Years ago

NBL Fixture suggests no new Melb team yet?

New Melbourne team has until COB today to commit to next season.
10 team fixture was completed 1 mth ago and distributed to clubs for final approval.

NBL has now emailed clubs advising a NEW 9 team fixture is being worked on and will be released in the next 48 hrs.

I'd say that's curtains for the new Melb team next season.

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Years ago

Are the Sturt Bearcats in?

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Years ago

Pershaps Larry's resignation is a hint for that too.

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Years ago

Word around is it will fall at the last hurdle and won't be in next year.

Looks like they are desperatly trying to iron out a few minor issues..but looks like they won't be ready in time unless the NBL give them more time

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Years ago

When is the stadium due to be completed?

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Years ago

So who is coaching the Melb Tigers next season????

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Years ago

Give them a little more time!!!!!!! seriously if they arent sorted by now . how long does this go on for. the writings on the wall already................

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Years ago

Is it feasible that when this team comes in for 3-5 years then disappears then another Melbourne team is brought in a few years later can have the same name/colors etc? Is this the type of thing the Nbl could possibly look at enforcing?

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Years ago

No matter how sound their business plan is or was, this "franchise" should have to wait at least a full season after their debut announcement to enter the league. Why does nobody learn from past mistakes of rushed, unsustainable expansion?

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