WNBA Draft Information

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  • April 17, Coverage: ESPN


    • Rounds 1 - 3: Friday, April 17, 7-9 p.m. ET
    Location: ESPN (Bristol, Connecticut)

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Top Headlines

Kobe Bryant

NBA

Kobe, Gianna Bryant honored with a WNBA award in their name

WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert announces The Kobe and Gigi Bryant WNBA Advocacy award as a way to carry on the legacy of Kobe Bryant's work in women's and girls' basketball.

1:18

espnw

Commissioner Engelbert updates on the start of 2020 WNBA season

WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert provides an update on the league's plans going forward with regard to the coronavirus pandemic.

1:36

Liberty

WNBA

KD surprises Megan Walker with video message

After being selected No. 9 by the New York Liberty, Megan Walker is surprised by Kevin Durant with a video message.

2:10

Bella Alarie

NCAAM

Bella Alarie joins father as first-round draft pick

Princeton's Bella Alarie is selected No. 5 by the Dallas Wings, following in her father's footsteps. Mark Alarie was the No. 18 pick out of Duke by the Nuggets in 1986.

1:32

Fever

WNBA

Kevin Love surprises Lauren Cox after she was drafted

Kevin Love sends a congratulatory message to third overall pick Lauren Cox after she was chosen by the Indiana Fever.

0:45

Wings

WNBA

Satou Sabally selected No. 2 by Wings

The Dallas Wings select former Oregon Duck Satou Sabally with the second overall pick in the WNBA Draft.

2:24

Sabrina Ionescu

NCAAM

Sabrina Ionescu drafted 1st overall by Liberty

New York selects Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu with the No. 1 pick.

2:17

Wings

WNBA

Sabally ready to become the next Dirk in Dallas

Satou Sabally, drafted No. 2 by the Dallas Wings, said she is excited for the opportunity to play in Dallas just like her NBA idol and fellow German Dirk Nowitzki.

0:44

WNBA Draft

WNBA honors Kobe Bryant

At the beginning of the WNBA draft, commissioner Cathy Engelbert took the time to honor former NBA commissioner David Stern and Kobe Bryant.

1:00

espnw

Gianna Bryant, Alyssa Altobelli, Payton Chester named honorary WNBA draft picks

WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert honors Gianna Bryant, Alyssa Altobelli and Payton Chester as honorary picks in the WNBA draft.

2:54

South Carolina

NCAAW

Kiki Herbert Harrigan has high hopes for WNBA

South Carolina forward Mikiah Herbert Harrigan's college highlight reel has her ready to realize a lifelong dream of being drafted.

1:15

Sparks

WNBA

Roundball Rap: Draft memories and social distancing life with Kenyon Martin Sr. and Candace Parker

They also talk about Parker's all-time Chicago Bulls starting five in honor of the ESPN docuseries, The Last Dance.

10:45

South Carolina

NCAAW

Ty Harris' WNBA Draft profile

Senior point guard Tyasha Harris displays some of her best basketball moments as a Gamecock.

1:15

Texas A&M

NCAAW

Carter's SEC stint readies her for draft

Texas A&M guard Chennedy Carter builds an impressive draft resume during her three years in the SEC.

1:21

Oregon

NCAAW

Geno Auriemma marvels over Satou Sabally's basketball awareness

Geno Auriemma analyzes former Oregon forward Satou Sabally's basketball IQ and her ability to keep possessions alive ahead of the WNBA draft.

1:12

Oregon

NCAAW

Satou Sabally is ready for the virtual 2020 WNBA Draft

The former Oregon Ducks forward also talks about her German and Gambian heritage and why she's the female KD

3:45