Top 5 WNBA Players You Should Know About

By Peter C

Here is our list of some of the amazing stars in the WNBA.

1. Kaila Charles

The American is one of the most exceptional basketball players in the WNBA. She started her WNBA three years ago, but before then, she had been a basketball player since her high school days.

She attended Eleanor Roosevelt High School and played for the school basketball team for three years, winning two state championships and a 72 and 5 record. She also played for the University of Maryland and was drafted in 2020 by the Connecticut Sun due to her incredible performances.

2. Gabby Williams

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Born on September 9, 1996, Gabby Williams started playing basketball during her days at Reed High School. She also performed incredibly well during her senior years and won many awards.

In 2018, the 25-year-old was drafted by the Chicago Sky but currently plays for  Los Angeles Sparks.

3. Katie Lou Samuelson

The 24-year-old attended Mater Dei High School and graduated as one of the most promising basketball players in the school’s history.  

Seattle Storm star Katie Lou Samuelson is not the first person to play professional basketball in her family.  Her parents spent so many years in Europe playing basketball. While at the University of Connecticut, Katie won many awards, including the Gatorade National Player of the Year Award.  

4. Betnijah Laney

The American professional basketball player started showing an unusual interest in basketball at a very young age. Perhaps she got this ability from her mother, a retired basketball player.

This helped her become an exceptional player during her days at Smyrna High School and Rutgers University. She was drafted by the Chicago Sky but currently plays for New York Liberty.

5. Jordin Canada

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Jordin Canada attended UCLA and joined the school basketball team, leaving as the player with the most assists in the history of the school as well as winning the Pac 12 Defensive Player of the Year award. The 26-year-old currently plays for the Seattle Storm.