NBA's guest list has a few surprises

Updated: June 23, 2003, 9:46 AM ET
By Chad Ford | NBA Insider
Want a pretty good sign of who will be in the lottery come draft night?

Look no further than the NBA's exclusive "Green Room" invitation list. Each year the NBA selects 12 to 15 players to travel to the draft and sit in a special player's only room. When a player's name is called on draft night, he gets to stroll to the podium, put on his new team's hat and shake David Stern's hand.

Chad Ford

Senior Writer, NBA Insider