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Live updates: WNBA Draft pick-by-pick analysis and more


After a historic NCAA tournament, women’s college basketball’s best and brightest took their next step Monday night in the WNBA Draft in New York.

Caitlin Clark started the night going No. 1 overall to the Indiana Fever after helping Iowa to the national championship game in back-to-back seasons. Stanford’s Cameron Brink was next, going to the Los Angeles Sparks.

Follow along with Yahoo Sports’ WNBA crew all night long.

You can watch the 2024 WNBA Draft on ESPN.

WNBA Draft order

First round

1. Indiana Fever: Caitlin Clark, PG, Iowa

2. Los Angeles Sparks: Cameron Brink, PF, Stanford

3. Chicago Sky: Kamilla Cardosa, C, South Carolina

4. Los Angeles Sparks: Rickea Jackson, SF, Tennessee

5. Dallas Wings: Jacy Sheldon, SG, Ohio State

6. Washington Mystics: Aaliyah Edwards, UConn

7. Chicago Sky

8. Minnesota Lynx

9. Dallas Wings

10. Connecticut Sun

11. New York Liberty

12. Atlanta Dream

Second round

13. Chicago Sky

14. Seattle Storm

15. Indiana Fever

16. Las Vegas Aces

17. New York Liberty

18. Las Vegas Aces

19. Connecticut Sun

20. Atlanta Dream

21. Washington Mystics

22. Connecticut Sun

23. New York Liberty

24. Las Vegas Aces

Third round

25. Phoenix Mercury

26. Seattle Storm

27. Indiana Fever

28. Los Angeles Sparks

29. Phoenix Mercury

30. Washington Mystics

31. Minnesota Lynx

32. Atlanta Dream

33. Dallas Wings

34. Connecticut Sun

35. New York Liberty

36. Las Vegas Aces

Live30 updates

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    Teresa Weatherspoon has a frontcourt of the future in Chicago after the franchise drafted Kamilla Cardoso at No. 3 and Angel Reese in No. 7.

    “Nobody’s going to get no rebounds on us,” Cardoso said minutes after Reese went off the board.

    She also takes a maybe inadvertent dig at the local New York media saying she’s never been to Chicago, but heard it has some of the best pizza.

  • Angel Reese: “I am excited to play with Kamilla [Cardoso]. I have been playing against her since high school.”

  • Rickea Jackson having two outfits tonight — one for the Orange Carpet and one for her selection — is such a baller move.

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    Cameron Brink said she facetimed Steph Curry, her godbrother, about five minutes before the WNBA Draft show started. She also called Seth Curry. “He hung up on me immediately, because that’s Seth, but he called me right back.”

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    Fever general manager Lin Dunn told me last summer before the team won the Clark lottery that she would be disappointed if they didn’t make the playoffs in 2024.

    “That’s definitely our goal is to get back to championship habits,” Clark said.

    Indiana last made the postseason in 2016 with Hall of Famer Tamika Catchings. Clark said she vividly remembers Catchings on the broadcast during her freshman year games at Iowa.

    “I was tweaking out,” Clark said. “I couldn’t believe she was calling one of my games.”

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    Caitlin Clark is speaking with the media after going No. 1. She said she thinks her passing ability will be what translates to the WNBA and she’s heading to an organization with one of the best post players “in the entire world.” “My point guard eyes just light up at that.”

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    Happy draft night from the Brooklyn Academy of Music. So far it’s gone to plan with Caitlin Clark heading to Indiana (to much applause in the event space) and Cameron Brink going to the Los Angeles Sparks. It’s a fitting situation for both in terms of talent as well as geography.





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