Shyla Heal Wiki – Shyla Heal Biography
Shyla Heal is an Australian professional basketball player. During the 2015–16 WNBL season, she spent a period of time as a development player with the newly founded South East Queensland Stars. She started her WNBL career at the age of 14, making her one of the youngest debutants in WNBL history. In 2018, she returned to the league after signing a full-time two-year contract with the Perth Lynx for the 2018–19 season. This signing and her partaking in the league on a professional contract meant that she would no longer be eligible for college basketball. After a season dealing with an injury, she opted out of her second year with the Lynx.
She made her international debut for the Sapphires at the 2017 FIBA Under-17 Oceania Championship in Hagåtña, Guam, where Australia would take home the gold. She was named MVP to the Championship game. In 2017, she also helped lead the Sapphires to gold at the FIBA Under-16 Asian Championship in Bengaluru, India. She would then go on to represent the Sapphires at the Under-17 World Cup in Belarus the following year, where they finished in third place, taking home the bronze medal. She also earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team, awarded to the five strongest players of the tournament, after averaging 16.0 points per game. She then made her debut for the Gems at the 2019 Under-19 World Cup in Bangkok, Thailand, where the Gems took home silver after returning to the final for the first time since 1997.
In 2019, she signed with the Bendigo Spirit for the 2019–20 WNBL season. In her debut season with the Spirit, she was awarded the Most Consistent Player for her showings, averaging 12.1 points and 4.1 rebounds. In 2020, she ventured north and signed with the Townsville Fire for the 2020–21 WNBL season. In the 2021 WNBA draft, she was selected in the first round by the Chicago Sky.
Shyla Heal Age
She was born on September 19, 2001, in Kogarah, Australia.
Shyla Heal Parents
She is the daughter of former Australian Boomer and NBA player, Shane Heal.
Shyla Heal Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) tall.
Shyla Heal Instagram
She is on Instagram as @shylaaheal.