The sport basketball had invade not jus men but women too, in fact they have been very active in that sport.
Let me introduce to you some of the most famous female basketball players. The Most famous Women Basketball players are as follows:
Candace Parker a versatile player
She is considered as one of the few famous women basketball players for her achievements. A winner of the 2007 and 2008 NCAA championships and a huge sensation among basketball fans. (born April 19, 1986 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an All-American basketball player for the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks and is also the younger sister of NBA player Anthony Parker.
Her reputation is established by the fact that she was voted the favorite female athlete in the sports category of 2009 Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards. She may be best known for being the first woman to dunk in an NCAA tournament game and the first woman to dunk twice in a college game —she set both milestones as a redshirt freshman on March 19, 2006. She also became only the second player to dunk in a WNBA.
Ruth Riley one of the most talented players of the Antonio Silver Stars
Riley was the Most Valuable Player in the 2001 and 2003 championship series, becoming the first person to win the MVP awards in both the NCAA and the WNBA championships. She has also played on teams that won the National Women’s Basketball League (NWBL) championship, the gold medal at the Olympic Games and the 2010 EuroCup Championship.
Swin Cash one of the most swashbuckling basketball players
Swin Cash is an American WNBA player who plays for the Seattle Storm. Swin is an Olympic gold medal winner and also one of the most swashbuckling basketball players of all time. A prolific scorer and rebounder, as well as a capable ball handler and defender, she helped lead the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team to national titles in 2000 and 2002.
Cheryl Miller the third highest rebound scorer in NCAA
Cheryl Miller is another shinning star in the world of women players. In 1995, Miller was enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts. In 1999, she was inducted into the inaugural class of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame. She played in the forward position for the team and is fifth among the all-time great NCAA players to have crossed 3000 point benchmark. She is considered as one of the most famous women basketball palyer because she became the third highest rebound scorer in the NCAA history.
Lisa Leslie a three time WNBA MVP
A fierce rival of Rebecca Lobo, She is a three-time WNBA MVP and a four-time Olympic gold medal winner. Lisa is one of the most popular players of the modern era, after women’s basketball was professionalized in USA. She stands a towering 6’5″ and is the first lady to have performed the dunk in women’s basketball. three times the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the league and a two-time WNBA champion. Lisa is one of the most recognizable faces of women’s basketball. She was considered a pioneer and cornerstone of the league during her WNBA career.
Babe Didrikson the very first female basketball player who became a star
Babe was listed in the ‘Guinness Book of Records’ as the most versatile women athlete. She achieved outstanding success in golf, and track and field too. In 1931, she led her basketball team to the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Championship. This was before the professional league even started.