Jack Toft
Years ago

Taipans-Hawks Nov9

"Ah" - with an atomic number of 119, that's the element of surprise and that's about the only way the Hawks could knock off the Taipans today.

Hawks are in the doldrums. Bottom of table, injuries, first season coach, the list goes on. It's the script from a Hollywood children's movie, but unlike the lift me up, feel good happy ending where we all go off to have mom's apple pie after winning the little league, the real world is a cold, dark, grey mean place.

Taipans are playing pretty well as a team and share the love around with an incredible 5 players averaging double digit scoring and rebounding love shared around the group. It's Taipan time tonight.

It's about the only time we can say this, Taipans by 10

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AngusH  
Years ago

If nothing else, the Taipans have been fun to watch this season, and Ball too for Illawarra. Expecting some highlights, but a comfortable double-digits Taipans win.

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Mystro  
Years ago

Taipans by 14
Space Cam to feast

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Taipans by 10+.

Any word on when the Hawks will have a replacement for Brooks? They desperately need help. Blanchfield has been a real disappointment this year.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

You're right. If there was an award for Least Improved he would be right in the mix to win it.

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PeterJohn  
Years ago

Interesting comment by one of the commentators at the hawks game last week. Said that Blanchfield needs stuff run for him to be effective and that hasn't happened this season. It made sense given Brooks and Ball have dominated the ball and offence for the Hawks. But I wonder what others with a keener eye than me think of that as an explanation for Blanchfield’s struggles this season?

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A.  
Years ago

Snakes by 40.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

taipans by 25

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A.  
Years ago

Luckily the WNBL is on at the same time as the Hawks game again this week, gives basketball fans something to watch on a Saturday evening.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Why is the wnbl shown in such better picture quality as the nbl? wtf

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Black and orange jerseys look nice

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Perthworld  
Years ago

They do indeed. Are these their alt/third strip?

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Lamelo playing a blinder. Anderson turning back the clock.

Hawks can smell a W here

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Lamelo is flat out ballin tonight

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George  
Years ago

Pathetic field shooting from Taipans.
NBL wake up.
Simply not enough good players to go around the amount of teams currently playing. Down by 15 to the Hawks at half time is just plain embarrassing.

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Anon  
Years ago

Snakes findinf a way. Game on. .. hisss. Beware

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George  
Years ago

Anon,
Taipans suck balls

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Perthworld  
Years ago

George's bet not doing too well I see.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Nice to see a good old TV scoreboard clock fuck up. 7sec left on the TV clock when the siren sounds for 3QT

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Perthworld  
Years ago

LaMelo third youngest player to put up 18+ points in NBL history.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Melo is playing well how good is Anderson.
The hawks are playing better tonight.

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Perthworld  
Years ago

Boone too.

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Three to Make Two  
Years ago

Six ex-Hawks coaching tonight :-)

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Sunday dech with the breakout game. Grida and Glover can sit on the pine give sunday some serious minutes. Plays great d and can knock down the 3 ball.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Dech should be getting way more time.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Naar really isn't impressive at all when you consider he is 25. That's nearly the same as someone like Mitch Norton. Even Kyle Adnam is 25 and seems more handy than Naar at the moment.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Credit to Flinn for sticking with Sunday in the 2nd half. Good adjustment with anderaon in the starting line up too. Great win Hawks.

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Three to Make Two  
Years ago

Interview with Cam

Lamelo: "thank you, sir"!

What a nice kid. But bumped into his uncle (?) last week on way home from Canberra game (actually let him out of toilet at a servo!). Had a chat and he was very personable, as well.

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Lovebroker  
Years ago

Trust Cairns to make Dech look all NBL.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

How does it feel lovebroker to go through your entire life and achieve nothing of importance. To be an absolute scrub. I'm sure you’ll come back with a response as you’ll feel the need to defend yourself and you have the right top of course. But the reality won’t change that you’re nothing more than a bum. you spend time bagging out other people’s achievements because you can’t actually do any yourself.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

that was also one of jawai's worst games in a very very long time.

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skull  
Years ago

This group of Taipan players need a fucking good blast from their coach to get their attention.....not good enough, you are all professionals!!

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Embarrassing performance by the Taipans to be outworked like that on their home floor.

Massive publicity for program with Ball in town.

Fresh and only playing 1 home game that round.

Banged up Hawks team already heading towards a building/development year.

To get beat on the boards at home like that points to a real lack of leadership and culture in the club.

Annoyingly they seem to be a group put together to sell tickets but without any real substance behind them to win enough games to get back into playoff contention.

The lack of posts on here about such a terrible effort makes one think people in Cairns just expect as much now???

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