Lynx looking for No. 1 pick in draft lottery

The Minnesota Lynx are hoping luck goes their way during Thursday night's WNBA draft lottery. Despite winning the WNBA title, the Lynx have the second best chance to secure the top overall pick in next April's draft.
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The Minnesota Lynx are hoping luck goes their way during Thursday night's WNBA draft lottery. Despite winning the WNBA title, the Lynx have the second best chance to secure the top overall pick in next April's draft.

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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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