Liz Cambage’s basketball career is in limbo after the polarizing Australian star agreed to a “contract divorce” with her WNBA team Los Angeles Sparks. as they fight to secure a playoff spot.
A statement from Managing Partner Eric Holloman
“It is with support that we share Liz Cambage’s decision to terminate her contract with the organization,” Sparks Managing Partner Eric Holloman said in a statement. We want what is best for Liz and we have amicably agreed to part ways. The Sparks are excited about our core group and focused on our run towards a 2022 playoff berth. ,
Mental health issues ahead of Tokyo Olympics
Cambage, who has also played in China. has not yet announced its future plans. It continues a turbulent period for the 30-year-old. After being embroil in controversy, citing mental health concerns ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. After withdrawing from the Australian team, he left to play for Opel.
Cambage publicly announced in May
Cambage was accused by players of telling his Nigerian opponents to “go back to their third world country”.
cambage recently covid-19
Sparks’ interim coach Fred Williams, who coached the Cambays at the Dallas Wings in 2018, said he was surprised by the timing and that personal reasons contributed to his departure. Cambage has also recently won the third match of Kovid-19. In which he had to miss two games.
Williams told reporters, “It’s a Liz situation of her own — I think she thought about some things that are personal and we respect that.” Have to do it and go a long way.
Need to focus on other than basketball
“It was a surprise, I didn’t know what really escalated it – a lot of it could have happened off-court… After chatting with him, I felt it was for him to personally take this step.” It was good.” I think she gave it where she could and a few things were coming to her mind. He needs attention other than basketball and we have to give him that respect.
“Liz had been down this road before.”
Williams said he expects Cambage to continue playing and in the WNBA. “I’m not on his mind right now, but I hope he gets a chance to come back and play,” Williams said. “Only time will tell.”