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Ezi Magbegor



At just 23, Ezi is the now and the future of Australian basketball.

The New Zealand-born athletic forward/centre, who was raised in Melbourne’s west, has blossomed at every level she’s played in around the globe.

Ezi rose to prominence in 2016 when she starred for the Sapphires at the Under-17 World Cup winning a gold medal and earning tournament MVP honours.

In 2019, she became the latest Aussie to join Seattle when the Storm drafted her with pick 12.

She would win a championship in her rookie season in the 2020 bubble and two years later be rewarded for her defensive game with recognition in the WNBA All-Defensive Second Team.

Ezi began her WNBL career with the UC Capitals before shifting to Melbourne where she’d win a title with the Boomers in 2021-22.

As a teenager, Ezi was part of the Opals silver-medal winning campaign at the 2018 World Cup in Spain

She achieved her Olympic goal in Tokyo in 2020 and relished the opportunity to play in front of a home crowd as the Opals achieved a bronze medal at the 2022 World Cup in Sydney.

In 2023, Ezi completed her first professional contract in Europe with Sopron before re-joining Seattle Storm in the WNBA where she’s signed a long-term deal.