Mercury Announce Diana Taurasi Will Return On Multi-Year Contract

Taurasi is entering her 16th WNBA season

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She’s back.

The Mercury on Monday announced Diana Taurasi has re-signed with Phoenix.

And it reportedly comes with a hefty contract.

The veteran guard’s deal will be for two years, per Winsidr’s Rachel Galligan. Taurasi will earn $221,450 and $228,094, respectively.

Taurasi is entering her 17th season with the team. She has scored 8,9310 career points, which are the most in WNBA history.

Back in mid-December, the 38-year-old Taurasi expressed how she did not plan to retire. She’s earned nine All-Star nods, three WNBA titles and 10 All-WNBA First Team awards in her time with the Mercury.

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