Who Has the First Pick in the 2022 NBA Draft? Full Order and Draft Odds on FanDuel Sportsbook

Adam Taylor McKillop
Who has the first pick in the 2022 NBA Draft? Full order and draft odds on FanDuel Sportsbook.
Who has the first pick in the 2022 NBA Draft? Full order and draft odds on FanDuel Sportsbook. / David Banks-USA TODAY Sports
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Now that the Golden State Warriors officially celebrated their championship with a parade, all eyes have turned attention to the upcoming 2022 NBA Draft. Anticipation is building for the draft, which kicks off on Thursday, June 23 at 8 p.m. ET.

Teams around the league are clamoring to see what the future holds, but perhaps none more than the team selecting first overall. This talented draft class displays a trio of players who could easily see their names called first in Auburn's Jabari Smith, Gonzaga's Chet Holmgren or Duke's Paolo Banchero.

Who Owns First Pick in 2022 NBA Draft?

The Orlando Magic will select first at the 2022 NBA Draft. Orlando struggled to put a consistent product on the floor this past season, winning just 22 games. Only two starters, Franz Wagner and Cole Anthony, averaged more than 15.0 points per game. This led to Orland's No. 29 ranking in offensive rating.

Orlando did finish with a better record than one other NBA franchise, the Houston Rockets at 20-62, but secured the No. 1 overall pick thanks to the draft lottery results.

NBA Draft Lottery Results

The NBA Draft Lottery specifies the official order for the first 14 picks, or teams that didn't make the playoffs. Those teams are assigned odds (or numerical ping pong balls) based on their regular season performances with the worst three teams owning the best odds at being the first ping pong ball selected.

Below are the official results of the 2022 NBA Draft Lottery, which took place back on Tuesday, May 17.

1. Orlando Magic
2. Oklahoma City Thunder
3. Houston Rockets
4. Sacramento Kings
5. Detroit Pistons
6. Indiana Pacers
7. Portland Trail Blazers
8. Los Angeles Lakers (to New Orleans Pelicans)
9. San Antonio Spurs
10. Washington Wizards
11. New York Knicks
12. LA Clippers (to Oklahoma City Thunder)
13. Charlotte Hornets
14. Cleveland Cavaliers

2022 NBA Draft Order

The remainder of the official 2022 NBA Draft order was set in reverse order by regular season finishes for the remaining teams. Previous player and draft trades involving picks is always a factor to consider.

Three teams contain four picks in the upcoming draft, while another nine hold three picks in the two-round format. The Oklahoma City Thunder, San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves all hold a quartet of selections.

Below is the full two-round order of the 2022 NBA Draft.

Round 1

1. Orlando Magic
2. Oklahoma City Thunder
3. Houston Rockets
4. Sacramento Kings
5. Detroit Pistons
6. Indiana Pacers
7. Portland Trail Blazers
8. New Orleans Pelicans
9. San Antonio Spurs
10. Washington Wizards
11. New York Knicks
12. Oklahoma City Thunder
13. Charlotte Hornets
14. Cleveland Cavaliers
15. Charlotte Hornets
16. Atlanta Hawks
17. Houston Rockets
18. Chicago Bulls
19. Minnesota Timberwolves
20. San Antonio Spurs
21. Denver Nuggets
22. Memphis Grizzlies
23. Philadelphia 76ers
24. Milwaukee Bucks
25. San Antonio Spurs
26. Dallas Mavericks
27. Miami Heat
28. Golden State Warriors
29. Memphis Grizzlies
30. Oklahoma City Thunder

Round 2

31. Indiana Pacers
32. Orlando Magic
33. Toronto Raptors
34. Oklahoma City Thunder
35. Orlando Magic
36. Portland Trail Blazers
37. Sacramento Kings
38. San Antonio Spurs
39. Cleveland Cavaliers
40. Minnesota Timberwolves
41. New Orleans Pelicans
42. New York Knicks
43. LA Clippers
44. Atlanta Hawks
45. Charlotte Hornets
46. Detroit Pistons
47. Memphis Grizzlies
48. Minnesota Timberwolves
49. Sacramento Kings
50. Minnesota Timberwolves
51. Golden State Warriors
52. New Orleans Pelicans
53. Boston Celtics
— Milwaukee Bucks (forfeited)
— Miami Heat (forfeited)
54. Washington Wizards
55. Golden State Warriors
56. Cleveland Cavaliers
57. Portland Trail Blazers
58. Indiana Pacers

NBA Draft Odds

As mentioned above, the No. 1 pick is essentially a three-man race between Auburn's Jabari Smith, Gonzaga's Chet Holmgren or Duke's Paolo Banchero. Smith (-140) is the leading favorite to be taken No. 1 overall, according to NBA Draft Odds on FanDuel Sportsbook. Behind him is Banchero at +195 odds and Holmgren at +260.

Below is a full list of the current odds to be selected No. 1 overall, on FanDuel Sportsbook.

1. Jabari Smith, Auburn (-140)

2. Paolo Banchero, Duke (+195)

3. Chet Holmgren, Gonzaga (+260)

4. Jaden Ivey, Purdue (+12000)

5. Shaedon Sharpe, Kentucky (+20000)

6. Keegan Murray, Iowa (+20000)

7. Johnny Davis, Wisconsin (+20000)

8. Dyson Daniels, G League (+20000)

9. A.J. Griffin, Duke (+20000)

10. Bennedict Mathurin, Arizona (+20000)

11. Jalen Duren, Memphis (+20000)

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Adam Taylor McKillop is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Adam Taylor also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username atmckillop. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel. 

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