WNBA statement regarding Diana Taurasi

NEW YORK – WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert released the following statement on Diana Taurasi becoming the first WNBA player to reach 10,000 career points:

“On behalf of the WNBA and basketball fans worldwide, I want to extend my heartfelt congratulations to Diana on reaching the incredible milestone of 10,000 points as she continues to author new chapters in an illustrious WNBA career.  I have had the pleasure of watching her play first as a fan and now as Commissioner of the WNBA.  Diana’s achievement stands as a testament to her skill, determination and unwavering dedication to the game, which along with her competitive nature, has captivated fans with her incredible scoring ability, clutch performances and unparalleled basketball IQ. We are honored to witness this milestone.”