Here Is The Full 2019 NBA Draft Order Following The Draft Lottery

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The 2019 NBA Draft does not arrive until June 20 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, but an important process took place on Tuesday, May 14, with ping-pong balls bouncing to determine the order of the top 14 selections. In the end, the New Orleans Pelicans emerged from the lottery victorious with the No. 1 overall selection and the inside track for Duke prodigy Zion Williamson.

EPSN’s showcase of this years Draft Lottery is just as important for many struggling teams as any game they played this year, and the right to get Williamson this summer is a franchise-altering night. But all kinds of interesting scenarios unfolded along the way.

With that in mind, here is the full first round draft order of the 2019 NBA Draft, beginning with the Pelicans in the top spot and ending with the team sporting the NBA’s best record season at record at No. 30 overall in the Milwaukee Bucks.

  1. New Orleans Pelicans
  2. Memphis Grizzlies
  3. New York Knicks
  4. Los Angeles Lakers
  5. Cleveland Cavaliers
  6. Phoenix Suns
  7. Chicago Bulls
  8. Atlanta Hawks
  9. Washington Wizards
  10. Atlanta Hawks
  11. Minnesota Timberwolves
  12. Charlotte Hornets
  13. Miami Heat
  14. Boston Celtics
  15. Detroit Pistons
  16. Orlando Magic
  17. Brooklyn Nets
  18. Indiana Pacers
  19. San Antonio Spurs
  20. Boston Celtics (via LA Clippers)
  21. Oklahoma City Thunder
  22. Boston Celtics
  23. Utah Jazz
  24. Philadelphia 76ers
  25. Portland Trail Blazers
  26. Cleveland Cavaliers (via Houston)
  27. Brooklyn Nets (via Denver)
  28. Golden State Warriors
  29. San Antonio Spurs (via Toronto)
  30. Milwaukee Bucks

The NBA Draft is likely to feature more pick-swapping before players are selected but, right now, this is where we stand until June.