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Penny Taylor's Bio

About Penny Taylor

Penny Taylor (born May 24, 1981) is a forward for the Phoenix Mercury. She is a native of US.

WNBA CAREER
Three-time WNBA Champion (2007, 2009,
2014)
Two-time Olympic silver medalist for Australia
(2004, 2008)
2006 World Championships MVP for Australia,
gold medalist
Three-time WNBA All-Star (2002, 2007, 2011)
2007 All-WNBA First Team
2011 All-WNBA First Team
No. 1 pick, 2004 Cleveland dispersal draft
(Phoenix)
No. 11 pick, 2001 WNBA Draft (Cleveland)
12-year WNBA veteran, 8-year member of the Mercury…second-longest tenure in franchise history (Taurasi-11)…Did not play in 2008 due to commitment to the Australian National
Team for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games… Missed all of 2012 with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee sustained prior to the start of the season…Missed 2015 season for
rest
Eight 30-point efforts since joining the Mercury, tied for second-most in franchise history (Taurasi-34, Pondexter-8)
Third highest career field goal percentage in franchise history having played a minimum of 100 games (.464 entering 2016)
Franchise leader in career 3-point percentage (.381 entering 2016) and free throw percentage (.866)
Shot better than 40 percent from the 3-point line five times in her career, including three straight seasons (2009-11)…Only Jennifer Azzi owns a longer record in WNBA history (five
straight, 1999-2003)
Fourth on the Mercury franchise rebounding chart (1047)
Has made the second-most 3-pointers in franchise history (276)
Owns10 career double-doubles, including one with points/assists
Made 38 consecutive free throws from July 6-Aug. 17, 2010, which ranks second in franchise history…Owns two of the four longest streaks in franchise history (34, June 9-24, 2007)
Missed the 2015 season for rest

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