Diana Taurasi

Connecticut Sun forward Alyssa Thomas sits on the bench alertly, with her hands clasped in front of her.

Two Ups and a Down: Alyssa Thomas MVP edition

By Lucas Seehafer / May 27, 2023

Plus, an icon’s defense and the rise of Jackie Young

Phoenix guard Diana Taurasi (3) in a game against the Mystics at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C., on June 12, 2022.

Diana Taurasi makes history in Mercury victory

By Jesse Morrison / May 26, 2023

Diana Taurasi became the oldest player in WNBA history to score 20 or more points in a game

Sights and sounds from Brittney Griner’s first home game of 2023

By Jesse Morrison / May 23, 2023

‘What we saw today was exactly how I pictured BG home’

New York Liberty big wing Breanna Stewart dribbles downhill while Las Vegas Aces center A'ja Wilson defends her from the side, in a matchup of WNBA preseason favorites.

The Next’s 2023 WNBA preseason awards and predictions

By Em Adler / May 18, 2023

MVP, ROY, and a ton of fun off-the-wall questions asked and answered

Phoenix head coach Vanessa Nygaard holds a clipboard while talking to Mercury players Tina Charles, Diana Taurasi, and Brianna Turner

Institutional Knowledge: Vanessa Nygaard heading into second season looking for normalcy

By Michelle Smith / May 17, 2023

‘It’s like writing. The first draft is always crap. I’m doing a lot of things differently.’

Brittney Griner soars to basket in Phoenix Mercury purple and orange uniform.

2023 WNBA season preview: Phoenix Mercury

By Jesse Morrison / May 15, 2023

Plenty of questions entering 2023, but confidence is as high as ever

Destiny Harden screams while flexing downward in celebration

Mercury rookies focus on learning from veterans

By Jesse Morrison / May 4, 2023

Destiny Harden and Kadi Sissoko aren’t locks to make Mercury but impressing Nygaard so far

Brittney Griner (42) stands next to Phoenix Mercury teammate Diana Taurasi (3).

Brittney Griner’s return brings the good vibes as the Phoenix Mercury open camp

By Jesse Morrison / May 1, 2023

Nygaard felt Griner’s first official day back was ‘phenomenal’

Three photos are arranged in a grid: Maryland's Diamond Miller celebrates on the court at left; South Carolina's Aliyah Boston backs down a defender at top; and Tennessee's Jordan Horston looks up as she dribbles at bottom.

Who typically wins WNBA Rookie of the Year — and what happens next?

By Jenn Hatfield / April 26, 2023

Aliyah Boston is the favorite, but she’ll have challengers

Brittney Griner (42) stands next to Phoenix Mercury teammate Diana Taurasi (3).

Taurasi and Griner return to Phoenix Mercury

By Jesse Morrison / February 20, 2023

What each star resigning at surprisingly different numbers means for Phoenix