NBA Draft 2012 TV Coverage: Definitive Viewer's Guide

Alex Kay@AlexPKayCorrespondent IJune 28, 2012

The 2012 NBA draft is set to begin shortly, and it’s going to be one of the most exciting events in years. With the only sure thing being Anthony Davis going No. 1 overall to the Hornets, there is undoubtedly going to be plenty of trades and shocking selections taking place throughout the night.

There are also a number of huge college stars that have declared, which is a change of pace from last year, when many elected to return to school and unknown foreign prospects dominated the first round.

You will not want to miss a single second of the action and intrigue of this draft, so let’s take a look at all the different ways you can catch it.


Where: Prudential Center, Newark, NJ

When: Draft begins on Thursday, June 28 at 7:30 p.m. ET

ESPN coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. ET

NBA TV coverage begins at 5:30 p.m. ET  

Watch: ESPN, NBA TV (preview only)

Listen: ESPN Radio

Live Stream: ESPN3


First-Round Draft Order:

1. New Orleans Hornets

2. Charlotte Bobcats

3. Washington Wizards

4. Cleveland Cavaliers

5. Sacramento Kings

6. Portland Trail Blazers (from Nets)

7. Golden State Warriors

8. Toronto Raptors

9. Detroit Pistons

10. New Orleans Hornets (from Wolves)

11. Portland Trail Blazers

12. Houston Rockets (from Bucks)

13. Phoenix Suns

14. Milwaukee Bucks (from Rockets

15. Philadelphia 76ers

16. Houston Rockets (from Knicks)

17. Dallas Mavericks

18. Houston Rockets (from Jazz)

19. Orlando Magic

20. Denver Nuggets

21. Boston Celtics          

22. Boston Celtics (from Clippers)

23. Atlanta Hawks

24. Cleveland Cavaliers (from Lakers)

25. Memphis Grizzlies

26. Indiana Pacers

27. Miami Heat

28. Oklahoma City Thunder

29. Chicago Bulls

30. Golden State Warriors (from Spurs)


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