Phoenix Mercury Star Skylar Diggins-Smith Calls Her Coach a Clown Over Diana Taurasi Comment

Skylar Diggins-Smith, Vanessa Nygaard, Ned Dishman/NBAE/Getty, Chris Coduto/Getty

Skylar Diggins-Smith and Phoenix Mercury coach are getting heated over this year's WNBA All-Star selections.

Diggins-Smith 31  earned her sixth all-star selection this year.  In Chicago, he will start the league's All-Star game on July 10.

A'ja Wilson, Candace Parker, and Nneka Ogwumike will also be starting in the 2022 WNBA All-Star Game.

In contrast, Diana Taurasi, a ten-time all-star and Diggins-Smith's teammate, is absent from the list for 2022.

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Nygaard very publicly disagreed with Taurasi's snub, saying in a media appearance that "there will be a game in Chicago,