Each choice in order for rounds 1 and 2

The order of the 2023 NBA Draft is set and teams are preparing for who they will select or maybe even trade on Thursday night’s draft.

Perhaps unfortunately for Cleveland Cavaliers fans, the Cavs won’t have a lottery or even first-round selection following a 2022 trade that sent their 2023 first-rounder to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for Caris LeVert, Ricky Rubio and a second-round pick (Andrew Nembhard) — although it’s hard to argue against that trade provided the Cavs’ draft position at that slot is 26th overall.

As such, the draft festivities could be somewhat uneventful, save for a Cavs brass trade to validate the draft order, which The Athletic’s Sam Vecenie says isn’t. out of context.

Until the Cavs make a trade, they’ll have to wait for second-round pick No. 49 (acquired via the Golden State Warriors) to add to a roster that won 51 games a season ago and made the playoffs. playoffs for the first time since the LeBron James era.

Here is the full 2023 NBA Draft order at the time of writing:

2023 NBA Draft First Round Order

2023 NBA Draft Second Round Order

  • 31. Detroit Pistons

  • 32. Indiana Pacers (from the Houston Rockets)

  • 33. San Antonio Spurs

  • 34. Charlotte’s Hornets (from Charlotte Hornets via Philadelphia and Atlanta)

  • 35. Boston Celtics (from the Portland Trail Blazers via Atlanta, LA Clippers, Detroit and Cleveland)

  • 36. Orlando Magic

  • 37. Oklahoma City Thunder (from Washington Wizards via New Orleans)

  • 38. Sacramento Kings (of the Indiana Pacers)

  • 39. Charlotte’s Hornets (from Utah Jazz via New York)

  • 40. Denver Nuggets (from Dallas Mavericks via Oklahoma City)

  • 41. Charlotte’s Hornets (from Oklahoma City Thunder via New York and Boston)

  • 42. Wizards of Washington (from the Chicago Bulls via LA Lakers and Washington)

  • 43. Portland Trail Blazers (from the Atlanta Hawks)

  • 44. San Antonio Spurs (from the Toronto Raptors)

  • 45. Memphis Grizzlies (from the Minnesota Timberwolves)

  • 46. ​​Atlanta Hawks (New Orleans Pelicans)

  • 47. LA Lakers

  • 48. Los Angeles Clippers

  • 49. THE CLEVELAND RIDERS (from the Golden State Warriors via Utah and New Orleans)

  • 50. Oklahoma City Thunder (from Miami Heat via Boston, Memphis and Dallas)

  • 51. Brooklyn Nets

  • 52. Phoenix Suns

  • 53. Minnesota Timberwolves (from the New York Knicks via Charlotte)

  • 54. Kings of Sacramento

  • 55. Indiana Pacers (from Cleveland Cavaliers via Milwaukee and Detroit)

  • 56. Memphis Grizzlies

  • 57. Wizards of Washington (from the Boston Celtics via Charlotte)

  • 58. Milwaukee Bucks

Note: There are only 58 picks in the draft this year because the Chicago Bulls and Philadelphia 76ers each lost a second-round pick to violations of rules governing free agency talks, according to the NBA.

This article originally appeared on Akron Beacon Journal: Where do the Cavs pick in the 2023 NBA Draft? See the full list of picks

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