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Old 05-15-2009, 02:04 PM   #1
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Default Hint:NBA Rigging Lottery To Give Knicks #1 Pick

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NAME TITLE
1. Team Name CHARLOTTE BOBCATS
On-Stage participant DJ Augustin Player
Lottery Room participant Josh Rosen Manager of Basketball Communications
2. Team Name GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS
On-Stage participant Larry Riley General Manager
Lottery Room participant Raymond Ridder Executive Director, Public Relations
Studio Audience Sanae Ridder Wife of Raymond Ridder
Studio Audience Renae Riley Wife of Larry Riley
3. Team Name INDIANA PACERS
On-Stage participant Larry Bird President, Indiana Pacers
Lottery Room participant David Benner Director of Public Information
4. Team Name LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS
On-Stage participant Baron Davis Player
Lottery Room participant Neil Olshey Assistant General Manager
5. Team Name MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES
On-Stage participant Lionel Hollins Head Coach
Lottery Room participant Greg Campbell President, Business Operations
6. Team Name MILWAUKEE BUCKS
On-Stage participant John Hammond General Manager
Lottery Room participant Jeff Weltman Assistant General Manager
7. Team Name MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES
On-Stage participant Kevin Love Player
8. Team Name NEW JERSEY NETS
On-Stage participant Rod Thorn President
9. Team Name NEW YORK KNICKS
On-Stage participant Allan Houston Assistant to President, Bball Ops
Lottery Room participant Donnie Walsh President, Basketball Operations
Studio Audience Glen Grunwald SVP, Basketball Operations
Studio Audience Scott O’Neil President, MSG Sports
Studio Audience Ron Skotarczak SVP, Renovation Sales
Studio Audience Sean Barror SVP, Renovation Sales
Studio Audience Howard Jacobs SVP, Ticket Sales and Marketing
Studio Audience Mark Piazza SVP, Team Operations
Studio Audience Mike Ondrejko VP, Suite Sales
Studio Audience John Clark VP, Marketing Partnerships

10. Team Name OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER
On-Stage participant Scott Brooks Head Coach
Lottery Room participant Sam Presti Executive Vice President
Studio Audience Rich Cho Assistant General Manager
Studio Audience Brian Facchini Director of Basketball Communications
Studio Audience Kelly McKeown Director, Brand Management
Studio Audience Kerianne Roper Prize Winner
Studio Audience Randy Roper Prize Winner
NOT IN STUDIO // TENT ONLY Matthew Wells OKC Thunder Camera Crew
11. Team Name PHOENIX SUNS
On-Stage participant Alvin Gentry Phoenix Head Coach
Studio Audience Jeramie McPeek Vice President
12. Team Name SACRAMENTO KINGS
On-Stage participant Chris Webber Sacramento Kings Legend
Lottery Room participant John Kehriotis Minority Owner
Studio Audience Bob Cook Minority Owner
Studio Audience Bob Hernreich Minority Owner
Studio Audience Mary Wansley Guest of Bob Herneich
Studio Audience Darrin May Media Relations
13. Team Name TORONTO RAPTORS
On-Stage participant Bryan Colangelo President & General Manager
Lottery Room participant Jim Labumbard Director, Media Relations
14. Team Name WASHINGTON WIZARDS
On-Stage participant Ernie Grunfeld President
Lottery Room participant Flip Saunders Head Coach
Studio Audience Scott Hall Director of PR

Knicks are basically bringing their entire front office to the Lottery, why would they do this if they are expected to get the #8 overall pick.

This is nothing more than David Stern and Nike's plan to place Ricky Rubio with the Knicks to better promote him in a system where he can flourish and be considered as somewhat of a savior to the Knicks.

Watch the Pete Maravich comparisons return due to the Nike marketing machine.

Ricky also has his own brand of Nike shoes which would probably be coming to a shoe store near you before his rookie season begins.

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