The 2022 WNBA Draft is set for Monday, April 11 at 7 p.m. ET. For the first time since 2019, top prospects will take part in-person. The event will be broadcasted on ESPN from Spring Studios, located in the Tribeca section of New York. WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert will announce the draft picks.
From the league:
Launching later this month, “Draft Central” on wnba.com, will enable fans to access multiple offerings in the days leading up to the draft. Elements will include an interactive Draft Board; Prospect profiles with insights powered by SAP; In-depth features on the top draft prospects; Coverage of all draft events; And more. Fans will also be able to access an array of content across WNBA channels that will include the unique stories and personalities of the prospects via Instagram and Tik Tok; a Twitter Spaces Mock Draft Debate; cross platform live coverage including the “Orange Carpet;” and more.
The formal tip off of the draft night festivities will take place when the invited draft prospects take their turn on the WNBA’s iconic “Orange Carpet” where they will showcase their personalities and their unique fashion styles while preparing for this life-changing moment.