Anonymous
Last year

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WA SBL - October 2017

there have been a few coaching jobs advertised in the last few weeks, and also a number that are vacant ie- goldfields giants,s/w slammers.
perth redbacks,mandurah magic and also Cockburn cougars application dates are closed.
is there any news on any of the above positions.
what about east perth men/women.

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Anonymous
Last year
10:41 5 Oct 17

Reply #648631

re: WA SBL - October 2017

East Perth MSBL have their coach already. Just not announced.


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Anonymous
Last year
10:42 5 Oct 17

Reply #648632

re: WA SBL - October 2017

I want more info about player movements. Need to see where the chips fall and see which teams are in for a big year.


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Anonymous
Last year
10:43 5 Oct 17

Reply #648633

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Well who is it?


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Anonymous
Last year
11:47 5 Oct 17

Reply #648641

re: WA SBL - October 2017

driscoll


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Anonymous
Last year
12:58 5 Oct 17

Reply #648663

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Is Lako retiring on a high or going for the double and eventual threepeat?


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Anonymous
Last year
13:42 5 Oct 17

Reply #648666

re: WA SBL - October 2017

can anyone from wolfpack confirm Christian clausen is to lace up the boots for the Joondalup wolves in 2018.


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Anonymous
Last year
14:12 5 Oct 17

Reply #648672

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Lako is back. Who is Driscoll?


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Anonymous
Last year
14:26 5 Oct 17

Reply #648676

re: WA SBL - October 2017

any news on Kalgoorlie? have they got a coach or signed any players etc


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Anonymous
Last year
14:27 5 Oct 17

Reply #648677

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Driscoll was an assistant at Perth last seson wsnt he?


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Anonymous
Last year
13:46 6 Oct 17

Reply #648978

re: WA SBL - October 2017

I believe a well known south west basketball identity is the front runner for the goldfields giants top job for season 2018.


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Anonymous
Last year
13:51 6 Oct 17

Reply #648979

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Mike Lay?


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Little H
Last year
16:08 6 Oct 17

Reply #649021

re: WA SBL - October 2017

ANON #78

Don't know where you get your info from but you right out of the ball park when it comes to a South West identity.

As Donald Trump would say. FAKE NEWS.


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Anonymous
Last year
11:50 7 Oct 17

Reply #649172

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Hearing that Goldfields may have to find two new imports for this season.


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Anonymous
Last year
13:44 9 Oct 17

Reply #649591

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Jacob holmen will be a massive loss if this is the case. pillard was a front runner an soft as butter . he will be easily replaced. its the support staff and coaching that will be the biggest challenge for the giants.
the bunbury rumour is strong for their coaching position. the giants are always letting us know what is happening they have been the best for many years with sharing their information. LUKOSIS ?


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Anonymous
Last year
13:54 9 Oct 17

Reply #649594

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Feel free to share who this Bunbury man is for the coaching job


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Anonymous
Last year
14:28 9 Oct 17

Reply #649612

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Jason Chalk?


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Lukosius
Last year
14:41 9 Oct 17

Reply #649619

re: WA SBL - October 2017

- We are currently negotiating with Jacob Holmen in regards to a return in 2018. As the reigning SBL MVP, we would be foolish to not try and get him back. Other clubs have approached him, and why wouldn't they, so this is of no surprise. He is getting married soon so his priority is on that at the minute.

- We have been advised by JB Pillard's manager that he has a significant knee problem, and to not consider him for 2018, so we are looking for a replacement.

- We are currently talking to prospective coaches, so will hopefully have that put to bed soon.

- We're on the verge of signing an Aussie big from the Eastern States. A media release will be issued upon confirmation.



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Anonymous
Last year
10:20 11 Oct 17

Reply #649849

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Megan Thompson named Cougars womens coach
Charles Nix named Redbacks womens coach


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Anonymous
Last year
10:37 11 Oct 17

Reply #649853

re: WA SBL - October 2017

tanya fisher to coach east perth woman and colin driscoll to coach men


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Anonymous
Last year
11:46 11 Oct 17

Reply #649866

re: WA SBL - October 2017

That would leave Mandurah women and Slammers men to be the last gigs vacant?


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Anonymous
Last year
12:01 11 Oct 17

Reply #649869

re: WA SBL - October 2017

goldfeilds


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Anonymous
Last year
12:06 11 Oct 17

Reply #649871

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Think you will find if Miegel doesn't stay on at mandurah, Craig Watts will be their new HC


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Anonymous
Last year
12:06 11 Oct 17

Reply #649872

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Watts almost a lock for that gig


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Sniper
Last year
12:09 11 Oct 17

Reply #649873

re: WA SBL - October 2017

I hear Michael Lay will retire from playing to take on the head coach position down in the south west. Any one down there confirm? Wattsy a lock to take on the magic women if Randy doesn't have one more crack at it


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Anonymous
Last year
12:10 11 Oct 17

Reply #649874

re: WA SBL - October 2017

What do these SBL coaches get paid? Are we talking $0-$3k or $3-$5k or $5k-$10k or $10k+?


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Yo Mama
Last year
12:16 11 Oct 17

Reply #649875

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Most would be 5-10. Ridiculous given the hours put in. Your elite level coaches such as ettridge, lakovic, Ellis, doccy etc would all be on 10k+


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Anon
Last year
12:54 11 Oct 17

Reply #649885

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Most would be $0-5k and probably investing some of that back into the program


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Anonymous
Last year
13:43 11 Oct 17

Reply #649890

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Lakovic elite now?


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Anonymous
Last year
14:05 11 Oct 17

Reply #649901

re: WA SBL - October 2017

ok to 5k hardly any if any on more than this.


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Anonymous
Last year
16:17 11 Oct 17

Reply #649929

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Can confirm with 100% driscoll is not the coach of EP men


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Anonymous
Last year
17:51 11 Oct 17

Reply #649935

re: WA SBL - October 2017

comfirm with what, do you have a name.


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JR
Last year
18:09 11 Oct 17

Reply #649938

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Who the is Watts? Never heard of him.
Why replace a great coach who has just got them to the grand final with a nobody?
Unless Randy doesn't want to coach again ?


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Anonymous
Last year
10:50 12 Oct 17

Reply #650007

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Craig Watts, very experienced at State level and was assistant to Miegel this year. However Randy will be going around again from all accounts


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Anonymous
Last year
13:59 12 Oct 17

Reply #650026

re: WA SBL - October 2017

lets talk about player movements,( not coaches ) chaudier pal is the interesting one - ive heard the Mandurah magic are in the running , also heard seva chan possibly on the move again


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Anonymous
Last year
14:16 12 Oct 17

Reply #650028

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Chan is not moving from Cockburn, why would he? Nener wants a team of young kids and the club wants zero imports, means Chan will do whatever he wants.

Della would have returned if he was playing more than 10 minutes, no doubt. Rumour has it Thomas is recovering well from Ankle Surgery but if he plays on at Cockburn, not sure. Some young boys coming through the program there would have valued those two sticking around. Will it happen?not likely.

Cougars will still have Field, Cummings, Chan.






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Anonymous
Last year
16:47 12 Oct 17

Reply #650046

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Holman to the Hawks

Hussey to the Wolves


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Little H
Last year
17:17 12 Oct 17

Reply #650051

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Anon 046
BWahaha Funniest thing I have ever heard.


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Anonymous
Last year
02:03 13 Oct 17

Reply #650105

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Pal is gonna be a problem next year. Heard he's been working hard and it's easy to see watching Thursday night games


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Anonymous
Last year
02:08 13 Oct 17

Reply #650106

re: WA SBL - October 2017

On closer inspection Chauders seabl stats actually translate to a double double in 30 mins. Not bad at all actually. Only played about 20 mins a game for whatever reason.


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Anonymous
Last year
14:15 13 Oct 17

Reply #650156

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Little H why is that funny? If you dont think either of those two guys arent a chance to play at those clubs mentioned then clearly you are the one who should be laughed at.


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Little H
Last year
14:44 13 Oct 17

Reply #650160

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Its laughable because it wont happen. One might but I know for sure the other one wont. So hence my laughter


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Anonymous
Last year
14:52 13 Oct 17

Reply #650165

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Elaborate or gtfo


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Yo Mama
Last year
15:00 13 Oct 17

Reply #650167

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Holmen definitely NOT leaving giants. Looking at long term deal up there and could even be player coach from what I've been told. My mail also has Hussey at Stirling not the wolfpack


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Little H
Last year
15:16 13 Oct 17

Reply #650174

re: WA SBL - October 2017

I will elaborate when things become official. I wont throw rumors around like FAKE NEWS,


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Anonymous
Last year
17:44 13 Oct 17

Reply #650197

re: WA SBL - October 2017

WTF is with the SBL advertising for a security firm? Very odd


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Anonymous
Last year
18:23 13 Oct 17

Reply #650217

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Link?


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Helen of Troy
Last year
19:14 13 Oct 17

Reply #650232

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Word around town is Holmen will be offered player coach role at Kal so I doubt he will leave


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Helen of Troy
Last year
19:14 13 Oct 17

Reply #650233

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Huss will probably play at Perry Lakes, possibly Pal too


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SBL Insider
Last year
15:39 16 Oct 17

Reply #651066

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Wolves have really raised the bar with their new stadium and logo. From the photos looks really professional, and the SCC crew at Bendat yesterday said it looks mint!

/have those rings ben tested for Dwayne Banjmain?


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Anonymous
Last year
15:58 16 Oct 17

Reply #651072

re: WA SBL - October 2017

East Perth men's coaching gig just advertised


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Anonymous
Last year
16:11 16 Oct 17

Reply #651076

re: WA SBL - October 2017

EP must have had Thwaites & Charlie both pull out.

Were looking at both.


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Anonymous
Last year
21:15 16 Oct 17

Reply #651120

re: WA SBL - October 2017

I think the real question is, has the glass been tested.


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Anonymous
Last year
20:38 17 Oct 17

Reply #651226

re: WA SBL - October 2017

If Cougars don't have a decent import they run the risk of being wooden spooners.
Heard DT wants to go to Hawks.
Nener does not value Della as a player so no point in the 35 year old playing again, wouldn't surprise me if he followed DT to play under Parsons.
Holmes is a decent player who continues to improve. But foul prone.
Field no where near the player he used to be since his arm injury.Cummings good Not much else there.Chan a bit soft. It's ok to want a young team but only have players suitable as 8,9 and 10th players.
Don't believe as a coach that Nener can attract players
Without an import and another big no finals for Cougars


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Anonymous
Last year
21:49 17 Oct 17

Reply #651235

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Field needs to not be the third or sometimes fourth option on the Cougars team. He wasn't at his best last season but a lot of that had to do with Neners game plan. He just didn't get Field enough looks. He chose to feature the import and Cummings.


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Feathered Fighter
Last year
21:59 17 Oct 17

Reply #651237

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Hawks looking to put two teams in SBL next season with the arrival of Thomas, Pal, Holman, Hussey, Della and two more that some idiot will put up here tomorrow.


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lel
Last year
22:19 17 Oct 17

Reply #651238

re: WA SBL - October 2017

DT spotted down at Bendat training with Parsons


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Anonymous
Last year
09:25 18 Oct 17

Reply #651258

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Don't know how Nener got the job again Will probably play Field as a guard again.


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Anonymous
Last year
12:13 18 Oct 17

Reply #651273

re: WA SBL - October 2017

still looking for coaches slammers,eagles,giants ,


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Anonymous
Last year
12:15 18 Oct 17

Reply #651274

re: WA SBL - October 2017

That was actually his best move of the year, allowing Gavin to play the 1 and actually get the team through sets, that's when they played their best basketball.

Every year there is talk Cougars wont have imports, they always end of with one if not two.


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Anon
Last year
12:19 18 Oct 17

Reply #651276

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Haha his best move,


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Anonymous
Last year
13:30 18 Oct 17

Reply #651283

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Played Field 1 and put Della on as well for more than 10 minutes Has He retired or not.


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Anon
Last year
13:41 18 Oct 17

Reply #651285

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Can't imagine he’d want to put up with another season under Nener


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Marky Mark
Last year
14:02 18 Oct 17

Reply #651286

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Got me stuffed why Tim Rundilick didnt get the womens head coach job at redbacks. What has this Nix guy done in his coaching career? Tim coached his team to back to back grand finals!!!


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Anonymous
Last year
14:03 18 Oct 17

Reply #651287

re: WA SBL - October 2017


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Anon
Last year
14:07 18 Oct 17

Reply #651289

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Nix got lucky with COY votes were very close and a lot of people wouldn't have voted for Ettridge or Lako
Nix Definitely not COY standards


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Anonymous
Last year
16:09 18 Oct 17

Reply #651313

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Rendulic got screwed for the Redback WSBL job. Should have been his. Typical trash club not looking after their own homegrown. Wait for that team to be a shambles this year. Nix couldn't coach at PL and he got lucky to have Michael Lay as his assistant this past season. Will be found out this year.


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Anonymous
Last year
16:19 18 Oct 17

Reply #651315

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Rendulic definately got screwed, My male was coach was asked to groom him for the job and then he didnt get it


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Anonymous
Last year
16:34 18 Oct 17

Reply #651319

re: WA SBL - October 2017

It was d league marky mark,
and it was a pretty stacked team.
JAKENS 150+ GAMES WSBL
ASHWORTH 60+ GAMES WSBL
HUGHES 60+GAMES WSBL
STREET 50 + GAMES WSBL
LISCOMBE 200 + GAMES WSBL
DONOVAN 150+ GAMES WSBL
HAYWARD 150+ GAMES WSBL
Should be playing grand finals


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Anonymous
Last year
18:05 18 Oct 17

Reply #651332

re: WA SBL - October 2017

They were beaten by Mandurah u-20s side for the div 1 GF this season. Nix a good coach and will get this squad up and about and probably wont include a number of the above.


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Anonymous
Last year
18:21 18 Oct 17

Reply #651338

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Two thirds of the above comments from Tim himself no doubt. Been with the club as a player and coach, so they obviously know him well enough to know he isn't good enough for the job. Move on, because frankly no one else cares.


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Yo Mama
Last year
00:35 19 Oct 17

Reply #651372

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Word is Rendulic didn't have the support of key players who made it clear to those higher up at the club, they would not stay should he be appointed. Another case of the arrogance of some who have grown up with Perth, then the harsh reality check when they realise they're not as good as their ego led them to believe. Expect that same reality bite half their men's team in that same category, once the cheque book dries up and S Redhage can't win them championships any more


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Roy Hobbs
Last year
01:24 19 Oct 17

Reply #651374

re: WA SBL - October 2017

There's a whole lot of crap being bandied about regarding Tim.

I'll bet Yo Mama is one of the self-entitled players that think they dictate who Coaches or if they even bother to turn up to practice etc. Maybe it's the same player that tried to undermine the last Coach in the middle of the Season and have him replaced?

Perth are just doing what they have done the last 5 years or so, over-look people from within and chase shiny new Coaches from outside. Will they lose another long-standing loyal person in the pursuit of the easy fix?

Does Nix have the tools to Coach Womens? Theres no track record there. At least Tim has Coached the last 2 Seasons, albeit D-League.

It'll be interesting to see who stays and who goes off chasing a pay cheque again.


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Yo Mama
Last year
08:49 19 Oct 17

Reply #651386

re: WA SBL - October 2017

(Mod: Sniping.)


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Anonymous
Last year
10:13 19 Oct 17

Reply #651402

re: WA SBL - October 2017

All is not lost , Tim can assist Nix this season and take over next season as the only reason Nix is coaching woman is because there are no Mens jobs going in the city and he didnt want to commute.
Can bet your life when a mens job comes up next season he will be gone.
He has to coach to stay involved and this was the only job going, If you sit out of coaching for a season its hard to be accepted for other jobs.


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Roy Hobbs
Last year
11:37 19 Oct 17

Reply #651413

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Ahahahaha thanks for the laugh Yo Mama.

You don't sound bitter yourself at all. No, not at all.

Feel free to identify who you are so I can make erroneous personal attacks about you too. You are sounding a lot like the Brother of a certain someone at the Club, hmmm.

No wonder people are loathe to say who they are on here.

Yup, Tim is a mate. Yup, what I said about the Club is 100% true. What you said about me is 100% crap, but keep hiding behind that name bud.


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Greg Gurr
Last year
12:19 19 Oct 17

Reply #651421

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Giants announce their first signing of 2018. 6-6" Aussie/American called Jake Martin. Grew up in the USA, played college in Chicago, played for the Bulleen Boomers in the BigV this year.


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Anonymous
Last year
12:30 19 Oct 17

Reply #651423

re: WA SBL - October 2017

"Perth are just doing what they have done the last 5 years or so, over-look people from within and chase shiny new Coaches from outside. Will they lose another long-standing loyal person in the pursuit of the easy fix?"

they been doing that to the players too, bringing in players from outside clubs (wolves,suns, tigers) and they are not any better than the long-standing loyal players


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Anonymous
Last year
12:41 19 Oct 17

Reply #651424

re: WA SBL - October 2017

i think they are better the past few years with the players they brought in(played finals)
Previous seasons finished near the bottom with the long standing loyal players you speak of


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Anonymous
Last year
13:10 19 Oct 17

Reply #651427

re: WA SBL - October 2017

They even bring in players from the Suns? Wow.


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Anonymous
Last year
14:28 19 Oct 17

Reply #651433

re: WA SBL - October 2017

60k to buy players and an import earnt them 3 more wins this year than the long standing loyal players got them in '15. How much better???


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Annon
Last year
14:38 19 Oct 17

Reply #651436

re: WA SBL - October 2017

It is a joke of a league anyway. Clubs are horribly run and there are so many cases of big fish little pond. Coaches who cant coach and players that cant play being talked about like they are amazing. Blows my mind. Take a trip to the east coast and check out some SEABL or even Big V and compare it to the puss that people rate as great basketball over here.


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Anonymous
Last year
14:42 19 Oct 17

Reply #651437

re: WA SBL - October 2017

is there a big v or seabl thread to go to then


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Anonymous
Last year
14:43 19 Oct 17

Reply #651438

re: WA SBL - October 2017

I am pretty sure Parsons and DT are mates and just because they are catching up means nothing.


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Anonymous
Last year
14:51 19 Oct 17

Reply #651440

re: WA SBL - October 2017

They played Field at the 1 and got through sets. Isn't Chan a PG? Isn't DT a PG? Isn't Van Lit a PG?


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Anonymous
Last year
15:01 19 Oct 17

Reply #651443

re: WA SBL - October 2017

3 games better and a finals appearance
Dont know if the woman would have spent 60k?
Import was injured the whole year.


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Anonymous
Last year
15:19 19 Oct 17

Reply #651447

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Swept in the 1st round of the finals

import played 24 games and averaged over 30 minutes a game, I dont think she was injured

Give the 2015 long standing loyal players just 1 import and i'm sure they would have won 3 more games and made finals too


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Anonymous
Last year
15:28 19 Oct 17

Reply #651449

re: WA SBL - October 2017

The league was 10 times better in 2016 and 2017 than it was in 2015.


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Anonymous
Last year
15:30 19 Oct 17

Reply #651451

re: WA SBL - October 2017

SOUNDS LIKE A DISGRUNTLED 2015 PLAYER


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Anonymous
Last year
13:05 20 Oct 17

Reply #651598

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Nixy mmmmmmmm......
They had 4 x imports plus Ty for a few games.
On face value that team NEEDS to win the Chip.

But they did face Perth Redhagebacks, so Slammers were clearly 2nd best i reckon.

Still on paper 1/4s is terrible result.


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Anonymous
Last year
13:48 20 Oct 17

Reply #651610

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Nix is going to be coaching girls, how hard could it be!


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Greg Gurr
Last year
14:16 20 Oct 17

Reply #651616

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Anywaysssss..... enough of this rubbish.

Anymore comings/goings/signings? Giants have picked up that Aussie/yank forward. Anyone else with some signings?


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Serious?
Last year
00:50 21 Oct 17

Reply #651834

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Please stop using Greg Gurr name on this site when it is not him. As a friend I request you stop please


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Kenny Mayne
Last year
00:54 21 Oct 17

Reply #651836

re: WA SBL - October 2017

It's a nickname.


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Helen of Troy
Last year
11:15 21 Oct 17

Reply #651884

re: WA SBL - October 2017

This thread seems to be coaches writing most of the time. I've never seen coaching be such a huge topic anywhere else


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Anonymous
Last year
14:49 23 Oct 17

Reply #652598

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Seeing in the article for HC applications that Joe Alan plans to play on in 2018. How many games has he played now? He must be getting close to the record.


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Ayd
Last year
18:00 23 Oct 17

Reply #652647

re: WA SBL - October 2017

He's still good for a few elbows.


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Anonymous
Last year
18:12 23 Oct 17

Reply #652651

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Hussey back to Wolves?


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Anonymous
Last year
13:15 24 Oct 17

Reply #652823

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Cockburn throwing all their money at Hussey and Armour and Scott to head to the Den. Rumour has it they have lost Cummins. Will there be enough balls at the orange shed in the paddock?


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Anonymous
Last year
13:18 24 Oct 17

Reply #652831

re: WA SBL - October 2017

armour and scott are not a successful partnership.
hussy and scott may work - the 3 of them together - no chance in hell of working.


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Anonymous
Last year
16:55 24 Oct 17

Reply #652876

re: WA SBL - October 2017

How do you lose Cummings? He was their one player worth building around. No disrespect to Gavin, but he wasn't someone you were going to build your teams future around. That's a massive loss if true.


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Anonymous
Last year
16:58 24 Oct 17

Reply #652877

re: WA SBL - October 2017

I call bullshit on Cockburn trying to get all those guys. They wouldn't pay for a second import so how do they afford all these guys.


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Anonymous
Last year
17:15 24 Oct 17

Reply #652883

re: WA SBL - October 2017

I had heard Cockburn weren't even going to be able to afford one import let alone recruit others across. Cummings probably headed to East Perth with the wildcats connection


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Anonymous
Last year
17:29 24 Oct 17

Reply #652886

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Teams pay $$$.
Coburn doesnt pay players.
So its that simple, those that want to play for the club for free will stay around.
Those that dont, wont.

At times its a fair chunk of coin too.
You cant blame the young guys for leaving for $$$ there is no right or wrong here.




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Anom
Last year
18:03 24 Oct 17

Reply #652897

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Hussey apparently is going to be playing for redbacks


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Anonymous
Last year
18:42 24 Oct 17

Reply #652913

re: WA SBL - October 2017

So what possible reason would Hussey want to go to Cockburn for if they can't pay him?


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Anonymous
Last year
04:34 25 Oct 17

Reply #652987

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Hussey will go to whoever pays him the most
Cockburn won't pay anyone no imports this year.
Without Cummings, No imports and No Della ,Coach has little to work with .
Hard year ahead
Club with the most money will win


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Anom
Last year
15:10 25 Oct 17

Reply #653100

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Nik offered starting spot and Joel is ok to come off the bench


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Anonymous
Last year
16:48 25 Oct 17

Reply #653126

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Wow so Lako will be starting himself and Wagner coming off bench? That guys ego has no boundaries


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Anonymous
Last year
16:51 25 Oct 17

Reply #653127

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Why wouldn't you play both together. Wags is not a scorer so could simply distribute.

Cockburn haven't paid anyone in a long time except Gavin and sometimes leaving the club isn't always about money.


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Anon
Last year
17:12 25 Oct 17

Reply #653133

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Parsons was under the same restrictions as Nener and found ways to get around it that didn't cost the club money and still won them a championship
Up to Nener to find ways to keep players and improve the program


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Anonymous
Last year
18:26 25 Oct 17

Reply #653164

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Get Marcus Goodes back!!


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Ayd
Last year
00:22 26 Oct 17

Reply #653214

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Yep Hussey at Redbacks confirmed. Makes you wonder where Nelson fits in? Doubt he'd want to come off the bench after this DP stint.


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Phil Jackson's Ring
Last year
10:25 26 Oct 17

Reply #653250

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Expect to see Cummings back in navy, white & BLACK next season. Loch & Lach set to become the league's new splash brothers...


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Anonymous
Last year
11:54 26 Oct 17

Reply #653271

re: WA SBL - October 2017

HUssey confirmed at redbacks.. where?


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Anon
Last year
12:25 26 Oct 17

Reply #653275

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Pal is gonna need a point guard in Mandurah. I like him paired with a Hussey or even seva


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Anon
Last year
12:25 26 Oct 17

Reply #653276

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Add a couple of imports and that could be a nice core, not to forget fun to watch


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Anonymous
Last year
12:55 26 Oct 17

Reply #653280

re: WA SBL - October 2017

seva has been offered money from mandurah.


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Anonymous
Last year
18:20 26 Oct 17

Reply #653386

re: WA SBL - October 2017

So Cummings is back at the Tiger?


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anon
Last year
18:23 26 Oct 17

Reply #653387

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Ive heard nelson is leaving redbacks, looking for a bigger role


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Anonymous
Last year
00:44 27 Oct 17

Reply #653445

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Watched Pal play at lakeside tonight and I'm pretty impressed. I know it's just Thursday night comp but I haven't seen another local play above the rim as effortlessly as he displayed tonight. 5+ dunks easily with at least 3 alleys, some running on the break with guards. Whatever he's doing keep doing it big fella


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Hellen of Troy
Last year
00:57 27 Oct 17

Reply #653451

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Whatever he's doing, keep doing it.

He looks a lot slimmer so he must really be working hard. I wanna see him at full tilt next season, and in the sbl


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Phil Jackson's Ring
Last year
10:33 27 Oct 17

Reply #653532

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Tigers starting line-up for 2018...

1. Armour
2. Cummings
3. Scott
4. Bowie
5. Turner

Watch for Evans to get increased minutes behind Cummings/Scott and the emergence of Mitch Hampson and Luke Jackson...


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Sid
Last year
14:15 27 Oct 17

Reply #653636

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Yeah Nelson likely to end up in SEABL.


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Anonymous
Last year
15:07 27 Oct 17

Reply #653640

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Lol at that Tigers lineup. I guess making shit up is popular on this forum


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Anon
Last year
15:22 27 Oct 17

Reply #653641

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Why would they go with that line up which was piss poor in the finals this year? Adding a couple of kids won't get them anywhere.


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Anonymous
Last year
15:29 27 Oct 17

Reply #653642

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Can confirm the Tigers are looking at:

1. Armour
2. Cummings
3. Scott
4. Bowie
5. IMPORT

Turner has already signed with the SEABL next year, hoping to make NBL as a naturalised player. They are looking at another dominant big that has played in this league 2 years ago.

Cody out with hip surgery, will hurt them with shot blocking and just a body in the paint.


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Anonymous
Last year
15:50 27 Oct 17

Reply #653649

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Can confirm that there is a difference between looking at and actually having a player on your roster. That lineup for the Tigers is wrong. It's just a made up pipe dream.


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Anonymous
Last year
16:01 27 Oct 17

Reply #653656

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Bowie at the 4 is silly


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Anonymous
Last year
18:03 27 Oct 17

Reply #653686

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Bowie at the 4 isn't even the dumbest part of the post


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Greg Gurr
Last year
19:16 27 Oct 17

Reply #653721

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Senators will be hoping Cody Ellis can keep up his current NBL stats of 6mins per game. Will mean he can play as an Aussie instead of a restricted spot.

On a downside, they will likely lose Corban Wroe who will probably return home to the East (if he hasn't already) after his Wildcats experiment didn't really work out.


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Anonymous
Last year
20:15 27 Oct 17

Reply #653739

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Just goes to show you how the SBL is on the decline. Cody Ellis can't get a game in the NBL but averages big numbers in the SBL.
SBL only had Dexter Kernich Drew and Cody Ellis from the NBL, the QBL has more NBL players. Only a few years ago you had players like Tom Jervis, Luke Nevil, Peter Crawfords in the SBL, but now you can't even get half decent imports.
SEABL, QBL and Big V arguably better than the SBL now. Sad days.


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Anonymous
Last year
22:36 27 Oct 17

Reply #653763

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Just enjoy the players that are in the league now. You whinge like a little bitch over what the SBL doesn't have instead of enjoying what it does have. Heaps of great players to watch and some really good rivalries being built.


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Anonymous
Last year
22:47 27 Oct 17

Reply #653768

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Ellis averages were 16 ,5 and 3 hardly big numbers, about 30th in scoring , 36th in boards in the league so for a starting power forward pretty average.


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Anonymous
Last year
22:49 27 Oct 17

Reply #653769

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Just enjoy the players that are in the league now. You whinge like a little bitch over what the SBL doesn't have instead of enjoying what it does have. Heaps of great players to watch and some really good rivalries being built.


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Anonymous
Last year
23:02 27 Oct 17

Reply #653770

re: WA SBL - October 2017

You don't watch the SBL do you? You must be one of those old fucks who just complain about stuff on the interwebz because you are sad and miserable. Cody was one of 3 NBL players on his team. Avg of 16 in the league last season was the equivalent of about 20 in the previous season. Not bad on a team that ran an offense which involved more than 1 guy who took all the shots


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Anonymous
Last year
23:24 27 Oct 17

Reply #653774

re: WA SBL - October 2017

#653770 which reply / poster are are you abusing?


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Anonymous
Last year
13:15 28 Oct 17

Reply #653820

re: WA SBL - October 2017

the SBL is very average. No player gets any NBL interest. Its a bush league and is treated as such. SEABL is more competitive and professionally run.


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Anon
Last year
15:09 28 Oct 17

Reply #653832

re: WA SBL - October 2017

How piss weak are these people/children who continually run down the SBL. SBL draws from 2 million - SEABL draws from 20 million and probably has sponsorship x 10.
On a per capita basis, WA produce a good number of NBL quality basketball players and punch above their weight.
But you don't have to like our "bush league" and nobody is interested in hearing you bad mouth it.
Perhaps you could put up some of your stats for the years you ripped the SBL apart.


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Anonymous
Last year
16:50 28 Oct 17

Reply #653845

re: WA SBL - October 2017

SBL is trash. If you like it that's fine but don't expect people to not tell you the truth about its quality just to make you feel better about it.


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Anon
Last year
18:35 28 Oct 17

Reply #653892

re: WA SBL - October 2017

You are a fuckwit. If you like being a fuckwit that's fine, but don't expect people to not tell you the truth about your quality just to make you feel better about it.


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Anonymous
Last year
18:36 28 Oct 17

Reply #653894

re: WA SBL - October 2017

SBL is putrid. WA lags far behind.


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Anonymous
Last year
20:49 28 Oct 17

Reply #653946

re: WA SBL - October 2017

whinge whinge whinge. And yet all you SBL-haters... guess what. When the season rolls around, you still put up $10 every weekend to go abuse the referees and yell at coaching adjustments because you could do SO much better. If the SBL is putrid...what does that make you? grow up.


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Anonymous
Last year
22:14 28 Oct 17

Reply #653952

re: WA SBL - October 2017

I don't go because it's too boring.


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Anonymous
Last year
22:52 28 Oct 17

Reply #653955

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Hahaha
I don't go because it’s the worst form of basketball going around.


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Anonymous
Last year
23:00 28 Oct 17

Reply #653957

re: WA SBL - October 2017

So all the people bagging it don't actually go to games? Sounds about right.


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Anonymous
Last year
23:01 28 Oct 17

Reply #653958

re: WA SBL - October 2017

We stopped going.


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anonymous
Last year
23:26 28 Oct 17

Reply #653963

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Sbl might not have the same quality players as seabl but it's definitely has more passion within its players and teams approach. It has also come a long way and will keep improving with or without your support.


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Anonymous
Last year
23:31 28 Oct 17

Reply #653964

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Passion? How subjective.


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Anonymous
Last year
12:01 29 Oct 17

Reply #653993

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Ranking:
SEABL
WASBL
QBL
BIGV
the rest


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Anonymous
Last year
13:09 29 Oct 17

Reply #653999

re: WA SBL - October 2017

QBL is 100 times better than the SBL ! you are just being silly if you think otherwise.
QBL had Torrey Craig, Jeremy Kendle, Tom Jervis, Mitch Young, Damon Heuir, Daniel Kickert, Shaun Bruce, Lucas Walker, Alex Loughton, William McDowell-White, Lance Hurdle, Brendan Teys, Stevie Weigh, Adam Gibson - and so many more!!!

SBL had Loughton for 4 games, Cody Ellis, Dexter Kernich and a retired Shawn Redhage who at 36 absolutely dominated the Bush League.


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Anonymous
Last year
13:45 29 Oct 17

Reply #654003

re: WA SBL - October 2017

QBL is far superior, some of you SBL lovers really need to get with reality.


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Anon
Last year
15:04 29 Oct 17

Reply #654019

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Who cares how good the other leagues are. What do you think we should do, fly to Victoria or Queensland every weekend to watch a game.
We watch because it is here and we like it. If we didn't like it we wouldn't watch it.
You would be the same person/people who called the NBL a bush league until you got that stuck right back up your arse.
And I'm sorry none of our clubs thought you were good enough to make a WABL team.


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Anonymous
Last year
20:40 29 Oct 17

Reply #654093

re: WA SBL - October 2017

top sbl players
Jackson Hussey - played 2 nbl games, 6 minutes and 3 turnovers.
Chudier Pal - averaged 7 points and 7 rebounds in seabl compared to 14 and 14 in sbl

Top qbl players
Actual nbl players

Yes while you like to watch it and it's available to you, don’t kid yourself by saying it’s better than the qbl or Seabl. It’s great you make do with what you have, but don’t get ahead of yourself. Your league is equal to waratah and the SA league, and I say that from experience


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Anonymous
Last year
20:42 29 Oct 17

Reply #654095

re: WA SBL - October 2017

I don't watch even though it is here and I hate it. If I liked it I'd watch it.


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Anonymous
Last year
20:57 29 Oct 17

Reply #654105

re: WA SBL - October 2017

With the SA state league now having two imports I'd say that league is stronger too. Only 10 clubs so it's not watered down.


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Anonymous
Last year
21:44 29 Oct 17

Reply #654113

re: WA SBL - October 2017

I think its pretty clear and accepted that SEABL is the top league in AUS outside of the NBL. The examples you are using to discredit the SBL are pretty pathetic.

If you are saying Hussey is a top player in the SBL I would say OK, maybe a top 20 player. Chudier Pal perhaps a top 30 player and averaged 14 and 14 when SBL was still 48 mins.

SBL and QBL roughly on par, depending really on the talent of the imports year to year.

Ray Turner in 11 games in the QBL in 2016 averaged 22.5 pts and 12.3 rebounds. This year in the SBL, 25 pts and 12.3 rebounds.

Tom Jervis QBL this season 23ppg and 12.5 rpg... No longer have access to past season stats but I am confident in saying that on a 40min game basis Jervis' averages were lower than that in the SBL. The East Perth website has stats for the 2014 season in which he averahed 16.5 ppg and 11 rpg (after adjusting for the 48 min game length).

Alex Loughton 18ppg and 8rbg in the QBL this season... in his 4 games in the SBL he averaged 17ppg and 10rpg (granted he was in a reduced role but also played some poor teams during that stretch).

Redhage averaged 25 a game this year in the SBL and I'd say he'd pretty much replicate that in the QBL.

Finally of the NBL players who played QBL last season this is how many games they each played:
Craig - 10
Jervis - 12
Young - 12
Kickert - 5
Bruce - 21
Walker - 20
Loughton - 8
Teys - 1
Weigh - 9
Gibson - 9
Weeks - 15

That is less than half the season for most.

However you spin the two leagues (QBL and SBL) are not that far apart.. despite what some posters here may believe.


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Anonymous
Last year
23:03 29 Oct 17

Reply #654131

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Keep spinning it SBL is at Waratah level not QBL.


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Loveforthegame
Last year
00:19 30 Oct 17

Reply #654134

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Would love to know who the chumps are talking trash. They stopped going to watch. But I would love to know when and who they played for? Would be rather interesting to see them actually post their names and see how good they were.

The sbls top teams are just on par with other teams around Australia. It's the bottom half of the league that isn’t as good as some of the other leagues. Would never find a kalamunda style team in The seabl but sorry to say there are crap teams in ever league.

By all means post your name and would love to see them on a court.


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Anonymous
Last year
01:09 30 Oct 17

Reply #654135

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Why do they have to be players? Fans can have an opinion.


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Anonymous
Last year
02:40 30 Oct 17

Reply #654138

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Seabl
QBL
Premier league SA
Big v champ
Sbl
Waratah

That's the order imo


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anonymous
Last year
03:11 30 Oct 17

Reply #654139

re: WA SBL - October 2017

I call bs on your order. Sa premier league is weak and the order should probably be seabl
Big v
Qbl
Sbl
Sa pl
Waratah


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anonymous
Last year
03:14 30 Oct 17

Reply #654140

re: WA SBL - October 2017

The sbl will always struggle to get major talent to play here simply due to accessibility. Players use the off season leagues to get extra coin so there's no point in moving so far away just to get a bit more $$


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Anonymous
Last year
10:50 30 Oct 17

Reply #654151

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Massive LOL at BigV being anywhere near SBL level. Same for any SA league. LOL

Seabl
SBL/QBL AT BEST ON PAR. Sbl prob a bit better
The rest


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Anonymous
Last year
11:45 30 Oct 17

Reply #654156

re: WA SBL - October 2017

No chance SBL is QBL level. I would have SA on par with SBL or slightly ahead. Better NBL guys involved.


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Anonymous
Last year
12:22 30 Oct 17

Reply #654159

re: WA SBL - October 2017

it comes down to the quality of imports that are bought out for the season and also how many NBL players decide to suit up for the off-season.
just about all of the 36ers local talent play in SA . also a lot of NBL talent in the QBL. SBL has miminal NBL talent suiting up. redhage,ellis bragg.
I think it depends on the year , its a pointless argument anyway.
we don't we have the grand finalists from each state league playoff - top two teams from each state.


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Anonymous
Last year
13:55 30 Oct 17

Reply #654166

re: WA SBL - October 2017

No way SBL is at QBL level. Some of you SBL fanboys need to get with reality.


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Lukosius
Last year
13:56 30 Oct 17

Reply #654167

re: WA SBL - October 2017

There are six 2nd-tier leagues in Australia. At the moment I would rank them as:

1. SEABL
2. QBL
3. SBL
4. BigV & SA Premier League
6. Waratah

1. SEABL
Obviously the best league in Australia under the NBL. Has been for a long time and will continue to do so. That said, the best teams in the SEABL are a notch above the QBL/SBL, but there are also a number of SEABL teams who would be middle-of-the-road in the QBL and SBL.

2. QBL
If you take the NBL-Aussies out of the equation then both the QBL and SBL are on par with each other. And that has been the case for a while now. The reason that the QBL is half a notch above the SBL is simply because of the NBL Aussies that play in the QBL. There's 3 times as many of them!!

Over the last couple of years the QBL has seen a record number of NBL Australians playing in it. This is mainly due to location - the QBL will draw these players from the Taipans, Bullets, Crocs (when they were in the NBL), Kings, Hawks etc etc. On the other hand the SBL will generally only see Wildcats Aussies playing in it.

3. SBL
See above.

4. BigV & SA Premier League
Up until a year ago the BigV had it over the Premier League (PL). However with the PL going from one import to two last year, both leagues have evened up. The BigV has better Aussie players, but this is countered by half the BigV teams only having one import.

6. Waratah
Enough said.


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Anonymous
Last year
13:58 30 Oct 17

Reply #654169

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Great post Lukosius. You love the SBL but at the same time aren't delusional like the others.


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Anonymous
Last year
15:53 30 Oct 17

Reply #654177

re: WA SBL - October 2017

I assume those NBL players who play QBL and average over 10 mins a game in the NBL are still considered "restricted players", as is the case in the SBL? In that case each team is still limited to 2 restricted players. Many of the imports who play SBL or QBL if they were locals, would definitely be good enough play NBL. For example, a Dwayne Benjamin or Jacob Holman are as good a players as Mitch Young or Steven Weigh. I don't think a Brendan Teys would be averaging 25ppg in the SBL like Tre Nichols.

The difference is really then who has the better caliber "third tier" local, but unrestricted players.


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Lukosius
Last year
16:44 30 Oct 17

Reply #654183

re: WA SBL - October 2017

The QBL's restricted player situation is a bit more complex than the SBL's. In addition to a restricted player policy, the QBL also has a 'points system' in place, similar to what the NBL had a couple of years ago. This can have a significant effect on putting together a roster as teams only have a certain amount of points to use.

So when trying to compare the QBL with the SBL in this case, we are really comparing apples with oranges (or pineapples).


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Anonymous
Last year
17:22 30 Oct 17

Reply #654198

re: WA SBL - October 2017

^ well that further strengthens the argument that the 2 leagues are roughly similar. Regardless of the extra NBL players, the QBL teams can only have 2 restricted players (same as SBL). They are further limited by points.


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Anonymous
Last year
17:27 30 Oct 17

Reply #654200

re: WA SBL - October 2017

any news on your coach lukosius ? or further additions to your squad.
every team must be looking for the imports at the moment, anyone signed any at all.


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Anonymous
Last year
17:36 30 Oct 17

Reply #654202

re: WA SBL - October 2017

QBL > SBL


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Anonymous
Last year
17:42 30 Oct 17

Reply #654205

re: WA SBL - October 2017

I would go SBL, followed by Big V and SA PL, with QBL and Warratah bringing up the rear.


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Anonymous
Last year
17:53 30 Oct 17

Reply #654207

re: WA SBL - October 2017

QBL can't be at the rear with Waratah. Unless you're retarded.


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Anonymous
Last year
18:05 30 Oct 17

Reply #654210

re: WA SBL - October 2017

There is teams running around in SBL that couldnt beat a few teams at Lakeside A grade.
That is bad for any league!


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Curious baller
Last year
22:34 30 Oct 17

Reply #654245

re: WA SBL - October 2017

On the topic of leagues what are your guys thoughts on the English BBL compared to SBL. Mike vigor averaging 9-5-5 but was only averaging 11 in SBL. Maybe the SBL isn't as bad as u think...?


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Anonymous
Last year
23:14 30 Oct 17

Reply #654248

re: WA SBL - October 2017

That's because British Basketball League is woeful. SBL yes is on par or better than that joke of a league.


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Anonymous
Last year
23:52 30 Oct 17

Reply #654250

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Mm tight between SBL and QBL but I give SBL the slight edge by the length of a Tom Jervis dick


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anon
Last year
10:59 31 Oct 17

Reply #654262

re: WA SBL - October 2017

I give the QBL a slight edge due to the fact Townsville Cairns use it as a develpment league and the Rockhamptons and Mackays have huge budgets. Your Mooroochadores and Central Coast and Brisbane teams are right on par with most SBL teams.


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anonymous
Last year
11:21 31 Oct 17

Reply #654270

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Common sense is starting to prevail again I see. A few butthurt people were ripping the sbl to shreds on shallow grounds.


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Anonymous
Last year
11:31 31 Oct 17

Reply #654271

re: WA SBL - October 2017

QBL is far better.


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Anonymous
Last year
11:36 31 Oct 17

Reply #654274

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Sbl is trash, always is


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Anonymous
Last year
11:43 31 Oct 17

Reply #654276

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Cairns, Townsville and Mackay would finish 1, 2 and 3 in SBL.


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my2cents
Last year
11:53 31 Oct 17

Reply #654279

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Enough, geez can we just get back to posting whats happening in SBL rather than brave anonymous posters, some, who by their own admission don't even watch SBL, engaging in petty schoolboy "mine is better than yours" stuff.


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Anonymous
Last year
11:57 31 Oct 17

Reply #654281

re: WA SBL - October 2017

It all started with SBL fanboys ranking their league too highly and when called out getting way too defensive over it. Not sorry for calling them out on it.

Those northern QLD sides would rip shreds out of even the top SBL side which makes the delusional SBL comments even more ridiculous.


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anon
Last year
14:03 31 Oct 17

Reply #654303

re: WA SBL - October 2017

Yes I agree the Northern QLD sides would be dominant in the SBL there is no arguing that point because they already dominate the QBL lol it's all the other teams that are all about the same.


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Lukosius
Last year
13:05 1 Nov 17

Reply #654424

re: WA SBL - October 2017

A new November thread is up-and-running....

https://www.hoops.com.au/forum/42077-wa-sbl-november-2017


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