The Best Current WNBA Players

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Vote up these WNBA players based on their on-court accomplishments.
Recently, Jackie Young fell out of the top 25, replaced by Allisha Gray
Most divisive: Jordin Canada

Who are the best WNBA players right now? The best current WNBA players are the most talented and skilled players in the Women's National Basketball Association today. These female basketball players lead their teams and the league in points, rebounds, assists, blocks and most statistical categories. If they are not already, many will also be remembered among the top WNBA players of all time too. While the WNBA does not get nearly as much credit as other basketball leagues, that doesn't mean WNBA players are any less talented pound-for-pound. Who is the best WNBA player right now? Which great women's basketball players do you love?

The top current WNBA players are already considered legends of the league, such as Candace Parker, Diana Taurasi, Sylvia Fowles, Sue Bird, Seimone Augustus, or Elena Delle Donne. Other WNBA stars are starting to peak in their basketball careers right now, like Liz Cambage, Jonquel Jones, and Breanna Stewart. WNBA fans will also be on the lookout for how the abysmal current Brittney Griner situation gets resolved. 

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  • Candace Parker
    Power forward, Center
    2,819 votes
    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
    • Teams: Chicago Sky

    A versatile forward with exceptional ball-handling skills, Candace Parker has consistently proven herself as a force to be reckoned with in the WNBA. Her dynamic skill set allows her to contribute across the board and make her teammates better, whether it's through her tenacious rebounding, lockdown defense, or pinpoint passing. Known for her impressive dunks and innate basketball IQ, Parker's continuous impact on the sport both on and off the court has solidified her place among the best of the best.

  • Elena Delle Donne
    2,511 votes
    • Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware
    • Teams: Washington Mystics

    Elena Delle Donne's remarkable combination of size, skill, and finesse has made her one of the most difficult matchups for any defender in the league. Standing at 6'5" with the ability to shoot threes and play inside, she has redefined the traditional role of a forward and paved the way for other versatile bigs. Delle Donne's smooth shooting stroke and unrelenting work ethic have propelled her into the elite tier of WNBA players, making her a perennial MVP candidate and a shining example of modern basketball.

  • Diana Taurasi
    Point guard, Shooting guard
    2,058 votes
    • Birthplace: Glendale, California
    • Teams: Phoenix Mercury

    Widely regarded as one of the greatest WNBA players of all time, Diana Taurasi's incredible scoring ability and unwavering competitive spirit have left an indelible mark on the league. Her knack for hitting clutch shots and fearless leadership have made her the ultimate closer in high-pressure situations, earning her the nickname "White Mamba." Off the court, Taurasi's outspoken personality and commitment to growing the game of women's basketball have only added to her enduring legacy.

  • Breanna Stewart
    Power forward
    1,122 votes
    • Birthplace: Syracuse, New York
    • Teams: Seattle Storm

    Breanna Stewart's dominance on both ends of the floor has established her as a generational talent and a premier cornerstone in the WNBA. With her unique blend of length, agility, and skill, Stewart excels at locking down the paint defensively while also stretching the floor offensively. Often drawing comparisons to Kevin Durant, she has quickly become one of the faces of the league and a symbol of its bright future.

  • Nneka Ogwumike
    461 votes
    • Birthplace: Tomball, Texas
    • Teams: Los Angeles Sparks

    Nneka Ogwumike's relentless pursuit of success on the court and her unwavering dedication to growing the game off it have made her an invaluable ambassador for the WNBA. As a tireless worker in the paint and a fearless competitor, Ogwumike has earned a reputation as one of the best post players in the league. Moreover, her charisma and leadership as the president of the Women's National Basketball Players Association have helped elevate the sport to new heights.

  • A'ja Wilson
    Power forward
    130 votes
    • Birthplace: Hopkins, South Carolina
    • Teams: Las Vegas Aces

    A dominant presence in the paint, A'ja Wilson's tremendous skill set and high motor have quickly catapulted her into the upper echelon of WNBA players. Her combination of strength, agility, and finesse down low make her a nightmare matchup for opposing defenders, while her shot-blocking prowess serves as a constant deterrent around the rim. As the face of the Las Vegas Aces, Wilson continues to make a resounding impact on the league and inspire young players around the world.