Once more, the balls didn't bounce right for the unlucky Shock. In the WNBA draft lottery, the top pick for 2012 went to Los Angeles.
There were no surprises at the top of the 2011 WNBA Draft as the Minnesota Lynx selected Connecticut senior Maya Moore with the first overall pick.
Most WNBA teams made draft picks Monday that made sense and helped fill a need in their current rosters.
The Phoenix Mercury defied long odds to win the No. 1 pick in Wednesday's WNBA draft, then decided a 30-year-old All-star forward would provide more immediate help than anyone available from the college ranks.