Barclays Center to host NBA draft for third consecutive year
The 2015 NBA draft will be held inside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., the NBA announced on Tuesday. This will be the third consecutive year that the venue has hosted the draft.
The draft will be held on June 25 at 7 p.m. ET. Tickets for the public will be available beginning on May 28 and prices will start at $20.
The 2015 NBA draft lottery, which will determine the first 14 picks in the draft, will be held on May 19 in New York City. The Minnesota Timberwolves hold the highest chances of getting the No. 1 pick, followed by the New York Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers.
Former Duke center Jahlil Okafor and former Kentucky center Karl-Anthony Towns are believed to be among the favorites to be selected No. 1. Neither will be attending the upcoming NBA draft combine, which will be held May 12-17 in Chicago.
- Jack Jorgensen