koberulz
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SHOCK UPDATE: Liz Cambage Quits Basketball Team

Sparks Agree to Contract Divorce with Liz Cambage

The Los Angeles Sparks announced today the team has agreed to a contract divorce with center Liz Cambage.

"It is with support that we share Liz Cambage's decision to terminate her contract with the organization," Sparks Managing Partner Eric Holoman said.

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Bigboy  
Last month

Thanks for the update, 10 seconds later.

back to not caring again.

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Manu Fieldel  
Last month

Shocked at this shocking news. Should probably go to Turkmenistan and jump in that big fire pit, back to where she came from

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Crackers65  
Last month

Who cares?

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curtley  
Last month

Unless the Sparks didn't believe the details of the BA review into her 'Nigeria Incident' then why wasn't she stood down then?

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Cram  
Last month

Yeah publicly they backed her at the time of that, but I wouldnt be surprised if behind the scenes some in the team weren't happy.

I really hope she gets the help she clearly needs. Before anyone jumps in, no I'm not using mental health as an excuse I'm saying she deserves to be dumped from the team AND she needs to get her head sorted.

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LV  
Last month

"I'm living my best life. I’m supported, I’m protected on a level that the Opals or the Australian team never gave to me," she told the ABC, adding she has “zero” interest in representing her country in this year’s World Cup, to be held in Sydney.

“My heart lies with those who want to protect me and those who want me to be the best I can be, and I never felt that at the Opals at all. So yeah I’m good.”

I guess the Sparks can be added to the list of people who haven't supported and protected Liz the way she needs to be

Someday she'll find somebody who supports and respects her. Poor thing

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Ben  
Last month

Found this development strange, especially after starting to live her best life and being supported in LA.

Did some digging on various Reddit threads and most locals are saying she gave bugger all effort on court and looked like she simply didn't care, had been going on for a while. One can assume the coach has given her an edict to shape up or ship out as the Sparks are under pressure to perform, and Liz did the Liz thing and choofed off.

Can’t wait to read how Liz plays it off though.

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LV  
Last month

Has Australia produced the most petulant, soft, uncommitted WNBA player AND the most petulant, soft, uncommitted NBA player?

Surely there's many in both leagues who share these traits, but in terms of talented players at All Star level, these two stand out from the crowd I would've thought?

(At least this is true with the NBA- is there anyone else similar to Cambage in WNBA?)

Talk about giving Australia a bad name

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Weedy Slug  
Last month

Don't forget tennis..

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Perthworld  
Last month

Has Australia produced the most petulant, soft, uncommitted WNBA player AND the most petulant, soft, uncommitted NBA player?

Talk about giving Australia a bad name

Maybe it's a Melbourne/Victoria issue since they both grew up there when teenagers. :P

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TR  
Last month

Guess her next stop will be OnlyFans. Income streams are drying up.

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LLKK  
Last month

That era was so preoccupied with winning national medals than putting entitled people in their place, this is the outcome

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Esky68  
Last month

Wow that's crazy news!



Think id rather watch paint dry

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Weedy Slug  
Last month

She has had onlyfans for sometime already

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Shotblocker  
Last month

"Did some digging on various Reddit threads and most locals are saying she gave bugger all effort on court and looked like she simply didn't care, had been going on for a while. One can assume the coach has given her an edict to shape up or ship out as the Sparks are under pressure to perform, and Liz did the Liz thing and choofed off."

But that's how she has always been,since she was a junior, but always pulled the “ race card” when anyone pointed out her lazy bad attitude and weaknesses

Can’t do that now, and after her “I feel so supported at Sparks” unlike how she claimed Australian and the opals didn’t support her, she can no longer pull that card either, so yes agree with Ben, be very entertaining to see who she blames now .

She needs to just give basketball away and keep doing her “only fans” that level of “admiration” is more suited to her personality

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Bol  
Last month

@Ben

Apparently the Sparks organization are a bunch of racists

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Young Gun  
Last month

"Has Australia produced the most petulant, soft, uncommitted WNBA player AND the most petulant, soft, uncommitted NBA player?"

That's probably true... but I think that the fact that the rest of our players are outstanding team mates and hard workers, regardless of their level talent, means that OzHoops isn't defined by these two.

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Bullets  
Last month

What a drug f**ked, primadonna.
Her response will be full of excuses and lack accountability like it always does.
Really hope this is the last time we hear anything about her.

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Dog 55  
Last month

Maybe we could all take a vow that none of us will ever post something about her again? Much better we talk about the players like Patty who rep us with such dignity and passion.

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AngusH  
Last month

"Has Australia produced the most petulant, soft, uncommitted WNBA player AND the most petulant, soft, uncommitted NBA player?"

I actually wonder if at least part of it isn't the fact the fact that they have never fit within the type of cultural identity we expect from our sports stars at least contributes to it. Like, it doesn't make them what they are, but with the continual expectations put upon them to be like the Patty Mills' of Australia (as an example) drives them further down the path they've ended up in than would have been the case in, say, the US.

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Luuuc  
Last month

Maybe we could all take a vow that none of us will ever post something about her again?

The evidence says that people here love talking about her. Look at all the new threads about her in the last couple of years alone.

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Dunkman  
Last month

I'm with Dog55.

Most people post about her because it gives them delight to bag her, not saying she doesn’t deserve it but it’s mundane.

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Old Coach  
Last month

read this thread expecting some great laughs and was not disappointed

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Cram  
Last month

it is definitely disappointing that it is overshadowing LJs return to Opals play

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LLKK  
Last month

Watching the recent video on twitter via news.com.au, noticed she said the last two times she had covid she was on deaths door.
Basically sums up her level of exaggeration etc

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Kanga  
Last month

The only shock about this story is that it has been described as a shock.

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AngusH  
Last month

"Most people post about her because it gives them delight to bag her, not saying she doesn't deserve it but it’s mundane."

Ditto.

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Bol  
Last month

@Kanga

I took it as delightful sarcasm at its best by KR in the title

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Sebastian  
Last month

Just reading the latest updated news release I also am shocked that she just up and walked out of a locker room lol And the Sparks have cited quote "Interim head coach Fred Williams said Cambage struggled with conditioning and facing double and triple-team match-ups, according to the Los Angeles Times." Has anyone ever put Liz and conditioning in the same sentence before lol They also say chemistry issues dating back too late May.

May 1 she was reported saying how loved and supported she was in LA, that didn't take too long to capitulate :)

This is comedy gold!

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ME (he/kangaroo)  
Last month

She's incredibly entitled. I was reading that she apparently wanted to use retired jersey numbers and when she couldn't get any of those she wanted jersey numbers of teammates! It takes someone with a real chip on their shoulder to do that.

As for the Simmons-Cambage comparison, it's legitimate. Look at the sister, Liv Simmons as well. This is what happens when you have rare talents on the Australian landscape, who have been given the privileged position and yet subscribe to all the victimhood mantras. There's nothing more privileged than a privileged person who thinks they're a perpetual victim and Simmons and Cambage definitely share that in common.

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Perthworld  
Last month

be very entertaining to see who she blames now .

Since she can't blame race on this one it will be the patriarchy. Book it.

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S1L3NC3R83  
Last month

Patriarchy and being "fat-shamed" will be the excuse of choice.

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Weedy Slug  
Last month

She grew up without a father.
Kyrigos grew up without a father.
Every person I know that grew up without a father....

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Perthworld  
Last month

and being "fat-shamed"

Ah yep that one too.

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Old Coach  
Last month

Weedy Slug I think you are onto something.....now that I think about others I know.....

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Frog39  
Last month

Growing up without a primary caregiver, or even a caregiver who is there but either abusive, addicted, or emotionally absent often have very negative affects on children. Not just dads. It's probably even worse when growing up without a mother.

If there aren't other healthy people around to fill that void, there are generally a lot of issues. Couple that with being 6ft 9, half black, possibly spoilt by her mother to compensate for the lack of dual parenting - pretty easy to see where the issues begin.

Liz has always had issues and unfortunately it seems she hasn't sought the right help to get past them. She definitely displays some narcissistic behaviour. Same with Nick.

On a side not, as for the patriarchy, not sure she's going to blame that but you're deluded if you think we don't live in a patriarchal society. Please.

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