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How to watch NBA draft lottery: Live stream, TV available for fans

Patrick Ewing will represent the New York Knicks at the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery
Patrick Ewing will represent the New York Knicks at the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery. Pic credit: YES Network/YouTube

Fans can watch the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery on TV or through a live stream of the event on Tuesday night. It’s a big day for the league, as the final order for the 2019 NBA Draft will be decided and then Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals takes place.

Before the Blazers vs. Warriors schedule gets started, fans of all 30 NBA teams can tune in to watch representatives from each lottery team take the stage.

Some of the names are very recognizable, as Horace Grant represents the Chicago Bulls, Patrick Ewing will be there for the New York Knicks, and Alonzo Mourning is on hand for the Miami Heat.

How to watch NBA draft lottery live stream

At 8:30 p.m. ET (5:30 p.m. PT) on Tuesday, May 14, the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery takes place.

It’s a huge event in the world of basketball, as it determines which team gets the No. 1 overall selection. Beyond that, it also sets up the final order for the 2019 NBA Draft, which takes place in June.

Fans wanting to watch the NBA draft lottery live stream can use the ESPNWatch application. It provides live coverage of the event and it is easily usable on all smartphones and computers.

That’s not the only place to watch the live stream, as it will also be provided by DirecTV Now, Hulu + Live TV, PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, and YouTube TV.

How to watch NBA draft lottery on TV

For television viewers wanting to watch everything on TV, ESPN has revealed a schedule of events for May 14.

Full coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT) when the new episode of NBA Countdown begins. From there, ESPN will report on the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery right up until tipoff of Game 1 between the Portland Trail Blazers and Golden State Warriors.

Fans only interested in tuning in for the lottery itself can turn on ESPN at roughly 8:30 p.m. ET (4:30 p.m. PT).

That’s when everyone will get a very good idea of where Zion Williamson will be playing basketball during the 2019-20 NBA season.

The 2019 NBA Draft Lottery odds are also available ahead of time.

Ryan is a movie reviewer and entertainment enthusiast who has been writing about sports, film, television, breaking news, and celebrities for nearly 15 years. He... read more
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