Isaac
Last year

Taipans vs Wildcats, Dec 12

Newly in the four, Cairns are home and hosting Perth. A three game streak and a bit of confidence should make this one interesting. If they can get the road win though, Perth are looking a chance at top spot thanks to Sydney's recent crumbles.

Should be decent match-ups amongst the guards and in the paint.

Your tip?

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Anonymous  
Last year

Cairns. Perth don't match up well against the long and athletic Taipans players

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Malcolm  
Last year

Cairns are flavour of the month lately but Perth were equally impressive last weekend.

Perth have lost twice already to Cairns I think they won't drop a third time against them.

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Anonymous  
Last year

91-90 Cairns

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AngusH  
Last year

Wildcats are probably due for a win over Cairns, but agree re: the matchups - Taipans a good chance at home in a close one.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Cairns have beaten the cats twice for a reason.

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Senator11  
Last year

Both teams have hit a decent purple patch, will come down to the final play I reckon, and Cotton on Terrico have their name all over over it win or lose.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Love to Cairns win a third time this season against Perth but can't see it. Perth by five and Gleeson to never stop complaining so he gets the calls his way.

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Jack Toft  
Last year

This is definitely the match of the round.

Cairns are hotter than a 16 yo step-daughter in a string bikini, and at home have been on fire. Perth are strong too, but have been beaten by Cairns on the road and at the Pussycat Arena, so there's no lock in for a win. A real danger game for Perth.

But Cotton in on the rise and playing well at the right end of the season. He will be the troublesome player for the Snakes. The Snakes on the other hand are working really well as a team and the silly little brain fades they were having early in the season seem to have gone.

I'm thinking this won't be high scoring in anyone's book, but surely those Cats can't gone down a third time? Is third time the charm? or are the Snakes the bogie team for the boys from the West.

I agree with Isaac, there's some solid matchups, and I'm thinking the Cairns might pull off a remarkable win. As a Sixers fan, I'm hoping the Cats will shake the snake to keep the Sixers hopes of top 4 alive.

Cairns by 2 in a game decided in the last 1:24.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Given it's the halfway point of the season, you could say both these teams are in mid season form

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Zodiac  
Last year

Cairns have been extremely impressive lately and match up well against Perth.

Taipans by 6

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Anonymous  
Last year

Generally love your work Jack, but making a joke out of Paedophilia is not your finest effort

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Anonymous  
Last year

Can somebody please buy JL a new box of crayons, so he can do a better job of the fixturing.

Why the hell would you give Perth a double against Cairns and Brisbane, but have the first game in QLD and the 2nd in Perth

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Carn Cairns Jawaipans. Scott Machado giving me the feeling of Scottie Wilbekin more and more.

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Another Anon  
Last year

3rd game in 7 Days for Cats away to their current bogey team. I'm going with a Taipans 8-10 point win before Cats head home and destroy the Bullets on Saturday.

Anyone know if the Cats went back to Perth after Sunday or went straight up north?

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Andrew  
Last year

I'm betting our little mid season slump is over, all up from here on in.

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Anonymous  
Last year

They went straight to Cairns after Sunday

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Anonymous  
Last year

I think the quality of the three imports Cairns have will sneak them into the top 4. I wouldn't be surprised to see them win this one.

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Andrew  
Last year

Cairns are already 4th on the ladder

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Anonymous  
Last year

The orange crush will continue their rise up the ladder.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Gleeson already into the refs at 3/4 time.

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Lovebroker  
Last year

Can you please tell me the score at 3/4 time? I'm only at the second.

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AngusH  
Last year

Wow. The Machado-Oliver connection is something else.

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Zodiac  
Last year

That was huge!

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Anonymous  
Last year

Perth 0-3? I rub my eyes in amazement, where is their honor?

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Andrew  
Last year

Cam Oliver to Wildcats next year.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Wildcats don't poach imports, leave that to United and kings

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Anonymous  
Last year

Kelly looking like being an excellent coach, Deng performance at both ends is fantastic and when you think he hardly played in Adelaide it might tell you something.
Great game so far. Cairns imports are fabulous, there next three, four players doing well. Kay v Oliver is fantastic.

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Anonymous  
Last year

"Wildcats don't poach imports"

they bought multiple championships by poaching Timmons & Redhage

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Anonymous  
Last year

Cats can't deal with these Snakes. This is enjoyable from everyone's 2nd favourite team.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Here come the floppycats

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Yinka Dare  
Last year

Cats poached redhage?

Um he was playing seabl for Bendigo as no other team wanted him lol. Barely poached

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Zodiac  
Last year

SBS stream shits itself again.

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Anonymous  
Last year

It's working fine for me

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Zodiac  
Last year

Working again here now

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Anonymous  
Last year

lucky you. you got to see a shot so bad that it banked in. life ain't fair sometimes.

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Zodiac  
Last year

Cotton just gave some Cairns player a mouthful

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Anonymous  
Last year

shabam

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AngusH  
Last year

Cairns making it interesting late, but they've looked flat out tired this Q, and I think Kelly stuck with Noi way too long.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Looked like cotton was getting held before the pass, need to see a replay though

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Anonymous  
Last year

Blatant USF on Cotton before the turnover... Not sure what the refs are looking at

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Perth Wilburs  
Last year

Cotton was hold onto before the ball was passed inbounds.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Cotton gets about 986398673 more free throws than he deserves so zip it

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Zodiac  
Last year

STFU Santa this guy is so annoying loves the sound of his own voice.

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AngusH  
Last year

About 8 mins too late from Noi.

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Anonymous  
Last year

no matter what you say, Perth have the biggest balls in the league, it's a class team

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Perth Wilburs  
Last year

SBS on demand should hand in their licence. Awful.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Great coaching again by the master. His game plan of having Cotton & White & Kay on his roster is genius. No other coach in the league had that idea.

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AngusH  
Last year

Use Twitch, I gave up on SBS a few rounds ago.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Noi got stop missing bunnies and play some D every week, probably cost Cairns game. The Wagstaff flop machado got be looked at by the league, heavy fines or suspension should stop it.
Gleeson again no's how to work those refs, even away they get the fouls. Well done to Gleeson on his 400th game, very good coach.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Ohhh, all the butthurt perf haters...

Maybe try getting a life, and finding a team to actually support

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Anonymous  
Last year

"The Wagstaff flop machado got be looked at by the league"

Fine Flopstaff and as for the ref who got sucked in by that crap he needs a week off because that was a horrible decision

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Anonymous  
Last year

"no's"

OK.

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Anonymous  
Last year

If you think that all Trev does is hires the best players then hopes for the best, you're an idiot.

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Anonymous  
Last year

I don't think that at all. No one works harder at whining to the refs for the full 40 minutes than him. No one. If doing it is even half as difficult as listening to it then I guess I respect his hard work and dedication.

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Lovebroker  
Last year

Yes....that worked wonders for Andrew Gaze and Dean Demopolous.

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Anonymous  
Last year

How did Shaun Livingston do wortho?
Homicide?

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Anonymous  
Last year

"No one works harder at whining"

I don't know, you seem to be doing a pretty good job.

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Joe  
Last year

Hate to admit this as a rival fan but Simon Mitchell was on the money when he said Perth are the best team in the league hands down and anyone who suggests otherwise is a chump.

Defence too good, players too unselfish, talent too much and veins just too damn ice cold.

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Good effort from my Jawaipans, but Perth were just a little bit better. Noi had a shocker - shame about that, our bench was pretty solid and prolly not gonna get that type of output on a consistent basis unfortunately. If the starters can't all contribute solidly it's tough. A bit disappointing considering the squandered final quarter, but it's great we're hanging in there with the big clubs this season.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Not seen much of Oliver before this season, but it's hard to believe he's not on an NBA bench somewhere. His athleticism and ability to stretch the floor is pretty much perfect for the modern NBA.

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Anonymous  
Last year

2 or 3 easy ones that were somehow blown down the stretch was about the only difference. It was further proof that Cairns can hang with anyone.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Perth do this every year eek out wins and once the playoffs arrive they start going to a extra gear

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Malcolm  
Last year

Unfortunate that Cairns lost but this close loss doesn't take away how well they have gone so far.

Those three Hawks losses might be what causes them to miss the finals.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Where do Cairns hit these threes from (for the love of God don't say nba range)??? They hit some seriously tough threes at big moments. The wagstaff flop even made cg43 proud im sure.

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Andrew  
Last year

Respect for Cairns but they were clearly out classed my a Master Coach.

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Perthworld  
Last year

Still got it. Three game win streak now with no other team over one.

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Tom  
Last year

White Cotton too steady for Machado, Newbill. Good game.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Cairns missed to many lay ups, and I thought Newbill tried to go solo to much down the stretch, Machado should be calling the shots down the stretch.

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Senator11  
Last year

"Deng performance at both ends"

What? Deng's one on one defence is horrendous, he gets blocks and steals cos he's so long, last year he was getting benched because he was getting burned by Moller and Vague night in the first half Majok took him from the the 3pt line and absolutely burnt him to the rim. Offensively he is pretty solid, but his defence is worse than Steindl's.

That alley-oop from Machado to Oliver was beautiful to watch, poach them Trev!

Homicide was gushing over Terrico and Cotton being the 2 best finishers in the league, but I'm sure it was to jinx them if the game was close. Good win, onto the Bullets at home in 42 degree heat. :/

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D2.0  
Last year

Cairns have taken 2 of the 3 games against the number 2 team. That's still a damn good effort

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Anonymous  
Last year

Deng imo would've been far better on down the stretch than Noi, who was very poor all game.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Unfortunately Cairns weak link is the coach. Still learning but some of his combos are head scratchers. Noi cost them the game last night, should never have been on in crunch over Deng.

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Camel 31  
Last year

Taipans could do with some layup practice.
Missed tham all in the fourth.

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Perthworld  
Last year

That alley-oop from Machado to Oliver made it on SportsCenter. #theworldwideleader

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Anonymous  
Last year

On the one hand that is cool. On the other hand it is cringe knowing that Homicide's corny commentary was seen by the world.

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Perthworld  
Last year

Luckily the audio wasn't played.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Good news. That is a win then.

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