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It’s here Suns fans! A look at Arizona Sports’ NBA Draft coverage

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There’s no question about it. History is going to be made Thursday night.

For the first time as a franchise, the Phoenix Suns hold the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft.

To encapsulate the monumental moment, 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station is bringing round-the-clock coverage leading up to and following the first name being called.

Below is a schedule of everything that’s hitting the airwaves on Thursday and reaction coverage on Friday:


– 9 a.m. — ASU head coach Bobby Hurley joins Doug & Wolf.

– 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Dan Bickley from Bickley & Marotta will be live from New York. He will then head over to the Barclays Center for continued draft coverage on

– 3 p.m. — The first draft panel, consisting of Dave Burns, John Gambadoro, Vince Marotta and Jon Bloom, begins.

– 4:30 p.m. — The first round of the 2018 NBA Draft officially begins.

– 4:31 to 5:11 p.m. — The station will be commercial free for reactions to the team’s selection.

– 6 to 8 p.m. — The second draft panel, featuring Luke Lapinski, Kellan Olson and Bloom, gets underway, with the station carrying Suns’ No. 31 pick.


– Suns general manager Ryan McDonough will be on with Doug & Wolf to talk about the team’s draft.

– We will be live from Talking Stick Resort Arena (unless the press conference takes place at or after 2 p.m.).

– The introductory press conference for the No. 1 pick will be live, with an interview to follow with either Bickley & Marotta or Burns & Gambo.


The draft begins at 4:30 p.m. MST.


Watch the coverage on TV along with our programming on ESPN, or on the WatchESPN app.

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