5 of the Best NBA Female Players Right Now

It’s no secret that the NBA is a man’s league. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t any talented women out re Playing the game. Here are five of the best NBA female players right now.

Candace Parker

Candace Parker is widely considered one of the best players in the world and has won multiple championships and MVP Awards A versatile player, Parker can play both forward and center positions. She is currently a free agent but has spent the majority of her career with the Los Angeles Sparks.

Brittney Griner

Brittney Griner is one of the best female NBA players right now. She is 6’8″ and was the number one pick in the 2013 NBA draft Griner has played for the Phoenix Mercury since she was drafted and has helped lead the team to 3 NBA championships

Maya Moore

Maya Moore is one of the best players in the NBA right now. She has been with the Minnesota Lynx since 2011 and helped lead them to four NBA Championships including back-to-back titles in 2013 and 2014. She was also named the NBA Finals MVP in both of those years. In addition to her success in the WNBA, Moore has also played professionally in Russia and China.

Elena Delle Donne

Elena Delle Donne is an American professional basketball player for the Washington Mystics of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). She is 6 feet, 5 inches tall, and she plays the position of Power Forward and center. Delle Donne was the second overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Chicago Sky

In her rookie season, Delle Donne averaged 18.1 points per game 5.7 rebounds per game and 1.5 blocks per game while shooting 47 percent from the field and 95 percent from the Free Throw Line She was named to the All-Rookie Team and was a finalist for Rookie of the Year. In 2014, Delle Donne was voted by fans as a starter for the All-Star game and she finished second in MVP voting behind Maya Moore.

Delle Donne missed most of the 2015 season due to a Lyme disease diagnosis, but she came back strong in 2016 and won her first WNBA MVP Award She averaged 23.5 points per game 8.4 rebounds per game 2.5 assists per game and 1.9 blocks per game while shooting 51 percent from the field and 91 percent from the free throw line In 2017, Delle Donne helped lead the Mystics to their first ever NBA Finals appearance.

Delle Donne has been named an All-Star six times (2014-2019), she was named MVP in 2015 and 2016, and she won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Skylar Diggins

Skylar Diggins is one of the best female basketball players in the world right now. She was the second overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft by the Tulsa Shock and has been a key player for them ever since. Diggins is a very talented player and has a lot of potential. She is currently averaging 15.8 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 5.7 assists per game

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