While most NBA prognosticators are watching a heated playoff race, we've been paying close attention to another race -- a race to the top of the lottery.
As it stands, the Charlotte Bobcats are a lock to have the best shot (25 percent) at winning the lottery. With just a week left to go in the regular season and with a pitiful 7-46 record, no one is even close to catching them.
The Washington Wizards also look like a sure thing to pick up the second-best chance of winning (19.9 percent).
After the Bobcats and Wizards, it all gets a bit murky.
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