Twitter reacts to Sabrina Ionescu's selection in the 2020 WNBA draft ESPN logo
Saturday, April 18, 2020

After months of buzz and speculation, Oregon standout Sabrina Ionescu was selected with the No. 1 pick in Friday's 2020 WNBA draft, going with the top choice to the New York Liberty. Social media reacted to Ionescu's selection, among other elements of Friday night's event.

Sabrina goes No. 1

Ionescu's legion of fans and admirers were thrilled to see the decorated Duck finally have her day in the draft, and to offer congratulations and welcome her to the WNBA.

Sabrina's Oregon teammates join her in the league

Moments after Ionescu came off the board, the Dallas Wings kept the Ducks vibe going when they selected Satou Sabally. A third Duck, Ruthy Hebard, went No. 8 to the Chicago Sky.

More congratulations in order ...

The rest of the first round elicited more ecstatic reactions from around the country, with picks including Chennedy Carter and Bella Alarie.

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