When did the NBA draft take place in 2013?
National Basketball Association (NBA) teams took turns selecting amateur U.S. college basketball players and other eligible players, including international players. The lottery took place on May 21, 2013. This was the first draft for New Orleans under their new Pelicans name after playing as the New Orleans Hornets previously.
When did the 2012-13 NBA season end?
Regular season. The regular season started on Tuesday October 30, 2012, when the 2011–12 NBA Champions Miami Heat defeated the Boston Celtics 120–107. The regular season ended on Wednesday, April 17, 2013.
Who was the sponsor of the 2013 NBA draft?
State Farm was the presenting sponsor. The lottery took place on May 21, 2013. This was the first draft for New Orleans under their new Pelicans name after playing as the New Orleans Hornets previously.
How are the first 14 picks in the NBA draft determined?
The first 14 picks in the draft belong to teams that miss the playoffs; the order was determined through a lottery. The lottery determined the three teams that will obtain the first three picks on the draft.
Who was the 12th pick in the NBA draft?
Michael Carter-Williams was selected 11th by the Philadelphia 76ers. Steven Adams became the first New Zealander to be selected in the first round. He was the 12th pick by the Oklahoma City Thunder. Kelly Olynyk was the 13th pick by the Dallas Mavericks and was traded to the Boston Celtics.
Who are international players in the NBA draft?
The CBA defines “international players” as players who permanently resided outside the U.S. for three years prior to the draft, did not complete high school in the U.S., and have never enrolled at a U.S. college or university.
Who was the first New Zealander drafted in the NBA?
Steven Adams became the first New Zealander to be selected in the first round. He was the 12th pick by the Oklahoma City Thunder. Giannis Antetokounmpo was selected 15th by the Milwaukee Bucks. Rudy Gobert was selected 27th by the Denver Nuggets and was traded to the Utah Jazz.