Zane Tamane

Zane Tamane
No. 14 Nadezhda Orenburg
League Premier League
Personal information
Born (1983-09-24) September 24, 1983
Latvian SSR, USSR
(now Latvia)
Nationality Latvian
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 176 lb (80 kg)
Career information
College Western Illinois (2002–2006)
WNBA draft 2006 / Round: 3 / Pick: 35th overall
Selected by the Detroit Shock
Playing career 1999–present
Career history
1999–2003 RTU/Klondaika Rīga
2006 Washington Mystics
2006–2007 Universitat F.C. Barcelona
2007–2008 Hondarribia Irun
2008–2009 Nadežda Orenburg
2009–2010 ZVVZ USK Blex Praha
2010–2011 MKB Euroleasing Sopron
2011–2012 Fenerbahçe Istanbul
2012 Phoenix Mercury
2012–present Nadežda Orenburg
Stats at
Stats at

Zane Tamane (née Teilāne; born September 24, 1983) is a Latvian women's basketball player currently playing for Nadežda Orenburg and Latvia women's national basketball team.

Tamane, who is 2.00m tall,[1] was the first female basketball player in Latvia to be able to slam dunk in practice.[1] She has played for the Washington Mystics in the WNBA, and was in the 2012 training camp with the Phoenix Mercury,[2][3] but was waived.[4] She has also represented Western Illinois Leathernecks in the NCAA.


  1. 1 2 "Zane Tamane profile at Euroleague Women 2009 page". Retrieved 2008-12-01.
  2. "Mercury Announce Training Camp Invitees". Retrieved May 13, 2012.
  3. "2012 WNBA Transactions". Retrieved May 13, 2012. April 11: The Phoenix Mercury signed Zane Temane and Brittney Thomas
  4. "2012 WNBA Transactions" May 25, 2012, WNBA web site
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