The San Antonio Spurs won the 2023 NBA Draft Lottery and will have the first overall pick in the 2023 NBA Draft, which will be held on Thursday, June 22.
This will be the third time in franchise history that the Spurs will select first in the Draft and their pick is expected to be Victor Wembanyama.
The French big man is considered a generational talent and the league views him as the next-big-thing in the NBA.
The 2023 #NBADraftLottery presented by State Farm saw the @spurs get the #1 pick! See how the rest of the lottery shook out 👀
Don't miss the 2023 #NBADraft presented by State Farm on June 22nd at 8pm/et on ESPN! pic.twitter.com/9jQbQ7OmIt
— NBA Draft (@NBADraft) May 17, 2023
Below are the results from 2023 NBA Draft Lottery, with the Charlotte Hornets getting the second pick, the Portland Trail Blazers the third one, the Houston Rockets the fourth one and the Detroit Pistons the fifth one.
Detroit finished with a league-worst 17-65, marking the fifth straight season the team with the worst record will not select first.
1. San Antonio
11. Orlando (from Chicago)
12. Oklahoma City
14. New Orleans
WE GOT THAT #1 PICK!!! 🎉🎉🎉#NBADraftLottery | @Ticketmaster pic.twitter.com/8t3TD8h1EJ
— San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) May 17, 2023
Below is the order for the remainder of the first round of the 2023 NBA Draft
16. Utah (from Minnesota)
17. Los Angeles Lakers
19. Golden State
20. Houston (from LA Clippers)
21. Brooklyn (from Phoenix)
23. Portland (from New York)
26. Indiana (from Cleveland)
27. Charlotte (from Denver via New York and Oklahoma City)
28. Utah (from Philadelphia via Brooklyn)
29. Indiana (from Boston)
30. LA Clippers (from Milwaukee via Houston)