11:30 a.m. ET April 19 on ESPN2 & NBA TV

CAMP TO FEATURE TOP COLLEGIATE TALENT
2002 WNBA Pre-Draft Camp Set For Chicago

The top college seniors will gather at the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago from April 11-13 for the 2002 WNBA Pre-Draft Camp. The camp offers WNBA coaches and general managers the opportunity to evaluate the skills of prospective players in advance of the 2002 WNBA Draft on April 19.

League-appointed personnel will conduct player physical examinations on Thursday, April 11. The on-court session sessions will be held Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 at Moody Bible Institute's Solheim Center Gymnasium.

The 2002 WNBA Draft will be broadcast live on ESPN2 for the second consecutive year at the NBA Entertainment studios in Secaucus, N.J. The four-round draft will be held on Friday, April 19 beginning at 11:30 a.m. EDT. In addition to ESPN2's first round coverage, all four rounds of the draft will be carried live on NBA TV and online at WNBA.com.

The WNBA will tip off its sixth season over Memorial Day weekend as the defending champion Los Angeles Sparks host the New York Liberty on Saturday, May 25 at the STAPLES Center. The nationally televised game will air on NBC at 3 p.m. EDT.

WNBA training camps will open on Monday, April 29 at teams' respective training facilities, and preseason begins on Thursday, May 9 when the Miami Sol meet the Phoenix Mercury at America West Arena in Phoenix. The 2002 WNBA regular season will end on Tuesday, August 13, with playoffs scheduled to begin on Thursday, August 15.

2002 WNBA PRE-DRAFT CAMP SCHEDULE

Friday, April 12
8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m.Stretching/Free Shooting
9:10 a.m.-12:15 p.m.Drills/Position Work/Full-court games
12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m.Media Availability
12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.Lunch
2:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.Full-court games

Saturday, April 13
8:15 a.m.-9:15 a.m.Stretching/Free Shooting
9:10 a.m.-12:15 p.m.Drills/Full-court games
12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m.Media Availability
12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.Lunch
4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.Full-court games


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