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Townsville Fire’s rising WNBL star Shyla Heal tipped for ‘enormously bright future’ in international basketball

Shyla Heal’s future in international basketball is as big as her trademark triple and as bright as her beaming smile.

The 19-year-old point guard from the Townsville Fire — and youngest daughter of former NBA player, NBL star and coach, and four-time Olympian Shane Heal — is making waves and winning games in the WNBL.


There is plenty of hype around Heal, who is already a national squad member and tipped to be a first-round selection in next year’s WNBA draft.

And there is extra attention and expectation when you also carry a famous basketball surname.

So, who is Shyla Heal?

“I’m probably one of the hardest workers, I pride myself on outworking my competitors but also being the hardest worker on my team,” Heal told ABC Sport.

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