Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 7/14/12
PHOENIX -- Together again. The jersey reads USA, not UConn, but Diana Taurasi and Sue Bird cannot wait for their upcoming reunion tour with once and future coach Geno Auriemma, aka the Summer Olympics. "To play for him is a dream come true," said Tarausi, who won three NCAA championships with Auriemma at Connecticut before moving to the WNBA as the first choice of the Phoenix Mercury in 2004. "When I graduated, he probably thought Id never play for him again. Eight years later, its actually kind of nice to get an opportunity to play for him again. After that much time, Sues changed, Ive changed, coach Auriemmas changed. It is nice to be on the same team again." Taurasi and Bird are going for a Olympic three-peat. Both won gold medals in 2004 and 2008, and both were starters when the team went 8-0 in Beijing. Auriemma will make his debut as the Olympic head coach, although he previously served as an assistant. "We obviously played on many teams together and have had success. To ...
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