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(born ) is an Australian former professional basketball player.

The daughter of two national basketball team players, Jackson was awarded a scholarship to the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in 1997, when she was 16.

In 2001, Jackson entered the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) draft and was selected by the Seattle Storm, which viewed Jackson as a franchise player.

A 3 time WNBA winner, she was even called "The White Mamba" by "The Black Mamba" himself, Kobe Bryant.

Everyone who follows the WNBA knows about her on court antics and her long list of awards and honors, but her life outside the court is very 'hush-hush.' Professionally her career has been watched, analyzed, praised, criticized, re-watched, re-analyzed and praised some more.

Taurasi has won three WNBA championships (2007, 2009, 2014), 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), and the WNBA Rookie of the Year Award (2004).

She has also been selected to seven WNBA All-Star teams and nine All-WNBA teams.

In 2001, Jackson entered the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) draft and was selected by the Seattle Storm, which viewed Jackson as a franchise player.

A 3 time WNBA winner, she was even called "The White Mamba" by "The Black Mamba" himself, Kobe Bryant.

Everyone who follows the WNBA knows about her on court antics and her long list of awards and honors, but her life outside the court is very 'hush-hush.' Professionally her career has been watched, analyzed, praised, criticized, re-watched, re-analyzed and praised some more.

Taurasi has won three WNBA championships (2007, 2009, 2014), 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), and the WNBA Rookie of the Year Award (2004).

She has also been selected to seven WNBA All-Star teams and nine All-WNBA teams.

People who watch the Women Basketball know about her rise from college basketball in Connecticut to her great devotion and success in the WNBA with the Phoenix Mercury.