Women's Chinese Basketball Association

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Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA)
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2018–19 WCBA season
SportBasketball
Founded2002
Owner(s)Chinese Basketball Association
No. of teams18
CountryChina China
ContinentFIBA Asia (Asia)
Most recent
champion(s)
Beijing Great Wall
(4th title)
Most titlesBayi Kylin (5 titles)
Level on pyramid1st Tier

The Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) is the first-tier professional women's basketball league in China. It was established in 2002 as the women's counterpart to the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).

Current clubs[edit]

There are currently 18 teams in the league. Team names often incorporate the names of their corporate sponsors.

Team City (2018–19) Province Arena (2018–19)
Bayi Kylin Nanchang Jiangxi Nanchang International Sport Center
Beijing Great Wall Beijing Does not appear Shougang Gymnasium
Guangdong Vermilion Birds Dongguan Guangdong Dalang Arena
Hebei Win Power Hengshui Hebei Hengshui Stadium
Heilongjiang Dragons Daqing Heilongjiang Daqing Stadium
Jiangsu Phoenix Liyang Jiangsu Liyang Stadium
Liaoning Flying Eagles Anshan Liaoning Angang Stadium
Shaanxi Red Wolves Weinan Shaanxi Weinan Sports Centre
Shanghai Swordfish Shanghai Does not appear Baoshan Sports Centre / Baosteel Sports Centre
Shanxi Flame Taiyuan Shanxi Shanxi Sports Centre Stadium
Xinjiang Magic Deer Ürümqi / Changji Xinjiang Xinjiang Sports Centre / Changji Stadium

List of WCBA champions[edit]

Shanxi Flame's Maya Moore defending an inbound pass from Shanghai Octopus's Huang Jing during a January 2014 WCBA game in Shanghai.

Players with the most championships[edit]

  1. 7 × champions: Zhang Yu (from 3 teams)
  2. 6 × champions: Yang Banban (from 2 teams)
  3. 5 × champions: Zhang Wei (from 2 teams), Sui Feifei, Chen Nan, Ren Lei, Zhang Xiaoni, Chen Lisha

WNBA All-Stars in WCBA history[edit]

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