The NBA draft will take place on November 18th in Bristol, Connecticut, and will be done virtually in the wake of the pandemic. The 30 teams will select the best talents in college basketball and abroad.
Both the commissioner, Adam Silver, and his deputy, Mark Tatum, will announce the first and second round selections from the studio, from where there will be a virtual connection with the main players chosen. Something similar had happened with the NFL and the WNBA, which opted for this modality.
The draft ceremony It was going to take place on June 25 at the Barclay Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets, but the interruption of the NBA season from March to July also forced a change in the date of the event. Now, with the contest concluded, the mind is already set on the next edition.
The draw carried out in August determined that Minnesota Timberwolves select first and then it’s turn to Golden State Warriors, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Atlanta Hawks and Detroit Pistons. The players include guard LaMelo Ball (Illawarra Hawks, Australia), guard Anthony Edwards (University of Georgia) and center James Wiseman (University of Memphis).