Jack Toft
Years ago

R19: Crocs v United

Tonight, the Crocs host United in what could only be described as a Valentines Day Massacre. Oh, you need a heart on Valentines Day, and Melbourne will need to find their's tonight or else implode on the court. The Crocs won't be giving them flowers and chocolates tonight, they'll be giving them hot curry from the bounce. Expect weeds and mud cakes in the locker room.

Melbourne have lost their last 3 and could possible go 0-7 to bookend a season they might joke about in 10 years time, but lament in the present. Townsville have an opportunity to jump them on the ladder if they rally the troops and go hard in their final 3 games. They need to win this one, and then get the "gong at home in what should be their GF. Melbourne could slump to 7th if they lose their 2 games to Sydney and that looks as likely as an election loss for Tony Abbott.

The oomph has gone from United. Who will offer some mouth to mouth on the day of love? Will they just be flaccid and unable to deliver? Someone needs to get them fired up, or else the Crocs will rip them apart in a death roll on their way to reaching the ton.

Crocs all the way tonight. Give the DP players a run and bring in extra mops for the blood. Crocs by 20 in the Valentines Day Massacre.

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LC  
Years ago

With the heat on Melb (dis)United in the media this week, can they bounce back?

I think they can and will. To win by 5.

Preview: Lackluster United look to bounce back against Crocs

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Anon  
Years ago

Melbourne United are in shambles, Crocs to win by 15

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Green 76  
Years ago

Crocs will smack United - They've been playing better likely and Dennis will have them hungry. Melbourne will be lacklustre. I don't see Melbourne being able to stop Conklin and Gladness inside.

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Kobe24  
Years ago

No reason to think United could possibly win, they looked so bored and disinterested last night. Sure it was a fun bus ride!

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Train  
Years ago

I hope the crocs spank them. United don't deserve anything less .

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Ballwatcher  
Years ago

There is no defence.

There are too many 3 point attempts.

There is no hunger and worse still, no desire to be on court.

This is just very sad to watch. Way to turn off the remaining loyal fanbase.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

17 points down and no real work in the paint with barlow out by the looks and no time for McMillan yet !!! What the ... get him on please...

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Happy Days  
Years ago

Bus trip worked a treat...another flogging!!!

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chris  
Years ago

Crocs lead by 35 late in the 3rd

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annonymous  
Years ago

Where is McMillan ?? Not on the Box score ...

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Train  
Years ago

Was Barlow injured or just benched the entire game because he is crud?

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Nothing says I love you more than a 105-68 flogging.

I don't think D-Mac will be back.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Excellent call OP u were spot on, well done

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Jack Toft  
Years ago

United have gone from Roosters to feather dusters very quickly

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Kobe24  
Years ago

Got down by as many as 48 in a 40 minute format. Thats actually really hard to do.

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Nobody  
Years ago

Dmac was never going to be back. MU sacrificed him and let's hope there is a better cause ahead.
When was the last time in recent years a team lost by 37?

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Disgraceful. This is on the players not dmac. I'm beginning to wonder why anstey left

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Anonymous  
Years ago

"When was the last time in recent years a team lost by 37?"

36ers lost to this Melb United team by 39 earlier this season.

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sixers147  
Years ago

And too think the Wildcats lost to this same team on their home court 3 weeks ago. Says a lot about the Wildcats.

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Dazz  
Years ago

36ers lost to this Melb United team by 39 earlier this season.


And too think the Wildcats lost to this same team on their home court 3 weeks ago. Says a lot about the Wildcats.


All is says is that you should learn to type with both hands, instead on having one constantly down your pants

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Nathan of Perth  
Years ago

@sixers147,

AHAHAHAHAaAAAAAAA
AHAHAAAA


FMD, you'd lose a game of Jeopardy to a turtle with head trauma.

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Train  
Years ago

@sixers147 : it's also the same team that belted the 36ers by 39 earlier in the season. You really are a crab.

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Mystro  
Years ago

Townsville also beat NZ recently because they are better than their record suggests.

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Kr  
Years ago

Agreed mystro, crocs have been playing some very good ball for most of the year and would be dangerous if they were playing finals. Just gave away too many tight games in the last two minutes or games this year.

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Kr  
Years ago

The last 11 games crocs won five and lost 6 by less than ten points, could have been a lot different if they had closed a couple more of those out

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Mystro  
Years ago

Having their starting pg unable to contribute fully would have cost half of those games

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A  
Years ago

'Having their starting pg unable to contribute fully would have cost half of those games,

What, an ageing, overweight, unathletic player who has never really achieved anything in this league or overseas. Please guys stop rating this guy, two seasons back in the NBL and the crocs aren't a better team on record with him.

Building a team around him was the worst thing the crocs have done, team list wise in the clubs history. Blanchfield, two good imports then you can considers players like him.

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Isaac  
Years ago

If Markovic didn't have his off-court issue, I think the Crocs would've been more dangerous.

Anyway, here's the +/-:

HOME TEAM
M. Norton: 14
T. Blanchfield: 9
B. Conklin: 13
J. Holmes: 24
M. Gladness: 19
C. Steindl: 8
S. Markovic: 31
G. Vanderjagt: 18
L. Henry: 45
M. Djeric: 9
T. Howard: -5

ROAD TEAM
N. Tomlinson: -13
L. Walker: -39
D. Kickert: -22
M. Worthington: -20
J. McRae: -12
S. Dennis: -30
C. Patton: -15
D. Corletto: -26
G. Page: -8

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XY  
Years ago

Leon Henry with +45? That is a good night at the office.

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Jack Toft  
Years ago

That +/- is looking very sad indeed

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