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Cam corroborated to give Snakes a genuine fright

BULLETS STAR CAM BAIRSTOW OVERCOMES INJURY DOUBTS

Gliddon is second in a NBL for three-pointers done this deteriorate with 60 and is fifth in a foe for three-point commission (42 per cent) though he has left mill cold in Brisbane’s dual waste to a Taipans.

The Boomers ensure has strike only one shot from 10 three-point attempts opposite a Snakes in sheer contrariety to his matchwinning heroics opposite other clubs.

Cam Gliddon has a subsidy of his manager Andrej Lemanis to uncover poignant alleviation opposite a Snakes this weekend.Source:News Corp Australia

“Cam’s been unhappy by those dual games opposite Cairns. When we play somewhere for 6 or 7 years like he did in Cairns, there is an romantic connection,’’ Lemanis said.

“He might have been a small concerned going into those games though we design him to play good this weekend.

Brisbane Bullets manager Andrej Lemanis. Picture: Getty ImagesSource:Getty Images

“We truly trust a strength is a abyss and that opposite players can step-up in opposite ways during opposite times. We trust we have a widespread of talent so that we are not relying on a same people all of a time.’’

Lemanis pronounced a fourth-placed Bullets were not “stressed” by a 29-point detriment to a Taipans in their final assembly on Jan 3 though Brisbane would have to move a crook mental edge.

Cam Gliddon is second in a NBL for three-pointers done this season, though has been cold opposite a Taipans.Source:News Corp Australia

Taipans indicate ensure Melo Trimble exploded with 74 points opposite a dual games opposite Melbourne and Perth final weekend that enclosed 13 of 17 from three-point operation in a top scoring turn for a actor in a NBL in 12 years.

Lemanis pronounced Brisbane had come adult with defensive schemes to extent a change of a likes of Bryce Cotton and Casper Ware and would delineate a devise to enclose a dangerous Trimble.

Meanwhile, former QRU arch executive Jim Carmichael is operative with a Bullets as a consultant on interest of a NBL.

NBL: The Cairns Taipans finished their 14-game NBL losing strain with a shell opposite a Brisbane Bullets on Thursday night, hammering their Queensland rivals 109-80.

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Simmons can’t get adequate of Kendall

After a 23-year-old indication posted videos of herself posing in a bikini to Instagram, a 76ers indicate ensure incited adult a feverishness with a line in a comments, The New York Post reports.

“Come here …,” Simmons, 22, wrote, to that Jenner replied with a revved-up competition automobile emoji.

This isn’t a initial time a rumoured integrate has gotten flirty on amicable media. Last month, Simmons posted dual drool-face emojis after Jenner common a moist black-and-white snap with her 101 million Instagram followers.

Simmons wasn’t a usually celeb who took notice of a model’s tip shot, with her crony Hailey Bieber also commenting: “The elegance!!”

First related final autumn, a intrigue between Simmons and Jenner seemed to hiss out by September, before heating adult again. The Victoria’s Secret bombshell was speckled during a series of Philadelphia games, even unresolved out with Simmons’ mum.

The integrate was initial related in May following Jenner’s separate from associate NBA star Blake Griffin though a budding intrigue didn’t come as good news to Sixers fans.

Simmons isn’t removing dreaming on a court.Source:AP

Kendall Jenner has prisoner a NBA stars heart.

Kendall Jenner has prisoner a NBA star’s heart.Source:Getty Images

In Nov doctrinaire Philly supporters launched a petition to anathema Jenner from their gym after she was speckled courtside during a unsatisfactory better opposite Cleveland.

The 76ers were undefeated during home entering a diversion opposite a squalid Cavs, who were winless on a highway given a depart of LeBron James to LA.

But with Jenner examination on, a 76ers tumbled to a startle 121-112 defeat.

And Philly fans were in no doubt about who was responsible. At a time roughly 3000 people had sealed a change.org petition job for Jenner to be denied entrance to Wells Fargo Centre.

“Jenner was front and centre in assemblage for a Sixers detriment to a misfortune group in a league, a Cleveland Cavaliers. Better famous as a Island of Misfits toys Lebron left behind,” a petition read.

“We as Sixers fans can't lay idly by and let Kendall Jenner hurt what could be a truly special Sixers deteriorate by her assemblage during Sixers games. We contingency take action. We contingency see that a Sixers and a Wells Fargo Centre anathema Jenner.

“It is not a fluke that a Sixers, who had started a deteriorate 10-0 during home, mislaid their initial home diversion of a year a initial time Jenner shows up. To make matters worse, a Cavaliers were winless on a highway streamer into their Black Friday matchup with a Sixers. It was irregular and Jenner’s unpropitious poise is clearly to blame. To make matters even worse than worse, Jimmy Butler left this annoying display with an apparent knee injury. At this point, Jenner is not usually deleterious a destiny of this authorization though a provision of trusting group as good …

“The deficiency of Jenner would lapse a home justice advantage a Sixers have garnered given Mar of final year. A 20-game home unchanging deteriorate win strain has been snapped, Ben Simmons’ career is in jeopardy, and an trusting male in Jimmy Butler is injured. The stupidity contingency stop. BAN KENDALL JENNER FROM THE WELLS FARGO CENTRE.”

Kendall Jenner’s courtside coming wasn’t appreciated by Philly fans.Source:Twitter

With Jaclyn Hendricks, The New York Post

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Father dies after weird accident

Mr Exeter and his mother Kelly Exeter were travelling on a bustling Perth highway on Friday afternoon when a canopy flew off a vessel that was travelling in front of their car. The comfortless occurrence has been described as a weird accident.

Mr Exeter suffered from “catastrophic mind damage” according to a post on amicable media by his wife. She pronounced he was incompetent to redeem from his endless injuries. Mr Exeter’s mother sat by him in sanatorium holding his hand. He died on Sunday night.

The father of dual died after a weird accident.Source:Channel 9

Anthony Exeter has died after a highway collision in WA. Picture: FacebookSource:Facebook

Anthony Exeter has died after a highway collision in WA. Picture: FacebookSource:Facebook

“To contend we are ravaged is an understatement. For Jaden, Mia and me, he was a romantic pivot a universe rotated on,” wrote Mrs Exeter.

Mr Exeter played for a Rockingham Flames in Perth, who posted a reverence to a 41-year-old online.

“It is with measureless unhappiness that a Rockingham Flames have turn wakeful of a flitting of Anthony Exeter this evening, as a outcome of a comfortless accident,” a group wrote.

“The Rockingham Flames Family join with a whole basketball village in promulgation their intense magnetism to his family and friends.”

Mr Exeter is survived by his mother and his son and daughter Jaden and Mia.

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Simmons’ pull for All-Star preference descending flat

Simmons’ bid to acquire his initial All-Star preference appears expected to rest with votes from associate NBA players, media members and coaches.

The NBA expelled a latest total of All-Star fan votes with Simmons jumping from 695,032 to 941,368 a past week after he speedy fans to opinion for him around media interviews and online campaigns.

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The lobbying was not adequate to locate Irving, Wade or Walker. Australian-born Boston Celtics’ star Irving leads Eastern Conference guards with 3,187,015 fan votes, afterwards Miami Heat maestro Wade (1,738,043), Charlotte Hornets’ Walker (1,156,040) third with Simmons in fourth.

Ben Simmons trails Kyrie Irving, Dwyane Wade and Kemba Walker in NBA All-Star voting. Picture: Getty ImagesSource:AFP

Fan votes count for 50 per cent and stream NBA players and media members 25 per cent each.

The tip dual Eastern and Western discussion guards from a total opinion will turn involuntary starters for a Feb 17 All-Star Game in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The tip 3 front justice players from any discussion will also be starters. The fan votes prove Simmons would need to browbeat actor and media votes to stand into a tip dual Eastern Conference ensure slot.

If Simmons fails to be a starter his predestine would rest with NBA conduct coaches who will select 7 players from any discussion to come off a bench. Coaches snubbed Simmons final year.

They could disremember a Philadelphia 76ers’ star again by picking maestro guards trailing Simmons in Eastern Conference ensure voting.

Ben Simmons missed out on All-Star preference final year. Picture: APSource:AP

They embody Indiana Pacer’s Victor Oladipo 778,983, Toronto Raptors’ Kyle Lowry (708,071), Miami Heat’s Goran Dragic (335,899) and Washington Wizards’ Bradley Beal (251,170).

The Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James leads all NBA players with 3,770,807 fan votes while Dallas Mavericks’ rookie Luka Doncic (3,301,825) is second among Western Conference front justice players.

Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry (2,979,080) and a Minnesota Timberwolves’ Derrick Rose (2,712,938) sojourn a dual front-runners among fans in a West ensure group.

The Houston Rockets’ James Harden (2,315,093) and Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook (2,090,432) are still in third and fourth place respectively. In a Eastern Conference, Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo binds a tip mark altogether with 3,626,909 votes forward of a front justice organisation of a Toronto Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard (2,882,227) in second and Simmons’ 76ers teammate Joel Embiid (2,292,511) in third.

All-Star Game starters, including a dual group captains, will be announced on Jan 24 and a pot comparison by NBA conduct coaches on Jan 31.

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Ibaka strikes as Raptors exist Wizards

Kawhi Leonard led a Raptors with 41 points.

That enclosed 10 in overtime as Toronto finally put divided a Wizards in a diversion in that a Raptors led by as many as 23.

UNITED OVERRUN CAIRNS IN TRILLER

The Raptors, who softened to an NBA-best 33-12, detonate out of a embankment and were adult 51-28 late in a second entertain and by 17 with reduction than a notation to play in a third.

Washington chipped away, helped by Bradley Beal’s second triple-double of a deteriorate with 43 points, 10 assists and 15 rebounds.

Beal emptied a three-pointer with 21.5 seconds left in law to tangle a measure during 124-124 and force overtime, and his bucket tied it adult during 131-131 with 6.8 seconds left in a initial additional period.

The Wizards took a lead for a initial time in a second overtime period, when Toronto unexpected went cold, blank 7 of 9 from a field. A layup from Leonard, Ibaka’s three-pointer and a pinch of free-throws would be enough.

Toronto Raptors brazen Serge Ibaka (9) hangs from a edge and bumps Atlanta Hawks ensure Jeremy Lin (7) .Source:AP

In New York, a Philadelphia 76ers welcomed Joel Embiid behind with a hard-fought 108-105 feat over a horde Knicks.

Embiid, sidelined from Friday’s detriment to Atlanta with a bruise ankle, scored 26 points in his lapse to a starting lineup, pulling down 8 rebounds and restraint 6 shots.

Philadelphia 76ers’ Ben Simmons reacts after dunking during a initial half of an NBA basketball diversion opposite a New York Knicks.Source:AP

Ben Simmons had a large game, joining on 10 of 13 shots from a margin on a approach to 20 points, and grabbing a career high 22 rebounds as a Sixers dominated a Knicks 56-34 on a boards.

Australia’s Simmons, whose prior career-high for rebounds was 18, became a youngest 76er ever to post a 20-point, 20-rebound game.

Ben Simmons chases a lax round during a second quarter.Source:AFP

“The numbers are dominant,” manager Brett Brown pronounced of Simmons, who also handed out 9 assists. “I suspicion he was fantastic.”

Philadelphia led by as many as 24 points, though a Knicks, propelled by a career-high 31 points from rookie Kevin Knox, sliced a lead to one indicate during a finish of a third quarter.

They were dual adrift with small some-more than 3 mins remaining in regulation.

“It was good to get a win, generally after a past dual games,” Brown said. “It was good to get behind on track.”

NBA: Ben Simmons has had a widespread initial half opposite a Knicks dropping 14 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists.

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Opals a brew of universe medallists, rising stars

Coach Sandy Brondello has named 6 intensity debutants in her patrol brazen of a essential year for a Australian women’s basketball team, along with countless players now sidelined with injury.

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Despite streamer for a wooden ladle this WNBL season, Sydney Flames immature guns Tahlia Tupaea and Alex Wilson have both been earmarked to make their initial comparison coming in Australian colours in 2019.

While Tupaea is behind personification after a month out with a concussion, Wilson has been sidelined for a WNBL deteriorate after undergoing knee surgery.

Tessa Lavey is certain to play a pivotal role.Source:AAP

Other players looking to entrance in 2019 are Bec Cole, Darcee Garbin, Lauren Nicholson and Kristy Wallace.

Also on an damage time out from a Flames after knee medicine yet creation a patrol is Alex Bunton, who done her Opals entrance during a universe championships in 2018 where Australia finished with a china medal.

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The new Opals patrol will attend a Gold Coast stay from Apr 12-18 and afterwards accommodate adult again in Phoenix, Arizona, from Jul 20-31 before to a organisation for a Asia Cup being named in August.

Jenna O'Hea is partial of a Opals training squad.

Jenna O’Hea is partial of a Opals training squad.Source:AAP

“These camps will be a good event for a coaching staff to weigh a incomparable organisation of players and aim a ones who we trust will have a best possibility of creation a tournaments after in a year,” Brondello said.

“I am many happy to see a harmed players like (Marianna) Tolo, (Leilani) Mitchell and Sara Blicavs lapse to a squad. We faced a lot of adversity in 2018 with all of a injuries we encountered and even yet we had a good knowledge during a World Cup, carrying these players behind will usually make us a improved organisation relocating forward.”

Katie-Rae Ebzery is in for a bustling duration with a OpalsSource:AAP

After a Asia Cup in Sep a Opals are slated to play in informal qualifiers in Nov that will earns Australia a mark during a pre-Olympic contest in Feb 2020.

Only 12 players will contest during a Tokyo Olympics.

The 2019 Chemist Warehouse Australian Opals squad: Rebecca Allen, Abby Bishop, Stephanie Blicavs, Sara Blicavs, Alexandra Bunton*, Elizabeth Cambage, Rebecca Cole, Katie Ebzery, Darcee Garbin, Cayla George, Kelsey Griffin, Tessa Lavey, Tess Madgen, Eziyoda Magbegor. Lauren Mansfield, Leilani Mitchell, Lauren Nicholson, Jenna O’Hea, Lauren Scherf, Nicole Seekamp, Alanna Smith, Stephanie Talbot, Marianna Tolo, Tahlia Tupaea, Kristy Wallace*, Sami Whitcomb, Alex Wilson*. *injured during time of patrol announcement.

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Tahlia Tupaea goes from Opals patrol to damage list

Just days after creation a Opals patrol for a array of vital events in 2019, Tupaea constructed her best diversion this deteriorate before injuring her knee late in a final quarter.

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Coach Cheryl Chambers pronounced it appears Tupaea has suffered vinculum repairs to her knee and will be out for a Flames final diversion of a deteriorate opposite Townsville subsequent week.

“Hopefully it will be only a 3 or 4 week damage for her and she will bunce back,’’ pronounced Chambers, who is also an Opals partner coach.

Sydney Flames indicate ensure Tahlia Tupaea was named in a Opals patrol final week.Source:News Corp Australia

The initial Opals patrol stay Tupaea contingency attend is in April.

Tupaea was out for 4 weeks progressing this deteriorate with a concussion.

Canberra cumulative tip mark on a joining ladder with their 99-79 better of a Flames side scorched by damage from pre-season.

Tupaea racked adult 22 points before her damage with captain Belinda Snell scoring 15 in her second final WNBL game.

Snell was given a station acclaim during diversion finish in honour of her unusual career in basketball that enclosed countless Olympic Games medals and WNBL crowns.

A bad start put a Flames on a backfoot from a start on Sunday with a hosts trailing 17-30 during a initial break.

But a beleaguered side afterwards rallied to compare Canberra 29-29 in a second before laying down 21 points to Canberras 22 in a third.

With Tupaea out final in a third, a measure blew out with a Flames incompetent to put any points on a house in a final mins of a game.

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‘Scary’ 210cm Aussie jolt adult high school

The teen has considerable size; prolonged arms, extended shoulders, bomb athleticism, and operation on his jump-shot to go with good prophesy and edge insurance on defence.

And now a mixtape of a Orange Lutheran High School product has done waves online with a video display a youngest member of a family dropping some James Harden-like step behind threes.

He also explodes above a edge on several occasions in a footage to asperse a round in considerable fashion, display he has some of a same hops as his some-more famous cousin.

His skills have already captivated seductiveness from colleges with UCLA charity him a scholarship, should he wish to go, or usually like his cousin Thon he competence opt to enter a NBA Draft true from high school.

Thon Maker in movement for a Milwaukee Bucks.Source:AP

In terms of his high propagandize form he is also behaving good above a inhabitant average, scoring 13 points per diversion and grabbing 6.3 rebounds, while also removing 2.3 blocks per game.

Maker grew adult in Perth, carrying changed there with his family during a age of one from South Sudan, and his defender believes distinct Thon, he could indeed make it in a NBA as a primary round handler.

Talented family: Sydney Swans defender Aliir Aliir (C) and his cousin, NBA No.10 breeze collect Thon Maker (R) with his hermit Matur Maker (L). Picture: InstagramSource:Instagram

“Makur is a complicated day indicate forward,” Maker’s guardian, Ed Smith, told foxsports.com.au.

“Very good vision. Passes a round intensely well. Can strike a locate and shoot, can strike a pap off a bounce. Has operation adult to 23, 24 feet. He has a good frame. On a defensive end, he can switch dual to five.”

Maker also got to work out with cousin Thon in a off-season so he can get a ambience of what it’s like to sight during a chosen turn and what is compulsory as he looks during a destiny that includes not usually a NBA though also a Boomers.

And if Thon’s greeting is anything to go by afterwards Makur Maker could indeed be something special.

What he does after high propagandize sojourn to be seen though he clearly has a distance and growth to get many in a basketball universe excited.

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NBA MVP competition takes aroused turn

The dual favourites for MVP honours went toe-to-toe in Houston and notwithstanding Harden’s large scoring night it was Antetokounmpo who reigned with 27 points, 21 rebounds and 5 assists.

And it was one of a latter that stole a uncover — it even featured what could be called a Harden flop.

Spinning with a round in palm Antetokounmpo threw it tough opposite a court, true during Harden, who was floored when it strike his head.

The round bounced behind to an indifferent Greek Freak, who afterwards dished it to Ersan Ilyasova, who nailed a triple for one of a plays of a deteriorate as amicable media had a margin day.

Here it is from a retreat angle.

Not given Denver’s Chauncey Billups inbounded off Kobe Bryant’s behind in diversion 3 of a 2009 Western Conference finals has a round been used as such a arms in a lead adult to a basket.

Some even suggested it might as good have been a MVP prize he hurled during Harden.

Either approach a Bucks withstood a late Houston assign to reason on for a win and urge their record to an East-leading 29-11 as Malcolm Brogdon scored 24 and Khris Middleton combined 15.

For a Rockets, Harden was corroborated adult by 18 points and 13 rebounds from Clint Capela and 16 points from Gerald Green off a bench.

‘DIRTY’ DELLY FINDS OLD FORM AS CAVS LOSE TO PELS

The battling Cleveland Cavaliers managed to take it to a New Orleans Pelicans for two-and-a-half buliding in a Big Easy though they simply couldn’t enclose Pelicans star Anthony Davis down a stretch.

The Cavs even led 63-59 during a half.

As a diversion wore on Davis’ distance and athleticism became a large factor. The immature Cavs simply could not ensure him as he and a Pels exploded late to run out 140-124 winners.

Davis finished with 38 points and 13 rebounds.

On a and side for a Cavaliers, Dellavedova had his best night given returning to a city where he won a championship with LeBron James in a 2015/16 season.

The Aussie ensure came off a dais and sparked a Cavs with 10 initial entertain points and finished with 17 points and 7 assists in 19 mins on 6 of 8 shooting.

Not that Delly’s best diversion given being traded from Milwaukee didn’t come though some controversy.

With dual mins left in a third Dellavedova went adult for a 3 and held a face of Pelicans rookie Frank Jackson with his elbow.

It looked like a Aussie leant into a rookie and sent him crashing to a court.

The throng hurled down boos on Dellavedova and a officials reviewed it for a extreme tainted though nothing was called and Dellavedova went to a free-throw line.

PHILLY TRAINWRECK DERAILS IN WASHINGTON

Earlier in a day a Philadelphia 76ers were described as a “trainwreck” by NBA researcher Bill Simmons and they didn’t do anything to inhibit that opinion in Washington.

One day after routing a Wizards, Philadelphia had a foster returned in a 123-106 loss, notwithstanding double-doubles from Ben Simmons (15 points, 10 rebounds) and Joel Embiid (35 points, 14 rebounds).

The Sixers looked sluggish from a get-go as Bradley Beal lighted a Wizards with 34 points on 13 from 21 shooting, including 6 of 11 from over a arc.

At one indicate Beal scored 14 true points in a fourth entertain as Philadelphia shot only 8 of 27 from three-point range, going 3 of 20 in a initial 3 quarters.

In law a Sixers were never unequivocally in a diversion and from a impulse Trevor Ariza delivered a asperse to give a home side a 10-8 lead in a initial quarter, it was all downhill as Philadelphia’s losing strain in a nation’s collateral stretched to 5 years.

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Family job Sydney Uni Flames manager home

Chambers, a mother-of-three, pronounced after 3 years with a Sydney Uni bar it was time to lapse home to Melbourne.

Chambers has dual teenage sons who have or are about to bear medicine for sporting injuries with her daughter Georgia branch 12 subsequent week.

DAUGHTER OF A GUN: Flames entrance a family affair

Chambers, who is also an partner manager with a Australian Opals, admits carrying a coaching pursuit outward her home state had stretched her notwithstanding a support of her family, father and a club.

Cheryl Chambers helmed a Sydney Flames to a WNBL pretension in her initial season.Source:News Corp Australia

“I’m going to be sad. But it’s time to go home to a family. It’s got too hard,’’ she said.

“It was tough going retrograde and forwards a whole time, this deteriorate entrance true after a universe championships with a Opals, both boys carrying surgery.

“I’ve desired my time here though it’s time to be home with a family.’’

Chambers earnings to Melbourne though a pursuit in a WNBL though penetrating to stay concerned in a league.

“I adore a WNBL. I’d adore to manager though there are usually dual teams in Melbourne,’’ she said.

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Chambers lead a Flames to feat in her initial deteriorate as conduct coach, third in her second though this deteriorate a bar has struggled, with a patrol savaged by mixed and steady injuries.

Every member of her tip 5 has been sidelined for a poignant volume of time during some theatre with dual – Alex Wilson and Alex Bunton – out for a infancy of a joining with deteriorate finale injuries.

“This deteriorate isn’t a thoughtfulness of a club,’’ she said.

“They will go from a wooden ladle to being right adult there subsequent year, we will see,’’ she said.

The Flames have begun a routine of anticipating a deputy for Chambers.

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