WNBA star Liz Cambage withdraws from Australian Olympic team, citing mental health. WNBA star Liz Cambage said Friday that she will pull out of the Tokyo Olympics, citing her withdrawal as the best way to protect her mental health against the isolation of a restrictive “bubble” in the Japanese capital.
Why did Liz Cambage leave?
Cambage pulled out of the Games, citing mental health issues, after reports of an altercation between the WNBA All-Star and members of the Nigerian women’s team turned the Opals’ Tokyo campaign upside down.
What happened to Cambage?
Cambage recently pulled out of the Games here in the Japanese capital, citing mental health concerns. Prior to the withdrawal announcement, reports emerged that Cambage had been involved in a physical and verbal altercation with Nigerian players in a match in the United States.
Who is the tallest WNBA player?
Lindsay Corine Taylor is an American professional retired female basketball player. She is 6ft 8inch tall and considered one of the tallest women ever came into WNBA. Taylor was born on 20 May 1981.
6. Lindsay Corine Taylor – Height: 6’8”
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How much do WNBA players make?
The average salary this season for a WNBA player is $120,648. In 2019, it was $74,349. The top cumulative contracts are four-year deals worth $899,480. Bonner, Delle Donne and Diggins-Smith all have such deals.
What did cambage do in Vegas?
Cambage was involved in a physical and verbal altercation with Nigeria in a closed pre-Olympics scrimmage in Las Vegas on July 13. The next day, she was on the bench for Team WNBA for the All-Star Game but didn’t play.