Height is a very important feature for women to play basketball. Each professional basketball team should have at least one big women player, especially in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA).
The followings are the top ten tallest female basketball players in the WNBA.
10/ Sylvia Shaqueria Fowles (6 ft-6 in)
As one of the world’s tallest female basketball players, Sylvia Shaqueria Fowles is one of the most dominant players in the WNBA today. She is recognized as the WNBA MVP and Defensive Player of the Year, also the third player in the WNBA to dunk in an All-Star game.
She had played at the Sky for seven seasons before being traded to the Minnesota Lynx in 2015. Sylvia Shaqueria Fowles helped the Lynx gain three consecutive WNBA championships and win the WNBA titles in 2015 and 2017.
She also achieved the Defensive Player of the Year winner for three times, the WNBA All-Star for four times, the All WNBA First Team for three times, and the WNBA All-Defensive First Team for four times.
She played for the U.S. Women’s National Basketball Team and won the gold medals during the Olympics 2008, 2012, and 2016.
9/ Carolyn Moos (6 ft-6 in)
Carolyn Moos is always be remembered for being a woman who married the first openly gay player of the NA. She was engaged to former NBA player Jason Collins, the first publicly gay player in any of four major North American pro sports leagues.
She played for the Mercury in 2001, the Miami Sol in 2002, and the Minnesota Lynx in 2003.
She then was a member of the U.S. Women’s under 19 national basketball team, which won a gold medal at the third Junior World Championship in Brazil in 1997.