WNBA Draft

A close-up photo of Colorado State guard Becky Hammon during a game. The phrases "WNBA Retrospect" and "From undrafted to star PG" are overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked On Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Why did Becky Hammon go undrafted in 1999?

By The Next / June 15, 2024

WNBA Retrospect returns, with a focus on players who were undervalued as pro prospects

Three close-up photos of WNBA prospects Paige Bueckers, JuJu Watkins and MiLaysia Fulwiley are displayed side-by-side. The text "WNBA prospect ranking" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked On Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: Ranking the top WNBA prospects in college basketball

By The Next / April 27, 2024

The top three are all top-20 prospects in WNBA history, our draft experts say

A collage of seven pictures of top WNBA draft prospects: In the middle, UConn guard Paige Bueckers screams in celebration while clenching her fists and flexing; surrounding her, from top-left clockwise: Notre Dame guard Hannah Hidalgo holds the ball while looking into the distance; South Carolina guard MiLaysia Fulwiley jumps in midair higher than every other player on the court to release a floater; Stanford big Kiki Iriafen holds the ball above her head in midair to release a jump shot over the extended arm of a defender; Texas A&M big Janiah Barker looks down; Texas wing Madison Booker leans over and yells in celebration, while teammates yell in random directions in celebration as well; JuJu Watkins holds the ball over head to release a free-throw.

Who are the top WNBA draft prospects in college basketball?

By Em Adler / April 23, 2024

The future has never been brighter

Jackson State center Angel Jackson holds the ball in front of her body with two hands and surveys her options.

Jackson State’s Angel Jackson realizes her dream in WNBA Draft

By Rob Knox / April 20, 2024

‘I am living proof that dreams can come true’

Ohio State's Jacy Sheldon puts up a shot against UCLA

‘She speaks the game’: Wings pick dynamic guard Jacy Sheldon at No. 5

By Arie Graham / April 16, 2024

By drafting Sheldon, the Wings add depth and versatility to their guard rotation

UConn forward Aaliyah Edwards holds her right arm in the air and points as she runs down the court.

Mystics get instant impact with UConn’s Aaliyah Edwards in WNBA Draft

By Jenn Hatfield / April 16, 2024

Washington also adds Gonzaga’s Kaylynne Truong and 19-year-old Belgian Nastja Claessens

Indiana Fever guard Caitlin Clark

No innuendos needed anymore: Indiana Fever officially pick Caitlin Clark in WNBA Draft

By Tony East / April 16, 2024

After finally picking Clark, Fever prepare to elevate their current era

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark holds the ball in a wide stance and looks up during a game. The text "Final WNBA Draft Big Board" is overlaid at the bottom in all caps, and the orange Locked On Women's Basketball logo is in the top right corner.

Locked On Women’s Basketball: The Next’s 2024 WNBA Draft Big Board

By The Next / April 13, 2024

The 2024 WNBA Draft will be stronger at the top than 2023, our draft experts say

A collage of four pictures of 2024 WNBA draft prospects: top left, Iowa point guard Caitlin Clark looks down in thought; top right, Stanford center Cameron Brink smiles while looking down; bottom left, UConn center Aaliyah Edwards celebrates during a game; bottom right, Angers combo guard Leïla Lacan looks ahead while crouched over to dribble forward.

Who’s Next — The Next’s 2024 WNBA Draft Board v2.0

By Em Adler / April 8, 2024

In-depth scouting reports on every potential major contributor

Tennessee center Tamari Key shoots a left-handed face-up shot over an Alabama defender's outstretched arms.

After a season of fighting back, Tamari Key retires on her own terms

By Gabriella Lewis / April 3, 2024

Key finishes her career with a season full of patience and grit