NBA draft lottery
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Today, the NBA held various random tiebreakers to determine the lottery standings and the 2021 draft order.

The tiebreakers involved teams who finished the regular season with the same record.

The results are as follows:

4: Oklahoma City Thunder (22-50) over No. 5 Cleveland Cavaliers

8: Chicago Bulls (31-41), over No. 9 Sacramento Kings, over No. 10 New Orleans Pelicans

  • Note: The Orlando Magic will receive the Bulls’ first-round pick if it doesn’t move up into the top four.

11. Charlotte Hornets (33-39) over No. 12 San Antonio Spurs

19. New York Knicks (41-31) over No. 20 Atlanta Hawks

21. Dallas Mavericks (42-30) over No. 22 Los Angeles Lakers over No. 23 Portland Trail Blazers

  • Note: The Knicks’ pick is courtesy of the Mavericks, while the Houston Rockets’ pick is courtesy of the Trail Blazers.

25. Los Angeles Clippers (47-25) over No. 26 Denver Nuggets

The updated pre-lottery order:

  1. Houston Rockets
  2. Detroit Pistons
  3. Orlando Magic
  4. Oklahoma City Thunder
  5. Cleveland Cavaliers
  6. Minnesota Timberwolves (to Golden State Warriors if not top-3)
  7. Toronto Raptors
  8. Chicago Bulls (Orlando Magic if not top-4)
  9. Sacramento Kings
  10. New Orleans Pelicans
  11. Charlotte Hornets
  12. San Antonio Spurs
  13. Indiana Pacers
  14. Golden State Warriors

The official odds distribution for the top pick:

TeamRecordWin%Lottery Probability
Oklahoma City22-50.30611.5%
New Orleans31-41.4314.5%
San Antonio33-39.4581.7%
Golden State39-33.5420.5%
1= This pick may be conveyed to Oklahoma City Thunder. 2= This pick may be conveyed to Golden State Warriors. 3= This pick may be conveyed to Orlando Magic.

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

15. Washington34-38.472
16. Boston36-36.500
17. Memphis38-34.528
18. Miami (to Oklahoma City or Houston)440-32.556
19. New York41-31.569
20. Atlanta41-31.569
21. Dallas (to New York)42-30.583
22. Los Angeles Lakers42-30.583
23. Portland (to Houston)42-30.583
24. Milwaukee (to Houston)46-26.639
25. LA Clippers47-25.653
26. Denver47-25.653
27. Brooklyn48-24.667
28. Philadelphia49-23.681
29. Phoenix51-21.708
30. Utah52-20.722
4= This pick will be conveyed to Houston Rockets via Oklahoma City Thunder, the LA Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers, and Phoenix Suns or to Thunder via the Clippers, 76ers, and Suns.

Tentative order of NBA draft second round:

31.Houston (to Milwaukee)
32.Detroit (to New York via the LA Clippers and Philadelphia)
34/35.Cleveland (to New Orleans via Atlanta)
34/35.Oklahoma City
36.Minnesota (to Oklahoma City via Golden State)
37.Toronto (to Detroit via Brooklyn)
38/39/40.New Orleans1
41/42.San Antonio
41/42.Charlotte (to Detroit via New York)
43.Washington (to New Orleans via Milwaukee, Cleveland, and Utah)
44.Indiana (to Brooklyn)
46.Memphis (to Toronto via Sacramento)
47.Golden State (to Toronto via Utah and New Orleans)
48.Miami (to Atlanta via Sacramento and Portland)
49.Atlanta (to Brooklyn)
50.New York (to Philadelphia)
51.Portland (to Memphis via Dallas, Detroit, and Cleveland)
52.Los Angeles Lakers (to Detroit via Sacramento, Houston, and Detroit)
53.Dallas (to New Orleans)
54.Milwaukee (to Indiana via Houston and Cleveland)
55.Denver (to Oklahoma City via Golden State and Philadelphia)
56.LA Clippers (to Charlotte)
57.Brooklyn (to Charlotte)
58.Philadelphia (to New York)
59.Phoenix (to Brooklyn)
60.Utah (to Indiana)
1= This pick may be conveyed to Chicago Bulls. 2= This pick may be conveyed to New Orleans Pelicans.

The 2021 NBA Draft lottery will be held on June 22 at 8:30 p.m. ET. and the 2021 NBA Draft will be held on July 29.