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2022 WNBA Draft Results: Rhyne Howard Goes No. 1 to Dream;  Scores and analysis for each choice

2022 WNBA Draft Results: Rhyne Howard Goes No. 1 to Dream; Scores and analysis for each choice

The 2022 WNBA draft has finally arrived, and for the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be held in person in New York City. The selected players will once again take to the stage, collect their jersey and meet WNBA Commissioner Kathy Engelbert.

After the dream of Atlanta Hit the trade for the #1 overall pick, chose the dream Ryan Howard. She was followed by Nalissa Smith and Shakira Austin at Nos 2 and 3, respectively. This is a deep class, but there isn’t much separation between a group of about ten players, which will lead to a fun night out. here The biggest needs and the best fit for them for each team.

Draft Results – Round 1

pick or pick a team player POS College
1 Atlanta Dream Ryan Howard Protect Kentucky
2 Indiana fever Nalissa Smith straight ahead Baylor
3 Sophia Washington Shakira Austin forward/middle Ole Miss
4 Indiana fever Emily Engstler straight ahead Louisville
5 New York Liberty Nayara Sabali straight ahead Oregon
6 Indiana fever Lexi Hall Protect stanford
7 Dallas Suites Veronica Burton Protect northwest
8 Las Vegas Aces Mia Hollingshead straight ahead Colorado
9 Los Angeles Sparks Ray Burrell Protect Tennessee
10 Indiana fever Queen Agbo center Baylor
11 Las Vegas Aces Kirstan Bell Protect Florida Gulf Coast
12 Connecticut Sun Nia Clawden Protect Michigan State

Draft Results – Round Two

13. Aces: Khayla Pointer – LSU – Guard
14. Mystics: Kristen Williams – Okun – Guard
15. Dream: Nas Helmon – Michigan – Striker
16. Sparks: Keanna Smith – Louisville – Jared
17. Storm: Elisa Conan – NC State –
18. Liberty: Lorela Cubaj – Georgia Tech – Forward (via Trade with Storm)
19. Sparks: Olivia Nelson-Ododa – Ocon – Striker
20. Fever: Destiny Henderson – South Carolina – goalkeeper
21. Storm: Evina Westbrook – Ocon – goalkeeper
22. Lynx: Kayla Jones – NC State – Striker
23. Aces: Aisha Sheppard – Virginia Tech – goalkeeper
24. The Sun: Jordan Lewis – Baylor – goalkeeper

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Draft Results – Round Three

25. Fever: Amecia Williams Holiday – Jackson State – Center
26. Mercury: Maya Dodson – Notre Dame – Forward
27. Sparks: Amy Atwell – University of Hawaii – Forward
28. Lynx: Hannah Servin – South Dakota – Center
29. Liberty: Seka Kone – Mali – Center
30. Wings: Jasmine Dickey – Delaware – goalkeeper
31. Wingers: Jazz Bond – North Florida – Forward
32. Mercury: Massey Williams – IUPUI – Forward / Midfield
33. Storm: Jade Melbourne – Australia – goalkeeper
34. Fever: Ali Batberg – Indiana – goalkeeper
35. Aces: Faustine Aifuwa – LSU – Center
36. The Sun: Kiara Smith – Florida – Guard

CBS Sports has provided live updates and analysis from the 2022 WNBA Draft. You can relive that coverage below.