“The most significant event in the Perth/Melbourne series might have happened the week before.”
The Fire and the Flames, between them, have won the last three WNBL championships. After meeting in last year’s semi-finals, the two teams will do battle again in a three-game series starting on Thursday night.
The irresistible force (Perth’s offence) meets the immovable object (Melbourne’s defence) in the first semi-final series starting on Wednesday.
Sydney Uni ends the season on a roll, while Perth stumbles slightly in the final week.
Who’da thunk that Illawarra and Cairns would play in the highest-scoring game in the NBL so far this season? Also, something something unsportsmanlike foul rule.