Diana taurasi dating penny taylor

For the season, the rookie averaged 17.0 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game.

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In 2006, Taurasi averaged a WNBA record 25.3 points, 4.1 assists and 3.6 rebounds per game, including a career-high 47 points in a triple overtime regular season victory against the Houston Comets (a then league record).

During that game she made a WNBA record 8 three-pointers (which has since been tied by Riquna Williams).

UMMC, led by Taurasi's Phoenix teammate Brittney Griner and Minnesota's Maya Moore, won the Euro League Final Four championship this past weekend. Ekat is a great club; they treat their players great.

Taurasi enjoyed watching the title game."I hit Brittney up, was so excited for her," Taurasi said. I was really happy to see it."Because Taurasi has been out of game action for several months, she sees the USA Basketball camp as a good way to get back into game shape."Going up and down [the court] is something I haven't done," she said.

Brittney Griner #42 of the Phoenix Mercury is looked at by Diana Taurasi #3 and Penny Taylor #13 after receiving a cut above her right eye during the first half of game two of the WNBA Finals against the Chicago Sky at US Airways Center on September 9, 2014 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.

Phoenix Mercury star guard Diana Taurasi has married former teammate Penny Taylor, who now works for the team as an executive.

Before that, she'll play in her 14th season in the WNBA, all with the Mercury.

Taurasi played briefly overseas this past winter with UMMC Ekaterinburg in Russia, but she returned to the United States in December.

In addition to the national recognition she received during her time at UConn, Taurasi was held in legendary status by many Connecticut fans.

For example, state senator Thomas Gaffey nominated her to join Prudence Crandall as the state's heroine.

"It feels good to be out here with Sue [Bird], obviously, some of the older players, and see what we have going into the future.

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