I wonder how much the NBA's official coin flipper gets paid.
JUMP to find out what this all means!
GSoM friend Matt Steinmetz tweets:
I'll pass the mic to longtime GSoM community member Sleepy Freud for what this means:
From that realGM site, here are the differences between the 4th and 5th seed - i.e. what we gained by winning today's epic coin toss:1st: 10.4% to 10.3%
2nd: 11.2% to 11.1%
3rd: 12.0% to 12.0%
4th: 9.9% to 0.0%
5th: 35.1% to 26.1%
6th: 16.0% to 36.0%
7th: 1.2% to 8.4%
8th: 0.0% to 0.4%
Overall chances at a Top 4 pick:
Overall chances at a Top 5 pick:
There's really no other way to describe this.
Looking over the Wikipedia article on the NBA Draft Lottery this means that the Warriors can draft no lower than the 7th spot in the 2010 NBA Lottery.
The 7th spot ain't so bad either. Remember the Warriors had the 7th pick in the draft last time around and wound up with this guy:
More thoughts and discussion in kenntoe's Fanshot ZOMG We Won the Flip?!