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

Diana Taurasi of Phoenix Mercury is first WNBA player to reach 8,000 career points
Posted at 6:06 PM, Jun 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-19 21:07:55-04

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.