot since 2003, when they were slotted at No. 6 and wound up with the No. 2 pick. We all know how that went down -- the Pistons had a chance to get better and they did not.

As Steve pointed out earlier Tuesday, one of Stanley Johnson, Kristaps Porzingis, Mario Hezonja, and/or Frank Kaminsky should be around for the taking when it's Stan Van Gundy and Jeff Bower's turn to make their first first-round draft pick as members of the Pistons' organization (remember the Pistons lost their first rounder last year as part of that ill-fated Ben Gordon trade in 2012.)

Now your thoughts.

Top 14 picks are below:

1. Minnesota Timberwolves

2. Los Angeles Lakers

3. Philadelphia 76ers

4. New York Knicks

5. Orlando Magic

6. Sacramento Kings

7. Denver Nuggets

8. Detroit Pistons

9. Charlotte Hornets

10. Miami Heat

11. Indiana Pacers

12. Utah Jazz

13. Phoenix Suns

14. Oklahoma City Thunder