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Draft Day Primer

by Steven Wilson
Writer, Digital

With Draft Day upon us, hope springs for teams around the League, as they look to add up-and-coming talent to bolster their respective rosters.

Now, check out how you can catch all the action as it unfolds.


ESPN Network

Telecast coverage begins with a Draft Special airing at 1 p.m. PDT on ESPNU. Beginning at 4 p.m. PDT, tune-in to ESPN to watch the 2014 NBA Draft live from Barclays Center.


The Starters: Beginning at 1:30 p.m. PDT, featuring NBA co-hosts J.E. Skeets and Tas Melas, along with Trey Kerby and Leigh Ellis.

2014 NBA Draft Preview: Starting at 2 p.m. PDT, with host Matt Winer along with Greg Anthony, Stu Jackson, Steve Smith and John Thompson III.


Listen to the action live via the following AM/FM frequencies: ESPN Radio 1320 AM, Sirius XM Radio channel 84. Coverage begins at 4 p.m. PDT and spans the duration of the Draft, ending at 8 p.m.

Sirius XM NBA Radio will also provide live coverage beginning at 4 p.m. PDT on channel 217.

Join the Conversation

Participate in the Draft Day discussion online with fellow Kings fans by including #KingsDraft in your updates!

Kings Draft Viewing Parties

Join fellow Kings fans at the team’s pair of viewing parties.

The first of two events will be held at Firestone Public House in downtown Sacramento. Kings Host Scott Freshour and Kings Dancers will make appearances, plus Kings TV’s Grant Napear will broadcast his show live!

East of Sacramento, fans can enjoy live music and appearances by Kings Dancers, former Kings forward and current broadcaster Henry Turner and more at Bistro 33 in El Dorado Hills Town Center.

The festivities at both locations begin at 4 p.m. PDT.

Kings Draft Global Hangout

For your second-screen viewing, visit beginning at 4:25 p.m. PDT on Thursday to catch Kings Radio’s Jason Ross and Dave Mason host a live international Google+ Hangout, featuring basketball writers currently living in India, China and New York, as well as complete Draft analysis, reaction and more.

Kings Draft Room Livestream

Throughout the evening, get an exclusive look inside the Kings front office’s Draft Room located at the XC by visiting

Official Draft Cap

Pick up your authentic 2014 Kings Draft Snapback Cap and T-shirt in-store and online at!

Comprehensive Draft Night Coverage

For complete Kings Draft coverage throughout the night, including exclusive content and official news, stay current with, the Kings App and team social channels!