Cairns Taipans Rosters

    2019-2020 Cairns Taipans Roster

    # Player Pos Height Weight Age Birth City NBA Draft Status Nationality
    9 George Blagojevic F 6-8 205 23 Geelong 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia
    13 Majok Deng F 6-10 185 27 Adelaide 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia
    5 Mirko Djeric G 6-2 180 24 Canberra 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia
    - Tad Dufelmeier, Jr. G 6-0 175 24 Canberra 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia
    32 Anthony Fisher G 6-2 172 26 Ballarat 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia
    15 Nathan Jawai C 6-10 280 33 Sydney 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 11 Australia
    6 Jarrod Kenny G 6-2 180 34 Auckland 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted New Zealand
    20 Fabijan Krslovic G 6-8 239 24 Liverpool 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted Australia
    3 Scott Machado G 6-3 201 29 Queens (NY) 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
    Brazil
    25 D.J. Newbill G 6-4 210 27 Philadelphia (PA) 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
    12 Kouat Noi F 6-7 210 22 Khartoum 2020 NBA Draft, Undrafted South Sudan
    Australia
    0 Cameron Oliver C 6-8 225 23 Sacramento (CA) 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
    - Tai Wynyard C 6-10 228 22 Auckland 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted New Zealand

    2019-2020 Cairns Depth Chart

      PG SG SF PF C
    Starters S. Machado M. Djeric D. Newbill M. Deng C. Oliver
    Rotation J. Kenny   F. Krslovic K. Noi N. Jawai
    Lim PT A. Fisher   G. Blagojevic    
    Lim PT T. Dufelmeier, Jr.        

    Recent Cairns History

    Season League Record Placement
    2019-2020 NBL Blitz 1-0 N/A
    2019-2020 Australian NBL 17-14 3rd

    2019-2020 Cairns Awards & Honors

    Player Award / Honor
    D.J. Newbill Australian NBL Defensive Player of the Year (2020)
    Scott Machado Australian NBL All-NBL First Team (2020)
    D.J. Newbill Australian NBL All-NBL Second Team (2020)
    Cameron Oliver Australian NBL All-NBL Second Team (2020)

    2019-2020 Cairns Taipans Front Office

    Staff Member Position
    Mike Kelly Head Coach
    Jamie O'Loughlin Assistant Coach
    Brad Hill Assistant Coach

    2019-2020 Cairns Stat Leaders

    Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
    D.J. Newbill 32 32.9 18.2 3.1 3.1 1.3 0.1 1.7
    Cameron Oliver 33 29.8 17.0 9.4 1.3 0.7 1.5 2.3
    Scott Machado 33 32.2 15.8 3.9 7.4 1.4 0.0 3.1
    Majok Deng 33 24.0 12.0 4.1 1.2 0.6 0.7 1.5
    Kouat Noi 24 23.6 9.8 5.9 1.4 0.7 0.3 1.9
    Nathan Jawai 33 14.7 8.2 3.4 0.9 0.1 0.2 1.5
    Mirko Djeric 31 24.5 7.2 3.0 2.1 0.7 0.1 0.6
    Jarrod Kenny 30 14.3 3.3 1.5 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.8
    Fabijan Krslovic 32 11.3 3.0 2.4 0.4 0.5 0.3 0.5
    George Blagojevic 18 4.8 1.7 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.3
    Anthony Fisher 17 5.0 1.6 0.6 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.2
    Tad Dufelmeier, Jr. 5 2.0 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.2
    Tai Wynyard 1 1.6 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0