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Chris Pike

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About

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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We’ve learned nothing new in the NBL this year

We've learned nothing new in the NBL this year

11 hours ago

The NBL is taking a break for the international window for World Cup qualifiers, and it provides a chance to reflect on what we’ve learned. The easy answer is that either the New Zealand Breakers or Perth Wildcats will battle for this season’s championship.

Illawarra Hawks continue to defy naysayers

Illawarra Hawks continue to defy naysayers

5 days ago

If history tells us anything it’s that you never write off the Illawarra Hawks nor a team coached by Rob Beveridge.

Vukona enjoys proving doubters, Australians wrong

Vukona enjoys proving doubters, Australians wrong

14 Nov 2017

Despite beating Perth twice in a week and having already won in Melbourne, the New Zealand Breakers aren’t getting the respect they deserve to start this NBL season.

Creek backs Childress-led 36ers NBL rebound

Creek backs Childress-led 36ers NBL rebound

11 Nov 2017

The Adelaide 36ers lost twice on the road last weekend but captain Mitch Creek is backing a big response Saturday night against their conquerors in last year’s semi-finals and expects that to be led by Josh Childress.

Breakers and Wildcats’ remarkable dominance not ending anytime soon

Breakers and Wildcats' remarkable dominance not ending anytime soon

9 Nov 2017

It is remarkable that after splitting the past eight NBL championships and having battled one another in four finals series that entering Round 6 of the 2017-18 season the New Zealand Breakers and Perth Wildcats are still battling over top spot.

Plenty of player drama beneath NBL surface

Plenty of player drama beneath NBL surface

7 Nov 2017

In between some high-quality, exciting NBL basketball there are fascinating dramas taking place including management deciding two experienced players aren’t to be played by their coach while a Boomers star is having his own issues in Adelaide.