When is the NBA Draft 2022 and how can I watch the picks?

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The Indiana Pacers are preparing for the 2022 NBA Draft. They are considering Johnny Davis, Bennedict Mathurin, A.J. Griffin and Dyson Daniels, among others, in the first round.

Here's what you should know heading into the draft.

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When is NBA Draft 2022?

The draft is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET Thursday, June 23, at Barclays Center, home of the Brooklyn Nets, in New York.

How can I watch the 2022 NBA Draft?

The picks will be revealed on ESPN (the first round is also on ABC). It can be streamed on Watch ESPN.

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How many draft picks do the Pacers have in 2022?

The Pacers are scheduled to have three picks. Team president Kevin Pritchard is known to make trades on draft night, so that could change.

Where do the Pacers draft in 2022?

The Pacers hold the No. 6 overall pick in the first round, the No. 31 overall pick (first pick in the second round, from Houston via Cleveland) and the No. 58 overall pick (from Phoenix).

No. 58 is the last pick in 2022 because two teams forfeited selections in the second round due to tampering violations.

Have the Pacers ever had the first pick in the draft?

The Pacers have never selected No. 1 overall. They have selected No. 2 on three occasions: 1983, Steve Stipanovich; 1985, Wayman Tisdale; 1988, Rik Smits.

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What pick did the Pacers get?

The Pacers finished 25-57 in 2021-22, losing their final 10 games. They had the fifth-worst record in the NBA, but got the No. 6 pick in the NBA draft lottery.

Indiana had a 10.5% chance at the No. 1 pick and a 42.1% chance to pick within the top four. The Pacers' best odds were for the 7th pick at 26.7% with No. 6 next at 19.6%.

Why are Pacers called that?

Of course, the city's racing history came into play. Team founder Richard Tinkham said the name "Pacers" reflects Indianapolis' auto racing history, as well harness racing. The Pacers were created in 1967 as part of the American Basketball Association. They were absorbed by the NBA in 1976.

This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: When is NBA Draft 2022 and how can I watch the picks