Top Women Basketball Players
This is a sport played with a ball, which is thrown in the basket to gain points and win the game. This is a sport played between two opposing teams. Each team has five players. This sport is played in a great court of rectangular shape.
FIBA (The International Basketball Federation) is the highest authority that governs this sport. This game is played outdoors and indoors. In this below-written article, we will talk about some of the incredible female basketball players from all over the world.
The first women player on the list is Carol Blazejowski, a retired player from America. She was born on 29th of September in 1956 in Elizabeth, New Jersey. She was also the former President and GM (General Manager) at the WNBA (Women’s National Basketball Association).
She achieved gold at the Jones Cup in 1979 which was held in Taipei. She was also a two-time gold winner at the World University Games in 1977 and 1979 which were held in Sofia and Mexico City respectively.
2. Diana Taurasi
Second on the list is Diana Taurasi, a professional basketball player from America. She was born on the 11th of June in 1982. She started her career in 2004 and is still playing.
She is a five times gold winner at the Olympic Games and three times gold achiever at the World Championships. She has represented her nation on many big platforms. She is truly an inspiration for any woman who wants to be a great basketball player.
3. Tamika Catchings
Third on the list is Tamika Catchings, a professional player from America. She was born on the 21st of July, 1979. She has played around for fifteen years, for the Indiana Fever of the WNBA.
She is a four-time gold achiever at the Olympic Games in 2004, 2008, 2012, and for the year 2016. She has also achieved gold twice at the World Championships in 2002 and 2010 which were held in China and the Czech Republic respectively.
4. Maya Moore
Fourth on the list is Maya Moore, again a professional former player from America. She was born on the 11th of June 1989. Her career span is from 2011 till the year 2018.
She achieved gold twice at the Olympic Games in 2012 and 2016 which were held in London and Rio de Janeiro. She also achieved gold twice at the World Championships in 2010 and 2014. She also won gold in 2009 at the World University Games.
The fifth and last woman in the list is Cynthia Cooper, who is also from America. She was born on the 14th of April in 1963 in Chicago, Illinois. She is also a former coach of the basketball team. Her full name is Cynthia Lynne Cooper Dyke.
She won gold at the Olympic Games in 1988 which was held in Seoul. She also achieved gold twice at the FIBA World Championships in 1986 and 1990, held in Moscow and Malaysia respectively. She also won gold at the Pan American Games which was held in Indianapolis in 1987.