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See Who Will Represent the Indiana Pacers On the NBA Draft Lottery


The countdown is on until May 17 for the Pacers and other 13 NBA teams within the lottery. Inside a ballroom in downtown Chicago, the annual draft lottery can be held on Tuesday night to find out the order of the highest picks.

Once the order of the primary 4 picks are established, picks 5-14 can be filled out based on team record for the 2021-22 season.

The Pacers went 25-57 and currently fifth, they’ve a 42.1% likelihood to draft contained in the top 4.

On stage on the event can be a representative for every team. Pacers assistant GM Kelly Krauskopf will function their representative, in keeping with a report from Fieldhouse Files.

Krauskopf, whose mentors include Donnie Walsh and Rod Thorn, is a component of the Pacers’ front office that also includes president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard, GM Chad Buchanan, plus vice chairman and salary cap manager Ted Wu.

“Because the architect of considered one of the WNBA’s most successful franchises, Kelly is a real pioneer in our sport,” Pacers owner Herb Simon said. “I’ve worked with Kelly over the past 20 years, so I do know her tremendous basketball mind, strong work ethic and proven leadership skills will proceed to be of great profit to our organization.”

Krauskopf was the Indiana Fever general manager for 19 seasons and has spent the last 4 NBA seasons in her current role.

The draft lottery was done virtually last summer and Nancy Leonard, widow to Hall of Famer Slick Leonard, represented the team from her home on the north side of Indianapolis.

Then, the Pacers drafted Chris Duarte thirteenth overall. They have not had a range contained in the top 10 since 1989.

More Pacers Coverage

  • Pacers hosted six prospects at their first pre-draft workout. CLICK HERE.
  • See which players have remained in Indy for the offseason. CLICK HERE.

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