Contrary to popular belief, the WNBA still exists, and league officials are pulling out all the stops to gain interest. This year's 2012 WNBA draft was held earlier this week, in a VFW hall outside of Newark, N.J., and was "top optional" to generate interest in the failing league.
“Is it technically legal? No,” said WNBA Commissioner Laurel J. Richie. “I just don’t think anyone’s going to put up a stink about Jeffries playing in our league.”