Barclays Center To Host 2013 NBA Draft

Updated: April 25, 2013

The league announced Wednesday that the Barclays Center will host the 2013 NBA Draft on June 27 at 7 p.m. The last two drafts were held in New Jersey at the Prudential Center due to the renovations at MSG.

[quote_simple]”We are excited to be holding the NBA Draft in Brooklyn, a borough long associated with great basketball talent,” NBA commissioner David Stern said in a statement. “In addition to being a state-of-the-art arena, Barclays Center has quickly become a go-to destination for world class events. We are confident Barclays Center is an ideal venue for introducing the next generation of NBA stars to a global audience.”[/quote_simple]

The draft lottery to determine the first 14 selections of the draft will be held on May 21, the day before tickets to the draft go on sale to the public.

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