Jack Toft
Last year

Canberra v Adelaide Feb 16 GF Game 3

What a game game 2 was! Thrills, spills, "double dribbles". You name it, it had it.

Today will be the decider. Will Canberra lift the trophy? or will the fairy tale come to fruition for Adelaide? Line up the glass slippers, let's see what's in store.

Canberra was held to 73 points in game 2. An amazing effort by the Lightning and the crowd playing their part too helped. KG23 with an amazing tally of 24 points and 23 boards led all scorers and kept Canberra right in it. No doubt any game plan from the Lightning will revolve around trying the keep a lid on her. Adelaide are not phased by Canberra as was seen in game 1, but poor shooting in that game led to a Canberra win.

It's another sellout crowd in Canberra with "Hollywood seats" being added to get a few more in the door. The Capitals have been the form team all season and it is fitting that they have the chance to win this season on their home court. Adelaide will make it harder than getting a wall along the Mexican border.

Adelaide's season has been a season of two halves. Some Chris Lucas magic and the right script saw this series go into a third game. Has the magic run out? Will the glass slipper fit Nicole Seekamp's foot? Or will the Capitals play the role of ugly step sisters and smash the glass slipper.

This will be a great game and while I would love to see the Lightning get the W, I think the Capitals might just have enough in the tank, then again, the nation's capital is where dreams come true. Just like Hollywood the good guys always win.

Lighting does strike twice, this time by 1 point.

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Perthworld  
Last year

Hopefully any screenshots posted today are not from a grainy standard definition TV screen in the dark from a flip phone taken while laying on the couch like a lazy slob.

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Anonymous  
Last year

that clearly was not a SD monitor it was just a shitty photo so get your facts right

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Anonymous  
Last year

Should have had wnbl and w league g finals at different times...

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Camel 31  
Last year

So , Kelsey Griffin 20 20 . But , I really don't know who's gonna win .

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Anonymous  
Last year

Caps easy. they will get another dream run with the refs just like game 1.

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Big Ads  
Last year

Lightning coaching and support staff paid their way to Canberra.

Adelaide to do it for those guys.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Both a flop and a charge there?

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Perthworld  
Last year

#734385 laughable comment as it was clearly off of a SD feed as there was no "HD" in the Fox logo on the photo. You get YOUR facts straight.

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Anonymous  
Last year

PW there is a difference between an HD monitor and an HD stream

Go Lightning!

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Manu Fieldel  
Last year

Haha, Greg Popovich of the WNBL right there

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Anonymous  
Last year

Goriss must come from the Joey Wright school of answering interview questions.

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Perthworld  
Last year

What did Grant Kelley say earlier about the Lightning?

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Anonymous  
Last year

Found a new owner, will play on next year, announcement on that in a few weeks.

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Perthworld  
Last year

Nice.

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Wang whipper  
Last year

It's not really the commentary A-team doing this one.

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Anonymous  
Last year

I'm glad that the Lightning were gifted game 2 so that the Caps could enjoy this win at home in front of fans that turn up for more than one game in the season

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Anonymous  
Last year

And the lead is halved.

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Anonymous  
Last year

And another tech

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Anonymous  
Last year

deserved it too!

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Wang whipper  
Last year

what was the tech for?

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James Harvey fan  
Last year

Coffey has had a disastrous game

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Anonymous  
Last year

Anyone see nurse's James harden step back before

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Anonymous  
Last year

Nurse is a serial traveler at the best of times

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Anonymous  
Last year

Congrats to the Capitals. Deserved WNBL Champions led by the MVP.

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James Harvey fan  
Last year

Well done Caps. Best team all year

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Anonymous  
Last year

BSA gravy train staffers in attendance also. Waste of money.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Great win by the Caps. Very strong team.

Such a tough call between Griffin and Whitcomb for the opals going forward.
Both playing amazing basketball.

Surely Cole, Seekamp, Nicholson push out Lavey, Madgen and Magbegor from the opals after a stellar season.

It's also a toss up between Tolo and Bunton as the backup to Cambage.
Bunton was fantastic before her injury. Tolo has been solid but not outstanding.

Ebzery has had a woeful season in Perth and Seekamp should become the starting pg as a result.

The prospect side of things, it sucks that we didn't get to see Wallace. Wish her well in her recovery.
Aokuso deserves to at least attend opals training camp and Mangakahia should be there too, no question.



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Anonymous  
Last year

how is a guard going to push out magbegor?

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Anonymous  
Last year

Post
Griffin, Smith, Cambage, 2 of Bunton, Tolo or George

+

Guards/Forwards
Seekamp, Ebzery, Cole, Nicholson, Ohea, Allen, Talbot,

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Anonymous  
Last year

need Sami in there because that backcourt looks bad

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Anonymous  
Last year

I'm interested to see if Griffins game will translate against the physical European national sides, and the elite athleticism of team USA? I’d love to see her suit up in the WNBA this season!

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Anonymous  
Last year

Griffin for Asia, Sami for Olympics.

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Anonymous  
Last year

That's not a bad idea actually

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Anonymous  
Last year

2019 - Asia + Olympic qualifiers.

You can cut the 27 player opals squad down right now...
It's pretty clear.

KEEP
(16)
Seekamp
Ebzery
Cole
Whitcomb
Nicholson
Ohea
Allen
Talbot
Grffiin
Bishop
Smith
Magbegor
George
Tolo
Bunton
Cambage

CUT
(11)
Mitchell
Mansfield
Lavey
Tupaea
Blicavs
Madgen
Wallace
Wilson
Blicavs
Garbin
Scherf



Only 4 more cuts need to be made. 1 naturalised, 3 others.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Go Caps!! Well deserved and Lucy Bailey needs a pat on the back!

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TR  
Last year

Who TF is Lucy Bailey???

Do you mean Lucille Bailie. If so, calling her Lucy Bailey is enough to make baby Jeses cry and shit himself at the same time...

Lucille has been involved in the club for a long time and is a Caps legend. She's a fantastic GM, excellent role model and supporter of the Caps and WNBL and everyone hopes she stays on with the Caps for the long haul.



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Anon  
Last year

Great TR, and who TF is baby "Jeses" ??

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