What it takes to become the greatest scorer in WNBA history

Diana Taurasi became the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer not with a 3, not with any dazzle, but with a simple scoop. It happened on June 17 in Los Angeles, where her Phoenix Mercury played the Sparks at the Staples Center. Taurasi’s family, friends, Kobe Bryant and the world looked on as she dribbled past Nneka...
Via New York Post
4 days ago

WATCH: Interview with Phoenix Mercury’s Diana Taurasi

The UConn legend was back in Connecticut for the first time this season. Former UConn Huskies legend (and maybe the greatest women’s basketball player ever) Diana Taurasi made her 2017 return to Connecticut on Friday night at Mohegan Sun Arena. Unfortunately for Taurasi, the Phoenix Mercury were unable to grab a win against the Connecticut Sun despite her 33 points. In a wide...
Via The UConn Blog
9 days ago

Photo Gallery: Phoenix Mercury @ Connecticut Sun - 8/4/17

Diana Taurasi brought her Phoenix Mercury team to Mohegan Sun on Friday night to take on a hot Connecticut Sun team Here is our photo gallery from the Phoenix Mercury vs Connecticut Sun WNBA game at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, CT on August 4, 2017. Despite 33 points from UConn Huskies legend Diana Taurasi, the Connecticut Sun held on for a 93-92 win over the Phoenix Mercury...
Via The UConn Blog
9 days ago

Phoenix Mercury brought goats to arena to celebrate GOAT Diana Taurasi

Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi deserves every honor she gets. The 12-year veteran broke the WNBA’s career scoring record two weeks ago, putting her square in the conversation for greatest women’s basketball player of all time. The Mercury hosted “Diana Taurasi Night” for Friday’s game against the Minnesota Lynx and made sure everyone knew where they stand on the GOAT argument...
Via The Comeback
July 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 6/21: Summer of NBA trades heats up

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while making sure our agent has all the proper trade clauses (including demands for travel pizza and beer) in our contract. Happy birthday today to Richard Jefferson, Merlakia Jones, Derrick Coleman and Rick Sutcliffe. On...
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June 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 6/20: NBA annual drama season off to fiery start

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we figure out who is answering the phone in Cleveland. Happy birthday today to Darko Milicic, Darren Sproles and Frank Lampard. On this date in 2013, LeBron James was named the NBA Finals MVP for the second year in...
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June 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Diana Taurasi setting the WNBA all-time scoring record is another leap for the league

She scored her first points for the Phoenix Mercury on May 20, 2004, by cutting around defenders in the perimeter for an open three-pointer. Adrian Williams-Strong was sitting in the post against Sacramento Monarchs center Yolanda Griffith when she saw the dynamic rookie guard out of UConn in her purview. A quick flick of the wrist was the start of a career that would shatter records...
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June 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Diana Taurasi becomes WNBA’s all-time leading scorer

Diana Taurasi is a surefire Hall of Famer, and she achieved yet another huge milestone on Sunday, in a big way.Taurasi passed Tina Thompson (7,488 points) on the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer list, and did so in fitting fashion.Here she is doing what she’s always excelled in — driving to the hoop and finishing at the rim. One of the all-time greats.
Via The Sports Daily
June 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Twitter boasts 1.1 million unique viewers watched WNBA live-stream, but what counts as a view?

Earlier this month, Twitter and the WNBA announced a partnership that would live-stream 20 regular season games per season on the social media platform. The agreement is for three years and will also put the WNBA on Twitter’s Amplify program, which distributes 40 weekly highlights packages.The WNBA made its Twitter live-stream debut on Sunday with the game between the Dallas Wings...
Via Awful Announcing
May 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Diana Taurasi will skip WNBA season to rest at request of Russian club

Last season, Diana Taurasi averaged averaged 16.2 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 5.6 assists for the Phoenix Mercury and helped them to the WNBA title. If the team is going to repeat this season, they will have to do so without the services of the seven-time All-Star. At the request of UMMC Ekaterinburg, the team she...Read More
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February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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