Cambage's Opals future likely over

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Australian superstar Liz Cambage whitethorn person played her last crippled for the Opals aft not being included successful the 24-player squad for adjacent year's FIBA Women's World Cup.

Basketball Australia volition officially merchandise the squad tomorrow, wherever it's expected Cambage's sanction won't diagnostic according to The Sydney Morning Herald.

The World Cup volition instrumentality spot successful Sydney betwixt 22 September and 1 October adjacent year.

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Australian superstar Liz Cambage looks to person played her last crippled for the Opals. (Getty)

Cambage's expected omission follows the 30-year-old's exit from the Opals anterior to the Tokyo Olympics. In the lead-up to the Games, the four-time WNBA All-Star withdrew from the Australian squad, for which she flagged intelligence wellness issues, including panic attacks.

In Cambage's absence, the Opals got thumped successful the quarter-finals by Team USA.

Prior to her Tokyo withdrawal, Cambage was progressive successful a heated clash during a warm-up crippled against Nigeria, getting into a carnal altercation and exchanging words with the opposition.

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Basketball Australia volition officially merchandise the squad tomorrow, wherever it's expected Cambage's sanction won't diagnostic according to The Sydney Morning Herald. (Getty)

Cambage past period avoided fines and suspensions but was recovered blameworthy of 1 charge.

"The panel, aft introspection of the grounds earlier it, determined that Elizabeth Cambage did prosecute successful behaviour that brought Basketball Australia into censure successful narration to 1 of the incidents charged," Basketball Australia said successful a statement.

While it remains unclear whether Cambage wants to instrumentality portion successful the upcoming World Cup and its warm-up matches starting successful February, she has fallen retired with respective Opals teammates according to the Sydney Morning Herald's report.

It's besides improbable astatine this signifier that she volition participate the enactment framework for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

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