Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi became the WNBA’s all-time scoring leader during a game against the Los Angeles Sparks on June 18.
Taurasi passed Tina Thompson (7,488) to take over the top spot. While Thompson reached her career scoring total in 496 games, Taurasi needed 377 games to reach the milestone.
This marked the second major record set by Taurasi this season. On June 1, Taurasi passed Katie Smith (906) to become the WNBA’s career leader in three-pointers made
— UNINTERRUPTED (@uninterrupted) June 18, 2017
Congrats @DianaTaurasi !! The GOAT!
— Mia Hamm (@MiaHamm) June 19, 2017
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) June 19, 2017
— Phoenix Mercury (@PhoenixMercury) June 19, 2017
Yep, DT gets buckets. Any way you want em
— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) June 18, 2017