Diana Taurasi, the Phoenix Mercury guard, made history on Thursday when she became the first player to score 10,000 career points in the WNBA

 She reached the milestone with a three-point shot in the third quarter during Mercury’s 91-71 home win against Atlanta Dream

She finished with 42 points to also become the oldest player in WNBA history to produce a 40-point game

Taurasi, a three-time WNBA champion and two-time WNBA finals Most Valuable Player, ended the night with a total of 10,024 career points