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 Eligible 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
2020-2021 Australian NBL - N/A
2019-2020 NBL Blitz 1-0 N/A
2019-2020 Australian NBL 17-14 3rd
2018-2019 Australian NBL 6-22 8th
2017-2018 Australian NBL 11-17 6th
2016-2017 Australian NBL 15-15 4th
2015-2016 Australian NBL 12-16 6th
2014-2015 Australian NBL 23-9 2nd
2013-2014 Australian NBL 12-16 5th
2012-2013 Australian NBL 11-17 6th
2011-2012 Australian NBL 15-13 N/A

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