Zuzana Žirková

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Zuzana Žirková
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Personal information
Born (1980-06-06) June 6, 1980 (age 36)
Bojnice, Slovakia
Nationality Slovak
Listed height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Career information
WNBA draft 2003 / Round: 2 / Pick: 21st overall
Selected by the Washington Mystics
Playing career 1996–2012
Position Guard
Number 12
Career history
1996–1998 Delta Košice
1998–2000 SCP Ružomberok
2000–2002 GYSEV Ringa Šopron
2002–2010 Gambrinus SIKA Brno
2003 Washington Mystics
2010–2011 Good Angels Košice
2011 UMMC Ekaterinburg
2011–2012 Good Angels Košice
Stats at WNBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Zuzana Žirková (born June 6, 1980)[1] is a professional basketball player[2] who last played for the Good Angels Košice.[3] She was selected 21st overall by the Washington Mystics in the 2003 WNBA Draft.

Biography[edit]

Zuzana Žirková was born on June 6, 1980 in Bojnice, Slovakia. She grown up in Prievidza, where she started to play basketball at local elementary school.

During her career she played for several Euroleague teams including SCP Ružomberok, GYSEV Ringa Šopron, Gambrinus SIKA Brno, UMMC Ekaterinburg and Good Angels Košice. She also played in WNBA for Washington Mystics.

Honours[edit]

National Basketball[edit]

She debuted at FIBA World Championship for Women in 1998 when she was only seventeen years old. In July 2011 she announced her retirement from Slovak National Basketball Team.[4]

WNBA[edit]

In the 2003 WNBA Draft, the Washington Mystics selected point guard Zuzana Žirková with the 2nd pick, from 21st place overall.

Regular season[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympics". sports-reference. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Euroleague Player Profile". fibaeurope. 
  3. ^ "Dobrí anjeli v novej sezóne aj so Žirkovou a Kraayeveldovou". SITA+TASR. Retrieved 3 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Zuzana Žirková retire from national team". SITA. 

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