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Lynx, Shock in control of draft

It will be the Lynx and Shock show in Monday's WNBA draft. Not only do Minnesota and Tulsa have the first two picks, but they have six of the first 14 overall.

Updated: April 6, 2011, 4:05 PM ET
By Dave Hogg

There are 12 WNBA franchises that have done all the work needed to prepare for Monday's draft.

Ten of them, though, are at the mercy of Nolan Richardson and Cheryl Reeve.

Reeve's Minnesota Lynx and Richardson's Tulsa Shock own six of the first 14 picks, including the top two choices, and will control much of what happens Monday.

In 2010, Richardson went into the draft as the coach and general manager of the WNBA team with the newest home. That sounded like ...

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