Top 10 Tallest WNBA Players

Kara Wolters

Kara Wolters is a retired American professional basketball player majorly competing in WNBA.
Nicknamed “Big Girl” for her towering height of six feet seven inches.

Katie Feenstra-Mattera

Katie Mattera is an American college basketball coach and retired tall WNBA player.
On April 16, 2005, during the 2005 WNBA draft, Mattera was originally selected by Connecticut Sun but was quickly traded to San Antonio Silver Sun in exchange for Margo Dydek, the Silver Stars’ player.
She was named to the WNBA All-Rookie Team, traded for Ruth Riley to Detroit Shock, and was selected in the expansion draft by the Atlanta Dream.

Liz Cambage

Liz is a professional Australian Las Vegas Aces basketball player. With her 53-point performance in a match against the New York Liberty on 17 July 2018, Cambage currently holds the WNBA single-game scoring record. In 2009, Cambage joined the Australian National Junior Women’s Team in the Oceania World Qualification series winning a gold medal and won a silver medal at the William Jones Cup in Taiwan. She was an Australian Junior Women’s Team member the following year, which competed in the World Championships in Thailand.

Zheng Haixia

Zheng Haixia is a Chinese female basketball player who played for the Chinese National Women’s Basketball Team and the Women’s National Basketball Association.
She left the Chinese national team in 1997 and went to the United States WNBA for The Los Angeles Sparks.
In 1984, Zheng became China’s youngest (17) and tallest (6′7″) woman to compete in the Los Angeles Olympics, where the Chinese won their first bronze medal for their Olympic team. In three further Olympics and four World Championship competitions, Zheng continued to play. The Chinese tall female basketball player was a formidable force with their very presence on the court. However, Zheng was so uncomfortable due to one back injury that she could hardly manage the court for ten minutes at the 1992 Barcelona Games when China won the silver medal.

Lindsay Taylor

The former American basketball player Lindsay Taylor is an American. She played in the League of Women’s Basketball in WNBA, WKBL, WKBL, Polish Women’s League, WCBA, and Angola. She has played professionally abroad in 13 basketball seasons and is an experienced player. She usually played the center position at 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) tall. Taylor is the all-time leading shooter, blocker, and leading shooter for the cal Santa barbara basketball team. Taylor was awarded a Silver Medal as a member of the 2003 Pan American Games basketball team and has been regarded as the best player on the team. From 2001–2004 She played a decisive role in ensuring the Gauchos four straight Big West Conference women’s Championships victories and took the team to the 2004 Sweet Sixteen, the highest position the team ever held in the NCAA tournament. Taylor had great success in Europe and Asia, especially in the Women’s Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) and the Polish Women’s League, in addition to her WNBA career.

Maria Stepanova

Maria Stepanova is a Russian professional and Olympic tallest female basketball player. She played for Phoenix Mercury in the Women’s National Basketball Association in the United States (WNBA). She used to wear a shoe size 15 (US)/48 (EU). Although she was the tallest member of the Russian national team. Stepanova was born in the town of Shpakovskoye and grew up in Tusno, Leningrad Oblast.

Han Xu

Han Xu is a Chinese Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) player who plays for New York Liberty and the Chinese National Team. Xu was drafted up by Liberty in the 2019 WNBA Draft in the second round (14th overall). At the 2016 FIBA Under-17 World Championship for Women the 2017 FIBA Under-19 Women’s Basketball World Cup, and the 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup. In her draft class, she was the youngest player. In May 2020, Han was announced to remain in China due to the coronaviral pandemic throughout the 2020 WNBA season.

Brittney Griner

tallest wnba player right now

Brittney Griner is the tallest current WNBA player playing for Phoenix Mercury.
For the Baylor Lady Bears in Waco, Texas, she played college basketball. She is the only NCAA basketball player to have scored 2,000 points and blocked 500 shots. 6 ft 8 in tall and Griner wears a men’s US size 17 shoe, with an arm span length of 88 inches.

Bernadett Határ

Bernadett Határ is a Hungarian basketball player for Uniqa Sopron and the Hungarian national team.

Malgrozata ‘ Margo’ Dydek

Standing 7 feet 2 in Malgorzata Dydek was the tallest WNBA player in the world ever.

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