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WHY CAN’T OLD PEOPLE DREAM TOO?
Diana Taurasi inspired a T-shirt by saying this in the documentary “144,” which debuted on ESPN on Thursday and chronicled the 2020 WNBA season in the Bradenton, Fla. bubble. She added, “there’s no age limit to being great,” which also appears on the shirt.
Taurasi is former MVP, three-time champion and 14-time All-WNBA selection. She is often considered the greatest of all-time (GOAT) when it comes to women’s basketball and proved that she still had it at age 38 with 18.7 points and 4.5 assists per game in the bubble. She was named to the All-WNBA Second Team.
After the season, in December of 2020, Taurasi told ESPN that her “sole objective is to be on the court and to be badass” in 2021. She kicked of this season with a 14-point performance that included the game winning 3-pointer for her Phoenix Mercury with 1.1 seconds remaining.
“144” tells the incredible story of the WNBA players’ commitment to social justice while playing their 2020 season united at a single location. The film’s executive producer is Los Angeles Sparks forward/center Chiney Ogwumike.