NBA Draft 2020

NBA Draft 2020: Start Time, 1st Round Draft Order

The 2020 NBA Draft will finally take place on Wednesday night after being delayed by five months due to the coronavirus pandemic, and there are plenty of questions over how the selection process will play out.

The Minnesota Timberwolves, who were reportedly looking at trade offers for the first overall pick, ultimately used it on guard Anthony Edwards out of the University of Georgia.

The Golden State Warriors, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers round out the rest of the top five.

Here is the current draft order in the first round of the draft:

1 Minnesota Timberwolves - G Anthony Edwards, Georgia

2 Golden State Warriors - C James Wiseman, Memphis

3 Charlotte Hornets - G LaMelo Ball, Illawarra (Australia)

4 Chicago Bulls - F Patrick Williams, Florida State

5 Cleveland Cavaliers - F Isaac Okoro, Auburn

6 Atlanta Hawks - C Onyeka Okongwu, USC

7 Detroit Pistons - PG Killian Hayes, France

8 New York Knicks - PF Obi Toppin, Dayton

9 Washington Wizards - G Deni Avdija, Israel

10 Phoenix Suns - PF Jalen Smith, Maryland

11 San Antonio Spurs - SG Devin Vassell, Florida State

12 Sacramento Kings - PG Tyrese Haliburton, Iowa State

13 New Orleans Pelicans - PG Kira Lewis Jr., Alabama

14 Boston Celtics (from MEM) - SF Aaron Nesmith, Vanderbilt

15 Orlando Magic - PG Cole Anthony, North Carolina

16 Portland Trail Blazers - C Isaiah Stewart, Washington*

(This pick reportedly belongs to the Detroit Pistons, who acquired the pick from the Houston Rockets in a trade Wednesday)

17 Minnesota Timberwolves (from BRO via ATL) - PF Aleksej Pokusevski, Serbia*

(This pick now reportedly belongs to the Oklahoma City Thunder, who acquired the pick from the Timberwolves in a trade Wednesday)

18 Dallas Mavericks - SG Josh Green, Arizona

19 Brooklyn Nets (from PHI via LAC) - F Saddiq Bey, Villanova

(This pick now reportedly belongs to the Detroit Pistons, who acquired the pick from the Clippers in a three-team trade with the Nets)

20 Miami Heat - F Precious Achiuwa, Memphis

21 Philadelphia 76ers (from OKC va PHI and ORL) - SG Tyrese Maxey, Kentucky

22 Denver Nuggets (from HOU) - PF Zeke Nnaji, Arizona

23 New York Knicks (from UTA) - SG Leandro Bolmaro, Argentina

(This pick now reportedly belongs to the Minnesota Timberwolves in a trade with the New York Knicks).

24 Milwaukee Bucks (from IND) - PG RJ Hampton

(This pick now reportedly belongs to the Denver Nuggets after a proposed draft night trade)

25 Oklahoma City Thunder (from DEN) - PG Immanuel Quickley, Kentucky

(This pick now reportedly belongs to the New York Knicks after a draft night swap)

26 Boston Celtics - G Payton Pritchard, Oregon

27 Utah Jazz (from LAC via NYK) - C Udoka Azubuike, Kansas

28 Los Angeles Lakers - PF Jaden McDaniels, Washington

(This pick now reportedly belongs to the Minnesota Timberwolves by way of a draft night trade)

29 Toronto Raptors - G Malachi Flynn, San Diego State

30 Boston Celtics (from MIL via PHX) - SG Desmond Bane, TCU

(This pick now reportedly belongs to the Memphis Grizzlies via a draft night trade)

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