WATCH: Blake Griffin surprises top WNBA draft pick A'ja Wilson
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<p>NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 12: A'ja Wilson stands with WNBA President Lisa Borders after being selected #1 by the Las Vegas Acers during the WNBA Draft 2018 on April 12, 2018 at Nike New York Headquarters in New York, New York. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)</p>
Posted at 9:34 PM, Apr 12, 2018
and last updated2018-04-12 21:34:49-04
(WXYZ) -- South Carolina forward A'ja Wilson was selected first overall by the Las Vegas Aces in the WNBA Draft on Thursday night.
Following Wilson's selection, she received a message from her favorite player, Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin.