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DIANA TAURASI RUMORS

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Diana Taurasi prides herself on being a distributor in the Phoenix Mercury's up-tempo offense, but the former WNBA scoring champion proved in Game 1 just how dangerous she can be when taking advantage of her own opportunities. Phoenix looks to advance to the Western Conference finals by closing out this best-of-three series against the Los Angeles Sparks on the road Sunday night...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Taurasi, Mercury edge Sparks

PHOENIX -- They completed the greatest regular season in WNBA history five days earlier Friday night, they almost landed on the slippery slope of checking in just one measly loss away from playoff elimination. But the Mercury avoided the potentially-cruel slap of best-of-three-series reality because Diana Taurasi seems to live for these moments. With so many teammates clicking this...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mercury edge L.A. in Game 1

PHOENIX -- Diana Taurasi hit four straight free throws in the final 40 seconds, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 75-72 on Friday night in the first round of the WNBA playoffs. Taurasi had a personal playoff-best 34 points and Bonner added 13 for the Mercury, who had the league's best record during the regular season at 29-5. Candace Parker, who led the Sparks...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WNBA Playoff Capsules

PHOENIX (AP) Diana Taurasi hit four straight free throws in the final 40 seconds, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 75-72 on Friday night in the first round of the WNBA playoffs. Taurasi had a personal playoff-best 34 points and DeWanna Bonner added 13 for the Mercury, who had the league's best record during the regular season at 29-5. Candace Parker, who led...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Taurasi lifts Mercury in finals seconds

PHOENIX -- Diana Taurasi hit a 20-footer with 2.9 seconds left and Brittney Griner blocked a last-second layup by Minnesota's Lindsay Whalen to lift the Phoenix Mercury over the Minnesota Lynx 82-80 on Saturday night, snapping the Lynx' 11-game winning streak. The win gave Phoenix a 2-1/2 game lead over the Lynx going into the last week of the regular season. Candice Dupree...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Diana Taurasi signs multi-year extension with Mercury

PHOENIX -- Guard Diana Taurasi on Friday signed a multi-year contract extension with the Phoenix Mercury, it was announced on the team's website. Taurasi, the most decorated player in team history and one of the best players in women's basketball history, is in the 11th year of her storied WNBA career that has been spent entirely with the Mercury. Terms of the deal were not...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Taurasi, Taylor rally Mercury past Fever

INDIANAPOLIS -- The Phoenix Mercury picked up their intensity in the second half and rallied past the Indiana Fever. Diana Taurasi scored 23 points, Penny Taylor added 20 and Candice Dupree had 18 to help Phoenix erase a 13-point deficit in the third quarter to beat Indiana 81-76 Friday night. "Really it was more about effort," Phoenix coach Sandy Brondello said. "...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Diana Taurasi Gets a Technical After Kissing Seimone Augustus

This has got to be a first for the WNBA, no? Diana Taurasi received a technical on Thursday night during the 4th quarter of the Western Conference Finals game between the Phoenix Mercury and the Minnesota Lynx after she kissed Seimone Augustus. You can see from the video that the two ladies got in each other’s faces and Diana took the road less traveled. The result was a whole...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Passion for game still drives Mercury star Taurasi

PHOENIX With the end of her 10th season in sight, the most important variable attributed to the WNBAs brightest star hasnt been diminished. Through the tribulations of an uneven season, passion for the game stills governs her approach. I love coming to the gym, Mercury guard Diana Taurasi said in an interview after Wednesdays practice. Its the only thing I want to do when I get...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Mercury notes: Taurasi's turnovers, Griner's knee

PHOENIX -- Construction of the hypothetical Phoenix Mercury powerhouse was set back Wednesday night by some shoddy labor. The checklist of particulars is presented by superstar guard Diana Taurasi. "Our spacing was terrible, our screening wasnt good and we didnt take care of the ball," Taurasi said a few minutes after an 80-69 loss to the Minnesota Lynx that marked the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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