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Diana Taurasi Tests Positive

Diana Taurasi Tests Positive - The lawyer for WNBA standout Diana Taurasi has told The Associated Press that the former Connecticut star and Southern California native has tested positive for a mild stimulant while playing in a pro basketball league overseas.

Howard Jacobs said Thursday night that Taurasi's A sample came back positive from a lab in Turkey and she was provisionally suspended by the Turkish league. Taurasi has requested that her B sample be tested.

Jacobs said the substance "was not a steroid or recreational drug," however he refused to identify it.

Diana Taurasi Tests Positive

The Phoenix Mercury star served one day in jail and was suspended by the WNBA for two games in 2009 after pleading guilty to a DUI charge.

She has already missed the last three games with Fenerbahce, her team in Turkey.

Diana Taurasi Tests Positive

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