5 Tallest WNBA Player Ever of All Time
The Women’s National Basketball Association is a professional basketball league in the United States. Some of the world’s greatest women basketball players play in the WNBA. One of the unique qualities about women basketball players is their height. WNBA players are usually tall, way taller than an average female. Here is the list of top 5 tallest WNBA players of all time.
5. Maria Alexandrovna Stepanova
She is a Russian international basketball player. Maria plays for the Phoenix Mercury in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). She is 6 feet and 8 inches tall and is the 5th tallest player in the WNBA. Stepanova has won 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 is 6 feet and 8 inches tall. The American played in the WNBA, KBSL, LFB, WKBL, Polish Women’s League, WCBA, and Angola Women’s Basketball League. She made her professional debut in 2004 and retired in 2015. At present, Lindsay Taylor is the assistant coach of Hamilton High School.
3. Liz Cambage
The Australian international is also 6 feet and 8 inches tall. She plays for the Las Vegas Aces of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). Cambage holds the record of most points (53 points) by any player in a single WNBA game. Liz Cambage has won the gold medal in the 2018 Commonwealth Games, silver in the 2018 World Cup, and bronze in the 2012 Olympics with the Australian Women’s Basketball Team.
2. Zheng Haixia
Zheng Haixia is a retired Chinese women basketball player. She is 6 feet and 8.5 inch tall. Haixia played for the Los Angeles Sparks from 1997 to 1998. Haxia has won silver and bronze medals with the Chinese Women Basketball Team in the Olympics. Furthermore, she has also won World championship bronze and silver medals with the China team.
1. Margo Dydek
Margo was a professional basketball player and she played for numerous teams such as the Los Angeles Sparks in the WNBA. She was the tallest player to play in the WNBA. Margo Dydek was 7 feet and 2 inches tall. For her contribution to the WNBA, she was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2019. Furthermore, Dydek was awarded the Polish Gold Cross of Merit in the year 1999. The Polish international died due to cardiac arrest in 2011.