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Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi to play “key role” in Space Jam 2, per report

Posted: 6:06 PM, Jun 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-19 21:07:55-04
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PHOENIX — According to an NBA insider, Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi is among several NBA and WNBA players who will have “key roles” in the upcoming Space Jam 2 movie.

Details on her role, or if any of it was filmed in the Phoenix-area, have not been released.

Taurasi also had a cameo role in the 2006 movie “Believe in Me” where she played a youth basketball coach.

The release date for the movie is expected to be July 16, 2021.