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2018 WNBA Draft Day: How to watch, links, and open thread

Learn where you can watch tonight’s WNBA Draft and catch up on any links you might have missed here.

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Ahhhh. Draft Day. It’s FINALLY HERE!

After all the hoopla over who may be number one to which prospects fit better on certain teams, all of that speculation must be put to rest. A’ja Wilson of South Carolina is still probably going to be the first overall pick to the Las Vegas Aces, but you never know what’s going to happen after that. That’s what makes the WNBA Draft an event to see.

Here’s how you can watch the WNBA Draft tonight, as well as some general resources from around the web.

Draft Info

Where and When - Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Nike New York Headquarters in New York City at 7 p.m. ET (4 p.m. PT)

TV/Streaming - ESPN2 will have the first round of the Draft. ESPNU will have the second and third rounds starting at about 8 p.m. ET. The ESPN App will have all rounds.

Team Previews

Final Mock Drafts

Player analysis

Matt Ellentuck and Whitney Medworth of SB Nation NBA wrote some individual player profiles this week. They include:

Sean Hurd of ESPN the Magazine wrote an analysis on Dynamo Kursk and Russian national team center Maria Vadeeva. She is expected to be drafted tonight, and she’ll probably be drafted in the first round. If she’s not drafted in the first round, then it won’t be because she’s less talented.


Here’s even more WNBA Draft content for you to listen to while on the road:

Open Thread

Chat about tonight’s draft here in the comments as the players’ names are called. Can’t wait to see who’s new in the league!