It took a second, but when the Stars general manager realized she had the top choice, she let out a scream of joy. ”I thought historically they went 4-3-2-1,” Riley said in a phone interview. ”Then I heard him say the No. 1 pick, then our name. try this outclick for more infoI’m really incredibly excited for our team, organization and our fans. I’m looking forward to the addition of a great player.” The Stars, who have the top choice for the first time, had a 44 percent chance to secure the No. 1 selection based on having the worst combined record the past two seasons. ”A lot of fans supported us knowing that it wasn’t about we were doing this season, but more the direction we were going,” Riley said. The Washington Mystics will pick second. They had a 10-percent chance of securing the top pick.
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