Well this is unbelievable. With a budget in excess of $3mill. it appears this snippet in an another article looks like Cairns have no money.
"Meanwhile, Loeliger conceded it was "certainly not ideal" for NBL clubs to rely on handouts to replenish their roster with injury replacements. The Cairns Taipans required financial assistance from a local fitness blogger to bring Jerry Evans Jr. back as a replacement for the second time, covering for Michael Carrera, while another local business helped fund Chris Patton's short-term contract."
The NBL has gone on yet another spending spree that means the smaller clubs like Cairns will get left behind. Illawarra next?
Full article here.