Basketball The Best Current WNBA Players  

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The best current WNBA players are the most talented and skilled players in the Women's National Basketball Association today. These female basketball players will be leading their teams and the league in points, rebounds, assists and other 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. In fact, many of these women are also among the best female basketball players in the world right now. Elena Delle Donne, Seimone Augustus, Sue Bird, Maya Moore, Angel McCoughtry, Tina Charles and Candace Parker, for example, are all also Olympic gold medalists as they helped the U.S. National Women's Basketball Team win their fifth-straight gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Some of the other women on this list might not have the lengthy credentials as the veterans but they have quickly made their mark as leaders in the league. Nneka Ogwumike and Glory Johnson, for example, were both drafted in 2012 and in their rookie season challenged the season pros quite well. There are also many other names that could easily be on this list once their professional careers get into full swing, such as 2013 WNBA top draft pick Brittney Griner.

So whether these top current WNBA players are already considered legends of the league or are just starting to peak in their careers, they are the best female professional basketball players in the country right now. Have a favorite current WNBA star? Vote for her below, add her to the list or re-rank these famous current WNBA players. When you're done, head over and vote for the top current NBA players too!

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Maya Moore is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Forward
2
1,784 539
Candace Parker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Power forward, Center
3
1,486 451
Elena Delle Donne is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Blindward added Forward
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1,261 430
Diana Taurasi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward
5
769 379
Sue Bird is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Point guard
6
523 129
Breanna Stewart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
rosemary-hallett added
7
576 412
Lindsay Whalen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
swimmingchic10 added Point guard
8
775 441
Brittney Griner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
9
537 303
Angel McCoughtry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
10
477 384
Seimone Augustus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Shooting guard, Small forward
11
374 291
Tina Charles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Center
12
231 61
Skylar Diggins-Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Justin Hussong added Skylar Diggins-Smith
13
185 40
Nneka Ogwumike is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Justin Hussong added Forward
14
210 334
Tiffany Hayes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
15
147 63
Sylvia Fowles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Justin Hussong added Center
16
97 208
Marissa Coleman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
cornellalexander added
17
49 15
Liz Cambage is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Liz Cambage
18
81 56
Jewell Loyd is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Justin Hussong added Jewell Loyd Point guard, shooting guard
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24 13
Courtney Vandersloot is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Courtney Vandersloot
20
68 66
Kristi Toliver is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Justin Hussong added Kristi Toliver
21
45 62
Glory Johnson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Justin Hussong added Glory Johnson
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47 66
Emma Meesseman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current WNBA Players
Justin Hussong added Emma Meesseman