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Anonymous
Two weeks ago

#40894

SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

this will be a defensive grind for 4th quarters and could we see a third overtime game this season between these 2 teams.

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Bill on the ball
Two weeks ago
23:52 16 Feb 17

Reply #625868

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Situations have changed. Wildcats are playing full team, fit, and know this is playoffs time.

Expect it to be like the MU and Cats game in round 19. Cats will dominate in the 3rd qtr and then bring it home.

Sorry can't see it any other way.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
23:53 16 Feb 17

Reply #625869

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Taipans will win.

Sorry can't see it any other way.


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XY
Two weeks ago
23:58 16 Feb 17

Reply #625872

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Ah the woofing gods will have a field day with this one.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
00:05 17 Feb 17

Reply #625876

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Geez bill your awkwardly optimistic!? The cats looked ordinary for long spurts against united. Cairns will win this one I reckon, with some ease. Very good at home and they have a great fan base up there. That's how I see it.


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Luuuc
Two weeks ago
00:06 17 Feb 17

Reply #625878

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

I'll be at home watching this one on my tv, with the NBL TV website as a backup and the phone app as an emergency option.

Sorry can't see it any other way.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
00:07 17 Feb 17

Reply #625880

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

You can - on Telstra TV box ;)


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Rabbit 63
Two weeks ago
01:50 17 Feb 17

Reply #625885

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Can anyone tell me why cairns are 3rd and have home court advantage in this series?
Perth have the same win/loss, better points % and won the head to head this season.
What am I missing?


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koberulz
Two weeks ago
01:55 17 Feb 17

Reply #625886

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

The three-way tie included Illawarra.


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Rabbit 63
Two weeks ago
02:13 17 Feb 17

Reply #625887

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Cheers for the info.
I have always thought the head to head thing was I bit quirky and good for a rivalry, but does this make any one else think it's time to move on?
Why should cairns and Perth be separated by the results between cairns and Illawarra?


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koberulz
Two weeks ago
03:57 17 Feb 17

Reply #625888

Informative re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Cairns and Perth weren't separated by the results between Cairns and Illwarra. Cairns, Perth, and Illawarra were separated by the results between Cairns, Perth, and Illawarra.


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Jack Toft
Two weeks ago
09:29 17 Feb 17

Reply #625895

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Massive, massive game.

Perf might be a full strength, but they are Wildcats at home, and Pussycats on the road.

While they will be looking at a good result to send off retiring players, I can see this series going three games.


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Isaac
Two weeks ago
09:53 17 Feb 17

Reply #625897

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Perth eventually got over United, but didn't look convincing for much of that game when I expected they would be composed all game. HCA for the Taipans should really make this interesting.

Hopefully they make it to three games and wear each other out.


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Hoot
Two weeks ago
11:03 17 Feb 17

Reply #625906

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Ricky Grace has said the Wildcats are playing their best basketball at the right time.

Don't know if their best is good enough to beat Cairns who are playing pretty darn well at the moment.

Cairns have form and HCA on their side, so it's their game to lose really.

Cats the underdogs for sure.


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Manu Fieldel
Two weeks ago
11:25 17 Feb 17

Reply #625908

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Loughzy's gonna go so hard tonight that ESPN will have to rename their documentaries '40 for 40'


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Brunson
Two weeks ago
11:41 17 Feb 17

Reply #625912

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

All season I thought Taipans would struggle and they proved me wrong. Tonight I think Perth will win but happy for Taipans to prove me wrong again.

Perth will come out with nothing to lose while Taipans will play with lots of pressure on their shoulders.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
11:45 17 Feb 17

Reply #625914

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

I'm optimistic Perth will lose this game. Taipans are tough at home at the best of times they will be ready to do Australian basketball a solid and get his one ;)


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
11:46 17 Feb 17

Reply #625915

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Anyone got the inside word on what shoes Prather will be wearing?


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Kingpodge
Two weeks ago
11:46 17 Feb 17

Reply #625916

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

I'm starting to drink at 4pm.

sorry can't see it any other way.


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Hoot
Two weeks ago
12:16 17 Feb 17

Reply #625921

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Annon - Prather's been averaging 27.5 points, 3 rebounds and 8.5 assists a game since he switched to the Adidas Harden 1s.

Cats fans should be hoping he continues to wear the Harden's as he'll need to put up those numbers consistently through the playoffs if the Wildcats are to have any hope of advancing.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
12:21 17 Feb 17

Reply #625924

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

You weirdos and your foot fetishes!


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leungtl
Two weeks ago
12:44 17 Feb 17

Reply #625927

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Harden put up 38, 12 & 12 yesterday so I have high hopes for Casey.


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Kingpodge
Two weeks ago
13:05 17 Feb 17

Reply #625931

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

ha! Jawai's been wearing Dunlop Volleys all season. He's switching to LBJ 8's tonight.

Expect a quadruple double.


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Dazz
Two weeks ago
13:08 17 Feb 17

Reply #625932

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Cairns and Perth weren't separated by the results between Cairns and Illwarra. Cairns, Perth, and Illawarra were separated by the results between Cairns, Perth, and Illawarra.
Ah Kober, at it again.
Rabbit is correct in what he says.

Rabbit, that's the way the whole system works, it's a teams aggregate wins that count. NZ don't finish in front of Perth just because they took the split.
So when you have 3 teams finish on equal wins, the mini-table includes all those 3 teams.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
13:24 17 Feb 17

Reply #625936

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Which is what koberulz said.

Dazz, I've spent the best part of the last week defending you from the anon trolls. You are making it difficult with your inane comments. Please stop.


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ROFLcopter
Two weeks ago
13:48 17 Feb 17

Reply #625939

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

As above, Taipans to do us all a favour and belt the piss out of Perf.

6ers vs Snakes GF series.

Sorry, can't see it any other way.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
13:49 17 Feb 17

Reply #625940

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Dazz can't be stopped he won't be stopped! I'm just happy he moderately left the 36er Hawks thread alone. Good luck defending him
Though.


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Big Ads
Two weeks ago
14:39 17 Feb 17

Reply #625946

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Or you could just not read anything he posts. That has worked for me with a number of people who frequently post on hoops (and allowed me to live a more fulfilling and happier life).

I'm sure people apply the same approach to all my posts too (but I'm sure ROFLcopter will say I'm a flog :-))


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Bill on the ball
Two weeks ago
14:45 17 Feb 17

Reply #625948

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Cotton said to the press he knows what it will take to nullify Cairns offensives defensively.

The guys know Jawai's two steps tootsy and will force him to foul with a third step. So much so Jawai will sit down or be a burden.

Sorry can't see it any other way.


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ROFLcopter
Two weeks ago
14:59 17 Feb 17

Reply #625949

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Nah, Big Ads....you make total sense.

I'm all for moderating what one reads.

Reading trash is for flogs!!


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skip
Two weeks ago
15:05 17 Feb 17

Reply #625950

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Cairns in OT tonight.


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ME
Two weeks ago
15:22 17 Feb 17

Reply #625951

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

I want Perth to win the series, but only so I don't have to look at that hideous Cairns Convention Center during the Grand Finals. If there is an uglier arena in world basketball, I haven't seen it.

Plus, it would be great if the Sixers could avenge their 2014 title loss.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
15:27 17 Feb 17

Reply #625952

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

ME I'm surprised by your stadium comment. CCC looks sexy. The ugliest stadium is Perth Arena with it's all blue theme (wtf?) which makes it look like an indoor aquatic centre.


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Manu Fieldel
Two weeks ago
15:28 17 Feb 17

Reply #625953

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Meanwhile you all skipped over my peach of a joke ^


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
15:29 17 Feb 17

Reply #625954

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

We skipped it for a very good reason.


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Train
Two weeks ago
15:30 17 Feb 17

Reply #625955

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

The ugliest venue ever would have been the Townsville RSL venue that the Crocs played at a couple of years ago. Total embarrassment to the NBL.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
15:31 17 Feb 17

Reply #625956

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Titans/Giants final season was embarrassing crowds/stadium wise. At least the Crocs got fans in.


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Train
Two weeks ago
15:32 17 Feb 17

Reply #625957

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"At least the Crocs got fans in."
What all 20 of them? ;)


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Dazz
Two weeks ago
15:32 17 Feb 17

Reply #625958

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Which is what koberulz said
I suspect you missed the start of this discussion?
Rabbit 63 correctly made the point that Cairns only finished above Perth, because Cairns had won the Hawks split 3:1.
Kober, as usual, had to be a dick and attack somebody just for the sake of it by arguing semantics.

I was simply trying to clarifying for Rabbit. Whilst he's correct, and looked at from one angle it might seem almost unfair, looking at aggregate FIRST is how the system works.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
15:33 17 Feb 17

Reply #625959

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Train Crocs RSL season was ugly but not as ugly as Titans/Giants final season.


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ROFLcopter
Two weeks ago
15:34 17 Feb 17

Reply #625960

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Arrrrrrggggghhhhhhhh!

^^ I accidentally read it :(


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
15:34 17 Feb 17

Reply #625961

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Dazz stop clutching at straws to try and get back at koberulz. It's so plain to see, but keep digging that hole for our personal amusement.


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Train
Two weeks ago
15:34 17 Feb 17

Reply #625962

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Wow it must of been bad haha. I can't recall it to be honest so I'll take your word :)


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
15:41 17 Feb 17

Reply #625963

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"Rabbit 63 correctly made the point that Cairns only finished above Perth, because Cairns had won the Hawks split 3:1.
Kober, as usual, had to be a dick and attack somebody just for the sake of it by arguing semantics."

No, Rabbit posed a question about the split and asked "what am I missing?" Koberulz answered his question correctly ie gave him what he was missing. You can't accuse someone of arguing semantics when the person they are "arguing" with asked for the semantics to be provided.


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Train
Two weeks ago
15:52 17 Feb 17

Reply #625965

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Anyone remember the last time Perth won a Playoff game on the road?
It would of been quite a few years ago.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
15:55 17 Feb 17

Reply #625966

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

March 30, 2014 SF G2 vs. Wollongong


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
15:58 17 Feb 17

Reply #625967

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

The last time Cairns won a road playoff game:

March 1, 2015 SF G2 vs. Perth

:P


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Train
Two weeks ago
16:10 17 Feb 17

Reply #625968

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

haha I remember that game. Perth had a few players out injured and Sportsbet hadn't caught on. I put $100 on Cairns to win and got a pretty good payout :P


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Dave
Two weeks ago
16:19 17 Feb 17

Reply #625969

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

I hope Wortho Scores 50


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
16:49 17 Feb 17

Reply #625971

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"The ugliest stadium is Perth Arena with it's all blue theme (wtf?) which makes it look like an indoor aquatic centre."

The blue was chosen by the Government because of the Hopman Cup


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Zodiac
Two weeks ago
16:49 17 Feb 17

Reply #625972

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

I hope Loughton hits a 3 and starts going nuts with the celebrations Shane Watson style.


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Zodiac
Two weeks ago
16:51 17 Feb 17

Reply #625973

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

I remember when the Victoria Giants were playing at the Melb Sports & Aquatic Centre and IMO that venue wasn't as bad to look at on TV as Townsville RSL Stadium.


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leungtl
Two weeks ago
16:55 17 Feb 17

Reply #625975

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Speaking of ugly looking stadiums, how has nobody mentioned NSEC and their awkwardly placed different shades of court yet?!


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
16:56 17 Feb 17

Reply #625976

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

True Zodiac but what made it worse with the Giants was at some games a few hundred people would only show up. At least at RSL they had 1k minimum per game.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
16:57 17 Feb 17

Reply #625977

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Okay people are now talking about different things.

Worst stadium as a whole = RSL in Townsville
Worst attendance as a whole = Giants in their last season was so so pathetic on TV games
Worst court as a whole = that sh_t brown court Breakers play on at NSEC


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Kingpodge
Two weeks ago
17:00 17 Feb 17

Reply #625978

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Anon is right, the Crocs had no problem getting their fan in. He got plenty of leg room too.

If you don't think the North Shore Events Centre is the worst stadium in the NBL you are either blind, drunk, blind drunk or partially lobotomised. There are YMCA's in Syria that are in better condition.

Hell not even 3 Doors Down would perform at NESC...


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
17:15 17 Feb 17

Reply #625979

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Replace the court at NSEC it wouldn't look too bad actually. Such an easy solution but the ppl running that stadium must be stubborn as fck.


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Very Old
Two weeks ago
18:00 17 Feb 17

Reply #625980

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

I think that cairn will "go troppo" tonight and that several of their players will suddenly find offensive form. 15+ win with a near highest score for the season.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
18:13 17 Feb 17

Reply #625981

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

So what you're saying is you can't see it any other way...


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
18:20 17 Feb 17

Reply #625982

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Too hard to call. Just hope the game gets some flow, stays close and is fun to watch.

Fearne usually has some decent defensive tricks to shut down key players whereas Cairns have a whole bunch of people who may be the star(s)on any given night so are somewhat harder to scout.


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Ricky
Two weeks ago
19:08 17 Feb 17

Reply #625983

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Sneaked in a Cotton windmill in there..


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:10 17 Feb 17

Reply #625984

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Why is a horrible commentator like Heal slotted in for finals :x argh!


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:11 17 Feb 17

Reply #625985

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

omg Heal AND Tragardh(?) *vomit*


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:17 17 Feb 17

Reply #625986

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

3> MUTE button


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:20 17 Feb 17

Reply #625988

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

lol a couple of 4 & 5pt turnarounds by taipans not being assertive


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
19:28 17 Feb 17

Reply #625989

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Mitchell one of the dumber players that have graced out shores.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:30 17 Feb 17

Reply #625990

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

CLEAN Mitchell block yet Cats get the foul call. o_O


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:30 17 Feb 17

Reply #625991

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

QT 21-31


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Zodiac
Two weeks ago
19:32 17 Feb 17

Reply #625992

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

This doesn't look good for Cairns. Down 10 already at quarter time AND Perth have scored 30 points too.


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
19:32 17 Feb 17

Reply #625993

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Clean Egwu block. Mitchell on the pine with three fouls.

Not even shore they called it on Egwu if they did it was a shocker.


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Mike
Two weeks ago
19:32 17 Feb 17

Reply #625994

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Cats gonna Cats

Should have loaded up on them


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Brunson
Two weeks ago
19:33 17 Feb 17

Reply #625995

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"CLEAN Mitchell block yet Cats get the foul call. o_O"

Mitchell wasn't even on the court. It was Egwu who you are thinking of and the foul was on McCarron anyway.


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Vic Wildcat
Two weeks ago
19:34 17 Feb 17

Reply #625997

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Excellent start, good to see Casey perform well up here, been a bit of a graveyard for him


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
19:35 17 Feb 17

Reply #625998

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

I thought it must have been of McCarron but the clowns on the mike said Egwu.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:35 17 Feb 17

Reply #625999

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Yes Egwu clean block my mistake. How can it be a foul, unless something dodgy is at work????


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J
Two weeks ago
19:36 17 Feb 17

Reply #626000

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Some bad calls both ways. Brands 3rd please. That one on egwu just earlier wow


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:37 17 Feb 17

Reply #626001

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Yeah FSTOS the clowns made it seem like the clean block was the foul but it was off the ball... half watching listening while at work... such a sh_t comm team.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:38 17 Feb 17

Reply #626002

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"CAIRNS HAS WON 7 OF IT'S LAST 8 HOME GAMES AGAINST PERTH"

LOL @ the apostrophe, amateur hour production.


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
19:38 17 Feb 17

Reply #626003

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Tell that Russell clown that it not a fkn ball up.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:39 17 Feb 17

Reply #626004

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Thugby league guy what do you expect :(


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:39 17 Feb 17

Reply #626005

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Cairns havent started yet. Down 10 havent shot well, still expect them to get rolling and win this one.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:39 17 Feb 17

Reply #626006

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Casey-Greer-Harvey have got daylight on this crew.


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Zodiac
Two weeks ago
19:40 17 Feb 17

Reply #626007

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Wadapp!


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J
Two weeks ago
19:40 17 Feb 17

Reply #626008

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Charge then no charge... hmmm typical.


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
19:40 17 Feb 17

Reply #626009

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Is he? No ball up in league


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Train
Two weeks ago
19:41 17 Feb 17

Reply #626010

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Shane Heal really doesn't like the Wildcats.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:41 17 Feb 17

Reply #626011

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Carfino on the sideline? lol Get him commentating ASAP to replace one of these clowns.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:41 17 Feb 17

Reply #626012

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

FSTOS he is a rugby league commentator on Fox Sports. So I assumed he gets it from there. If not then lol...


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:42 17 Feb 17

Reply #626013

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"Shane Heal really doesn't like the Wildcats."

As much as I can't stand him he is the only commentator that actually calls out the BS calls the Cats get. One of the only positives of his "commentary"


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:43 17 Feb 17

Reply #626014

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Loughton... retire already


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J
Two weeks ago
19:44 17 Feb 17

Reply #626015

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

It was like the refs got bored and needed to do something, foul wortho lol


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:44 17 Feb 17

Reply #626016

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Well the refs are the stars of the show who we all pay to watch... apparently.


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J
Two weeks ago
19:44 17 Feb 17

Reply #626017

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Fear new wants a foul, foul prather.


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J
Two weeks ago
19:45 17 Feb 17

Reply #626018

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Fearne sorry


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
19:46 17 Feb 17

Reply #626019

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Did Wagstaff get a flop warning?


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:47 17 Feb 17

Reply #626020

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

let's not put a hand up on Cotton...


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:48 17 Feb 17

Reply #626021

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

So did Cameron Tragardh retire after being dropped by Cairns I thought he was going to try and get another team not commentate?


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:48 17 Feb 17

Reply #626022

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Tragardh being on court would be preferable than him being behind the mic. My god what a microphone assassin!


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:49 17 Feb 17

Reply #626023

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Trice is trash.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:50 17 Feb 17

Reply #626024

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Wortho horrible shot. lmao They know you can't drive anymore


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J
Two weeks ago
19:51 17 Feb 17

Reply #626025

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

That is not a foul on Damo, please of all the things you could call him for you choose that... pathetic


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Wildcats80
Two weeks ago
19:51 17 Feb 17

Reply #626026

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

So you going to complain about martins 3rd foul that was soft. I do t think so.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:51 17 Feb 17

Reply #626027

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Where is the playoff intensity (both sides)? Feels like a regular season game atm.


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J
Two weeks ago
19:54 17 Feb 17

Reply #626028

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Wildcats80 I don't understand your comment, did you think that was actually a foul? Taking the contact in the middle of his cylinder with hands out?


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:57 17 Feb 17

Reply #626029

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Do the Taipans realise they are in the playoffs? They are so passive.


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Zodiac
Two weeks ago
19:57 17 Feb 17

Reply #626030

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Perf 48-37 H/T


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twenty four
Two weeks ago
19:57 17 Feb 17

Reply #626031

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

I missed the first few minutes, is Nate hurt or is Fearne trying the lose?


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:00 17 Feb 17

Reply #626032

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

every time I watch Cotton, I keep leaning towards Cotton > Randle or Ware


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:00 17 Feb 17

Reply #626033

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

yeah where is Jawai??


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:01 17 Feb 17

Reply #626034

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"missed the first few minutes, is Nate hurt or is Fearne trying the lose?"

Got 2 early fouls, not sure if he's hurt too though


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Train
Two weeks ago
20:02 17 Feb 17

Reply #626035

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Are we sure that Heals fraud charges aren't related to Commentary fraud?


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:02 17 Feb 17

Reply #626036

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Jawai 2 fouls, Mitchell 3 fouls. Hmmm. Why does one team always get the calls?


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:02 17 Feb 17

Reply #626037

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Cotton the real MVP


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Wilson Sting
Two weeks ago
20:05 17 Feb 17

Reply #626038

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"Wildcats80 I don't understand your comment, did you think that was actually a foul? Taking the contact in the middle of his cylinder with hands out?"

Yes, after he stepped into his path. The least controversial call all night so far.


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Train
Two weeks ago
20:06 17 Feb 17

Reply #626039

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"Jawai 2 fouls, Mitchell 3 fouls. Hmmm. Why does one team always get the calls?"

Fouls are at 12 all. Martin and Brandt have 3 fouls, Prather 2 ....what exactly are you getting at lol


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
20:06 17 Feb 17

Reply #626040

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Mitchells 3 were all stupidly legit and he was very lucky the refs didn't T him up.

Not the sharpest tool in the shed is Mitchell.

Nate got a dodgy O foul on a post up.


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Wildcats80
Two weeks ago
20:07 17 Feb 17

Reply #626041

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Anon Martin 3 brant this you tosser goes both ways


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
20:08 17 Feb 17

Reply #626042

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Cotton is one hell of a player. I said last night Randle is up with the best we have ever seen here and Cotton is heading in that direction as well.


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
20:09 17 Feb 17

Reply #626043

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Reffing not too bad and certainly not favouring any team much.


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Zodiac
Two weeks ago
20:09 17 Feb 17

Reply #626044

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Randle was the deserved MVP winner but I do think overall Cotton is probably a better player.


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
20:10 17 Feb 17

Reply #626045

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Seems a decent character too.


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Mike
Two weeks ago
20:10 17 Feb 17

Reply #626046

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Why is NBL.tv now telling me I need to upgrade to the finals package half way through game 2?


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:13 17 Feb 17

Reply #626047

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"Why is NBL.tv now telling me I need to upgrade to the finals package half way through game 2?"

I don't use NBL.TV, but on FB they said finals are covered under your regular season pass...


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Mike
Two weeks ago
20:14 17 Feb 17

Reply #626048

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

This game is done.

Anyone get on cats 11+?


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J
Two weeks ago
20:15 17 Feb 17

Reply #626049

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Poor nate


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twenty four
Two weeks ago
20:15 17 Feb 17

Reply #626050

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Yeah I was aware of Jawai's foul situation. Just baffled that he didn't come back in the 2nd.

And now he gets hit with a soft 3rd foul...

That home cooking, huh?


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Vic Wildcat
Two weeks ago
20:15 17 Feb 17

Reply #626051

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Jesus Nate gets crucified, he gets bashed no call, then gets soft stuff at the other end,happened last year, and still is happening.


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Luuuc
Two weeks ago
20:17 17 Feb 17

Reply #626052

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Damo & Jawai both cop their 3rd on equally (hella) soft calls :/


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Zodiac
Two weeks ago
20:17 17 Feb 17

Reply #626053

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

This is getting ugly. Perth up by 20 now.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:19 17 Feb 17

Reply #626054

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

these soft fouls both ways are getting frustrating to watch


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Luuuc
Two weeks ago
20:20 17 Feb 17

Reply #626055

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

They are ... are there goes another one ... but at least they're consistent with them


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
20:21 17 Feb 17

Reply #626056

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Trice's nuts may have finally dropped.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:22 17 Feb 17

Reply #626057

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Here come the snakes


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:22 17 Feb 17

Reply #626058

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Put the whistle away and let them play, come on


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:23 17 Feb 17

Reply #626059

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBoTggz8zQs


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:24 17 Feb 17

Reply #626060

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Brickstaff has to have the worst 3pt% this season right?


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:24 17 Feb 17

Reply #626061

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

awful fadeaway trash by Trice...


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:25 17 Feb 17

Reply #626062

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

you can always count on the wildcats to have long stretches where they make scoring look impossible


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:25 17 Feb 17

Reply #626063

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Brickstaff... nice lol


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:25 17 Feb 17

Reply #626064

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Seriously get Wagstaff off the court for hire


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:26 17 Feb 17

Reply #626065

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Should have left big Nate out there. He wasn't getting buckets but he was having a big influence.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:27 17 Feb 17

Reply #626066

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Please do not bring hire on. Get Redhage on


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:27 17 Feb 17

Reply #626067

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"Please do not bring hire on. Get Redhage on"

Either will do they can both score better than Brickstaff at the minute though yes preferably Redhage


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:28 17 Feb 17

Reply #626068

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Dumb foul with Perth in the bonus when Brandt hasn't done a thing all game


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:28 17 Feb 17

Reply #626069

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

lol at leaving Cotton open... again


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Luuuc
Two weeks ago
20:28 17 Feb 17

Reply #626070

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Thanks Bryce. We needed that one big time.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:29 17 Feb 17

Reply #626071

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

That Egwu foul so super soft


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Luuuc
Two weeks ago
20:29 17 Feb 17

Reply #626072

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Cha-chingstaff


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J
Two weeks ago
20:30 17 Feb 17

Reply #626073

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Blame McCarron for that one, moving when the screens coming


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Bullets Fan
Two weeks ago
20:30 17 Feb 17

Reply #626074

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Pretty clear the head office wants a 36ers Vs Wildcats grand final.


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
20:30 17 Feb 17

Reply #626075

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Both Egwu fouls were there...


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:30 17 Feb 17

Reply #626076

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

pathetic snakes


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:31 17 Feb 17

Reply #626077

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Egwu moving screen was a soft foul

-Cats fan


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:32 17 Feb 17

Reply #626078

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Jawai 4 now


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:33 17 Feb 17

Reply #626079

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

What's the temperature in cairns right now it'd have to be cold for the snakes to be playing this way.
(Animal biology jokes ahoy)


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:33 17 Feb 17

Reply #626080

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Soft Cairns cooked themselves.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:34 17 Feb 17

Reply #626081

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Taipans are FLOGS


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:35 17 Feb 17

Reply #626082

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Snakes seem to be in brumation..


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:35 17 Feb 17

Reply #626083

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Cotton may just be the best player in this league. Unstoppable.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:36 17 Feb 17

Reply #626084

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"Snakes seem to be in brumation.."
Amazing


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:38 17 Feb 17

Reply #626085

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Taipans D is a joke


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Mike
Two weeks ago
20:39 17 Feb 17

Reply #626086

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Well the NBA wanted Cotton,, it's not surprising he's probably the best in the leeg


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:41 17 Feb 17

Reply #626087

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Shit calls both ways, but all game Cairns seem to have been getting noticeably more frustrated and letting it affect them compared to Perth.


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J
Two weeks ago
20:41 17 Feb 17

Reply #626088

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Mitchell you foul heaps!


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Truer than Paul Pierce
Two weeks ago
20:42 17 Feb 17

Reply #626089

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Can't wait to see Randle make Cotton look like candy floss.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:42 17 Feb 17

Reply #626090

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Taipans are opaque..
They need to shed there skin before the next game and come back fresh and revitalised.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:42 17 Feb 17

Reply #626091

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Fearne again to lose a home advantage finals series.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:47 17 Feb 17

Reply #626092

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Taipans arent even running anything lmao


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Luuuc
Two weeks ago
20:48 17 Feb 17

Reply #626093

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

other than the shot clock


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:49 17 Feb 17

Reply #626094

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Fearne the playoff dud


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Red74
Two weeks ago
20:49 17 Feb 17

Reply #626095

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Perth better have a 3 year contract ready for cotton at the end of the game or else! Damo would be great off the bench next year


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J
Two weeks ago
20:50 17 Feb 17

Reply #626096

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Carfino hammer on the head. I thought it was nail haha


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:50 17 Feb 17

Reply #626097

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

that could of been real ugly


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Truer than Paul Pierce
Two weeks ago
20:51 17 Feb 17

Reply #626098

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Unsportsmanlike foul? What about the one against the Cheats in the third quarter?

8 on 5 is always the way when it comes to the Wildcats.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:51 17 Feb 17

Reply #626099

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

thank god he stuck the landing


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Luuuc
Two weeks ago
20:51 17 Feb 17

Reply #626100

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Can't whinge about that call. That was dangerous as hell.


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AussiePride
Two weeks ago
20:52 17 Feb 17

Reply #626101

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

That foul was standard practice last year. Needs to be outlawed!


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:52 17 Feb 17

Reply #626102

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"Unsportsmanlike foul? What about the one against the Cheats in the third quarter?

8 on 5 is always the way when it comes to the Wildcats."

lol there have been some average calls, but no way can you complain about that one


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:52 17 Feb 17

Reply #626103

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Typical NBL if you try a dunk there is a chance your career may end. and the fouler always acts like it was a regular foul... facepalm


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
20:53 17 Feb 17

Reply #626104

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Right call.


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Luuuc
Two weeks ago
20:53 17 Feb 17

Reply #626105

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

rest the starters, Trev


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:55 17 Feb 17

Reply #626107

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Sack Fearne


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Mike
Two weeks ago
20:56 17 Feb 17

Reply #626108

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Cats v Adealide should be a ripping GF series

Reckon Perth can get game 1 too


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Red74
Two weeks ago
20:57 17 Feb 17

Reply #626109

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

We're coming for you Adelaide!!!


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Ricky
Two weeks ago
20:57 17 Feb 17

Reply #626110

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Hell yayerrr


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
20:57 17 Feb 17

Reply #626111

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Nice win Perth. One of the better refereed games of late. Set a standard and were pretty consistent at maintaining that standard.

Also showed restraint when players let off some steam after calls.

Cotton special.


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AussiePride
Two weeks ago
20:58 17 Feb 17

Reply #626112

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Perth with the bench out there. if Adelaide were that far in front I think Randall's wife would have played the last minute!


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
20:58 17 Feb 17

Reply #626113

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Cotton isn't signing for three years hahha keep dreaming.


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Wildcats80
Two weeks ago
21:01 17 Feb 17

Reply #626114

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

And cats win here come the 8vs 5 to tossers comments


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J
Two weeks ago
21:01 17 Feb 17

Reply #626115

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Expect cairns to come out firing in perth, they have shown they play well there.

Getting the early lead will be huge, so will not getting in foul trouble.

Lots of cheapie but some really poor decisions at bad times to pick up fouls. Mitchel especially, you can't sky for a block when you're in foul trouble.


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Wilson Sting
Two weeks ago
21:01 17 Feb 17

Reply #626116

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"Set a standard and were pretty consistent at maintaining that standard."

Generally agree (though the standard they set was crap and soft), except with the O fouls against Egwu/Jawai/Loughton. Knight made the same plays all game but wasn't called.

Taipans turnovers and dumb decision making cost them the game.

Perth prove they are nothing without Cotton and Prather, at least that's one more star than ADL have.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
21:03 17 Feb 17

Reply #626117

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Tragardh's voice = wtf


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
21:04 17 Feb 17

Reply #626118

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Knight picked up an O foul on an on ball as well from memory.


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J
Two weeks ago
21:05 17 Feb 17

Reply #626119

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Take the two best players out of any team and what do you think they have? Wilson sting?


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
21:05 17 Feb 17

Reply #626120

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

NBL classic game on Fox now... semi final from 2008 Wright's Bullets vs. Goorjian's Kings.... Ahh the good old days unlike the boring trash semis of this year.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
21:08 17 Feb 17

Reply #626121

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

2007*


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Just
Two weeks ago
21:14 17 Feb 17

Reply #626122

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Cotton may just be the best player in this league. Or at least would have to a close second to Randle. Deadly 3 point shot, elite finishing around the rim, great handle with a deadly crossover, super quick, doesn't overplay and manages to always keep his composure... just the ultimate shooting guard. I can't remember a better finals performance than that from a Wildcat in years. I wonder if the Wildcats have any chance at all at of hanging onto him for another season. I fear he's too good to stick around.


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Brunson
Two weeks ago
21:14 17 Feb 17

Reply #626123

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Well done Wildcats a well deserved victory.

Poor effort by Taipans, too many brain fades throughout the game and then shooting 3-19 from 3 cost them the game.

I have no issue with the refereeing in that game. Cairns kept putting the refs in position to call the fouls (moving screens, obvious fouls) and so they did.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
21:16 17 Feb 17

Reply #626124

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"So did Cameron Tragardh retire after being dropped by Cairns I thought he was going to try and get another team not commentate?"

http://www.cairnspost.com.au/sport/local-sport/cameron-tragardh-i-was-completely-blindsided-by-the-decision/news-story/


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FSTOS
Two weeks ago
21:17 17 Feb 17

Reply #626125

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

With Cotton Damo hardly even needs to touch the ball on offense. Just move it on occasionally and take a wide open sot now and then.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
21:17 17 Feb 17

Reply #626126

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

http://www.cairnspost.com.au/sport/local-sport/cameron-tragardh-i-was-completely-blindsided-by-the-decision/news-story/55e3aedb3664509ea948941ebafb33b9


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Train
Two weeks ago
21:17 17 Feb 17

Reply #626127

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Great win Cats. They really have turned the corner. Bring it home in 2


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
21:19 17 Feb 17

Reply #626128

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Surely if he loses the series Fearne is fired?


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J
Two weeks ago
21:27 17 Feb 17

Reply #626129

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Why fire fearne? He has gotten the most out of his team, they got outplayed today, can't blame the coach for them losing Cotton constantly, I'm sure he wasn't saying give Cotton wide open shots


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
21:35 17 Feb 17

Reply #626130

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

http://www.cairnspost.com.au/sport/local-sport/cameron-tragardh-i-was-completely-blindsided-by-the-decision/news-story/55e3aedb3664509ea948941ebafb33b9

Still doesn't actually say retired hints at finding a new team


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NBL Comm
Two weeks ago
21:50 17 Feb 17

Reply #626131

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

NBL.tv running for a record time after the game.


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NBL Comm
Two weeks ago
21:51 17 Feb 17

Reply #626132

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

How come the commentary team does 4 to 5 reviews of the game?


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
21:52 17 Feb 17

Reply #626133

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

he obviously didn't find one due to the timing as stated in the article.... der


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Vic Wildcat
Two weeks ago
22:00 17 Feb 17

Reply #626134

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Great win a little too early to be talking about a GF , this season has been the most even ever, and we have all been surprised each week with the results.

But if Prather and Cotton can keep that sort of form up, it will certainly be off assistance to our hopes.


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Manu Fieldel
Two weeks ago
22:18 17 Feb 17

Reply #626136

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Wildcats?

Fk em.


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Manu Fieldel
Two weeks ago
22:18 17 Feb 17

Reply #626137

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Hate em


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Dazz
Two weeks ago
22:21 17 Feb 17

Reply #626138

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Unsportsmanlike foul?

Art. 37 Unsportsmanlike foul
37.1. Definition
37.1.1. An unsportsmanlike foul is a player contact foul which, in the judgement of an official is:
• Not a legitimate attempt to directly play the ball within the spirit and intent of the rules.
• Excessive, hard contact caused by a player in an effort to play the ball.

• Contact by the defensive player from behind or laterally on an opponent in an attempt to stop the fast break and there is no defensive player between the offensive player and the opponent's basket.


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Dazz
Two weeks ago
22:26 17 Feb 17

Reply #626139

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Some too foreseeable aspects to this game.
Loved Wortho's comment: "its just an ordinary game between the Wildcats and the Taipans."

Too many fouls, especially on the forwards, Jawai, Egwu, and Mitchell all in trouble early. Cairns backcourt unable to contain Cotton and Prather.


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dj
Two weeks ago
22:33 17 Feb 17

Reply #626140

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

So want Cotton to stay at the cats but unfortunately he wont be back after this season. Hes too good for this league. Hell get more money overseas or the NBA will call him back.


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Dazz
Two weeks ago
22:39 17 Feb 17

Reply #626141

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Its true that for many players this is a stepping stone to better things, and good luck to them. No doubt Cotton will go and play Summer league, but will he get the call-up? Dynamic small PG's have a history of doing extremely well in the NBL, whilst being too small to play elsewhere.
And he's already had a look at Turkey and decided no thanks.

Either way, its going to be an extremely nervous off season for Perth, as their two biggest stars will undoubtedly be in demand elsewhere.


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Manu Fieldel
Two weeks ago
22:40 17 Feb 17

Reply #626142

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Taipans just aren't cottoning on to the fact that they need to stop Bryce.

How bout a straight 2-3 zone, eh Fearney?


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Manu Fieldel
Two weeks ago
22:50 17 Feb 17

Reply #626144

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Btw thanks Fearney for taking Nate off during our third-quarter run. Really appreciate that one mate.


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leungtl
Two weeks ago
23:10 17 Feb 17

Reply #626148

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

There is as much chance of me playing in the NBL next season as Cotton... clearly too good for this place, extremely fortunate we got him when we did!


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
00:10 18 Feb 17

Reply #626154

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

If he doesn't get an NBA contract, and Perth can put together a decent sized contract for him, i think he'd still be a slight chance to stay. Not expecting him to, but i don't think you can completely rule it out. He seems like he genuinely enjoys being here. English speaking, similar culture to America, good beaches/weather, safe country, growing league that he stars in, great fans and organisation. If they can get a decent contract I think he may be willing to take a pay cut to stay. Like I said, I'm not really expecting him to stay, but I don't think you can completely rule it out.


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Bill on the ball
Two weeks ago
00:37 18 Feb 17

Reply #626160

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

I can't see any other way any team bar the Cats to win the flag.

You pay FOR what you get.... Cats paid a lot for Cotton.



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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
00:39 18 Feb 17

Reply #626161

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

You don't win a 'flag' in NBL that's AFL yobbo speak.


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Arcadia
Two weeks ago
01:17 18 Feb 17

Reply #626166

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

I had felt like the taipans were getting a lot of home town calls for almost six weeks.
Playoffs roll around, refs fly in, snakes in foul trouble, get smoked on home court.
Coincidence?


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koberulz
Two weeks ago
01:46 18 Feb 17

Reply #626171

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

"CAIRNS HAS WON 7 OF IT'S LAST 8 HOME GAMES AGAINST PERTH"

LOL @ the apostrophe, amateur hour production.
The closing graphic has said "A NBL TV PRODUCTION" all year.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
02:47 18 Feb 17

Reply #626172

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Still don't understand why their is no prelims in this National Series.. WTF


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
02:49 18 Feb 17

Reply #626173

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Perf can you tell me who Cotton is actually replacing under the rules again ???? The most annoying thing about this season is the amount of money that has flown around, sackings and no declarations of FB and Salaries of teams. Dodgy shit if you ask me....


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Dazz
Two weeks ago
03:40 18 Feb 17

Reply #626176

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

ROFL.
Every time this issue has been raised, nobody cared.
Now the 3 biggest spenders are out of the running, leaving Perth, and suddenly its "dodgy shit"


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Dazz
Two weeks ago
03:43 18 Feb 17

Reply #626177

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

One thing I don't understand is the focus of the commentary.
Surely with a Cairns home game, the bulk of the TV audience is going to be from Perth, so i would have thought they would slant it more towards that market?


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koberulz
Two weeks ago
03:45 18 Feb 17

Reply #626178

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Every time this issue has been raised, nobody cared.

only a moron could ignore the numerous discussion on this topic and conclude "no one really cares".

https://www.hoops.com.au/forum/40732-still-no-published-nbl-salaries/#p620963

Tremendous.


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Tom
Two weeks ago
05:35 18 Feb 17

Reply #626179

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Dominant performance from Perth. Did it easy offensively and made it tough for Cairns to get up a shot at the other end,
Illawara, Cairns both lost because of an inability to defend the on ball. Gladden tried in the end to overplay the screen side but needed Loughton to jump up and double the ball Cotton.
The only time cairns looked dangerous was when they made 4 or 5 layups attacking the rim along with getting stops at the other end.
Looks ominous if you support Cairns. Hell even Mattie Knight had a spring in his step.


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paul
Two weeks ago
07:52 18 Feb 17

Reply #626181

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Brilliant Kobe!


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KET
Two weeks ago
10:08 18 Feb 17

Reply #626186

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Dazz are you actually asking for commentary bias towards Perth?


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cats 4 life
Two weeks ago
10:31 18 Feb 17

Reply #626188

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Good road win, need to close it out on Monday. Would of been awesome had we had cotton all season. Experience showed last night.

Will be interesting what mindset will Perth come in on Monday night? Need to play hard and just expect to win because you are at home.


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Eastside LB
Two weeks ago
11:02 18 Feb 17

Reply #626191

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

hahahahaha koberulz I'm not ur biggest fan but that was so simple yet so lethal I gotta give u props


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KET
Two weeks ago
11:47 18 Feb 17

Reply #626192

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

I don't see teams beating Perth in Perth particularly with the raucous Red Army. I think they're also the most likely side to win away (apart from Hawks).

Worth a tenner to win it all imo.


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Manu Fieldel
Two weeks ago
12:00 18 Feb 17

Reply #626194

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Hey Podge,

Thoughts on last night my man? Still drowning your sorrows or?


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Manu Fieldel
Two weeks ago
12:01 18 Feb 17

Reply #626195

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

And shout out to Grebuoy. I like your style.

What were your thoughts?


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
12:30 18 Feb 17

Reply #626199

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Hey Manu, what are your thoughts??

Oh, no one cares...


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Kingpodge
Two weeks ago
14:06 18 Feb 17

Reply #626211

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Manu, outplayed by Cotton and Prather with the ball, Hogan and Reid with the whistle.

Onward and upwards to game 2.


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greybuoy
Two weeks ago
14:22 18 Feb 17

Reply #626212

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Manu, (and any others), I thought Perth were scary-good against Melbourne, last regular game.
Very hard gig to shut down Prather and Cotton simultaneously; and no, I don't see Perth as vulnerable in being so dependant on those two.
Don't like the Taipans' group body language response to ref calls (all calls, it seems).
Maybe it's time for Aaron Fearne to ref-proof his game plans.
Gleason has.


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Dazz
Two weeks ago
15:03 18 Feb 17

Reply #626217

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Ah Kpberstalker, at it again, just can't help yourself?
Instead of being a perpetual ______, why don't you try actually contributing something? Or least try a post based on what is being discussed, rather than being a pedantic nit-picker?

It's bad enough from some anonytroll who's just joined in, but from you it simply pathetic because you are well aware of the issues, the history, and what I have said.

As you well know, I have been consistently questioning and critical of the leagues failure to follow through on its promise of published salaries, independent committee, etc.
My point is that every time this has been raised throughout the season, it is met by a chorus of "we don't care, the league is great, LK is awesome," etc, etc.
NOW, the only team remaining that would have gone appreciable over the soft cap is Perth, and suddenly its "dodgy shit."


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greybuoy
Two weeks ago
15:23 18 Feb 17

Reply #626223

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Dazz, maybe I could suggest something re player salary disclosure: all should be revealed at the end of the season when the thrifty clubs insist on their equalisation payments.


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Dazz
Two weeks ago
15:38 18 Feb 17

Reply #626229

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Dazz are you actually asking for commentary bias towards Perth?
commentary is only entertainment, it has no bearing on result, so "bias" is not really a huge factor, unless it becomes annoying.

The tendency with these guys seems to be to fill in with a lot of "colour" rather than concentrate purely on calling the shots, and that's ok up to a point. I just felt that much of it last night was focussed on Cairns. To the point where I wondered "are they focussed on Cairns because its their home game, and they are calling it from their home court?"And my point is that if so, they've got it backwards.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
16:07 18 Feb 17

Reply #626231

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Backwards? Focussing on Cairns when the game is in Cairns and the team finishing higher on the ladder is Cairns?
No way.
Like it or not there are more people tuning in than just Perth and Cairns fans and like it or not most of those people would have been barracking for Cairns. After 31 years people don't need more Wildcats shoved down their throats than what they already get. I hope all Perth fans aren't as precious as you about that. I assume not since this is the first criticism of this I recall hearing.


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koberulz
Two weeks ago
16:15 18 Feb 17

Reply #626234

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Kpberstalker
You are aware how forums work, right?

It's bad enough from some anonytroll who's just joined in, but from you it simply pathetic because you are well aware of the issues, the history, and what I have said.
I'm well aware of what you have said. I quoted it.


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Manu Fieldel
Two weeks ago
17:39 18 Feb 17

Reply #626243

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Yeah that's what I said after last Sunday, Grey, yet no one bought it surprisingly. United hadn't lose at home since Rd7 before Perth came to town. What do you mean by ref-proofing game plans?

Frustration got the better of us last night. Lost focus far too often.


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greybuoy
Two weeks ago
19:34 18 Feb 17

Reply #626274

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Ref-proofing comment made relative to the way Perth have avoided losing crucial player contributions because of foul trouble. Cairns seem to have made it a habit.


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greybuoy
Two weeks ago
19:36 18 Feb 17

Reply #626275

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Ref-proofing comment made relative to the way Perth have avoided losing crucial player contributions because of foul trouble. Cairns seem to have made it a habit.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
19:37 18 Feb 17

Reply #626276

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Poor #231. Doesn't like the Cats and their success so expects people to never talk about that. Absolutely moronic.


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Anonymous
Two weeks ago
21:20 18 Feb 17

Reply #626309

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

When will the league announce McCarrons one game suspension?


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Manu Fieldel
Two weeks ago
22:07 18 Feb 17

Reply #626319

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Nice observation, Grey.

Let's have a pick-and-roll defensive scheme and stick to it. That's what I'd like to see. And hey, those jumpers we were giving Knight are okay. Id rather he shoot an 18-footer than Cotton or Prather have the ball in their hands. Maybe just play him a little tighter though


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Train
Two weeks ago
22:16 18 Feb 17

Reply #626324

re: SF2 Game 1 Taipans vs Wildcats Feb 17th

Before Cotton came along, Perth absolutely sucked at the pick n roll. When JJ was here fans were screaming for Perth to run some on ball plays for him, makes me thing that maybe the problem with JJ was his basketball IQ and not being able to get to the right spots.


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