Who’s got game? The NBA Draft will be on June 23rd in NYC. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about the awesome basketball player selection party!
Celtics, Lakers, Sixers and more are all jammed at the top of the 2016 NBA draft board eager to bolster their sagging rosters. The NBA Draft will be certain to make dreams come true for basketball players and fans across the country. Here is all the info you need to know to enjoy every second of this exciting night in professional sports!
When and where is the NBA Draft?
The process where professional basketball teams select college and amateur players to join their teams, also known as the NBA draft, will start at 8pm EST on June 23rd from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
How can you watch the draft?
The entire event will be broadcast on television on ESPN beginning at 8pm EST. If you prefer to catch the action on live stream, HollywoodLife.com has you covered there too. Just check back with us for more info on how to watch the action online.
Who has top pick?
The Philadelphia 76ers have the #1 overall draft pick in 2016 and are expected to take Ben Simmons, the 19 year-old from LSU. The number two pick is equally highly anticipated and will go to the struggling Los Angeles Lakers team who are pegged to choose young Brandon Ingram, 18, to move to Hollywood. After that, the draft will see players chosen by Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns and then the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Cleveland Cavaliers, who have just won the NBA Championship thanks to the amazing effort of superstar stud LeBron James, 31, do not have a pick in the first round. However, the Golden State Warriors, who lost to the Cav’s in the finals, will have the 30th and final pick in the first round.
HollywoodLifers, will you be watching the 2016 NBA Draft? Who would you like your team to choose this year? Let us know your predictions for one of the most exciting nights of basketball action where not a single basket is made!