DETROIT – The 2017 NBA Draft is coming in June.
The NBA's annual high-stakes game of chance known as the NBA Draft Lottery will take place on May 16 (with a possible move up to May 14 or 15) on ESPN prior to Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
This year's lottery comes with added intrigue thanks to a stacked incoming draft class and some dramatic storylines involving franchises with top odds to win the No. 1 overall pick.
The 2017 NBA Draft will take place on June 22, 2017. It'll be on ESPN and WatchESPN App.
The top draft prospects are Lonzo Ball, Josh Jackson, Markelle Fultz, De'Aaron Fox and Jayson Tatum.
Here's the pre-lottery draft order:
20. Portland (via Memphis, via Denver and Cleveland)
21. Oklahoma City
22. Brooklyn (via Washington)
23. Toronto (via LA Clippers, via Milwaukee)
25. Orlando (via Toronto)
26. Portland (via Cleveland)
27. Brooklyn (swap with Boston)
28. L.A. Lakers (via Houston)
29. San Antonio
30. Utah (via Golden State)
31. Atlanta (via Brooklyn)
33. Orlando (via L.A. Lakers)*
34. Sacramento (via Philadelphia, via New Orleans)
36. Philadelphia (via New York, via Utah and Toronto)**
37. Boston (via Minnesota, via Phoenix)**
38. Chicago (via Sacramento)
39. Philadelphia (via Dallas)
40. New Orleans
42. Utah (via Detroit)
43. Houston (via Denver)
44. New York (via Chicago)
45. Houston (via Portland)
46. Philadelphia (via Miami, via Atlanta)
49. Denver (via Memphis, via Oklahoma City)
50. Philadelphia (via Atlanta)
51. Denver (via Oklahoma City)
53. Boston (via Cleveland)
54. Phoenix (via Toronto)
56. Boston (via LA Clippers)
57. Brooklyn (via Boston)
58. New York (via Houston)
59. San Antonio
60. Atlanta (via Golden State)