Firstly, Dimitrescu is a Romanian name for people with Dimitri as their first name, and Lady Dimitrescu Basketball may refer to – Stela Dimitrescu/the Dimitrescu Sisters.
Stela Dimitrescu was one of the best players in the Romanian League from 2000 to 2006. She played for teams such as Voleişti Piatra Neamţ, Avântul Constanța and CSM Bucureşti before leaving for Russia to play for Krasny Krasnoyarsk in February 2010.
Dimitrescu has also played one game for the Turkish Women’s Basketball League team Antalya Telekom Fenerbahçe Şeker Spor on December 9, 2010. She has a sister named Elena.
A Brief Bio
The Dimitrescu sisters, Elena and Stela, are the first women from Romania to play in the WNBA. Elena was drafted by the Seattle Storm in 2018, after playing for her country in the 2016 Olympics.
The two sisters are also known for their doubles success, with Elena winning a gold medal at the 2011 European Championships and Stela winning a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Stela Dimitrescu was born on 13 February 1986 in Bacău.
She is one of the first Romanian women to play professionally in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). Stela competed in college basketball at WFU (Wake Forest University).
However, she left the team prematurely due to her poor academic performance and poor relationship with teammates.
The battles Along The Line
Due to Stela’s poor physical condition and lack of motivation, she dropped out of Wake Forest without playing a single game there. After leaving Wake Forest, Stela worked as a model in New York City for Adidas, where she was spotted by basketball agent Blaine Taylor.
In 2014, she tried out for the Portland Trail Blazers but failed to make the team after being cut during training camp. Later that year she went to Italy to represent Romania at the 2014 FIBA World Championship.
At this event, she scored an impressive 21 points per game and led her team to an 8th-place finish with a win over Brazil in their final game of pool play.
Lady Dimitrescu Basketball As You Know It!
Before now, you may have known Dimitrescu as a Romanian female basketball player. You’re not wrong!
But, there’s another dimitrescu…
Remember the Lady Dimitrescu of Resident Evil? Well, turns out she’s bagged a very tall cosplay. This July 2022, news got out that Former Russian basketball player, Ekaterina Lisina, cosplayed Lady Dimitrescu, giving her some impressive results.
And there’s a fun fact to it…
Remember Ekaterina is a Guinness record holder and a retired Olympic basketball player? And now, because she cosplayed the Resident Evil character, Lady Dimitrescu, the query for Lady Dimitrescu and Ekaterina goes thus; Lady Dimitrescu Basketball!
Not sure which one brought you here but I believe the cosplayed Lady Dimitrescu of Resident Evil is worth a mention.