RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- The Reno Bighorns will get 5th pick in the NBA Development League Draft, the league announced today. The draft will take place via teleconference on November 2 from the League’s New York headquarters. The League says the 2012 NBA D-League Draft order was determined by the 2011-12 standings, in reverse order.
The Bighorns will again hold a Draft Party for season ticket holders and all fans at Sully’s Sports Bar inside the Tamarack Junction. Bighorns fans are encouraged to attend for the chance to win raffle prizes, meet the coaching staff and follow the Bighorns’ draft selections in person.
Each of the NBA D-League’s 16 teams will be given one pick in each of the eight rounds. No trades will be permitted during the draft and only players signed to an NBA Development League Standard Player Contract are eligible to be selected.
Fans can follow the eight-round NBA D-League Draft on nba.com/dleague
, which will feature the picks updated in real ticket with an opportunity for fan commentary.
The Bighorns open their fifth season in Reno on Friday, November 30th at the Reno Events Center. Season tickets and group tickets are on sale today. For more information, call the Bighorns at 775-853-8220.