2007 Charlotte Sting Dispersal Draft Results

Chicago Sky Selects Monique Currie in Dispersal Draft

Monique Currie, Chicago Sky
NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2007 - The Chicago Sky selected Monique Currie with the first pick in the WNBA Dispersal Draft of Charlotte Sting players held via conference call today. Teams drafted in inverse order of their regular-season finish in 2006.

The Minnesota Lynx chose Tangela Smith with the second pick while the New York Liberty took Janel McCarville with the third selection. The San Antonio Silver Stars selected Helen Darling and the Phoenix Mercury took Kelly Mazzante to round out the top five picks.

Janel McCarville, N.Y. Liberty
Two Sting players, center Tammy Sutton-Brown and guard/forward Allison Feaster, are unrestricted free agents and were therefore not available for selection in the Dispersal Draft. They may begin negotiating with any team once the free agency period begins on January 15.

The results of the Dispersal Draft are as follows:

2007 Dispersal Draft Results

Team(2006 Record)PlayerPosHtYrsCollege
1. Chicago Sky (5-29)Monique CurrieG/F6-01Duke
2. Minnesota Lynx(10-24)Tangela SmithF6-49Iowa
3. New York Liberty(11-23)Janel McCarville


4. San Antonio Silver Stars(13-21)Helen DarlingG5-66Penn State
5. Phoenix Mercury(18-16)Kelly MazzanteG6-03Penn State
6. Washington Mystics(18-16)Teana MillerF/C6-33Tulane
7. Seattle Storm(18-16)Tye'sha FlukerC6-51Tennessee
8. Houston Comets(18-16) Yelena LeuchankaC6-51West Virginia
9. Indiana Fever (21-13) Sheri SamG/F6-08Vanderbilt
10. Sacramento Monarchs(21-13)LaToya BondG5-71Missouri
11. Detroit Shock(23-11)Pass
12. Los Angeles Sparks(25-9) Ayana WalkerF6-35Louisiana Tech
13. Connecticut Sun(26-8)Pass