Diana Taurasi Becomes First WNBA Player to Score 10,000 Points

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Diana Taurasi
Diana Taurasi

Diana Taurasi made history on Thursday night, becoming the first WNBA player to score 10,000 points. Taurasi scored 42 points in the Phoenix Mercury’s win over the Atlanta Dream, giving her 10,024 career points.

Taurasi is a four-time WNBA MVP and three-time WNBA champion. She is widely considered to be one of the greatest basketball players of all time.

“This is an incredible accomplishment,” said Taurasi. “I’m so grateful to have had the opportunity to play this game for so long and to have reached this milestone.”

Diana Taurasi
PHOENIX, AZ – AUGUST 3: Diana Taurasi #3 of the Phoenix Mercury looks on during the game on August 3, 2023, at Footprint Center in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)

Taurasi’s achievement is a testament to her hard work and dedication. She is a role model for young girls everywhere, and her story shows that anything is possible if you set your mind to it.

The Phoenix Mercury honored Taurasi’s achievement by presenting her with a special jersey after the game. Taurasi also received a standing ovation from the crowd.

Taurasi’s record-breaking performance is a reminder of her greatness. She is one of the most dominant players in WNBA history, and she shows no signs of slowing down.

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