She was one of the Women's National Basketball Association’s original players assigned to the New York Liberty, in the WNBA’s first player allocations on January 22, 1997. She spent five years of her career with New York. Lobo was traded to the Houston Comets from the New York Liberty in exchange for Houston’s second-round selection (26th overall) in the 2002 WNBA Draft. She played the 2003 WNBA season with the Connecticut Sun. She retired after the 2003 season.