Briann January to make Phoenix Mercury debut, as WNBA season opens on Friday
Diana Taurasi is quick to answer when asked about playing against Briann January for eight seasons.
"I hated her," Taurasi said.
No wonder. Taurasi is the WNBA career scoring leader. January has been on the WNBA All-Defensive team every year since 2012. What Taurasi wanted, January wanted to take away. Until now.
As first-year Phoenix Mercury teammates and the presumed starting backcourt, Taurasi and January need each other to win at least one more WNBA title late in their careers. For Taurasi, who turns 36 on June 11, it would be a fourth; for January, 31, her second.
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