Taurasi be­comes WNBA’s top scorer

Toronto Star - - SPORTS/SCOREBOARD -

> LOS AN­GE­LES— Diana Taurasi be­came the WNBA’s ca­reer scor­ing leader, pass­ing Tina Thomp­son’s mark of 7,488 on Sun­day against Los An­ge­les. Taurasi needed14 points com­ing into the game, and broke Thomp­son’s record late in the first half on a layup with the Phoenix Mer­cury trail­ing big. It only took the Mer­cury’s star 13 sea­sons to be­come the league’s top scorer. Thomp­son needed17 sea­sons to achieve her to­tal. Ear­lier in the sea­son, Taurasi set the ca­reer three­p­ointer record, pass­ing Katie Smith.

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