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 Euroleague Women All-Time Leaderboard: Points
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EuroLeague Women All-Time Leaders: Points

MUNICH (Germany) - With the pause button having been pushed on the season, we're taking the opportunity to bring you up to date on the modern history EuroLeague Women all-time statistical leaders.

With a sweet combination of performers past and present, there's no better starting place than with the 10 players to have put the most points on the board in the competition since the 1996-97 campaign. 

10. Gordana KOVACEVIC - 2,306 points


Birth Date: May 20, 1974
Nationality: SRB
Height: 1.72m (5ft 8in)

EuroLeague Women Clubs: KK Hemofarm Vrsac (SRB); Gambrinus Brno (CZE); Societa Ginnastica (ITA); SCP Ruzomberok (SVK); MKB EuroLeasing Sopron (HUN); Lotos Gdynia (POL); Beretta Famila Schio (ITA); Ros Casares (ESP)

Games Played: 151
Statistics: 15.3 PTS, 2.3 REB, 2.5 AST , 2 STL

Even if she is arguably the least well-known on this sparkling list of stars among younger supporters, it's true that fans of multiple EuroLeague Women clubs remember her scoring exploits with fond memories in the wake of Kovacevic (nee Bogojevic) having sadly passed away aged just 36-years-old. This was also combined with her leading Yugoslavia and then Serbia and Montenegro on the global stage, including appearances at the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup and at several FIBA Women's EuroBasket competitions. 

9. Zuzana ZIRKOVA - 2,405 points


Birth Date: June 6, 1980
Height: 1.75m (5ft 9in)

EuroLeague Women Clubs: Delta Management Lokomotiva (SVK); SCP Ruzomberok (SVK); Gysev Ringa Sopron (HUN); Gambrinus Brno (CZE); UMMC Ekaterinburg (RUS); Good Angels Kosice (SVK)

Games Played: 227
: 10.6 PTS, 31. REB, 2.4 AST, 1.5 STL

A true legend in her native Slovakia and revered beyond because of her guard skills, Zirkova entertained with her abilities to put the ball in the net in so many different ways. She won three EuroLeague Women titles in her career, completing a double in 1999 and 2000 with SCP Ruzomberok and then completing a hat-trick by getting another winners' medal at Gambrinus Sika Brno in 2006. 

8. Eva VITECKOVA - 2,490 points


Birth Date: January 26, 1982
Height: 1.90m (6ft 3in)

EuroLeague Women Clubs: Gambrinus Brno (CZE); ZVVZ USK Praha (CZE)

Games Played: 251
Statistics: 9.9 PTS, 2.6 REB, 1.0 AST

Known for her exploits at club and international level, Viteckova was a pivotal figure in both. Renowned for her incredible consistency from long-range, she could also score at the bucket too and was crowned a champion in 2006 while at Gambrinus Sika Brno. Viteckova was also known for being a brilliant player with the Czech Republic at the Olympics, FIBA Women's EuroBasket and maybe most memorably, the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup in 2011 when she helped her country reach the Final on home soil.

7. Agnieszka BIBRZYCKA - 2,503 points


Birth Date: October 21, 1982
Height: 1.82m (6ft 0in)

EuroLeague Women Clubs: Lotos Gdynia (POL); Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje (RUS); UMMC Ekaterinburg (RUS); CCC Polkowice (POL); Fenerbahce (TUR)

Games Played: 212
Statistics: 11.8 PPG, 3.1 REB, 1.7 AST, 1.5 STL

Classy and easy on the eye because of her capacity to entertain and play with real style, Bibrzycka competed at the elite level for more than 15 years and for many of the top clubs on the continent. She finished her career with a reputation as one of the best European players of her era, winning the EuroLeague Women title with Sparta&K in 2007, as well as stepped out in the WNBA and playing over 100 times for her country.

6. Maria STEPANOVA - 2,528 points


Birth Date: February 23, 1979
Height: 2.02m (6ft 8in)

EuroLeague Women Clubs: CSKA Moscow (RUS); Gambrinus Brno (CZE); Mizo Pecsi VSK (HUN); VBM-SGAU (RUS); BC Volgaburmash (RUS); UMMC Ekaterinburg (RUS)

Games Played: 226
Statistics: 11.2 PPG, 8.0 REB, 1.0 AST, 1.2 BLK

An absolute legend within the women's global game, Stepanova was synonymous as the most prominent figure for Russia during a golden era that delivered much success internationally. In terms of EuroLeague Women, she was a great leader of the clubs she played for and was a colossus in the paint. Stepanova won the title in 2005 with VBM-SGAU of Samara, then repeated in 2013 with UMMC Ekaterinburg where she finished her amazing career,

5. Delisha MILTON-JONES - 2,699 points


Birth Date: September 11, 1974
Height: 1.91m (6ft 3in)

EuroLeague Women Clubs: Lavezzini Parma (ITA); UMMC Ekaterinburg (RUS); Gambrinus Brno (CZE); Ros Casares (ESP); ZVVZ USK Praha (CZE); Tarsus (TUR)

Games Played: 166
Statistics: 16.3 PPG, 8.0 REB, 1.9 AST, 1.8 STL

A true warrior who was relentless everywhere she went and for every second of every game, Milton-Jones is one of only two non-Europeans in the Top 10 and deserves huge recognition for her accomplishments. The forward was a handful for every defender who ever had to guard her and she rode her way to a couple of titles, scooping her first back in 2003 with UMMC Ekaterinburg and then in 2006 at Gambrinus Sika Brno. 

4. Jurgita STREIMIKYTE - 2,802 points


Birth Date: May 14, 1972
Height: 1.90m (6ft 3in)

EuroLeague Women Clubs: US Valenciennes Olympic (FRA); Societa Ginnastica (ITA); Euroleasing Orsi (HUN); TEO Vilnius (LTU); Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje (RUS)

Games Played: 194
Statistics: 14.4 PPG, 6.9 REB, 2.2 AST, 1.9 STL

Universally accepted as the greatest female player to come out of the basketball obsessed nation of Lithuania, Streimikyte was highly skilled and always someone who inspired those around her whenever she was on the court. Playing with the Indiana Fever in the WNBA and leading her nation to a famous FIBA Women's EuroBasket gold in 1997, she also became a EuroLeague Women champion with Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje in 2009.

3. Sandrine GRUDA - 2,966 points


Birth Date: June 25, 1987 
Height: 1.93m (6ft 3in)

EuroLeague Women Clubs: US Valenciennes Olympic (FRA); UMMC Ekaterinburg (RUS); Fenerbahce (TUR); Famila Schio (ITA)

Games Played: 226
Statistics: 13.1 PPG, 6.2 REB, 1.2 AST

Having just posted one of her best ever campaigns in the tournament, resulting in her being named in the first ever official FIBA All-EuroLeague Women First Team, Gruda continues to excel. This was also shown earlier this year at the FIBA Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Bourges when she was MVP. The French star has been a towering figure for Schio of late and previously shone with several other historic clubs, including UMMC Ekaterinburg, where she finally landed a winners' medal in 2013.

2. Diana TAURASI - 3,200 points


Birth Date: June 11, 1982
Height: 1.82m (6ft 0in)

EuroLeague Women Clubs: WBC Dynamo Moscow (RUS); Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje (RUS); Fenerbahce (TUR); Galatasaray (TUR); UMMC Ekaterinburg (RUS)

Games Played: 178
Statistics: 18 PPG, 4.4 REB, 3.9 AST

Considered by many as the GOAT (Greatest of All-Time) in the women's game, Taurasi could certainly lay claim to being the most dominant player of the modern era in the competition. While she might not quite be top of the scoring charts, nobody hit as many big shots and deal-breakers in crunch time. A leading star in the famous four in a row Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje club, she was one of the few players who represented both Istanbul giants in Fenerbahce and Galatasaray, prior to returning to Russia for more silverware with UMMC Ekaterinburg.

1. Ann WAUTERS - 3,771 points


Birth Date: October 12, 1980
Height: 1.95m (6ft 5in)

EuroLeague Women Clubs: US Valenciennes Olympic (FRA); VBM-SGAU (RUS); BC Volgaburmash / CSKA Moscow (RUS); UMMC Ekaterinburg (RUS); Ros Casares (ESP); Galatasaray (TUR); Castors Braine (BEL); Yakin Dogu Universitesi (TUR)

Games Played: 271
Statistics: 13.9 PPG, 6.9 REB, 1.5 AST

The Belgian legend and veteran has won multiple titles during her illustrious career and is still active, appearing at Final Four two season ago with Yakin Dogu. She firstly became a champion almost two decades ago with French side US Valenciennes Olympic in 2002 and then repeated the feat with VBM-SGAU two years later. After a gap of eight years, she claimed her third winners' medal with Ros Casares in 2012.