Star Aussie guard Shyla Heal has revealed she received offers to play for overseas clubs during her mysterious two-week WNBL absence, but says she couldn’t pass up the prospect of playing under Townsville coach Shannon Seebohm again.
It comes as four-time champion Kelsey Griffin has suggested the WNBL should consider a trade window following Heal’s contentious late-season team switch.
Heal on Wednesday night stepped out for Townsville for the first time this season after a dramatic 24 hours, which saw her released by the Sydney Flames – amid the club’s covert investigation into her dad Shane Heal – and join the Fire.
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The 21-year-old wore a No. 9 jersey – without her name on the back – and came off the bench against the Perth Lynx, contributing seven points from…