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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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Chris Goulding and Casper Ware deliver NBL championship for Melbourne

Chris Goulding and Casper Ware deliver NBL championship for Melbourne

5 Apr 2018

It appearedĀ Melbourne United would claim an NBL championship from the moment they began putting together star-studded rosters, and thanks to Chris Goulding and Casper Ware, this season they achieved that inevitability.

Stage set for NBL grand final decider for the ages

Stage set for NBL grand final decider for the ages

31 Mar 2018

It’s no stretch to say that it could very well be the greatest NBL grand final series of all-time and it deserves a fitting finale on Saturday night in Game 5 with the championship on the line between Melbourne United and the Adelaide 36ers.

Tension, drama ahead of NBL grand final Game 3

Tension, drama ahead of NBL grand final Game 3

23 Mar 2018

It might have only been five days since the Adelaide 36ers levelled the NBL grand final series with Melbourne United ahead of Friday night’s Game 3, but the drama has now reached fever-pitch and it’s hard to keep track of everything going on either side of the border.

Wright demands a response from Sixers in Game 2

Wright demands a response from Sixers in Game 2

18 Mar 2018

Melbourne United put on display its full championship credentials in Game 1 of the NBL grand final series on Friday night to take a one-nil lead, and Adelaide 36ers coach Joey Wright was savage on his team’s effort and has demanded a response at home on Sunday in Game 2.

Melbourne, Adelaide tip-off salivating NBL grand final

Melbourne, Adelaide tip-off salivating NBL grand final

16 Mar 2018

For the first time in almost a decade there is no Perth Wildcats nor New Zealand Breakers set to win the NBL championship and the excitement is palpable ahead of Game 1 of the grand final series on Friday night between Melbourne United and Adelaide 36ers.

Wildcats throw out bait, but Sixers primed for challenge

Wildcats throw out bait, but Sixers primed for challenge

9 Mar 2018

Perth Wildcats coach Trevor Gleeson has accused the Adelaide 36ers of ‘over-emphasising’ contact to get foul calls ahead of Game 2 of their semi-final battle but Sixers guard Shannon Shorter is looking forward to the challenge of closing the series in Perth.