NBA Draft 2022: Start Time, Draft Order and How to Watch Without Cable on ABC or ESPN - CNET

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The Orlando Magic person the apical prime successful the 2022 NBA Draft and look to beryllium deciding betwixt Jabari Smith, the 6-foot-10-inch guardant from Auburn, and Chet Holmgren, the 7-foot drawstring legume from Gonzaga. The Oklahoma City Thunder volition apt prime whichever the Magic don't take with the 2nd pick. At three, the Houston Rockets are expected to prime powerfulness guardant Paolo Banchero from Duke. The draught starts to go much of a enigma with the Sacramento Kings and the 4th pick, and draft-day trades could surely reshuffle the apical 3 picks. 

The NBA Draft begins tonight at 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) on ABC and ESPN. Here's however you tin ticker each the picks without cable.

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Jabari Smith is successful New York for the 2022 NBA Draft and could beryllium the archetypal sanction called connected Thursday.

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When is the draft?

The NBA Draft takes spot astatine the Barclays Center successful Brooklyn, New York, tonight, Thursday, June 23. It starts astatine 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT) and comprises 2 rounds of 30 picks each.

What is the draught order?

The Orlando Magic won the NBA Draft lottery and person the archetypal pick. Here's however the archetypal 15 picks signifier up:

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 (from Los Angeles Lakers)
9. San Antonio Spurs
10. Washington Wizards
11. New York Knicks
12. Oklahoma City Thunder (from Los Angeles Clippers)
13. Charlotte Hornets
14. Cleveland Cavaliers
15. Charlotte Hornets (from New Orleans)

Five teams -- the Brooklyn Nets, Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers, Phoenix Suns and Utah Jazz -- person nary picks successful the 2022 draught and won't beryllium capable to marque immoderate selections barring a trade. Meanwhile, the San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets each person 3 first-round picks, portion the Minnesota Timberwolves person 3 second-round picks to spell with their lone first-round pick.

The full draught committee tin beryllium recovered connected NBA.com.

How tin I ticker the draught connected TV?

The archetypal circular of the draught volition beryllium broadcast connected ABC and ESPN. The 2nd circular volition beryllium shown connected ESPN only.

How tin I watercourse the draught online?

You tin livestream the draught connected WatchESPN.com oregon the WatchESPN app, but you volition request to beryllium you person a TV subscription that includes ESPN oregon an ESPN Plus account. If you don't person a cablegram oregon outer TV subscription, you tin ticker the NBA Draft with a live TV streaming service. All 5 of the large services connection ESPN, and each but Sling TV connection ABC. 

Alternatively, if you unrecorded successful an country with bully reception, you tin ticker the archetypal circular of the draught connected ABC connected over-the-air broadcast channels conscionable by attaching an affordable (under $30) indoor antenna to astir immoderate TV. 

YouTube TV costs $65 a period and includes ABC and ESPN. Plug successful your ZIP codification connected its welcome page to spot which section networks, including ABC, are disposable successful your area.

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