What channel is NBA Draft playing on today? Start time, TV broadcast schedule, selects an order for 2022 coverage

The 2021-22 NBA season in rear view, with all eyes turning to the 2022 NBA Draft.

The 2022 class is brimming with talent with several players vying for top spot in Gonzaga’s Chet Holmgren, Auburn’s Jabari Smith and Duke’s Paolo Banchero separating themselves off the field, likely to be the top three picks in some ranking.

Here’s everything you need to know to watch the 2022 NBA Draft, including start time, TV channel and standings for Round 1 and Round 2 picks.

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What channel is NBA Draft playing on today?

You can watch the 2022 NBA Draft on ABC (round one only) and ESPN (round one and two) or stream it via the ESPN Watch app.

This year’s draft will take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York

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NBA Draft start time

  • DateThursday, June 23
  • start time: 8 p.m. Eastern time

Coverage of the 2021 NBA Draft begins at 8 p.m. ET on ABC and ESPN. The pre-draft countdown will begin at 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.

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NBA Draft Order 2022

In the first round, each team has five minutes to choose. This time limit drops to two minutes for the second round.

round 1

pick or pick Team
1. Orlando Magic
2. Oklahoma City Thunder
3. Houston Rockets
4. Sacramento Kings
5. Detroit Pistons
6. Indiana Pacers
7. Portland Trail Blazers
8. New Orleans Pelicans (via Lakers)
9. San Antonio Spurs
10. Washington Wizards
11. New York Knicks
12. Oklahoma City Thunder (via Clippers)
13. Charlotte Hornets
14. Cleveland Cavaliers
15th. Charlotte Hornets (via Pelicans)
16. Atlanta Hawks
17. Houston Rockets
18. Chicago Bulls
19. Minnesota Timberwolves
20. San Antonio Spurs (via Raptors)
21. Denver Nuggets
22. Memphis Grizzlies
23. Brooklyn Nets (via 76ers, can be postponed until 2023)
24. Milwaukee Bucks
25. Los Angeles Clippers
26. San Antonio Spurs (via the Celtics)
27. Dallas Mavericks
28. Miami Heat
29. Golden State Warriors
30. Oklahoma City Thunder (via Suns)

Round 2

pick or pick Team
31. Indiana Pacers (via Rockets)
32. Orlando Magic
33. Toronto Raptors (via the Pistons)
34. Oklahoma City Thunder
35. Orlando Magic (via Pacers)
36. Portland Trail Blazers
37. Sacramento Kings
38. Chicago Bulls (via New Orleans Pelicans)
39. San Antonio Spurs (via Lakers)
40. Minnesota Timberwolves (via Wizards)
41. Charlotte Hornets (via Pelicans)
42. New York Knicks
43. Los Angeles Clippers
44. Atlanta Hawks
45. Charlotte Hornets
46. Detroit Pistons
47. Memphis Grizzlies (via the Cavaliers)
48. The Sacramento Kings (via Bulls)
49. Minnesota Timberwolves
50. Golden State Warriors
51. Minnesota Timberwolves (via Nuggets)
52. New Orleans Pelicans (via Jazz)
53. Boston Celtics
54. Washington Wizards (via Mavericks)
55. Golden State Warriors
56. Cleveland Cavaliers
57. Portland Trail Blazers
58. Indiana Pacers (via The Suns)

NB: The Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat lost a second-round pick.

2022 NBA Mock Draft

SN’s latest mock draft, sponsored by Kyle Irving, details the entire first round of the 2022 NBA Draft. Irving predicts that the Orlando Magic will pick Duke Paulo Panchero with the No. 1 overall pick.

Here are the top five expected SN books for this year’s draft:

  1. Magic: Paolo Panchero, Duke
  2. Thunder: Jabbari Smith, Auburn
  3. Rockets: Chet Holmgren, Gonzaga
  4. Kings, Jaden Ivey, Bordeaux
  5. Pistons: Sheldon Sharp, Kentucky

Check out the rest of Irving’s mock draft here.

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