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Two years ago

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Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

This topic was going to be made eventually, however now that the teams have been made official, what are peoples thoughts? Do these teams stand any sort of chance against the size of the vic and Nsw teams?

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Anonymous
Two years ago
12:29 20 Dec 12

Reply #393334

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

questions need to be asked why kids arent trying out at this age group


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Trees will trees
Two years ago
12:33 20 Dec 12

Reply #393338

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Cos their all in college.


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Anonymous
Two years ago
12:35 20 Dec 12

Reply #393340

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Or playing SEABL/State league. U20's is fast becoming an irrelevant championship. U18's is the marque year.


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could be interesting
Two years ago
12:41 20 Dec 12

Reply #393342

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Just thinking that if you had the likes of Joel spear this year and Carlin in last years teams we would do so much better. SA teams get hurt by kids going to college a lot more than the vics or Nsw would.


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Anonymous
Two years ago
13:06 20 Dec 12

Reply #393348

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Post the teams please


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Cell
Two years ago
13:18 20 Dec 12

Reply #393353

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

New Zealand is putting in a pretty strong team this year, with alot of the top guys playing (as opposed to previous years). It most likely comes down to having Pero Cameron as coach

Nico Buckrell (Hutt Valley)
Kyaz Karaitiana (Australia)
Matthew Lacey (Waitakere West Auckland),
Jack Salt (North Harbour)
Tohiraukur Smith-Milner (Waitakere West Auckland) Jackson Stubbins (Hutt Valley)
Alexander Talma (North Harbour)
Reuben Te Rangi (North Harbour)
Tai Webster (North Harbour)
Josh Howe (North Harbour)


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SMA
Two years ago
13:18 20 Dec 12

Reply #393354

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

20's will be gone after 2014 at latest. 14's will replace it as Nationals.

Tassie will be TOUGH.

Men struggled to get a coach.

Women haven't got enough players.

Struggling to get volunteers to staff it.

And the ice rink, I mean courts, might hold up.


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rhea22
Two years ago
13:23 20 Dec 12

Reply #393355

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Agree with above. None of the top coaches are keen on u20s anymore, and lots of players are unavailable or not interested.

Mickey Mouse tournament.


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Annon
Two years ago
15:37 20 Dec 12

Reply #393402

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Another waste of BSA money


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could be interesting
Two years ago
16:07 20 Dec 12

Reply #393410

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

The teams are here, twould be good if people weren't lazy and found this stuff themselves...

www.basketballsa.com.au/index.php?id=62&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=758&tx_ttnews[backPid]=1&cHash=0f29b70012


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Ingles13
Two years ago
17:18 20 Dec 12

Reply #393427

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

The girls team Is a joke. Last names do you get you far. The boys team is actual pretty good and could see another medal this year


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Serious
Two years ago
17:37 20 Dec 12

Reply #393431

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

#notsureifsrs SA won't even get close to a medal


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Anonymous
Two years ago
17:40 20 Dec 12

Reply #393434

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Ingles13^^^ It's so easy to sit back from a far & have pot shots about the girls selections! The are a variety of reasons of why our best team isn't available but don't tear down the opportunity that is has created for others to be a part of a National Championships! You're only appearing to post when you have a gripe about something Ingles13. Get a life & grow up!


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Ingles13
Two years ago
18:06 20 Dec 12

Reply #393438

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Only post when I have a gripe? Ironic seeing as I praised the boys team and think they can challenge for another medal. Not sure if trolling by a faceless anon or not......


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Anonymous
Two years ago
20:01 20 Dec 12

Reply #393460

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Where can I find the other state teams?


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Anonymous
Two years ago
20:46 20 Dec 12

Reply #393471

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

you basically only had to turn up to trials to make the girls team


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Anonymous
Two years ago
22:46 20 Dec 12

Reply #393478

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

So who should be in the girls team if it's a joke?


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Anonymous
Two years ago
00:04 21 Dec 12

Reply #393483

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

there is no one to make a worthwhile contribution from 16 to 20's in the girls because most are dropping out and those left are second string players


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Anonymous
Two years ago
07:27 21 Dec 12

Reply #393488

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

There are some at college


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Anonymous
Two years ago
11:51 21 Dec 12

Reply #393520

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Basketball for girls is a hobby they grow out of for numerous reasons and is an attraction for boys who can't cut afl and other sports that offer more. Fantastic game to play but won't ever get the a grade talent.


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Clapped Out Hack
Two years ago
11:56 21 Dec 12

Reply #393521

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Yes that's why AFL clubs have resorted to cherry picking the elite basketball development programs!


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anon
Two years ago
14:21 21 Dec 12

Reply #393541

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

U/20 girls notplaying
Talbot-wnbl
Shaw-Not try out


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anon
Two years ago
14:31 21 Dec 12

Reply #393542

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Also, April Brown, not playing, Ashleigh Bow, college, Alex Ciabbatoni, college, Ashleeigh Greaves, college,


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Anonymous
Two years ago
00:06 22 Dec 12

Reply #393635

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

I'm with ingles13 the boys will be ok


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Anonymous
Two years ago
15:28 22 Dec 12

Reply #393698

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Vics to absolutely walk straight through to the gold in the men's. talent level reminds me of the big time talent the 2011 Vic team (Creek, Drmic, Hadziomerovic, Odigie). With the likes of Exum, Pineau, Jackson, Fisher, that team should smash everyone.


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Anonymous
Last year
11:58 8 Jan 13

Reply #397336

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

does anybody know the mens teams 4 nsw , tas.have got the rest cant find these 2


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JV Hoops
Last year
13:28 8 Jan 13

Reply #397363

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Vic 20W to be announced to the girls on tuesday next week. You'd expect the official announcement by the end of next week


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knucklehead
Last year
20:11 9 Jan 13

Reply #397776

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

NSW Men
Mirko Djeric
Nicholas Duncan
Darcy Harding
Christian Jurlina
Fabijan Krslovic
Jack Lopez
Gerard Martin
Emmett Naar
Michael Rowley
Dougal Weir

Has been posted on NSW basketball web site since early December


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Anonymous
Last year
22:31 9 Jan 13

Reply #397805

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

thanks knucklehead 4 the team but still cant see it on the website


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knucklehead
Last year
00:15 10 Jan 13

Reply #397844

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

You will find it under

Coaching / trials camps


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SMA
Last year
05:03 10 Jan 13

Reply #397860

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Tassie are in shambles for a home state event.

Men have no bigs, no fitness.

Women can't get enough age players. Looking at U18 discards to fill the team. One training had 2 players!


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Anonymous
Last year
07:39 10 Jan 13

Reply #397864

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Ya hear a lot of good things down in Tassie Basketball. COuld learn a thing or two here in Adelaide me thinks.


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T
Last year
11:46 17 Jan 13

Reply #399340

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

"Tassie are in shambles for a home state event.

Men have no bigs, no fitness.

Women can't get enough age players. Looking at U18 discards to fill the team. One training had 2 players!"

-------------SMA-------------

Tas poster if I'm not mistaken.So big of you to bag out your home state. Yeah, they may be struggling but how does posting crap like this help the sport in Tamania. Negativity A+. One training had 2 players, whether true or false is a dreadful statement to put up on an internet forum. Go home and bitch to your spouse/family/friends about it, talk to B Tas or your local association but leave it off Hoops. Geeeeeeeeeez.


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Anonymous
Last year
12:45 17 Jan 13

Reply #399348

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Why T? You just gave it currency.


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Anonymous
Last year
17:38 19 Jan 13

Reply #399649

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

were are the tassie teams ?


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SMA
Last year
20:25 19 Jan 13

Reply #399668

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

T. Bitching and negative? Not to your taste but they are accurate assessment, and on topic ('...thoughts'?)

Should I lie, "Teams look solid. Also this top bloke Lance Armstrong is a great bike rider?"

Hoops thrives on debate. Even those who unload on people without adding anything to the topic.

But I'm sure "Tamania" will appreciate your support.

Including the possible interstate players who may fill out the spots the locals don't want...whoops another negative?


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Anonymous
Last year
17:35 22 Jan 13

Reply #400226

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

why no NT ?


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T
Last year
06:40 1 Feb 13

Reply #402009

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

SMA.

I said zilch about lying, just leave it off.

Mr. Armstrong is a cheat of the highest order. Any inclusion of his name in an u20 basketball discussion is totally unwarranted.

Fail to see how your rant provides one ounce of encouragement to the kids in those teams that are having a crack. That age group in Tasmania often make the decision to move interstate for study or employment and you know it. Or guys like young Benny Richmond grab hold of an AFL opportunity when it comes along. He aint the only one in Tas to choose aussie rules. That happens at every level of basketball where u17 / u19 guys are faced with playing both sports on the one day.

But hey, keep sinking the boots in if that's what your about.

One more thing. Didn't mean to offend by "unloading" on you. lol !!!!!





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SMA
Last year
10:18 1 Feb 13

Reply #402036

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

You didn't say I was lying but you had doubts ("true or false") and it obviously not palatable to your tastes - again refer to the topic heading...THOUGHTS...not blowing sugar kisses!

If I was calling out individuals by name fair cop BUT there are plenty of kids in both age groups whose have the ability but not the commitment! If one reads this and gives them pause for self reflection great but I doubt their on here.

I am 100% behind players who have a crack. I am not going to give a pass to those that get State berths by default.

Ben Richmond is aged out of 20's and embodies what hard work and dedication can get you. His efforts in the face of barely saw State action due to a variety of reasons...which could be a great topic!!!

Ben could have toiled for years to get a NBL break but rightly chose a career pathway in AFL. He will be a success anywhere but is a big loss to the sport!

Which comes back to the point that if there were more that followed his lead Tasmania would be much better off.

Lastly I'm not offended, but passionate, and enjoy the banter :)


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kunckle
Last year
04:16 14 Feb 13

Reply #404306

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Only a couple of days before the tournament starts.

How have any of the teams been going in their preparation / practice games. Any news

I have heard that Nic Duncan is out of the NSW 20 Men.
How does anyone think that will hurt them.


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anon
Last year
08:09 14 Feb 13

Reply #404323

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Good Luck to the SA Teams.


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Anonymous
Last year
08:30 14 Feb 13

Reply #404324

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Is Mirko Djeric out due to Hawks commitments?


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supporter
Last year
11:23 14 Feb 13

Reply #404351

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

good luck to tassie u/20 girls all the best.


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CP3
Last year
18:55 22 Feb 13

Reply #406023

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

^^Ingles13^^- The SA Women's Team in Gold Medal game Vs Vics tomorrow. Not bad for a joke of a team???


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Anonymous
Last year
15:36 23 Feb 13

Reply #406175

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

No response Ingles13 - it must be taking a long time to take your foot out of your mouth! Go SA U-20 Women in the GF today Vs Victoria @ 5pm (local time). Get around them!


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Anonymous
Last year
16:56 23 Feb 13

Reply #406181

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Must be ordinary competition on the girls side, SA girls are a one Woman Team!


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SamCro
Last year
11:11 24 Feb 13

Reply #406273

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

^^Incorrect^^. I think you'll find there were other worthy contributions made throughout the week by all team members to get to the Gold Medal Game. Wilson did have an outstanding Tournament winning the Bob Staunton Medal (MVP for the National Tournament)!


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CR
Last year
11:23 24 Feb 13

Reply #406276

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

NSW had a shocker in the women's semi, way more shots than SA but only 28% from the field - basically shot themselves out of the gold medal game.

Good on SA for hanging in there to make the final, competitive for a half but Vics took control in the second half to grab the title.

Vics men also started very slowly in the first half, NSW well in control ... but Vics stormed home in the second half to grab a narrow win.

Must have been a cracking game that we did not see due to lack of live streaming. Another big double for the Vics.

And tournament people - it is really to much to ask that the gold medal game results be uploaded ... well over 12 hours since end of tournament and all results still not posted.


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VP
Last year
13:56 24 Feb 13

Reply #406292

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Apparently they played all the U20 competition games on outdoor bitumen courts with flood lights in the sun & rain!

This is the 21st Century BA not the dark ages - get all the Nationals available via Live Streaming!

It's not that difficult!

If NBL & SEABL & BIG V & VJBL can do Live Streaming then why can't BA make all the Junior Nationals accessible to basketball fans throughout the Country & the World.


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Anonymous
Last year
14:02 24 Feb 13

Reply #406294

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Why is Sam Johns not training with the 36ers?


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CR
Last year
14:20 24 Feb 13

Reply #406296

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

^^Apparently the piece of string between the two Coke cans across Bass Strait was out of order this week - hence no live streaming.


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curious
Last year
15:08 24 Feb 13

Reply #406305

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

heard the rumor that sam johns has made the move to sturt? true or false


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Anonymous
Last year
15:14 24 Feb 13

Reply #406307

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

False


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Anonymous
Last year
19:25 24 Feb 13

Reply #406350

re: Under 20's state teams... thoughts?

Terrific effort by the SA Women Team that is coming home with a well deserved silver medal! Much has been discussed about this team & who was missing from it. To the 10 girls that represented SA at this National Championship it was a fantastic result & you all represented SA with great distinction. Special mention to the coaching panel BJ & Big Baz!


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