Monday, Miami's Shenise Johnson might go among the top five picks in the WNBA draft. But it wasn't that long ago that there was actually some question the 5-foot-11 guard would even make it through high school.
hree-time All-America selection Nnemkadi Ogwumike of Stanford and fellow John Wooden All-American team member Julie Wojta of Wisconsin-Green Bay are among 15 players who have been invited to the 2012 WNBA draft.
History has shown that the first half of the first round of the WNBA draft tends to produce players with the most staying power. But Monday, after Nneka Ogwumike, it's hard to tell which players will hear their names called.
The Minnesota Lynx made a sign-and-trade move with the Phoenix Mercury on Tuesday, sending forward Charde (shar-DAY) Houston and the 24th overall draft pick in the 2012 WNBA draft to Phoenix for the 18th pick.