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Tracking each pick in the 2022 WNBA Draft

We track each pick in the 2022 WNBA Draft.

WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert speaks to the media during the 2022 WNBA Draft on April 11, 2022 at Spring Studios in New York, New York. Photo by Melanie Fidler/NBAE via Getty Images

The 2022 WNBA Draft is set for Monday, April 11, with the Atlanta Dream set with the No. 1 overall pick after acquiring it in a blockbuster trade from the Washington Mystics. The Mystics originally secured the top pick in this year’s draft lottery after having just a 17.8% chance of winning this year’s top selection. The Atlanta Dream, who pick No. 2 overall, had the best odds to win the first selection, but unfortunately wound up picking from the No. 2 slot.

2022 marks the first in-person WNBA Draft since the 2019 season — an exciting time for the league and its fans alike. The draft will be broadcast on ESPN starting at 7:00 p.m. ET, where WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert will announce picks live from New York City. Here, we’ll keep track of every pick through each of the three rounds of the 2022 WNBA Draft.

Round 1

No. 1: Atlanta Dream — Rhyne Howard, SG, Kentucky
No. 2: Indiana Fever — NaLyssa Smith, PF, Baylor
No. 3: Washington Mystics — Shakira Austin, C, Ole Miss
No. 4: Indiana Fever — Emily Engstler, PF, Louisville
No. 5: New York Liberty — Nyara Sabally, F/C, Oregon
No. 6: Indiana Fever — Lexie Hull, SG, Stanford
No. 7: Dallas Wings — Veronica Burton, PG, Northwestern
No. 8: Las Vegas Aces — Mya Hollingshed, SF, Colorado
No. 9: Los Angeles Sparks — Rae Burrell, SF, Tennessee
No. 10: Indiana Fever — Queen Egbo, C, Baylor
No. 11: Las Vegas Aces — Kierstan Bell, SG, Florida Gulf Coast
No. 12: Connecticut Sun — Nia Clouden, G, Michigan State

Round 2

No. 13: Las Vegas Aces — Khayla Pointer, PG, LSU
No. 14: Washington Mystics — Christyn Williams, SG, UConn
No. 15: Atlanta Dream — Naz Hillmon, PF, Michigan
No. 16: LA Sparks — Kianna Smith, SG, Louisville
No. 17: Seattle Storm — Elissa Cunane, C, NC State
No. 18: New York Liberty (Pick traded from Seattle Storm) — Lorela Cubaj, PF, Georgia Tech
No. 19: LA Sparks — Olivia Nelson-Ododa, PF, UConn
No. 20: Indiana Fever — Destanni Henderson, PG, South Carolina
No. 21: Seattle Storm — Evina Westbrook, PG, UConn
No. 22: Minnesota Lynx — Kayla Jones, PF, NC State
No. 23: Las Vegas Aces — Aisha Sheppard, SG, Virginia Tech
No. 24: Connecticut Sun — Jordan Lewis, PG, Baylor

Round 3

No. 25: Indiana Fever: Amesha Williams-Holliday, C, Jackson State
No. 26: Phoenix Mercury: Maya Dodson, PF, Notre Dame
No. 27: LA Sparks — Amy Atwell, SF, Hawaii
No. 28: Minnesota Lynx — Hannah Sjerven, PF, South Dakota
No. 29: New York Liberty — Sika Kone, PF, Mali
No. 30: Dallas Wings — Jasmine Dickey, SF, Delaware
No. 31: Dallas Wings — Jazz Bond, PF, North Florida
No. 32: Phoenix Mercury — Macee Williams, PF, IUPUI
No. 33: Seattle Storm — Jade Melbourne, PG, Australia
No. 34: Indiana Dream — Ali Patberg, SG, Indiana
No. 35: Las Vegas Aces — Faustine Aifuwa, C, LSU
No. 36: Connecticut Sun — Kiara Smith, PG, Florida