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However, she returned to the ‘Phoenix’ for the 2016 WNBA season.
Her international career took off when she joined ‘Dynamo Moscow’ who had been leading the Russian league until the late 90s.
During her times at the college, her team made a record with just 8 losses and overall 139 wins.
She attended Don Antonia Lugo High School and she was a local star as soon as she stepped in.
Diana was the one who received the ‘2000 Cheryl Miller Award’ presented by LA Times to the greatest player in the whole Southern California.
She made her position to the forward line due to the fact that there were shorter players in the starting 5.
In her debut game, Diana led her team to victory by setting 84-76 over the ‘Seattle Storm’.
During 2006, Diana played for the Russian team ‘Spartak Moscow’ alongside Lauren Jackson and Sue Bird.
The team won 4 successive Euroleague Championship from 2007 to 2010.Speaking of her college, she went to University of Connecticut (UConn) and played for the Women’s Basketball Team in 20 season over there.Diana led her team to 3 consecutive NCAA Championship finals; and with that, she received 20 ‘Naismith College Player of the Year’, the 2003 ‘Associated Press Player of the Year’ and 2003 ‘Wade Trophy’.Diana was born on June 11, 1982; in Glendale, California and she was brought up in Chino.Before her professional career headed through; she was an awkward and gangly as a kid until she realized that her length and size gave her a discrete edge on Basketball.But yet; they had to suffer a loss at the tie-breaker with Seattle and Houston, and missing the playoffs.In 2007, they finally made to the playoffs and it was her first WNBA Finals and first WNBA title win.With that, she earned her ‘WNBA Finals MVP’ for the 2, 2015; Diana announced that she would not play the 2015 WNBA season as per the Russian Team, UMMC Ekaterinburg’s request.The Russian team offered her more than WNBA salary to sit out the 2015 season.In 2010, she joined Turkish Champion Fenerhance and helping the team to win the national league.On December 2010, she was suspended from the Turkish team of using some kind of drug named ‘Modafinil’.