Diana Taurasi becomes first WNBA player to reach 10,000 points

Diana Taurasi cemented her name in history when she passed Tina Thompson to become the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer in 2017.

The UConn legend also leads the league in all-time made field goals and 3-pointers.

“Man, that’s hard to think about, 10,000 points is like really crazy.

Diana Taurasi received a pass and in an instant, the shot was off her fingertips.

Former UConn women’s basketball great Diana Taurasi needed just 18 points Thursday to become the first WNBA player to reach 10,000 career points.

Taurasi was as perfect as could be in the Mercury's 91-71 win over the Atlanta Dream at the Footprint Center in downtown Phoenix, snapping a four-game losing streak.