WNBA Draft Order Set, Mystics Get No. 1 Pick

Four WNBA franchises and fanbases waited anxiously on Sunday afternoon to learn when they’d pick in the upcoming draft.

Washington, Indiana, and Atlanta all missed the playoffs last year and found themselves in the lottery. Dallas had the rights to Los Angeles’ lottery spot, defeating the Sparks in the last game of the year to prevent them from making the playoffs.

Bethany Donaphin, head of league operations, revealed the order of the top four picks live on ESPN. The Mystics ultimately came away with the top selection in April’s draft and will have a chance to build on a roster that, if healthy, is a top tier contender.

2022 WNBA Draft Order

  1. Washington Mystics
  2. Indiana Fever
  3. Atlanta Dream
  4. Dallas Wings
  5. New York Liberty
  6. Dallas Wings
  7. Chicago Sky
  8. Minnesota Lynx
  9. Seattle Storm
  10. Indiana Fever
  11. Las Vegas Aces
  12. Connecticut Sun

Many are speculating that Rhyne Howard will be the top selection this year. Keep an eye out for our first mock draft of the season in the coming week!

Related: 2022 WNBA Free Agency Tracker

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