athletes Famous Female Basketball Players

Reference
14.2k views 103 items Embed

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
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA

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

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

Also Ranked

#91 on The Celebrities You Most Want To See Play Survivor

#10 on The Best Saturday Night Live Characters of All Time

#28 on Famous Politicians You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#34 on Guests You Hope to See on Late Show with Stephen Colbert

see more on Sarah Palin
Robin Roberts is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Basketball Players
Photo:  Jason Meritt/Getty Images

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

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

Also Ranked

#26 on The Best SportsCenter Anchors of All Time

#9 on The Most Trustworthy Newscasters on TV Today

#45 on Favorite Good Morning America Hosts

see more on Robin Roberts
Maya Moore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Basketball Players
Photo: Freebase/GNU Free Documentation License

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

Age: 27

Birthplace: Jefferson City, Missouri, United States of America

Profession: Basketball player

Also Ranked

#2 on The Top WNBA Players of All Time

see more on Maya Moore
Becky Hammon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Basketball Players
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY-SA

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

Age: 38

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

Profession: Basketball player

Also Ranked

#17 on The Top WNBA Players of All Time

see more on Becky Hammon