Top 10 Tallest Female Basketball Players
Basketball is a team sport popular across the globe. NBA is the most famous basketball tournament across the globe. Basketball is played by Both men and women. As Basketball is a physical sport, it requires height and strength to jump for Dunks to reach the rimb. So mostly men and women who are tall opt to play this sport.
Founded by David Stern on 22 April 1996, WNBA is women’s professional Basketball tournament played in USA. Unlike Men’s, WNBA is not that big and is still slowly and steadily getting famous and recognition. Currently 12 teams are part of the WNBA.
Top 10 Tallest WNBA Players Right Now
Below is the list of the Tallest Women Basketball Players of WNBA right now.
1) Bernadett Hatar– Standing 6 ft 10.5 in tall, Bernadett is the Tallest Women Basketball Player who plays in WNBA. Born in Hungary on August 24, 1994, Bernadett currently plays for Indiana Fever and Hungary National Team. She plays the centre postion and was signed in WNBA on 11 March 2021.
2) Brittney Griner– The next Player is Britney Grine, who was born on October 18, 1990 in Houston, Texas. Standing 6 ft 9 in tall, Brittney plays for Phoenix Mercury since 2013. She plays as centre for American National Team and for Phoenix Mercury and is one of the greatest Women Basketball Player.
3) Liz Cambage– Standing 6 ft 8 in tall, Liz is an Australian professional Basketball player born on 18 August 1991 in London. Liz plays as Centre for Los Angeles Sparks and Australian National team. She has played in various leagues and is considered as one of the most influential players of current generation.
4) Teaira McCowan– McCowan plays as a centre for Indiana Fever and American National Team. Standing 6 ft 7 in tall, McCowan started her WNBA journey in 2019 Round 1 3rd Over-all pick.
5) Azura Stevens– Drafter by Dallas Wings in 2018, Azura currently plays for Chicago Sky. In 2021, she was the WNBA champion with the Chicago Sky. Born on 1 February 1996, Stevens is 6 ft 6 in tall.
6) Jonquel Jones– She was the sixth overall pick of Connecticut Sun. Standing 6 ft 6 in tall, Jones was the WNBA MVP in 2021. Jones plays as Power Forward for Connecticut Sun and Bosnia and Herzegovina National Team.
7) Mercedes Russel– Standing 6 ft 6 in tall and born on 27 July 1995, Russel currently plays for Seattle Storms. She was the 22nd Overall pick of Round 2 for New York Liberty. Russel won the WNBA Championship twice in 2018 and 2020.
8) Sylvia Fowles– Fowles is an American Basketball player born on 6 October 1985 in Florida, United States. She is 6 ft 6 in tall and plays for Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA. She is two times WNBA Champion and one WNBA MVP.
9) Amanda Zahui B– Amanda plays for Los Angeles Sparks in WNBA and is 6 ft 5 in tall born on 8 September 1993 in Stockholm, Sweden. Amanda plays as a centre for Los Angeles Sparks. She was drafted by Tulsa Shock in second overall pick.
10) Astou Ndour-Fall– Fall is a Spanish Basketball player born on August 22, 1994 in Senegal. She is 6 ft 5 in tall and currently plays as Centre/Power Forward for Chicago Sky. In 2021, She was the WNBA champion.
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