A four-time WNBA All-Star is hanging up her jersey after reaching a “contract divorce” together with her staff and suggesting the league wants “safer environments” for brand new gamers.
Liz Cambage, an Australian former participant for the Los Angeles Sparks, is stepping away from the league “for the time being” simply three weeks after she and the staff break up methods.
Ms Cambage made the announcement in an Instagram publish.
Though her statements instantly after the break up made it seem to be she was amicably stepping away from the sport, she did counsel she confronted struggles with security and assist as a brand new participant.
“I’m hopeful that the WNBA will do their part in creating safer environments and a stronger support system for their players,” she stated.
She additionally referenced doubtlessly shedding gentle on “past rumours.”
“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.”
Just earlier than the final Olympic video games, Ms Cambage was accused of shouting racial slurs at Nigeria’s nationwide staff throughout a non-public apply. She was reprimanded after a proper investigation into the incident. Ms Cambage denied any wrongdoing and later left the Australian nationwide staff citing psychological well being points.
It is unclear if the “rumours” she plans to deal with are associated to that incident.
She stated she was “sorry to have left abruptly and I wish it would have ended on a different note.”
Last month, Ms Cambage had an “amicable” break up from Los Angeles Sparks. Eric Holoman, the managing companion for the staff, stated the organisation desires “what’s best for Liz and have agreed to part ways amicably.”