To say Wildcats fans have been ‘blessed’ by the team’s envious NBL history, would be understating the obvious. Since the kiss of success first wet their lips in 1987, winning every year without fail has become ingrained in this organisation. The winning culture and the vibe it instils, permeates everyone in Wildcat country: the players, staff, […]
Travis, Buddy,mate… Thanks to your way over the top reaction to my little ball-to-head tap, I was suspended for two games today. Two games? There was nothing in it though mate. I know you don’t care because you bunch o’ snakes lost but we BIG hairy wild cats are in the Grand Final man. I […]Read more "I’m Sorry for Being a Bully"
It was a moment, like so many during the course of a regular season game, that led to a turnover. Tellingly, this moment could have crystallised in the eyes of many, the end of the line for a legend of the sport. Instead, it helped encapsulate why he is a legend. Many here will recall, […]Read more "Shawn Redhage: Wildcats Mt Rushmore?"
Prior to the launch of the 2016/17 NBL season, the league announced a number of broad reforms to its player contract and salary cap rules. Highlights of the rule changes included the removal of the player points system, up to 3 import players per roster, a marquee player system, increase to the salary cap and implementation […]Read more "What if the NBL allowed trades during the season?"
Matty Knight is injured again, only this time he’s likely done for the year. At best, he needs many weeks to recuperate his whole body. Sombre news indeed, for the Wildcat faithful. On the surface, the Tasmanian is averaging 11.7PPG and 6.9RPG, in this 2016/17 back-to-back campaign. Both marks are around his career averages. They’re […]Read more "Not all doom and gloom. In fact, Perth could be better without Knight."
The 2015/16 season ended in pretty familiar fashion for the Perth Wildcats: another championship, proudly placed alongside six others in their bulging trophy cabinet. This celebrated seventh championship, solidifying and unequivocally stamping Perth’s credentials as the most successful organisation in NBL history. Having contested five of the last seven finals series and participating in thirty straight playoffs, they provide […]Read more "Wildcats’ Woes: Back-to-back was never going to be easy"
The NBL’s biggest off-season addition may turn out to be the Kings signing 7-time MVP Andrew Gaze as Head Coach.Read more "Andrew Gaze: The gamble that’s paying off handsomely"