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2016 NBA Draft Ties Broken

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Ties among teams that finished the 2015-16 NBA regular season with identical records were broken today through random drawings to help determine the order of selection for NBA Draft 2016 presented by State Farm, which will be held on Thursday, June 23.

The drawings were conducted live on NBA TV earlier today in New York City by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. The tiebreak process was overseen by Denise Pelli, a representative from the accounting firm of Ernst & Young.

The results of the drawings:

  • Sacramento (33-49) won a tiebreaker with Denver and Milwaukee; Denver then won a tiebreaker with Milwaukee.
  • Dallas (42-40) won a tiebreaker with Memphis.
  • Detroit (44-38) won a tiebreaker with Portland.
  • Atlanta (48-34) won a tiebreaker with Boston, Charlotte and Miami; Charlotte then won a tiebreaker with Boston and Miami; Boston then won a tiebreaker with Miami. Ties among teams that finished the 2015-16 NBA regular season with identical records were broken today through random drawings to help determine the order of selection for NBA Draft 2016 presented by State Farm, which will be held on Thursday, June 23.

The drawings were conducted live on NBA TV earlier today in New York City by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations. The tiebreak process was overseen by Denise Pelli, a representative from the accounting firm of Ernst & Young.

The results of the drawings:

Sacramento (33-49) won a tiebreaker with Denver and Milwaukee; Denver then won a tiebreaker with Milwaukee.
Dallas (42-40) won a tiebreaker with Memphis.
Detroit (44-38) won a tiebreaker with Portland.
Atlanta (48-34) won a tiebreaker with Boston, Charlotte and Miami; Charlotte then won a tiebreaker with Boston and Miami; Boston then won a tiebreaker with Miami.

The order of selection for the 2016 NBA Draft presented by State Farm, as well as the number of chances for teams in the 2016 NBA Draft Lottery,
to be held on Tuesday, May 17 is below:

2016 FIRST ROUND DRAFT CHOICE ORDER

The teams entered in the lottery 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):

Philadelphia (1) 10-72 0.122 250
LA Lakers (2) 17-65 0.207 199
Brooklyn (To Boston) 21-61 0.256 156
Phoenix 23-59 0.280 119
Minnesota 29-53 0.354 88
New Orleans 30-52 0.366 63
New York (To Denver or Toronto) 32-50 0.390 43
Sacramento (3) 33-49 0.402 19
Denver (4) 33-49 0.402 19
Milwaukee 33-49 0.402 18
Orlando 35-47 0.427 8
Utah 40-42 0.488 7
Washington (5) 41-41 0.500 6
Chicago 42-40 0.512 5

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

15. Houston (To Denver) 41-41 0.500
16. Dallas (To Boston) 42-40 0.512
17. Memphis 42-40 0.512
18. Detroit 44-38 0.537
19. Portland (To Denver) 44-38 0.537
20. Indiana 45-37 0.549
21. Atlanta 48-34 0.585
22. Charlotte 48-34 0.585
23. Boston 48-34 0.585
24. Miami (To Philadelphia via Cleveland) 48-34 0.585
25. LA Clippers 53-29 0.646
26. Oklahoma City (To Philly via Denver and Cleveland) 55-27 0.671
27. Toronto 56-26 0.683
28. Cleveland (To Phoenix via Boston) 57-25 0.695
29. San Antonio 67-15 0.817
30. Golden State 73-9 0.890

2016 SECOND ROUND DRAFT CHOICE ORDER

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

*Please note that teams that finished the regular season with identical records will select in the second round in inverse order of the order in which they select in the first round. With respect to the tie between the Denver Nuggets, Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings (33 and 49; 0.402 pct.): since the order of selection in the first round for this set of teams may change based on the results of the Draft Lottery, the order of selection in the second round cannot be determined until
after the Draft Lottery is conducted (on May 17, 2016).

1- This pick may be conveyed to Sacramento. 2 – This pick may be conveyed to Philadelphia via Phoenix.
3 – This pick may be conveyed to (i) Chicago via Cleveland, or (ii) Philadelphia.
4 – This pick may be conveyed to Toronto via New York.
5 – This pick may be conveyed to Phoenix.

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