Liz Cambage is a professional basketball player for the Las Vegas Aces of the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA). On July 17, 2018, against the New York Liberty, Cambage scored 53 points to set the WNBA single-game scoring record.
Elizabeth Cambage was born in London to a Nigerian father and an Australian mother on August 18, 1991. Cambage’s parents divorced when she was three months old, and she moved to Australia with her mother. When Cambage was 10 years old, the family moved from Eden, New South Wales, to Melbourne and eventually to the Mornington Peninsula.
Cambage has a height of 203 centimetres (6 ft 8 in). She was teased about her size at school. She was 6 feet tall when she was ten years old, and she had grown to 6’5′′ by the time she was fourteen.
She followed up her 53-point performance with 35 points in a 90–81 victory over the Washington Mystics, giving her the best two-game point total in the league. At the end of the season, Cambage led the company in scoring, and the Wings finished seventh with a 15–19 record. 101–83, the Phoenix Mercury defeated the Wings in the first round of elimination play.
Spotrac reports that Cambage signed a one-year, $221,450 contract with the Las Vegas Aces, with $221,450 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $221,450. In 2021, Cambage will receive a base salary of $221,450 and a cap hit of $221,450.