Greater energy needed
IT was a tale of two tapes in our most recent encounters against Melbourne United and Brisbane Bullets.
Arguably, we played three good quarters of basketball out of eight and in doing so, split the results.
We need to replicate the mindset we had in the second half against Brisbane and in the last quarter against Melbourne.
It’s grit, passion and energy. It’s that desperation and relentlessness; a desire to create a difference in the game.
We had players performing aggressively, showing confidence and being unselfish. When that occurs we are extremely tough to beat.
It’s not easy to play that style of basketball, where you put your body on the line and come out of the game completely gassed. But it’s what’s required to be competitive and put yourself in a position to win.
These next few weeks are a great opportunity to solidify our spot on the ladder. We want to be playing our best basketball come the business end of the season.
I never like to compare seasons, but last year the aura around the group was sensational.
We had all the confidence in the world and we felt like we could completely dominate our opponents.
Perth Wildcats celebrate their tight win against Brisbane.