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Hornets Win Draft Lottery, Will Pick No. 1 in NBA
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New Orleans Hornets, recently sold by the NBA to Saints owner Tom Benson, have won the NBA's draft lottery and the No. 1 pick overall.

The Hornets, after a difficult season in which they traded All-Star Chris Paul, have a shot to add another superstar, with Kentucky freshman Anthony Davis considered the best player available.

The Hornets moved up from the fourth spot, where they had a 13.7 percent chance, to earn the pick.

The Charlotte Bobcats, after the worst season in NBA history, fell to the No. 2 pick. Washington will pick third and Cleveland fell one spot to fourth.

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