The Women’s National Basketball Association (USA) is a professional basketball league. The WNBA is home to some of the best women basketball players in the world. Their height is one of the most unique characteristics about women basketball players. WNBA players tend to be taller than the average female player. Here’s a list of the top five tallest WNBA players.
5. Maria Alexandrovna Stepanova
She is an international Russian basketball player. Maria is a member of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) and plays for the Phoenix Mercury. She stands 6′ 8″ tall and is the 5th tallest player of the WNBA. Stepanova was awarded the FIBA Europe Women’s player of the year award in 2005, 2006, and 2008.
4. Lindsay Corine Taylor
Lindsay is an American basketball player. She stands 6 feet 8 inches tall. She played in the WNBA and KBSL as well as LFB, WKBL, Polish Women’s League (WCBA), LFB, WKBL, LFB, WKBL, Polish Women’s League (WCBA) and Angola Women’s Basketball League (WBL). In 2004, she made her professional debut and retired in 2015. Lindsay Taylor is currently Hamilton High School’s assistant coach.
3. Liz Cambage
The Australian national is 6 feet 8 inches tall. She is a member Sports Able of the Las Vegas Aces, Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). Cambage holds the record for most points (53) in a single WNBA match. Liz Cambage won the gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, silver at the 2018 World Cup and bronze in 2012 Olympics with the Australian Women’s Basketball Team.
2. Zheng Haixia
Zheng Haixia, a former Chinese women’s basketball player, is now retired. She stands 6 feet tall and is 8.5 inches high. Haixia was a Los Angeles Sparks player from 1997 to 1998. Haxia won bronze and silver medals in the Olympics with the Chinese Women Basketball Team. She has also won silver and bronze medals at the World championship with China.
1. Margo Dydek
Margo was a professional basketball athlete and played for many teams, including the Los Angeles Sparks in WNBA. She was the tallest player in the WNBA. Margo Dydek stood 7 feet 2 inches tall. In 2019 she was inducted into FIBA Hall of Fame All Day Sports for her contributions to the WNBA. Dydek received the Polish Gold Cross of Merit for her contributions to the WNBA in 1999. In 2011, Dydek, a Polish diplomat, died from cardiac arrest.