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NBA To Televise 2019 All-Star Draft

NBA To Televise 2019 All-Star Draft
Published On: Wed, Nov 07
Mar 14, 2015; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Luis Scola (4) falls onto Indianapolis Star photographer Matt Kryger (left) and NBA Photos photographer Ron Hoskins (right) during a game against the Boston Celtics at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Boston defeats Indiana 93-89. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The NBA and the playersa€™ union have reached an agreement to televise the draft for this seasona€™s All-Star Game, according to a report fromA Marc Stein and Kevin Draper of The New York Times. Sources tell Stein and Draper that a date for that draft has yet to be scheduled, but January 30 and January 31 are candidates.

The league changed the format of its All-Star Game last season, moving away from the traditional Eastern Conference vs. Western Conference format. Instead, the top two All-Star vote-getters (LeBron JamesA andA Stephen CurryA in 2018) were named as captains of the two teams and were tasked with filling out their rosters by conducting a draft of the other 22 All-Stars.A 

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