Amaya Valdemoro

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Birthday
18, 1976
Birthplace
Alcobendas, Spain
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
18, 1976 (age 43)
Birthplace
Alcobendas, Spain

About

Retired small forward who won three straight WNBA Championships between 1998-2000 with the Houston Comets. She was named the 2006 Russian League Player of the Year while winning that year's league title for CSKA Samara.

Before Fame

She made her professional basketball debut at age 16 for Dorna Godella. She was later taken in the 3rd round of the 1998 WNBA Draft by the Houston Comets. 

Trivia

She was a prominent member of Spain's national basketball team at both the 2004 and 2008 Summer Olympics. She later helped lead the national squad to a gold medal finish at the 2013 EuroBasket Women's Championship. 

Family Life

She was born and raised in Alcobendas, Community of Madrid, Spain. 

Associated With

She and Sheryl Swoopes were teammates for the Houston Comets during their three-peat run of 1998-2000.