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2022 NBA Draft Live Thread

Whatever happens, tonight will help dictate the next few years in the Portland Trail Blazers story.

2022 NBA Draft Combine Circuit Photo by Brian Sevald/NBAE via Getty Images

The Portland Trail Blazers come into tonight’s NBA draft armed with the seventh, 46th and 57th picks. It’s the first time the franchise has entered a draft with a lottery pick since CJ McCollum was taken 10th in 2013. Yes, the franchise also chose 10th in 2017 but only after a draft-night deal was agreed to with the Sacramento Kings.

The Orlando Magic owns the top selection for the first time since picking Dwight Howard in 2004. The draft order then includes the Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings, Detroit Pistons and Indiana Pacers. However, there’s always a chance a trade or two will be executed throughout the night.

Auburn’s Jabari Smith Jr., Gonzaga’s Chet Holmgren, Duke’s Paolo Banchero and Purdue’s Jaden Ivey have been widely projected as the names most likely to be called at the beginning of proceedings.

Here’s the critical information if you want to watch:

  • Date and Time: Tonight, 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT
  • Where: Barclays Center, New York City
  • TV Coverage: First round on ABC, the whole draft on ESPN.

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That’s it! Have fun and let’s hope the Blazers select and/or trade to better the team in 2022-23

We will update the draft selections and trades as they happen here.

First Round

1 Orlando - Paolo Banchero, PF, Duke

2 Oklahoma City - Chet Holmgren, PF/C, Gonzaga

3 Houston - Jabari Smith Jr., PF, Auburn

4 Sacramento - Keegan Murray, F, Iowa

5 Detroit - Jaden Ivey, G, Purdue

6 Indiana - Ben Mathurin, SG/SF, Arizona

7 Portland - Shaedon Sharpe, SG/SF, Kentucky

8 New Orleans (from Los Angeles Lakers) - Dyson Daniels, G, G-League Ignite

9 San Antonio - Jeremy Sochan, F, Baylor

10 Washington - Johnny Davis, SG/SF, Wisconsin

11 Oklahoma City (from New York Knicks) - Ousmane Dieng, F, New Zealand Breakers (NBL)

12 Oklahoma City (from Los Angeles Clippers) - Jalen Williams, G, Santa Clara

13 Detroit Pistons (from Charlotte) - Jalen Duren, C, Memphis

14 Cleveland - Ochai Agbaji, SG, Kansas

15 Charlotte (from New Orleans) - Mark Williams, C, Duke

16 Atlanta - AJ Griffin, SF, Duke

17 Houston (from Brooklyn) - Tari Eason, F, LSU

18 Chicago - Dalen Terry, G, Arizona

19 Memphis (from Minnesota) Jake LaRavia, F, Wake Forrest

20 San Antonio (from Toronto) - Malaki Branham, G, Ohio State

21 Denver - Christian Braun, SG, Kansas

22 Minnesota (from Utah) - Kessler Walker, C, Auburn

23 Memphis (from Philadelphia) - David Roddy, F, Colorado State

24 Milwaukee - MarJon Beauchamp, SF, G-League Ignite

25 San Antonio (from Boston) - Blake Wesley, G, Notre Dame

26 Houston (from Dallas) - Wendell Moore Jr., SF, Duke

27 Miami - Nikola Jovic, F, Serbia

28 Golden State - Patrick Baldwin Jr., SF, Milwaukee

29 Houston (from Memphis) - TyTy Washington Jr., G, Kentucky

30 Denver (from Oklahoma City) - Peyton Watson, F, UCLA

Second Round

31 Indiana (from Houston via Cleveland) - Andrew Nembhard, G, Gonzaga

32 Orlando - Caleb Houstan, F, Michigan

33 Toronto (from Detroit via San Antonio, Washington and Chicago) - Christian Koloko, C, Arizona

34 Oklahoma City - Jaylin WIlliams, F, Arkansas

35 LA Lakers (from Orlando via Indiana via Milwaukee) - Max Christie, G, Michigan State

36 Detroit (from Portland) - Gabriele Procida, G, Italy

37 Dallas (from Sacramento) - Jaden Hardy, G, G-League Ignite

38 Memphis (from San Antonio, via L.A. Lakers, Chicago and Washington) - Kennedy Chandler, PG, Tennessee

39 Cleveland (from San Antonio via Utah) - Khalifa Diop, C, Gran Canaria

40 Charlotte (from Minnesota, Washington via Cleveland) - Bryce McGowens, G, Nebraska

41 New Orleans - EJ Liddell, F, Ohio State

42 New York - Trevor Keels, G, Duke

43 LA Clippers - Moussa Diabate, F, Michigan

44 Golden State (from Atlanta) - Ryan Rollins, G, Toledo

45 Minnesota (from Charlotte) - Josh Minott, G, Memphis

46 Denver (from Portland, via Brooklyn and Detroit) - Ismael Kamagate, C, Paris Basketball

47 Memphis (from Cleveland via New Orleans and Atlanta) - Vince Williams Jr., SG, VCU

48 Indiana (from Minnesota) - Kendall Brown, G, Baylor

49 Cleveland (from Sacramento via Chicago, Memphis and Detroit) - Isaiah Mobley, F, USC

50 Minnesota (from Denver via Philadelphia) - Matteo Spagnolo, SG, Vanoli Cremona (Italy)

51 Atlanta (from Golden State via Toronto and Philadelphia) - Tyrese Martin, G, UConn

52 New Orleans (from Utah) - Karlo Matkovic, PF/C, Mega Basket (Serbia)

53 Boston - JD Davison, PG, Alabama

— Milwaukee (forfeited)

— Miami (from Philadelphia via Denver; forfeited by Miami)

54 Washington (from Dallas) - Yannick Nzosa, C, Unicaja (Spain)

55 Golden State - Gui Santos, SF, Minas (Brazil)

56 Cleveland (from Miami via Indiana) - Luke Travers, SG/SF, Perth Wildcats (NBL)

57 Portland (from Memphis via Utah) - Jabari Walker, F, Colorado

58 Milwaukee (from Indiana and Phoenix) - Hugo Besson, G, New Zealand Breakers (NBL)