What They’ve Learned About the WNBA Since Being Drafted
Listen up, seniors, because school isn't over for you just yet. While you may be getting that spring fever and thinking about your post-graduation plans, there are still a few lessons that you need to be taught. So sharpen those pencils, get the notebooks out and take good notes because there will be a test at the end of the semester.
Even though top WNBA prospects are still in college their education will continue well into the WNBA. A year ago they were still college seniors with little idea what to expect in the WNBA. Then they were drafted and the education begun immediately. From veterans to recent grads, some of the WNBA's current players already making names for themselves in the league don their professor caps and shed some light on what the incoming rookies can expect.
The schedule, I knew the games lasted about four months, but I never learned that we would be out of town for two or three days a week, so that was the biggest difference, you come home, sleep one day on your bed and you're gone again."
Kristen Mann, Minnesota Lynx
Kendra Wecker, San Antonio Silver
Kristin Haynie, Sacramento Monarchs
What they've said in the past...
Whalen, Connecticut Sun
2002: Sue Bird,
Riley, Detroit Shock
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