Basketball is a sport which requires skill, determination, etc, yes, but it also really helps if you have great height with you. For example, in NBA, the tallest basketball players are Gheorghe Mureșan and Manute Bol, both standing tall at 7’7’’. One imagines that they’d hardly have to jump at all in order to get those hoops or perform slam dunks. However, the women basketball players aren’t all that well-known. What do you think? Who could be the tallest female basketball players? And could they be as tall as the men?
10 Tallest Female Basketball Players
So here’s a list of the top 10 tallest female basketball players in the Women’s National Basketball Association, i.e., the WNBA.
#10. Sylvia Shaqueria Fowles—6’6’’
Sylvia Shaqueria Fowles, standing at the height of 6’6’’ is a professional American basketball player for the Minnesota Lynx. She joined the Lynx in July 215, was the MVP in the 2015 WNBA Finals and recently in 2016 she was named the WNBA Defensive Player of the Year for the third time.
Her official career playing for the WNBA started back in 2008, and ever since she has been hoarding awards and accolades, like the WNBA All-Star, which she won thrice, in 2009, 2011, and then again in 2013.