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Ties broken for NBA Draft 2010 order of selection

Posted Apr 16 2010 5:05PM

NEW YORK (Official Release) -- Six ties among teams that finished the 2009-10 NBA regular season with identical records were broken today through random drawings to help determine the order of selection for the 2010 NBA Draft, which will be held on Thursday, June 24 at The WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

The drawings were conducted earlier today in New York City at the Board of Governors meeting by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

The results of the drawings:

Utah (53-29) won a tiebreaker with Atlanta and Denver; Atlanta then won a tie-breaker with Denver

Boston (50-32) won a tiebreaker with San Antonio, Oklahoma City and Portland; San Antonio then won a tie-breaker with Oklahoma City and Portland; Oklahoma City then won a tie-breaker with Portland

Memphis (40-42) won a tiebreaker with Toronto

The Los Angeles Clippers (29-53) won a tiebreaker with New York

Philadelphia (27-55) won a tiebreaker with Detroit

Golden State (26-56) won a tiebreaker with Washington


The teams entered in the lottery, to be held on May 18, 2010, are as follows (note: the first three picks in the Draft will be determined by the lottery and the remainder of the "lottery teams" will select in positions 4 through 14 in inverse order of their consolidated standings at the end of the regular season):

New Jersey 12-70 250
Minnesota 15-67 199
Sacramento 25-57 156
Golden State 26-56 104
Washington 26-56 103
Philadelphia 27-55 53
Detroit 27-55 53
LA Clippers 29-53 23
New York (To Utah via Phoenix) 29-53 22
Indiana 32-50 11
New Orleans 37-45 8
Memphis 40-42 7
Toronto 40-42 6
Houston 42-40 5

The order for the remainder of the first round picks is as follows:

15. Chicago (To Milwaukee) 41-41
16. Charlotte (To Minnesota via Denver) 44-38
17. Milwaukee (To Chicago) 46-36
18. Miami 47-35
19. Boston 50-32
20. San Antonio 50-32
21. Oklahoma City 50-32
22. Portland 50-32
23. Utah (To Minnesota via Philadelphia) 53-29
24. Atlanta 53-29
25. Denver (To Memphis) 53-29
26. Phoenix (To Oklahoma City) 54-28
27. Dallas (To New Jersey) 55-27
28. LA Lakers (To Memphis) 57-25
29. Orlando 59-23
30. Cleveland (To Washington) 61-21


31. New Jersey
32. Minnesota (To Oklahoma City)
33. Sacramento
34. Golden State
35. Washington
36. Philadelphia (To Milwaukee)
37. Detroit
38. LA Clippers (To New York via Denver)
39. New York
40. Indiana
41. New Orleans (To Miami)
42. Memphis (To LA Lakers)
43. Toronto (To Miami)
44. Chicago (To Portland)
45. Houston (To Minnesota)
46. Charlotte (To Phoenix)
47. Milwaukee
48. Miami
49. San Antonio
50. Oklahoma City (To Dallas)
51. Portland (To Oklahoma City via Dallas and Minnesota)
52. Boston
53. Atlanta
54. Denver (To LA Clippers)
55. Utah
56. Phoenix (To Minnesota)
57. Dallas Pick may be conveyed to Indiana.
58. LA Lakers
59. Orlando
60. Cleveland (To Phoenix)
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