The 2002 WUSA College Draft took place on February 11, 2002. It was the second college draft held by Women's United Soccer Association (WUSA) to assign the rights of college players to the WUSA teams.
The Women's United Soccer Association, often abbreviated to the WUSA, was the world's first women's soccer league in which all the players were paid as professionals. Founded in February 2000, the league began its first season in April 2001 with eight teams in the United States. The league suspended operations on September 15, 2003, shortly after the end of its third season, after making cumulative losses of around US $100 million.
|1||Danielle Slaton||DF||Carolina Courage||Santa Clara|
|2||Abby Wambach||FW||Washington Freedom||Univ. of Florida|
|3||Jena Kluegel||MF||Boston Breakers||North Carolina|
|4||Lori Lindsey||MF||San Diego Spirit||Virginia|
|5||Stacey Tullock||MF||Philadelphia Charge||Arizona State|
|6||Minna Mustonen||FW||New York Power||Franklin Pierce College|
|7||Anna Kraus||DF||Atlanta Beat||Santa Clara|
|8||Danielle Borgman||DF||San Jose CyberRays||North Carolina|
|1||Katie Barnes||FW||Carolina Courage||Santa Clara|
|2||Casey Zimny||DF||Washington Freedom||Univ. of Connecticut|
|3||Mónica González||DF||Boston Breakers||Notre Dame|
|4||Amy Sauer||DF||San Diego Spirit||Stanford|
|5||Mary-Frances Monroe||MF||Philadelphia Charge||UCLA|
|6||Bonnie Young||DF||New York Power||Penn State|
|7||Meredith Flaherty||GK||New York Power||Univ. of Florida|
|8||Andrea Alfiler||MF||Philadelphia Charge||Azusa Pacific|
|1||Emily Oleksiuk||GK||Carolina Courage||Penn State|
|2||Stephanie Rigamat||FW||Washington Freedom||UCLA|
|3||Alexa Borisjuk||MF||Boston Breakers||Univ. of Connecticut|
|4||Meghan Anderson||MF||Carolina Courage||Nebraska|
|5||Katie Carson||GK||Philadelphia Charge||Clemson|
|6||Sarah Kate Noftsinger||MF||New York Power||Wake Forest|
|7||Nicky Thrasher||FW||Atlanta Beat||Texas A&M|
|8||Alice Gleason||GK||San Jose CyberRays||UNLV|
|1||Amy Kofoed||FW||San Diego Spirit||Utah|
|2||Justine Fisher||MF||Washington Freedom||U.S. Naval Academy|
|3||Kristin Slater||GK||Boston Breakers||Arizona State|
|4||Shelly Finger||GK||San Diego Spirit||North Carolina|
|5||Karyn Hall||MF||Philadelphia Charge||Univ. of Florida|
|6||Erin Gilhart||DF||New York Power||Univ. of Florida|
|7||Kristin DePlatchett||GK||Atlanta Beat||North Carolina|
|8||Linnea Quinones||GK||San Jose CyberRays||San Diego State|
The 2004 NBA draft was held on June 24, 2004, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, and was broadcast live on ESPN at 7:00 pm (EDT). In this draft, National Basketball Association teams took turns selecting amateur college basketball players and other first-time eligible players. The NBA announced that 56 college and high school players and 38 international players had filed as early-entry candidates for the 2004 draft. On May 26, the NBA draft lottery was conducted for the teams that did not make the NBA Playoffs in the 2003–04 NBA season. The Orlando Magic, who had a 25 percent chance of obtaining the first selection, won the lottery, while the Los Angeles Clippers and the Chicago Bulls were second and third respectively. As an expansion team, the Charlotte Bobcats had been assigned the fourth selection in the draft and did not participate in the lottery. The Minnesota Timberwolves forfeited their first-round pick due to salary cap violations.
The 2003 NBA draft was held on June 26, 2003, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. The NBA announced that 41 college and high school players and a record 31 international players had filed as early-entry candidates for the 2003 NBA draft. The Cleveland Cavaliers, who had a 22.50 percent probability of obtaining the first selection, won the NBA draft lottery on May 22, and Cleveland chairman Gordon Gund said afterward his team would select LeBron James. The Detroit Pistons and the Denver Nuggets were second and third respectively.
The 2003 MLS Superdraft was held January 17, 2003 in Kansas City, Missouri. It was the fifth annual SuperDraft held by Major League Soccer.
The 2002 Major League Soccer SuperDraft was held on February 10, 2002 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.
The 2001 Major League Soccer SuperDraft was held on February 5, 2001 at the Signature Grand in Davie, Florida.
The 2000 Major League Soccer SuperDraft was held on February 6, 2000 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The 1998 Major League Soccer College Draft was held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on January 31 and February 1, 1998. The College Draft was followed by the 1998 MLS Supplemental Draft.
The 1999 Major League Soccer College Draft was held on February 6 and 7, 1999 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The first round of the draft took place on February 6 with the second and third rounds on February 7. The College Draft was followed by the 1999 MLS Supplemental Draft later on February 7.
The 1998 Major League Soccer Supplemental Draft was held on February 1, 1998, at the Airport Hilton in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Following the signature of the first MLS players' union contract, the MLS Superdraft was limited to four rounds. As a result, the Supplemental Draft was re-incarnated to hold the additional rounds. The 2005 MLS Supplemental Draft, held on February 4, 2005, was the first re-incarnation of the MLS Supplemental Draft. The four-round event followed January's 2005 MLS SuperDraft, as teams filled out their developmental rosters. Expansion clubs Real Salt Lake and Chivas USA received the first picks in each round.
Ronald L. Flemons is a former gridiron football defensive lineman. He attended John Marshall High School and Texas A&M University. Flemons was drafted in the seventh round of the 2001 NFL Draft, 226th overall, by the Atlanta Falcons. He spent brief stints with several NFL teams before signing on in the CFL in 2006.
The original Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA) were established in 1988 as an expansion team, based in Charlotte, North Carolina. The team's roster was filled with unprotected players at the 1988 NBA Expansion Draft, and five days later the Hornets made their first picks out of college players at the 1988 NBA draft. The Hornets remained in Charlotte for 14 seasons before relocating to New Orleans in 2002. Two years after the Hornets' departure, the Charlotte Bobcats were established in 2004. The Bobcats first participated in the 2004 NBA draft, two days after their expansion draft was held. The franchise's name was changed back to the Hornets at the conclusion of the 2013–14 season, one year after the team in Louisiana renamed itself the New Orleans Pelicans. The history and records of the original Charlotte Hornets were conveyed to the newly named Charlotte Hornets.
Jason Moore is a retired American soccer midfielder who spent five seasons in Major League Soccer. He was a member of the United States men's national under-17 soccer team which went to the quarterfinals of the 1993 FIFA U-17 World Championship.
The 2014 NBA draft was held on June 26, 2014, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. National Basketball Association (NBA) teams took turns selecting amateur U.S. college basketball players and other eligible players, including international players. The draft lottery took place on May 20, 2014. The Cleveland Cavaliers won the draft lottery to earn the first overall pick in the draft; this is the fourth number-one pick for Cleveland since 2003 and third number-one pick over a four-year span from 2011–2014. This draft would also be the first for the reborn Charlotte Hornets, who played as the Bobcats from 2004–2014, since 2001, when the original Charlotte Hornets last selected as the Charlotte Hornets before moving to New Orleans and eventually becoming the current New Orleans Pelicans.
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The WUSA Inaugural Player Draft, held before Women's United Soccer Association's initial 2001 season, distributed players to the league's eight inaugural teams. The draft occurred on December 10 and 11, 2000. This took place after each team was allocated three national team players and two foreign players.
The 2016 NBA draft was held on June 23, 2016, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. It was televised nationally in the U.S. by ESPN, and was live streamed for the first time in NBA draft history by The Vertical. National Basketball Association (NBA) teams took turns selecting amateur U.S. college basketball players and other eligible players, including international players. The draft lottery took place during the playoffs, on May 17, 2016. This was the first time since the lottery system was introduced in 1985 that all NBA teams that missed out on the playoffs remained in the exact spots they were designated, meaning the 10-win/72-loss Philadelphia 76ers received the No. 1 pick, the Los Angeles Lakers kept the No. 2 pick, the Boston Celtics via the Brooklyn Nets got the No. 3 pick, and everyone else stayed in their same spots based on the regular season standings from the 2015–16 season.
The 2018 NBA draft was held on June 21, 2018, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. National Basketball Association (NBA) teams took turns selecting amateur United States college basketball players and other eligible players, including international players. It was televised nationally by ESPN. This draft was the last to use the original weighted lottery system that gave teams near the bottom of the NBA draft better odds at the top three picks of the draft while teams higher up had worse odds in the process; the rule was agreed upon by the NBA on September 28, 2017, but would not be implemented until the 2019 draft. It was also considered the final year where undrafted college underclassmen were forced to begin their professional careers early; on August 8, 2018, the NCAA announced that players who declared for the NBA draft and were not selected would have the opportunity to return to their school for at least another year. With the last year of what was, at the time, the most recent lottery system, the Phoenix Suns won the first overall pick on May 15, 2018, with the Sacramento Kings at the second overall pick and the Atlanta Hawks at third overall pick. The Suns' selection was their first No. 1 overall selection in franchise history. They used the selection on the Bahamian center Deandre Ayton from the nearby University of Arizona.
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