Indiana Fever acquire draft picks in trade with Minnesota

Basketball Sports WNBA

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Fever acquired the 14th overall pick in the upcoming 2020 WNBA Draft from the Minnesota Lynx today. Indiana also received a 2021 third round pick from the Lynx, in exchange for Shenise Johnson and the 16th overall selection in this year’s draft.

Minnesota acquired the 14th pick from the New York Liberty ahead of last season.

Johnson played the last four seasons with the Fever. She averaged 4.9 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 12.9 minutes per contest in 17 games during the 2019 campaign with Indiana.

“Shenise has been such a vital part of Indiana Fever basketball,” Vice President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Tamika Catchings said. “We will always be grateful for what she added to our franchise and we are confident she will continue to be a great contributor in the WNBA.”

A new decade of Indiana Fever basketball will tip off on Friday, May 15 under new head coach, Marianne Stanley. The 21st regular season of Indiana Fever basketball begins at Butler University’s historic Hinkle Fieldhouse against the Atlanta Dream. Fans may purchase tickets by visiting feverbasketball.com.