The Lynx have a league-high six picks in Monday's WNBA draft, including two in the first round and five in the top 20. Here is how they stockpiled so many:
No. 3: From Washington, in trade of Nicky Anosike to Mystics on April 5, 2011.
No. 12: Their own pick.
No. 18: From Phoenix, in trade of Charde Houston on Feb. 28, 2012. Mercury also received Lynx's own No. 24 pick.
No. 19: From New York, in 2011 draft-day trade of Jessica Breland (No. 13 pick) for Angel Robinson (No. 22) and Liberty's second-round pick this year.
No. 20: From Atlanta, in another 2011 draft-day trade of Felicia Chester (No. 14) for Rachel Jarry (No. 18) and Dream's second-round pick this year.
No. 31: From New York, in trade of Quanitra Hollingsworth on May 27, 2011; Liberty received Lynx's third-round pick, which turned out to be No. 36.
|Chicago Cubs - LP: J. Russell||4||FINAL|
|Pittsburgh - WP: W. Rodriguez||5|
|Detroit - WP: M. Scherzer||5||FINAL|
|Cleveland - LP: C. Kluber||1|
|NY Yankees - LP: V. Nuno||2||FINAL|
|Baltimore - WP: J. Johnson||3|
|Tampa Bay - WP: A. Cobb||4||FINAL|
|Toronto - LP: R. Ortiz||3|
|Cincinnati - WP: M. Leake||4||FINAL|
|NY Mets - LP: J. Niese||0|
|Philadelphia - WP: T. Cloyd||7||FINAL|
|Miami - LP: D. Below||3|
|Minnesota - LP: B. Duensing||4||FINAL|
|Atlanta - WP: C. Kimbrel||5|
|Oakland - WP: D. Straily||1||FINAL|
|Texas - LP: Y. Darvish||0|
|Los Angeles - LP: Z. Greinke||2||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - WP: M. Fiers||5|
|Boston - LP: F. Doubront||1||FINAL|
|Chicago WSox - WP: J. Quintana||3|
|Kansas City - WP: B. Chen||7||FINAL|
|Houston - LP: P. Clemens||3|
|Arizona - LP: M. Reynolds||4||FINAL|
|Colorado - WP: W. Lopez||5|
|Seattle - LP: A. Harang||0||FINAL|
|LA Angels - WP: J. Williams||12|
|St. Louis - WP: A. Wainwright||10||FINAL|
|San Diego - LP: E. Volquez||2|
|Washington - LP: Y. Maya||2||FINAL|
|San Francisco - WP: J. Affeldt||4|