Lynx will pick third in WNBA draft

The reigning WNBA champs will be getting better on April 16. The Minnesota Lynx own the rights to the Washington Mystics first round pick, which just so happens to be the third overall pick in the first round. The Lynx also have the 12th pick in the first round.
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The reigning WNBA champs will be getting better on April 16. The Minnesota Lynx own the rights to the Washington Mystics first round pick, which just so happens to be the third overall pick in the first round. The Lynx also have the 12th pick in the first round.

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