Blake Griffin surprises A'ja Wilson with congratulatory video
A'ja Wilson spoke of her excitement for the WNBA draft all week long and on Thursday night, her dreams officially came true.
The South Carolina legend was picked first overall in the 2018 WNBA draft by the Las Vegas Aces. What she received after she was picked might have been an even bigger deal than being drafted.
After being selected by the Aces, Wilson received a congratulatory message from NBA superstar Blake Griffin of the Detroit Pistons. Wilson has long spoke about how Griffin is her favorite player and her shocked face while watching the video said it all.
"A'ja, what's up?" Griffin said in the video. "Congrats on being drafted. It's been very fun to watch your college career and see you go to the next level. I can't wait to see what you do in the league. You're going to dominate for a long, long time so again, congrats, and I'll be watching."
After the video ended, Wilson stared at the screen and yelled, "Oh. My. Goodness. What?!"
She then watched it again to make sure she wasn't dreaming. You can watch the entire video in the tweet below.