ESPN Programming Leading Up to the NBA Draft
- NBA Mock Draft Special: ESPN analysts will go through the exercise of the 2016 NBA Draft during the airing of NBA Mock Draft Special on Tuesday, June 21, at 7 p.m on ESPN. Bilas and Penn will be joined by NBA front office insider Amin Elhassan and NBA Insider Chad Ford for the special, which will be hosted by Cassidy Hubbarth.
- NBA Draft Preview Show: ESPN2 will televise a one-hour NBA Draft Preview Show on Wednesday, June 22, at 7 p.m. which will include Davis, Bilas, Rose, and Wilbon, among other commentators.
- Kentucky’s John Calipari at ESPN: Kentucky head coach John Calipari will be at ESPN on the day of the NBA Draft, first joining Mike & Mike (8 a.m. to 10 a.m.), followed by First Take (10 a.m. to 11 a.m.), SportsCenter (11 a.m. hour), His & Hers (noon), and Highly Questionable (4:30 p.m.).
- Mike & Mike: In addition to Calipari, Mike & Mike will also have Minnesota Timberwolves’ Karl Anthony Towns, the first overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft and the 2015-16 NBA Rookie of the Year in-studio.