April 15 draft to air in prime time
For the first time in the 17-year history of the league, the WNBA will hold its annual draft in prime time.
The first round of the draft will be telecast on April 15 at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and, for the third consecutive year, will originate from ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn. Rounds 2 and 3 will be shown on ESPNU beginning at 9 p.m. ET.
"To schedule the WNBA draft in prime time is a significant commitment by our broadcast partner, ESPN, and is indicative of the growing interest ...
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