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Lakers jump two spots in NBA Draft Lottery selection

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The annual NBA Draft Lottery was held Tuesday night with the New Orleans Pelicans not participating for the first time in four years.

The order for the June 25th selections will be:

1. Minnesota

2. LA Lakers

3. Philadelphia

4. New York

5. Orlando

6. Sacramento

7. Denver

8. Detroit

9. Charlotte

10. Miami

11. Indiana

12. Utah

13. Phoenix

14. Oklahoma City

The Lakers were slotted to pick 4th based on their regular season record but jumped to 2nd, dropping the Knicks to 4th.

The Pelicans currently hold the 56th overall pick, acquired in a midseason trade with the Memphis Grizzlies.

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