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Diana Taurasi becomes WNBA’s all-time leading scorer

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Today, Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi became the leading scorer in WNBA history.

Diana Taurasi will go down, as arguably the greatest women’s basketball player to ever live. And fittingly with Kobe Bryant in the stands, Taurasi was able to add another record, a very hallowed one at that, to her impeccable resume’: WNBA’s all-time leading scorer.

Former record holder Tina Thompson had this to say in a statement:

"Congratulations to Diana on becoming the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer. I am excited that it is Diana and it is my absolute pleasure to pass the torch on to her. She and I have shared so many amazing moments throughout our basketball careers, whether it was gold medals, championships or all-star games. Diana is one of the best players to ever play the game and definitely one of my favorites. She has done amazing things and I am so grateful that I’ve been able to share many of those with her. I am really excited for Diana and I think she is going to blow that record out of the water.”