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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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Petrie proud to leave no stone unturned in NBL career

Petrie proud to leave no stone unturned in NBL career

2 days ago

Twice in the past 14 months Anthony Petrie has undergone knee surgery that would have likely meant retirement for any ordinary person, but he has always fought valiantly to get every ounce out of himself and couldn’t be prouder to be finishing his NBL career on the court.

Weigh proud to end NBL career on own terms

Weigh proud to end NBL career on own terms

2 days ago

Having decided to end his NBL career on his own terms, Cairns Taipans forward Stephen Weigh couldn’t be happier to be playing his last game on Sunday back in Perth, where he won a championship but has also had some of his career highlights as an opponent.

It’s now Melbourne United’s NBL title to lose

It's now Melbourne United's NBL title to lose

12 Feb 2018

Melbourne United has now overcome its hoodoo against the New Zealand Breakers, having already done the same against the Perth Wildcats, and they are guaranteed of the NBL regular season championship. It sure is their title to win with one round remaining.

Wright calls on NBL refs to stop players getting hurt

Wright calls on NBL refs to stop players getting hurt

4 Feb 2018

A brawl is always likely to attract some mainstream attention, and while it has certainly built anticipation nicely for Sunday’s rematch between the Adelaide 36ers and Perth Wildcats, Joey Wright feels it should have been prevented earlier, though he wasn’t surprised to see tempers boil over.

Wildcats’ desire questioned after Kings upset

Wildcats' desire questioned after Kings upset

21 Jan 2018

The Sydney Kings delivered their best performance of the NBL season on Friday night to produce the upset of 2017-18 but what it did was open up questions over the Perth Wildcats quest for a three-peat with coach Trevor Gleeson questioning his team’s desire.

Wildcats dilemma as Melbourne answer NBL challenge

Wildcats dilemma as Melbourne answer NBL challenge

13 Jan 2018

All the questions heading into Friday night’s NBL blockbuster were over Melbourne United, but after they scored a strong win to go clear in top spot it’s the Perth Wildcats with big decisions to make.