Henry is happy in the Heat

Mildura Heat star Calvin Henry has gone from star import to local hero over his time with the Heat. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Mildura Heat star Calvin Henry has gone from star import to local hero over his time with the Heat. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

MILDURA may be nearly 16,000km from his homeland, but there’s no place Mildura Heat superstar ­Calvin Henry would rather be.

From Orlando, Florida (but born in New York), the American first came to Sunraysia in 2013 as a 26-year-old as the Heat’s star import.

Four seasons, two Big V Most Valuable Player awards, a lot of points and a young family later, the soon-to-be permanent Australian resident doesn’t want to be anywhere else.

“This was always the goal,” the 31-year-old said at the Hothouse yesterday. 

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