2023 NBA Draft: Start time, Picks, TV channel, how to watch live stream

The San Antonio Spurs is set to pick round 1, 1st overall pick to 19-year-old French star “Victor Wembanyama” and kick off the 2023 NBA Draft inside the Barclays Center. The Charlotte Hornets will take on the No. 2 overall pick and Portland Trail Blazers holding the No. 3 overall pick. However, read the following to know everything.

The 77th edition of the American National Basketball player selection meeting NBA Draft in 2023 is scheduled to be held on Thursday, June 22, 2023, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Traditionally a total of 60 pick selections are announced in the NBA Draft, but this season it held 58 picks, Chicago Bulls and Philadelphia 76ers lost second-round picks due to tampering violations.

When does the 2023 NBA Draft start?

  • Date: Thursday, June 22, 2023
  • Kickoff: 8:00 PM ET

What channel is the 2023 NBA Draft on?

The 2023 NBA Draft exclusively airs on ESPN and ABC. The first round carries on ABC and the second round will be broadcast on ESPN.

2023 NBA Draft complete 1-58 picks when it will officially announce

PositionPlayerRoundPickCountryTeamSchool / club team
PF/CVictor Wembanyama11FranceSan Antonio SpursMetropolitans 92 (France)
SF/SGBrandon Miller12United StatesCharlotte HornetsAlabama (Fr.)
PGScoot Henderson13United StatesPortland Trail BlazersG League Ignite (NBA G League)
PGAmen Thompson14United StatesHouston RocketsCity Reapers (Overtime Elite)
SG/SFAusar Thompson15United StatesDetroit PistonsCity Reapers (Overtime Elite)
SG/PGAnthony Black16United StatesOrlando MagicArkansas (Fr.)
SFBilal Coulibaly17FranceIndiana Pacers (traded to Washington)Metropolitans 92 (France)
PF/SFJarace Walker18United StatesWashington Wizards (traded to Indiana)Houston (Fr.)
PFTaylor Hendricks19United StatesUtah JazzUCF (Fr.)
PG/SGCason Wallace110United StatesDallas Mavericks (traded to Oklahoma City)Kentucky (Fr.)
SFJett Howard111United StatesOrlando Magic (from Chicago)Michigan (Fr.)
CDereck Lively II112United StatesOklahoma City Thunder (traded to Dallas)Duke (Fr.)
SF/SGGradey Dick113United StatesToronto RaptorsKansas (Fr.)
SGJordan Hawkins114United StatesNew Orleans PelicansUConn (So.)
SGKobe Bufkin115United StatesAtlanta HawksMichigan (So.)
SGKeyonte George116United StatesUtah Jazz (from Minnesota)Baylor (Fr.)
SGJalen Hood-Schifino117United StatesLos Angeles LakersIndiana (Fr.)
SFJaime Jaquez Jr.118MexicoMiami HeatUCLA (Sr.)
SGBrandin Podziemski119United StatesGolden State WarriorsSanta Clara (So.)
SFCam Whitmore120United StatesHouston Rockets (from LA Clippers)Villanova (Fr.)
PFNoah Clowney121United StatesBrooklyn Nets (from Phoenix)Alabama (Fr.)
SGDariq Whitehead122United StatesBrooklyn NetsDuke (Fr.)
PFKris Murray123United StatesPortland Trail Blazers (from New York)Iowa (Jr.)
SFOlivier-Maxence Prosper124CanadaSacramento Kings (traded to Dallas)Marquette (Jr.)
PGMarcus Sasser125United StatesMemphis Grizzlies (traded to Detroit via Boston)Houston (Sr.)
SGBen Sheppard126United StatesIndiana Pacers (from Cleveland)Belmont (Sr.)
SGNick Smith Jr.127United StatesCharlotte Hornets (from Denver via New York and Oklahoma City)Arkansas (Fr.)
SFBrice Sensabaugh128United StatesUtah Jazz (from Philadelphia via Brooklyn)Ohio State (Fr.)
SFJulian Strawther129Puerto Rico
United States
Indiana Pacers (from Boston,[K] traded to Denver)Gonzaga (Jr.)
PFKobe Brown130United StatesLos Angeles Clippers (from Milwaukee via Houston)Missouri (Sr.)
CJames Nnaji231NigeriaDetroit Pistons (traded to Charlotte via Boston)FC Barcelona (Spain)
SGJalen Pickett232United StatesIndiana Pacers (from Houston,[L] traded to Denver)Penn State (Sr.)
SFLeonard Miller233CanadaSan Antonio Spurs (traded to Minnesota)G League Ignite (NBA G League)
SGColby Jones234United StatesCharlotte Hornets (from Charlotte via Philadelphia and Atlanta,traded to Sacramento via Boston)Xavier (Jr.)
SFJulian Phillips235United StatesBoston Celtics (from Portland via Atlanta, LA Clippers, Detroit, and Cleveland, traded to Chicago via Washington)Tennessee (Fr.)
SGAndre Jackson Jr.236United StatesOrlando Magic (traded to Milwaukee)UConn (Jr.)
SFHunter Tyson237United StatesOklahoma City Thunder (from Washington via New Orleans,traded to Denver)Clemson (Sr.)
SFJordan Walsh238United StatesSacramento Kings (from Indiana, traded to Boston)Arkansas (Fr.)
PFMouhamed Gueye239SenegalCharlotte Hornets (from Utah via New York, traded to Atlanta via Boston)Washington State (So.)
SFMaxwell Lewis240United StatesDenver Nuggets (from Dallas via Oklahoma City, traded to LA Lakers)Pepperdine (So.)
SGAmari Bailey241United StatesCharlotte Hornets (from Oklahoma City via New York and Boston)UCLA (Fr.)
PF/CTristan Vukčević242SerbiaWashington Wizards (from Chicago via Los Angeles Lakers and Washington)Partizan Belgrade (Serbia)
SGRayan Rupert243FrancePortland Trail Blazers (from Atlanta)New Zealand Breakers (Australia)
SG/SFSidy Cissoko244FranceSan Antonio Spurs (from Toronto)G League Ignite (NBA G League)
PFG. G. Jackson245United StatesMemphis Grizzlies (from Minnesota)South Carolina (Fr.)
SGSeth Lundy246United StatesAtlanta Hawks (from New Orleans)Penn State (Sr.)
SGMojave King247New ZealandLos Angeles Lakers (traded to Indiana)G League Ignite (NBA G League)
SFJordan Miller248United StatesLos Angeles ClippersMiami (Sr.)
SFEmoni Bates249United StatesCleveland Cavaliers (from Golden State via Utah and New Orleans)Eastern Michigan (So.)
SFKeyontae Johnson250United StatesOklahoma City Thunder (from Miami via Boston, Memphis, and Dallas)Kansas State (Sr.)
SFJalen Wilson251United StatesBrooklyn NetsKansas (Jr.)
SF/PFToumani Camara252BelgiumPhoenix SunsDayton (Sr.)
SGJaylen Clark253United StatesMinnesota Timberwolves (from New York via Charlotte)UCLA (Jr.)
SFJalen Slawson254United StatesSacramento KingsFurman (Sr.)
PGIsaiah Wong255United StatesIndiana Pacers (from Cleveland via Milwaukee and Detroit)Miami (Sr.)
SFTarik Biberović256Bosnia and HerzegovinaMemphis GrizzliesFenerbahçe (Turkey)
PFTrayce Jackson-Davis257United StatesWashington Wizards (from Boston via Charlotte, traded to Golden State)Indiana (Sr.)
SFChris Livingston258United StatesMilwaukee BucksKentucky (Fr.)

How to watch NBA Draft 2023 on TV

You can watch the full NBA Draft 2023 without cable in the United States on popular streaming networks, ESPN+, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, YouTube TV, FuboTV, and DirecTV Stream.


ESPN+ is the cheapest TV streaming service in the USA. You can stream the 2023 NBA Draft on ESPN+ using an active device. Subscription starts at $9.99/month.

Hulu + Live TV

Sports fans can watch the NBA Draft 2023 on Hulu + Live TV premium subscription. Hulu + Live TV including ABC, and ESPN to access the full NBA Draft 2023 event on your phones, tablets, Amazon TV, and more. Its subscription costs $ 69.99.

Sling TV

Sling TV offers two Orange packages including ESPN and Blue packages including ABC. Fans need Sling TV both combo packs to watch the NBA Draft 2023 on TV. Sling Orange + Blue packages cost $55/month.

YouTube TV

The NBA Draft 2023 live TV coverage is available on YouTube TV, which carries ABC and ESPN and more TV channels. Live sports events are accessible on a variety of devices. It costs $72.99/month.


NBA Draft 2023 live stream on FuboTV via ESPN and ABC. New customers can watch this event on FuboTV’s 7-day free trial offers. Regular users need to spend $74.99/month.

DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream has ESPN and ABC TV channel that carries NBA Draft 2023 first and second rounds. DirecTV Stream regular costs $74.99/month.

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