WNBA Draft Lottery results: Indiana Fever win second-straight No. 1 pick for 2024

For the second consecutive year, the Indiana Fever will get the No. 1 overall pick in the WNBA Draft.

The 2024 Draft Lottery was completed to determine the order of April’s draft. The four non-playoff teams from last season are entered in the lottery, and four-digit combinations are pulled to determine the pick’s order.

Seattle will pick fourth, as the odds predicted, but Phoenix’s numbers were pulled for third, though they had the second-best odds for the overall pick. That left the Sparks with the No. 2 spot.

While each franchise would have massively benefitted from getting the No. 1 pick, there will be a plethora of talented players to choose from the 2024 WNBA Draft. Their selection will set up a future rebuild as each team tries to get back to the playoffs. For the Fever, the first pick could make an immediate impact in the 2024 season. It all depends on who goes pro and who stays for another college season.

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The Sporting News tracked live updates and results on the WNBA Draft Lottery below.

2024 WNBA Draft Lottery results

The Fever had the best odds to get the No. 1 pick in the 2024 WNBA Draft. Last year, they received the No. 1 pick for the first time in franchise history.

Here are the results from the draft lottery.

Pick Team
1. Indiana Fever
2. Los Angeles Sparks
3. Phoenix Mercury
4. Seattle Storm

2024 WNBA Draft order

Pick Team
1. Indiana Fever
2. Los Angeles Sparks
3. Phoenix Mercury
4. Seattle Storm
5. Dallas Wings (from Chicago Sky)
6. Washington Mystics
7. Minnesota Lynx
8. Atlanta Dream
9. Dallas Wings
10. Connecticut Sun
11. New York Liberty
12. Los Angeles Sparks (from Las Vegas Aces)

2024 WNBA Draft Lottery odds chart

The odds for the No. 1 pick in the 2024 WNBA Draft are as follows:

Team Odds for No. 1 pick
Indiana Fever 44.2%
Phoenix Mercury 27.6%
Los Angeles Sparks 17.8%
Seattle Storm 10.4%

No. 1 picks in WNBA Draft

Here’s a look at the No. 1 picks from the last 10 WNBA Drafts:

Year Team Player School
2023 Indiana Fever Aliyah Boston South Carolina
2022 Atlanta Dream Rhyne Howard Kentucky
2021 Dallas Wings Charli Collier Texas
2020 New York Liberty Sabrina Ionescu Oregon
2019 Las Vegas Aces Jackie Young Notre Dame
2018 Las Vegas Aces A’ja Wilson South Carolina
2017 Las Vegas Aces Kelsey Plum Washington
2016 Seattle Storm Breanna Stewart UConn
2015 Seattle Storm Jewell Loyd Notre Dame
2014 Connecticut Sun Chiney Ogwumike Stanford

What time is the WNBA Draft lottery?

  • Date: Sunday, Dec. 10
  • Time: 4:30 p.m. ET | 1:30 p.m. PT

The 2024 WNBA Draft Lottery takes place on Sunday, Dec. 10, with the results coming in beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET.

What channel is the WNBA Draft Lottery on?

  • TV channel: ESPN
  • Live stream: ESPN App, Sling TV

ESPN will broadcast the WNBA Draft Lottery, which airs between the Basketball Hall of Fame Women’s Showcase games between Utah-South Carolina and North Carolina-UConn.

Streaming of the lottery is available on the ESPN app and Sling TV.

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Source : ESPN.com

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