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 Josh BOONE
  United
  (208-F/C-84)
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 Travis TRICE
  Bullets
  (183-PG-93)
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 JP TOKOTO
  Wildcats
  (198-F-93)
  Avg: 2.3
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 Andrew James OGILVY
  Hawks
  (211-C-88)
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NBL Round 6: United is defeated by Cairns Taipans - Nov 13, 2017


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The most important game in the last round took place in Cairns between third ranked United (5-4) and sixth ranked Cairns Taipans (4-6) on Thursday night. United was crushed by Cairns Taipans on the road 92-69. Cairns Taipans made 16-of-19 free shots (84.2 percent) during the game. International guard Mitchell McCarron (191-92, college: Metro St.) had a double-double by scoring 14 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists to lead the charge for the winners and international swingman Cameron Gliddon (197-89, college: Concordia Irvine) chipped in 20 points and 5 rebounds during the contest. The best for the losing side was American swingman Casey Prather (198-91, college: Florida) with 10 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Cairns Taipans maintains sixth position with 4-6 record. United at the other side keeps the third place with four games lost. Cairns Taipans are looking forward to face higher ranked Illawarra Hawks (#4) in Gwynneville in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. United will play at home against the league's second-placed Perth Wildcats and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Perth. Second-best host Perth Wildcats (5-3) lost to first ranked New Zealand Breakers (8-1) 88-82. New Zealand center Alex Pledger (215-87, college: Belm.Abbey) notched 15 points and 8 rebounds to lead the effort and DJ Newbill supported him with 20 points (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Even 30 points and 8 rebounds by Cameroonian-American forward JP Tokoto (198-93, college: N.Carolina) did not help to save the game for Perth Wildcats. Perth Wildcats' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. New Zealand Breakers have an impressive eight-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 8-1 record. Defending champion Perth Wildcats keep the second place with three games lost. New Zealand Breakers will play against Bullets (#7) in Brisbane in the next round where they are favorite. Perth Wildcats will play on the road against United (#3) in Melbourne and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Auckland. First ranked host New Zealand Breakers (8-1) defeated second-best Perth Wildcats (5-3) 88-84. The best player for the winners was DJ Newbill who scored 17 points and 6 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was Bryce Cotton who recorded 26 points. Perth Wildcats' coach tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. New Zealand Breakers have an impressive eight-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 8-1 record. Defending champion Perth Wildcats keep the second place with three games lost. New Zealand Breakers will meet at home Bullets (#7) in the next round where they are favorite. Perth Wildcats will play against United (#3) in Melbourne and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Brisbane was also worth to mention about. 6th ranked Cairns Taipans (4-6) played at the court of seventh ranked Bullets (3-4). Bullets managed to secure a 8-point victory 82-74. It was a good game for Travis Trice who led his team to a victory with 17 points and 8 assists. Bullets' coach Andrej Lemanis allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Bullets maintains seventh position with 3-4 record. Cairns Taipans at the other side keep the sixth place with six games lost. Bullets' next round opponent will be league's leader New Zealand Breakers in Auckland and they do not belong to the favorites in that game.

In the last two games of round 6 bottom-ranked Kings lost to United on the opponent's court 90-108. 36ers unfortunately lost to Hawks in a home game 87-96.

Wildcats - Breakers 82-88

The game between Top Four teams took place in Perth. Second-best host Perth Wildcats (5-3) lost to first ranked New Zealand Breakers (8-1) 88-82. Perth Wildcats were plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. New Zealand center Alex Pledger (215-87, college: Belm.Abbey) notched 15 points and 8 rebounds to lead the effort and American guard DJ Newbill (193-92, college: Penn St.) supported him with 20 points (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Four New Zealand Breakers players scored in double figures. Even 30 points and 8 rebounds by Cameroonian-American forward JP Tokoto (198-93, college: N.Carolina) did not help to save the game for Perth Wildcats. American guard Bryce Cotton (185-92, college: Providence, agency: Pensack Sports) added 19 points. Perth Wildcats' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. New Zealand Breakers have an impressive eight-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 8-1 record. Defending champion Perth Wildcats keep the second place with three games lost. New Zealand Breakers will play against Bullets (#7) in Brisbane in the next round where they are favorite. Perth Wildcats will play on the road against United (#3) in Melbourne and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Wildcats: J.Tokoto 30+8reb+1ast, B.Cotton 19+1reb+2ast, L.Walker 9+7reb+1ast, D.Cooke Jr. 5+3reb+1ast, A.Brandt 5+3reb+1ast, G.Hire 5+6reb
Breakers: D.Newbill 20+2reb+1ast, K.Penney 17+2reb+1ast, A.Pledger 15+8reb+2ast, S.Ili 11+5reb+3ast, E.Sosa 9+5ast, M.Vukona 6+8reb+5ast
gschID: 549862


Bullets - Taipans 82-74

The game in Brisbane was also worth to mention about. 6th ranked Cairns Taipans (4-6) played at the court of seventh ranked Bullets (3-4). Bullets managed to secure a 8-point victory 82-74. Bullets had a 26-15 advantage in offensive rebounds. 26 personal fouls committed by Cairns Taipans helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for American point guard Travis Trice (183-93, college: Michigan St.) who led his team to a victory with 17 points and 8 assists. The former international center Tom Jervis (211-87, college: Troy) contributed with 14 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Bullets' coach Andrej Lemanis allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. International swingman Cameron Gliddon (197-89, college: Concordia Irvine) replied with 15 points and 4 assists and the former international swingman Stephen Weigh (202-87) added 12 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Cairns Taipans. Five Cairns Taipans players scored in double figures. Bullets maintains seventh position with 3-4 record. Cairns Taipans at the other side keep the sixth place with six games lost. Bullets' next round opponent will be league's leader New Zealand Breakers in Auckland and they do not belong to the favorites in that game.
Top scorers:
Taipans: C.Gliddon 15+4reb+4ast, J.Weeks 14+2reb+1ast, S.Weigh 12+6reb+2ast, M.McCarron 12+6reb+1ast, A.Loughton 11+1reb+4ast, S.Smith 7+1reb+3ast
Bullets: T.Trice 17+3reb+8ast, T.Jervis 14+7reb, P.Buford 11+8reb, D.Kickert 9+1reb, R.Te Rangi 8+2reb, S.Holt 7+7reb+1ast
gschID: 549867


United - Kings 108-90

Very expected game in Melbourne where 8th ranked Kings (2-7) were defeated by third ranked United (5-4) 108-90. United players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. It was a good game for American power forward Josh Boone (208-84, college: Connecticut) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 13 rebounds. The other American import swingman Casey Prather (198-91, college: Florida) contributed with 22 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. The former international swingman Brad Newley (199-85, agency: BeoBasket) replied with 17 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists and the former international guard Jason Cadee (186-91) added 17 points and 4 assists in the effort for Kings. Five United and four Kings players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. United maintains third position with 5-4 record having just three points less than leader Breakers. Kings lost third consecutive game. They stay at the bottom place with seven games lost. United's next round opponent will be league's second-placed Perth Wildcats at home and it will be for sure the game of the week. Kings will play against Adelaide 36ers (#5) in Findon and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Kings: J.Cadee 17+2reb+4ast, B.Newley 17+5reb+4ast, P.Ellis 12+2reb+1ast, T.Blanchfield 12+8reb+2ast, J.Tyler 8+4reb, T.Garlepp 8+2reb+2ast
United: C.Prather 22+6reb+3ast, T.Wesley 21+5reb+3ast, J.Boone 19+13reb+1ast, C.Ware 14+3reb+9ast, M.Majok 12+3reb, C.Goulding 11+2reb+2ast
gschID: 549866


36ers - Hawks 87-96

There was a small surprise in Findon where sixth ranked Illawarra Hawks (4-5) defeated one of their biggest challengers Adelaide 36ers (4-5) 96-87. Illawarra Hawks made 28-of-36 charity shots (77.8 percent) during the game. 25 personal fouls committed by Adelaide 36ers helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for American forward Demitrius Conger (196-90, college: St.Bonaventure) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 26 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists. The other American import point guard Rotnei Clarke (183-89, college: Butler) contributed with 24 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. American guard Ramone Moore (193-89, college: Temple, agency: Two Points) replied with 24 points and 5 rebounds and international swingman Mitch Creek (195-92) added 14 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Adelaide 36ers. Four Adelaide 36ers players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Illawarra Hawks have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 36ers. Adelaide 36ers lost third consecutive game. Illawarra Hawks' next round opponent will be Cairns Taipans (#6) on the road. Adelaide 36ers will play against Kings and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
36ers: R.Moore 24+5reb+1ast, M.Creek 14+9reb+2ast, S.Shorter 13+8reb+3ast, N.Sobey 11+2reb+3ast, A.Drmic 9, D.Johnson 8+6reb+1ast
Hawks: D.Conger 26+10reb+5ast, R.Clarke 24+8reb+4ast, A.James Ogilvy 13+7reb+3ast, M.Norton 11+1ast, N.Kay 8+10reb+1ast, R.Martin 7+5reb+2ast
gschID: 549865


Breakers - Wildcats 88-84

The game between Top Four teams took place in Auckland. First ranked host New Zealand Breakers (8-1) defeated second-best Perth Wildcats (5-3) 88-84. The best player for the winners was American guard DJ Newbill (193-92, college: Penn St.) who scored 17 points and 6 assists. New Zealand swingman Kirk Penney (196-80, college: Wisconsin, agency: Duran International) chipped in 14 points. Four New Zealand Breakers players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Bryce Cotton (185-92, college: Providence, agency: Pensack Sports) who recorded 26 points and Cameroonian-American forward JP Tokoto (198-93, college: N.Carolina) added 15 points and 4 assists respectively. Perth Wildcats' coach tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. New Zealand Breakers have an impressive eight-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 8-1 record. Defending champion Perth Wildcats keep the second place with three games lost. New Zealand Breakers will meet at home Bullets (#7) in the next round where they are favorite. Perth Wildcats will play against United (#3) in Melbourne and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Wildcats: B.Cotton 26+3reb+3ast, J.Tokoto 15+4reb+4ast, J.Wagstaff 11+5reb+1ast, A.Brandt 8+4reb+1ast, L.Walker 8+5reb+2ast, D.Cooke Jr. 5+2reb+2ast
Breakers: D.Newbill 17+4reb+6ast, K.Penney 14+2reb+3ast, S.Ili 13+3reb+1ast, E.Sosa 12+4reb+2ast, A.Pledger 8+7reb+1ast, T.Abercrombie 7+3reb+2ast
gschID: 549858


Taipans - United 92-69

The most important game in the last round took place in Cairns between third ranked United (5-4) and sixth ranked Cairns Taipans (4-6) on Thursday night. United was crushed by Cairns Taipans on the road 92-69. Cairns Taipans made 16-of-19 free shots (84.2 percent) during the game. International guard Mitchell McCarron (191-92, college: Metro St.) had a double-double by scoring 14 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists to lead the charge for the winners and international swingman Cameron Gliddon (197-89, college: Concordia Irvine) chipped in 20 points and 5 rebounds during the contest. The best for the losing side was American swingman Casey Prather (198-91, college: Florida) with 10 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists and his fellow American import point guard Casper Ware (178-90, college: Long Beach St.) scored 12 points and 4 assists. Five Cairns Taipans and four United players scored in double figures. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Cairns Taipans maintains sixth position with 4-6 record. United at the other side keeps the third place with four games lost. Cairns Taipans are looking forward to face higher ranked Illawarra Hawks (#4) in Gwynneville in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. United will play at home against the league's second-placed Perth Wildcats and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
United: T.Wesley 12+3reb+2ast, C.Ware 12+4reb+4ast, J.Boone 11+5reb, C.Prather 10+6reb+5ast, D.Andersen 6+1reb+1ast, D.Barlow 5+1reb+1ast
Taipans: C.Gliddon 20+5reb+3ast, S.Smith 17+6reb+2ast, S.Weigh 14+3reb+3ast, M.McCarron 14+11reb+4ast, A.Loughton 12+2reb, J.Weeks 7+2reb+2ast
gschID: 549857


  




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