Jack Toft
Last year

Perth v Brisbane Dec 14

Just when you thought another top game would be served up, along comes Brisbane.

Brisbane remind me of an old school mate, Jacques. Now Jacques had it all. Rich boy from St Georges, daddy was some medical specialist, mummy was a physio. Jacques was pleasant on the eye so all the private school girls used to hang around him and parties at Jacques house were always good, parties at the beach shack even better. But Jacques never reached his potential. Fast forward 30 something years and Jacques has spent all his daddy's money, he never actually went to Uni or did anything useful with his life and now he's fat, bald, and poor, with bad breath and no girlfriend.

Brisbane have got a lot of things going for them on paper, but they are the spoilt rich boy underachievers in the league. They are punching below their weight and if they didn't have Lamar Patterson they would be in serious do do.

Perth on the other hand are not the spoilt rich boy underachiever, they are the cruel spoilt rich boy mean boy. They are the rich boy who rolls up to your 30 year school re-union in a helicopter and then brags about their black BMW. They bring along some trophy wife and then brags some more about how they felt like some oysters one day, so they took the chopper for a spin to Coffin Bay to get a dozen oysters straight off the net. But, the difference is that Perth can legitimately brag about it because they have the flags in the rafters and if you can't win in Perth, you can't win an NBL flag.

Brisbane need to win this to stay in touch with the 4, but after a morning snorkelling with the whale sharks in Ningaloo roof, the Cats will still have enough in the tank for the Bullets.

Cats to scratch the Bullets by 15+

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Luuuc  
Last year

Hahaha
Yeah sadly that write-up could be the high point of this matchup. But maybe it's a well disguised trap game and all those bullets players who are "in ordinary form" are actually just "due for a big one" so we'll see.

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Malcolm  
Last year

Perth should win and just about lock in another finals appearance.

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Anon  
Last year

Brissy not a hope in hell... no guards. No bigs. No coach.... but apart from that arent too bad... just bad.

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Ben  
Last year

Legendary preview Jack. Loved the Brisbane comparison, perfect.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Out of interest, does anyone here follow the Bullets on social media?

Their marketing department's posts are consistent with their team... a basket case.

Stop using Braun and Singler for your posts... no one wants to see these two!
One of the worst imports pairs in this league for years.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Excellent right up and exactly on the money with your analogies. Perth by 15 playing bench down the stretch. Brisbane had better find scumo and hope his praying is better than it is for the drought, fires.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Good preview Jack Toft. Does anyone know what Toft's salary is? Is it lower than Waxy Walker’s?

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AngusH  
Last year

The only thing in doubt about this matchup is if Brisbane will keep it under 10 pts going into halftime.

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D2.0  
Last year

Hopefully we continue recent form, ice the game early, and run the bench.

Anyone know when Wani is due back? I am looking forward to seeing more of him.

Will be interesting to watch the line-ups.
I imagine Lemanis will continue his midget-ball. Will Gleeson try and play his centres into some form? Or go smaller himself?

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Perth Wilburs  
Last year

Wildcats always find it tough against Queensland teams. Perth playing 2 games in 3 days and 4 games in 8 days.

Brisbane to go to work and score an upset 4 point win.

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Anon  
Last year

Great review Andy Brown...oops, I mean Jack Toft

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hoopie  
Last year

Perth to win by at least 10, on the way to yet another GF (dammit!)

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Anonymous  
Last year

Breakers fan here. We need a Brisbane loss here and a win against Adelaide tomorrow. Perth should win. It might be two games with a short turnaround. But the intensity from the Cairns game should mean Perth play at a level well above Brisbane's best. However, I can’t help but think that this season anything is possible. Maybe Cadee, Braun and Singler all get hot?

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Ben  
Last year

Re the comment about Brisbane's social media, I've recent pondered the same thing. It seems like they've outsourcing to an external party to run their socials, hence the posts which don't really match what's going on / expectations from supporters.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Cadee has had his hot streak for this season. Bullets got no chance.

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Perth Wilburs  
Last year

Has it started on Twitch yet?

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Anonymous  
Last year

Cats have started. Bullets have not.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Ok Bullets have started now. They have very started.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Seriously wtf is wrong with Gliddon this season. Gets picked for the boomers and instantly turns into a potato who can't even get on the court?

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Anonymous  
Last year

Death, taxes, and silly fouls by Hodgson

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Anonymous  
Last year

Refs really hate hunt

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Anonymous  
Last year

Hunt hates playing legal defence

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Anonymous  
Last year

These refs are hopeless. there wasn't even really a foul there, but to then think Cadee might need to be the shooter? WTF

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Malcolm  
Last year

40-38 HT

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Anonymous  
Last year

Massive travel before that White dunk fail but not called in Perth of course

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Anonymous  
Last year

You can hardly act like perth is getting a heap of home cooking, refs far to involved all over the shop for mine.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Not excessive home cooking in this one. Bullets need no help to lose.

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Ben  
Last year

#sacklemonass

Gliddon would easily be the leading contender for most overpaid this season.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Gliddon picked as a boomer probably why the coach was sacked .

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Lovebroker  
Last year

Gliddon and Sobey playing like they no longer have a free pass to the Boomers.

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Anon  
Last year

And how much was cadee pumped up to lead this team. Bullets are dead set blanks. And this was apparent from.sesson start...
Perth sydney adelaide... United are fading fading. Cairns bridge too far and SEM had best of.

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Anonymous  
Last year

One thing for certain is that Perth are always there, incredible actually.

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D2.0  
Last year

Well, that was pretty shit.
I hate games like that. Brisbane were never really in contention, and as a result Perth coasted and played with low intensity.

Then, with 5 minutes to go (when we SHOULD have had the game iced and the bench emptied) Andre somehow deludes hi players into thinking they have a chance and they wakeup and start trying to play D.
And then Sobey starts padding his stats with hero-ball.

And then why the heck would you bother intentionally fouling, Cotton of all players, down by 8 with 14 seconds on the clock.

And then, Trev decided to sub Damo off, so he ends his 300th game on the bench. WTF?

Sobey should have stayed in Adelaide.
Gliddon should have stayed in Cairns.
Spuddee should have stayed out of the NBL
Singler & Bruan should have stayed out of Australia
and Patterson should have stayed out of Dunkin Donuts.

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Ben  
Last year

You forgot to add that Lemonass should have stayed in NZ :)

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Anonymous  
Last year

Dazz should have stayed out of this thread for complaining about the captain being subbed out in his 300th wildcats game. That is something the crowd should be able to applaud at the end of the game and love him or hate him but Gleeson did the right thing to sub him out.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Not sure how much longer the cats will keep Dario Hunt. His body language on court and after getting subbed on the bench because of a turnover was shocking. Trevor also gave him a lecture

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Anonymous  
Last year

Agree, trev subbed him so he had his moment, only time people haven't gone quiet for free throws. Hunt had a rough game, that was a minor, it happens, he still wants hunt out there to close games, until that changes its not news

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Anonymous  
Last year

"Dazz should have stayed out of this thread for complaining about the captain being subbed out in his 300th wildcats game. That is something the crowd should be able to applaud at the end of the game and love him or hate him but Gleeson did the right thing to sub him out."

What the hell are you on about?
The Crowd did stay behind, and gave Martin multiple moments at the end of the game. Subbing somebody off is not how you "give them their moment"

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Anonymous  
Last year

It is exactly to 'give them their moment' standing ovation just for him. Trev is a knob but that was correct

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Moose  
Last year

Cat Chat must be leaking. Excuse the lack of knowledge by Wildcats fans.

It's common knowledge coaches sub out players to acknowledge their achievement and give the crowd a chance to acknowledge a player during a game. Happens all the time.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Cat chat is full of idiots.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Okay, so your opinion immediately becomes "it's common knowledge"

I'm been watching, playing, and coaching basketball for over 40 years and I've never seen it.
In fact what I have actually seen, and done myself on a couple of occasions, is to sub somebody on at the end of the game.
So I guess your opinion isn't "common knowledge" after all.

You should stick to impersonating people on facebook you muppet

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Moose  
Last year

Common knowledge doesn't imply that Perth fans from Cat Chat will understand. It implies most people get it. You’re just one person who clearly doesn’t. But at least you’ve learnt something today I would hope.

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koberulz  
Last year

How quickly we forget Gary Ervin demanding that Joey Wright sub him out late in a game once.

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D2.0  
Last year

Was still a crap game, with Damo's milestone the only upside.

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