Ties Broken For NBA Draft 2010 Order of Selection

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

2010 FIRST ROUND DRAFT CHOICE ORDER

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):

TEAM RECORD LOTTERY CHANCES
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)
16. Charlotte (To Minnesota via Denver)
17. Milwaukee (To Chicago)
18. Miami
19. Boston
20. San Antonio
21. Oklahoma City
22. Portland
23. Utah (To Minnesota via Philadelphia)
24. Atlanta
25. Denver (To Memphis)
26. Phoenix (To Oklahoma City)
27. Dallas (To New Jersey)
28. LA Lakers (To Memphis)
29. Orlando
30. Cleveland (To Washington)

2010 SECOND ROUND DRAFT CHOICE ORDER

31. New Jersey
32. Minnesota (To Oklahoma City)
33. Sacramento
34/35. Washington
34/35. Golden State
36/37. Detroit
36/37. Philadelphia (To Milwaukee)
38/39. New York
38/39. LA Clippers (To New York via Denver)
40. Indiana
41. New Orleans (To Miami)
42/43. Toronto (To Miami)
42/43. Memphis (To LA Lakers)
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)