NEW YORK – One hundred and eighty-two players are eligible to be selected in the 2016 NBA Development League Draft, which will take place on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. ET via teleconference from the league’s New York headquarters.
No trades will be permitted during the six-round draft and only players signed to an NBA D-League Standard Player Contract are eligible to be selected. Teams are required to make their first four selections then have the option to pass on subsequent picks.
Players selected in the six-round Draft will join NBA affiliate, returning, draft rights and local tryout players at each NBA D-League team’s training camp, which begin as early as Oct. 31.
Fans are encouraged to log onto nba.com/dleague to follow the live draft board.
A complete list of 2016 NBA D-League Draft eligible players is here.
About the NBA Development League
The NBA Development League is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 22 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2016-17 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. An all-time high 38 percent of all NBA players at the end of the 2015-16 season boasted NBA D-League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs. Fans can watch all NBA D-League games on nbadleague.com.