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Although the Mercury did not qualify for the playoffs, Taurasi was named to the Western Conference All Star team and won the WNBA Rookie of the Year Award.
In 2005, Taurasi averaged 16.0 points, 4.2 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game while battling an ankle injury.
The Mercury finished 18–16, but after losing a tie-breaker with Houston and Seattle, missed the playoffs.
In 2007, Taurasi finally reached the WNBA playoffs.
In the first round, the Mercury eliminated the Seattle Storm two games to none.
Next, they swept the San Antonio Silver Stars in a hard-fought two game series and Taurasi advanced to her first WNBA Finals, against the defending champion Detroit Shock.
She broke Katie Smith's league records for points in a season (741 during the 2006 season).
In 2006, Taurasi averaged a WNBA record 25.3 points, 4.1 assists and 3.6 rebounds per game, including a career-high 47 points in a triple overtime regular season victory against the Houston Comets (a then league record).
For the season, the rookie averaged 17.0 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game.She was drafted by Phoenix first overall in the 2004 WNBA draft.Since the day she was drafted, Taurasi has won three WNBA championships (2007, 2009, 2014), one WNBA Most Valuable Player Award (2009), two WNBA Finals MVP Awards (2009, 2014), four Olympic gold medals, (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016), five scoring titles (2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011), WNBA Rookie of the Year Award (2004), and three FIBA World Cups (2010, 2014, 2018).Leading up to the final championship, her coach, Geno Auriemma, would declare his likelihood of winning with the claim, "We have Diana, and you don't." Taurasi also received many personal accolades at UConn including the 20 Naismith College Player of the Year awards, the 2003 Wade Trophy, and the 2003 Associated Press Player of the Year award.In addition to the national recognition she received during her time at UConn, Taurasi was held in legendary status by many Connecticut fans.
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During that game she made a WNBA record 8 three-pointers (which has since been tied by Riquna Williams).