Penny Taylor

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About Penny Taylor

Penny Taylor is a retired Australian professional basketball player who made a significant impact in the sport globally. Known for her versatility, leadership, and scoring ability, Taylor played for several renowned teams throughout her career.

She began her journey in the Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) in Australia, showcasing her talent with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and the Canberra Capitals. Her stellar performances earned her a spot in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA), where she played for the Cleveland Rockers and later made a lasting impact with the Phoenix Mercury and the Seattle Storm.

Taylor's WNBA career highlights include winning three WNBA championships with the Phoenix Mercury (2007, 2009, 2014) and being named to the All-Star team multiple times. Her leadership on and off the court made her a respected figure in women's basketball worldwide.

Internationally, Taylor represented Australia in numerous competitions, including the Olympics and FIBA World Championships. She played a pivotal role in Australia's silver medal finish at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics.

Since retiring from professional play, Penny Taylor has transitioned into coaching and player development roles. She continues to contribute to the growth of basketball in Australia, mentoring young athletes and sharing her wealth of experience in the sport.

Penny Taylor's legacy extends beyond her achievements on the court, embodying dedication, skill, and sportsmanship that have inspired basketball enthusiasts globally.

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