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Join Perth Wildcats vice-captain Greg Hire and PerthNow and The West Australian's Chris Robinson as they discuss all things NBL. Enjoy the basketball analysis and player banter amid an inner-sanctum look at one of Australia’s most successful sporting clubs.

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    • 4.8 • 29 Ratings

Join Perth Wildcats vice-captain Greg Hire and PerthNow and The West Australian's Chris Robinson as they discuss all things NBL. Enjoy the basketball analysis and player banter amid an inner-sanctum look at one of Australia’s most successful sporting clubs.

    2019-20 Ep5: Handing out the NBL's mid-season awards

    2019-20 Ep5: Handing out the NBL's mid-season awards

    Retired Perth Wildcats favourite Greg Hire joins The West Australian & PerthNow's Chris Robinson each week to take an inner-sanctum look at the Wildcats and NBL. In this episode, the guys discuss:
    The former Wildcat Greg will be hitting the court with this week (1:02)
    Small-ball line-up helps Perth to another 2-0 weekend (5:22)
    How much does the winning 'aura' affect both the Wildcats and their opponents? (12:28)
    Damian Martin's 300th Perth game one to remember (18:12)
    How Jarrod Kenny would be feeling after his costly late-game turnovers (19:59)
    Handing out the NBL's mid-season awards (24:44)
    What does life look like for Perth after Damo - and will Nick Kay be there next season? (38:02)

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    • 47 min
    2019-20 Ep4: The best trash talkers Greg played with and against

    2019-20 Ep4: The best trash talkers Greg played with and against

    Retired Perth Wildcats favourite Greg Hire joins The West Australian & PerthNow's Chris Robinson each week to take an inner-sanctum look at the Wildcats and NBL. In this episode, the guys discuss:
    The keys to Perth's dream weekend double (1:35)
    Clint Steindl finding the confidence and aggression to succeed (4:59)
    Is the mid-range game the blueprint to beating Andrew Bogut's Kings? (8:28)
    What's former Wildcat Cam Tovey up to? (13:31)
    The deflating power of offensive rebounds (14:47)
    How Cairns have grown into a surprise contender (17:33)
    Jarrod Kenny hair update (22:01)
    The best trash talkers Greg played with and against (23:27)
    How are clubs faring in the player welfare space? (32:00)

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    • 45 min
    2019-20 Ep3: Who is the Wildcat Of The Decade?

    2019-20 Ep3: Who is the Wildcat Of The Decade?

    Retired Perth Wildcats favourite Greg Hire joins PerthNow and The West Australian’s Chris Robinson each week to take an inner-sanctum look at the Wildcats and NBL. In this episode, the guys discuss:
    How concerned should we be with Perth's form? (1:25)
    Will having a child impact Bryce Cotton's game? (6:38)
    Luke Travers a shining light in a blowout loss (12:22)
    Greg and Chris nominate their top three for Wildcat Of The Decade (17:26)
    Is the NBL's central commentary hub working? (26:26)
    Greg talks us through his favourite coaches (33:32)

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    • 45 min
    2019-20 Ep2: Ranking the NBL's tiers, & why the Wildcats are steering clear of Next Stars

    2019-20 Ep2: Ranking the NBL's tiers, & why the Wildcats are steering clear of Next Stars

    Retired Perth Wildcats favourite Greg Hire joins PerthNow and The West Australian’s Chris Robinson each week to take an inner-sanctum look at the Wildcats and NBL. In this episode, the guys discuss:
    The time a chef yelled at Greg at a Stitch In Time gala dinner (1:14)
    Jesse Wagstaff and Damian Martin aren't done with yet (7:35)
    Why aren't teams playing to the end for percentage? (16:15)
    Ranking the NBL's tiers of teams (22:41)
    What's going on in New Zealand? (32:12)
    Greg's thoughts on the imminent Lemanis / Brown coach swap at the Boomers (39:06)
    How can we use replay better in the NBL? (45:34)
    Why the Wildcats are steering clear of Next Stars (48:53)

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    • 59 min
    2019-20 Ep1: Wildcats look to adapt, Greg's retirement life, & off-season travels

    2019-20 Ep1: Wildcats look to adapt, Greg's retirement life, & off-season travels

    Retired Perth Wildcats favourite Greg Hire joins PerthNow and The West Australian’s Chris Robinson each week to take an inner-sanctum look at the Wildcats and NBL. In the first episode for the 2019-20 season, the guys discuss:
    The guys' busy off-season (0:40)
    How Greg is adjusting to life away from the NBL grind (3.18)
    What's changed at the Wildcats and how they're tracking early (11:02)
    Sydney's deserved tag as title favourites (16:51)
    Should little-used players face the post-game press conference? (21:07)
    The late-game unsportsmanlike foul rule needs fixing (25:47)
    The offers Greg received from Sydney and Melbourne to play on this season (30:48)
    How Damian Martin is tracking at age 35 (41:03)

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    • 50 min
    2018-19 Ep17: The inside story on Perth's title win as Greg retires in style

    2018-19 Ep17: The inside story on Perth's title win as Greg retires in style

    Perth Wildcats vice-captain Greg Hire joins PerthNow and The West Australian’s Chris Robinson each week to take an inner-sanctum look at the Wildcats and NBL. After the Wildcats' title win to send Greg into retirement on the ultimate winning note, the guys discuss:
    What has the past two days been like for Greg? (1:04)
    Greg's jinx worries after taking his championship rings over to Melbourne (5:02)
    Greg's key role in setting up Perth's Game 4 triumph (7:53)
    When did the Wildcats know the title was won? (15:33)
    The emotions of going back on court for the final minutes (19:20)
    Bryce Cotton's crucial pre-game speech before Game 4 (22:09)
    The funny reason for Greg's net-over-the-face celebration (26:28)
    Mitch Norton's undies dancing and 'Horses' celebration in the changerooms (28:36)
    Greg's mid-season tears at the height of Perth's slump (30:48)
    Greg's perfect in-person response to someone who had 'talked crap' online (36:57)
    Terrico White's perfect timing in surging to Grand Final MVP (43:48)
    Greg's favourite individual performances of his career (50:55)

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    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

NBLPP ,

Great access

Listen, learn & enjoy!

SinBin87 ,

A good laugh

Greg Hire is a crack up, great to hear the behind the scenes stuff at the Cats.

leungtl ,

Brilliant

A must-listen for all Perth Wildcats fans - always good to get regular insights from a current player!

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