Fever Perfectly Hint at Selecting Caitlin Clark With No. 1 Pick Ahead of 2024 WNBA Draft

Iowa Hawkeyes guard Caitlin Clark
Iowa Hawkeyes guard Caitlin Clark / Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports
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The 2024 WNBA Draft will be held on Monday night in Brooklyn, N.Y., and it's already a foregone conclusion that Caitlin Clark will be the first player off the board.

The Indiana Fever, owners of the No. 1 pick, have not shied away from their intention to draft Clark, and they continued to hint that the Iowa product will be making her way to Indianapolis with a social media post on Sunday evening.

22 hours prior to Monday's draft, the Fever's social media team posted on X to share their excitement about having the first pick. The post emphasized the "22" in the graphic, which of course was the number Clark wore throughout her legendary career for the Hawkeyes.

"Everything changes tomorrow," wrote the Fever on X, eagerly anticipating the moment they welcome Clark to the franchise.

With Clark expected to join the Fever, the franchise has already seen a stunning increase in ticket sales. The team also received 36 out of a possible 40 nationally broadcast games for the upcoming campaign after having just 22 last season.

There won't be any surprise when Clark hears her name called as the No. 1 pick in the draft, and it's clear just how eager the organization is to welcome a generational talent such as herself.

Karl Rasmussen


Karl Rasmussen is a writer on Sports Illustrated’s Breaking & Trending News Team. A University of Oregon alum, his work has appeared on 12up and ClutchPoints. He’s a loyal Tottenham, Jets, Yankees and Ducks fan.