April 16, 2012

Nneka's very special day

Today was a very special day for Nneka as she was selected the #1 pick in the WNBA draft by the Los Angeles Sparks.

Here are videos, photos and stories:

Video: The segment of the WNBA Draft in which Nneka was selected.

Photos: Many of today's draftees as they accepted their new jersey at the podium.

Day in the Life: Nneka Ogwumike, from espnW, an account of Nneka's special day from 8:00 a.m. when she got up until she puts a wrap on the day's activities at 5:29 p.m. Includes several videos taken throughout the day.

L.A. picks Ogwumike No. 1, all about Nneka and basketball, past and future, by Mechelle Voepel (espnW).

Nnemkadi Ogwumike Selected First Overall In 2012 WNBA Draft, from Stanford Athletics, reviews the other Stanford alumnae who have been drafted by the WNBA and the highlights of Nneka's college career. Includes a big gallery of photos of Nneka throughout her career at Stanford.

Sparks make former Cy-Fair and Stanford star Ogwumike top pick in WNBA draft, an account of Nneka's selection from her hometown newspaper, the Houston Chronicle. Includes a very nice gallery of photos, many from her high-school days.

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