2007 WNBA draft
The eleventh WNBA Draft was held on April 4, 2007 Renaissance Hotels in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, instead. The 13 WNBA teams had out on the opportunity to secure the rights to the most promising talents. Each team was allowed to select one player per round.
The Draft 2007
On 26 October 2006, the order of selection was determined in a lottery. This surprisingly won the Phoenix Mercury in front of the San Antonio Silver Stars and Chicago Sky. This was the first time that the team with the lowest chance of getting the first pick, this also gets.
On 3 January 2007, the owner of the Charlotte Sting announced that they no longer wanted the team fund. The WNBA was no owner for the team, so the players could be drafted on 8 January in a Dispersal Draft by the other teams in the league.
The WNBA Draft was held on April 4, 2007 Renaissance Hotels in Cleveland, Ohio, United States, instead. As a first pick, the Mercury moved the U.S. Lindsey Harding. After San Antonio selected in second place Jessica Davenport, followed by Armintie Price in third place. Overall, the 13 franchises secured the rights to 39 players. The lion's share with over three quarters of all players presented the United States. On the same day of the draft Lindsey Harding was transferred to Minnesota for Tangela Smith. Furthermore, Jessica Davenport was on the same day they were transferred together with a first- round draft pick in the WNBA Draft in 2008 to New York for Becky Hammon and a second - round draft pick in the WNBA Draft 2008.
The Sting players Tasha Butts and Summer Erb could not be selected from the other teams, since their contract expired this season.