AUSTIN, Texas (Oct. 24, 2019) – The Austin Spurs, presented by SWBC, today announced that the team will host a 2019 NBA G League Draft party on Saturday, Oct. 26 at Pinballz Lake Creek (13729 Research Blvd, Austin, TX 78750). The draft and the party will begin at noon.
Pinballz will be offering discounts on game cards, in addition to select appetizers and alcoholic beverages.
This year’s draft will feature four rounds of selections, amounting to 112 total picks between a record 28 NBA G League teams. Austin holds the No. 6 selection in the first, third and fourth rounds, and the No. 9 selection in the second round. After the first two rounds, teams will have the option to skip certain picks, depending on the state of their rosters.
Every fall, 100+ players are signed by the league office and placed in the NBA G League Draft pool, including NBA and NBA G League vets, international pros and prospects, undrafted rookies and NBA G League National Tryout players. Players must be 18 years old to be eligible for the NBA G League Draft, as opposed to the NBA’s age minimum of 19.
Players are eligible to be selected in the 2019 NBA G League Draft if they signed a contract with the NBA G League by Oct. 21 (for players who weren’t in NBA training camps) or Oct. 24 (for players who were in NBA training camps) and their rights are not held by an NBA G League team. Players who participated in NBA Training Camp and were designated as affiliate players are not draft-eligible and are allocated directly to the NBA team’s NBA G League affiliate.
The draft party tips off the Austin Spurs’ 15th anniversary season, which starts at home on Friday, Nov. 8 when the team takes on the Rio Grande Valley Vipers at 7:30 p.m. at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park.
Season and single game tickets for the 2019-20 15th anniversary season are available now. Call (512) 236-8333 or visit austinspurs.com for more information.