2009 Lynx Draft Party to be Held at NBA City

WHAT: The Minnesota Lynx will host the team's 2009 WNBA Draft Party next Thursday, April 9 at NBA City inside Target Center in anticipation of the Lynx having three of the top 15 picks in this year's WNBA Draft.

WHEN: Thursday, April 9, 2009
Beginning at 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: NBA City Restaurant
Target Center
600 First Avenue North
Minneapolis, Minnesota

INFO: Minnesota Lynx season ticket holders, along with the entire Lynx staff will be in attendance at NBA City for the 2009 Lynx Draft Day Party. Admittance for season ticket holders is free. All other guests will be charged $10. A pasta lunch will be served.

The Lynx own three picks in the top 15 of this year's draft, including the fourth overall selection. Minnesota also holds the ninth overall (first round), 15th overall (second round) and 30th overall (third round) selections in the 2009 WNBA Draft. Fans can watch ESPN2's and NBA TV's live draft coverage on television screens within NBA City. Thursday's Draft, held in Secaucus, NJ, begins at 2:00 p.m.

Lynx personnel will be making appearances throughout the day to offer their insights into the draft results.

Contact Information:
Aaron Seehusen, Minnesota Lynx, (612) 673-1602, seehusen@lynxbasketball.com