Angela Marino

Angela Marino (born 3 February 1986) is a New Zealand professional women's basketball player currently playing for the Adelaide Lightning in the Women's National Basketball League.[1] She has previously represented the Canberra Capitals, including winning the WNBL championship in 2006, and the Perth Lynx.

Angela Marino
No. 11 – Adelaide Lightning
Personal information
Born (1986-02-03) 3 February 1986 (age 34)
Auckland, New Zealand
NationalityNew Zealander
Listed height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Career information
Playing career2004–present
Career history
Canberra Capitals (2004-2006)
Perth Lynx (2006-2007)
Adelaide Lightning (2007-present)


Marino was born in Waiuku to Italian parents before moving to Australia as an infant. Her father is the current owner of the Adelaide Lightning, the team she is currently playing for.[2] Though born in New Zealand, she has represented South Australia at the under 20s level during the Australian National Junior Championships.[3]

International careerEdit

Marino represented the Tall Ferns at the 2004 Olympics at 18 years of age,[4] and was selected to participate in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.[5]