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Diana Taurasi Injury Update - No Update Yet

The league’s leading scorer and reigning MVP fell hard on her back with about 3 minutes to go in the third quarter of the Mercury’s game against the Washington Mystics.

Watching the replay, it appears Taurasi jumped high to try and block a shot attempt from Monique Currie when she was pushed while in the air by Mystics forward Chasity Melvin. Taurasi fell over Currie and landed hard on her back.

After a timeout, Diana attempted to remain in the game but was clearly in pain and unable to move freely and left for the locker room after just a few moments. She did not return.

We are still waiting official word from the team on her status which we will provide once it is available.