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It’s WNBA Draft Day 2021!

It’s WNBA Draft Day 2021!

Charli Collier, a 6-foot-5 forward/center (Texas), is expected to be selected as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 WNBA Draft, but she is not a lock. With the top picks literally anyone's guess, we compiled a draft package featuring: primers on the 1997 Elite Draft and the 1997 WNBA Draft, players to keep on your radar in 2021 and a peek at the swag packages the top prospects will receive on draft night....

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​Tamryn Spruill is an author and freelance journalist covering women’s basketball, with issues of gender, race and sexuality central to her reporting. She has followed the WNBA since its 1996 inception, and she is writing a book about its exciting history through the lens of the passionate, persevering and powerful (80% Black, many LGBTQ+-identifying) women who make the league up (ABRAMS 2022). She is represented by JL Stermer at New Leaf Literary & Media.

Spruill’s bylines include Harper’s BAZAARThe New York TimesSLAMZORATeen VogueThe Athletic and Swish Appeal, where she also has served as editor-in-chief since 2018 when hired as the first woman to hold that position. 

Spruill has appeared in interviews as an expert source for NPR’s All Things Considered, Fox Sports’ First Sports in the Morning, The Julie DiCaro Show on 670 The Score and Bleacher Report.

She holds Bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and Journalism (University of South Carolina) and a Master’s of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (Goddard College).

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