2022 NBA Draft order: All 58 picks following the lottery

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The 2022 NBA Draft order is set following Tuesday’s lottery. Picks 15 to 58 were decided based on the regular-season standings with the non-playoff teams eligible to jump up to the first overall selection in the lottery. The top four picks were chosen on May 17 with the rest going in reserve order of their record.

The Dallas Mavericks select 26th overall in the 2022 NBA Draft. They traded their second-round pick to Washington in the Kristaps Porzingis deal, so Dallas has just one pick on June 23.

Here is a look at the full draft order following Tuesday’s draft lottery. It will only change now if trades are made between now and draft night.

2022 NBA Draft order: First round

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 (via Los Angeles Lakers)

9. San Antonio Spurs

10. Washington Wizards

11. New York Knicks

12. Oklahoma City Thunder (via LA Clippers)

13. Charlotte Hornets

14. Cleveland Cavaliers

15. Charlotte Hornets (via New Orleans Pelicans)

16. Atlanta Hawks

17. Houston Rockets (via Brooklyn Nets)

18. Chicago Bulls

19. Minnesota Timberwolves

20. San Antonio Spurs (via Toronto Raptors)

21. Denver Nuggets

22. Memphis Grizzlies (via Utah Jazz)

23. Brooklyn Nets (via Philadelphia 76ers)

24. Milwaukee Bucks

25. San Antonio Spurs (via Boston Celtics)

26. Dallas Mavericks

27. Miami Heat

28. Golden State Warriors

29. Memphis Grizzlies

30. Oklahoma City Thunder (via Phoenix Suns)

2022 NBA Draft order: Second round

31. Indiana Pacers (via Houston Rockets)

32. Orlando Magic

33. Toronto Raptors (via Detroit Pistons)

34. Oklahoma City Thunder

35. Orlando Magic (via Indiana Pacers)

36. Portland Trail Blazers

37. Sacramento Kings

38. San Antonio Spurs (via Los Angeles Lakers)

39. Cleveland Cavaliers (via San Antonio Spurs)

40. Minnesota Timberwolves (via Washington Wizards)

41. New Orleans Pelicans

42. New York Knicks

43. La Clippers

44. Atlanta Hawks

45. Charlotte Hornets

46. Detroit Pistons (via Brooklyn Nets)

47. Memphis Grizzlies (via Cleveland Cavaliers)

48. Minnesota Timberwolves

49. Sacramento Kings (via Chicago Bulls)

50. Minnesota Timberwolves (via Denver Nuggets)

51. Golden State Warriors (via Toronto Raptors)

52. New Orleans Pelicans (via Utah Jazz)

53. Boston Celtics

54. Washington Wizards (via Dallas Mavericks)

55. Golden State Warriors

56. Cleveland Cavaliers (via Miami Heat)

57. Portland Trail Blazers (via Memphis Grizzlies)

58. Indiana Pacers (via Phoenix Suns)

There are only 58 picks in the 2022 NBA Draft because the Miami Heat and the Milwaukee Bucks were forced to forfeit their second-round picks because of tampering violations. They were set to pick 54 and 55, so the teams below them move up to round out the 58 selections.

The draft is a night of possibility for every team. It presents a chance to make a franchise-altering selection that could change its course for years to come. Expect plenty of trade chatter before and during draft night too as every team hopes to improve their roster.

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