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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