The 2021 NBA Draft will take place at the end of July once the playoffs wrap up and we’re officially into the offseason. In order to determine where teams will draft in 2021, as always there is the NBA Draft Lottery. The lottery will take place on Tuesday, June 22.
Among the teams with the best odds to win the lottery are the Houston Rockets, Detroit Pistons and Orlando Magic, all who have 14 percent odds to win the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft. Rounding out the top 5 odds are the Oklahoma City Thunder and Cleveland Cavaliers, who each have 11.5 percent odds to be awarded the first pick. The Minnesota Timberwolves have a 9 percent chance and the Toronto Raptors have a 7.5 percent chance at winning the No. 1 pick. Here’s a look at when the NBA draft lottery will take place and what time it will begin.
2021 NBA Draft Lottery details
Date: Tuesday, June 22
Time: 8:30 p.m. ET
Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York