The next wave of NBA talent is knocking on the door and ready to come in.
On Thursday, the top amateur players will join the professional ranks at the 2022 NBA Draft.
Looking to watch the 2022 NBA Draft? Here’s all the information you need to watch the draft including time, TV channel and more.
What time does the NBA Draft start today?
- Date: Thursday, June 23
- Start time: 7:30 p.m. ET
The 2022 NBA Draft will begin at 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday. Each team will have five minutes between picks, which means the draft will likely last approximately four hours.
The draft will last only one day and consists of just two rounds. There are 58 total picks in the 2022 NBA Draft.
What channel is the NBA Draft on today?
- TV channels: ABC | ESPN | TSN (Canada)
ESPN and ABC will handle the broadcast of the first round of the NBA Draft in 2022 in the United States before ESPN carries the second round. Canadian viewers can watch the NBA Draft on TSN.
NBA Draft TV schedule
ESPN and ABC will each carry the broadcast of the NBA Draft’s first round. ESPN will be the only broadcast of the second round of the draft.
In Canada, viewers will be able to find the entire draft on TSN.
|1||ABC, ESPN, TSN (Canada)|
|2||ESPN, TSN (Canada)|
NBA Draft live stream
- Live stream: Watch ESPN | TSN Direct (Canada) | fuboTV
There are plenty of options for viewers to be able to stream the 2022 NBA Draft. FuboTV, YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, DIRECTV Stream and AT&T TV all will carry ESPN or ABC.
There are also several gaming console and streaming devices that will carry apps that give viewers the option to stream the draft.
|Platform||NBA Draft?||Cable/satellite login needed?|
|Hulu + Live TV||Yes||No|
|Xbox (ABC/ESPN Apps)||Yes||Yes|
|PS4 (ABC/ESPN Apps)||Yes||Yes|
|Amazon Fire TV (ABC/ESPN Apps)||Yes||Yes|
|Android TV (ABC/ESPN Apps)||Yes||Yes|
|Apple TV (ABC/ESPN Apps)||Yes||Yes|
|Roku (ABC/ESPN Apps)||Yes||Yes|
|Mobile devices/tablets ABC/ESPN Apps)||Yes||Yes|
|Computers (ESPN.com/Watch, ABC.go.com)||Yes||Yes|
NBA Draft order 2022
The Magic will be the first team on the clock with the first overall pick, followed by the Thunder, Rockets, Kings and Pistons to round out the top five.
The Thunder, Spurs and Timberwolves each have four picks in the 2022 NBA Draft to lead all teams. Not mentioned below? The Lakers who do not own a pick in either the first or second round.
Here is a look at the full NBA Draft order:
|1||2||Oklahoma City Thunder|
|1||7||Portland Trail Blazers|
|1||8||New Orleans Pelicans (from Lakers)|
|1||9||San Antonio Spurs|
|1||11||New York Knicks|
|1||12||Oklahoma City Thunder (from Clippers)|
|1||15||Charlotte Hornets (from Pelicans)|
|1||17||Houston Rockets (from Nets)|
|1||20||San Antonio Spurs (from Raptors)|
|1||22||Memphis Grizzlies (from Jazz)|
|1||25||San Antonio Spurs (from Celtics)|
|1||26||Houston Rockets (from Mavericks)|
|1||28||Golden State Warriors|
|1||30||Oklahoma City Thunder (from Suns)|
|2||31||Indiana Pacers (from Rockets via Cavaliers)|
|2||33||Toronto Raptors (from Detroit via Spurs, Wizards and Bears)|
|2||34||Oklahoma City Thunder|
|2||35||Orlando Magic (from Pacers via Bucks)|
|2||36||Portland Trail Blazers|
|2||38||San Antonio Spurs (from Lakers via Bulls and Wizards)|
|2||39||Cleveland Cavaliers (from Spurs via Jazz)|
|2||40||Minnesota Timberwolves (from Wizards via Cavaliers)|
|2||41||New Orleans Pelicans|
|2||42||New York Knicks|
|2||43||Los Angeles Clippers|
|2||46||Detroit Pistons (from Nets)|
|2||47||Memphis Grizzlies (from Cavaliers via Pelicans and Hawks)|
|2||49||Sacramento Kings (from Bulls via Grizzlies and Pistons)|
|2||50||Minnesota Timberwolves (from Nuggets via 76ers)|
|2||51||Golden State Warriors (from Raptors via 76ers)|
|2||52||New Orleans Pelicans (from Jazz)|
|2||54||Washington Wizards (from Mavericks)|
|2||55||Golden State Warriors|
|2||56||Cleveland Cavaliers (from Heat via Pacers)|
|2||57||Portland Trail Blazers (from Grizzlies via Jazz)|
|2||58||Indiana Pacers (from Suns)|