2021 NBA Draft Combine: Key dates, times, TV channel

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2021 NBA Draft Combine: Key dates, times, TV channel originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

As the NBA Playoffs rage on and the offseason draws closer, the league's eyes will shortly re-focus on the 2021 NBA Draft and, in turn, the NBA Draft Combine. 

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 combine was shortened and held virtually. This time around, team personnel will be back in the gym to evaluate prospects in person. Here's everything you'll need to know to watch and follow along with the event. 

When is the 2021 NBA Draft Combine?

Monday, June 21 to Sunday, June 27. Players will participate in strength and agility testing as well as five-on-five scrimmages. 

Where can I watch the 2021 NBA Draft Combine?

ESPN will be broadcasting the combine across their various programs and channels. During Combine week, however, the NBA Draft Lottery will take place as well. 

When is the 2021 NBA Draft Lottery?

The 2021 NBA Draft Lottery will take place on June 22. ESPN will also broadcast the lottery starting at 8:30 p.m. ET. The 2021 NBA Draft is scheduled for July 29 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Which prospects are participating?

The list of Combine participants has not been released yet.