Los Angeles Sparks rookie Cameron Brink shares heartbreaking message after tearing ACL – NBC Los Angeles

Los Angeles Sparks Rookie Cameron Brink shared a heartbreaking message on social media after suffering an ACL injury that will sideline her for the rest of the WNBA season and the Paris Olympics.

Brink, who was selected to play on the U.S. women’s 3×3 basketball team, He suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament Tuesday night during the team’s loss to Connecticut Sun.

Needless to say, Brink’s heart was broken.

“Never think this will happen to you,” Brink said in her social media post. “And despite all the hard work I put in sometimes. This is hard to understand but I know it will make me stronger.”

Brink, a 6-foot-4 forward from Stanford University who was the second pick in the 2024 WNBA draft — behind Caitlin Clark of the Indiana Fever — tried to remain positive about the unfortunate situation.

She added: “I will not deviate from my path and will continue to love this life. I am not familiar with basketball, but it is something that I love dearly and I will work every day to get back to it.” “It’s not goodbye basketball, it’s just see you later. I’m always so grateful for your thoughts and prayers. 💜💛 #Delay not rejected“.

The 22-year-old Brink averaged 7.5 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.3 blocks in her first season with Los Angeles (4-11). She is tied with A’ja Wilson for second place in the WNBA.

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