Bendigo Spirit will re-evaluate the future of import Jamie Scott after receiving news the Team Canada player suffered a metatarsal stress fracture at the 2018 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.
Spirit coach Simon Pritchard said Scott was undergoing the first stage of rehabilitation which would take 14 days followed by a further two weeks of recovery.
“She is currently in the US and for the first part of rehab she will be in a boot,” Pritchard said.
Scott – a 24-year-old point guard was announced as an addition in July this year.
Pritchard said there was "a bit happening" behind the scenes with staff working to resolve any issues.
"We're currently looking for someone to replace her over the next four weeks and then we will make a decision whether she stays," Pritchard said.
"We don't have to honour her contract and we could sign someone new for the season."
Pritchard said they would immediately re-evaluate and a decision would be made within 48 hours.
With the Spirit set to take to the court on Saturday night for their opener against Melbourne, Pritchard described it as "a massive loss" to not have Scott in the main rotation.
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