After Friday night's WNBA Draft, former Oregon Ducks guard Sabrina Ionescu officially knew where she was going to be continuing her basketball career. "I think I have great versatility as a player..."
There was also speculation that Ruthy Hebard could land in the same city as Ionescu.
The draft was hosted virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The NFL is following suit and having its draft vrtually next weekend. Coaches and normal managers have been unfold all through the nation and world, in order that they arrange digital conflict rooms as an alternative of gathering in their very own crew amenities. And one of the expected top picks in the coming draft, OR forward Satou Sabally, got a pretty dope care package from LeBron James, Maverick Carter and the folks at UNINTERRUPTED. NY has the No 1, 9 and 12 picks; Dallas the No. 2, 5 and 7 picks. The trio are all expected to go in the first round. "And that's modeled off a lot of the great players of the WNBA", Alarie added. Harvard star Allison Feaster was additionally chosen fifth in the 1998 draft by the Los Angeles Sparks.
Engelbert introduced the WNBA, together with presenting draft associate State Farm and the gamers' union, will donate $20,000 for every of the 12 first-round picks to Direct Relief to assist get protecting gear and drugs to health-care staff as shortly as doable. Gianna Bryant, Alyssa Altobelli, and Payton Chester, all of whom lost their lives in a tragic helicopter accident in February, were selected. The teenagers were among the nine people who died in the helicopter accident on January 26, including Kobe Bryant. Ionescu said earlier this week that she would be involved in whatever the league has planned.