Dallas Wings center Liz Cambage has been named Western Conference player of the week for her outstanding performances this past week.
This is Cambage’s fourth Player of the Week honor of her career and second this season.
Cambage led the Wings to a 2-2 mark as Dallas ended the week with a 14-11 record. The 6-8 center from Australia averaged a WNBA-high 34.0 points and a Western Conference-leading 2.25 blocked shots. Among West players, Cambage ranked second in rebounding (10.5 rpg) and field goal percentage (62.2, 46-of-74) and was tied for seventh in assists (4.0 apg).
Cambage opened the week by scoring a WNBA single-game record 53 points to go with 10 rebounds and five blocks as Dallas defeated the visiting Liberty 104-87 on July 17. Two days later, she tallied game highs of 35 points and 17 rebounds and added four assists in a 90-81 home win over the Washington Mystics. Cambage’s two-game total of 88 points also set a WNBA record. On July 20, she finished with 23 points, five rebounds, five assists and three blocks in a 114-99 road loss to the Chicago Sky. Cambage closed the week with 25 points, 10 rebounds and five assists as the Wings fell to the visiting Sun 92-75 on July 22.
The Wings will return to action on July 31, following the all-star break when they host the Chicago Sky at 7 p.m.