NBA Draft Night Coverage to Feature Previews, Player Evaluations,
Team Roster Analysis & Interviews on Thursday, July 29, Starting at 8 p.m. ET
NBA TV will showcase the start of the NBA offseason with coverage leading up to and during the NBA Draft 2021 presented by State Farm on Thursday, July 29, plus all the latest free agency news starting the following week.
The network will feature live pick-by-pick player evaluations throughout the NBA Draft, in addition to roster analysis and offseason forecasts for all 30 teams and post-selection interviews, Thursday, July 29, beginning at 8 p.m. ET.
Jared Greenberg will host NBA Draft coverage from WarnerMedia Studios in Atlanta, along with analysts Brendan Haywood and Rex Chapman. Taylor Rooks will report live from Brooklyn. Coverage will also include visits from current NBA players.
Additional programming for the 2021 NBA Draft, plus free agency coverage on NBA TV, will include:
Get to Know Prospects
NBA TV will air an hour-long Get to Know: Draft Prospects show premiering tonight, Monday, July 26, at 8 p.m., profiling some of this year's top prospects.
Mock Draft 2021
Mock Draft 2021 will simulate the first round complete with analysis of each proposed selection by Jim Jackson, Chapman, Andy Katz and Bleacher Report's Jonathan Wasserman, Tuesday, July 27, at 8 p.m. The 90-minute show will be hosted by Chris Miles.
NBA TV Draft Preview & Review
NBA TV’s coverage on Thursday, July 29, will tip off with a two-hour preview show at 6 p.m., led by host Miles and commentators Brian Shaw, Jackson and Katz.
Following the final selection, NBA Draft 2021 Review will recap the Draft with news, analysis and reflections on the night’s biggest moments.
NBA Draft 2021: Next Steps
Steve Smith and Haywood will provide analysis for the network’s NBA Draft review show with Kristen Ledlow hosting the one-hour recap on Friday, July 30, at 7 p.m.
Free Agency Coverage
NBA TV will also feature comprehensive coverage of this year’s NBA free agency period starting Saturday, July 31. Ledlow, Greenberg and Parrish will host nightly editions of the hour-long studio show Free Agent Fever at 11 p.m. with analysts Sam Mitchell, Dennis Scott, Ryan McDonough and Smith.
Additional free agency and offseason news will be covered throughout NBA TV's MGM Resorts NBA Summer League and Salt Lake City Summer League coverage starting Tuesday, Aug. 3.
About NBA TV
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