Cavs can now choose from likes of Wiggins, Embiid and Parker.
The Cleveland Cavaliers continued their incredible run of luck in the draft lottery, securing the No.1 pick in the NBA draft for the second straight year and the third time in the last four.
With the lottery taking place in New York, the Cavs moved up from ninth spot despite just a 1.7 percent chance of winning the top selection.
Having drafted Kyrie Irving in 2011, they took Anthony Bennett last year but the rookie had a forgettable season as he struggled with injuries and form.
Nevertheless, another top pick will undoubtedly help the Cavs to strengthen, and they will be delighted with the luck that they continue to enjoy as they aim to put the pieces together in order to become a contender.
“It seems surreal,” Cavs vice chairman Jeff Cohen said, as reported by ESPN.
“This is three out of four years, and we had a 1.7 percent chance of coming up with the first pick and we pulled it off again.”
Cleveland can now choose between the likes of Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid, with many insisting that this is the best draft class since 2003 when the likes of LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh and Carmelo Anthony entered the league.
The Milwaukee Bucks fell one spot to second, and the Philadelphia 76ers will draft third while the Orlando Magic and Utah Jazz completed the top five.
However, the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics couldn’t make the most of a rare appearance in the lottery process, picking No.7 and No.6 respectively.
The NBA Draft 2014 will take place on June 26, and the Cavaliers will now face some tough decisions as they look to make the most of yet another first overall pick.