Nike Signs 2020 WNBA First Draft Pick

Sabrina Ionescu, the number one pick in the 2020 Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) draft, has signed a multi-year endorsement deal with USA sportswear giant Nike.

We finally have something that resembles a real sporting event coming up tomorrow night as the WNBA Draft will take place Friday night on ESPN. She stated there have been a wide range of situations in play, however crucial issue was the well being of everybody.

Ruthy Hebard was drafted as the eighth overall pick by the Chicago Sky. If her 30 points and seven assists in Oregon's win over Team USA - and numerous WNBA's biggest stars.

Cox's sister doused her with confetti after her name was announced.

Training camp was supposed to begin next weekend with the regular-season opener originally scheduled for May 15.

Engelbert introduced the WNBA, together with presenting draft associate State Farm and the gamers' union, will donate $20,000 for every of the 12 first-round picks to Direct Relief to assist get protecting gear and drugs to health-care staff as shortly as doable. Gianna Bryant, Alyssa Altobelli, and Payton Chester, all of whom lost their lives in a tragic helicopter accident in February, were selected. "It's so cool. You know, it just shows that we have built a great culture at OR, have recruited great players, and they got the right kind of practice and development". The teenagers were among the nine people who died in the helicopter accident on January 26, including Kobe Bryant.

"I think it was a very lovely thing that the WNBA did to be able to draft those three girls", Ionescu said. "They deserved it. I know they're looking down and smiling and really excited".

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