The NBA Draft Lottery has been criticized since it was created in the league by David Stern almost 30 years ago. Since the very first pick that year, which was Patrick Ewing, it has been criticized for being "rigged."

Last year, conspiracies showed when the Cleveland Cavaliers won the lottery as they were just coming off an awful season where they lost LeBron James.

Wednesday night, the New Orleans Hornets won the No. 1 pick surprisingly over the Charlotte Bobcats. The Hornets also lost out on an important player in Chris Paul. More suspicion came up since the Hornets were also owned by Stern himself at the starting of the year before it was bought by current New Orleans Saints owner, Tom Benson.

Current Portland Trail Blazers point guard Jonny Flynn has been catching on, tweeting that night that that it was fixed.

Looks like Mr. Flynn will be seeing a pretty heavy fine soon.

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