Updated 2023 NBA Draft order following Kyrie Irving trade

Dallas Mavericks, Kyrie Irving
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The Dallas Mavericks sent shockwaves through the NBA on Sunday afternoon when they acquired Kyrie Irving in a blockbuster trade. It cost Dallas an unprotected 2029 first-round pick, two starters, and two second-round picks, but they have their co-star for Luka Doncic.

With the trade deadline approaching on Thursday, there will be plenty of shakeups to the 2023 NBA Draft order. It did not happen in the Kyrie Irving trade, but it is worth taking a look at where things stand before the actively flies fast and furious ahead of the deadline.

Here is a current snapshot of who holds what picks in 2023. This will change plenty before draft night. The standings are jam-packed and the lottery will shake up the top 14, but this is where things are on Jan. 5, according to Tankathon.

2023 updated NBA Draft order following the Kyrie Irving trade to Dallas Mavericks

First round

1. Houston Rockets

2. Detroit Pistons

3. San Antonio Spurs

4. Charlotte Hornets

5. Orlando Magic

6. Toronto Raptors

7. Washington Wizards

8. New Orleans Pelicans (via Lakers)

9. Indiana Pacers

10. Oklahoma City Thunder

11. Orlando Magic (via Bulls)

12. Portland Trail Blazers

13. Utah Jazz

14. Los Angeles Lakers (via Pelicans)

15. Atlanta Hawks

16. Utah Jazz (via Minnesota Timberwolves)

17. Golden State Warriors

18. New York Knicks

19. New York Knicks (via Mavericks)

20. Phoenix Suns

21. LA Clippers

22. Miami Heat

23. Sacramento Kings

24. Indiana Pacers (via Cavaliers)

25. Memphis Grizzlies

26. Brooklyn Nets

27. Utah Jazz (via 76ers)

28. Houston Rockets (via Bucks)

29. Indiana Pacers (via Celtics)

30. Charlotte Hornet (via Nuggets)

Second round

31. Indiana Pacers (via Rockets)

32. Detroit Pistons

33. San Antonito Spurs

34. Philadelphia 76ers (via Hornets)

35. Orlando Magic

36. Toronto Raptors

37. Oklahoma City Thunder (via Wizards)

38. Sacramento Kings (via Pacers)

39. Los Angeles Lakers

40. Washington Wizards (via Bulls)

41. Denver Nuggets (via Thunder)

42. Boston Celtics (via Blazers)

43. Atlanta Hawks

44. New Orleans Pelicans

45. Charlotte Hornets (via Jazz)

46. Memphis Grizzlies (via Timberwolves)

47. Cleveland Cavaliers (via Warriors)

48. Denver Nuggets (via Mavericks)

49. Minnesota Timberwolves (via Knicks)

50. Phoenix Suns

51. LA Clippers

52. Boston Celtics (via Heat)

53. Sacramento Kings

54. Milwaukee Bucks (via Cavaliers)

55. Brooklyn Nets

56. Memphis Grizzlies

57. Milwaukee Bucks

58. Boston Celtics

There are only 58 picks in the 2023 NBA Draft because the Sixers and Nuggets were forced to forfeit their second-round selections. The Dallas Mavericks have traded both of their draft picks, but fans saw last season that they are not afraid to be aggressive if a player that they believe in slips too far.

Expect plenty of changes and shake-ups here before Thursday’s deadline, and stay tuned for all the latest on the Dallas Mavericks at The Smoking Cuban.

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