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2015 NBA Draft order and schedule: The Timberwolves and Lakers will likely go big with first 2 picks, then chaos could ensue

The first two names Adam Silver will call on Thursday are easy to predict, but the 76ers and Knicks could add some chaos to the event.

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The 2015 NBA Draft will be held in Brooklyn on June 25. The Minnesota Timberwolves are slated to pick first overall while the Lakers, 76ers, Knicks and Magic, in that order, will complete the top five.

Minnesota became the first franchise in 11 years to go into the draft lottery with the best odds of landing the top pick and then actually get it. They are expected to draft Karl-Anthony Towns out of Kentucky, while the Lakers are rumored to have their sights set on Duke's Jahlil Okafor. After that, things could get crazy.

The Knicks finished last season with the second-worst record but were leapfrogged by the Lakers in the lottery and ended up with the No. 4 selection. There are rumors they might trade down, hoping to get a future pick in the deal.

The 76ers have been an enigma under general manager Sam Hinkie. They've selected big men in two consecutive drafts while also spending a lottery pick on Dario Saric, a talented Croatian forward who will likely stay in Europe for another season. Every option, including drafting another big man in Kristaps Porzingis, is in play here.

There's plenty of intrigue outside of the top 10 as well. The Celtics have a total of four picks that they might attempt to package to move up. The Oklahoma City Thunder will look to add another piece to their already stacked roster when they select at No. 16, and the Hawks -- one of the best teams in the league last season -- will take advantage of a pick swap from the Joe Johnson trade that gives them the No. 15 selection.

There will be a lot of storylines to follow on Thursday, as teams make decisions that can affect their futures significantly.

2015 NBA draft schedule

2015 NBA Draft preview show: Thursday, June 25, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN/WatchESPN)

2015 NBA Draft: Thursday, June 25, 7:30 p.m. ET (ESPN/WatchESPN)

2015 NBA draft full order

First round

1. Minnesota Timberwolves

2. Los Angeles Lakers

3. Philadelphia 76ers

4. New York Knicks

5. Orlando Magic

6. Sacramento Kings

7. Denver Nuggets

8. Detroit Pistons

9. Charlotte Hornets

10. Miami Heat

11. Indiana Pacers

12. Utah Jazz

13. Phoenix Suns

14. Oklahoma City Thunder

15. Atlanta Hawks (via Nets -- Pick swap)

16. Boston Celtics

17. Milwaukee Bucks

18. Houston Rockets (via Pelicans)

19. Washington Wizards

20. Toronto Raptors

21. Dallas Mavericks

22. Chicago Bulls

23. Portland Trail Blazers

24. Cleveland Cavaliers

25. Memphis Grizzlies

26. San Antonio Spurs

27. Los Angeles Lakers (via Rockets)

28. Boston Celtics (via Clippers)

29. Brooklyn Nets (via Hawks -- Pick swap)

30. Golden State Warriors

Second round

31. Minnesota Timberwolves

32. Houston Rockets (via Knicks)

33. Boston Celtics (via Philadelphia)

34. Los Angeles Lakers

35. Philadelphia 76ers (via Magic)

36. Minnesota Timberwolves (via Kings)

37. Philadelphia 76ers (from Denver)

38. Detroit Pistons

39. Charlotte Hornets

40. Miami Heat

41. Brooklyn Nets

42. Utah Jazz

43. Indiana Pacers

44. Phoenix Suns

45. Boston Celtics

46. Milwaukee Bucks

47. Philadelphia 76ers (via Pelicans)

48. Oklahoma City Thunder

49. Washington Wizards

50. Atlanta Hawks (via Raptors)

51. Orlando Magic (via Bulls)

52. Dallas Mavericks

53. Cleveland Cavaliers (via Trail Blazers)

54. Utah Jazz (via Cavaliers)

55. San Antonio Spurs

56. New Orleans Pelicans (via Grizzlies)

57. Denver Nuggets (via Clippers)

58. Philadelphia 76ers (via Rockets)

59. Atlanta Hawks

60. Philadelphia 76ers (via Warriors)