BURLINGTON, MA, May 16, 2014 -- The NBA Draft Lottery is right around the corner and Comcast SportsNet will give viewers an in-depth look into the night with a LIVE 90-minute program entitled “C The Future: Lottery Night Live” airing on Tuesday, May 20th from 8:30PM to 10PM.
Comcast SportsNet will have talent stationed in four different locations in an effort to get the best insider look, analysis, and authentic reaction to the Draft Lottery that evening.
Comcast SportsNet’s Kyle Draper, Dalen Cuff and Tim Welsh will be stationed at the Comcast SportsNet studios in Burlington. Celtics Play-by-Play announcer Mike Gorman will be on site at the Lottery in New York City’s Times Square, along with Celtics Managing Partner Steve Pagliuca (who is representing the team during the drawing) and Celtics team President Rich Gotham. CSNNE.com Celtics Insider A. Sherrod Blakely will be stationed in Boston, while Celtics color-analyst Tommy Heinsohn and sideline reporter Abby Chin will provide reaction from a private season ticket holder event in Boston.
In addition, Comcast SportsNet plans to have a live call-in from Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge during the special program to get his direct reaction to the evening’s picks.
CSNNE.com will feature extensive video and written analysis from Draft Lottery night and for the following weeks leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft in June. Additionally, fans will be encouraged to record video of their reaction to the Lottery results, tag with #CelticsLottery, and share via social media – select videos may be shown during the television special. The site will also provide a live stream of audience reaction from the private season ticket holder event.