The Toronto Raptors just won the first NBA title in franchise history over the injury-riddled Golden State Warriors, who lost Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson to significant injuries. But the front offices for either team won’t have much time to celebrate or lick their wounds because the NBA Draft is happening this week. Rosters for next season are already taking shape with trades before the draft, including the blockbuster that sent Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Los Angeles Lakers. Now the Pelicans have two top-five picks: no. 1 overall, widely expected to be Duke phenom Zion Williamson, and the fourth pick acquired from the Lakers. Other lottery teams like the Knicks, Grizzlies and Cavaliers will vie for other top college players beyond Zion, including R.J. Barrett from Duke, Ja Morant from Murray State and De’Andre Hunter from Virginia. Here’s how you can watch all the NBA Draft action live, whether or not you subscribe to cable TV. Now playing: Watch this: Live TV streaming services for cord cutters: How to choose… 2:44 When is the draft? The NBA Draft takes place on Thursday, June 20. It starts at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT and comprises two rounds. Where is the draft? The 2019 draft will be held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, home of the Brooklyn Nets. What is the draft order? The New Orleans Pelicans won the Zion Sweepstakes, er, NBA Draft lottery and have the first pick. And in the last… [Read full story]
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