|New Zealand Breakers||11||7||4||104.56|
New Zealand Breakers
|Josh Childress||Sydney Kings||23.00|
|Jerome Randle||Adelaide 36ers||21.67|
|Andrew Ogilvy||Illawarra Hawks||20.00|
|Chris Goulding||Melbourne United||19.25|
New Zealand Breakers
|Adam Gibson||Adelaide 36ers||5.64|
|Josh Childress||Sydney Kings||5.00|
|Jerome Randle||Adelaide 36ers||5.00|
|Jermaine Beal||Perth Wildcats||4.08|
|Daniel Johnson||Adelaide 36ers||10.33|
|Andrew Ogilvy||Illawarra Hawks||9.10|
|Matthew Knight||Perth Wildcats||9.08|
|Thomas Abercrombie||New Zealand Breakers||7.90|
|Damian Martin||Perth Wildcats||1.67|
|Cedric Jackson||New Zealand Breakers||1.45|
|Rhys Carter||Sydney Kings||1.27|
|Matthew Burston||Cairns Taipans||1.20|
2014/15: Greg Hire endured a tough season in 2014/15, missing a large part of the season with a calf-tear he sustained at training after just one regular season game. While on the sideline he played a leadership role among the group, inspiring his teammates to perform in his absence. In total he played 11 games, averaging 3.5 points and 2.8 rebounds per game.
Career: Hire is a product of the Wanneroo Wolves basketball program where he was named SBL Rookie of the Year in 2006. He attended college in the US at Miles Community College and Augusta State University before returning to Australia in 2010 and joining the Wildcats as a development player and playing in the SBL with Wanneroo, where he captained the Wolves to the 2011 championship. The Wildcats then offered him a contract and he went on to play crucial role in the team’s 2014 Championship. He averages 3.6 points per game, 3.6 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game throughout his career.
Jarrod Kenny played with the Harbour Heat from 2002 to 2008 before signing with the Hawke’s Bay Hawks in 2009, where he became one of the NZ NBL’s best point guards.
In the 2015 season he averaged an impressive 6.3 assists per game to go with 10.3 points, 1.3 steals and 2.8 rebounds
At the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championships, Kenny was one of New Zealand’s best in game one of series, scoring 12 points on the big stage, including three of five triples.
2014/15: Matt Knight again proved why he is one of the Perth Wildcats most important players in 2014/15. He missed six games through a toe injury – during which time his team struggled without him. He averaged 10.5 points per game and 7.0 rebounds per game – 1.5 more than his previous season. His best game came in December against Adelaide when he pulled down mammoth 16 rebounds to go with his 16 points. He had two double-doubles for the year. He was named in the All-NBL Second Team. The only Wildcat to be named in either the All-NBL First or Second Teams.
Career: Matt Knight is a product of Tasmanian basketball and was a part of Australia’s under-20 World Championship winning team before studying at Loyola Marymount University in the United States. Following college, he returned to Australia to play for the West Sydney Razorbacks, which then became the Sydney Spirit. Knight played a season in Hungary in 2009/10 before being signed by the Perth Wildcats where he played in both the 2012 and 2013 Grand Finals, before winning a Championship in 2014.
After representing the Cairns Taipans eight years ago, Nate Jawai was selected as the 41st pick in the 2008 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers.
He was then traded to Toronto where he secured a two-year deal, becoming the first Indigenous Australian to play in the NBA.
In 2009 he was traded to the Dallas Mavericks and then the Minnesota Timberwolves where he played 39 games – the highlight, a team-high 16-point and six-rebound outing against Portland.
From 2010 onwards Jawai has played in Europe – representing powerhouse clubs Parizan Belgrade (Serbria), UNICS Kazan (Russia), Barcelona (Spain), Galatasaray (Turkey) and MoraBanc Andorra (Spain).
His last full season, before suffering a neck injury, was at FC Barcelona Regal, where in 30 games he averaged 7.1 points and 4.7 rebounds.
Casey Prather is a highly athletic wing-player out of the University of Florida. In his senior year, he led the Gators in scoring, averaging a team-high 13.8 points per games plus 5.0 rebounds per game, taking his team to the 2014 NCAA Final Four. He totaled more than 20 points on six occasions; including a career best 28 points in UF’s opening game of the season. His year earned him All-American accolades from USA Today and the Associated Press. Following college he represented the Atlanta Hawks at the 2014 NBA Summer League, and was subsequently signed by the Phoenix Suns, but was later waived.
In 2014/15 he played for the Bakersville Jam in the NBA D-League, averaging 11.8 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.3 steals per game – building an impressive highlight-reel of monstrous slam dunks along the way.
2014/15: Jesse Wagstaff was again a consistent performer in the Perth Wildcats 2014/15 season. His work ethic and three-point shooting made him a big weapon for the already dangerous Perth side. He averaged 8.5 points and 4.0 rebounds per game. He hit 32.3 of three-pointers. His season-high points tally came in January against the Adelaide 36ers, where he drained 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds.
Career: Raised in Canberra, Wagstaff attended college in the USA at Metro State University before returning to Australia in 2009 where he was signed by the Perth Wildcats. In his first season at the club, he was a part of the 2010 Championship-winning team and was also named the NBL’s Rookie of the Year. In 2012, Wagstaff was awarded the League’s Best Sixth Man. In 2014 he became a two-time NBL Champion with the Perth Wildcats. Throughout his NBL career, Wagstaff has averaged 9.8 points, 1.0 assists and 3.8 rebounds per game.
2014/15: It was a season of big milestone’s for Shawn Redhage, as he passed club legends Mike Ellis and Eric Watterson on the Wildcats all-time games-played list. He first reached 300 NBL games, then 300 Wildcats games to become one of the club’s all-time greats. On the court he again showed age is no barrier, averaging 11.4 points per game, 3.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists. A foot injury meant he sat out the Wildcats finals campaign.
Career: The Arizona State University product arrived at the Wildcats from the NZ Breakers in 2005. From then on he went about establishing himself as a club legend, winning the Gordon Ellis Medal as the team’s most valuable player six times – the most in the club’s history. He was captain of the club from 2009 to 2013 and led the Wildcats to the 2010 Championship. Redhage became an Olympian in 2008 and in 2013 became a Championship player in Puerto Rico with Piratas de Quebradillas. In 2014 he became a tw-time NBL Champion with the Wildcats. Redhage has averaged 16.9 points, 6.2 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game throughout his NBL career.
2014/15: Perth Wildcats captain Damian Martin again led from the front in 2014/15 as won of the team’s best performers. He continued to terrorise opponents with relentless defensive pressure, coming up with a league-leading 81 steals for the season – including nine against Sydney in October. He averaged 6.2 points, 5.8 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game on his way to being named the NBL’s Best Defensive Player for the fifth straight season. He scored double-digit totals on five occasions, and grabbed five or more rebounds on 10 occasions and five or more assists on nine occasions.
Career: Damian Martin captained Australia’s under-20 team to a world championship in 2003, defeating the USA in the gold medal game. He then attended Loyola Marymount University before making his NBL debut for the Sydney Spirit in the 2008/09 season. The Perth Wildcats recruited Martin in 2009 where he became a Championship player with the club in his first season. He also captained the team to the 2014 Championship. Throughout his career, he has averaged 7.3 points per game, 5.2 rebound, 3.4 assists and 2.1 steals.