The NBA and the Drew League have teamed up.
Starting Saturday, July 23, select Drew League 2022 games will be streamed worldwide on the NBA app and NBA.com. This year marks the first time NBA platforms will offer a pro-am league, building on the NBA’s goal of engaging with fans throughout the offseason and expanding its reach of basketball content. The Drew League debuted on NBA digital platforms on July 16 with an exciting game featuring LeBron James and DeMar DeRozan.
Below is everything you need to know about the NBA and Drew League collaboration.
How can I watch Drew League matches live?
Select games, including the playoffs and championship, will be streamed worldwide through the NBA app and NBA.com. On game day, this page will be updated with a web link to the NBA.com feed. Links will also be shared on @NBA Twitter feed. To find the game on the NBA App for Apple + Android, download the app > click the Games tab at the bottom > select the stream.
Will all Drew League games be broadcast by the NBA?
No, not all games will be broadcast on NBA platforms. Priority is given to contests featuring players from the NBA and top competitions. All Drew League playoff games will be broadcast by the NBA.
What is the Drew League schedule?
Premier Drew League summer games will air on select NBA platforms from Saturday, July 23 through the league game on Sunday, August 21. Details regarding the full schedule and match coverage will be available soon.
Will the games be available to watch after completion?
Streamed game highlights will be shared across each of the NBA’s digital and social platforms. A full replay of each game will then be available on the NBA app and on NBA.com.
Where are Drew League matches played?
Games are played in Los Angeles at King Drew Magnet High School.
Which NBA players have participated in the Drew League?
Dozens of NBA players have participated in the Drew League, including LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, James Harden, Paul George, John Wall, Paul Pierce and many more.
About the Drew League:
The Drew League was founded by Alvin Wills in 1973. The pro-am league has featured local and professional stars in Los Angeles for nearly 50 years. “This is an extremely exciting year for the Drew League, and we are thrilled to partner with the NBA to bring the league to more fans around the world,” said Drew League Commissioner Chaniel Smiley. “I’m very proud of the work we’ve done this year for The Drew and can’t wait for all new fans to experience the talent of the Drew League players as well as its cultural impact.” Find more details about the Drew League here.