Polina Tzekova

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Polina Tzekova
Personal information
Born (1968-04-30) April 30, 1968 (age 48)
Pleven, Bulgaria
Nationality Bulgarian / French
Listed height 1.95 m
Career information
WNBA draft 1998 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10th overall
Selected by the Houston Comets
Playing career 1987–2009
Position Center
Career history
1987–1991 Lokomotiv Sofia
1991–1995 Priolo
1995–2002 Tarbes Gespe Bigorre
1999 Houston Comets
2003–2005 Tarbes Gespe Bigorre
2005–2008 Mourenx BC
2008–2009 Tarbes Gespe Bigorre
Career highlights and awards
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Polina Tzekova (Bulgarian Cyrillic: Полина Цекова) (born 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.