Traded Second-Round Picks For 2021 NBA Draft

We’re using the space below to keep tabs on each NBA team’s second-round pick for 2021, continually updating it as necessary throughout the year. Our list of traded first-round picks for 2021 can be found right here.

We’ve listed all 30 teams here, so even if a team hasn’t traded its second-round pick, that will be noted. We’ll also provide details on protections for each traded pick, including what happens to the pick in 2022 if it doesn’t change hands in 2021.

Here’s the full breakdown on the status of each 2021 second-round pick:


Atlantic

  • Boston Celtics: Own pick
  • Brooklyn Nets: Traded to Hornets (unprotected).
  • New York Knicks: Traded to Sixers (unprotected).
  • Philadelphia 76ers: Own pick (or Rockets’ pick).
    • The Rockets have the right to swap second-round picks with the Sixers.
  • Toronto Raptors: Traded to Pistons (unprotected).

Central

  • Chicago Bulls: Own pick (or Pelicans’ pick).
    • The Bulls have the right to swap second-round picks with the Pelicans.
  • Cleveland Cavaliers: Traded to Pelicans (unprotected).
  • Detroit Pistons: Traded to Knicks (unprotected).
  • Indiana Pacers: Traded to Nets (45-60 protected).
    • If this pick lands in its protected range, the Pacers would keep it and would instead owe the Nets their 2022 second-round pick (45-60 protected).
  • Milwaukee Bucks: Traded to Pacers (unprotected).

Southeast

  • Atlanta Hawks: Traded to Nets (unprotected).
  • Charlotte Hornets: Traded to Pistons (unprotected).
  • Miami Heat: Traded to Hawks (unprotected).
  • Orlando Magic: Own pick.
  • Washington Wizards: Traded to Pelicans (unprotected).

Northwest

  • Denver Nuggets: Traded to Thunder (unprotected).
  • Minnesota Timberwolves: Traded to Warriors or Thunder.
    • If the top-20 protected first-round pick the Warriors owe the Thunder lands in its protected range, the Warriors would instead send the Timberwolves’ second-round pick (unprotected) to the Thunder.
  • Oklahoma City Thunder: Traded to Celtics (top-55 protected).
    • If this pick lands in its protected range, the Thunder would keep it and their obligation to the Celtics would be extinguished.
  • Portland Trail Blazers: Traded to Grizzlies (unprotected).
  • Utah Jazz: Traded to Pacers (unprotected).

Pacific

  • Golden State Warriors: Traded to Jazz (unprotected).
  • Los Angeles Clippers: Traded to Hornets (unprotected).
  • Los Angeles Lakers: Traded to Kings (unprotected).
  • Phoenix Suns: Traded to Grizzlies or Nets.
    • The Suns will send their second-round pick to the Grizzlies if it lands in the 31-35 range or to the Nets if it lands in the 36-60 range.
  • Sacramento Kings: Own pick.

Southwest

  • Dallas Mavericks: Own pick.
  • Houston Rockets: Own pick (or Sixers’ pick).
    • The Rockets have the right to swap second-round picks with the Sixers.
  • Memphis Grizzlies: Traded to Kings (unprotected).
  • New Orleans Pelicans: Own pick (or Bulls’ pick).
    • The Bulls have the right to swap second-round picks with the Pelicans.
  • San Antonio Spurs: Own pick.

Information from RealGM was used in the creation of this post.

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2 thoughts on “Traded Second-Round Picks For 2021 NBA Draft

  1. Sillivan

    It looks like

    These 4 teams trade away all Firsts and Seconds draft picks next 7 years
    Lakers
    Clippers
    Nets
    Bucks

    They should be out of contenders after 4 years
    They need top tier rookie contracts to manage salary cap

    • mlbnyyfan

      All 4 of those teams are in win now mode with the current roster and don’t care about the draft.

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