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

The 2021-22 NBA season is in the rearview mirror, with all eyes on the 2022 NBA Draft.

The class of 2022 is packed with talent with several players vying for the No. 1 spot overall in Gonzaga’s Chet Holmgren, Auburn’s Jabari Smith and Duke’s Paolo Banchero breaking away from the field, and they will likely be the top three picks in some order.

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

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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 it through the Watch ESPN app.

This year’s draft will take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.

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NBA Draft start time

  • Date: Thursday, 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. A pre-draft countdown show will begin at 7:30 pm ET on ESPN.

MORE: Watch the 2022 NBA Draft on Sling TV

2022 NBA Draft Order

In the first round, each team has five minutes to make a selection. That time limit drops to two minutes for the second round.

round 1

To choose Equipment
1. orlando magic
two. oklahoma city thunder
3. houston rockets
Four. kings of sacrament
5. detroit pistons
6. Indiana Pacers
7. Portland Trail Blazers
8. New Orleans Pelicans (via Lakers)
9. San Antonio Spurs
10 washington wizards
eleven New York Knicks
12 Oklahoma City Thunder (via Clippers)
13 charlotte hornets
14 Cleveland Knights
fifteen. Charlotte Hornets (via Pelicans)
sixteen. atlanta falcons
17 houston rockets
18 Chicago Bulls
19 minnesota timber wolves
twenty San Antonio Spurs (via Raptors)
twenty-one denver nuggets
22 memphis grizzlies
23 Brooklyn Nets (via 76ers, may defer until 2023)
24 milwaukee dollars
25 Los Angeles Clippers
26 San Antonio Spurs (via Celtics)
27 Dallas Mavericks
28 Miami Heat
29 golden state warriors
30 Oklahoma City Thunder (via Suns)

round 2

To choose Equipment
31 Indiana Pacers (via Rockets)
32. orlando magic
33. Toronto Raptors (via Pistons)
3. 4. oklahoma city thunder
35. Orlando Magic (via Pacers)
36. Portland Trail Blazers
37. kings of sacrament
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 falcons
Four. Five. charlotte hornets
46. detroit pistons
47. Memphis Grizzlies (via Cavaliers)
48. Sacramento Kings (via Bulls)
49. minnesota timber wolves
fifty golden state warriors
51. Minnesota Timberwolves (via Nuggets)
52. New Orleans Pelicans (via Jazz)
53. Boston Celts
54. Washington Wizards (via Mavericks)
55. golden state warriors
56. Cleveland Knights
57. Portland Trail Blazers
58. Indiana Pacers (via Suns)

Note: The Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat have 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 with the first overall pick.

Here are SN’s top five projected for this year’s draft:

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

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

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