Women's Chinese Basketball Association

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Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA)
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2016–17 WCBA season
Sport Basketball
Founded 2002
Owner(s) Chinese Basketball Association
No. of teams 12
Country China China
Continent FIBA Asia (Asia)
Most recent
champion(s)
Beijing Great Wall
(3rd title)
Most titles Bayi Kylins (5 titles)
Level on pyramid 1st 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).

Shanxi Flame's Maya Moore defending an inbound pass from Shanghai Octopus's Huang Jing during a January 2014 WCBA game in Shanghai. Moore is generally considered the greatest player to play in the WCBA.

Current clubs[edit]

Team names often incorporate the name of a corporate sponsor.[1][2]

Team Home City
Bayi Kylins (八一广博文具麒麟) Yinzhou District, Ningbo, Zhejiang
Beijing Great Wall (北京首钢长城) Beijing
Jiangsu Phoenix (江苏凤凰) Nanjing, Jiangsu
Guangdong Dolphins (广东马可波罗海豚) Dongguan, Guangdong
Daqing Rural Commercial Bank (大庆农商行) Daqing, Heilongjiang
Liaoning Flying Eagles (辽宁忠大铝业飞鹰) Anshan, Liaoning
Henan Yichuan Phoenix (河南伊川农商银行凤凰) Luoyang, Henan
Shenyang Army Golden Lions (沈部丹东裕龙) Dandong, Liaoning
Shandong Sports Lottery (山东体育彩票) Shouguang, Weifang, Shandong
Shanxi Flame (山西烈焰竹叶青) Taiyuan, Shanxi
Shanghai Baoshan Dahua Sharks (上海宝山大华鲨鱼) Shanghai
Xinjiang Tianshan Deers (新疆沃疆天山神鹿) Ürümqi, Xinjiang
Sichuan Whales (四川金强蓝鲸) Wenjiang District, Chengdu, Sichuan

Champions[edit]

Foreign players in league history[edit]

Italic players still play in the league (2016–17).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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