Tonight, the NBA will celebrate the Draft for the following season. The Minnesota Timberwolves will have the first pick
Tonight, the NBA quintets will choose the future stars of the court, heading to the next season. The Minnesota Timberwolves are the first overall pick, followed by the Golden State Warriors, Charlotte Hornet, Chicago Bulls, and Cleveland Cavaliers, respectively.
Among the first candidates to be elected as the ceremony begins are Anthony Edwards, James Wiseman, Killian Hayes, and LaMelo Ball; others who could appear are Tyrese Haliburton, Devin Vassell, and Cole Anthony.
The Draft was originally organized for June 25 at the Barclays Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets, but the Covid-19 pandemic postponed it along with the entire season and next campaign, which will start on December 22, with the Lakers. of Los Angeles as defending champions.
Each team has two selections, for a total of 60 contract signatures and, as every year, there may be last-minute exchanges. The top 14 picks are for those who didn’t make the postseason, most didn’t even make the trip to the Orlando bubble.
Just as the NFL did in April, a virtual ceremony, the NBA also organized a similar format, because the coronavirus has not stopped in the United States and the League maintains its health protocols.
Each of the juveniles will be at home, with a television camera inside and surrounded by their relatives. At the time of being chosen, they will receive a call to their home phone.
To accommodate the unique circumstances, the NBA installed 19 satellite vans, in five countries, which will help ensure immediate interviews with participants; also sent out 39 broadcast tech kits to prospects that will be used to show the reactions of many of the other recruits from the event and as part of the home experience, players also received a media-tech kit to help with interviews. post-draft and a gift locker that includes a number of products, including all 30 hats from this year’s New Era draft, Sports Illustrated published. Players who are selected must be at least 19 years old in 2020.