Hogwash
Two years ago

Wildcats v Breakers

Top 4 battle tonight in the Jungle.
Perth will be desperate to get back on track after 3 straight losses at home and last weekends double loss to Sydney.

I'm backing Perth.
Is anyone else?

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Yes. This guy

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Cooked Cats?  
Two years ago

Last chance to avoid laughing stock status

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Jack Toft  
Two years ago

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Jack Toft  
Two years ago

Lose this one and the wheels have fallen off

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

NZB

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

NZ got lot to play for here, could really dent the cats for all other teams but at home can't see cats losing in a tight affair. Hopefully the refs let them play a bit and ref both sides evenly, not normal procedure though I know.

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Udog  
Two years ago

I hope Perth win. I'm sick of all the posts about them after the past 2 weeks of getting smacked by Sydney.

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Cotton for at least 30 tonight. At least

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

In saying that, it'll be interesting to see how he reacts, because I dare say he got a kick up the ass for his recent performances. Does he sook or man up?

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Luuuc  
Two years ago

For me Tokoto is more the barometer for the Cats tonight. Needs to pull his finger out and return to MVP mode.

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Bol  
Two years ago

Yes agreed. Tokoto has been too busy showboating and not hitting the boards and playing aggressively enough. Cotton i think is more of a victim of poor team offense and not getting him the ball in the right spots and setting some decent screens.

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Udog  
Two years ago

I heard Henare called Gaze for some coaching tips....

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AngusH  
Two years ago

That injury to Hire did wonders for Perth's start to the game.

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AngusH  
Two years ago

I love watching Penney off the ball, what a nightmare to guard.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Tokoto is killing them

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

by them his own team

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

by them his own team

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Gleeson is a fat sulking pussy

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J  
Two years ago

Surely that was nothing more than a box out?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

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Bol  
Two years ago

Cotton with the breakaway jam!!!

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AngusH  
Two years ago

Stick a fork in Vukona.

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J  
Two years ago

Unsportsmanlike for playing the ball. Its netball

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AngusH  
Two years ago

He did grab the hell out of his arm, but I'd agree it's a soft unsportsmanlike.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Tokoto makes more passes at ladies then he does on the court. This guy makes dolla beal look like a saint

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Kenny>>>>>>>>>>>martin

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

That stuff tho OMG :OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

breakers falling apart

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Christmas is over breakers might be better looking foe Easter now.

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AngusH  
Two years ago

For someone as talented as Abercrombie, he has too many off these nights like tonight. 0-4 through 3 quarters and just about invisible.

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Why did Tokoto start off the bench

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Breakers HAVE GOT TO blow up the Pledger/Abercrombie/Vukona/Penny core if they ever want to be a serious contender in this league again.

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AngusH  
Two years ago

I think it's time to throw Delaney out there for 25-30 mins a game.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Looks like Ili, Newbil and Sosa's flukey and lucky streak have come to a halt.
They were never that good

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Unfortunately this is more like the Perth we know and HATE

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Mock  
Two years ago

We back baby and it's like we never left.

WATCH THE THRONE haterz

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Henare. Put pledger on u fuckwit.

You rotation at centre is clueless. What was your plan when you bought Christmas in.

Penney and I'll shooting 20 and 16%. Abercrombie not firing. What is your plan henare?

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Didn't watch. Was Perth genuinely good tonight?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Yes.

Things just got interesting again.

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Is Waxy okay?

I saw Hire had a calf, so that should be his season, yeah?

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Deimos33  
Two years ago

I don't know about Waxy but his shoes were impressive

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Timberball  
Two years ago

Perth genuinely good tonight. Finally got some bench production.
Waxy came back on but never looked comfortable. Was at the game so didn't have the luxury of stats but it seemed crazy Henare didn’t play Pledger more, Cooke and Brandt had no answer for him but had it over Loe and Christmas.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

I'm sure this will lead to a complete flip of cats threads this week.

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Udog  
Two years ago

Yep. Perth fans will stop turning on each other and the team and start pulling each others salamis again. Situation normal.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

I love to get pledger replace knight next season if the DJ thing doesn't panout

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Hires career is pretty much done. Great guy with all his mental health charity he does but his pro ball career is pretty much done

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

haha fuckin suck shit nz pricks

dirty team

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Huge percentage booster for the Cats to improve their top 2 chances

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Is the minor premiership done with a United win tomorrow?

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Cats 4 life  
Two years ago

Na, still got to play nz twice, next week Adelaide double will be interesting to say the least.

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Luuuc  
Two years ago

I didn't think it was a super-convincing performance to be honest - NZ were pretty average - but I'm not complaining either. Steps back in the right direction for the Cats.
Now I at least feel like Friday night vs Adelaide could be a good game.

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Luuuc  
Two years ago

...though it doesn't help that we will likely be down 1 starter
:p

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Breakers badly coached tonight pledger 9 mins 10 pts went small too often.we have 3 bigs use them Abercrombie is not playing well for a starter

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Henare can't coach bigs

Clueless as to what a good big does and doesn’t do

I was excited when Christmas came in as I thought either he or loe would play some 4. But he is just another piece at 5 which has never been a problem for us and as
Henare goes small whenever the opposition does - we hardly had to worry about that.

The issue we have is elsewhere
Ili - loss of form
Sosa - doesn’t drive
Abercrombie - inconsistent and never been one to dominate
Penney - old
Vukona - turnovers

All of the above means we can’t score. It’s awful to watch.

Perhaps a smarter third import would have been a small forward like conger, Felix, Buford. Abercrombie can play 4 as could the import when going small. Penney and vukona minutes could Reduce. Would have given another creator off of the dribble something both ili and Sosa are struggling with.

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Udog  
Two years ago

NZ getting old and slow.

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Luuuc  
Two years ago

I've never really tried to watch a Cats-Breakers game from a NZ perspective to figure out the downside of Pledger being on the court, so can someone else explain why they don't use him more? Because from a Cats POV it seems like he gets plenty of easy scores at one end, and Brandt struggles to score on him at the other.

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Tom  
Two years ago

I think over the last month we have now slid out of the top tier. We look like a team fighting for 4th and scaling into the playoffs. Sosa and Newbill both showed their ego problems that I have only seen glimpses till now. They each tried to do it all on their own. Sosa has always had that trait but now he seems to be getting worse.
TO or poor shot resulted and we are looking around for where the next basket is going to come from.
Abercrombie is taking time from Penney who is not lighting it up anyway but seems to be next best option.
Pledge was fantastic. He was on a roll but rotated out and could not get going again.
Ili's game has gone walkabout and he is not having the same impact as earlier in the season.
Christmas is going to have foul problems. He looks OK, nice rebounder but not a go to on the block.
Gonna have to scrap just to make playoff now.

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