Jazz improve lottery hopes after winning coin toss

Published 04/18 2014 04:25PM

Updated 04/18 2014 04:36PM

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Sports) - The Utah Jazz have won a tiebreaker with the Boston Celtics, giving them a chance for a better pick in the NBA draft.

Both teams finished with 25-57 records. The Jazz will now be slotted fourth in the lottery, with a 10.4 percent chance at the No. 1 pick, while the Celtics will have a 10.3 percent chance. If they or no teams behind them move up, Utah will pick fourth and Boston fifth.

The Jazz have an 82.8 percent chance of earning a top-5 pick. The Jazz can pick now lower than 7th.

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