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Phoenix Mercury select Brittney Griner #1 Overall in WNBA Draft!

The most-obvious pick in the history of the WNBA Draft just happened: the Phoenix Mercury selected Baylor's Brittney Griner with the first-overall selection in this year's Draft. Congratulations, Brittney!


I'm at dinner at the moment, so I don't have much else to say. I'm retweeting like crazy, though, so check out my feed there. I'll update the thread later with more information.

I'm somewhat surprised, but not really, to see Della Donne go ahead of Diggins. Della Donne is, of course, the Delaware forward with the sweet-shooting stroke who can also play inside quite a bit due to her size.

Griner joins a team that already features former UConn sensation Diana Taurasi, so despite the fact that they were bad enough this year to warrant the #1 pick in the first place, it's not like they're hopeless.

For more information on today's Draft, check out ESPNW's live blog from the festivities (in the tweet below), as well as SB Nation's fantastic WNBA blog Swish Appeal. I'll port a few things that might be of interest over, and I'll make sure anything that doesn't get ported appears in tomorrow's DBR.