2012 NBA Draft Order: New Orleans Hornets Win Lottery, No. 1 Pick

The New Orleans Hornets will pick No. 1 in the 2012 NBA draft after winning the lottery on Wednesday. Kentucky big man Anthony Davis is a unanimous, unquestioned choice at No. 1.

The Charlotte Bobcats, who had the worst season in NBA history, won the No. 2 pick and the Washington Wizards won the No. 3 spot. The Cleveland Cavaliers won a coin flip against the Hornets that, in the end, dropped them to No. 4. After that, the pre-lottery order held to form.

Here's the full draft order for the first round.

1. New Orleans

2. Charlotte

3. Washington

4. Cleveland

5. Sacramento Kings

6. Portland Trail Blazers (via Brooklyn Nets)

7. Golden State Warriors

8. Toronto Raptors

9. Detroit Pistons

10. New Orleans (via Minnesota Timberwolves)

11. Portland

12. Milwaukee Bucks

13. Phoenix Suns

14. Houston Rockets

15. Philadelphia 76ers

16. Houston (via New York Knicks)

17. Dallas Mavericks

18. Minnesota (via Utah Jazz)

19. Orlando Magic

20. Denver Nuggets

21. Boston Celtics

22. Boston (via L.A. Clippers)

23. Atlanta Hawks

24. Cleveland (via L.A. Lakers)

25. Memphis Grizzlies

26. Indiana Pacers

27. Miami Heat

28. Oklahoma City Thunder

29. Chicago Bulls

30. Golden State via San Antonio Spurs

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