Here’s Why There Are Only 58 Picks in This Year’s NBA Draft

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Sports Illustrated

By Madison Williams Two teams violated the league’s tampering rules and lost their second-round picks in this year’s draft. View the original article to see embedded media. This year’s NBA draft, which takes place on Thursday, June 23, will only showcase 58 picks instead of the typical 60. Two teams, the Bucks and the Heat, lost a second-round pick each for this year’s draft due to tampering violations. These picks came in at No. 54 and 55, and will be skipped on Thursday night. Milwaukee forfeited its second round pick after the team attempted to sign-and-trade Bogdan Bogdanovic in Nov. 2020….

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