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Where to watch 2024 WNBA draft in Australia: TV channel, streaming, start time, which Australians will be drafted? | Sporting News Australia

It has been a historic year for women’s basketball, with records being broken left, right and centre at both the collegiate and professional level. 

With March Madness now concluded, headlined by South Carolina finishing their undefeated season with a second championship in three years, all eyes now turn to the WNBA draft. 

The draft class will be headlined by basketball superstar and all-but guaranteed top pick Caitlin Clark, but Australian basketball fans will have plenty to watch for, with three Aussies projected to hear their names called come draft day. 

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How to watch 2024 WNBA draft in Australia

Australian basketball fan can catch the 2024 WNBA draft on ESPN, and can also stream via Kayo.

TV Channel ESPN
Streaming Kayo

If the WNBA Draft is not available to watch in your location or if you’re traveling abroad, you can use a Virtual Private Network (VPN). VPNs provide a secure and private online connection, allowing you to bypass geographical restrictions to access your favorite streaming services from any device anywhere in the world.

When is the 2024 WNBA draft?

This year’s WNBA draft will be held on Tuesday, April 16, set to start at 9:30 am AEST

The draft will be held at Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. 

Which Australians will be selected in the 2024 WNBA draft?

A strong contingent of Aussies will be hoping to hear their names called in the 2024 WNBA draft, with three prospects expected to be taken in the first two rounds. 

Both Nyadiew Puoch and Isobel Borlase are considered to be top-ten talents, a pair of current WNBL rising stars who are all but certain to be selected in the first round. 

Rounding out the trio is Jaz Shelley, the Victorian-born Nebraska guard projected to be picked in the early-to-mid twenties. 

Who is attending the 2024 WNBA Draft?

There will be 15 players attending the green room of the 2024 WNBA Draft, hoping to hear their names read out in person, and get their chance to walk across the stage.

Nyadiew Puoch is the only non-college player invited to this year’s draft.

Cameron Brink Stanford (NCAA)
Kamilla Cardoso South Carolina (NCAA)
Caitlin Clark Iowa (NCAA)
Marquesha Davis Ole Miss (NCAA)
Aaliyah Edwards UConn (NCAA)
Dyaisha Fair Syracuse (NCAA)
Rickea Jackson Tennessee (NCAA)
Elizabeth Kitley Virginia Tech (NCAA)
Nika Muhl UConn (NCAA)
Charisma Osborne UCLA (NCAA)
Alissa Pili Utah (NCAA)
Nyadiew Puoch Southside Flyers (WNBL)
Angel Reese LSU (NCAA)
Jacy Sheldon Ohio State (NCAA)
Celeste Taylor Ohio State (NCAA)

2024 WNBA Draft order

First round

Pick Team
1. Indiana Fever
2. Los Angeles Sparks
3. Chicago Sky
4. Los Angeles Sparks
5. Dallas Wings
6. Washington Mystics
7. Minnesota Lynx
8. Chicago Sky
9. Dallas Wings
10. Connecticut Sun
11. New York Liberty
12. Atlanta Dream

Second round

Pick Team
13. Chicago Sky
14. Seattle Storm
15. Indiana Fever
16. Las Vegas Aces
17. New York Liberty
18. Las Vegas Aces
19. Connecticut Sun
20. Atlanta Dream
21. Washington Mystics
22. Connecticut Sun
23. New York Liberty
24. Las Vegas Aces

Third round

Pick Team
25. Phoenix Mercury
26. Seattle Storm
27. Indiana Fever
28. Los Angeles Sparks
29. Phoenix Mercury
30. Washington Mystics
31. Minnesota Lynx
32. Atlanta Dream
33. Dallas Wings
34. Connecticut Sun
35. New York Liberty
36. Las Vegas Aces