Latest Diana Taurasi News

Parker and Sky look to close out Mercury

Oct. 16, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Candace Parker isn't anticipating another rout that would complete the perfect ending to her homecoming by bringing the city of Chicago and the Sky their first WNBA title. Parker and the Sky will try to win the best of five series in Chicago on Sunday...

Plum, Aces hold off Mercury in Game 1 of WNBA semifinals

Sep. 29, 2021 01:53 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In any level of basketball, whether he's played or coached, Bill Laimbeer has always thought guards decide playoff games. That's exactly what his guards did Tuesday night. Kelsey Plum scored 20 of her 25 points in the second half,...

Taurasi, Griner lead Mercury past Storm 85-80 in OT

Sep. 26, 2021 19:49 PM EDT

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 23 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and Diana Taurasi scored six points in overtime as the Phoenix Mercury beat the Seattle Storm 85-80 in the second-round, single elimination WNBA playoff game on Sunday. Taurasi, a game-time...

Supreme Court sets arguments in big abortion case

Sep. 20, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will hear arguments Dec. 1 in Mississippi’s bid to have the landmark Roe v. Wade decision guaranteeing a woman’s right to an abortion overturned. The court issued its arguments calendar for late November and early December on...

Teams battle for playoff positioning in WNBA's final week

Sep. 14, 2021 13:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With less than a week left in the regular season of the WNBA, playoff seeding, a postseason berth and draft lottery chances are still undecided. Buoyed by a 12-game winning streak, Connecticut has clinched the top seed throughout the playoffs and leads...

WNBA playoff seeds up for grabs as teams enter home stretch

Sep. 07, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA playoff chase may come down to the final day of the regular season on Sept. 19. Six teams have already clinched postseason spots, although where they will finish in the standings is still up for grabs. Connecticut remains...