The 2021-22 NBA season is in review and all eyes are on the 2022 NBA draft.
The 2022 class is teeming with talent, with several players vying for first place overall in Gonzaga’s Chet Holmgren, Auburn’s Jabari Smith and Duke’s Paolo Banchero, parting from the field and likely to be the top three picks in any given order.
Here’s everything you need to know to watch the 2022 NBA Draft, including the start time, broadcaster, and round 1 and 2 pick order.
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What channel is the NBA draft on today?
You can watch the 2022 NBA draft on ABC (first round only) and ESPN (first and second rounds) or stream via the Watch ESPN app.
This year’s draft will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY
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NBA draft start time
- date: Thursday 23 June
- start time: 8 p.m. ET
Coverage of the 2021 NBA Draft begins at 8 p.m. ET on ABC and ESPN. A preliminary draft countdown show begins 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 make a selection. This time limit drops to two minutes for the second round.
|2.||Oklahoma City Thunder|
|7.||Portland Trail Blazer|
|8th.||New Orleans Pelicans (via Lakers)|
|9.||San Antonio Spurs|
|11.||New York Knicks|
|12.||Oklahoma City Thunder (via Clippers)|
|fifteen.||Charlotte Hornets (via Pelicans)|
|20||San Antonio Spurs (via Raptors)|
|23||Brooklyn Nets (via 76ers, may be delayed to 2023)|
|25||Los Angeles Clippers|
|26||San Antonio Spurs (via Celtics)|
|29||Warriors of the Golden State|
|30||Oklahoma City Thunder (via Suns)|
|31||Indiana Pacers (via Rockets)|
|33||Toronto Raptors (via Pistons)|
|34||Oklahoma City Thunder|
|35||Orlando Magic (via Pacemaker)|
|36||Portland Trail Blazer|
|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|
|47||Memphis Grizzlies (via Cavaliers)|
|48||Sacramento Kings (via Bulls)|
|50||Warriors of the Golden State|
|51.||Minnesota Timberwolves (via Nuggets)|
|52||New Orleans Pelicans (via Jazz)|
|54||Washington Wizards (via Mavericks)|
|55||Warriors of the Golden State|
|57||Portland Trail Blazer|
|58||Indiana Pacers (via Suns)|
Note: The Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat each lost a second-round pick.
2022 NBA Mock Draft
SN’s latest mock draft, curated by Kyle Irving, breaks down the entire first round of the 2022 NBA draft. Irving predicts the Orlando Magic will select Duke’s Paolo Banchero as the #1 overall winner.
Here are SN’s likely top 5 picks for this year’s draft:
- Magic: Paolo Banchero, Duke
- Thunder: Jabari Smith, Auburn
- Rockets: Chet Holmgren, Gonzaga
- Kings, Jaden Ivey, Purdue
- Flask: Shaedon Sharpe, Kentucky
Check out the rest of Irving’s mock draft here.