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Tom
Two months ago

#40708

Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

This is a clash of the pretenders.
Both teams have shown they could be finalists in waiting. But nothing is for certain.
Perth have always given us fits with their aggressive defence and our ball handling woes.
But Perth have always struggled to shake us and when it has come down to close games we have usually had the edge.
Perth are better placed now with the addition of Cotton offensively. He gives them a ball handling "go to guy" down the stretch.
Dillard is the Breaker response and he seems to be well equipped to do the same job and he is probably more valuable to the Breakers.
Penney and Akiil Mitchell have really benefitted from Dillard being aboard.If Carter will settle for throwing up 7 or 8 threes and the odd drive to the hoop, that could be all that's required to get us over the line.
Pledge will put pressure on Knight and MacKay.
Loe will get half a dozen open looks.
Promises to be a titanic struggle.Perth D vs Breakers O.
Breakers at home to hang on by 6.

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CT
Two months ago
08:30 22 Jan 17

Reply #620226

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Dillard, travel and home court advantage will get the breakers over the line for this. Breakers by 10.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
08:44 22 Jan 17

Reply #620228

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Dillard is more in the groove then the entire perth roster st this point. Hard to see perth leaving with the dub


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Anonymous
Two months ago
08:45 22 Jan 17

Reply #620229

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Dillard v Cotton will decide this out come, NZ for mine.


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Mystro
Two months ago
12:37 22 Jan 17

Reply #620266

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Abercrombie is expected to play some minutes today, NZ to get over the line in a tight one for me.


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Btown
Two months ago
16:23 22 Jan 17

Reply #620312

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Will be a contest if cats can shoot 30+ % from 3 which has been rare recently. Also if gleeson will keep the right players on, Brandt in a hot streak shouldn't be benched.

Even then if NZ is hot I can't see cats getting close, not enough scoring power.


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Mike
Two months ago
16:54 22 Jan 17

Reply #620324

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Bloody hell camera man why didn't you follow the ball :@


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Mike
Two months ago
16:54 22 Jan 17

Reply #620325

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Bloody hell camera man why didn't you follow the ball :@


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Anonymous
Two months ago
16:55 22 Jan 17

Reply #620326

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Typical they miss a blatant shot violation from nz and it gets them a three...


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Anonymous
Two months ago
16:58 22 Jan 17

Reply #620327

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Prather is overrated. He cant pass to save his life. Cant put the ball on the floor.


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Luuuc
Two months ago
16:59 22 Jan 17

Reply #620328

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Dillard showtime


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Luuuc
Two months ago
17:00 22 Jan 17

Reply #620329

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

That was a bad pass by Prather, but also a bad assessment by you IMO.
I'm guessing he hasn't been healthy for quite a few weeks because he is noticeably less explosive than usual atm.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:01 22 Jan 17

Reply #620330

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

See


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Btown
Two months ago
17:01 22 Jan 17

Reply #620331

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

NZ could wel be on the way to another GF series, team is very balanced and work well together.


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Luuuc
Two months ago
17:03 22 Jan 17

Reply #620333

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Perth could well be on the way to another sub-70 total score


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Ricky
Two months ago
17:04 22 Jan 17

Reply #620334

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Whats up with Prather today.. too many 3 point fakes.. just take it.


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Ricky
Two months ago
17:06 22 Jan 17

Reply #620335

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Better.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:07 22 Jan 17

Reply #620336

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Not sure why perth dosent run many plays for knight.


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Luuuc
Two months ago
17:08 22 Jan 17

Reply #620337

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

We're getting some good mileage from the hook shot today


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Btown
Two months ago
17:09 22 Jan 17

Reply #620338

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Nz 3s killing cats, hope they lose their range as cats dominating the post.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:12 22 Jan 17

Reply #620341

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Has Cotton even scored?


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:15 22 Jan 17

Reply #620345

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

How is that not continuation?


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Btown
Two months ago
17:19 22 Jan 17

Reply #620346

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

55% 3point at half time, some tough looks in there too. Cats done well to be only 5 down.


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RedArmy
Two months ago
17:22 22 Jan 17

Reply #620347

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

I agree, I thought it was continuation.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:23 22 Jan 17

Reply #620348

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Yawn fest. Dillard individually is fun to watch but this is being grounded out, breakers need to get out and run. Cats don't look a happy team, body language etc guess I'd be pissed if I was good enough to play at this elite level and had to put up with my coach being a whinging jerk. Cotton has been a complete non factor. Don't expect that to last, so breaker will need to be clutch from the arc.


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Ricky
Two months ago
17:27 22 Jan 17

Reply #620349

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

They need better shot clock lights like in the NBA.. and one on the scorers / commentators table for replays on the side angle


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Btown
Two months ago
17:27 22 Jan 17

Reply #620350

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

^^ perhaps cats looks bad with body language because they are tired. 1 day break Perth to nz flight right after a tough game that went to OT.

Brandt playing great but still played less minutes than knight and mckay, gleeson is a flop coach without starters firing making him look good.


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Luuuc
Two months ago
17:34 22 Jan 17

Reply #620352

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

sooooooo ugly


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RedArmy
Two months ago
17:34 22 Jan 17

Reply #620353

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Prather and Cotton are actually hurting us this game. Neither is having a positive impact on this contest. So frustrating.


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NBL Comm
Two months ago
17:35 22 Jan 17

Reply #620354

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Jump ball. Breakers ball??? What? There was one jump ball which went Breakers so this one should be the Wildcats?


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:39 22 Jan 17

Reply #620355

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Standard of the refs has gone down the toilet


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Luuuc
Two months ago
17:40 22 Jan 17

Reply #620356

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Ouch ... #4 for Damo


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DaHuzyBru
Two months ago
17:41 22 Jan 17

Reply #620357

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

the ball has gone in the basket two times for the cats, just... so ugly


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Ricky
Two months ago
17:41 22 Jan 17

Reply #620358

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

God... 3 point deserting Perth


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:42 22 Jan 17

Reply #620359

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Prather is a selfish ballhog turnover prone overrated player


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RedArmy
Two months ago
17:44 22 Jan 17

Reply #620360

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

We may as well have rested Prather at home. Clearly he's injured. Will take a miracle for the Cats to come back from here.


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Btown
Two months ago
17:44 22 Jan 17

Reply #620361

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Cats move away from the inside game after it was working well and just start jacking up outside shots. Awful shooting, juniors shoot open threes better.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:45 22 Jan 17

Reply #620362

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

NZ getting as3way with murder


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Luuuc
Two months ago
17:45 22 Jan 17

Reply #620363

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Cats getting away with aggravated assault ... on my eyes


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DaHuzyBru
Two months ago
17:47 22 Jan 17

Reply #620364

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Cotton is freezing right now, couldnt hit water from a boat


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:49 22 Jan 17

Reply #620365

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

I can't even watch games anymore, the refereeing is appalling


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:52 22 Jan 17

Reply #620366

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Feels like the wildcats can't hit an open jump shot to save their lives.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:52 22 Jan 17

Reply #620367

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Impressed to see Julie Hornbagg being interviewed.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:52 22 Jan 17

Reply #620368

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

When the breakers callers are even saying the refs are helping the breakers you know it is bad


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Btown
Two months ago
17:53 22 Jan 17

Reply #620369

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

How does Kenny not realise that no one guards him with the clock running down because they want him to shoot, yet he still shoots and misses


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:53 22 Jan 17

Reply #620370

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Perth scores by quarter - 18, 16, 13, ...
how low can they go?


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DaHuzyBru
Two months ago
17:53 22 Jan 17

Reply #620371

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

new name: the Perth Buzzkills


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:54 22 Jan 17

Reply #620372

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Cotton misses an open 3, Penny hits an open 3. That's the difference, no wildcat knows how to shoot.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:55 22 Jan 17

Reply #620373

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Reggie Miller and Ray Allen had HOF careers by moving off the ball


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:56 22 Jan 17

Reply #620374

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

If perth could hit even 1/3rd of their shots they would in front.


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Mike
Two months ago
17:56 22 Jan 17

Reply #620375

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Lol Luuuc

Worst three point shooters ever


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:57 22 Jan 17

Reply #620376

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

People say perth get home cooking? When you miss shot clock violation, goaltend and double dribble Lloyd in the home teams favour that is the definition of home cookinG. I haven't even mentioned the multiple soft calls against the cats, esp damo


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DaHuzyBru
Two months ago
17:57 22 Jan 17

Reply #620377

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

1/12.... ffs


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DaHuzyBru
Two months ago
17:58 22 Jan 17

Reply #620378

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

1/13...........


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Btown
Two months ago
17:58 22 Jan 17

Reply #620379

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Hit 1/13 from 3 now. This is horrid


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Mike
Two months ago
17:58 22 Jan 17

Reply #620380

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Brandt is beast


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:59 22 Jan 17

Reply #620381

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Cats stop jacking up 3's
Refs stop making soft ass calls.


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Ricky
Two months ago
17:59 22 Jan 17

Reply #620382

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Jesus Christ.. grab the fucken ball


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Mike
Two months ago
17:59 22 Jan 17

Reply #620383

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

What the fuck Wagstaff


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:59 22 Jan 17

Reply #620384

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

1/14


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Luuuc
Two months ago
17:59 22 Jan 17

Reply #620385

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Yeah, you've gotta wonder how we managed to forget that for about half an hour in this game


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Anonymous
Two months ago
17:59 22 Jan 17

Reply #620386

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Cats looked depressed. Fun to see. Breakers have some serious weapons. Penney moving well Abercrombie could really tilt them into title contention.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:00 22 Jan 17

Reply #620387

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Why did Perth even bother flying down there


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:00 22 Jan 17

Reply #620388

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Wildcats shooting 8℅ from the 3pt line, no wait they just missed another one...


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:01 22 Jan 17

Reply #620389

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Oh hey Cotton, glad you could make it


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Green 53
Two months ago
18:01 22 Jan 17

Reply #620390

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

This game just went up a notch


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Luuuc
Two months ago
18:01 22 Jan 17

Reply #620391

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

OMG someone just found the switch to turn this game on


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:03 22 Jan 17

Reply #620393

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

With 5.03 left in the game Perth pass there score of 57 From there first trip to NZL this season.


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Fakedelight
Two months ago
18:04 22 Jan 17

Reply #620394

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Down to 4 points. No idea how Cats are still in this, they have played terribly


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Ricky
Two months ago
18:07 22 Jan 17

Reply #620395

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Go Home Prather


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Ricky
Two months ago
18:08 22 Jan 17

Reply #620396

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Bring in DKD


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:08 22 Jan 17

Reply #620397

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Perth can blame their pathetic shooting for this loss.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:09 22 Jan 17

Reply #620399

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

also their pathetic coaching


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:09 22 Jan 17

Reply #620400

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Penny with a gift foul called against Cotton, yet prather not fouled down the other end... please this is a joke nbl. Perths shooting is woeful, the fact the officiating is worse is scary


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:09 22 Jan 17

Reply #620401

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

I feel like Perth doesn't really care about this one and is focusing on the last 4


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:10 22 Jan 17

Reply #620402

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

When DKD misses you know its bad


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DaHuzyBru
Two months ago
18:10 22 Jan 17

Reply #620403

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

bloody dexter, all he has to do, perfect look ffs


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:10 22 Jan 17

Reply #620404

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

NZ have played terrible yet will probably still win by double digits. Wow


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Ricky
Two months ago
18:11 22 Jan 17

Reply #620405

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Why Brandt hasn't played much after his good work is beyond me


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:12 22 Jan 17

Reply #620406

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

I can shoot better than any wildcat when I'm blindfolded.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:12 22 Jan 17

Reply #620407

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Man i love the cats but Jesus when they 3's aren't dropping stop shooting them


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:13 22 Jan 17

Reply #620408

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

21 turnovers, still up by 9


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:13 22 Jan 17

Reply #620409

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Damn perth might be the worst offensive team in the last 5 or so years


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Luuuc
Two months ago
18:14 22 Jan 17

Reply #620410

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

NZ doing their best to keep us in it, but we're just not interested


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Ricky
Two months ago
18:14 22 Jan 17

Reply #620411

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Why were they going for a Damo drive and shot..


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:14 22 Jan 17

Reply #620412

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Prather looks so unhappy.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:14 22 Jan 17

Reply #620413

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Unbeliveble if perth could hit anything they would be wining. just amazing


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RedArmy
Two months ago
18:15 22 Jan 17

Reply #620414

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

I am disappointed but it's a really messed up schedule. Hardly fair.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:15 22 Jan 17

Reply #620415

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Refs fucking the game up again. They can't even count to 9.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:15 22 Jan 17

Reply #620416

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Any other team would of put breakers away by 20+


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:16 22 Jan 17

Reply #620417

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Refs are by far the worst offensive team in the league


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:16 22 Jan 17

Reply #620418

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Here we gooooo. Cats can't make shot, the schedule isn't the problem. If you don't like the schedule then don't play in the comp. Both teams haven't been good but when push comes to shove the breakers had the answers offensively as they have more options. Deal with it.


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Luuuc
Two months ago
18:17 22 Jan 17

Reply #620419

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

LOL @ blaming the refs for any of this

Please, game, just hurry up and end!


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Ricky
Two months ago
18:17 22 Jan 17

Reply #620420

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Shots are so fucken flat tonight..


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:17 22 Jan 17

Reply #620421

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

23 turnovers


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Luuuc
Two months ago
18:18 22 Jan 17

Reply #620423

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

OMG this is ridiculous


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:18 22 Jan 17

Reply #620424

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

What is going on


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KET
Two months ago
18:18 22 Jan 17

Reply #620425

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Breakers lol


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:18 22 Jan 17

Reply #620426

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

my god see perth if u actually could hit anything it is game over


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Ricky
Two months ago
18:19 22 Jan 17

Reply #620427

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Better.


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DaHuzyBru
Two months ago
18:19 22 Jan 17

Reply #620428

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

What. The. Actual. Fuck....


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:20 22 Jan 17

Reply #620429

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Still a scheduling issue? Still the refs fault?


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WTF !!
Two months ago
18:20 22 Jan 17

Reply #620430

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

flopage will hit 2 x 3's and win the game


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:20 22 Jan 17

Reply #620431

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

The 3 faggots decided it yet again


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KET
Two months ago
18:20 22 Jan 17

Reply #620432

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

I'm convinced the 36ers are the only team in the league wanting to be in the playoffs


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Ricky
Two months ago
18:21 22 Jan 17

Reply #620433

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Fucken Kenny


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:21 22 Jan 17

Reply #620434

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Refs saying hey don't forget about us


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Green 53
Two months ago
18:21 22 Jan 17

Reply #620435

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Umpires realised they hadn't been too involved in the game so they needed to call 2 stupid fouls


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WTF !!
Two months ago
18:21 22 Jan 17

Reply #620436

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

if not subbed out


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Ricky
Two months ago
18:22 22 Jan 17

Reply #620437

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Good night guys.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:22 22 Jan 17

Reply #620438

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Smart play by kenny. Real good heads up stuff


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RedArmy
Two months ago
18:22 22 Jan 17

Reply #620439

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

The refs are the centre of attention again. Would love to see one game where the players decide the game themselves.


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Btown
Two months ago
18:22 22 Jan 17

Reply #620440

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Good lord has someone as bad as Kenny ever played so many minutes in a season


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:24 22 Jan 17

Reply #620441

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Yeah its tough when Kenny puts 2 hands on his player and restricts him from getting the ball that the refs thinks it's an unsportsmanlike foul.
Stick to playing women'stennis .


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SteveK2
Two months ago
18:24 22 Jan 17

Reply #620442

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Nah the refs got it right, Kenny's holding Dillard was so blatant. As it was, it took the refs about 1.5 sec to call it. There's a limit to how much help the refs can give ya.


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Luuuc
Two months ago
18:24 22 Jan 17

Reply #620443

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Ball was not in play therefore automatic unsportsmanlike


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:26 22 Jan 17

Reply #620444

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

The ball was in play for about 3 seconds...Never heard of an automatic unsportsmanlike foul either.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:27 22 Jan 17

Reply #620445

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Redhage one foot over the baseline then. refs missed it. Should have been an automatic unsportsmanlike


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:28 22 Jan 17

Reply #620446

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Gleeson walks onto the court for an unofficial time out. Tech not given.


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Mike
Two months ago
18:29 22 Jan 17

Reply #620447

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

DKD you nerd


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:30 22 Jan 17

Reply #620448

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

NZ nearly managed to come up with another t/o with an over and back at half court


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:30 22 Jan 17

Reply #620449

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Well this is dragging on when honestly it's not possible for the cats


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Mike
Two months ago
18:30 22 Jan 17

Reply #620450

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

How good is Cotton


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:30 22 Jan 17

Reply #620451

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Why cant Cotton play like this all the time?


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DaHuzyBru
Two months ago
18:32 22 Jan 17

Reply #620452

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

good fight, tough game


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SteveK2
Two months ago
18:32 22 Jan 17

Reply #620453

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Ahahaha Gleeson with the board in his hands. That's precious. :D


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:32 22 Jan 17

Reply #620454

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

I think Perth Seasons over


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Ricky
Two months ago
18:32 22 Jan 17

Reply #620455

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Too little too late..


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Luuuc
Two months ago
18:32 22 Jan 17

Reply #620456

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Well after that crapfest I'm glad the crowd got their money's worth in the end.
What a quarter.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:33 22 Jan 17

Reply #620457

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

So what's the ladder position now?


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:33 22 Jan 17

Reply #620458

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Automatic tech. SFF


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:33 22 Jan 17

Reply #620459

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Can we stop making predictions based on who the latest team to lose is?


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Manu Fieldel
Two months ago
18:33 22 Jan 17

Reply #620460

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Bryce Cotton's game style does not suit this team. Great player, but doesn't exactly fit. Not to say he won't make big contributions.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:34 22 Jan 17

Reply #620461

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Such a fantastic result! Always great when the Perth Wildcats lose. Breakers got the win in a ugly cat type game. Well done and as a 36er fan the breakers need to be worried about!


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:34 22 Jan 17

Reply #620462

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Dazz will know.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:34 22 Jan 17

Reply #620463

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Good fight by the cats. That unsportsmanlike foul made it tough


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Green 53
Two months ago
18:34 22 Jan 17

Reply #620464

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Brandt outplays knight again and gets less minutes. Gleeson needs to move on from the past


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Btown
Two months ago
18:35 22 Jan 17

Reply #620465

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Good finish.

Why don't the cats ever run fast break ball from inbound and rebounds, your set plays suck Gleeson. Built a fast break team and doesn't use it till the last 2 minutes unless it's an easy one off a steal.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:36 22 Jan 17

Reply #620466

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Cottons style is perfect for perth because he can speed the game up. Perth's problem was their terrible shooting. If they hit 1/3rd of their 3's they would have won quiet easily. Not sold sold on the breakers


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:37 22 Jan 17

Reply #620467

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

What a way to ruin a game! that unsportsmanlike foul was abysmal, Dillard has as much of Kenney as he did of Dillard!

4 pt game when NZ hit a three after a shot clock violation was missed on them and the golatend they got away with, that Cat haters is a 5 point swing!

How could i forget the dribble into a double team, pick up the dribble then dribble out that was not called.

Absolute joke of a game, refs decided it as per usual.

Also don't give me the Perth needed to shoot better crap, NZ gave us enough extra opportunities to make up for that, this was pure and simple disgusting officiating with an huge home court bias, I mean when Casey Frank is saying the cats are getting stiffed it must be true!!

Grow up, get over your bias and simply admit high quality basketball was the looser today, it was offence vs defence and we were all robbed of the chance to see which would prevail.


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NBL Comm
Two months ago
18:37 22 Jan 17

Reply #620468

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

How does the jump ball rules work? Every jump ball resulted in a breakers ball.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:41 22 Jan 17

Reply #620469

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

That was one of the worst officiated games in a long while but if perth actually hit some of their shots it would not have matterd.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:41 22 Jan 17

Reply #620470

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

possession at the beginning of the quarter also counts


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paul
Two months ago
18:47 22 Jan 17

Reply #620473

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Perth's shooting was very poor, so was NZ's ball protection, that kind of evened out. Neither played well offensively but were very tough defensively. I'm not sure much can be taken out of that game other than it will be a grind-it-out series if they meet in the playoffs again!


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:47 22 Jan 17

Reply #620474

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Not sure what more Brandt has to do to earn more minutes?He gives the Cats a legit low post scorer.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:48 22 Jan 17

Reply #620475

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Feel sorry for the poor souls in the top 4 who have to face Adelaide soon. top 4 will come down to the last game of round 19, and honestly the streak as cool as it is has to end some day and maybe it will take some pressure off the players. some questionable calls for NZ and Perth The tech on Dillard for being angry with himself etc.


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SteveK2
Two months ago
18:49 22 Jan 17

Reply #620476

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Bad officiating is the norm but all you Cat fans need to gripe more about Prather and McKay going AWOL plus ask Gleeson why isn't Brandt on the floor when he's on such a tear?


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:49 22 Jan 17

Reply #620477

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Someone will poach Brandt next season if Gleeson continues on his stubborn path of not giving him enough minutes.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:52 22 Jan 17

Reply #620480

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

I said it earlier Prather is overrated. He has terrible decision making ability. He cant pass, he is to turnover prone and has way to many defensive breakdown. Carter was destroying him all night.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:53 22 Jan 17

Reply #620481

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

He's also playing with injury.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
18:53 22 Jan 17

Reply #620482

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

yes don't worry we haven't missed you banging on about it all night


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Anonymous
Two months ago
19:05 22 Jan 17

Reply #620491

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Was the worst officiated game since last Friday... Kenny was man handing Dillard. It is what it is, glad he was picked up on it. Crucial time to make the ref make a decision.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
19:07 22 Jan 17

Reply #620493

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Mystifying that Cotton dose not play like that for more minutes. For majority of the night he looked scared to even shoot the ball but he finally decided i'm going to take over in the 4th. He needs that mindset for more minutes.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
19:09 22 Jan 17

Reply #620495

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Prather is playing like crap because his buddy JJ was canned and he aint happy. Plus he dosent mesh with Cotton.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
19:10 22 Jan 17

Reply #620496

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Um no. He is injured.


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Btown
Two months ago
19:11 22 Jan 17

Reply #620497

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Brand in 15 minutes was perths second highest scorer (@ 66%), rebounded at a better or similar rate than his teammates, provided good pressure defensively...yet is still 3rd option, or 4th if you include wagstaff who played 18 minutes


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Btown
Two months ago
19:14 22 Jan 17

Reply #620500

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

"Prather is playing like crap because his buddy JJ was canned and he aint happy. Plus he dosent mesh with Cotton."

What a load of bull, Prather and cotton already knew each other and have played together before he came to wildcats, he was probably even used as a selling point to get cotton over.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
19:23 22 Jan 17

Reply #620507

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Wildcats fan nance is having an almighty sook on twitter


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Anonymous
Two months ago
19:24 22 Jan 17

Reply #620508

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Respond to her there then.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
19:28 22 Jan 17

Reply #620509

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Considering the simplicity of the missed calls goal tend, shot clock and double dribble (non contact calls) I would suggest it is the worst officiated game.

"Was the worst officiated game since last Friday... Kenny was man handing Dillard. It is what it is, glad he was picked up on it. Crucial time to make the ref make a decision."

And Gliddon's hip made contact with Cotton shooting a game winning shot, so by your own argument you shouldn't need to bring up last Friday.

The issue here is that Perth lost 2pts, and NZ scored 3 of a missed shot clock in a 4 pt game ( not sure after illi's double dribble if NZ scored), that is inexcusable to miss, that is on the refs and those calls have cost the game.

The crap fouls go either way (everyone is bias here) but these are simple rules that were messed up badly.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
19:32 22 Jan 17

Reply #620511

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

is it time for Wagstaff to just be benched permantly he is a liability and can't shoot but thinks he can. I would be increasing Brandts minutes along with DKD and reducing the minutes of Hire.


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Ras Posse
Two months ago
19:37 22 Jan 17

Reply #620513

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Dont blame the refs for this loss, the call on Kenny was correct. You cannot foul a player before the ball is inbounded it is an automatic tech foul. The rule was put in to stop players fouling with no time running of the clock.

The Cats also got smashed on the boards 46 - 32 . they couldnt come up with crucial Rebounds when it counted.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
19:48 22 Jan 17

Reply #620514

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

I think the issue was that Dillard was holding Kenny as well.


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koberulz
Two months ago
19:49 22 Jan 17

Reply #620515

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

I don't know if they showed a replay, but I rewound and had a couple of looks at the live shot and it looked like Dillard was doing most of the holding.


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Mike
Two months ago
19:52 22 Jan 17

Reply #620519

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

It's time for Brandt to start, but I'm not sure if Brandt and McKay can co-exist as neither has any range, McKay especially.


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PeterJohn
Two months ago
20:03 22 Jan 17

Reply #620521

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

"Never heard of an automatic unsportsmanlike foul either."

FIBA rule 37.1.1:

"An unsportsmanlike foul is a player contact foul which, in the judgement of an official is:
...
• Contact by the defensive player on an opponent on the court during the last 2 minutes in the fourth period and in each extra period, when the ball is out-of bounds for a throw-in and still in the hands of the official or at the disposal of the player taking the throw-in."


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Anonymous
Two months ago
20:10 22 Jan 17

Reply #620526

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Brandt has just as much range as Knight I remember he could even shoot the 3 at the Kings last season. I would try the McKay and Brandt combo as Wagstaff is giving them nothing right now.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
20:16 22 Jan 17

Reply #620530

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

I thought the ball was in play when the US was called.


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Anonymous
Two months ago
20:46 22 Jan 17

Reply #620537

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Gleeson has never been a good offensive coach in his 1st year he struck gold by getting Ennis an NBA standard offensive talent who carried Perth to the title. In 2016 he had a front court loaded with talent.

Even then he managed to he was not using Jawai in the right manner.


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Dazz
Two months ago
20:51 22 Jan 17

Reply #620539

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

On the game: Actually a decent fight by the Cats. There's clearly a big mental issue when it comes to playing in NZ. The reverse isn't true, but Cats always struggle. Just shows the league is still very close. Scheduling is shit, but that's how it rolls.


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Green 53
Two months ago
20:53 22 Jan 17

Reply #620541

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Knight has no range at the moment, he can't hit anything but right next to the basket. Even then he is missing some!


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Very Old
Two months ago
21:04 22 Jan 17

Reply #620544

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

"Gleeson has never been a good offensive coach in his 1st year he struck gold by getting Ennis an NBA standard offensive talent who carried Perth to the title. "

this sounds likely, are you essentially saying he rod Bevo's offensive legacy ?


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Anonymous
Two months ago
21:07 22 Jan 17

Reply #620545

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Bevo didn't have an offensive legacy. Gleeson sure inherited his defensive legacy though.


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Tom
Two months ago
05:53 23 Jan 17

Reply #620592

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Got the result but terrible performance. We were 10+ points better than Perth., who I thought were woeful.
We have to have a better plan against the press. Commentators were right about the inbounds, almost directly into a double. How many 8 second calls did we have??? Attack it, pass pass and get an easy 2.

The out of bounds plays in the front court were a disaster in waiting.
Setting up the stack at the FT line means players have to go too far to where they can receive a pass. And when they break up is critical too. You could see each option shut down in slow Mo. We were lucky Kenny fouled Dillard. If he had not we did not have a pass on then either.

Penney was great esp getting loose inside. Carter, ball handling aside will help. Got such a beautiful shot, pure poetry. He just needs to take more of them.


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Tom
Two months ago
08:16 23 Jan 17

Reply #620596

re: Breakers-Perth Make or Break Time

Adelaide off and gone.

Breakers (12/12) have got Cairns (H), Sydney (A), Adelaide (A) and Melbourne (H). We need at least 2 games to be in with a chance. Probably the first two look the best chance but we can't chalk up any result until it happens.
Going to be fascinating.
Assuming (probably a mistake) that Brisbane Cairns Sydney are not going to make the playoffs. They could have a big say in who doesn't though.

Perth (11/12)have Melbourne (H) Brisbane (H) Cairns (A) Sydney(H) Melbourne (A),
Illawara(12/12) have Adelaide (H), Cairns (H), Melbourne (A) and Brisbane (H).
Melbourne (11/12) have Perth (A) Sydney (A) Illawara (H) Breakers (A) and Perth (H).
Melbourne Perth games huge.
What happens in the event of a 3 way tie for 3/4/5 slots?


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