2022 NBA Draft live updates, results: Tracker, order, grades, trades as Magic take Paolo Banchero at No. 1

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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 also 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 Paolo Banchero | PF | Duke 31. Pacers
2. Thunder Chet Holmgren | C | Gonzaga 32. Magic
3. Rockets Jabari Smith | PF | Auburn 33. Raptors
4. Kings Keegan Murray | PF | Iowa 34. Thunder
5. Pistons 35. Lakers*
6. Pacers 36. Trail Blazers
7. Trail Blazers 37. Kings
8. Pelicans 38. Spurs
9. Spurs 39. Cavaliers
10. Wizards 40. Timberwolves
11. Knicks 41. Pelicans
12. Thunder 42. Knicks
13. Hornets 43. Clippers
14. Cavaliers 44. Hawks
15. Hornets 45. Hornets
16. Hawks 46. Pistons
17. Rockets 47. Grizzlies
18. Bulls 48. Timberwolves
19. Timberwolves 49. 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 56. Cavaliers
27. Heat 57. Trail Blazers
28. Warriors 58. Pacers
29. Grizzlies
30. Nuggets

* – reported trade