A press release from the Dallas Wings signifies that the 2021 first that NY obtained from Washington was subsequently flipped, together with a 2021 NY second and Tayler Hill for the No. 9 and No. 15 picks in Friday's 2020 WNBA Draft.
Meanwhile, Ducks teammate Satou Sabally was selected with the second overall pick by the Dallas Wings.
The deals give the Liberty four of the first 15 picks in the WNBA draft, which is scheduled for Friday.
With the COVID-19 pandemic halting professional sports - and much of society - the league conducted the draft virtually, with WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert introducing picks from her home in New Jersey.
Ionescu, 22, confirmed that she held negotiations with National Basketball Association (NBA) star Stephen Curry, who is one of Under Armour's top ambassadors, as well its basketball executives before signing with Oregon-based Nike.
"Obviously going to an OR school and coming from Nike and knowing Phil Knight and just knowing everyone on the Nike side [factored into the decision]", she told ESPN.
Ionescu signed with WME to handle additional marketing endorsement deals, such as her new partnership with headphone company Beats By Dre.
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"These are problems that we are all struggling with, and I will continue to look for solutions to beat this virus". Mehmet Oz was discussing the measures that could be taken to restart America's education system.
Now that she is in the WNBA, Sabrina will undoubtedly aim to continue Kobe's legacy and become the best example for everyone dreaming to be in the highest level of the sport.
Although the novel coronavirus outbreak has put all live sports on pause, both the WNBA and the National Football League elected to go through with their respective drafts virtually. "I'm just delighted with this opportunity, having done it in Eugene and having changed the way people perceive women's sports in Eugene". She was the league Most Valuable Player in 2012, the Rookie of the Year in 2010, a five-time First Team All-WNBA selection and the victor of two Olympic gold medals.
The New York native, who has averaged 18.1 points in her career, is still looking for her first WNBA championship.
OR finished the season ranked second in the Associated Press poll.
NY took UConn forward Megan Walker ninth, and Phoenix selected Jocelyn Willoughby 10th.
The Mystics added a pair of players as they attempt to repeat as WNBA champs, picking Creighton forward Jaylyn Agnew in the second round and closing the three-round event by taking Texas guard Sug Sutton at No. 36 overall. At the moment, the start of the WNBA season, which was originally set for May 15, is postponed.
Ionescu wore Nike during her career at OR and had a close relationship with Kobe Bryant before his passing earlier this year.