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2022 NBA Draft Lottery Date, Time, Odds & Order

Isaiah De Los Santos
2022 NBA Draft Lottery date, time, odds and order.
2022 NBA Draft Lottery date, time, odds and order. / Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports

As the NBA Playoffs progress, that also means the 2022 NBA Draft is approaching. The draft lottery is now just one week away, and basketball fans are eager to see how the top 14 picks shake out.

NBA Draft Lottery 2022

Here's everything you need to know about the 2022 NBA Draft Lottery.

When is the NBA Draft Lottery?

This year's draft lottery will take place on Tuesday, May 17. The event will be held in Chicago, and representatives from each of the 14 lottery teams will be in attendance. The actual drawing of the ping-pong balls will take place in a private room before the results are announced. Then the full order will be revealed on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET.

NBA Draft Lottery Odds 2022

Following recent tweaks to the draft lottery rules, the Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic and Detroit Pistons are all tied for the best odds (14.0%) to win the No. 1 overall pick. The No. 1 pick odds for each team decrease following the top three.

  • Houston Rockets: 14.0%
  • Orlando Magic 14.0%
  • Detroit Pistons: 14.0%
  • Oklahoma City Thunder: 12.5%
  • Indiana Pacers: 10.5%
  • Portland Trail Blazers: 9.0%
  • Sacramento Kings: 7.5%
  • New Orleans Pelicans: 6.0%
  • San Antonio Spurs: 4.5%
  • Washington Wizards: 3.0%
  • New York Knicks: 2.0%
  • Oklahoma City Thunder: 1.5%
  • Charlotte Hornets: 1.0%
  • Cleveland Cavaliers: 0.5%

NBA Draft Order 2022

Here is how the current order for the 2022 NBA Draft stacks up. Picks 15-58 are already set, while picks 1-14 are subject to change based on the results of the lottery. There are only 58 picks instead of the standard 60 this year since the Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat were both stripped of second-rounders for tampering violations.

First Round

1. Houston Rockets

2. Orlando Magic

3. Detroit Pistons

4. Oklahoma City Thunder

5. Indiana Pacers

6. Portland Trail Blazers

7. Sacramento Kings

8. New Orleans Pelicans (via Lakers)

9. San Antonio Spurs

10. Washington Wizards

11. New York Knicks

12. Oklahoma City Thunder (via Clippers)

13. Charlotte Hornets

14. Cleveland Cavaliers

15. Charlotte Hornets (via Pelicans)

16. Atlanta Hawks

17. Houston Rockets (via Nets)

18. Chicago Bulls

19. Minnesota Timberwolves

20. San Antonio Spurs (via Raptors)

21. Denver Nuggets

22. Memphis Grizzlies (via Jazz)

23. Brooklyn Nets (via 76ers)

24. Milwaukee Bucks

25. San Antonio Spurs (via Celtics)

26. Dallas Mavericks

27. Miami Heat

28. Golden State Warriors

29. Memphis Grizzlies

30. Oklahoma City Thunder (via Suns)

First Round

31. Indiana Pacers (via Rockets)

32. Orlando Magic

33. Toronto Raptors (via Pistons)

34. Oklahoma City Thunder

35. Orlando Magic (via Pacers)

36. Portland Trail Blazers

37. Sacramento Kings

38. San Antonio Spurs (via Lakers)

39. Cleveland Cavaliers (via Spurs)

40. Minnesota Timberwolves (via Wizards)

41. Charlotte Hornets (via Pelicans)

42. New York Knicks

43. LA Clippers

44. Atlanta Hawks

45. Charlotte Hornets

46. Detroit Pistons (via Nets)

47. Memphis Grizzlies (via Cavaliers)

48. Minnesota Timberwolves

49. Sacramento Kings (via Bulls)

50. Minnesota Timberwolves (via Nuggets)

51. Golden State (via Raptors)

52. New Orleans (via Jazz)

53. Boston Celtics

54. Washington Wizards (via Mavericks)

55. Golden State Warriors

56. Cleveland Cavaliers (via Heat)

57. Portland Trail Blazers (via Grizzlies)

58. Indiana Pacers (via Suns)

When is the NBA Draft?

The 2022 NBA Draft will take place on Thursday, June 23. The event will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The draft's final time hasn't been revealed yet, but it's usually held at 8 p.m. ET. ESPN will also broadcast this event.

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