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Perth Wildcats claimed an 84-74 overtime win against the Cairns Taipans on Saturday night to avoid a second straight loss to start their title defence. Wholesale Nike Shox China .Jaron Johnson bought the Perth Arena crowd to their feet when he dropped a three-point shot to tie the scores with just 0.80 seconds remaining in the game.Just 17.1 seconds earlier, Johnson had those same fans holding their heads in disbelief after he turned the ball over when the Cats trailed by one point and looked to have blown their chance of victory.That three pointer was Johnsons 13th in a massive personal final quarter after the Taipans had led by as many as six in the same period.He finished the games highest scorer, with 26, while Casey Prather scored 23.The Taipans managed only four points in the overtime period.The Wildcats produced an almost carbon copy of Thursdays away loss to the Brisbane Bullets in the season opener.They got out to an early lead (14 points) against the Taipans, just like they did against the Bullets - only to let their opposition back in the game after the main break.Only this time, they managed to find a way to win.Perth coach Trevor Gleeson must have let out a massive sigh of relief after the game, having given away a technical foul and a subsequent one point to the Taipans Cameron Gliddon during the fourth quarter.The margin then was two points in favour of the visitors.Gliddon was terrific in the Cairns comeback, adding 10 points of his own in the fourth quarter and 20 for the game.The Taipans didnt help themselves in the first half though, with inaccurate shooting.After scoring the first four points of the contest, they managed only eight for the opening quarter.They shot a disappointing 17 per cent from the field, with none of their seven attempts from three-point range dropping.Cairns also got itself into foul trouble late in the period, but while the Cats couldnt make the most of their gifts from the free-throw line (six from 11), they still led by 11 points at the first break.That lead was reduced to just eight by half-time, despite the Taipans still struggling in offense.Prather and Jameel McKay threatened to blow the game apart for the home side early in the second quarter, the beneficiaries of some typically dogged Damian Martin defence - and the lead got out to 14.New Wildcats US import Jaron Johnson couldnt say if the match-tying shot was the biggest he has ever hit, but admits its in his top five.Its probably ... right up there, he said.I want to be the type of player that can be put into that position to shoot like take.Coach wrote the play. I had had a turnover just previous to that so I was feeling kind of bad about it, but my teammates were there to pick me up.Cairns coach Aaron Fearne said he was disappointed that they let the win go.We lacked some discipline on what were doing, he said.Im disappointed we didnt stay aggressive. We had been playing very aggressive in the pre-season and came out tonight tentative; very on the back foot.We let them control us, instead of us controlling the game.And then obviously we broke down on that last play when they hit the three. Nike Shox Online . -- Al Jefferson found a groove just in time for the Charlotte Bobcats. Nike Vapormax Cheap Womens .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. http://www.clearancenikeshoxcheap.com/womens-vapormax-cheap.html . Cote was eligible to become a free agent Feb. 15. Cote helped running back Jon Cornish run for a league-high 1,813 rushing yards en route to being named the leagues most outstanding player.Footage showing South Africa captain Faf du Plessis applying saliva to the ball with a lolly in his mouth is being reviewed by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to see if he has breached the governing bodys code of conduct. South Africa took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the Test series in Australia by winning in Hobart but footage has emerged showing Du Plessis with a white lolly in his mouth, licking his finger before shining the ball. Australia captain Steve Smith admits hes embarrassed after his side were thrashed by South Africa in the second Test in Hobart Applying an artificial substance to alter the conditionn of the ball contravenes the ICCs code of conduct. Cheap Nike Shox Sale. The ICC has been alerted to the footage and is currently reviewing the incident from the perspective of it being a possible breach of the ICC Code of Conduct, an ICC spokesman confirmed in a statement.The world governing body has five days from the close of play on Tuesday to charge the South Africa skipper after the match referees report did not mention the incident. Six months half price Upgrade to Sky Sports to watch Man Utd v Arsenal on Saturday and get the first six months half price In 2013, Du Plessis was fined 50 per cent of his match fee for ball tampering in the second Test against Pakistan.He was caught on camera rubbing the ball against a zip on his pocket on the third day of the match in Dubai, leading umpires Ian Gould and Rod Tucker to penalise South Africa five runs and change the ball. 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