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Luuuc
Last year

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WNBL Round 9

Fri:
Perth Lynx v Townsville Fire 19:00
UC Capitals v Melbourne Boomers 19:00

Sat:
Adelaide Lightning v Townsville Fire 17:00
Dandenong Rangers v Sydney Uni Flames 18:30

Sun:
Melbourne Boomers v Sydney Uni Flames 14:30
Bendigo Spirit v Dandenong Rangers 15:00

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Luuuc
Last year
09:54 30 Nov 16

Reply #610427

re: WNBL Round 9

Melbourne Boomers have signed their Chante Black replacement.

"Canadian Kalisha Keane will arrive in Australia in time to play for the Boomers this weekend."

http://wnbl.com.au/boomers-secure-canadian-kalisha-keane/


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wayne
Last year
17:09 30 Nov 16

Reply #610488

re: WNBL Round 9

Strange... Bit of a waste I reckon, something off court happen with Chante?


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Anonymous
Last year
17:11 30 Nov 16

Reply #610491

re: WNBL Round 9

never heard of this one they have replaced Chante with, shes only 6ft .so not exactly a big , though probably bigger than the rest of the boomers

seems a bit strange for sure


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Anonymous
Last year
17:17 30 Nov 16

Reply #610493

re: WNBL Round 9

Why don't the boomers play their developing
Players more seeing their season is just about done.


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Anonymous
Last year
17:23 30 Nov 16

Reply #610496

re: WNBL Round 9

you would think if they were going to replace Chante Black they would at least get some height , thats what they lack, she looks to be a similar player to Kelly Bowen.


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Melb Fan
Last year
20:48 30 Nov 16

Reply #610513

re: WNBL Round 9

Scratching my head a bit with that signing, to be honest - she is listed as a forward everywhere that I can find, but at the same time she looks like she has a fairly strong body, so hopefully she can be like Bygate and play as an undersized center. A true center would be nice but I guess at this time of the season you've got to take what's available.

I don't think they could really play their development players to replace Black, most of their development girls are smaller, if I recall correctly. I'd much rather the development girls got to play when the coaches think they're ready to do so as opposed to being thrown in the deep end because there are no other players.

I'm just hoping they can turn their season around, perhaps playoffs may be a stretch this season, but getting some wins would be nice.


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Luuuc
Last year
23:58 30 Nov 16

Reply #610525

re: WNBL Round 9

I wonder the same thing, wayne, because she wasn't playing that badly, and they don't appear to have replaced her with anyone better.
Aside from Adelaide it's a very even comp this season. There's no shame in being 3-7. They came within 3 points of Townsville, Dandenong & Perth - a pretty handy trio of opponents. They're really not that far off the mark IMO, and on paper there's certainly some talent on the roster.

I'm glad they have brought in someone though. Giving up on the season would not have been the right approach IMO.


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Luuuc
Last year
10:33 2 Dec 16

Reply #610786

re: WNBL Round 9

Odds for this round

Canberra Capitals 1.40
Melbourne Boomers 2.75

Perth Lynx 1.36
Townsville Fire 2.87

Adelaide Lightning 6.00
Townsville Fire 1.10

Dandenong Rangers 1.72
Sydney Uni Flames 2.00

Bulleen Boomers 3.50
Sydney Uni Flames 1.25

Bendigo Spirit 1.44
Dandenong Rangers 2.62


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wayne
Last year
00:12 3 Dec 16

Reply #610968

re: WNBL Round 9

Burton with 1pt 1ast 2stls and 4 fouls in 15m...


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Anonymous
Last year
00:15 3 Dec 16

Reply #610969

re: WNBL Round 9

Opals 2020...


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Luuuc
Last year
11:06 3 Dec 16

Reply #610993

re: WNBL Round 9

Some positive WNBL news:

Perth Lynx and Channel Seven announce live TV broadcast

The Perth Lynx are pleased to announce the live, free-to-air television broadcast of our next two home games on Channel Seven.

http://www.perthlynx.com/Media/News/perth-lynx-and-channel-seven-announce-live-tv-broadcast


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Melb Fan
Last year
11:20 3 Dec 16

Reply #610995

re: WNBL Round 9

Fantastic news about the Lynx getting games on 7!! Hopefully it will lead to not only more Perth games being show but games across the league played live on 7 as well. Kudos to the Lynx and channel 7!


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paul
Last year
12:23 3 Dec 16

Reply #611000

re: WNBL Round 9

Is there anything Wildcats can't do (except maintain a healthy PG and C)? Super news, let's hope it goes well.


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Luuuc
Last year
12:35 3 Dec 16

Reply #611002

re: WNBL Round 9

Seriously, the Sami show is the most entertaining basketball being played in Perth right now, so I too hope some people tune in and give it a chance.
It also helps that the first game is vs Dandenong Rangers. Should be a top notch contest.
(The less said about the 2nd contest the better though ...)


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Anonymous
Last year
18:09 3 Dec 16

Reply #611052

re: WNBL Round 9

Hope they keep with the youtube video though, it's been a great outreach for the teams and league.

Clearly the basketball link with Seven West Media helped to get those games on tv


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Anonymous
Last year
15:45 4 Dec 16

Reply #611316

re: WNBL Round 9

Another loss to the boomers


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Anonymous
Last year
15:53 4 Dec 16

Reply #611317

re: WNBL Round 9

Did new import play for Boomers?...what is the problem there,not bashing anyone ,but somethings wrong?


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Luuuc
Last year
16:33 4 Dec 16

Reply #611328

re: WNBL Round 9

Yes, Keane suited up for the Boomers today (didn't play on Friday night)
She has 10 points (5/12) & 4 boards in 25 min off the bench.

The main thing that's wrong is that this is a very strong league this season and the Boomers are just a tad lacking in the roster department in the front court.


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Anonymous
Last year
11:05 5 Dec 16

Reply #611397

re: WNBL Round 9

Surely this league needs to move away from Basketball Australia.


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