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WNBA Draft Watch 2023: Rickea Jackson

Rickea Jackson transferred from Mississippi State to Tennessee last March, staying in the SEC but moving to a situation with far less volatility. Should she get acquainted with her new teammates early and successfully, the potential is there for the multi-talented Jackson to earn a top selection in the 2023 WNBA Draft.

Nine names to know from the 2023 WNBA Draft class

The 2022-23 college basketball season is right around the corner, and for WNBA fans, that means it’s almost time to start watching for the league’s next crop of young talent. Here are just a few of the biggest names we’ll expect to see drafted in 2023.

Recapping the 2022 WNBA Draft

The 2022 WNBA Draft has come and gone. Here’s a team-by-team recap of that special night, focusing on each team’s draft strategy while weighing each draftee’s futures for 2022 and beyond.

2022 WNBA Draft: Live tracker

Here’s what you need to do about this year’s WNBA Draft.

Instant grades for every 2022 WNBA Draft first-round pick

Let’s grade every first round pick in the 2022 WNBA Draft.

WNBA Draft Preview: Beyond the first round

Let’s take a look at the teams who don’t have a first-round pick in the WNBA Draft and break down their options.

WNBA Draft Preview: New York Liberty

The Liberty are expected to seek out a big to contribute off the bench

WNBA Draft preview: Dallas Wings

The Wings have been stockpiling draftees for years and might be out of room.

WNBA Draft preview: Las Vegas Aces

Las Vegas has a new coach and new GM, but the same championship aspirations in 2022.

WNBA Draft preview: Connecticut Sun

Connecticut owns the last picks of the first (12), second (24) and third rounds (36), giving the franchise three opportunities to add players who potentially could earn a roster spot and supplement the Sun’s core of six All-Stars.

WNBA Draft preview: Los Angeles Sparks

Los Angeles doesn’t want to spend any more seasons outside of the playoffs.

WNBA Draft Preview: Minnesota Lynx have options and opportunity

With four draft picks and a playoff caliber team, the Minnesota Lynx will be looking to take some chances and find the players they need to take the next step.

Atlanta Dream seek building blocks

With the stunning trade for the No. 1 pick, the Atlanta Dream are in a prime position to draft a franchise cornerstone.

2022 WNBA Draft preview: Washington Mystics

The Mystics are primed for their eighth playoff berth in 10 seasons.

Watch the 2018 WNBA Draft attendees react to their congratulatory video messages

Reactions ranged from friends, family, and coaches to NBA players.

Maria Vadeeva is younger than the WNBA itself

Believe it or not, she would be the first player to have always lived with the WNBA in existence.

4 miscellaneous facts about the 2018 WNBA Draft class

They range from sorority connections to athletic family ties.

3 Things we learned at the 2018 WNBA Draft

We learned how analytical one coach is when he approaches the draft, how teams debate prospects, and something promising about non-American players.

Lynx and Aces make a draft night trade with late round picks

The Lynx are trading players they will probably cut in training camp. But they are getting a 2019 second round pick who could help them later on.

WNBA Draft 2018: Third round picks

WNBA Draft 2018: Jaime Nared, Stephanie Mavunga, Monique Billings top the list of second round picks

2018 WNBA Draft: Gulich to Phoenix at Pick No. 12

2018 WNBA Draft: Vadeeva to LA with No. 11 pick

2018 WNBA Draft: Nurse to New York with 10th overall pick

2018 WNBA Draft: Brown to Connecticut with No. 9 pick

2018 WNBA Draft: Vivians to Indiana at Pick No. 8

The Fever add another strong perimeter player to their roster.

2018 WNBA Draft: Atkins to Washington at No. 7

2018 WNBA Draft: Stevens to Dallas at No. 6

2018 WNBA Draft: Canada to Seattle with No. 5 pick

2018 WNBA Draft: Williams to Chicago at No. 4

Chicago Sky drafts Diamond DeShields third in 2018 WNBA Draft

DeShields went professional last year, but was ruled ineligible by the WNBA.

WNBA Draft 2018: Mitchell drafted by Fever at No. 2

Mitchell won’t go far to start her WNBA career.