Ties broken for order of selection in 2017 NBA Draft

Five ties among teams that finished the 2016-17 NBA regular season with identical records were broken today through random drawings to determine the order of selection for NBA Draft 2017, which will be held on Thursday, June 22.

The results of the drawings:

  • Minnesota (31-51) won a tiebreaker with New York.
  • Portland (41-41) won a tiebreaker with Chicago.
  • Milwaukee (42-40) won a tiebreaker with Indiana.
  • Atlanta (43-39) won a tiebreaker with Memphis.
  • The LA Clippers (51-31) won a tiebreaker with Cleveland, Toronto and Utah. Second, third and fourth place in the tiebreaker drawings went to Utah, Toronto and Cleveland, respectively.

Below is the order of selection for NBA Draft 2017 presented and the number of chances for teams in NBA Draft Lottery 2017, which will be held on Tuesday, May 16.

2017 FIRST-ROUND DRAFT ORDER

The first three picks in the draft will be determined by the lottery and the remainder of the “lottery teams” will select in positions 4 through 14 in inverse order of their consolidated standings at the end of the regular season. The teams entered in the lottery are as follows, with their chances of winning the lottery out of 1,000: 

Team ... Record ... (Win%) ... Lottery Chances

Brooklyn (to Boston) ... 20-62 ... (.244) ... 250
Phoenix... 24-58 ... (.293) ... 199
L.A. Lakers* ... 26-56 ... (.317) ... 156
Philadelphia** ... 28-54 ... (.341) ... 119
Orlando ... 29-53 ... (.354) ...88
Minnesota ... 31-51 ... (.378) ... 53
New York ... 31-51 ... (.378) ... 53
Sacramento^ ... 32-50 ... (.390) ... 28
Dallas ... 33-49 ... (.402) ... 17
New Orleans^^ ... 34-48 ... (.415) ... 11
Charlotte ... 36-46 ... (.439) ... 8
Detroit ... 37-45 ... (.451) ... 7
Denver ... 40-42 ... (.488) ... 6
Miami ... 41-41 ... (.500) ... 5

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

15. Portland ... 41-41
16. Chicago ... 41-41
17. Milwaukee ... 42-40
18. Indiana ... 42-40
19. Atlanta ... 43-39
20. Memphis (to Portland via Denver and Cleveland) ... 43-39
21. Oklahoma City ... 47-35
22. Washington (to Brooklyn) ... 49-33
23. LA Clippers (to Toronto via Milwaukee) ... 51-31
24. Utah ... 51-31
25. Toronto (to Orlando) ... 51-31
26. Cleveland (to Portland) ... 51-31
27. Boston (to Brooklyn) ... 53-29
28. Houston (to Los Angeles Lakers) ... 55-27
29. San Antonio ... 61-21
30. Golden State (to Utah) ... 67-15

[*] This pick may be conveyed to Philadelphia via Phoenix.
[**] This pick may be conveyed to Sacramento.
[^] This pick may be conveyed to Chicago via Cleveland or to Philadelphia.
[^^] This pick may be conveyed to Sacramento.

2017 SECOND-ROUND DRAFT ORDER

31. Brooklyn (to Atlanta)
32. Phoenix
33. Los Angeles Lakers#
34. Philadelphia (to Sacramento via New Orleans)
35. Orlando
36./37. New York (to Philadelphia via Utah and Toronto)
36./37. Minnesota (to Boston via Phoenix)
38. Sacramento##
39. Dallas (to Philadelphia)
40. New Orleans
41. Charlotte
42. Detroit (to Utah)
43. Denver (to Houston)
44. Chicago (to New York)
45. Portland (to Houston)
46. Miami (to Philadelphia via Atlanta)
47. Indiana
48. Milwaukee
49. Memphis (to Denver via Oklahoma City)
50. Atlanta (to Philadelphia)
51. Oklahoma City (to Denver)
52. Washington
53. Cleveland (to Boston)
54. Toronto (to Phoenix)
55. Utah
56. LA Clippers (to Boston)
57. Boston (to Brooklyn)
58. Houston (to New York)
59. San Antonio
60. Golden State (to Atlanta via Philadelphia and Utah)

[#] This pick may be conveyed to Orlando.
[##] This pick may be conveyed to Chicago via Cleveland.

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