Ties Broken for Draft Order of Selection
Posted May 27 2004 1:09PM
Draft Lottery, May 26, Secaucus, N.J.; NBA Draft 2004, June 24, New York
NEW YORK, April 15 -- Four ties among teams that finished the 2003-04 regular season with identical records were broken today through random drawings to help determine the order of selection for NBA Draft 2004, which will be held on Thursday, June 24, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
The drawings were conducted live on NBA TV earlier today at the Essex House Hotel in New York by Stu Jackson, NBA Senior Vice President, Basketball Operations.
The results of the random drawings:
Attached is the order of selection for the first round of NBA Draft 2004, as well as the number of chances for teams in NBA Draft Lottery 2004, to be held May 26, at the NBA Entertainment studio in Secaucus, N.J.
Teams entered in the NBA Draft Lottery, to be held on May 26, 2004, are set forth below. The first three picks will be determined by the Lottery. The expansion Charlotte Bobcats will have the fourth pick and the remainder of the "Lottery Teams" will select in positions five through 14 in inverse order of their consolidated standings at the end of the regular season.
The order for the remainder of the first round picks is as follows:
Note: Minnesota’s 2004 first-round pick has been forfeited.
2004 SECOND-ROUND DRAFT CHOICE ORDER
* Pick may be conveyed to Atlanta.