What channel is the NBA draft on today? Start time, TV schedule, selection order for 2022 coverage

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.

MORE: Watch the 2022 NBA Draft on Sling TV

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.

round 1

Choose team
1. Orlando magic
2. Oklahoma City Thunder
3. Houston missiles
4. Sacramento Kings
5. Detroit piston
6. Indiana Pacers
7. Portland Trail Blazer
8th. New Orleans Pelicans (via Lakers)
9. San Antonio Spurs
10 Washington Wizard
11. New York Knicks
12. Oklahoma City Thunder (via Clippers)
13. Charlotte Hornets
14 Cleveland Cavaliers
fifteen. Charlotte Hornets (via Pelicans)
16 Atlanta Hawks
17 Houston missiles
18 Chicago Bulls
19 Minnesota Timberwolves
20 San Antonio Spurs (via Raptors)
21 Denver nuggets
22 Memphis Grizzlies
23 Brooklyn Nets (via 76ers, may be delayed to 2023)
24 Milwaukee Bucks
25 Los Angeles Clippers
26 San Antonio Spurs (via Celtics)
27 Dallas Mavericks
28 intense heat
29 Warriors of the Golden State
30 Oklahoma City Thunder (via Suns)

round 2

Choose team
31 Indiana Pacers (via Rockets)
32 Orlando magic
33 Toronto Raptors (via Pistons)
34 Oklahoma City Thunder
35 Orlando Magic (via Pacemaker)
36 Portland Trail Blazer
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 LA Clippers
44 Atlanta Hawks
45 Charlotte Hornets
46 Detroit piston
47 Memphis Grizzlies (via Cavaliers)
48 Sacramento Kings (via Bulls)
49 Minnesota Timberwolves
50 Warriors of the Golden State
51. Minnesota Timberwolves (via Nuggets)
52 New Orleans Pelicans (via Jazz)
53 Boston Celtics
54 Washington Wizards (via Mavericks)
55 Warriors of the Golden State
56 Cleveland Cavaliers
57 Portland Trail Blazer
58 Indiana Pacers (via Suns)
59
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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:

  1. Magic: Paolo Banchero, Duke
  2. Thunder: Jabari Smith, Auburn
  3. Rockets: Chet Holmgren, Gonzaga
  4. Kings, Jaden Ivey, Purdue
  5. Flask: Shaedon Sharpe, Kentucky

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

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