WNBA Draft

Locked on Women’s Basketball: A hypothetical two-team WNBA expansion draft exercise

By The Next / January 7, 2023

Toronto and Oakland are on the clock

UConn's Nika Mühl yells in celebration. The caption "Passing Phenom" is below her photo in all caps, and the Locked on Women's Basketball logo is in the upper right corner.

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Breaking down Nika Mühl’s exceptional passing

By The Next / December 17, 2022

A film session by Hunter Cruse on UConn’s starting point guard

Ohio State forward Cotie McMahon and Florida State guard Ta'Niya Latson are pictured in game action with the headline "W Draft Scouting 101" underneath in all caps. The Locked on Women's Basketball logo is in the upper right corner.

Locked on Women’s Basketball: How do scouts evaluate the WNBA Draft?

By The Next / December 10, 2022

And which freshmen have stood out to our draft analysts?

Aliyah Boston carries the ball as she strides past a defender and towards the rim

Indiana Fever win WNBA Draft Lottery for the first time in franchise history

By Tony East / November 13, 2022

The Indiana Fever finally won the WNBA Draft Lottery on Friday for the first time in franchise history

Two pictures of 2023 WNBA draft prospects side-by-side: on the left, Aliyah Boston carries the ball as she strides past a defender and towards the rim; on the right, Stanford Cardinal big wing Haley Jones holds the ball by her midsections as she drives forward past the free-throw line while looking ahead

Who’s Next — The Next’s 2023 WNBA Draft Board, V1.0

By Em Adler / November 7, 2022

The most detailed 2023 WNBA draft resource available outside a team’s actual war room

Aces center A'ja Wilson (22) and Mystics big Elena Delle Donne reach for an offensive rebound. Aces forward Theresa Plaisance (55) and point guard Kelsey Plum (10) stand behind them.

All-WNBA First, Second Team awards to become positionless

By Isabel Rodrigues / August 12, 2022

“This process change allows us to celebrate the best of the best going forward.”

Washington Mystics

Locked on Women’s Basketball: Inside Washington Mystics WNBA Draft Night

By The Next / April 19, 2022

‘Most of the fans I spoke to at the draft party were expecting Shakira Austin’, said Jenn

Los Angeles

Locked on Women’s Basketball: The Los Angeles Sparks make the most of the 2022 WNBA Draft

By The Next / April 14, 2022

Alex and David discuss all things Los Angeles Sparks and the 2022 WNBA Draft

Storm

Locked on Women’s Basketball: The Seattle Storm had an eventful 2022 WNBA Draft without any first-round picks

By The Next / April 13, 2022

Howard Megdal and Em discuss the Seattle Storm and all things 2022 WNBA draft

‘We like the versatility’: Sparks add Rae Burrell on busy draft night

By David Yapkowitz / April 13, 2022

While facing an uphill battle, the Sparks four draftees will compete for a coveted roster spot