Liz Cambage could be kicked off Aussie Olympic team after reported ‘physical altercation’ in scrimmage [Video]
The Australian Olympic Committee has confirmed that Liz Cambage’s status for the Tokyo Games is in jeopardy following reports of a physical altercation during a recent scrimmage against Nigeria.
AOC chairman Ian Chesterman told reporters on Friday from Tokyo that Basketball Australia was investigating the alleged incident. He said that he didn’t have any more information about what happened.
Report: Cambage had ‘physical altercation, charged verbal exchange’
ESPN’s Olgun Uluc reported on Thursday that Cambage was involved in a “physical altercation” and a “charged verbal exchange” during a closed-door scrimmage against Nigeria in Las Vegas and that Basketball Australia is debating her status for the Olympics. Both teams are in Nevada this week for Olympic training camps and exhibitions against other national teams preparing for Tokyo. It’s not clear who else was involved in the alleged altercation with Cambage.