Mercury’s Diana Taurasi has won 3 to open her 17th WNBA season
Diana Taurasi was ranked among the top 10 in the WNBA games played on Friday night in Mercury’s 2021 season debut.
And once again, the 17-year-old veteran played the hero on the longtime team.
In the fourth quarter time went down and by playing against Taurias ’Mercury Lynx, Phoenix committed a critical steal. Taurasi caught a pass on the court and drained the 3-point lead on the clock to freeze time.
Eventually, officials determined that Taurasi’s shot had fallen and that there were 1.1 seconds left. Mercury held on to that last second when the clock bleed out for a 77-75 victory.
Taurasi finished the game with 14 points, eight rebounds and five assists.
He won his game 3 was not the only one to fall on the first night of the season. Elected No. 1 It was played by Sabrina Ionescu 0.4 seconds left for Liberty to beat Fever early in the league season.