Cameron Brink carried off after knee injury! Is her Olympic dream over?

This injury is a devastating blow not only to Brink but to the Sparks’ playoff hopes.

In a heart-stopping moment Tuesday night, Los Angeles Sparks’ rookie sensation Cameron Brink was dramatically carried off the court after suffering a knee injury against the Connecticut Sun.

Uncertainty looms: Will Cameron Brink bounce back from knee injury?

The drama unfolded midway through the first quarter. Brink, known for her fearless drives to the basket, collided with Sun forward Brionna Jones. She awkwardly planted her leg, immediately clutching her left knee as she crashed to the floor.

The crowd held its breath as Brink struggled to stand, finally rising with the aid of her teammates, only to be carried off by trainers once she reached the bench.

Cameron Brink CARRIED off court with an apparent knee injury

Halftime brought grim news for Sparks fans. The team confirmed that the injury was indeed to her knee and announced she wouldn’t be returning to the game. The extent of her injury remains unknown leaving everyone guessing and hoping for the best.

Brink’s stellar rookie season and spot in Olympic team in jeopardy?

Brink, the No. 2 pick from April’s WNBA draft out of Stanford, has been a beacon of hope for the Sparks this season. Through 14 games, she’s been averaging 8.1 points, 5.7 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 2.4 blocks, and 1.1 steals per game, shooting 39.8% from the floor and 32.3% from beyond the arc. Her stellar performance even earned her a spot on Team USA’s 3×3 basketball team for the upcoming Paris Olympics.

This injury is a devastating blow not only to Brink but to the Sparks’ playoff hopes. Fans and teammates alike are anxiously awaiting further updates, hoping this rising star’s season isn’t cut short.

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