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Diana Taurasi

Basketball

Taurasi
  • 2004
  • 2008
  • 2012
Name: Diana Taurasi
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6-0
Weight: 163
DOB: 6/11/1982
Birthplace: Glendale, Calif.
Hometown: Chino, Calif.
High School: Don Antonio Lugo High School (Chino, Calif.)
College: University of Connecticut 
Team:
 UMMC Ekaterinburg, Russian Premiere League


Olympic Experience:
  • Three-time Olympian (2004, 2008, 2012); Three-time Olympic gold medalist
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, gold 
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, gold 
  • Athens 2004 Olympic Games, gold 
Career Highlights:
  • Three-time WNBA Finals champion (2007, 2009, 2014)
  • Seven-time WNBA All-Star (2005-2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014)
  • Two-Time FIBA Women's World Cup champion (2010 and 2014)
  • Two-Time WNBA Finals MVP (2009 and 2014)
  • WNBA Most Valuable Player (2009)
  • Selected first overall in the WNBA draft to the Phoenix Suns
  • Led UConn to three consecutive NCAA titles (2002-2004)

Fun Facts: Thanks to her Argentinean parents, Taurasi can speak Spanish ... Her father was a professional soccer goalie ... Loves to cook stuffed peppers ... Her sister, Jessika, played basketball at UC Riverside ... Majored in sociology at UConn

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