It’s here Suns fans! A look at Arizona Sports’ NBA Draft coverage
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 ArizonaSports.com.
– 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, WatchESPN.com or on the WatchESPN app.