Women’s basketball is catching on in Great Britain. Currently, the number of registered female basketball players is more than it has ever been in the history of the game. Of all the female players playing in Great Britain, some stand out due to their amazing performances. Below are some of the top women’s basketball players in Great Britain.
Temi was in the British national team for the 2012 Olympics in London after being fast-tracked into the senior squad from the under-20s. Professionally, she plays for the WNBA in the Minnesota Lynx team. Her prowess in the game came to light when she led her team to win the coveted WNBA Championship in 2017. At 193 cm tall and playing the forward position, she is almost unstoppable at the basketball court.
Dominique started playing basketball for Northumbria University and then moved to Golden Eagles before joining her current team, Manchester Mystics. She was part of the 2012 Summer Olympics British basketball team. What makes her one of the top female players is her consistent performance in all games. Her career highlight is the Most Valuable Player award which she won in the 2006/2007 season. She also helped her team win the bronze medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Kate Oliver plays the forward position for the Leicester Riders. She rejoined the team in 2018 and helped it get to two finals and win the WBBL silverware. In addition to that, she also won last season’s Most Valuable Player award after averaging 10.8 points per game.
Georgia Jones is on the current starting lineup of the women’s national team of Great Britain. She plays the shooting guard position. Professionally, Jones plays for the Manchester Mystics club, which she joined in 2016. She rose to stardom in the basketball world when she helped her team win the WBBL cup.