Diana Taurasi, the WNBA star who has been rumored to be lesbian, is still keeping her sexuality a mystery.She has not publicly discussed her sexual preference and has said that it is her private matter and nobody else’s particulars concern. However, in public view, she still maintains a single life. She has said that all of her energy and concentration is dedicated to basketball and she has little time to think of anything else.
Diana has also never been involved with anyone. Sources close to her have said the last time she was actively dating or even had a boyfriend was early on in her college life. This too lasted only a month or two and friends of Dianna have said she ended the short relationship as it proved to be a distraction to her basketball dreams.
Dianna has said that she has no plans of getting married. But, she wants to be a parent after she retires. She has also said she will most likely look toward surrogacy in order to get a child. Dianna is a feminist and she also has said ”a woman does not really need a husband to live with in today’s world. A woman has always been an independent person and we are clearly the only ones who can survive independently”.
Dianna, as a professional basketball player, has been one of the most outstanding in women basketball history. She already has a record three Olympic gold medal. She is looking forward to making it four next year at Rio.
She also has two World Cup Medals in the FIBA Women’s World Cup Tournament. She has won the WNBA MVP once and has a record 9 time All-WNBA first team appearances. Fans have also voted for her to be one of the top fifteen players in WNBA history.
Diana got a lot of buzz too after she kissed Seimone Augustus during a match debate.She came under the radar for being a lesbian for the first time when she kissed her childhood friend and fellow basketball player Seimone Augustus in the middle of a play during a game in 2013.Watch the video below.
Dianna, on an average, has been making a salary of $49,000 per season. She makes much more through her various endorsements and brand marketing she has taken up due to her popularity across the globe.
In 2013, she made $1.5 million playing overseas in Russia and has been offered a huge raise to stay back and play in the Russian league. After her move to Russia, she became the highest paid female basketball player in the world.
Dianna, in her professional career, played eleven seasons for the Phoenix Mercury, winning three WNBA championships. She currently plays for the UMMC Ekaterinburg team in Russia and will be playing for them until the 2017 season, after which she will make a return to Mercury.
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