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In The Post – Wildcats Roster Boost
Catch up on all the latest headlines from around the basketball world in today’s edition of In the Post.
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Wildcats roster boost
The Perth Wildcats will welcome back Mitch Norton and Matt Hodgson in tonight’s game against the Cairns Taipans.
Norton hasn’t played all season while Hodgson got injured in the opening minutes of the season’s first game. Click here to read coach Scott Morrison’s thoughts on the returns via The West Australian.
Nelson to play for Snakes
Marshall Nelson will make his Cairns debut tonight against Perth, after he was signed yesterday as an injury replacement for Scott Machado.
“He has got a clearly defined role of what he needs to be doing out there for us and he’s good for it,” Taipans coach Adam Forde said via the Cairns Post.
36ers keeping focused
Adelaide 36ers leader Mitch McCarron says it's important the club doesn’t use their recent spell in isolation “as an excuse”.
Read McCarron’s full thoughts here via ESPN.
Barlow rolls with the punches
Melbourne United veteran David Barlow has revealed the club is “just trying to deal with whatever hand we get dealt” in regards to rescheduled and postponed games.
7 News has the full story here.
Goulding lauds JackJumpers
Tasmanian native and United star Chris Goulding has praised the Tasmania JackJumpers’ start to their NBL journey before the two sides clash on New Year’s Day.
“I'm super impressed with their organisation, they're selling out games and there's hype around them. The team plays with an enthusiasm and an energy that a new team needs...they're playing the right way, and that's dangerous in our league,” Goulding told SEN.
Kings owner “pragmatic” towards COVID barriers
Sydney Kings owner Paul Smith says he is taking a “pragmatic” approach towards the COVID barriers that have hit the season.
Click here to read the full story via the Sydney Morning Herald.