DeAndre Ayton on Diana Taurasi: ‘She’s the Michael Jordan of the WNBA’

by July 05, 2018
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Suns rookie DeAndre Ayton was “freaking out” when he recently got the chance to meet WNBA legend Diana Taurasi, who has played for the Phoenix Mercury her entire career:

I met her yesterday, by the way. I was freaking out. She just came over to me while I was working out. She said, ‘Hello and great to have you.’ I was like star-struck. I was speechless. She’s the Michael Jordan of the WNBA.

Taurasi, the 2009 MVP, is also a three-time champion and the WNBA’s all-time leading scorer. At 36 years old, she is currently averaging 20.1 points and 5.1 assists per game.

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