Trevor Torrance
Earlier this year

What is going on with the Wildcats?

The Wildcats have been super quiet the past 4 days. With 4 spots remaining on their roster and all the key players snapped up, what do they have planned, as they need a PG, Centre and Power Forward! Anyone heard anything solid?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

All the key players? No.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Being fashionably late and on-point as usual.

3peat baby.

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TB  
Earlier this year

This is standard practice for the Cats in the last few years, that are never really active early.

Just relax, things sort themselves out if it's a well run club.

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

It's a shame you didn't post the title as wHaT iS gOiNg oN wItH tHe wIlDcAtS as that is apparently how we of the Red Army type.

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*MM*  
Earlier this year

Fair bit of cloud with Cotton situation plus needing an Aussie big if Cotton doesn't naturalise.

Could conceivably need an import 4 and 5 if Reath heads back to Europe but Cotton is a local.

NORTON / ???
COTTON (AUSSIE?) / SWAKA
BLANCHFIELD (RUMOR) / STEINDL
IMPORT / WAGSTAFF
REATH (THEY HOPE) / MAJOK

DP - TRAVERS

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Sourbroker  
Earlier this year

Baffling. Is Norton not a PG?

What planet do you reside on you tit?

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D2.0  
Earlier this year

Had there been big (suitable) targets available, then I imagine Perth would have gone hard. Naturally rumours about players we did go after and why, but hard to say for sure.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Sourbroker is a moron.

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Trev  
Earlier this year

Wildcats will be getting Blanchfield and Reath. Two imports to fill the Centre and Power Forward spots.

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Giacontigers  
Earlier this year

Their finals run will end this season coming up!

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Trev  
Earlier this year

This season won't even start. One of the reasons Wildcats taking their time.

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Cornholio  
Earlier this year

Playoff streak could well be over thus bringing joy to a support base who's team has just one title in last 20 years.

But seriously it's early days and people get too carried away

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Strong word of a Tyreke Evans signing

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Worst site ever.  
Earlier this year

The Wildcats will take their time.

They will eventually fill their roster, and all the Sydney & Melbourne fans will gloat about how their side 'is better on paper'.

These people will proclaim that the Wildcats playoff run is over.

The season will start and these people will fill this forum with bitter comments (out of jealousy and envy) that the Wildcats are only winning due to 'home cooking', that 'Gleeson is a flog', and whatever another nonsense they can come up with to make themselves feel better.

The Wildcats might an import change to better challenge for the championship.

The Wildcats despite having a less-talented roster than Sydney or Melbourne, win the whole thing, and the bitterness will continue.

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Trev  
Earlier this year

NORTON / Britt
COTTON / SWAKA
BLANCHFIELD / STEINDL
Eric Mika / WAGSTAFF
REATH / MAJOK

Pretty much spot on.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

W s e on the money.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

The Wildcats despite having a less-talented roster than Sydney or Melbourne, may win the whole thing, and the bitterness will continue.
Corrected for accuracy and fans like you make people hate Perth.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Perth spent 2 million on one player. Claiming to have less talent and actually spending the most in the league is dumb

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Trevor Torrance  
Earlier this year

Eric Mika - where did you get this leak from Trev?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Bullshit I call

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Ennis to start at Pf

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Sourbroker is a moron, but at least he knows Norton is a point guard. Something the Wildcats would also be aware of.

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Andrew  
Earlier this year

Baffling. Does Sourbroker not have a brain?

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Sourbroker  
Earlier this year

Norton isn't a point guard?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

In Trev I trust!

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Wild1  
Earlier this year

Wildcats to get Blanchfield & possibly Cam Oliver.

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Mock  
Earlier this year

CHILL man. There are 27 threads each year where HATERS claim that the mighty Wildcats are dead and that Trev can't coach and the league has moved on and they need to sign more players. Check out the board last season - it was full of dopey Cats pessimism. How did the GF end up again? Can someone remind me?

Every year we prove the haters WRONG.

In Trev & Troy we trust. This ball club has the GREATEST culture of any Australian sporting organisation.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Chris Judd for backup point guard

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D2.0  
Earlier this year

Perth spent 2 million on one player. Claiming to have less talent and actually spending the most in the league is dumb
Yeah, fancy spending big on the best payer in the league, where's the logic in that. But for his injury, Cotton would have completed a MVP 3-peat.
Better to spend more money luring somebody who can go MIA in the finals,
Or even more money on somebody that can't play a full season and can't make it through a 5-game GF series.

It's not Wildcats fans that claim we have less talent, its the muppets who year after year write them off, and think their own team's shit doesn't stink.

At the moment, Cotton is most probably the highest paid guy in the league (over 3 years anyway) but we still have to see how we fill the remaining spots, and the calibre of imports signed by other teams.

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Cornholio  
Earlier this year

The Blanchfield rumour to Perth is good if we can manage to snare a stud import 4 man either Oliver or someone similar.

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Captain Jack  
Earlier this year

The Wildcats sound like they are going for


Reath
Import ala Cam Oliver
Blanchfield
Cotton
Norton

As a Starting 5, looks very good to me, so dont know why people are complaining

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Steindl will start if Perth get Blanchfield.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Mentoined Eric Mika last year as a perfect fit for the Cats so i hope that rumor comes true

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

The NBL are obviously being pretty tactical about how they are announcing these free agency signings. Just because we haven't heard about a signing doesn't mean there aren't a few more deals agreed to out there.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Cam said on last night free agents show he doesn't care if there is announcement at 4

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Hahah wrong.
No cam

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D2.0  
Earlier this year

Yes, somebody like Oliver would seem to fit the bill.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Nope. D2.0 will be wrong again

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Trev  
Earlier this year

M.Norton/T Britt
6'1 B.Cotton/6’5 W.Buluk
6’7 T.Blanchfield/6’7 C.Steindl
Eric Mika or Cameron Oliver/6’8 J.Wagstaff
6’11 D.Reath/6’9 M.Majok

DP
6’7 L.Travers SF

This will be our team. Just in final talks with Cameron and Eric. One will be announced in August.

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Cornholio  
Earlier this year

If you say so Trev.

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D2.0  
Earlier this year

Well Damn, that's another domino that hasn't fallen our way.
Who are we going to sign as our backup PG?
Hopefully there is an announcement pending, and hopefully its red hot.

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Cornholio  
Earlier this year

Not sure how red hot you would expect a backup point guard to be.
Britt is 24 this year and still qualifies as a DP for one more year if the club go that way. Has been tearing it up in nznbl but that should be taken with caution as many imports aren't playing in that comp.

Not too many names jump out on the remaining free agent list.

Could try to get an Asian player maybe or attempt to get someone like Mcdowellwhite which might sound far fetched but he is only 22 and had little impact in G League.

Perth should also try to get a next star, not necessarily a point guard to help bolster roster.

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D2.0  
Earlier this year

I meant the announcement, not the player per se, if that makes any sense?
And no, I can't even imagine what that would be.
But so far, apart from retaining Cotton, we're going backwards at every position, and with the league shaping to be very competitive, that's a worry. I'm sure they have it in hand, just anxious to see it take shape.

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Cornholio  
Earlier this year

Sadly D2.0 is right
PG. Losing Damo
SG. The same so that's good
SF. Losing White. Blanchfield is a good get as a local
PF. Losing Kay... the import needs to be an all nbl level stud.
C: losing Plumlee, No guarentee of getting Reath what other options are available.

Once Cotton gains his citizenship the glass goes from half empty to half full quickly.

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Wilbur  
Earlier this year

Perth had the best lineup. No other team comes close.

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Wilbur  
Earlier this year

James Ennis is toying with the idea of doing the NBL a service again now that the NBA is in trouble.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Who makes up more shit? Wilbur or Trev?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Dazz.

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

LOL

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D2.0  
Earlier this year

Seems I could have been wrong?
For a while now Trev has been saying we would sue the import slot to replace Kay, and I've simply accepted that as given.
But rumour has it we are going with a local PF...

Not sure I buy it though. Who's left?
Could it be we're hoping Reath will become available and would play the PF role??

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

They made an offer to Motum. Its not going to be as big as what he'd get in Europe though.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Dazz wrong? Nah, Yeah.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

NORTON / Undecided
COTTON / SWAKA
BLANCHFIELD / STEINDL / TRAVERS
REATH / WAGSTAFF
PLUMLEE / MAJOK

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D2.0  
Earlier this year

"They made an offer to Motum. Its not going to be as big as what he'd get in Europe though."

Nice if true, but yeah not a huge amount of cash to splash on a Motum type player, given what it took to re-sign Cotton, and the need to still sign an import.

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Macca  
Earlier this year

Georgiou Group is apparently involved in the buyout, could be a big thing for the club with a fresh injection of enthusiasm and money.

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Cornholio  
Earlier this year

If they get Motum you would probably go for local e.g. Reath.

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