The 19-year-old is the leading scorer on her Washington State University team.
"When you have the opportunity to add James Harden, you do everything you can to make that happen."
The former Most Valuable Player will be reunited with Kevin Durant in Brooklyn.
Corey Webster will be sidelined for longer than expected, while Rob Loe has also gone down.
Players won't be allowed to leave their hotels or homes for at least the next two weeks.
The Dallas Mavericks have been ravaged by potential coronavirus cases.
Charlisse Leger-Walker sank a sensational buzzer-beater for Washington State
The Auckland team were due to face Perth Wildcats in Perth on January 17.
The Kiwi centre achieved double-figure scoring, rebounding and assists in the loss against OKC Thunder.
A revised two-round draw sees the NZ franchise start their season on January 17.
The big Kiwi centre grabbed 13 points and 10 rebounds in his 31 minutes on court.
The Kiwi centre returned to OKC with his new pelicans side for the first time since he was traded.
The Spurs assistant coach took over after Gregg Popovich was ejected.
The Breakers start their season against last year's semi-finalists Melbourne United on January 13.
The big Kiwi center had eight rebounds and 11 points in his 23 minutes on court.
New Orleans couldn't overcome the reigning Eastern Conference champions.
Maia Jones's father Phil was a member of the 2002 Tall Blacks world championships squad that came fourth.
The Houston Rockets point guard is still a chance to play in Houston's season opener.
The Kiwi contributed eight points, eight rebounds and three assists in his 31 minutes on court.
Rockets didn't have the league-mandated eight available players due to COVID-19.