Anonymous
Earlier this year

Australia v Canada Comm Games Final

Canada pip NZ on the buzzer and win 88-86 and advance to play Australia for gold.

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MACDUB  
Earlier this year

I'm sorry but that is just disgraceful from NZ. You can't play one quarter and expect to win.

Maybe a few of our TBs got a bit too carried away with the 'holiday' and forgot theyre here to do a job. Sheesh!

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skull  
Earlier this year

Oh...

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Big Ads  
Earlier this year

Wow, just wow

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Wow. I didn't believe this at first.

Would have to be up there as one of the biggest upsets of the games so far.

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Thunder Jam  
Earlier this year

You obviously never watched them. NZ couldn't beat a WNBL team.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Considering NZ beat them by 22 on April 8 that is a pretty stupid comment Thunder Jam

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

What time is it on? 9am Brisbane time?

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LC  
Earlier this year

One of the worst losses the Tall Blacks have sustained on the world stage.

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AngusH  
Earlier this year

Sheesh. I didn't even bother to watch the NZ game because I just assumed it'd be a comfortable win, and I guess the Tall Blacks did much the same...

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AussiePride  
Earlier this year

"You obviously never watched them. NZ couldn't beat a WNBL team."

Embarrassing for Australia then as NZ went very close to beating us a few days ago. You possibly don't understand the difference in standards between leagues.

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

What's more embarrassing is the referees. They are woeful.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Most sites had NZ head to head bet at $1.00. That's how big this upset was.

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Anon1  
Earlier this year

Don't know how Te Rangi ends up playing the most minutes (had 7 points, 5 TO's and 4 PFs).

Also sad to see some NZ players posting on IG an hour after the loss of them enjoying the games village.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

This one is gonna go down to the wire. as in why are we still including basketball in the com games.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Good grief Cadee is trash.

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Refs are trash and are soft as marshmallows.

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Hendo8888  
Earlier this year

We're playing absolute trash, and this isn't close. How did NZ lose to these guys?

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

NZ didn't play for 40 minutes. Long time to ho, canada will make a run.

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Canada didn't step out of court but called for doing so.

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Angus travelled, not called. These refs are garbage.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

so are most of these canadian players

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Really good drive by Jason Cadee.

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Jason Cadee is the worst free throw shooter of all guards.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Isn't the Canadian team all college players or did I hear that wrong?

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

University players, apparently.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I really hope the Wildcats are able to snag both Kay and Gliddon

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

stealing good players from other teams is their best hope since they are useless at developing their own

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Well, technical foul on Morgan even though didn't do anything. Lol.

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Unsportsmanlike foul against Kickett for a soft push in the back lol

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

"Stealing good players from other teams is their best hope since they are useless at developing their own"

While they may have been slightly more established, lots of players in recent years have still improved and developed while playing for the Wildcats.

Also NBL is a bit different to other leagues/sports when it comes to developing young players. With no draft and players moving around so much in the league, it's hard to justify investing too much time in very young players.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

oh yeah I forgot the Wildcats turned Ennis and Ingram into NBA players

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Got to get Kickert out of the game. Just awful with the ball. Why is he establishing the offense?

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Goulding was from Perth as a development player.

Daniel Johnson, Jawai, Casey Prather, Alex Laughton, Stephen Weigh, Tom Jervis, has improved or developed when younger either through the Wildcats or WA associated leagues in which Wildcats do put alot of energy into.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

FIBA referees should be banished forever.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

lol wilburs
much lol
megalol for jawai

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

my Ennis Ingram post was a piss take but you just made it real

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Newley with the dunk. Nice steal.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Wilburs it's a strange reality you live in. #Perthworld

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Boomers get bumped for the netball. Ouch!
LK still has some work to do.

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Channel 7 can't show the entire basketball game on the single channel. Tech!!

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rjd  
Earlier this year

Love the way Gaze is taking the piss out of Casey.

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Loved it when Gaze said to Casey that a player for Canada plays like Casey, a bit slower and he is a bit slower lol

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Gaze is great in the booth. Unlike Heal.

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Matt  
Earlier this year

Um why are some saying Boomers bumped for the Netball? Excuse me but the Netball side has far higher status than the Boomers and has achieved more.. If a survey was done, more in OZ would care about the Australian Netball side the Diamonds than the Boomers or the Opals...

And also so much for the haters calling Canada a Big V side

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Congratulations to Australia.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

"Um why are some saying Boomers bumped for the Netball?"

Because that is what happened.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Boomers defy the odds to win the gold! :-)

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rjd  
Earlier this year

The crowd seems underwhelmed by the gold medal win. NZ really devalued the gold by succumbing in the semis.

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Australia is choking in the netball. I rather watch the Boomers than watch the Diamonds choke.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Diamonds have greater status than the Boomers? You gotta be kidding. Netball is not even an Olympic sport. It cracks me up listening to the netball commentators who over hype what it actually is. Boring!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I'd rather watch a close game than a massive blowout.


Unless it is netball. I just can't get into it.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Bloody hell calling a choke pretty bloody early there

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CT  
Earlier this year

what a relief having Gaze commentating and what a difference between him and Linguicide.

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ME  
Earlier this year

"This one is gonna go down to the wire. as in why are we still including basketball in the com games."

Yeah, exactly. I think the whole tournament was a waste of time for the Boomers. I appreciate that these guys want to compete for their country, and all the more power to them, but how can you celebrate smashing a bunch of really shit basketball teams? I actually think the Boomers under-performed a bit today and played down to their opposition but still won by 40. It might be good for the ego but it does nothing to prepare the team and program for the real competition we will face in a year's time. This particular Boomers team wouldn't have its way with the B and C teams of the European nations, and those are the countries we should be more interested in meeting up with.

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PlaymakerMo  
Earlier this year

What's your point, ME?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

What rubbish ME. Anybody from this team that actually makes the World Cup team will hardly hit the court if at all. This team has no need worrying about the "teams we will meet next year" because none of them will be playing.

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D2  
Earlier this year

Yeah, exactly. I think the whole tournament was a waste of time for the Boomers. I appreciate that these guys want to compete for their country, and all the more power to them, but how can you celebrate smashing a bunch of really shit basketball teams?
ROFL
Same way anybody celebrates winning gold in the Comm Games.
Same way the USA team celebrates at the Olympics.
Same way we all celebrated the extra Golds in Moscow and LA.
Plus most of these guys wouldn't get a gig at the Olympics and Worlds, so this is a big deal for them.

Might as well say that they shouldn't celebrate an NBL championship barbecue its a shit league compared to the NBA.

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D2  
Earlier this year

I'm surprised India were so shit, I thought they were supposed to be an emerging force?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

It's the commonwealth games so no one cares, right?

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Wow, did Australia really choked in the netball? I went to Red Rooster, got back and England getting gold medals.

Australia didn't turn up mentally early on, warning signs were there yet thdy did nothing to adjust.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

not sure what is worse, watching a netball choke or eating red rooster

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AngusH  
Earlier this year

Netball was a hell of a lot more exciting than the basketball.

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Pointybits  
Earlier this year

Agree with ME that this tournament is a social outing for the Boomers. Australia gained nothing it was like A grade men playing D grade on Monday night.
In reality Canada sent a 3rd stream to play a 2nd stream Australisn outfit. Come Olympics maybe Kay may get a jersey. The rest are all great players but few will get a look in when our NBA players put their hands up.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

"I went to Red Rooster"

Thanks for letting us know.

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