The NBA Draft Lottery was held on Tuesday night in Chicago, the first time the event was held outside of the New York Metropolitan area. That means we now know the official 2018 NBA Draft order and the league’s top prospects can begin getting a clearer idea of where they may land.
Entering Tuesday night’s draft lottery, the Phoenix Suns had the best chance at landing the No. 1 overall pick with 25 percent odds. The Memphis Grizzlies had 19.9 percent odds, while the Dallas Mavericks and Atlanta Hawks held 12.9 and 12.8 percent odds, respectively. The Orlando Magic were the only other franchise to have greater than a 10 percent chance to land the top pick.
The 2018 NBA Draft will take place June 21, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. ET at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The draft will air live on ESPN.
The full results from the 2018 NBA Draft Lottery can be seen below.
2018 NBA Draft Order
1. Phoenix Suns
2. Sacramento Kings
3. Atlanta Hawks
4. Memphis Grizzlies
5. Dallas Mavericks
6. Orlando Magic
7. Chicago Bulls
8. Cleveland Cavaliers (via Nets)
9. New York Knicks
10. Philadelphia 76ers (via Lakers)
11. Charlotte Hornets
12. Los Angeles Clippers (via Pistons)
13. Los Angeles Clippers
14. Denver Nuggets
15. Washington Wizards
16. Phoenix Suns (via Heat)
17. Milwaukee Bucks
18. San Antonio Spurs
19. Atlanta Hawks (via Wolves)
20. Minnesota Timberwolves (via Thunder)
21. Utah Jazz
22. Chicago Bulls (via Pelicans)
23. Indiana Pacers
24. Portland Blazers
25. Los Angeles Lakers (via Cavs)
26. Philadelphia 76ers
27. Boston Celtics
28. Golden State Warriors
29. Brooklyn Nets (via Raptors)
30. Atlanta Hawks (via Rockets)
How To Watch The 2018 NBA Draft
Your best bet for watching the 2018 NBA Draft via a live stream is WatchESPN. You will need your log-in and password information for your cable or satellite provider and you’re good to go.
If you don’t have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can watch tournament through Sling TV. Sling TV is service that allows subscribers to watch live and on-demand TV channels on TVs, computers, or mobile devices for a monthly fee. It’s just like a cable or satellite TV service, except it’s delivered over the internet. The service’s Orange package includes ESPN and costs $20 a month, but you can sign up for a free seven-day trial. If you cancel your subscription within the week, you will not be charged. Once signed up, simply download the app for your computer to start watching.
You can also live stream ESPN online through DIRECTV NOW. DIRECTV offers a free seven-day trial, so you will receive a full week free before your paid membership begins. If you cancel your subscription within the seven day period, you will not be charged. DIRECTV NOW is available on Desktop, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Chromecast.