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Rhys Carter to Wildcats

The Perth Wildcats are close to signing former Adelaide 36ers guard Rhys Carter as a replacement for the retired Brad Robbins.

http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/sport/a/-/basketball/15847378/wildcats-want-carter-to-fill-robbins-role/

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Mystro
Last year
11:30 16 Jan 13

Reply #399135

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

pretty solid replacement and reduces Perth's douche factor significantly.


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Kobe24
Last year
11:41 16 Jan 13

Reply #399141

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Perth just got better.


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X
Last year
11:47 16 Jan 13

Reply #399144

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Such a perfect fit for Perth with his defensive intensity. Where has he been playing so far this season?


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Bizzy
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11:48 16 Jan 13

Reply #399145

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

X - I'm pretty sure Sweden.


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Tiger Watcher
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11:50 16 Jan 13

Reply #399148

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Yep he has been in Sweden...they must have negociated a buyout of his contract or release.

Word around was after the Swedish season he was going to workout with a few Euroleague clubs as he is now a EU passport holder.



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Isaac
Last year
11:51 16 Jan 13

Reply #399149

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Sweep the leg!

Thought Bartlett could play that role well enough (streaky shot, defensive play) but he appears to have declined slightly out of Adelaide. Percentages are down a bit. Wonder how he'd feel with Carter being recruited over him?

Rhys has been in Sweden, though Thailand just recently as he was married there a week or so ago.


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X
Last year
11:52 16 Jan 13

Reply #399151

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Not a fan of Bartlett at PG in that system at all.


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Mystro
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12:04 16 Jan 13

Reply #399155

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Bartlett would prob be a better fit with the Hawks now with what has happened.


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paul
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12:12 16 Jan 13

Reply #399157

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Carter hasnt been recruited over Bartlett, he has been recruited to replace Robbins.


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Mystro
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12:16 16 Jan 13

Reply #399160

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

we are just making the point that Carter will take Robbins minutes, not Bartlett Paul.


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Isaac
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12:19 16 Jan 13

Reply #399163

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

paul, obviously, but it's not like Bartlett couldn't assume that role a bit. Did well enough in Adelaide that I was hoping we'd re-sign him.


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paul
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12:45 16 Jan 13

Reply #399174

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

@Mystro I was responding to @Isaacs comment. BArtlett signed as Lisch's backup and I dont think he was ever under the impression Robbins wouldnt be replaced once he retired.


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Anonymous
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14:12 16 Jan 13

Reply #399191

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Defensive intensity? You sure you are talking about the right guy? Don't just read into the stats:He gambles alot for his steals.......


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paul
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14:30 16 Jan 13

Reply #399194

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

His defensive intensity was very high for the Dragons.


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anon
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14:49 16 Jan 13

Reply #399197

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

should still be in Adelaide.


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Howto
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15:19 16 Jan 13

Reply #399203

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Will fit into the Cats backcourt nicely. I would almost say Robbins with a jump shot. Perth can now go back to their full court press with more intensity with this guy.


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Mystro
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15:22 16 Jan 13

Reply #399204

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

3peat got a little bit tougher I'd say.


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X
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15:35 16 Jan 13

Reply #399208

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

"His defensive intensity was very high for the Dragons."

...and the 36ers! He actually didn't average that many steals (1.4) but is a very solid, pesky defender. Not sure what you've been watching anon.


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Anonymous
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15:37 16 Jan 13

Reply #399209

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

QUOTE Isaac (referring to Bartlett):

"Did well enough in Adelaide that I was hoping we'd re-sign him."

Don't lose sleep over it, I think most would be happy that we lucked on Cadee & Gibbo instead.


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X
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15:50 16 Jan 13

Reply #399212

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Would take Bartlett over Crosswell right now though.


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Anonymous
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16:23 16 Jan 13

Reply #399224

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Nobody in THE NBL would BUY OUT any ones contract you fools. LMAO.

Rhys Carter PROB GOT RELEASED, OR ITS THE off season, OR HIS TEAM DIDNT MAKE THE FINALS, OR something. not buying out his contract LMAO HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA.

Just so happens hes available now.


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Anonymous
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16:33 16 Jan 13

Reply #399229

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

QUOTE X:

"Would take Bartlett over Crosswell right now though."

No argument there, but it's not on, dickhead.


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Anonymous
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16:34 16 Jan 13

Reply #399230

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Great pick up by Perth, good to see him back in the league, would have loved for him to have stayed with the 36ers for the past couple of years, but ahwell.


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Marcus Camby
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16:42 16 Jan 13

Reply #399231

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Bartlett Vs Croswell...

This is a tough one.

Bartlett is very prone to turnovers as he has average handles, but can shoot in streaks.

Crossy is more solid with his handles, can shoot but has lost a lot of confidence.

Which you'd have depends on your need I suppose.


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Isaac
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16:54 16 Jan 13

Reply #399235

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Cats bought out Carter's contract, AFAIK.

DDFan, assuming that's you, please stop posting on Hoops. I asked you in the past but perhaps you've forgotten.


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The Situation
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16:58 16 Jan 13

Reply #399236

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Thats not DDFan, that writing style has got Clint Dogg written all over it.


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DB5
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17:02 16 Jan 13

Reply #399238

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

ha ha I thought DD when I read those posts earlier...


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Isaac
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17:03 16 Jan 13

Reply #399239

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

No, ClintDogg is the other one. I'd say they're both here after having been previously requested not to ever post again.

ClintDogg, please go away. Not interested in having you post here.


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Smith
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17:15 16 Jan 13

Reply #399242

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Would have liked to see him back in Adelaide instead of christopherson but must have not been on the cards at the time.
Was a big time cater fan when he was playing in aus.


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Isaac
Last year
17:17 16 Jan 13

Reply #399245

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Smith, don't think we need another PG though and Carter isn't primarily a scorer. In hindsight, might be safe to wonder if Christopherson is too. Should've just stuck with Massingale, I think.


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X
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17:33 16 Jan 13

Reply #399247

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Lol I was going to ask why I was called a dickhead but if it was DDFan or Clinton Dogg I won't worry.


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Smith
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19:01 16 Jan 13

Reply #399265

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

chrisopherson is a scorer? Please stop trolling :)


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Pure Silk
Last year
10:33 17 Jan 13

Reply #399329

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

I would have like Carter to come back to Adelaide , good role player with a very lush Missus !. Great pick up by Perth and definate upgrade on robbins. Was never a fan a thought he was over rated for those that rated him.


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Anonymous
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10:34 17 Jan 13

Reply #399331

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Hey c'mon scotty c is off the charts in warm ups! Has e had one play run for him to shoot the 3 this season? But I digeess


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DB5
Last year
10:38 17 Jan 13

Reply #399332

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Would have much preferred to keep Massingale, still have no idea the logic of cutting him, then getting an import we hardly use.

2 days straight I am agreeing with an anon!!! But I agree, when will we run some plays for our new import!


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BigAds
Last year
12:54 17 Jan 13

Reply #399350

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

These'play' things that people keep referencing; i.e. plays for Ng, plays for CJ, plays for Schensch, plays for Christopherson......remind me what they are again.

It's been so long since I've seen one executed that I've forgotten what they look like :)


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PlaymakerMo
Last year
19:07 17 Jan 13

Reply #399399

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

@Marcus Camby - "Crossy is more solid with his handles, can shoot but has lost a lot of confidence."

How could he be confident in their shot when:

1. He have Crosswell's cringe-worthy shooting action
2. He doesn't get many wide-open looks
3. Oh, and HE CAN'T SHOOT!

What a joke you are if you think he can hit jumpshots at a decent clip.


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FYI
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19:18 17 Jan 13

Reply #399400

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Crosswell's career 3p% is higher than Carter's


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Anonymous
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09:01 18 Jan 13

Reply #399457

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

Carter already on the plane and on the way to oz


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Anonymous
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14:43 18 Jan 13

Reply #399526

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

And according to Swedish media reports, the contract was indeed bought out, not the off-season, not released and his team are indeed in the finals. So so much for that other anon up there.


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Tiger Watcher
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15:04 18 Jan 13

Reply #399532

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

He was bought out...they weren't going to release the starting PG without getting his contract paid out.


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Anonymous
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16:02 21 Jan 13

Reply #399999

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

News reporting it was a $15,000 transfer fee and have seen other reports that Carter will be rated as 6 points.


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Proud
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03:07 22 Jan 13

Reply #400077

re: Rhys Carter to Wildcats

I'm looking forward to seeing Carter join the Wildcats and hopefully he gels real nicely.

As for Bartlett I like the guy but he is not a Perth Wildcats PG. I'm not sure what the case is whether coach decision or his own but vs. Cairns last Friday he was happy to let Lisch bring up the ball and c'mon when does Bartlett actually pass the ball, I mean really set up the play by looking inside the paint for Knight or Trueman?

Gotta face it Bartlett has a license to shoot and he takes advantage of that, if only he can shoot like against Cairns for remainder of season then Carter in the lineup shouldn't bother him too much and he should see minutes.


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