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Lynx get third pick in WNBA draft

The reigning WNBA champions had a shot at the No. 1 overall pick in next year's draft- but they will have to settle for third. The WNBA lottery was conducted in New York Thursday and despite winning the league title, the Lynx had the second-best shot at the draft's top spot. . Los Angeles walked away with the first pick in next April's draft.
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The reigning WNBA champions had a shot at the No. 1 overall pick in next year's draft- but they will have to settle for third. The WNBA lottery was conducted in New York Thursday and despite winning the league title, the Lynx had the second-best shot at the draft's top spot. . Los Angeles walked away with the first pick in next April's draft.

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