If you didn’t understand before, now you do: NBA drafts explained

With the 2023 NBA draft approaching, it is important to understand how the draft works, why the lottery is significant, and what is in store for the players who are not drafted.

The NBA drafts are an annual event where teams select players to join them in their following season, based on the team’s performance from the previous season: the worse a team performs, the better the draft pick.