2022 NBA Draft Live Updates, Results: Tracker, Order, Numbers, Trades, Rumors as Magic eye Jabari Smith

After a wild 2021-22 season, it’s time to turn our full attention to Thursday night’s 2022 NBA Draft. A number of exciting prospects will headline the off-season, including Chet Holmgren (Gonzaga), Jabari Smith (Auburn), Paolo Banchero (Duke) and Jaden Ivey (Purdue). Who will be selected first remains guesswork, but those four players will all be heard called by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver early on.

The Orlando Magic have the top pick in the draft for the first time since 2004. After Orlando, the Oklahoma City Thunder comes in second, followed by the Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings and Detroit Pistons to round out the top five. While the sequence is set, anything can happen during the draft as teams are busy turning the phones and making choices. Several trades have already been made before the design as the Lakers acquired the 35th pick of the Magic, while the Cavaliers split their second round to the Kings. The Portland Trail Blazers too their pick from the first round of 2025 traded to the Detroit Pistons for Jerami Grant.

It’s going to be a busy night around the NBA, and we’ll show you all the action here. Here’s How To Watch Thursday Night’s NBA Draft

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2022 NBA Draft Order

Round 1 Selection Round 2 Selection
1. Magic 31. Pacers
2. Thunder 32. Magic
3. Rockets 33. Birds of Prey
4. Kings 34. Thunder
5. Pistons 35. Lakers*
6. Pacers 36. Trail Blazers
7. Trail Blazers 37. Kings
8. Pelicans 38. Traces
9. Traces 39. Cavaliers
10. Wizards 40. Timberwolves
11. Knicks 41. Pelicans
12. Thunder 42. Knicks
13. Hornets 43. Clippers
14. Cavaliers 44. Hawks
15. Hornets 45. Hornets
16. Hawks 46. ​​Pistons
17. Rockets 47. Grizzlies
18. Bulls 48. Timberwolves
19. Timberwolves 49. Cavaliers*
20. Traces 50. Timberwolves
21. Gold Nuggets 51. Warriors
22. Grizzlies 52. Pelicans
23. 76ers 53. Celtics
24. Money 54. Wizards
25. Traces 55. Warriors
26. Rockets 56. Cavaliers
27. Heat 57. Trail Blazers
28. Warriors 58. Pacers
29. Grizzlies
30. Gold Nuggets

* – reported trade

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