2024 WNBA Draft Lottery Results: Indiana Wins 1st Pick For Second Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive year, the Indiana Fever won the WNBA Draft Lottery. The league held the lottery Sunday afternoon and luck was on the Fever’s side as the team secured the first pick in the 2024 draft set for next spring. Last year’s top pick and reigning Rookie of the Year, Aliyah Boston, attended the announcement at ESPN’s studios. The WNBA’s Head of League Operations Bethany Donaphin revealed the results.

Lottery odds were based on the cumulative records of the two most recent regular seasons.

2024 WNBA Draft Lottery Results

Team Combined 2022-2023 Record Chances (out of 1,000)
1. Indiana Fever 18-58 442
2. Los Angeles Sparks 30-46 178
3. Phoenix Mercury 24-52 276
4. Seattle Storm 33-43 104

Remaining Order for the First Round

Team (Based on 2023 Record)  

  1. Dallas from Chicago* (18-22)
  2. Washington (19-21)
  3. Minnesota (19-21)
  4. Atlanta (19-21)
  5. Dallas (22-18)
  6. Connecticut (27-13)
  7. New York (32-8)
  8. Los Angeles from Las Vegas^ (34-6)

* On Feb. 11, 2023, Dallas received Chicago’s 2024 first-round pick, the right to swap its own 2025 first-round pick with Chicago’s 2025 first-round pick, Phoenix’s 2023 first-round pick previously acquired by Chicago, and Diamond DeShields from Phoenix in a four-team trade that also saw Chicago receive Marina Mabrey from Dallas via sign-and-trade and Phoenix’s 2024 second-round pick, while Phoenix received Michaela Onyenwere from New York and Chicago’s 2024 third-round pick and 2025 second-round pick, and New York received the right to swap its own 2025 first-round pick with Phoenix’s 2025 first-round pick, and the draft rights to Leonie Fiebich from Chicago along with Chicago’s 2024 second-round pick.

^ On Jan. 21, 2023, Los Angeles received Las Vegas’ 2024 first-round pick and Dearica Hamby in exchange for the exclusive negotiating rights to Amanda Zahui B. and Los Angeles’ 2024 second-round pick.

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