Jack Toft
Last month

Cairns v Illawarra Jan 31

More of a danger game for Cairns than they appreciate.

Cairns are likely to finish 3rd this season, but their bogie team has been Illawarra. Can you beat the Cats in Perth? Yep, tick that box in extra thick green texta. Can you beat bottom placed Illawarra? R2 - 1 point away loss; R6 - 10 point home loss; R8 - 8 point away loss...

Cairns just haven't delivered against the cellar dweller this season. Everyone points to them winning this game, but like the founder of a startup that makes male tampons, they have failed for some inexplicable reason.

Illawarra have had a season they would best forget. Wheels came off early and have lurched from game to game, giving us all slight glimmers of hope only for them to fall asleep and throw away games. Not even Freddy Kruger wants to see them on Elm street.

The season can't come quickly enough for the Hawks. Shouldn't be a high scoring game, but it will be in front of a packed crowd.

Cairns by 10

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Anonymous  
Last month

cairns by 18

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Anonymous  
Last month

"but like the founder of a startup that makes male tampons, they have failed for some inexplicable reason."

That joke failed, but not for inexplicable reasons.

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Cairns will get this and with ease.

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Anonymous  
Last month

I would think the Taipans well appreciate how much of a danger this game is, more mentally than anything.

Taipans have improved exponentially since the last game against the Hawks so I would hope they can get the win. Even if it's an ugly win!

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AngusH  
Last month

Complacency is the only thing that could topple Cairns in this one. Interested to see Hobson presumably handling the PG duties again however.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Illawarra are woeful. No wonder LaMelo left without saying good bye

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George  
Last month

For a big guy Jawai gets pushed around s lot under the hoop offensively

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George  
Last month

Is Jawai shooting with his eyes closed?

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Anonymous  
Last month

Illawarra are woeful. LaMelo is a punk.

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George  
Last month

It couldn't be 4 from 4 for the Hawks surely taipans win this one

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Anonymous  
Last month

Illawarra are an embarrassment

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Anonymous  
Last month

Does anyone else think Mayberry might not be an actual basketball fan? I'm sure he likes the sport, but he loves to ref more than anything.

I get the feeling he wouldn't know much about the NBA. I'd love someone to throw him a few quick questions about it.

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Ben  
Last month

This game is difficult to watch knowing that the Hawks still have to limp through another three games before their misery ends

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Anonymous  
Last month

The Kobe tribute was nice to see.
Cairns are on a high right now Illawarra have been terrible since melo hurt himself.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Weird comment about Mayberry. Even more so when he wasn't even reffing.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Illawarra should strart Dech, Glover, Grida, Froling, Boone, in their last few games.

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D2.0  
Last month

I wish Cairns would finish 4th.
Would love to see them make the GF, especially if they took out Sydney on the way.

Frankly, I wouldn't mind seeing them win the whole thing.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Wonder if Lamelo was on the group chat telling the boys to keep their heads up?

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Anonymous  
Last month

(Illawarra should strart Dech, Glover, Grida, Froling, Boone, in their last few games.)

Yeah they might as well start with their worst team and try and improve as the game goes on.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Cams going to the nba.

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"I wish Cairns would finish 4th.
Would love to see them make the GF"

Finishing 3rd would be even better because Sydney will be tough but we know they can deal with Perth. They would have the whole basketball world behind them in that series.

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Perthworld's accountant  
Earlier this month

Perth v Cairns would be a fantastic series.
Sydney to win the chip.

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