WNBA Draft Lottery 2019

WNBA Draft Lottery 2019

INDIANA FEVER AWARED NO. 3 OVERALL PICK 
For the first time since 2001, the Indiana Fever own the No. 3 overall pick in the WNBA Draft. The selection was announced on Tuesday, August 28, live on ESPN 2.

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NO. 3 BY THE NUMBERS:

 
1 MVP
1 Finals MVP
5 Defensive Player of the Years
3 Rookie of the Year
21 All-WNBA selections
6 WNBA Championships
1 Scoring Leader
5 Olympics
No. 3 Draft Pick
 
All stats and notes are compiled prior to the 2018 WNBA Postseason. Totals do not include players who were allocated to rosters prior to amateur drafts in 1997 or 1998; or players in an Elite Draft of players already gone from college prior to the WNBA’s first amateur draft in 1997.

NO. 3 BY THE NUMBERS:

 
1 MVP
1 Finals MVP
5 Defensive Player of the Years
3 Rookie of the Years
21 All-WNBA selections
6 WNBA Championships
1 Scoring Leader
5 Olympics
 
All stats and notes are compiled prior to the 2018 WNBA Postseason. Totals do not include players who were allocated to rosters prior to amateur drafts in 1997 or 1998; or players in an Elite Draft of players already gone from college prior to the WNBA’s first amateur draft in 1997.

FEVER DRAFT FACTS:

 

▶️ Indiana’s top two selections in franchise history: Kelsey Mitchell was chosen with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 draft and Tan White was taken with the No. 2 pick in 2005.

▶️ Tamika Catchings is the only No. 3 pick in WNBA history to garner MVP honors in the regular season or Finals, and she did both.

▶️ Catchings is the only No. 3 selection in league history to win the Defensive Player of the Year award. She won it five times.

▶️ A 10th overall draft pick has earned All-WNBA honors four times, all by Indianapolis product and former Fever star Katie Douglas.

WNBA DRAFT FACTS:

 

▶️ Since 2009, the only WNBA champion without a No. 1 draft pick on its roster was the 2012 Indiana Fever. Every other championship roster since 2010 has had at least two No. 1 draft picks.

▶️ Since 2010, no player drafted outside of the top 10 has ever earned All-WNBA honors.

▶️ Top-three picks have earned 125 out of 166 All-WNBA selections, outside of early seasons dominated by allocations.

▶️ Through 2017, nearly* every No. 1 selection has won a WNBA title, earned Rookie of the Year, or earned at least one All-WNBA selection.

 
All stats and notes compiled prior to the 2018 WNBA Postseason. *Kelsey Plum (2017), Lindsey Harding (2007), LaToya Thomas (2003) and Margo Dydek (2000). Dydek was, however, a two-time All-Star and Harding was named to the 2007 All-Rookie Team.

No. 3 Draft Pick

Enter To Win: Draft Lottery Sweepstakes

Enter for a chance to win:

  • Custom Fever jersey with #3 and Winner’s Last Name
  • Row 1 tickets (4) to the 2019 Indiana Fever home opener
  • $100 Voucher for Dinner in the LightBound Courtside Club

Enter To Win

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The Fever Draft Lottery Sweepstakes begins on Tuesday, August 28 at 7:00 p.m. and ends on Friday, November 30 at 5:00 p.m.

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Kelsey Mitchell (No. 2 Overall, 2018)


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WNBA Draft 2019
An official date for the 2019 WNBA Draft has not been announced. Keep up with the Fever for up-to-date draft information and prospect reports.

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FEVER WIN NO. 3 PICK!
For the first time since 2001, the Indiana Fever own the No. 3 overall pick in the WNBA Draft.

No. 3 Draft Pick

The selection was announced on Tuesday, August 28.

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NO. 3 BY THE NUMBERS:

 
Here’s what a No. 3 pick is worth in the WNBA:
 
1 MVP
1 Finals MVP
5 Defensive Player of the Years
3 Rookie of the Year
11 All-WNBA selections
6 WNBA Championships
1 Scoring Leader
5 Olympics
 
All stats and notes are compiled prior to the 2018 WNBA Postseason. Totals do not include players who were allocated to rosters prior to amateur drafts in 1997 or 1998; or players in an Elite Draft of players already gone from college prior to the WNBA’s first amateur draft in 1997.

Draft Lottery Sweepstakes:
Enter To Win: Draft Lottery Sweepstakes

  • Custom Fever jersey with #3 and Winner’s Last Name
  • Row 1 tickets (4) to the 2019 Indiana Fever home opener
  • $100 Voucher for Dinner in the LightBound Courtside Club

Enter To Win

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The Fever Draft Lottery Sweepstakes begins on Tuesday, August 28 at 7:00 p.m. and ends on Friday, November 30 at 5:00 p.m.

Draft Lottery Reactions:


Pokey Chatman


Kelsey Mitchell (No. 2 Overall, 2018)


Victoria Vivians

FEVER DRAFT FACTS:

 

▶️ Indiana’s top two selections in franchise history: Kelsey Mitchell was chosen with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2018 draft and Tan White was taken with the No. 2 pick in 2005.

▶️ Tamika Catchings is the only No. 3 pick in WNBA history to garner MVP honors in the regular season or Finals, and she did both.

▶️ Catchings is the only No. 3 selection in league history to win the Defensive Player of the Year award. She won it five times.

▶️ A 10th overall draft pick has earned All-WNBA honors four times, all by Indianapolis product and former Fever star Katie Douglas.

More Draft News:
WNBA Draft Lottery: Cause For Excitment
2019 WNBA Draft Lottery Date Announced
Photos: Indiana Fever Draft History