Sky to Select Three Players in WNBA Rookie Draft on Wednesday, April 9
Members of the media are invited to watch the draft with Chicago Sky staff and Coach Key will be available for comments after each Sky pick and at the conclusion of the draft. ESPN2 will provide exclusive first round coverage of the 2008 WNBA Draft, with continued coverage of the second and third rounds on both ESPNU and NBA TV. WNBA.com will provide complete analysis and comprehensive coverage throughout all three rounds.
At the top of this year’s draft class are Louisiana State center Sylvia Fowles and Tennessee forward and Naperville native Candace Parker, who will meet on the court Sunday night in the second game of the 2008 NCAAW Final Four.
The Sky’s top two draft picks will be available for interviews at the Sky’s offices in downtown Chicago on Thursday, April 10, from 10-12, along with the coaching staff and senior management.
WHAT: 2008 WNBA Draft: Watch it live with the Chicago Sky, with commentary from General Manager and Head Coach Steve Key, then meet the Sky’s draft picks
WHEN: Wednesday, April 9 at 12:00 p.m. – Draft
Thursday, April 10, 10-12 – Interview the top two picks
WHERE: 20 W. Kinzie Street, 10th Floor
NOTE: Lunch will be served.
Cameras will be permitted to shoot b-roll of the Sky “war room” during the draft.
Coach Key will be available for comment after each Sky selection.