Train
Years ago

Jawai to play against 36ers

Lachy Reid tweet from last night:

@PerthWildcats big man Nate Jawai back in Perth and believed to have trained "the house down today should play ag @Adelaide36ers #hardball"

Great news for Perth....probably not so great news for 36ers :P

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paul  
Years ago

Great news for everyone else gearing up to watch this game though. Huge test for Matt Hodgson after his big debut last night.

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Another Anon  
Years ago

As reported in The West:
https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/sport/a/29753634/jawai-rejoins-cats-ahead-of-opener/

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Matthew  
Years ago

I dont know, I managed to watch some of the 36'ers game last night. Seemed like a Solid group they are developning there, although there was some issues there in the first and second quarter esp when the Breakers were in a grove coming back that looked like pretty ordinary Ball.

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Curtley  
Years ago

I'm surprised he has 'come home' but his whole family lives on the east coast. He's still 4.5 hours away from everyone.

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Happy Days  
Years ago

Hodgson cant physically contain Jawai.Perth will dump it inside and let him go to work.

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Matthew  
Years ago

Hodgson has some good depth perception and anticipation skills. Dont let him go Adelaide! lock him in!

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Mark-e-Mark  
Years ago

I don't think Jawai will dominate in this one. He didn't dominate in the pre-season. I am not sure why he will necessary dominate in his first proper NBL game back.

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Camel 31  
Years ago

Somebody could get killed if they run into his screen

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Great news for Perth but missing Martin will hurt chances

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Bear  
Years ago

That remains to be seen Happy Days, I am wondering how Jawai will be able to contain Hodgson to be honest...

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Wow no martin still? 36ers should win if they are serious about making noise this season. Its going to be such a tight run to the finals you have to beat the wounded. Glad Jawai is playing should be a very interesting spectacle but dont see him having the motor to stay in the game for long spurts.

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XY  
Years ago

Jawai has undoubted size, but if he had Hodgson's touch around the rim he would still be in the NBA.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

depends how they call the game. Hopefully they don't call it soft and do Nate over. NZ didn't really have any good big guys so will be a good test for the young fella!

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Maxymoo  
Years ago

With J in the team - we be suspect to the slightly fast walking break.

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