With WNBA Draft prospects now intently focused on the Draft and their rookie
seasons, we asked them a bunch of questions about their fellow Draft picks and
their own Draft status.
Which players will be the top three picks in
the 2006 WNBA Draft?
Ambrosia Anderson (Brigham Young): Seimone
Augustus, Monique Currie, Cappie Pondexter
Abiola Wabara (Baylor): Sophia
Young, Monique Currie, Seimone Augustus
Tamara James (Miami) Semoine
Augustus, Cappie Pondexter, Sophia Young.
Tasha Williams (Louisiana
Tech): Seimone Augustus, Sophia Young, Cappie Poindexter
(Notre Dame): Seimone Augustus, Cappie Pondexter, Sophia Young
player will make the most immediate impact in the league and why?
Terry (Georgia Tech): I think La'Tangela Atkinson from UNC will simply because
she is just an all around athlete.
Alexis Kendrick (Georgia): I think
Seimone Augustus will make an immediate impact in the because she's an awesome
player that has always played a step above her competition.
(Missouri): Monique Currie because she played in a major conference, and acquired
a lot of experinece for being at Duke for 5 years.
Shona Thorburn (Utah):
Seimone Augustus, Any team that picks her is going to need her right away, and
she is good enough to contribute right away.
Liz Shimek, Elizabeth (Michigan
State): Seimone Augustus because she is such a great offensive player but she
has also proved that she can be a great defensive player.
(Virgina Tech): Cappie Pondexter, great scorer and knows how to get her own shot.
player will surprise fans the most and why?
Ambrosia Anderson: Kim
Smith, she is lesser known but good.
Abiola Wabara: Sophia Young, because
her potential has no end
Tamara James: La'Tangela Atkinson, her game
is improving by the second.
Tasha Williams: Tasha Williams-Because she
is a no-name player.
Liad Suez-Karni (Villanova): Ann Strother, because
Ithink she still hasn't shown what she is really capable of.
will win 2006 WNBA Rookie of the Year honors?
Tamara James: Tamara
Tasha Williams: Seimone Augustus
Megan Duffy: Cappie
Jennifer Harris (Washburn): Seimone Augustas
Shona Thorburn: Seimone Augustus
(Temple): Joanna Seimone Augustus
Which player this year's draft would
you most like to play alongside during your career and why?
Anderson: Ann Strother
Abiola Wabara: I would like to play with
Monique Currie. She seem a very unselfish player with all the talent in the world.
James: Ellen Sophia Young
Megan Duffy: Seimone Augustus because
she works extremely hard, is a humble kid and wants to win. I would love to make
her job easier by getting her the ball!
Tiffany Stansbury (N.C. State):
Cappie Pondexter, beacause I think she is a great player and she is a cool person.
Kendrick: I would love to be in the backcourt with Sherill Baker again because
we had great chemistry on the court at UGA and she's a great team player.
Suez-Karni: Megan Duffy, Ann Strother, Barbara Turner. Because they are not
only great players they are also great teammates and great people.
Shona Thorburn I have played with her before and I think she is an excellent passer
and has good court vision.
Which player in this year's draft is the best
Alexis Kendrick: Shanna Zolman
Candice Dupree: Lisa Willis
Liz Shimek: Shanna
Kerri Gardin: Shanna Zolman
Melanie Boeglin (Missouri
State): Shanna Zolman
Which player in this year's draft has the best
Ambrosia Anderson: Liz Shimek
Ellen Sophia Y
Jennifer Harris: Sophia Young
Tiffany Stansbury: Tiffany Stansbury
Candice Dupree: Candice Dupree
Kim Smith: Sophia Young
Which player in this
year's draft talks the most trash on the court?
Kasha Terry: Tamara James
Liz Shimek: Cappie
Kerri Gardin: Monique Currie
Which current WNBA player
are you most looking forward to meeting and why?
Tamika Catchings, because I admire her game and heard she was really nice.
Wabara: Yolanda Griffith, because she is a great player, with a lot of energy.
James: Nikki Teasley, I admire her game.
Megan Duffy: Sue Bird because
I have always admired her game and the impact that she has made on the league.
Terry: Lisa Leslie because I want to see if I really favor her!!!
Kendrick: I'm looking forward to meeting everybody because playing in the
WNBA is a dream come true and I will be playing against the best players in the
Christelle N'Garsanet: Ticha Penicheiro. I have been following
her since I started to be interested in the league, and she never stopped amazing
me. She plays with a lot of heart
Shona Thorburn: Lisa Leslie, heard
she is a trash talker want to see if its true.
Liz Shimek: Diana Taurasi.
I have never been able to see her in person and really respect her game.
Gardin: Cappie Pondexter, because she's a great player and she seems cool
to be around.
Mistie Williams: Tina Thompson- She is the best inside
player and I would love to learn from her.
Ashley Allen (Ohio State),
Nicole Sheryl Swoopes she a good player and I've meet a few but she is one that
I have yet to meet.