Regardless of the circumstances, the finish is always very exciting, as first noted when the New York Knicks got the first overall pick in 1985 and had the chance to select the clear No. 1 prospect in the draft (Georgetown center Patrick Ewing).
And since we've got the NBA Draft on our minds, why not make it the topic of discussion for this week's Trivia Tuesday?
Due to a trade with the Boston Celtics a year ago to move up two spots in the draft in order to land Markelle Fultz at No. 1, Philadelphia could miss out on the Los Angeles pick if it happens to fall between 2-5. The closest they have come since was landing the No. 4 overall pick in 2015 when they selected Porzingis.
Many teams this season elected to play for the best chance at a high draft pick (meaning they tanked as hard as they could), so it was crowded at the top. or should we say the bottom? For everybody else, there is real hope that this could be a franchise-changing evening. Down 1-0 to the Celtics, they absolutely can not lose Game 2 tonight.
Thousands in Jakarta protest US Embassy move to Jerusalem
The Gaza leader of the Hamas militant group has suggested tens of thousands of Palestinians could storm into Israel on Monday. Meanwhile, Gaza government officials announced that Egypt will open its border with Gaza for four days starting Saturday.
The Nuggets have the worst odds (0.5 percent) to land the top selection at Tuesday night's National Basketball Association draft lottery in Chicago, which will set the order for the picks happening June 21 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
That said, Cleveland won the 2011 NBA Draft with a pick from the Los Angeles Clippers that had - you guessed it - a 2.8 percent chance of doing so.
The Cleveland Cavaliers acquired the Brooklyn Nets' pick in the Kyrie Irving trade with the Boston Celtics, who got that pick in a blockbuster with the Nets that included Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. The selection is most likely going to land at No. 10 and in addition to that, the Sixers own their pick at No. 26.
Chances of having twins (1.5 percent) per TwinsUK.