Laure Savasta

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Laure Savasta
Personal information
Full name Laure Savasta
Born (1974-03-18) March 18, 1974 (age 43)
Marseille, France
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight 134 lb (61 kg)

Laure Savasta (born March 18, 1974 in Marseille) is a French professional basketball player. She plays both point guard and shooting guard. She was, with Isabelle Fijalkowski, amongst the first French players to ever play in the WNBA; indeed, she played for the Sacramento Monarchs and was a member of the French national team for a long time.

She was the captain and one of the key players of Tarbes GB, taking part to the French championship and European competitions. Now retired, she started a career of basketball coach and TV commentator, on Sport+, for women’s basketball games.


Seasons Team Country
1990–1993 INSEP  France
1993–1994 Cavigal Nice  France
1994–1997 Washington Huskies (Seattle, NCAA)  United States
1997 Sacramento Monarchs (WNBA)  United States
1997–1998 ASPTT Aix-en-Provence  France
1998–2000 US Valenciennes  France
2000–2008 Tarbes GB  France


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