Diana Taurasi, Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More

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Bio
Real NameDiana Lorena Taurasi
NicknameDee
ProfessionBasketball Player
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 183 cm
in meters- 1.83 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 0”
Weightin Kilograms- 74 kg
in Pounds- 163 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)36-25-35
Eye ColourLight Brown
Hair ColourLight Brown
Basketball
NBA Debut2004
TrainerGeno Auriemma
PositionGuard
Current Team (2016)UMMC Ekaterinburg
Achievements (main ones)• 2 time WNBA champion
• 9 time WNBA All Star
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 June 1982
Age (as in 2016)35 Years
Birth PlaceGlendale, California, U.S.A.
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalityAmerican
HometownChino, California, U.S.A
SchoolDon Antonio Lugo High School, Chino, California
CollegeUniversity of Connecticut, Connecticut, U.S.A.
Educational QualificationsGraduated in Sociology
FamilyFather- Mario Taurasi
Mother- Liliana Taurasi
Sister- Jessika Taurasi
ReligionChristianity
EthnicityItalian (Father)
Argentinean (Mother)
ControversiesDiana Taurasi was once accused of taking a banned substance, but she denied such allegations and accused the laboratory for framing her. She even went to the extent of undergoing a polygraph test to prove her innocence. An investigation began and after a few months it was concluded that the laboratory report was fake, and Diana was cleared of all the charges. This incident grabbed a lot of media attention.
Favourite Things
Favourite NBA PlayerMagic Johnson
Favourite FoodMilanesa
Favourite TV SeriesThe Simpsons
Favourite FilmDazed and Confused (1993)
Boys, Family & More
Sexual OrientationNot Known
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
HusbandN/A
ChildrenDaughter- N/A
Son- N/A
Money Factor
Salary$52 Thousand
Net Worth (approx.)$500 Thousand

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Diana Taurasi

  • Does Diana Taurasi smoke: No
  • Does Diana Taurasi drink alcohol: Yes
  • Diana was named USA Basketball’s Female Athlete of the Month in July of 2001.
  • She was also named ‘The Most Outstanding Player of the Final Four’ in her last two college seasons.
  • In her 2004 WNBA debut match, Diana banked in a three-quarter court shot at the buzzer to end the first half.
  • Taurasi was named as one of the 15 greatest players in WNBA history during the league’s 15th anniversary celebration in 2011.
  • She is the only player in WNBA history to score 600 or more points in six consecutive seasons from 2006 to 2011.
  • Five career back-to-back 30-point performances, most in WNBA history.
  • Diana is also a three-time Olympic gold medalist, 5 time Euroleague Champion and a 2 time Euroleague player of the year.

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