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WNBA Draft

News and analysis on WNBA Draft picks.

How the Mystics can move forward without EDD & Cloud, explained

The Mystics are in uncertain territory without their franchise players, but have reasons for hope and draft picks going forward.

Bueckers is staying for a 5th year at UConn, which could affect the Mystics for 2025

The college superstar will stay for a fifth year in Connecticut, which will make her a coveted pick in the 2025 WNBA Draft. And the Mystics look like a lottery team this season. Interesting.

The Mystics Make Winning Moves On Draft Night

Mike Thibault pulls off another shocking draft trade by moving Stephanie Soares for two potentially valuable future picks

Mystics draft Alarcon No. 32 overall

The Spanish guard is expected to be a draft-and-stash because she is 19 years old and the Mystics have a pretty set roster already.

Mystics take Elena Tsineke 20th overall

Tsineke averaged 17.9 points per game as a senior at the University of South Florida

Mystics select Soares; trade her to Dallas

Interesting move by Washington…

The Mystics don’t have pressing needs heading into draft day

The starting lineup looks rather set, so this pick will help them boost their depth. Either way, that pick needs to help them from the three point line.

WNBA Draft 2023: Who could the Mystics pick at No. 4?

Who are the Mystics possibly picking on Monday? It’s unclear.

Who could the Mystics realistically draft at No. 4?

Haley Jones’ name seems to show up a lot. But it’s far from certain that she will actually be the selection.

2023 WNBA Draft Predictions: Haley Jones

What can Haley Jones bring to the Mystics?

2023 WNBA Draft Predictions: Aliyah Boston

What if the Mystics traded up for Boston?

2023 WNBA Draft Lottery to be held on Nov. 11

The Mystics are back in the WNBA Draft Lottery because they swapped picks with the Los Angeles Sparks.

Mystics select Christyn Williams with the 14th overall pick

Welcome to D.C. Christyn!

Mystics select Shakira Austin with third overall pick

Welcome back to the DMV Shakira!!

2022 WNBA Draft: How to watch, mock draft projections for the Mystics

The WNBA Draft is just a few hours away!

Our reactions to the Mystics trading their No. 1 draft pick away

The reactions aren’t bad.

2022 WNBA Draft: Mystics trade No. 1 pick to Dream

The Mystics are still in the lottery. They will just pick a little bit later.

Can Ole Miss’ Austin be a draft option for the Mystics?

We finish our list of draft profiles with the Fredericksburg, Va. native.

Could Hillmon be a top draft pick or in the mix for the Mystics?

The forward has her eyes set on the WNBA after a historic college career. Is she a sleeper pick at No. 1 or a good option in the draft if the Mystics were to trade down?

Can Elissa Cunane be a top pick in the WNBA Draft?

It would be a complete shock if the Washington Mystics drafted the center out of North Carolina State with the first overall pick in the draft, but we know you can’t put nothing past Head Coach Mike Thibault in his decision-making.

How would NaLyssa Smith fit in with the Mystics?

The Baylor forward is the best post in this year’s draft class. Now, the question is whether the Mystics want to add her to the mix.

2022 WNBA Draft to be held on April 11

The Washington Mystics hold the first pick in the draft.

Why the Mystics should pick Howard at No. 1

The Kentucky guard is widely believed to be one of at least two players whom the Mystics are likely to pick in the draft. However, her lack of noticeable improvement over the years is also why the Mystics may consider other options with the pick.

2022 WNBA Draft Lottery Results: Mystics get the No. 1 pick!

This is the first time since 1999 when they had the No. 1 pick in the draft!

The Mystics hope to start offseason w/ high pick

After missing the WNBA playoffs in 2021, the Washington Mystics will have a chance to get the top pick in next year’s draft.

2021 WNBA Draft: Final preview and open thread

Here is a roundup of mock drafts and previews before tonight’s WNBA Draft. And yes, I’m writing this knowing that the Mystics will probably not have anyone in the draft barring a trade.

WNBA Draft 2021: The Mystics still have no picks

Washington’s roster is loaded, even without Alysha Clark this season. Furthermore, the draft class isn’t particularly strong.

The NCAA’s WBB championship is tonight!

It will be a Pac-12 showdown tonight. Though the Mystics aren’t picking anyone in the draft this year (and I don’t think the top stars are fits either), it will be a great game to see nevertheless.

The Mystics will be fine, even without a draft pick next year

The Mystics currently don’t own any of their picks in April’s draft.

2020 WNBA Draft: Mystics draft Jaylyn Agnew and Sug Sutton

Mystics chose 24th and 36th overall in the 2020 WNBA Draft deciding on Jaylyn Agnew and Alecia "Sug" Sutton respectively.

2020 WNBA Draft Open Thread

Talk about tonight’s draft below.

Mystics acquire Tina Charles in blockbuster deal

Tina Charles and Coach Thibault are back together!