‘White Mamba’ Diana Taurasi Talks MJ Following “The Last Dance” Finale

Following the final episode of the 10-part docuseries “The Last Dance,” Diana Taurasi talked Michael Jordan on @SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt (@notthefakeSVP). Taurasi, a disciple of Kobe Bryant — who is a disciple of Jordan — reflects on sharing a similar competitive mindset as Michael Jordan

Why is Taurasi a perfect candidate to speak on the legacy of the NBA’s GOAT?

Taurasi, who has been named “White Mamba” because of her illustrious career of dominance on the women’s pro hoops level, shares some all-time exclusive company with Michael Jordan. Both are generally considered The GOAT of their respective leagues.

Taurasi and MJ are the only two players who share the following accomplishments.

Taurasi is a classic example of how MJ’s influence on basketball culture extends beyond men’s basketball.

JR Gamble joined The Shadow League in 2012. The General Manager of Content & Social Media is in his 25th year of covering sports and culture professionally. He has covered a wide variety of major sports and entertainment topics across different mediums, including radio, newspapers, magazines and national TV. His passion is baseball, the culturing of baseball and preserving and documenting the historically-impactful accomplishments and contributions of African-Americans in baseball.