BREAKING: Diana Taurasi suspended for technical foul total

The WNBA announced late Thursday afternoon that Diana Taurasi has been suspended for one game without pay for accumulating seven technical fouls this season.

The Mercury guard was whistled for her seventh with 1:41 left in the second quarter of Wednesday’s game against the Washington Mystics.

The suspension rules Taurasi out of July 16’s game against the San Antonio Stars.

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Taurasi leads the Mercury in scoring this season, averaging 19.1 points per game. Her Player Efficiency Rating of 18.5 ranks third on the team, while her 64 made three-pointers puts her second in the WNBA.

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