All 10 attendees to the 2018 WNBA Draft watched a video from someone congratulating them for getting drafted into the league. Here are all the videos for your viewing pleasure.
The Aces’ new center received a video message from Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin. Wilson is as star struck as anyone watching it. She had to watch it three times to process reality!
The Fever guard watched a congratulatory message from her grandparents. Awwwww.
The Sky guard saw a message from her father and former MLB star DeLino DeShields. Dad made DeShields shed a couple tears, though she denied crying. Either way, DeLino’s message was both congratulatory and uplifting!
The Sky forward received a message from Storm forward Breanna Stewart. Williams played her freshman and sophomore seasons with Stewie at UConn.
The Storm guard received a message from Shea Dawson, one of her high school assistant coaches.
The Wings center received a message from Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant. But she also received a message from Patrick Daly, the girls basketball coach.
The Fever guard received a message from Chad Harrison, her high school basketball coach.
The Connecticut Sun guard got a message from her father Dee Brown. Brown was once the head coach of the Orlando Miracle, the name of the franchise before they moved to Connecticut. He’s better known as a 12-year NBA veteran and slam dunk champion in 1991.
The Liberty guard received a message from Las Vegas Aces guard Moriah Jefferson. Nurse was teammates with Jefferson at UConn during her freshman and sophomore years.
The Dream post watched a video from Recee’ Caldwell, one of her besties!