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    Celtics lose draft lottery tiebreaker to Jazz

    The Celtics received mixed news Friday afternoon when the NBA released the results of the tiebreaker drawings to determine the draft order.

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    The Utah Jazz, who were tied with the Celtics for the fourth-worst record in the league at 25-57, won the drawing and will have 104 Ping-Pong balls while the Celtics will have 103. The Celtics will have a 10.3 percent chance at gaining the No. 1 overall pick.

    Meanwhile, the Brooklyn Nets won a drawing with the Washington Wizards and will have the 17th overall pick. But that pick goes to the Celtics as part of the Kevin Garnett-Paul Pierce deal, meaning the Celtics will have two of the first 17 picks in what is considered a strong draft.

    Gary Washburn can be reached at gwashburn@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @GwashburnGlobe.