What teams will participate in the 2022 Draft Lottery and what are the odds of winning the first pick?
On Tuesday we find out the order of the selections as Chicago plays host to the league with the Rockets, Magic and Pistons to be out early.
Ahead of the order of selections for the 2022 NBA Draft being found out on Tuesday 17 May, some people are asking for more details on first pick odds ahead of the lottery in Chicago. Well, when the draft hits on 23 June, it’s a 14% chance for Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic and Detroit Pistons to get the draft No. 1 pick, with them all guaranteed a top-five pick in the draft after the new rules to reduce tanking from teams.
Houston had posted the league’s worst regular-season record (20-62), with Orlando (22-60) and Detroit (23-59) coming next.
Teams and details for 2022 NBA Draft Lottery
Here are the teams along with their 2021-22 record, their win % and their probability for No. 1 pick
The order for the rest of the first round picks:
15 New Orleans (to Charlotte)
17 Brooklyn (to Houston)
20 Toronto (to San Antonio)
22 Utah (to Memphis)
25 Boston (to San Antonio)
28 Golden State
30 Phoenix (to Oklahoma City)
* Pick conveyed either to New Orleans, or to Memphis via New Orleans
** Pick may be conveyed to Brooklyn