WNBL full of class

I'VE been part of and/or watched the WNBL for two decades now and I've been blown away this season with the quality and depth the league has on show.

It's a great sign for women's basketball in this country and a great sign for the Opals going forward.

Here's a club-by-club list of players that have really impressed me this season.

Dandenong Rangers - Jenna O'Hea:  I could have easily selected Leilani Mitchell or Alice Kunek  as the Rangers most impressive player, but for me Jenna is still the number one for the Rangers.

She is so consistent, she's a great scorer and she's so tough to guard.

You can see that her experience playing overseas and with the Opals is making her a better player.

Jenna is still Dandenong's big-time player down the stretch.

Melbourne Boomers - Bec Allen: She's one of the most promising players in the league.

She's so athletic and, more importantly, she's so long. Her length is something we don't see very often in this league.

She's still very raw, but she has a great coach in Guy Molloy to learn from. Bec has the potential to play with the Opals.

Townsville Fire - Suzy Batkovic: Suz is getting on a bit these days, but she's still the player everyone has to stop when you play the Fire.

She has so much experience. She makes the big shot when the Fire needs it or she has a knack of getting to the foul line when they're struggling to score. If Suz has a big play-off series then who knows how far the Fire can go.

Adelaide Lightning - Laura Hodges: I had the pleasure of playing at the Olympics and world championships with Laura and to me she is the perfect team-mate.

She is so unselfish, it's never about her putting up big numbers. She plays her role to perfection.

This year she has led Adelaide superbly. She's having a great season.

Sydney Uni Flames - Rohanee Cox: You put someone small on her and she'll post up and score. You put someone big on her and she'll be too quick off the dribble.

She's still one of the toughest match-ups in the competition. Not bad for someone who has come back from having two children.

Canberra Capitals - Abby Bishop: Canberra hasn't won as many games as everyone thought they would, but I couldn't be more impressed by the way Abby has played,

She's come back from overseas and played her best season. She's in great shape and she's posting consistent numbers.

Logan Thunder - Emma Langford: She's giving up height every week, but she's been the Thunder's best player.

Even though she didn't have a great game against us last week, I think she's taken her game to another level this year.

West Coast Waves - Toni Edmondson: The former Spirit guard is having a great season.

She's worked so hard on her game and she's getting the rewards for that hard work.

She's really improved her outside shot and she has a lot of confidence. It's great to see her playing well.

She's a great scorer and she's so tough to guard

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