NY Liberty Secure No. 1 Pick in 2021 WNBA Draft

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For the second consecutive year, the New York Liberty have been awarded the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft.

The Dallas Wings will choose second followed by the Atlanta Dream and Indiana Fever. The Liberty landed Oregon star Sabrina Ionescu with the top pick a year ago, however the gatekeeper played only three games in the wake of enduring a Grade 3 lower leg sprain.

New York got done with a joined record of 12-44 across 2019 and 2020, giving it the best chances to win the draft lottery at 44.2 percent.

The Liberty will presently get an occasion to draft from any semblance of top players, for example, Tennessee’s Rennia Davis, Kentucky’s Rhyne Howard, Arizona’s Aari McDonald and Texas’ Charli Collier.

2021 WNBA Draft Order

New York Liberty

Dallas Wings

Atlanta Dream

Indiana Fever

Dallas Wings (through Washington Mystics)

Phoenix Mercury (through Connecticut Sun)

Dallas Wings (through Chicago Sky)

Chicago Sky (through Phoenix Mercury)

Minnesota Lynx

Los Angeles Sparks

Seattle Storm

Las Vegas Aces

Dallas, Indiana and Atlanta all picked in the best four a year ago too.

The Wings took Satou Sabally No. 2, Lauren Cox went to the Fever at No. 3 and Chennedy Carter joined the Dream at No. 4. The 2021 release denotes the fourth consecutive year Indiana will choose in the main four, yet it still can’t seem to pick first generally speaking.

The Fever had a 10.4 percent possibility of handling the top pick this year, while Atlanta had the second-best chances at 27.6 percent.


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