Every year, fourteen teams enter the NBA lottery in the hopes of drafting a prospect to turn around their franchise. Almost every one of those teams will miss out on that prospect because the talent level isn’t as deep as scouts guessed. However, once in a blue moon, a draft class will be formed that will change the landscape of the NBA forever. Years like 1984, 1996, and 2003 rewrote the history books as we know it, and the 2018 draft will no doubt have the same impact.
Only three years removed from this draft, it has yielded two all-star starters and a litter of role players on playoff teams making deep runs. Some teams missed on 2018's draft night and some hit big, so with a lot of hindsight, here is what the lottery teams of 2018 should have done with their picks.