2012 NBA Draft: Calendar

March 28th, 2012

Here's a brief rundown of how the calendar shakes out leading up to the 2012 NBA Draft.


April 11-14th - Portsmouth Invitational

A pre-Draft camp for seniors, though top prospects rarely attend


April 29th - Early-entry deadline

College players need to enter the Draft by the 29th, but can withdraw by May 8th


May 8th - College players need to withdraw

College players that declared early need to withdraw or be locked into the Draft


Mid/End of May - NBA Draft Lottery

Televised during the NBA Playoffs


End of May - NBA Draft Combine

Held in Chciago, for the top NBA Draft prospects


Early June - International Combine

Held in Europe, a camp for top international prospects


June 18th - International players need to withdraw

International players that declared early need to withdraw by the 18th or be locked into the Draft.


June 28th - 2012 NBA Draft

Held at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The public can buy tickets to attend the Draft.