NBA Sets 2020 Draft Date
via: NBA Draft.

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski confirmed the NBA has taken the decision to do the 2020 Draft on November 18.

The draft, which was first expected to be held October 16, was originally scheduled to be held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it will now be conducted at ESPN's facilities in Bristol, Connecticut, with it being held via videoconferencing.

The 2019 NBA Draft class was pretty stacked but everyone kind of expected Zion Williamson to be the no. 1 overall pick. This year is different, as Anthony Edwards, LaMelo Ball, James Wiseman, Killian Hayes, and more are competing for the top spot. 

The Timberwolves will make the first selection in the 2020 NBA Draft.  Minnesota, who ended the season with the league's third-worst record, will be followed by the Golden State Warriors, who had the worst record, and then the Charlotte Hornets and Chicago Bulls to complete the top 4.

The NBA League Office also recently informed the Board of Governors that the next season won't start earlier than Christmas Day 2020.

This year's NBA season got suspended for four months, as due to the COVID-19, sports all around the world were forced to stop. In a great effort by the association, 22 teams (in playoff contention or already qualified) were invited into the ESPN World Wide of Sports at Orlando to finish the season out.

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