Diana Lorena Taurasi born is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury of the Women's National Basketball Association WNBA . Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi married former Mercury player Penny Taylor on day before season opener..Diana Taurasi had a busy weekend. The WNBA and United States national team star married her former Phoenix Mercury teammate Penny Taylor on Saturday, then played in . Taurasi, a veteran star, chose to sit out the coming W.N.B.A. season to honor the wishes of her foreign team, which pays her a lot more than the Phoenix .Penny Taylor girlfriend of WNBA player Diana Taurasi, member of the USA Women's Basketball team, Phoenix Mercury and UCONN..The legend began on in Phoenix. Rookie guard Diana Taurasi suited up for her first WNBA game in front of , fans at what was then called America West .Watch Diana Taurasi's Top WNBA career plays!. Congrats to Dee and Penny! Penny retired as a player but is still working with the team. She was a great player in her day. Dee still is..In , California Storm became the first girls' basketball club in history to be affiliated with a professional athlete. The Storm's most elite travel team . Leilani Mitchell hit two late pointers to help the Phoenix Mercury hold off the Seattle Storm on Sunday night..