New York Liberty select USC’s Okako Adika with No. 30 pick in 2023 WNBA Draft

Okako Adika was selected with No. 30 pick in 2023 WNBA Draft by the Liberty.|Art or Photo Credit: AP

NEW YORK - APRIL 10, 2023 - The New York Liberty has drafted 6-0 guard/forward, Okako Adika, from USC with the team’s No. 30 overall selection in the 2023 WNBA Draft Presented by State Farm.

“Okako Adika is a promising talent who we’re really excited about,” said Liberty genneral manager Jonathan Kolb. “As a versatile 3-and-D wing with familiarity in a pro-style offense, she’s someone who we can really use down the line.”

Adika, a native of Holstebro, Denmark, most recently represented USC as a graduate student. In her 2022-2023 campaign with the Trojans, Okako averaged 7.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists on 38.7% (43-111) from three-point range.

With tonight’s selection, Adika became the Liberty’s first USC draftee in franchise history.

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