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List of famous female basketball players, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female basketball players list contains the most prominent and top females known for being basketball players. There are thousand of females working as basketball players in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic basketball players have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a basketball player then the people below should give you inspiration.

List contains people like Ivory Latta and Temeka Johnson.

While this isn't a list of all female basketball players, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female basketball players?" and "Who are the best female basketball players?"
Sarah Palin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Basketball Players
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Sarah Louise Palin is an American politician, commentator, and author who served as the ninth Governor of Alaska, from 2006 to her resignation in 2009. As the Republican Party nominee for Vice President in the 2008 Presidential election, alongside Arizona Senator John McCain, she was the first ...more

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Age: 53

Birthplace: Sandpoint, Idaho, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Commentator, Basketball player, Politician, Television producer, + more

Credits: Sarah Palin: You Betcha!, Sarah Palin's Alaska, Big Miracle, The Corrupt Bastards Club

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Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Basketball Players
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Robin René Roberts is an American television broadcaster. Roberts is the anchor of ABC's morning show Good Morning America. After growing up in Mississippi and attending Southeastern Louisiana University, Roberts was a sports anchor for local TV and radio stations. Roberts was a sportscaster on ESPN ...more

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Age: 60

Birthplace: Alabama, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Television producer

Credits: Good Morning America, Love & Basketball, He Got Game, Wide World of Sports 35th Anniversary Special

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Maya Moore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Basketball Players
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Maya April Moore is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Lynx of the Women's National Basketball Association and the Shanxi Flame of the Chinese league. Moore was the winner of the 2006 and 2007 Naismith Prep Player of the Year. Moore played forward for the UConn women's ...more

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Age: 27

Birthplace: Jefferson City, Missouri, United States of America

Profession: Basketball player

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#4 on The Top WNBA Players of All Time

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Becky Hammon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Basketball Players
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Rebecca Lynn "Becky" Hammon is an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association and a retired professional basketball player. Hammon played for the San Antonio Stars and New York Liberty of the Women's National Basketball Association. She also played for multiple ...more

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Age: 40

Birthplace: Rapid City, South Dakota, United States of America

Profession: Basketball player

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#17 on The Top WNBA Players of All Time

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