With the Clippers winning their final game of the regular season on Tuesday night, finishing with a 56-26 record, the
The Lakers acquired
The Rockets originally received the Clippers' pick from the
The Clippers' current seven-game winning streak guaranteed their pick will climb no higher than 56th. Instead of going to the Lakers, the second-rounder will convey to the
The Rockets also sent their own first-rounder to the Lakers, which will fall in the 25 to 28 range, depending on the final standings and any necessary league-generated tiebreakers.
The Lakers still have their own first- and second-round selections, but will lose their first if it slides from four to six or seven in May's draft lottery. The Lakers sent the pick to the
At fourth in the lottery, the Lakers have an 82.8% chance of keeping their pick.
The Lakers also traded away their top-40 protected, second-round pick to the
Assuming the Lakers don't trade for another pick, or pawn one off, at worst the team will have two picks. Having lost the Clippers' selection, the best case scenario is two first-round picks and the Lakers' own 34th overall selection.