Top 10 Tallest WNBA Players in History

Top 10 Tallest WNBA Players in History

Top 10 Tallest WNBA Players in History

When it comes to the WNBA, the players who stand tall, both literally and figuratively, have left an indelible mark on the league. Let's take a captivating journey through the hardwood battlegrounds and explore the top 10 tallest WNBA players in history. From towering trailblazers who paved the way in the early days to contemporary shot-blocking sensations, these athletes have redefined the game with their extraordinary height and skill.

1. Margo Dydek - 7’2”

Margo Dydek, a true titan of the hardwood, holds the distinction of being the tallest player in basketball history—male or female. During her time with the Los Angeles Sparks, Dydek left an enduring legacy, setting the WNBA single-season record with a monumental 114 blocks. Her otherworldly height and unique versatility as a towering marksman and visionary passer continue to awe fans to this day.

2. Brittney Griner - 6'9”

Brittney Griner's extraordinary swiftness and agility, coupled with her colossal size, have allowed her to dominate the interior on both ends of the court. With unmatched length and mobility, Griner has redefined the game. Her combination of height, timing, dexterity, and power positions her to achieve all-time great status, setting her on a path to become a transcendent star in the WNBA.

3. Han Xu - 6'11”

Towering over most players on Earth, Han Xu has expanded her game each season, adding tenacious rebounding prowess and adept shot-blocking to her already accurate shooting stroke. Her presence on the court is a testament to her immense skills and impact on the game.

4. Zheng Haixia - 6'9”

Despite a brief stint in the WNBA, Zheng Haixia showcased versatile all-around skills and a feathery shooting touch. Her emergence has paved the way for young stars like Han Xu. Haixia's leadership in the Chinese national team as a trailblazing center has left an indelible mark on the league.

5. Elizabeth Williams - 6'8”

Elizabeth Williams, with her mammoth wingspan and innate shot-blocking ability, has proven to be a formidable force on the court. Her disciplined technique, rooted in film study and pattern recognition, has allowed her to dominate both defensively and offensively, making her a true two-way force destined for stardom.

6. Heidi Gillingham - 6'8”

Heidi Gillingham, standing tall at 6'8”, made her mark on the Seattle Storm with her imposing presence. Her height and skill set made her a formidable opponent, and her impact on the game continues to inspire players and fans alike.

7. Liz Cambage - 6'7”

One of the most contraversial players in WNBA History, Cambage's career in the WNBA was short lived seeing her hanging out with Drake, not wanting to play for the team that drafted her and more leading her to playing overseas in China.

8. Maja Skoric - 6'7”

Maja Skoric, standing at 6'7”, has used her towering height to her advantage, making a significant impact on the game. Her presence in the WNBA has showcased the potential of players with exceptional height to influence the game.

9. Brittney Sykes - 6'7”

Brittney Sykes, at 6'7”, has demonstrated the power of height and athleticism in the WNBA. Her contributions to the game have highlighted the significance of players with exceptional height in shaping the league's history.

10. Teaira McCowan - 6'7”

Teaira McCowan, with her towering stature, has made a significant impact on the game. Her presence in the WNBA has redefined the role of players with exceptional height, showcasing the potential for dominance on the court.

As we celebrate the towering achievements of these phenomenal athletes, it's clear that their impact on the game extends far beyond their exceptional height. Each player has left an enduring mark on the WNBA, reshaping the league's history and inspiring future generations of players to reach new heights—both literally and figuratively.

By showcasing the statistical information and anecdotal evidence of these players' impacts, this article aims to celebrate the unique contributions of the top 10 tallest WNBA players in history, showcasing how their towering presence has reshaped the game and left an indelible mark on the league's history.


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