Hortencia Marcari

Hortencia Marcari

About Hortencia Marcari

Hortncia Maria de Ftima Marcari (born September 23, 1959 in Potirendaba, So Paulo, Brazil) is a former basketball player who is often considered to be one of the greatest women's basketball players in Brazil, alongside with Paula, and regarded by specialists as one of the world's greatest women's basketball players of all time. Marcari is a member of the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame (inducted in 2002), the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (inducted in 2005), and FIBA Hall of Fame (inducted in 2007). She is known in her country as Hortncia, and her nickname is The Queen.

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