Polina Tzekova

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Polina Tzekova
Born (1968-04-30) April 30, 1968 (age 47)
Pleven, Bulgaria
Nationality  Bulgaria
Listed height 1.95 m
WNBA draft 10th overall, 1998
Houston Comets
WNBA career 1999–1999
WNBA teams
Houston Comets (1999)
Non-WNBA teams
Lokomotiv Sofia (1987-1991)
Priolo (1991-1995)
Tarbes Gespe Bigorre (1995-2002)
Tarbes Gespe Bigorre (2003-2005)
Mourenx BC (2005-2008)
Tarbes Gespe Bigorre (2008-2009)
Awards and honors
MVP of the French League (1999, 2000)

Polina Tzekova (Bulgarian Cyrillic: Полина Цекова) (born on 30 April 1968 in Pleven) is an international basketball player from Bulgaria, considered to be among the best female basketballers the country has ever produced.[1] She has represented the Bulgaria women's national basketball team, averaging 18,5 points for the side. In 1999, Tzekova signed with the Houston Comets in the Women's National Basketball Association and was part of the roster that won the title at the end of the 1999 WNBA season.[2]


  1. ^ "Емма - по стъпките на Полина Цекова в баскетбола". tv7.bg. Retrieved 28 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Polina Tzekova Playerfile". WNBA. Retrieved 27 September 2012.