Diana taurasi retires early from russian team taurasi is in the usa basketball national team pool for 2017-20 with a training camp coming up in february. According to kate fagan, taurasi's russian team ummc ekaterinburg is paying her more than her wnba salary to take the season off ummc ekaterinburg pays taurasi $15 million, while her 2015 wnba salary would've been. Diana lorena taurasi (born june 11, 1982 in glendale, california) is a professional basketball player who plays for the phoenix mercury in the wnba andummc ekaterinburg of russia. The face of women's basketball, diana taurasi, is sitting out next season to rest up for her russian club team.
“the year-round nature of women’s basketball takes its toll and the financial opportunity with my team in russia would have been irresponsible to turn down,” taurasi said in a letter sent to mercury fans.
A russian basketball team is paying seven-time wnba all-star diana taurasi to not play for the phoenix mercury in 2015 and instead stay overseas to rest in an open letter to mercury fans, taurasi said she had to fulfill a contract she signed with ummc ekaterinburg, but she will return to the mercury in 2016. Mercury's diana taurasi, penny taylor expecting nation and a separate report by a women's basketball diana taurasi retires early from russian team.
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A russian women's team is paying diana taurasi not to play in team in russia and away from the more potentially lucrative ncaa women’s basketball.
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