Jack Toft
Two months ago

CNS v PER Feb 26

This is the first meeting of these teams this season. Perth go in as hot favourites and do carry form into the game, but in NBL cup, there's point for a win and points for a quarter win so there's no throwing in the towel. With Cairns lurking down the bottom of the table like a crocodile in the swamp, they will want to be higher than Brisbane. Ah, but even though the Cats have been described as the weakest Cats team since the Mickelbergs wished they never heard of the Yellow Rose of Texas, tonight the Cats should get this one

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Majok Deng out.
Steindl in.

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Senator11  
Two months ago

I feel like Taipans always do well against us although that might've been due to Newbill. Looking forward to seeing if Mooney can keep this form against Oliver, Cotton and Machado should be able to do whatever they want. Then it's basically Noi vs Blanchfield/Steindl/Wagstaff. Cats depth might be enough.

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Jay  
Two months ago

I think Perth will win the Nbl cup...2-0 with 10.5pts and they win against Melbourne United...

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GordonG  
Two months ago

@Senator11


I feel like Taipans always do well against us


The Taipans highest ever *individual* score was against Perth. Matt Smith still brags about the night he and Martin Cattalini combined for 52 points. Matt scored 1, Cat scored 51 :)

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Perthworld  
Two months ago

I think Perth will win the Nbl cup...2-0 with 10.5pts and they win against Melbourne United...

I think so too, they're looking good for it. Imagine the intensified hate and jealousy on here if we win the most cash.

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GordonG  
Two months ago

If I was allowed to bet, I think I'd have money on Perth for the NBL Cup...

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Perthworld  
Two months ago

Go on, do it:

https://www.tab.com.au/sports/betting/Basketball/competitions/NBL%20Cup%20Futures

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Cairns will win, Wildcats find it tough against QLD teams. Cairns by 7.

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LoveBroker  
Two months ago

Cairns matched up well against the Wildcats last year, in fact came within a late Nick Kay 3 pointer in Game 1 of SF to going to the GF.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

"Matched" been the correct tense. This years changes leave the taipans not matching up as well as previously. No Newbill to chase cotton specifically.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

How do you get .5 of a point?

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Senator11  
Two months ago

Didnt' Cotton hit 10 x 3's against Cairns last season?

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GordonG  
Two months ago

"How do you get .5 of a point?"

Draw a quarter. NBL Cup only.

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Perth fan.  
Two months ago

Perth by 8.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Wildcats find it tough against QLD teams.

Probably due to the tough travel schedule. Let's see how they go on neutral territory

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Mooney is a gun

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Perthworld  
Two months ago

Did the Red Army die or something?

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

"Did the Red Army die or something?" Hopefully.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Not a particularly high quality game. Both teams struggling from the field. Cotton well below his best.

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Hoopsfan  
Two months ago

Where's Noi tonight? Has hardly seen minutes. Is he injured ?

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Noi is reading his press.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Travers starts for the Cats and then plays less than 3 minutes. Maybe a record for least minutes for a starter?

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Travers back in, turns it over again. No wonder he's only getting garbage minutes.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Looks like Perth has found another scott fisher in John Mooney

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Perth get another gun import they will be favoured to win it again

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buffbundy  
Two months ago

Taipans vs Breakers for NBL Cup wooden spoon. Taipans are cooked.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Perth get another gun import they will be favoured to win it again

So when will this happen? Next Australia Day? Tired of this crap.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

You're tired of speculation of when a new import will arrive? Deal with it, its going to be on of the biggest stories of the season.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

It's not doing much good for Travers confidence, surely if Gleeson not happy bring him off the bench. He’s still very young, let’s not expect to much before he’s used up before he’s had time to develop.

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TB  
Two months ago

Citizenship ceremonies happen year round so shouldn't have to wait till Australia day, so hopefully only a month or 2 more speculation.

Ugly win but I love the bench contribution.

What has happened to Cairns? Was Newbil the real star over Machado and Oliver?

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

"You're tired of speculation of when a new import will arrive? Deal with it, its going to be on of the biggest stories of the season."
Maybe. But until Cotton actually naturalises I don't give a shit.

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Perthworld  
Two months ago

TB the issue is the processing time of the citizenship application now, the ceremony is a minor issue as it can be arranged on demand.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

The extras that those 2 are now getting equals what Machado and Oliver are getting. Someone backed the wrong horse.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Machado and Oliver aren't the problem, it a the locals around them.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Last season Cairns started 4-7, this season they have started 3-8. Not a big difference.

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Perth fan.  
Two months ago

Better team won.
Perth to keep playoffs streak alive.

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D2.0  
Two months ago

Yeah, not sure starting would be doing his confidence any good. Especially since whilst he may have the height and length, to play 4, he's giving up a lot of strength and experience against most opponents.

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D2.0  
Two months ago

Say what you will about Trev, he can definitely pick talent.

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Perth fan.  
Two months ago

Who knows if/when a future import arrives this season or even Nick Kay comes back. I see Travers merely placeholding until that situation occurs.
Wagstaff should be starting but is better as a bench spark along with Steindl if he regains form.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Travers will find his own in the 3 position. He is currently being played outside his preferred position at this level.

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TB  
Two months ago

I think we got some clarity on why Mooney wasn't a Next Star, trev didn't want any other teams to be able to take him so they signed him as an import. Seems like a good call.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Yep, they were pretty open about not wanting to risk losing Mooney from the start.

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