Official press release via the WNBA.
The WNBA Draft 2019 presented by State Farm® will be held on Wednesday, April 10 at the Nike New York Headquarters (NYHQ). ESPN2 will air the first round beginning at 7 pm ET/4 pm PT, followed by coverage of the second and third rounds on ESPNU at 8 pm/5 pm. The draft will also stream live on the ESPN app.
Several top draft prospects and invited guests will be on hand for WNBA Draft 2019 presented by State Farm at the Nike NYHQ. The 150,000-square-foot venue features a 4,000-square-foot indoor basketball court that will serve as the broadcast hub for the draft.
The Las Vegas Aces hold the No. 1 overall pick after winning the WNBA Draft Lottery presented by State Farm in August. The New York Liberty will select second. The Indiana Fever has the third selection and will be followed by the Chicago Sky at No. 4.
Las Vegas also held the No. 1 pick in the 2018 and 2017 drafts, selecting forward A’ja Wilson from the University of South Carolina and guard Kelsey Plum from the University of Washington, respectively. Prior to that, the Seattle Storm also had the top pick in consecutive years, selecting guard Jewell Loyd in 2015 and forward Breanna Stewart in 2016.
The following list was modified for the Las Vegas Aces draft order. You can view the entire list at WNBA.
1. Las Vegas (14-20)
1/13. Phoenix from Indiana (6-28) via Las Vegas (Bone, 2/2/18) (Alexander, 2/1/18)
4/16 Minnesota from Las Vegas (14-20) (Park, Lawrence, Barta, 4/12/18)
4/28. Indiana from Las Vegas (14-20) (Alexander, 2/1/18).
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