Ties Broken for 2014 Draft Order; Jazz Gain One Ping-Pong Ball

NBALottery-ping pongNEW YORK – Four ties among teams that finished the 2013-14 NBA regular season with identical records were broken Friday through random drawings to help determine the order of selection for the 2014 NBA Draft, which will be held on Thursday, June 26.

The drawings were conducted by Jason Cahilly, NBA Chief Strategic and Financial Officer, and Dan Rube, NBA Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel. The tiebreak process was overseen by Darrington Hobson, a representative from the accounting firm of Ernst & Young.

The results of the drawings:

_Utah (25-57) won a tiebreaker with Boston.
_Brooklyn (44-38) won a tiebreaker with Washington.
_Chicago (48-34) won a tiebreaker with Toronto.
_Portland (54-28) won a tiebreaker with Miami and Houston; Houston then won a tie-breaker with Miami.

Below is the order of selection for the 2014 NBA Draft, as well as the number of chances for teams in the 2014 NBA Draft Lottery, to be held on Tuesday, May 20.


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):

Milwaukee 15-67 (.183) 250
Philadelphia 19-63 (.232) 199
Orlando 23-59 (.280) 156
Utah 25-57 (.305) 104
Boston 25-57 (.305) 103
LA Lakers 27-55 (.329) 63
Sacramento 28-54 (.341) 43
Detroit (1) 29-53 (.354) 28
Cleveland 33-49 (.402) 17
New Orleans (2) 34-48 (.415) 11
Denver (3) 36-46 (.439) 8
New York (To Denver) 37-45 (.451) 7
Minnesota (4) 40-42 (.488) 6
Phoenix 48-34 (.585) 5

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

15. Atlanta
16. Charlotte
17. Brooklyn (To Boston)
18. Washington (To Phoenix)
19. Chicago
20. Toronto
21. Dallas (To Oklahoma City)
22. Memphis
23. Golden State (To Utah)
24. Portland (To Charlotte)
25. Houston
26. Miami
27. Indiana (To Phoenix)
28. LA Clippers
29. Oklahoma City
30. San Antonio

(1) This pick may be conveyed to Charlotte.
(2) This pick may be conveyed to Philadelphia.
(3) This pick may be conveyed to Orlando.
(4) This pick may be conveyed to Phoenix.


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


  1. A.J. says

    Can Adam Silver please just save everybody the aggravation and contract Cleveland from the league, and then sentence Dan Gilbert to five years in the Arctic Circle to wrestle polar bears?

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