The NFL Draft Isn't the Only Thing to Watch on TV Tonight

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Tonight marks The 85th NFL Draft! It’s the day sports fans have been waiting for and perhaps the most anticipated night in sports in recent memory. 

Sports Illustrated is giving fans a rundown on what to watch on TV until the draft starts tonight at 8pm. Kaitlin O’Toole is joined by Fantasy and Gambling Analyst, Corey Parson with his top picks on what viewers can tune into.

Since most sports fans have more free time than usual, we recommend a daily sports movie you can stream from home. Corey’s pick for today is Love and Basketball. (Note: All times are ET.)

5:00 p.m. on NBA TV: 2008 Western Conference Playoffs Game 1 Spurs vs Suns
An exciting first game that went into double overtime resulting in the Spurs winning at home with a score of 117-115. Michael Finley hit a three-pointer to send the game into overtime. Duncan then hit his only three-pointer of the entire season to send the game into the second overtime, and finally, Ginobili hit a lay-up with 1 second remaining to win the game.

7:00 p.m. on NHL Network: 2016 Stanley Cup Championship Film: The Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup party continues and fans can re-live the team’s victory with "Stanley Cup Champions 2016 film.

8:00 p.m. on ESPN/NFL Network/ABC: 2020 NFL Draft : Round 1
It’s the 85th annual meeting of National Football League (NFL) franchises to select newly eligible players. This is the first ever-virtual draft. Commissioner Roger Goodell will announce the results from his basement in his New York home.


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