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Anonymous
Last year

#40121

Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

I noticed he was still on the bench last night although not in uniform. Will he stay on as a training player like Dexter last year and then play if any injuries

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Anonymous
Last year
19:25 22 Oct 16

Reply #603486

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

I hope not


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Dazz
Last year
19:55 22 Oct 16

Reply #603501

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Could be.
It could also be that the Cats promised him X number of weeks, and with Knight back a little early than anticipated they are still fulfilling their mutual obligations.
If they want him around, it to his benefit to keep training with the Cats, in case somebody else needs a short-term fill-in.

Besides, if Matty keeps banging his head (again) he'll be out with another concussion.
It's no wonder he wears his hair in a fro, but he needs a padded helmet.

I actually thought Walker looked ok in his limited minutes for us. Not gonna win a ring, but not bad for a stop-gap local.


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Anonymous
Last year
19:59 22 Oct 16

Reply #603503

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

If he was sitting on the bench and not a player on the team, that's a breach of the rules.


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alexkrad
Last year
21:33 22 Oct 16

Reply #603528

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Í dont think the rules are really important any more any way


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DaHuzyBru
Last year
01:10 23 Oct 16

Reply #603550

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

The Wildcats explain here with this tweet before last night's game https://twitter.com/PerthWildcats/status/789406883299733504. He was a spectator tonight at the Lynx game as well


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Dazz
Last year
01:15 23 Oct 16

Reply #603551

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

So the coaches and physios are all breaking the rules too?
What about me? I sat on a chair in the Perth Arena, and I'm not part of the team.

When I saw him, he was actually down our end.
There;s a bunch of seats where usually the DPs and TPs sit.


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Anonymous
Last year
01:17 23 Oct 16

Reply #603552

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Right on cue. Dazz to the rescue!


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Violet Crumble
Last year
14:19 23 Oct 16

Reply #603591

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

With Knight returning, is there really a need for him? I suppose that depends upon how you feel about Kernich-Drew, who is really the only player on the roster that I could envisage Walker taking the place of (short of an early-retirement for Redhege), and again as mentioned in the Kings 11th man thread, I am unfamiliar with the injury replacement player rule.


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Anonymous
Last year
16:46 23 Oct 16

Reply #603638

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

DKD hit 2 threes today and likely will get better as the season progresses. We ain't cutting him.


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Luuuc
Last year
16:57 23 Oct 16

Reply #603642

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

They play completely different positions anyway.
If we decided that DKD had to be cut then it's not like Lucas would be taking his roster spot.

It's kinda crazy that there isn't a place for him in this league though. What a luxury it was to be able to have him fill in while Matty was out.


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Anonymous
Last year
17:12 23 Oct 16

Reply #603647

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Not sure how serious Kenny's injury was today - maybe Lucas might get another game if Jarrod misses.


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Dazz
Last month
12:12 31 Jan 17

Reply #621793

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

What's peoples' overall impression of him at this point?

He's still with Perth, and some have speculated he could be a "like for like" replacement for Redhage.

I thought he was handy enough in his few minutes for Perth when Knight was injured.
And I suppose if nobody else is available, he'd be ok to have on the bench as your 11th man.
I'm just not sure we need to add another ageing player?
Redhage was valuable in his latter years because of his experience. Not sure Walker brings the same.
And Redhage was probably kept an extra year to reach some milestsones.


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Anonomous
Last month
12:21 31 Jan 17

Reply #621794

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

You would think he'd be on a promise or similar to hang around Perth for most of the season and not play. How old is Walker now?


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Anonymous
Last month
12:21 31 Jan 17

Reply #621795

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Walker turning 33 this year, hardly forward looking.


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Anonomous
Last month
12:22 31 Jan 17

Reply #621797

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Well, maybe he has a good job in Perth and likes to keep fit. Not much value to any NBL team at 34 next season.


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Dazz
Last month
12:43 31 Jan 17

Reply #621801

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

He's JUST turned 32 in December, but yeah, not exactly going to lower the average age.

I imagine he's a TP at the moment, but he's decked out like a coach or DP, and is often with the group after the game.
(Similar to DKD last year.)


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Train
Last month
12:46 31 Jan 17

Reply #621802

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Depends on how the roster stacks up next year. If they have a relatively talented lineup he might be good for the 11th spot.


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Anonymous
Last month
12:59 31 Jan 17

Reply #621803

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Once again Dazzed doesn't know the rules about who is allowed to sit officially on a team bench. Why am I not surprised.


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Anonymous
Last month
13:01 31 Jan 17

Reply #621805

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

"Once again Dazzed doesn't know the rules about who is allowed to sit officially on a team bench. Why am I not surprised."

Why don't you explain what the obscure rule is instead of being a dick about it?


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Anonymous
Last month
13:35 31 Jan 17

Reply #621812

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Dazzed questioned the bench rule by saying "So the coaches and physios are all breaking the rules too?"
No obscure rules what so ever. I guess you don't know who can sit on the bench either.


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Dazz
Last month
13:44 31 Jan 17

Reply #621813

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

So once again, another stupid anonytroll who can't comprehend what the thread is about.

I'll give you a clue:
This one is actually in the title.


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Anonymous
Last month
13:55 31 Jan 17

Reply #621817

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

"I guess you don't know who can sit on the bench either."

No I don't, which is why I asked you to explain it instead of being a dick.


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WTF !!
Last month
21:57 31 Jan 17

Reply #621888

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

DAZZ - "I sat on a chair in the Perth Arena"

Perth Arena management - " Good to know where it got to, can you get it out and bring it back before the next game ?- we are happy to clean it up , and bolt it back in more firmly this time"


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Anonomous
Last month
22:40 31 Jan 17

Reply #621891

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

I wonder if L Walker has an SBL gig lined up? Plenty of money around the northern suburbs it seems.


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Anonymous
Last month
22:41 31 Jan 17

Reply #621892

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Hey Dazz you said "So the coaches and physios are all breaking the rules too?
What about me? I sat on a chair in the Perth Arena, and I'm not part of the team."

Hey I have an idea why don't you start a topic about getting the ref's mic'd.

Any real basketball fan I would have thought should know the bench rules. AS you would expect about interchanges, how many AFL players can suit up, volleyball players and more. Netballers too, hockey they all have simple rules that even Dazzed can understand and the other illiterate sports fans who know not a lot about the game can.


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
00:24 1 Feb 17

Reply #621895

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

So for the third time, why don't you explain the rule instead of being a dick.


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
07:15 1 Feb 17

Reply #621898

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Google is your friend If you have any.


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
08:05 1 Feb 17

Reply #621900

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

So you don't know either, you just wanted to be a dick.


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
09:13 1 Feb 17

Reply #621909

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Lucas will be a Cat next season. He will take Redhages place.


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
09:53 1 Feb 17

Reply #621913

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

If you were that concerned about the rule you could find it yourself. I already know it. Dazzed doesn't nor you.


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
10:01 1 Feb 17

Reply #621914

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Good job Bruce. No wonder you are so despised.


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
10:36 1 Feb 17

Reply #621915

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

he really is an utter knob. must be an absolute delight in person as well, telling you to just go look it up for yourself any time you ask a question.
"how was your day, bruce?"
"oh you don't know how my day was? wow you have nfi. why don't you google it? or just go ask vlahov"


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
10:38 1 Feb 17

Reply #621916

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

shut uP.


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
10:40 1 Feb 17

Reply #621917

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

He is right though. It would be quicker to google the rules than wait to get an answer on a forum. The rules even have an index section so its easy to find!!


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
10:42 1 Feb 17

Reply #621918

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

The point isn't to find out what the rule was. The point was to say anyone that saying "haha you dont know the rules, idiot" and then not explaining it is just being a dick.


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
10:46 1 Feb 17

Reply #621919

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Why does anyone have to explain a rule on a forum? This is the internet, its all there for every person to find. Once you google it you dont need it explained by a dick do you


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
11:19 1 Feb 17

Reply #621923

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

This thread is ACE


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Train
Earlier this month
11:28 1 Feb 17

Reply #621926

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

I don't think he knows the answer either ;)


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
11:46 1 Feb 17

Reply #621931

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Good job doormat


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
11:58 1 Feb 17

Reply #621935

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Maybe look it up yourself 4.2.1


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
17:13 1 Feb 17

Reply #621968

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

that's the one. Lets hope the annoying anonymous' will stfu now.


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
17:14 1 Feb 17

Reply #621970

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Dazzed can read those funny signals the umpires use too.
https://www.fiba.com/downloads/Rules/2014/Official_Basketball_Rules_2014_Y.pdf Page 56 onwards


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
17:28 1 Feb 17

Reply #621972

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

"Lets hope the annoying anonymous' will stfu now."

My irony meter just exploded!


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
17:37 1 Feb 17

Reply #621973

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

A thread that takes the piss out of Bruce is always a good one.


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Dazz
Earlier this month
02:13 4 Feb 17

Reply #622322

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

If the anonytrolls can stop masturbating for one second...

Is it possible Walker is being hired as a coach, or some other form of team official?

Non-playing DPs, and TPs, usually sit in the crowd. And often the TP's aren't in uniform.

Whereas Walker is always with the team.

We can probably discuss future development more in the off-season, but I imagine the Cats will be looking to add quality at the top end. If you've got nobody better, Walker would be fine to replace Redhage as the 11th man, but I'm just not sure they'll have a vacancy at that level. (ie I imagine they'll add somebody better.)


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
10:35 4 Feb 17

Reply #622335

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

How many asst coaches do the Cats have now?


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
11:16 4 Feb 17

Reply #622340

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

3. Great idea having a 4th one Dazzed.


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Dazz
Earlier this month
17:10 4 Feb 17

Reply #622393

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

Is he by any chance a qualified physio or somesuch?

Just wondering what the explanation for his presence is?


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Anonymous
Earlier this month
17:28 4 Feb 17

Reply #622396

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

He's hanging around until next season, when he'll take Redhage's roster spot.


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Zodiac
Earlier this month
17:32 4 Feb 17

Reply #622397

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

I think Walker spent some times with the physio/fitness staff of the Utah Jazz during the offseason so might've been kept on for that reason this season.


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Dazz
Earlier this month
18:07 4 Feb 17

Reply #622415

re: Will Lucas Walker stay with Perth?

He's hanging around until next season, when he'll take Redhage's roster spot.

I don't discount that possibility, although I think its unlikely they would add a 32yr old.

Moreover, the question remains why is he sitting with the team? All the other DPs & TPs sit in the crowd.


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