Ties broken for order of selection in 2018 NBA Draft

NBA.com Global on Apr 14, 2018 09:47 AM
Ties broken for order of selection in 2018 NBA Draft
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NBA press release

NEW YORK – 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 (May 16, PHL time) in Chicago. NBA Draft 2018 presented by State Farm will take place on Thursday, June 21 (June 22, PHL time) 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:   

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

2018 SECOND ROUND DRAFT CHOICE ORDER

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 (May 16, PHL time).

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