WNBA President Val Ackerman reveals the winning team.
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Diana Taurasi? Alana Beard? Trade? Phoenix, winner of the WNBA Draft Lottery, now has a pleasant dilemma. Washington will pick second in what will be a deep draft, highlighted by the dynamic Taurasi and Beard.
No. 1: Phoenix
No. 2: Washington
No. 3: Indiana
No. 4: San Antonio
No. 5: New York
No. 6: Seattle
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Lobo and Bird Talk Lottery
Who will Phoenix pick? WNBA analyst Rebecca Lobo and Storm guard Sue Bird discuss the implications of the results of this year's WNBA Draft Lottery.


The 2004 Draft will mark the third year that the team receiving the top pick in the WNBA Draft has been decided by lottery. So just how much of an impact does that coveted No. 1 pick (like Chamique Holdsclaw in the 1999 WNBA Draft) deliver?


WNBA.com breaks down the six teams in this year's WNBA Draft Lottery with a focus on each team's needs for 2004. John Shumate's Phoenix Mercury will have the top pick in the 2004 WNBA Draft.
VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

Phoenix GM Seth Sulka gives his reaction to the Mercury winning the 2004 WNBA Draft Lottery:
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2004 WNBA Draft Lottery Highlights

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OH WHAT A CLASS
WNBA Vice President of Player Personnel Renee Brown talks about the top players heading into the WNBA Draft in 2004 -- from Diana Taurasi and Alana Beard to Nicole Powell and Iciss Tillis and more.

LOBO, BIRD HEADLINE NBA TV TALENT
Two-time WNBA All-Star Sue Bird, former All-WNBA performer Rebecca Lobo and NBA TV Insiders host Spero Dedes provided analysis for NBA TVís Draft Lottery coverage on Wednesday, December 3.

COACH'S CORNER

University of Connecticut Head Coach Geno Auriemma talks about the skills of Diana Taurasi and her improvement over the past three years:
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Mercury vs. Lynx

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Dream vs. Shock

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Liberty vs. Sky

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Diana Taurasi Interview

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