2022 NBA draft live updates, results: tracking, ordering, ratings, trades, rumors like Magic eye Jabari Smith

After a crazy 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 league’s offseason showpiece event, including Chet Holmgren (Gonzaga), Jabari Smith (Auburn), Paolo Banchero (Duke) and Jaden Ivey (Purdue) . Who will be selected first overall is anyone’s guess, but these four players will all have their names called out early on by NBA commissioner Adam Silver.

The Orlando Magic have the first draft pick for the first time since 2004. After Orlando, the Oklahoma City Thunder picked second place, followed by the Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings and Detroit Pistons to round out the top five. While the order is set, anything can happen during the draft as the teams are busy working the phones to roll and distribute the picks. Several trades have already been made ahead of the draft as the Lakers acquired the Magic’s 35th pick, while the Cavaliers distributed their second round to the Kings. The Portland Trail Blazers too traded their 2025 first-round pick to the Detroit Pistons for Jerami Grant.

It’s going to be a busy night around the NBA, and we’ll have you covered with all the action here. Here’s how to watch Thursday night’s NBA draft.

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Order of the 2022 NBA Draft

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

* – declared trade

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