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  • Writer's pictureFagothethird Franklin

Here are your Draft Picks for the 2022 WNBA Draft

For the first time since the pandemic halted events and life, the WNBA was live again in New York. Prior to the draft starting, the WNBA commissioner talked about Brittney Griner and said that she can not wait until she returns. After the speech, the commissioner dived right into draft picks. The overall number one pick in the 2022 WNBA Draft was Rhyne Howard, who was picked up by the Atlanta Dream. Second on deck was the Indiana Fever and they went and grabbed NaLyssa Smith. The Mystics drafted Shakira Austin third, the Fever drafted Emily Engstler, and the Liberty crashed the boards, getting Nyara Sabally. Those were the top five women to be drafted. Let's see what team drafted who.

6. Fever drafted Lexie Hull

7. Wings drafted Veronica Burton

8. Aces drafted Mya Hollingshed

9. Sparks drafted Rae Burrell

10. Fever drafted Queen Egbo

11. Aces grabbed Kierstan Bell

12. Sun grabbed Nia Clouden

13. Aces drafted Khayla Pointer

14. Mystics grabbed Christyn Willams

15. Dream drafted Naz Hillmon

16. Sparks received Kianna Smith

17. Storm drafted Elissa Cunane

18. Storm tradedd Lorela Cubaj for a future pick

19. Sparks get Olivia Nelson-Ododa

20. Fever gets a gift in Destanni Henderson

21. Storm gets Evina Westbrook

22. Lynx added Kayla Jones to their roster

23. Aces get Aisha Sheppard

24. Sun draft Jordan Lewis

25. Fever drafted Ameshya Williams Holiday

26. Mercury drafted Maya Dodson

27. Sparks drafted Amy Atwell

28. Lynx get Hannah Sjerven

29. Liberty get Sika Kone

30. Wings get Jazz Bond

31, Wings get Jazz Bond

32. Mercury get Macee Williams

33. Storm get Jade Melbourne

34. Fever get Ali Patbeg

35. Aces get Faustine Aifuwa

36. Sun get Kiara Smith


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