Stars to Host Watch Party for 2017 WNBA Draft

April 10, 2017

Stars Fans Invited to Gather at AT&T Center on April 13 as San Antonio Picks No.1 Overall

Stars Forward Dearica Hamby, Spurs Analyst Matt Bonner and Stars Broadcaster Andrew Monaco to Offer Draft Analysis

SAN ANTONIO (April 10, 2017) – San Antonio Stars fans are invited to celebrate the 2017 WNBA Draft and the Stars’ No. 1 overall pick on Thursday, April 13 at Rock & Brews at the AT&T Center. Doors open at 5:15 p.m., and fans can enjoy free admission and $1 domestic draft beer in honor of the No. 1 pick. Stars forward Dearica Hamby, Spurs analyst and former player Matt Bonner and Stars broadcaster Andrew Monaco will tip off the event with analysis of this year’s draft class before the Stars pick No. 1 at 6 p.m. The Stars also hold the Nos. 5 and 25 overall picks in this season’s draft.

Throughout the evening, fans will be able to watch the draft in Rock & Brews at the AT&T Center, featuring a live chat with the No. 1 pick. Stars fans attending this year’s Draft Watch Party can park in Lot 2 at the AT&T Center and enter the arena through the Bud Light Courtyard.

Following the draft, Stars assistant coaches Latricia Trammell and Joi Williams will offer insight on this year’s selections. Fans watching at home can follow along during the first round starting at 6 p.m. on ESPN2. Second round coverage begins at 7 p.m. on ESPNU. Fans unable to attend the draft party can also submit their picks in this year’s Mock Draft on Draft Central at SAStars.com, now through 11:59 p.m. CT on April 12. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third-place winners.

The Stars will tip off the 2017 season, presented by H-E-B, on the road with back-to-back games May 13 at New York and May 14 at Washington before their home opener vs. Phoenix on May 19 at 7 p.m. CT at the AT&T Center. Season and single-game tickets are now available by calling (210) 444-5090 or by visiting SAStars.com/tickets.

About the San Antonio Stars
The San Antonio Stars are one of five professional sports franchises owned and operated by Spurs Sports & Entertainment, along with the San Antonio Spurs (NBA), the Rampage (AHL), San Antonio FC (USL) and the Austin Spurs (NBA Development League). The 2017 season marks the team’s 15th year in San Antonio, as the Utah Starzz relocated to the Alamo City in 2003. In operation since 1997, the WNBA – which features 12 teams – is the most successful women’s professional team sports league in the world.