Everything you need to know about Thursday’s NBA Draft 2021

1627581291 Everything you need to know about Thursdays NBA Draft 2021

It’s finally the NBA draft 2021! Who is promoted? Who falls? Will the Detroit Pistons select the Oklahoma State star, Cade cunningham, with the first pick? Is Cunningham more Khris middleton … or Luka doncic? Where will USC’s big man Evan Mobley be selected? Will the Oklahoma City Thunder start spending its considerable recruiting capital? Who is he Draymond green or Nikola Jokic of this year?

Many questions. So many answers to come.

Here’s everything you need to know, from how to watch the draft night festivities to the full draft orderFrom top prospects and their potential landing sites to the latest information, trade rumors, analysis, and projections. Our experts will reveal the most NBA-ready prospects in the draft, as well as the players with the highest ceilings and the highest disappointment factors.

All the action is scheduled to take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Thursday night at 8 ET. Watch the draft on ABC, ESPN, ESPN +, and in Spanish on ESPN3.

How to watch the 2021 NBA draft

NBA Draft Countdown: 7:30 pm ET on ESPN and ESPN3

NBA Draft: 8 p.m. ET on ABC, ESPN, the ESPN app, and ESPN3

Analysis of each pick live

Who are the best prospects in the NBA draft?

This class features a top tier of four players that includes 6-foot-8 point guard Cade Cunningham, G League Ignite guard Jalen Green, USC center Evan Mobley and Gonzaga star Jalen Suggs.

Completing the top 10, according to Jonathan Givony and Mike Schmitz’s Top 100 Prospects:

• Jonathan Kuminga | power forward | G League Ignite

• Scottie Barnes | eaves | Florida State

• Davion Mitchell | base | Baylor

• James Bouknight | escort | UConn

• Keon Johnson | escort | Tennessee

• Franz Wagner | eaves | Michigan



Look at some of point guard Cade Cunningham’s best plays of the season with Oklahoma State that make him a sought-after prospect heading into the NBA draft.

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