Dee has shown great talent since she has been to a basketball court. During her four-year college period in the University of Connecticut, she helped the Connecticut Huskies to a 139-8 overall record and a 22-1 mark in NCAA tournaments.
Huskies won three titles, along with four Big East Conference regular season and other two Big East Tournament crowns as well.
“It’ll be a little strange. But it’ll be fun.” – Diana Taurasi
Dee has been a great player till now. She frequently reminds everyone why she’s one of the biggest scorers in WNBA history with her performance. Dee became Uconn’s first two-time national player of the year in 2004.
Diana Taurasi is an American professional basketball player. She plays for Phoenix Mercury in the WNBA and UMMC Ekaterinburg of Russia. She was also the 2004 WNBA Rookie of the Year. She has been voted one of the top 15 all-time players in WNBA history by fans.
She has long legs and her height is 6 feet tall. She is mostly known by her nickname “Dee.” Now, let’s know her in detail!
Dee always wears No. Three jersey and has dips saltine crackers with hot tea for breakfast, which is a typically Argentinean thing. In 2006, Dee launched her official website, www.dianataurasi.com. In 2008, her Mercury jersey was the sixth-best seller in the WNBA.
She is a Three-time Kodak All-America selected player and two-time Associated Press first team All-America choice. She is the first player in UConn history to reach 2000 points, 600 assists, and 600 rebounds in one career.
She was an outstanding player in the 2004 and 2008 U.S. Olympic Basketball Team, which bagged the gold medal at the Athens and Beijing Olympics respectively. About her rankings in her career, she is 5th all-time on UConn’s scoring list with 2,156 career points and 7th for the highest career scoring average with a 15.0 per game clip.
For 2003 and 2004, she was the fifth two-time winner of the Naismith Player of the Year award and bagged a pair of Honda awards as well. She was also the Big East Player of the Year, All-Final Four, NCAA Regional MOP and four-time NCAA All-Regional during her college career in 2003 and 2004.
She was also the only student-athlete selected to be in Big East Silver Anniversary Team squad. Dee has an excellent athletic chemistry with Penny Taylor, which makes them a great pair in a basketball court.
— Diana Taurasi (@DianaTaurasi) May 17, 2016
Dee is not married yet, and her future husband is yet to be found. During one of her conversation with fans, she stated that she is limited to herself, and she’s single and ready to mingle. Dee has no affair to be reported till date.
This famous athlete was born in Glendale, California on June 11, 1982. She was born into an Argentinean family to Mario and Liliana. Mario, her father, was once a pro soccer goalie. Her parents had immigrated to the United States before Diana was born.
During her schooling at Don Lugo High School in Chino, CA, she scored 3,047 career points. She received the 2000 Cheryl Miller Award, which was presented by the LA Times to the best player in Southern California.
Dee’s favorite movie is “Above the Rim” and “Duck Tales” is her favorite childhood cartoon. One of Dee’s wishes is to play one-on-one against Magic Johnson.
Dee has a net worth of $500 thousand dollars. She has an annual salary of $100 thousand dollars. We can call it a success! Despite such success, she is not dating anyone!
When she was asked about her crush on a celebrity site, she answered: “Yes, WNBA President Donna Orender.” Once during a match, she has kissed Seimone Augustus!
Dee is one of the most famous athlete celebrities. Everything about her can be found on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social networking sites as well.
Let’s go @MattScott_Fly and all of @TeamUSA at the Rio @Paralympics!
— Diana Taurasi (@DianaTaurasi) August 31, 2016
Dee’s biography is all over the internet, and every detail about her can be found in wiki sites like Wikipedia.