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Chris Pike

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Grew up in Geelong, lived half my life in Perth and while having covered virtually every sport to some degree, basketball and the NBL has become a focus with several years as Perth Wildcats media manager, working with the NBL and writing for AAP, Sportal and News Limited.

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Cotton delivers Wildcats NBL championship as NBA awaits

Cotton delivers Wildcats NBL championship as NBA awaits

7 Mar 2017

The Perth Wildcats are the NBL champions once again after winning an eighth title among 31 straight finals appearances and as hard as the Cairns Taipans and Illawarra Hawks fought, the exploits of the NBA-calibre Bryce Cotton proved too much.

Wildcats on the brink but Hawks not done in NBL

Wildcats on the brink but Hawks not done in NBL

5 Mar 2017

The Illawarra Hawks feel they can play free and loose with no expectations on them to win the NBL grand final series now, but it will take something special to stop the Perth Wildcats claiming the championship on Sunday.

Hawks head home to toughen up against Wildcats

Hawks head home to toughen up against Wildcats

1 Mar 2017

There was minimal surprise or spice to Game 1 of the NBL grand final series, with the Illawarra Hawks fighting against the odds but the Perth Wildcats prevailing at Perth Arena 89-77.

Master coach Bevo looks to deliver Hawks fairytale

Master coach Bevo looks to deliver Hawks fairytale

26 Feb 2017

The love between the city of Perth and Rob Beveridge is genuine, which is why there is mixed feelings on both sides as he leads his Illawarra Hawks into the NBL grand final against the Wildcats.

Sixers go quiet ahead of Game 3 vs ‘dirty’ Hawks

Sixers go quiet ahead of Game 3 vs 'dirty' Hawks

23 Feb 2017

Captain Mitch Creek followed MVP Jerome Randle’s lead in calling the Illawarra Hawks dirty ahead of Game 2 of their NBL semi-final series and now the pressure is on the minor premier Adelaide 36ers to reach the grand final with the Perth Wildcats already waiting.

Taipans and Hawks need something special to stop 36ers and Wildcats

Taipans and Hawks need something special to stop 36ers and Wildcats

19 Feb 2017

The Adelaide 36ers and Perth Wildcats could hardly have looked more impressive in claiming Game 1 of their respective NBL semi-final series’ and it’s going to take something remarkable from the Illawarra Hawks and Cairns Taipans to force their way into the grand final.