The Atlanta Hawks got a bit of good news Tuesday; it came via the luck of a coin flip.

To determine which team obtained the No. 19 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft and which team was relegated to No. 20, the NBA’s non-lottery tiebreaker procedure is to flip a coin. The Hawks and Memphis Grizzlies both finished with 43-39 records after the regular season and waited until Tuesday to find out where they picked.

The Hawks won the coin flip and will pick at No. 19. Another pick — Atlanta’s second-round pick — was determined with the coin flip, but was already sent to Philadelphia in the Ersan Ilyasova deal. Don’t fret, Atlanta owns pick No. 31 (from a trade with Brooklyn in 2012) and No. 60 (pick swap with Golden State).

Here’s the 2017 first-round, non-lottery NBA draft order:

15. Portland 41-41
16. Chicago 41-41
17. Milwaukee 42-40
18. Indiana 42-40
19. Atlanta 43-39
20. Memphis (to Portland via Denver and Cleveland) 43-39
21. Oklahoma City 47-35
22. Washington (to Brooklyn) 49-33
23. LA Clippers (to Toronto via Milwaukee) 51-31
24. Utah 51-31
25. Toronto (to Orlando) 51-31
26. Cleveland (to Portland) 51-31
27. Boston (to Brooklyn) 53-29
28. Houston (to Los Angeles Lakers) 55-27
29. San Antonio 61-21
30. Golden State (to Utah) 67-15


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