Basketball star Liz Cambage announces she is stepping away from the WNBA 'to focus on healing and personal growth'

Four-time WNBA All-Star Liz Cambage has announced that she isstepping away from the レイチェルバルコベックは for the time being,” 彼女が同意してから3週間後 “契約離婚” 彼女のチームと, インクルード Los Angeles Sparks.

Playing for the Sparks was a dream come true and I’m honored to have shared the court with such amazing ladies for as long as we did,” Cambage said in an Instagramの投稿.
I’m sorry to have left abruptly and I wish it would have ended on a different note.
    The 30-year-old Australian, who holds the league’s single-game scoring record with 53 ポイント, joined the Sparks in February and has since averaged 13.0 ポイント, 6.4 リバウンドと 1.6 のブロック 25 ゲーム.
      It is with support that we share Liz Cambage’s decision to terminate her contract with the organization,” Sparks Managing Partner Eric Holoman said in a team press release in July. “We want what’s best for Liz and have agreed to part ways amicably.
        Following her departure on July 26, Los Angeles has lost eight of its final nine regular season games and failed to make the playoffs for the second consecutive year.
        Since she was drafted as the No. 2 全体的なピックイン 2011, Cambage has sat out six WNBA seasons.

        I’m hopeful that the WNBA will do their part in creating safer environments and a stronger support system for their players,” Cambage’s post continued.
          While I’ll miss rocking the purple and gold, I’ll be taking this time to focus on my healing and personal growth before providing clarification on past rumors.
          The Sparks signed Cambage as a free agent before allegations that she had directed racial slurs at Nigeria’s national team during a closed-door practice before the Olympics last year became public in May 2022.
            アン 独立したレビュー 十一月に 2021 issued Cambage with a formal reprimand after it found that she had engaged in conduct thatbrought Basketball Australia into censure in relation to one of the incident chargedduring a scrimmage between Nigeria and the Australian Opals in July 2021.
            Charges in relation to the other three alleged incidents were dismissed,” 声明は続く, without elaborating on their nature. Cambage denies the allegations and later withdrew from the Australian Olympic team citing mental health reasons.