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PHOENIX - SEPTEMBER 13: Diana Taurasi #3 of the Phoenix Mercury and teammates salute the fans with the 'X Factor' sign after defeating the Detroit Shock in Game 4 of the WNBA Finals on September 13, 2007 at US Airways Center in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Domenic Centofanti/Getty Images)
Diana Taurasi is healthy again and raring to go. The Phoenix star has missed the Mercury's last 16 games with a hip flexor and ankle injury, but said she is ready for the Olympics, which begin in two weeks. ''I'm feeling really good, I'll be ready to go,'' Taurasi told The Associated Press in a phone interview this week. ''I can't wait to get to D.C. to start playing again.'' The Americans will train together in D.C. for two days before playing Brazil in an exhibition game Monday night. From there they will head to Manchester for a game against Britain before a five-day training session in Istanbul. The 30-year-old Taurasi, who will be playing in her third Olympics didn't have any worries that she'd miss the London Games. ''No, I didn't have any fear, I knew I'd be ready to play,'' Taurasi said. ''Coach (Geno Auriemma) and I have been texting each other a lot, he's excited. Whenever we get together with the national team it's an exciting time. The Olympics is an amazing opportu...
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