NBL: Wildcats want to bounce back strongly after Cairns loss

Greg Hire. Picture: Getty Imagee
Greg Hire. Picture: Getty Imagee

THE reason I play the game of basketball is because of the brotherhood that forms within a team.

As teammates, you strive for something special, sharing in a journey that holds unique challenges for each player.

You face adversity, thrive in the emotion of winning a close game and vent after dropping a contest you should have won.

These are all parts of why I love the game.

As a leader of the team, I am constantly trying to find ways to get the best from my teammates as well as myself.

We are struggling at the moment, but it’s times like these that I love.

I love seeing what people are made of.

I love teams figuring themselves out.

I love the hard work that comes with it because there is no better feeling than reaching the pinnacle after you’ve had to overcome so much.

I have utmost confidence in this group as we head into our final two regular season games against Melbourne away on Friday and Cairns at home on Sunday.

Levels of frustration can be quite high when things don’t go your way.

There is no perfect formula or easy fix,

All that is certain about the journey to winning a championship is that it isn’t easy.

We have shown we are one of the best teams when we play to our strengths.

We need to play consistent Wildcats style basketball from the get-go, throw the first punch and be relentless.

Enough words and plenty of action; this is what basketball is about.

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