Cambage’s entrance diversion for a Dallas Wings is on Saturday (EST) in Arizona opposite a Phoenix Mercury, a group helmed by Opals manager Sandy Brondello and featuring Australian team-mates Leilani Mitchell and Stephanie Talbot.
Another Aussie good and former Cambage Olympic team-mate, Penny Taylor, who only welcomed a baby child with a Mercury’s American star Diana Taurasi, is Phoenix’s executive of actor growth and performance.
“It’s going to be scary,” Cambage said.
“Sandy knows me improved than any other manager in a league.”
Brondello coached a Opals during final month’s Commonwealth Games where Cambage infamously mislaid her cold with a referees and was ejected in a second entertain of a bullion award game.
Cambage will have her hands full guarding a Mercury’s 206cm high four-time WNBA All-Star and Team USA centre Brittney Griner.
“I only have to play her true up,” Cambage, who stands 207cm tall, said.
Cambage has had a hilly attribute with a WNBA after Oklahoma’s sad Tulsa Shock drafted a afterwards 19-year-old in 2011 with a series dual pick. She reluctantly assimilated a team, skipped a 2012 season, returned to play 20 games in 2013 and has given avoided a WNBA with stints in China and Australia’s WNBL.
The Shock relocated to Dallas final year and one of a team’s tip priorities was to tempt Cambage.
Cambage views Dallas as ideal credentials for Australia’s try to win a bullion award during September’s World Cup in Spain.
“I’m here since we wish to improved my game, generally streamer into universe champs,” Cambage said.
“I wish to go in there as clever as possible.”
Cambage is a paleo diet advocate after initial perplexing it 4 years ago and shedding 25 per cent of her physique fat “straight away”.
Texas is not famous for a healthy food, though Cambage has not been tempted and is adhering to her tide favourite home-cooked roasted brussel sprouts with bacon and balsamic vinegar.
It was a opposite story when she was a teen personification on a Bulleen Boomers in a WNBL.
“We were sponsored by a Pancake Parlour and we was in there after each training event carrying a chocolate thick shake, removing pancakes with ice cream and chocolate sauce, maybe a Cajun duck salad on a side,” she laughed. “We would pound that.
“They were a days when we had that 19-year-old metabolism.”