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2022 NBA Draft live updates, results: Tracker, order, grades, trades, rumors as Magic eye Jabari Smith

After a wild 2021-22 season, it’s time to shift our full attention to Thursday night’s 2022 NBA Draft. A number of exciting prospects will headline the league’s marquee offseason event, including Chet Holmgren (Gonzaga), Jabari Smith (Auburn), Paolo Banchero (Duke) and Jaden Ivey (Purdue). Who will be selected first overall remains anyone’s guess, but those four players will all hear their names called early on by NBA commissioner Adam Silver.

The Orlando Magic have the top overall pick in the draft for the first time since 2004. After Orlando, the Oklahoma City Thunder pick second, followed by the Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings and Detroit Pistons to round out the top five. While the order is set, anything can happen during the draft as teams are busy working the phones to wheel and deal picks. Multiple trades have already been made before the draft as the Lakers acquired the Magic’s 35th pick, while the Cavaliers dealt their second-rounder to the Kings. The Portland Trail Blazers, then traded their 2025 first-round pick to the Detroit Pistons for Jerami Grant.

It’ll be a busy night around the NBA, and we’ll have you covered with all the action right here. Here’s how to watch Thursday night’s NBA Draft.

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2022 NBA draft order

round 1 Selection round 2 Selection
1.Magic 31. Pacers
2. Thunder 32.Magic
3. Rockets 33. Raptors
4. Kings 34.Thunder
5. Pistons 35. Lakers*
6. Pacers 36. Trail Blazers
7. Trail Blazers 37. Kings
8. Pelicans 38. Spurs
9. Spurs 39th Cavaliers
10.Wizards 40.Timberwolves
11. Curtsy 41. Pelicans
12.Thunder 42. Curtsy
13. Hornets 43. Clippers
14th Cavaliers 44. Hawks
15. Hornets 45. Hornets
16. Hawks 46. ​​Pistons
17. Rockets 47. Grizzlies
18.Bulls 48.Timberwolves
19.Timberwolves 49th Cavaliers*
20. Spurs 50.Timberwolves
21. Nuggets 51. Warriors
22. Grizzlies 52. Pelicans
23. 76ers 53. Celtics
24.Bucks 54.Wizards
25. Spurs 55. Warriors
26. Rockets 56th Cavaliers
27.Heat 57. Trail Blazers
28. Warriors 58. Pacers
29. Grizzlies
30. Nuggets

* – reported trade

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