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Jack Toft
Last year

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Sixers @ The Gong

Another Friday night and while some punters will be off playing the last game of district for summer season, others will be watching the Sixers take on the Gong, at The Gong.

Wollongong are currently 4th and are only in the four by the length of their talons. The Sixers are in a not so happy place.

Gordie is a coaching master and is more cunning than Field Marshall Montgomery's Fox at a chess playing tournament, so a road win for the Sixers would be sweater than a fishing and croc wrestling trip with Peach. What cunning plan will be hatched to pluck the Hawks?

The Hawks shot the lights out last week against the Crocs with Deleon slicing 10/11 FT's and that pesky Oscar shooting 6/7 from the arc. I can only think of one other Oscar being more dangerous at the moment.

The Sixers got a nice win on the road, albeit against a weakened opponent, but a win is a win. Interesting to note that when Cadee has played well, the team lifts a bit. Marty called him a "slippery player", so will this mean the baby oil will come out pre-game?

There's no reason why the Sixers couldn't pull off an upset win and cut the talons of the Hawks, we just need to outfox the "Red Fox" so he doesn't see the toenail clippers coming.

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Anonymous
Last year
19:32 20 Feb 13

Reply #405720

re: Sixers @ The Gong

9:30pm Friday night on One.


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KET
Last year
21:49 20 Feb 13

Reply #405726

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Wollongong are always a classy outfit, Hawks by 9


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Triton 95
Last year
09:11 21 Feb 13

Reply #405758

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Hawks by 22pts.


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locationlocation
Last year
15:50 21 Feb 13

Reply #405853

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Is Schenscher playing?


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Beekayz
Last year
16:36 21 Feb 13

Reply #405864

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Do the 36ers receive more televised games than they should if the allocation was divided evenly, or does it just feel like that because there are only 8 teams in the league and 4 of them are on tv each weekend?


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Tornado
Last year
17:16 21 Feb 13

Reply #405874

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Schenscher not playing and Hawks to win this one...


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Jack Toft
Last year
18:31 21 Feb 13

Reply #405884

re: Sixers @ The Gong

We usually win road games without Luke!


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Anonymous
Last year
18:46 21 Feb 13

Reply #405887

re: Sixers @ The Gong

hawks to win by 10.


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KET
Last year
21:45 21 Feb 13

Reply #405900

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Do the 36ers receive more televised games than they should if the allocation was divided evenly, or does it just feel like that because there are only 8 teams in the league and 4 of them are on tv each weekend?


Both. And considering how unwatchable the 36ers can be at times, it's a shame really. When we were good there were basically no Adelaide telecasts!


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HoldenV8
Last year
09:26 22 Feb 13

Reply #405945

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Tonight's game is the last time we'll see the 36ers on Australian TV this season. Of course they are on Sky in NZ for next week's game against the Breakers, but we won't get that.

Can we win again without Schenscher? Can Gibbo or Cadee or both stop an in-form Deleon? Will Scott Christopherson finally hit a 3 on the road to add to the one he hit at home against Sydney? Will the real Slim Shady please stand up.....

Heart says Adelaide, head says Wollongong.


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Isaac
Last year
10:03 22 Feb 13

Reply #405956

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Adelaide are paying a generous $2.85 if you are feeling frisky.

Hilariously, the 36ers are still a slim chance of finals if they can win this one. Bookies have them at $501 for the championship...


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Jack Toft
Last year
10:43 22 Feb 13

Reply #405964

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Imagine if the Sixers snuck into finals, played NZ in the first round, they suffered a mystery bout of food poisoning (95 rugby World Cup) and then we played Perth in the gf winning in front of 12,000. Marty would be elevated as a Sixers legend


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Anonymous
Last year
11:21 22 Feb 13

Reply #405966

re: Sixers @ The Gong

I remember at the start of the season checking how many TV games each team had. Sydney/perth were around 18 while Cairns/Townsville had 8 each. Adelaide would have been mid teens from memory.
Side question: how would this effect potential sponsors for the FNQ teams since they get far less national TV broadcasts than other teams?


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Anonymous
Last year
11:28 22 Feb 13

Reply #405968

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Beautiful writing, would read again.


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Triton 95
Last year
14:11 22 Feb 13

Reply #405995

re: Sixers @ The Gong

@Jack Toft, Imagine pigs could fly.


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Jack Toft
Last year
15:07 22 Feb 13

Reply #406005

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Triton, there's a formation forming as we type


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KET
Last year
15:29 22 Feb 13

Reply #406009

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Adelaide are paying a generous $2.85 if you are feeling frisky.

Hilariously, the 36ers are still a slim chance of finals if they can win this one. Bookies have them at $501 for the championship...


Maybe that's Clarke's plan all along. Wait for the Blaze to go down, steal all their players, purposely do badly enough to get to $501 to win the championship, bet $1-200k then win every single game from here on.

Championship and the club gets the ultimate pay day becoming super rich securing our future in the NBL and ownership of Adelaide Arena for decades to come. Best three year plan ever.


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PeterJohn
Last year
17:38 22 Feb 13

Reply #406020

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Marty who?


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Dana
Last year
19:09 22 Feb 13

Reply #406024

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Marty talked about 'Freedom in Offence' tonight. Better late than never!!


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Dana
Last year
19:11 22 Feb 13

Reply #406025

re: Sixers @ The Gong

That was what he said on NBLTV in B4 game interview.


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Dana
Last year
19:15 22 Feb 13

Reply #406027

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Sheesh. First 4 plays less than one pass each time. FREEDOM AT LAST!!


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Gnome
Last year
19:24 22 Feb 13

Reply #406028

re: Sixers @ The Gong

What's with live stats???
I click on the box scores and they have townsville and cairns as playing!!

You would think the NBL would have done better after last years live stats always problematic! :-(


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Pure Silk
Last year
19:27 22 Feb 13

Reply #406029

re: Sixers @ The Gong

I thought if you have nbl.tv you can watch ALL GAMES LIVE. Why cant we see this one ?????


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Mystro
Last year
19:53 22 Feb 13

Reply #406032

re: Sixers @ The Gong

decent game so far.


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Dana
Last year
19:54 22 Feb 13

Reply #406033

re: Sixers @ The Gong

You can watch it live on phones but it is delayed on the internet due to TV rights


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Mystro
Last year
20:03 22 Feb 13

Reply #406036

re: Sixers @ The Gong

we have it live on sky in nz


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Jack Toft
Last year
20:12 22 Feb 13

Reply #406037

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Thanks for teasing us Bro!


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Dana
Last year
20:16 22 Feb 13

Reply #406039

re: Sixers @ The Gong

There are 'geographic restrictions'. It happens on FIBA all over. When local TV is involved.


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Mutley
Last year
20:21 22 Feb 13

Reply #406040

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Jan's first NBL basket, well done!


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anon
Last year
21:15 22 Feb 13

Reply #406046

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Sixers by a point in overtime
Unbelievable win from that position


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Dana
Last year
21:20 22 Feb 13

Reply #406047

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Freedom in Offence....Marty finally ....


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Uncle Phil
Last year
21:26 22 Feb 13

Reply #406048

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Man, what a game!

Petrie and Gibson were clutch and DJ played a great game also. For all of Clarke's shortcomings this year, he managed the clock very well down the stretch, called timeouts at the right times to advance the ball giving us a shot at the win.

On the negative side, Crosswell and Christopherson were extremely ugly to watch when they were out there. To see the standard that Malcolm Grant was playing at compared to Christophersen was rather nauseating to see. That Croswell turnover at the end of the 3rd quarter was a massive stuff up that swung the momentum to Wollongong at the start of the 4th after Demos hit that 3 on the 3/4 time buzzer. Veteran point guards should not be giving away soft turnovers on such crucial possessions. I would be trying to give Daly all of Crosswell's minutes if possible - Daly was immoressive in his time on court tonight.

Another gutsy win by the sixers on the road, again, there were many times we could have packed it up and given the game away. The last two wins have showed after a very dissapointing season, this team still has some heart.


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Marcus Camby
Last year
21:28 22 Feb 13

Reply #406049

re: Sixers @ The Gong

The way Marty's game is evolving is truly a thing of beauty.

Speaks volumes for the man when he can motivate his team to come out swinging when the chips are down.

A true leader.



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Dana
Last year
21:32 22 Feb 13

Reply #406050

re: Sixers @ The Gong

ROFL MC. You're funny!!


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anon
Last year
21:33 22 Feb 13

Reply #406051

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Are you serious Marcus or shit's and giggles?

Coach Clarke did a great job tonight but the motivation comes from winning last week from behind, clearly the guys now have some belief - the question could be asked of the coaches why they could not motivate them to have this kind of winning belief earlier in the season??

I think that Daly was excellent & Warbout also showed good promise tonight


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Dana
Last year
21:43 22 Feb 13

Reply #406053

re: Sixers @ The Gong

CLASSIC Marcus! *still laughing*


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Anonymous
Last year
21:44 22 Feb 13

Reply #406054

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Marcus you're a shit stirrer


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TBag
Last year
21:50 22 Feb 13

Reply #406055

re: Sixers @ The Gong

No mention here of the woeful decisions, so here goes:

It hit the rim, not a turn over, and offensive board in the paint with 4 seconds left. game over.

Not a foul.

Great shooting by Gibbo and Petrie to force overtime but the refs won this one for you. no question.


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Rag 72
Last year
21:50 22 Feb 13

Reply #406056

re: Sixers @ The Gong

WE WON BITCHES................ WHAT A FINISH!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Im always doing this site..........!!!!!!!! WOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOO

Can you tell im excited???

Completely inappropriate post on the facebook page


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Uncle Phil
Last year
22:00 22 Feb 13

Reply #406058

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Pretty sure it didn't hit the rim, Davidson tapped it before it could hit. It was also a clear foul by Deleon, Weigh went to drive to the basket and Deleon impeded his progress with his hands by reaching in - pretty sure that is a foul. Carfino and j0yce were also of this opinion, just a big brain explosion by Deleon.


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TBag
Last year
22:03 22 Feb 13

Reply #406059

re: Sixers @ The Gong

http://twitter.yfrog.com/obldomvnj

it clearly hit the rim.


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Marcus Camby
Last year
22:03 22 Feb 13

Reply #406060

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Anon...

The motivation comes from wanting to win for your team mate, your coach and your fans.

Belief is a strange thing, like confidence, it can come and it can go.

I cannot answer why the belief was not there previously.

I can assure you that it was not due to the lack of effort by the coaching staff.

Marty nurtures belief from his players.

Better it comes to fruition now than never.

Gives the management and the fans a taste of the potential with this group under Marty in 2013/14.


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Jack Toft
Last year
22:03 22 Feb 13

Reply #406061

re: Sixers @ The Gong

What's the story with Larry's haircut?


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Anonymous
Last year
22:07 22 Feb 13

Reply #406063

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Disgraceful Mitch, keep your arse off social media!


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anon
Last year
22:08 22 Feb 13

Reply #406064

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Rag 72, the FB page was updated by Mitch Creek and it seems he was a little excited about the win.
Shows his passion and perhaps the pressure also...


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Anonymous
Last year
22:16 22 Feb 13

Reply #406066

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Jeez you won - how about everyone celebrate and get drunk.

Stop your negativity. Just enjoy it!!!


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Beekayz
Last year
22:38 22 Feb 13

Reply #406075

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Marcus: A true Troll.

Still waiting for the one person that always complains about the lack of spoilers 'cos it's only half time on tv.


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Tyrell
Last year
22:40 22 Feb 13

Reply #406076

re: Sixers @ The Gong

What did Mitch say?


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BigAds
Last year
22:53 22 Feb 13

Reply #406077

re: Sixers @ The Gong

The first time in a long time the Sixer produced back to back wins on the road. Good job. Next test, win in NZ.

I also noted Marty's comment in the pre-game interview about freedom on offense. Clearly having a favorable influence.

Also enjoyed Conraeed's game.

Hopefully the pact between the players hasn't come too late.


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HoldenV8
Last year
23:00 22 Feb 13

Reply #406079

re: Sixers @ The Gong

When is a travel not a travel?? Have just got through watching the 3rd period on One and have to seriously question Tim Coenraad's dunk. Sure, great move from a guy who was on fire tonight and seriously bad defense (I think be Weigh). But once he stopped dribbling the ball he took 4 steps until he jumped for the dunk. The refs were clearly not looking at his feet on that play because all of them missed it.

As asked, when is a travel not a travel?

Haven't seen the end of the game yet (7:54 to go as I'm typing) but another good road win by the boys tonight. Well done guys.


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Anonymous
Last year
23:01 22 Feb 13

Reply #406080

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Thank you 36ers and NBL for taking the heat off the Perht Arena refereeing for a few days, we appreciate your kindness :)

Now, 36ers, you owe us a win against NZ for spoiling our Grand Opening! Go get 'em, boys!


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Anonymous
Last year
23:14 22 Feb 13

Reply #406082

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Can we sign up Marty Clarke now! for next season and beyond ? Clearly the best choice for the team


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XY
Last year
23:51 22 Feb 13

Reply #406086

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Cudos required. That was a great win. Couldn't miss to put it in to overtime, and did everything right. Well done Sixers.

Umpiring? Meh, crap calls going both ways as always.


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Anonymous
Last year
23:53 22 Feb 13

Reply #406087

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Only saw the last quarter but Gibbo and Peach were huge. Great to get another win.


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KingJames
Last year
00:00 23 Feb 13

Reply #406089

re: Sixers @ The Gong

TBag, why didn't you also take a picture of Coenraad's travel or Grant forcing the contact on Cadee and getting the 3 point play from it? Bad decisions went both ways. The only ones that lost this game was the Hawks players.


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Pure Silk
Last year
00:00 23 Feb 13

Reply #406090

re: Sixers @ The Gong

What a great effort by all involved. We were GONE yet showed great ticker and never gave up again and it was a thing of beauty. Basketball at its best !. Go you Mighty 36ers , we are over the slump and on the up I have no doubt.


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XY
Last year
00:02 23 Feb 13

Reply #406091

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Might have to watch that game again tomorrow. More entertainment from a Sixers game than I have had in some years!


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DB5
Last year
00:05 23 Feb 13

Reply #406092

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Good win after seemingly giving it away in the last 5 mins.

Just frustrates more as to what we should have been doing all year.

Still hope people, finals are still a mathematical chance aren't they?


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Anonymous
Last year
00:17 23 Feb 13

Reply #406093

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Its a good point from KingJames. It's not really proper to look at one umpiring decision and say "That ONE" decision cost, the game, not in a game like basketball. Maybe in association football where one penalty kick goal can define a match, but not in a game decided by 80 v 80 scores and ~30 free throws given throughout.

If you accept refs have a success rate of about 90% then if you have 40 fouls a game and 40 near-thing non-calls, you have 8 decisions that are almost inevitably going to be wrong and cost points one way or the other.

Same as there are missed shots up and down a game where, in a tight contest, any one of them may have altered the result, so with calls. People ascribe too much importance to the final moments.


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Anonymous
Last year
00:18 23 Feb 13

Reply #406094

re: Sixers @ The Gong

And seriously, does no one actually want to take the 3rd/4th playoff spots?


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Smith
Last year
00:19 23 Feb 13

Reply #406095

re: Sixers @ The Gong

apart from a small sloppy period (in the second?) was one of the more enjoyable games that I have watched all season from any teams. The Deleon shot didnt look like the ball hit the ring to me because the ball didnt seem to change at all. They got away with the out of court called on gibbos airball a few plays before so it was going both ways.
Still cant get over the fact we where down by 8 with less than 2 minutes left, gordie would be speeewing


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Isaac
Last year
00:26 23 Feb 13

Reply #406096

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Took that $2.85 bet on Adelaide. Snuck home in the end. Well done to the team - looking like they believe now.


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Anonymous
Last year
01:26 23 Feb 13

Reply #406101

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Great game to watch, huge 3 by Petrie on the buzzer to send it to OT. Surprised the 36ers got up to be honest.

That threat of a Marty Clarke contract extension gets a little closer, 2 down 4 to go ;)


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Dana
Last year
02:01 23 Feb 13

Reply #406102

re: Sixers @ The Gong

How guilty must Deleon feel?? Two silly fouls.


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bankedshot
Last year
02:13 23 Feb 13

Reply #406103

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Did anyone here see what Mitch Creek posted on facebook? They took it down and I am interested to see what he said after seeing the apology.


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eli1
Last year
05:24 23 Feb 13

Reply #406105

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Marcus Camby is one funny man.

It only took 3 years for his 'so called' game plan to come to fruition and work.

Impressive ay?

The captain of the ill-fated Costa Concordia has more leadership skills than the 'leader' u mentioned MC.


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Mystro
Last year
05:43 23 Feb 13

Reply #406106

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Great game with both teams going shot for shot for large stretches.

I was impressed with Daly's effort and Gibson looked like a leader last night.


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fstos
Last year
06:59 23 Feb 13

Reply #406107

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Easy to complain about refs errors but as good a coach as Gordie is he made the biggest one in that game. 3 up with 9 seconds to play in regulation and in the penalty you HAVE to give up a foul with 4 or so to go. The only chance then is a deliberate miss on the 2nd free throws and an "O" board. Far less likely than a made 3. Yes I know the Kings got one off a deliberate miss against the Breakers but as I said far less likely than a made three.

I was watching the game screaming at the TV for Oscar to foul Petrie. I guess you could add Oscar's stepping back to defend the dribble penetration into the paint that allowed Petrie the room to get his three off as another mistake far worse than any a ref made.
Great shooting at thge end of regulation by Adelaide but the Hawks and the coaching staff threw that one away.


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TR
Last year
07:12 23 Feb 13

Reply #406108

re: Sixers @ The Gong

What Creek posted on FB wasn't too bad, it was more inappropriate than offensive.

The post would of breached the NBL/BA's guidelines on the use of social media, and didn't look flash coming from an 'official' social media source.


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Rhythm Willie
Last year
07:32 23 Feb 13

Reply #406109

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Is it my imagination?, or do we seem to have played better basketball all season without Schenscher.

Although the Hawks still got penetration, we managed to fill holes at times and get turnovers/defensive boards.

Also agree that the game looks a lot better when players have a licence to just create/shoot and not continually be bogged down by too much "structure".


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Cats82
Last year
07:35 23 Feb 13

Reply #406111

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Go 36ers against nz! Would make the run for the top to intresting!


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KingJames
Last year
08:03 23 Feb 13

Reply #406115

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Rhythm Willie, that could be right but there is other factors as well.

* The Team has no pressure on them anymore as the season is over
* The coach is playing Crosswell and Christoperson less.
* As a result of playing some players less the main players are getting more minutes giving them a better chance to produce more (Something Clarke should have worked out in year 1)
* Daly seems to be making the offense flow nicely
* Petrie playing great

Having said that in both games we were in losing position and had to win in remarkable ways. Good to see us get some of the luck for a change. Regardless of how we won the last two, the players confidence is up now so maybe we will lose the title of easy beats.


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Achtung Baby
Last year
08:44 23 Feb 13

Reply #406118

re: Sixers @ The Gong

And yet we stay bottom of the ladder, with Cairns winning last night.


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Smith
Last year
08:49 23 Feb 13

Reply #406119

re: Sixers @ The Gong

All mitch said was something like, hell yeah bitches got the win. I accidently clicked on FB was trying to stay off it so i didnt know who won


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Camel 31
Last year
08:58 23 Feb 13

Reply #406121

re: Sixers @ The Gong

" Malcolm " got them 5 points up and was sat . Even Clarke sat down , thought it was over.
But the guy they put on missed the 2 freethrows and we couldn't have won from 7 down .
Seems we've only got one guy who can play the three spot , but he's more of a 4 ,a brilliant shooter but guarding not his scene , so they went at him and scored easily. They didn't guard Croswell .


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Jack Toft
Last year
10:03 23 Feb 13

Reply #406126

re: Sixers @ The Gong

I feel a bit sorry for SC. Open, but no-one passes to him. The only time he gets the ball is when there's 1 sec on the clock.


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XY
Last year
10:24 23 Feb 13

Reply #406130

re: Sixers @ The Gong

JT, I wouldn't pass to him either. He had the most open three pointer by any player all game at one stage - feet set, no one within 5 m of him - never looked like going in.


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Anonymous
Last year
11:42 23 Feb 13

Reply #406140

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Good work NBL the boxscore for this game still isn't up.


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Jack Toft
Last year
11:56 23 Feb 13

Reply #406144

re: Sixers @ The Gong

I kinda feel sorry for him. I'm expecting Memes to starting popping up on FB soon. You all know the ones "Hits 100% swishes in training. Airballs it in a game" Talking of FB, great to see Mitch engage the fans during the game. One little peccadillo shouldn't cause too much harm, but I'm glad he was offering his season's shoes and not another item of apparel.

On a lighter note, what a great win. I was watching the replay and the big difference to me from other games was the penetration into the key by the Sixers. They looked like they were an offensive threat and on a mission each possession. If they are going to fluff around, better get them some rabbit ears.

As for Peach, well, I've rung Nick Offerman and organised a trip to his woodshop where we can eat bacon wrapped prawns and bacon wrapped turkey legs. What a game.


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KingJames
Last year
12:00 23 Feb 13

Reply #406146

re: Sixers @ The Gong

You can get to the boxscores for the season by going to this page

Round 20 games

You are right though it wouldn't take much effort for them to link it to the main site


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FM
Last year
13:46 23 Feb 13

Reply #406162

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Have a look at what Daly brings in 12 minutes compared to Cadee in 30 minutes. Daly deserves more court time however political Marty just doesn't allow it.

Having Crosswell anywhere near the three point line is like having a defensive rest for the opposition. Good win on the road. I am not sure if comments made about a free style of offence supports the coach. Are the players saying they have decided to ditch the plays that don't work and just play their own game?


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?
Last year
14:05 23 Feb 13

Reply #406164

re: Sixers @ The Gong

I think Weigh is a good all round player and had 9 rebounds but what does everyone think about him only taking 3 shots for the game?

2/3 from the field

shoot he take more shots?


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Camel 31
Last year
14:15 23 Feb 13

Reply #406167

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Very popular on here . Didn't have a good game , his guarding was terrible , but no one else to put on .


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Hawks fan
Last year
17:17 23 Feb 13

Reply #406184

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Great game at the gong, unfortunately the Hawks didn't foul when they were 3 up with 6 sec to go before Petrie had the shot could have sent the 36's to the line for 2 then got possession they would probably have won.


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Rhythm Willie
Last year
20:25 23 Feb 13

Reply #406214

re: Sixers @ The Gong

"They did'nt guard Crosswell".

Teams basically sag off him as he does not seem to have any sort of outside shot. Shoots too flat anyway even around the foul line. Not a way I would coach juniors to shoot.

I agree that Daly is looking the goods and needs more court time, switched to watch the game in the 3rd quarter, can't remember Cadee scoring or penetrating , we won largely as a result of Gibson's and Petri's 3's, some good defence and Wolongongs brain fades.

Time to give Jan some more minutes too.


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Anonymous
Last year
00:00 24 Feb 13

Reply #406231

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Going from boxscore to boxscore each game I would think Crosswell would go close to leading the league in turnovers per minute.


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HoldenV8
Last year
02:58 24 Feb 13

Reply #406245

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Just of note, Peach is averaging 19.5 ppg as a starter this season. In all games he's averaging 10.8 which makes me wonder why we haven't had him starting more and having either DJ or (more likely) Luke coming off the bench.

Good to see that the over-complicated offensive structure took a back seat to letting the talent of players like Gibbo run the floor. When we play a more free flowing style we look a much better side with the ball in hand. Defense was a bit off last night though, Weigh in particular had a bad night.

One question I have about the stats though, DJ clearly blocked a shot in the 4th last night, Brendan j0yce even commented that it was a good play from him. Funny thing is that he isn't credited with a blocked shot from the game.....

The players aren't passing to Christopherson when he's open because he can't seem to deliver in games. In practice he may be showing why we actually recruited him, but in games he's throwing up more junk than you'd find at the Wingfield tip. That being the case, why would they pass the ball to him? They've lost confidence in him it would seem, and seemingly so has Clarke who only played him for 4:52 last night.

Even if we don't win over the Breakers at the Vector Arena next week, I hope we give them a damn good fright.


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Isaac
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07:25 24 Feb 13

Reply #406252

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Weigh hardly seems to be playing for a contract. Didn't force up many shots.


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XY
Last year
08:14 24 Feb 13

Reply #406256

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Daly was good in his minutes, but Cadee had a pretty good game too. Similar players in many ways, but Daly seems a bit more prepared to push the tempo which I like. They both compliment Gibbo on court pretty well, but we would probably struggle if they were both on at the same time for any extended period.

Crosswell is more confusing. Not sure what his role is. He is not really taking advantage of veteran smarts (that momentum killing turnover in the dying seconds of the third was abysmal). He just gets to play loose man in offense he is given so little respect by opposition teams, but that seems to be creating very opportunities for him or the team.


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Camel 31
Last year
09:41 24 Feb 13

Reply #406266

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Of Stephen Weigh : - they shouldda caught me in my prime.
I mightta got 6points in 42minutes. Contract ?
SOJs father Brendan would have him in his team , but was critical of his defense.


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Air-T 18
Last year
13:43 24 Feb 13

Reply #406286

re: Sixers @ The Gong

So 36ers are tanking according to KET, that'd throw a spanner in the NBL works ;-p


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Kwest
Last year
14:55 24 Feb 13

Reply #406302

re: Sixers @ The Gong

Crosswell has always been a turnover machine. Its the one thing I remember about his game from 9-10 years ago. That and Farley crossing him over and leaving him lying on the floor before burying a jumper.


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Beekayz
Last year
16:26 24 Feb 13

Reply #406322

re: Sixers @ The Gong

BREAKING NEWS: Wingfield Tip sues HoldenV8 for being compared to Chrisopherson.


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