See the moment Diana Taurasi broke the WNBA’s all-time scoring record

Even Kobe Bryant stood up to cheer.

Phoenix Mercury veteran Diana Taurasi broke the WNBA’s all-time career scoring record on Sunday with this basket against the Los Angeles Sparks:

She broke the record set by Tina Thompson in 2010. The retired player recorded a message for Taurasi, telling her how proud she was of her and noting that if she had to build a franchise around a player it would be her. “It is my absolute pleasure to pass the torch onto you,” she said.

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Taurasi needed 14 points going into Sunday night’s game to reach the record of 7488 points.

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