Brooklyn Nets pick watch: Win at Chicago drops Cavs’ lottery chances to 8th

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Brooklyn Nets set a franchise record Saturday night with 24 3-pointers in a 124-96 win at Chicago.Brooklyn finished just a 3-pointer shy of the record set last season by the Cavaliers and, thus, hurt Cleveland’s chances at a higher draft pick in this June’s draft.Brooklyn’s win vs. the Bulls dropped the Nets’ pick, which is owned by the Cavaliers, to eighth among teams set for the lottery. Brooklyn and Chicago both have 27-53 records with two games to play.The Brooklyn pick can still end up with the fifth-best value or drop to ninth ahead of the lottery.Thirteen teams have been eliminated from the playoffs. Here is how the chase for the lottery stacks up, starting with the worst team in the league.1. PHOENIX (20-60)Last 10 games: 1-9Most recent: Lost to New Orleans, 122-103, on FridayNext up: Sunday vs. Golden State (57-23), Tuesday at Dallas (24-56)Lottery odds: 25 percent for No. 1, 64.3 percent for top three2. MEMPHIS (21-58)Last 10 games: 2-8Most recent: Lost to Sacramento, 94-93, on FridayNext up: Sunday vs. Detroit (38-41), Monday at Minnesota (46-35), Wednesday at Oklahoma City (46-34)Lottery odds: 19.9 percent for No. 1, 55.8 percent for top three3. ATLANTA (23-58)Last 10 games: 3-7Most recent: Beat Washington, 103-97, on FridayNext up: Sunday at Boston (54-25), Tuesday vs. Philadelphia (49-30)Lottery odds: 15.6 percent for No. 1, 46.9 percent for top three4. DALLAS (24-56)Last 10 games: 2-8Most recent: Lost to Orlando, 105-100, on WednesdayNext up: Sunday at Philadelphia (49-30), Tuesday vs. Phoenix (20-60)Lottery odds: 11.9 percent for No. 1, 37.8 percent for top three5. ORLANDO (24-55)Last 10 games: 3-7Most recent: Lost to Charlotte, 137-100, on FridayNext up: Sunday at Toronto (57-22), Monday at Milwaukee (43-37), Wednesday vs. Washington (42-38)Lottery odds: 8.8 percent for No. 1, 29.1 percent for top three6. SACRAMENTO (26-54)Last 10 games: 3-7Most recent: Beat Memphis, 94-93, on FridayNext up: Monday at San Antonio (46-34), Wednesday vs. Houston (64-16)Lottery odds: 6.3 percent for No. 1, 21.5 percent for top three7. CHICAGO (27-53)Last 10 games: 3-7Most recent: Lost to Brooklyn, 124-96, on SaturdayNext up: Monday at Brooklyn (27-53), Wednesday vs. Detroit (38-41)Lottery odds: 3.6 percent for No. 1, 12.7 percent for top three8. BROOKLYN (27-53)*Pick goes to the Cavaliers.Last 10 games: 5-5Most recent: Beat Chicago, 124-96, on Saturday

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