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Isaac
Two years ago

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Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

THE 36ers host Townsville on Saturday at Adelaide Arena and have elevated development guard Tom Daly into the team on a month-long contract.
While they search for CJ Massingale's replacement. Let's hope they don't need the full month to find someone.

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db
Two years ago
11:49 13 Dec 12

Reply #392001

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

Massingale gets Aussie residency approved. Well done CJ. Wats up Marty?


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Hurls
Two years ago
11:51 13 Dec 12

Reply #392002

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

idiotic! Dalys no better then massingale


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Jack Toft
Two years ago
11:56 13 Dec 12

Reply #392003

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

I think it's great.

I was a little worried for Pero. He was the 10th man in a nine man roster


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Anonymous
Two years ago
11:59 13 Dec 12

Reply #392004

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

Hurls you are right but CJ = 10 points Tom = 1 point
Was CJ 9 points better than Tom?
Now an import spot is open!

I personly think leave Tom there unless a quality import can be found, the team is still very good


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BJF
Two years ago
12:01 13 Dec 12

Reply #392005

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

Big difference between getting residency and getting citizenship


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Tornado
Two years ago
12:01 13 Dec 12

Reply #392006

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

Hurls, they had to cut Massingale when they did or pay out his entire contract. Promoting Daly is a short term fix until they get who they want. They can then relegate Daly back to DP once they have their import. Having said that, Daly wont help the team within that month and by then it could be all over for the Sixers!

Risky decision/move IMO...


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Anonymous
Two years ago
12:04 13 Dec 12

Reply #392007

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

They can have 12 contracted players on the roster, Daly can be on the team with the new import if he arrives earlier than the month contract


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Anonymous
Two years ago
12:22 13 Dec 12

Reply #392012

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

If thats the case then we are headed to the championship, not!! I have no idea why the sixers keep persisting with Tom Daly!!!!

AS A GENERAL RULE IF YOU HAVE TOM DALY IN YOUR 10, YOU CANNOT WIN A CHAMPIONSHIP!!!!


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Mystro
Two years ago
12:25 13 Dec 12

Reply #392013

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

Where is the money for this "quality" import coming from?


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Anonymous
Two years ago
12:56 13 Dec 12

Reply #392023

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

How does it work with the salary cap?

Say CJ was on 37k, can they now offer the whole 37k to another player for say half the season? or is it pro rata based on the amount of games that are left in the season.

If they can offer 37k for half a season, i do beleive they could get someone fairly good, think about it, its 37k for 3 months work, basically 12k a month, equivalent to 120k a year, thats pretty good money.

Given that d-leaguers earn 15-30k for the whole season, 37k for half a season may interest some decent players playing d-league or guys between jobs around the world, plenty of guys have recently been cut from NBA and some of them would be without jobs, that would be my first point of call, to see if we can snare a bargain.

In todays economy and it being hard to find jobs in general let alone pro basketball gigs which would be even harder in many ways, 12k a month for 3 months work with the potential of earning 100k+ for a full season next year in the NBL if they do well and enjoy living in Australia may be reasonably enticing for some guys. Not everyone enjoys Europe/Aisia, despite earning more (if they actually get it all) or wants to bounce around short term NBA stints if they can get one whilst waiting in the d-league for less money. Some guys will settle for a decent paying somewhat stable 3 month stint over in Australia a very easy place to live for most. So its not totally impossible, but need to select well and get the right player.


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Anonymous
Two years ago
13:08 13 Dec 12

Reply #392025

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

As previously posted they won't sign someone til the new year just like Perth


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kracka_bballin
Two years ago
13:34 13 Dec 12

Reply #392037

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

Does that mean he'll get his name on his singlet...or do I have to go with my original idea and get one made myself


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Anonymous
Two years ago
14:57 13 Dec 12

Reply #392066

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

Still dont see why they cut massingale but want to promote daly, i mean daly is good, but not cj good.


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Anonymous
Two years ago
15:05 13 Dec 12

Reply #392073

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Elevating Daly for a month is a real worry.

They had absolutely no one else in mind at the time they axed CJ?

It's going to take them a month to find someone?

Now the CEO announces her resignation.

Unbelievable.


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Hendo8888
Two years ago
15:53 13 Dec 12

Reply #392087

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

In a way, this could work out well. We now finally get that 8 man rotation we've been crying out for.
Daly and Vasiljevic will play bugger all, (well, you'd hope so) which will allow everyone to get some rhythm and maybe we won't see 10 subs every quarter.
Unless there's 62 fouls in a game, and 3 players fouled out like against Perth, there's no reason to need more than 8 players in a 40 minute game. Our 7 are more than adequate, Crosswell might be a worry though.
When they find the import they are after, Crosswell will hopefully fall out of the rotation and the 8 man rotation can continue.
Now would be a great opportunity to adjust the starting line-up. Let Gibson play PG, give Creek a proper run for once and try Petrie in a starting role. We've had the same starting 5 all year, and we have a losing record. Try something new.
A month is only 5-6 games in the NBL. Hopefully they actually go out and find a suitable import and do the due diligence with them this time, if that takes a week or 2 longer, well that's better than ending up with another Winder/Massingale/Groves etc. We only have 2 away games in the next month anyway, so this doesn't make much difference.


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Anonymous
Two years ago
16:09 13 Dec 12

Reply #392092

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

I still think the whole situation at the 6ers stinks.

A year that had so much promise with so much talent is going to go to waste, after 3 losses the team confidence level will be at a low point.


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Anonymous
Two years ago
16:11 13 Dec 12

Reply #392095

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

Hopefully they have someone signed by the New Zealand game. Which by memory is a while away due to the All Star Game? If not by then, the move will come back to haunt them. Probably cost us the game against Perth having a smaller bench.


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Anonymous
Two years ago
18:00 13 Dec 12

Reply #392113

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

Yeah 8 man rotation sound good.


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bompachomp
Two years ago
18:10 13 Dec 12

Reply #392117

re: Sixers elevate Tom Daly for a month

Would anyone give Dodwell a go, as he is loitering around the arena


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