Jack Toft
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Breakers v Taipans Apr 23

The Breakers are on a roll after double dacking Perth last round on their home court. The Snakes are a bit like the Australian army on deployment with the US Army - just making up the numbers.

The Breakers lead the series 2-1, but down a wee bit on the split.

The Silverdome won't see a blood bath tonight, but Cairns will need to keep the effort going for four quarters if they want the bragging rights for the series.

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Mystro  
Last month

Breakers looking pretty good last couple of games with WMW steering the ship and Rob Loe backing up Colton Iverson.

With SpaceCam out for Cairns I expect NZ to grab this one.

NZ by 9.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Is Machado playing?

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Anonymous  
Last month

NZ by 10+

I'm interested to see if NZ go big at times with Loe at the 4.

How far away is Tai Webster?

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Anonymous  
Last month

Breakers should have this, but always need to be wary of a team that the odds are against like Taipans.

With regards to Tai websters return I have no idea. But it does raise a question I have, are Breakers allowed to cut a local to make room for Will McDowell White?

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Mystro  
Last month

NZ don't need to cut anyone for WMW.

T. Webster / Weeks
C.Webster / WMW
Abercrombie / Randolph
Delaney / Trist
Iverson / Loe

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Anonymous  
Last month

I'm pretty sure they do, you can only have 10 players this season right?

You left R.Bach off the list.

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Mystro  
Last month

You're right sorry. I guess either Weeks or Trist is out of the playing roster.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Its all good! Hmm yeah, I think with the lack of ball handlers unfortunately Trist will be gone, which is actually a shame as he has been improving.

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Anonymous  
Last month

The way Heal has been talking up Weeks, I'd Weeks has been told.

I can see this getting ugly if nz put their foot down and play team, not a lot left in cairns, nearly nbl1 side bar a few. Nz by 20.

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Kb_24  
Last month

Rim in Tasmania a bit hard..I don't think Cairns can shoot..

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Anonymous  
Last month

WMW / T. Webster
C.Webster / Bach
Abercrombie / Randolph
Delaney / Trist
Iverson / Loe

Weeks will be deactivated when Tai Webster returns. He has regressed a lot this season, which has been sad to see. Trist, on the other hand, has improved as the season has gone on and provides some needed cover in case of injury or COVID restrictions. I imagine Trist will be gone at the end of the year and Galloway will replace him in the 10.

I actually see Tai coming off the bench when he returns. Tai, Bach, Randolph and Loe is some serious offensive firepower off the bench with 2 solid creators and 2 good shooters.

As much as writing teams off in this league is a bad idea, unless Cairns shoots the shit out of it this is going to be ugly. The Breakers have had 2 out of their last 3 against Perth and should be tuned into playing at a very high level.

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Perth fan.  
Last month

NZ are stacked especially when T Webster returns.
They should win this game .
Will also shape the playoffs race even though they might not make it.

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Cairns  
Last month

CAIRNS HAS NEVER WON A AWAY GAME LOL... IS IT A TREND?

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Anonymous  
Last month

Those slow release nets are turd.

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Ben  
Last month

Are they really reviewing an out of bounds call early in the 2nd quarter? That needs to stop.

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koberulz  
Last month

And they somehow missed the blatant USF on Djeric.

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Anonymous  
Last month

McDowell-White playing like junk again. Flat track bully effort against Brisbane was fool's gold.

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FSTOS  
Last month

Has a team ever played a whole have with zero threes. Breakers on track.

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FSTOS  
Last month

KR. Agree. Soon as the foul occurred I though USF.

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koberulz  
Last month

Missed one in trans from Ngatai as well.


And these rims are a joke.

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FSTOS  
Last month

Yes. The push from Djeric near the baseline and the trans one on Delany near halfway to stop the break.

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FSTOS  
Last month

So. No 3's in a half from the Breakers. Wow.

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Anonymous  
Last month

USF certainly on Djeric, it was horrible.
Duffellmeir doing very nicely
WMW doing very ordinary, one game wonder.
Jois not much at defensive end
NZ can't hit side of barn from 3.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Enjoying the two person commentary box. Casey is good, so is Heveran when calling.

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anon  
Last month

"Enjoying the two person commentary box. Casey is good, so is Heveran when calling."

Yes I so agree! It's such a relief not hearing Gaze or Heal voices tonight!

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Perthworld  
Last month

So. No 3's in a half from the Breakers. Wow.

I would be impressed by this stat if it wasn't for the rims at the Silverdome which should not be in use for a top division professional league game.

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FSTOS  
Last month

Don't think many of those misses from 3 had much to do with the rims.

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FSTOS  
Last month

Randolf scared to shoot the ball.

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Perthworld  
Last month

In one of the more extreme drifts I've seen in an NBL head-to-head market the pre-game odds for CNS drifted from $3 out to $7+ during the week (inverse being NZB $1.50 into $1.14). Now they look like certain winners. Crazy, modellers better start accounting for those nasty rims.

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FSTOS  
Last month

Perthworld. Those rims and nets are not up to scratch I agree but NZ, apart from Finn just look so tentative to shoot.

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Anonymous  
Last month

WMW oh my, he has to do more than just dribble over half way, his defence has been non existent as well. I'm not certain what the g league actually does to make you a better player. Imports and Australian out g league are not much good.

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Perthworld  
Last month

Yeah I know I'm kind of joking and trying to get a meme started. Carry on.

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Perthworld  
Last month

and now the comeback!

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Anonymous  
Last month

" Those rims and nets are not up to scratch I agree but NZ, apart from Finn just look so tentative to shoot."

Is it possible that the scepticism about the rims is affecting their confidence?

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Anonymous  
Last month

Jois and WMW have been abused defensively.

Dufelmeier has game.

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Anonymous  
Last month

You know what's worse than the rims? The DJ.

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Perthworld  
Last month

Is it possible that the scepticism about the rims is affecting their confidence?

Hahahhahahaha, next level.

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Manu Fieldel  
Last month

I'll say it again... If Dufelmeier was 6'6" he'd be in the NBA

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Ben  
Last month

Agree on the two-person commentary also, it's been solid. And great to have Casey back.

Dufelmeier going ok. At least with him the Snakes can finally move off Kenny next season.

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Perthworld  
Last month

Jois basically chucks his free throws.

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Luuuc  
Last month

Loving the Dufe

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Anonymous  
Last month

Randolph unwilling to shoot is costing the Breakers.

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FSTOS  
Last month

Got his dad's nuts.

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Bol  
Last month

I dont know why they go for the three ball to win it but oh well he made it

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Bol  
Last month

No way that was on the way up!!

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Bol  
Last month

Yes!!! Will be overturned

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Anonymous  
Last month

Wow. Horrible call. Not a goal tend. But Breakers had a perfect follow up for an easy two that they won't get now. Terrible.

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FSTOS  
Last month

Randolf had the O board at the rim as well.

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Bol  
Last month

Done snakes!!!

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Anonymous  
Last month

Refs are absolutely terrible

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Anonymous  
Last month

Great block by Jois. But what a terrible call. Wasn't even close to a goal tend and I think that cost the Breakers the game. Having said that, Breakers took too long to get going and had too large a deficit and Jawai and Dufelmeir played great.

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FSTOS  
Last month

Randolf lol. Nightmare.

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Anonymous  
Last month

" Refs are absolutely terrible"

Understatement of the year.

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Anonymous  
Last month

NBL refs really think people come to watch them. The league has so much promise but it's shit like this that ruins it for me

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Bigdog  
Last month

To all of those who thought Shamir out coached Gleeson last week I give you tonites game.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Duffelmeir has been good, probably play for Tasmania next season, pity Kelly has developed him. Jois is still nbl1 quality. Both coaches didn't act quickly enough, WMW should have been benched at 1/2 time not 3/4 time, nz got back into it when Webster went to point. Kelly didn’t call a time out till the 4 minute mark in the last when nz were applying all pressure and scoring at will. Both sides need a lot changes to be successful next season. Djeric and Kenny out for a start.
Great win Cairns, well deserved.
Great two people in commentary.

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Anonymous  
Last month

I didn't think either coach coached badly. There were a lot of dumb plays from most of the players tonight bar Delany, Dufelmeier, and Abercrombie.

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Bigdog  
Last month

A few fast breaks and jawai would have been puffed.

Shamir is a hack

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Bol  
Last month

It was so obvious in real time that wasn't a goal tend. Then how long did it take them to make the right decision watching video reply. What a joke!

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Anonymous  
Last month

Isn't that what they did albeit late? Benching WMW and Iverson, and going with Loe?

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Bigdog  
Last month

How many transition baskets have we got this year? It's like watching old people play.

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Anonymous  
Last month

" It was so obvious in real time that wasn't a goal tend. Then how long did it take them to make the right decision watching video reply. What a joke!"

It's seems like that ref that blew the whistle has never actually played basketball.

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Another Anon  
Last month

Last 2 teams to play out of their skins to beat Perth both lose as heavy favorites next game (Adel and now NZ)

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Perthworld  
Last month

Well to be fair to those two teams it's the only Grand Final game they will play this season.

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Mystro  
Last month

Well done to Cairns on getting the win.

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Bigdog  
Last month

Dan Shamir droning on about stories in the post conference.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Are you the same bigdog that trashed Lemanis for years on ozhoops then disappeared when they started winning?

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Perthworld  
Last month

To be fair Lemanis was a massive dud at the time, famously letting Carlos Powell walk all over him on live TV.

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Bigdog  
Last month

Can confirm. Yeah that was me. But didn't walk away from trashing him when the breakers won, however.

Lemanis was awful.

Every now and then I go and have a quiet look at Brisbane threads and then thank the almighty that Lemanis no longer coaches the Breakers. Those poor good folk in Brisbane.

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