Diana Taurasi made history on Thursday night, becoming the first WNBA player to score 10,000 points. The 41-year-old guard hit the milestone with a 3-pointer in the third quarter of the Phoenix Mercury’s 91-71 win over the Atlanta Dream.
Taurasi finished the game with 42 points, her season high. She is now the all-time leading scorer in WNBA history, surpassing Tina Thompson’s previous record of 9,747 points.
Taurasi has been one of the most dominant players in WNBA history since she entered the league in 2004. She has won three WNBA championships, three WNBA MVP awards, and five WNBA Finals MVP awards. She is also a two-time Olympic gold medalist.
Taurasi’s achievement is a testament to her incredible career and her dedication to the game. She is a true legend of the WNBA and her record will likely stand for many years to come.