NBA Draft 2021: Complete Picking Order For Both Rounds

Is Cade Cunningham a lock to go No. 1?


July 29, 2021

Sixty of the basketball world’s most promising prospects will fulfill one phase of their NBA dreams Thursday night.

The stage is set for the 2021 NBA Draft. The Detroit Pistons own the first pick of the night and are expected to take Oklahoma State product Cade Cunningham. But beyond the No. 1 overall selection, there’s plenty of uncertainty.

Here is the complete order for Thursday night’s draft.

Round 1
1. Detroit Pistons
2. Houston Rockets
3. Cleveland Cavaliers
4. Toronto Raptors
5. Orlando Magic
6. Oklahoma City Thunder
7. Golden State Warriors (from Minnesota Timberwolves)
8. Orlando Magic (from Chicago Bulls)
9. Sacramento Kings
10. New Orleans Pelicans
11. Charlotte Hornets
12. San Antonio Spurs
13. Indiana Pacers
14. Golden State Warriors
15. Washington Wizards
16. Oklahoma City Thunder (from Boston Celtics)
17. Memphis Grizzlies
18. Oklahoma City Thunder (from Miami Heat via Los Angeles Clippers, Philadelphia 76ers and Phoenix Suns)
19. New York Knicks
20. Atlanta Hawks
21. New York Knicks (from Dallas Mavericks)
22. Los Angeles Lakers
23. Houston Rockets (from Portland Trail Blazers)
24. Houston Rockets (from Milwaukee Bucks)
25. Los Angeles Clippers
26. Denver Nuggets
27. Brooklyn Nets
28. Philadelphia 76ers
29. Phoenix Suns
30. Utah Jazz

Round 2
31. Milwaukee Bucks (from Houston Rockets)
32. New York Knicks (from Detroit Pistons via Los Angeles Clippers and Philadelphia 76ers)
33. Orlando Magic
34. Oklahoma City Thunder
35. New Orleans Pelicans (from Cleveland Cavaliers via Atlanta Hawks)
36. Oklahoma City Thunder (from Minnesota Timberwolves via Golden State Warriors)
37. Detroit Pistons (from Toronto Raptors via Brooklyn Nets)
38. Chicago Bulls (from New Orleans Pelicans)
39. Sacramento Kings
40. New Orleans Pelicans (from Chicago Bulls)
41. San Antonio Spurs
42. Detroit Pistons (from Charlotte Hornets via New York Knicks)
43. New Orleans Pelicans (from Washington Wizards via Milwaukee Bucks, Cleveland Cavaliers and Utah Jazz)
44. Brooklyn Nets (from Indiana Pacers)
45. Boston Celtics
46. Toronto Raptors (from Memphis Grizzlies via Sacramento Kings)
47. Toronto Raptors (from Golden State Warriors via Utah Jazz and New Orleans Pelicans)
48. Atlanta Hawks (from Miami Heat via Sacramento Kings and Portland Trail Blazers)
49. Brooklyn Nets (from Atlanta Hawks)
50. Philadelphia 76ers (from New York Knicks)
51. Memphis Grizzlies (from Portland Trail Blazers via Dallas Mavericks, Detroit Pistons and Cleveland Cavaliers)
52. Detroit Pistons (from Los Angeles Lakers via Sacramento Kings, Houston Rockets and Detroit Pistons)
53. New Orleans Pelicans (from Dallas Mavericks)
54. Indiana Pacers (from Milwaukee Bucks via Houston Rockets and Cleveland Cavaliers)
55. Oklahoma City Thunder (from Denver Nuggets via Golden State Warriors and Philadelphia 76ers)
56. Charlotte Hornets (from Los Angeles Clippers)
57. Charlotte Hornets (from Brooklyn Nets)
58. New York Knicks (from Philadelphia 76ers)
59. Brooklyn Nets (from Phoenix Suns)
60. Indiana Pacers (from Utah Jazz)

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