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April 14, 2018 - 9:30 am
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NEW YORK, April 13, 2018 – Five ties among teams that finished the 2017-18 NBA regular season with identical records were broken today through random drawings to determine the order of selection for NBA Draft 2018 presented by State Farm.

The drawings were conducted by NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations Kiki VanDeWeghe at the St. Regis Hotel in New York and broadcast live on NBA TV.  The tiebreaker process was overseen by Darrington Hobson, a representative from the accounting firm of Ernst & Young.

The results of the drawings:

  • Dallas (24-58) won a tiebreaker with Atlanta.
  • Chicago (27-55) won a tiebreaker with Sacramento.
  • Miami (44-38) won a tiebreaker with Milwaukee.
  • San Antonio (47-35) won a tiebreaker with Minnesota.
  • Oklahoma City (48-34) won a tiebreaker with Indiana, New Orleans and Utah.  Second, third and fourth place in the tiebreaker drawings went to Utah, New Orleans and Indiana, respectively.

NBA Draft Lottery 2018 presented by State Farm will be held on Tuesday, May 15 in Chicago.  NBA Draft 2018 presented by State Farm will take place on Thursday, June 21 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. 

Below is the order of selection for NBA Draft 2018 presented by State Farm and the number of chances for teams in NBA Draft Lottery 2018 presented by State Farm.

2018 FIRST ROUND DRAFT CHOICE ORDER

Drawings will be conducted at NBA Draft Lottery 2018 presented by State Farm to determine the first three picks in NBA Draft 2018 presented by State Farm.  The remainder of the “lottery teams” will select in positions 4 through 14 in inverse order of their 2017-18 regular-season records.  The teams entered in the lottery are as follows, with their chances of winning the lottery out of 1,000:  

Team 
Phoenix

Record
21-61

Win%
.256

Lottery Chances
250

Memphis

22-60

.268

199

Dallas

24-58

.293

138

Atlanta

24-58

.293

137

Orlando

25-57

.305

88

Chicago

27-55

.329

53

Sacramento

27-55

.329

53

Brooklyn (to Cleveland via Boston)

28-54

.341

28

New York

29-53

.354

17

Los Angeles Lakers (to Boston or to Philadelphia)1

35-47

.427

11

Charlotte

36-46

.439

8

Detroit2

39-43

.476

7

LA Clippers

42-40

.512

6

Denver

46-36

.561

5

 

The order for the remainder of the first-round picks is as follows:

Team

15. Washington

Record

43-39

Win%

.524

16. Miami (to Phoenix)

44-38

.537

17. Milwaukee

44-38

.537

18. San Antonio

47-35

.573

19. Minnesota (to Atlanta)

47-35

.573

20. Oklahoma City (to Minnesota via Utah)

48-34

.585

21. Utah

48-34

.585

22. New Orleans (to Chicago)

48-34

.585

23. Indiana

48-34

.585

24. Portland

49-33

.598

25. Cleveland (to Los Angeles Lakers)

50-32

.610

26. Philadelphia

52-30

.634

27. Boston

55-27

.671

28. Golden State

58-24

.707

29. Toronto (to Brooklyn)

59-23

.720

30. Houston (to Atlanta via LA Clippers)

65-17

.793

 

 

1 This pick will be conveyed to Boston via Philadelphia via Phoenix or to Philadelphia via Phoenix.

2 This pick may be conveyed to LA Clippers.
 

2018 SECOND ROUND DRAFT CHOICE ORDER

 

31. Phoenix

32. Memphis

33./34. Atlanta

33./34. Dallas

35. Orlando

36./37. Sacramento

36./37. Chicago (to New York via Oklahoma City)

38. Brooklyn (to Philadelphia)

39. New York (to Philadelphia)

40. Los Angeles Lakers (to Brooklyn via Toronto via Orlando)

41. Charlotte (to Orlando via Phoenix via Memphis)

42. Detroit

43. LA Clippers (to Denver via New York via Philadelphia)

44. Denver (to Los Angeles Lakers via Chicago via Utah)

45. Washington

46. Milwaukee (to Brooklyn)

47. Miami (to Houston via Memphis)

48. Minnesota

49. San Antonio

50. Indiana

51. New Orleans

52. Utah

53. Oklahoma City

54. Portland (to Dallas via Denver)

55. Cleveland (to Charlotte via Brooklyn via Philadelphia)

56. Philadelphia

57. Boston (to Oklahoma City)

58. Golden State (to Denver)

59. Toronto (to Phoenix)

60. Houston (to Philadelphia)

Note: Teams that finished the regular season with identical records will select in the second round in inverse order of the order in which they select in the first round.  With respect to ties between lottery teams: Since the order of selection in the first round for these sets of teams may change based on the results of the Draft Lottery, the order of selection in the second round cannot be determined until after the Draft Lottery is conducted on May 15.

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