Apr 15, 2024 - Sports

How to watch tonight’s WNBA draft

Source: Sports-Reference.com. Graphic: Brendan Lynch/Axios

Tonight's WNBA draft will determine where collegiate stars like Iowa guard Caitlin Clark and LSU forward Angel Reese will land in their first seasons as pros.

Why this matters: The Seattle Storm doesn't get a first-round draft pick, which means the chances of getting Clark or Reese are slim to none, but the team does get the No. 2 pick in the second and third rounds.

Between the lines: The current college landscape is packed with young generational talent — like the freshmen who led Dawn Staley's squad to the national championship — but only those at least 22 years old can be drafted.

Zoom in: ESPN will broadcast the draft from the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York at 4:30pm PST.

  • Fans can stream it on ESPN+ or FuboTV.

What's next: The season begins May 3.

Worthy of your time: The WNBA is having a moment, with Clark as a star who could alter the league's future and the league poised to double its brand partnerships.

  • The reigning back-to-back WNBA champions — the Las Vegas Aces — sold out their season ticket allotment in March, making them the first team in league history to do so.

Related: WNBA needs to capitalize on the Caitlin Clark moment

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