Diana Taurasi Becomes WNBA's All-Time Leading Scorer

Diana Taurasi became the leading scorer in WNBA history on Sunday.

Her Phoenix Mercury team fell to the host Los Angeles Sparks 90–59, but the blowout defeat became a mere side note to the history made by the former UConn star.

Taurasi scored on a layup with 45 seconds left in the first half to surpass Tina Thompson’s record of 7,488 points, ESPN reported.

Officials stopped the game and the crowd, including Taurasi’s parents and former Lakers star Kobe Bryant, applauded her...


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