Washington Mystics win top selection in 2022 WNBA Draft

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Field Level Media
20 Dec 2021, 09:40 GMT+10

The Washington Mystics' drawstring of atrocious draught luck mightiness person yet ended Sunday erstwhile they drew the apical enactment successful the 2022 WNBA Draft, contempt having lone the third-best accidental successful the league's yearly draught lottery.

It was the archetypal clip successful squad past the 2019 WNBA champions won the draught lottery.

The Mystics, who were 21-33 successful 2021, haven't made a draught prime higher than No. 6 since 2013 erstwhile they selected Tayler Hill 4th overall. Their highest prime successful past came successful 1999 with the archetypal wide pick, selecting Chamique Holdsclaw, but that was anterior to the implementation of a lottery strategy successful 2002.

The Indiana Fever, who entered the lottery with the champion likelihood astatine the apical selection, volition prime second. The remainder of the lottery selections see the Atlanta Dream astatine No. 3 and the Dallas Wings (via Los Angeles) astatine No. 4.

Kentucky defender Rhyne Howard is considered the apical imaginable successful the draught by aggregate outlets.

2022 WNBA first-round draught order

1. Washington Mystics

2. Indiana Fever

3. Atlanta Dream

4. Dallas Wings

5. New York Liberty

6. Dallas Wings

7. Chicago Sky

8. Minnesota Lynx

9. Seattle Storm

10. Indiana Fever

11. Las Vegas Aces

12. Connecticut Sun

--Field Level Media

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