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Jack Toft
Last year

#38964

Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

This game is basically do or die for Season 2015 for the brave 36ers. Once again the old warhorses of the competition slog it out in Wollongong in a battle that will decide the final 4. The Sixers can't rely on the good old Bluegummers south of the River Murray to do our dirty work for us. There’s nothing Kiwis love better than roasted roo, preferably well done and that game in Auckland should be a classic. Sixers fans have to assume New Zealand will break United.

Jerome Randle is back, and that can only mean one thing. It’s SHOWTIME!

Let's face it, this game will be intense, tighter than Clive Palmer's skivvy, hotter than Wendy Botha in a wetsuit, and more physical than a bikie gang's initiation ceremony. I wouldn't put it past the refs to do a John Howard and slip on some kevlar, or at least make sure their shirts are beer resistant.

The equation for the Sixers is easier than Albert Einstein's theory of relativity. Win, win, win.

The Hawks have booked their Golden Ticket, the Sixers just need to book theirs with a win. Lets go Sixers!

Sixers by 3.......in OT

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cats 4 life
Last year
09:04 12 Feb 16

Reply #577223

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Just hope the refs don't decide who makes the top 4, let them play hardball!


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Bear
Last year
11:28 12 Feb 16

Reply #577248

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Nice intro' Jack, yes it is showtime, just the platform the 6'ers like to perform on.

Usually!

The key will be Randle, his fitness will be tested early, if he survives the game the 6'ers are a chance, if his injury is not 100%, POW you guys are out...


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AyJay
Last year
12:13 12 Feb 16

Reply #577257

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Yes the key is Randle.

We really need him to play a "captains game" and set up some assists to get Gibbo and Ere alight and DJ sighted in before he risks his knee too much. Five or six first quarter assists would be great.

I believe he has the talent and the grit to really turn it on at will but if he sets up the team first we have a great chance.

Joey's tactics were exposed r18, NZ was train wreck and he didn't fully adjust for Cairns in as much as he didn't set anything up for Ebi early and we need him to fire again.

If Joey gets it Wright we have a chance for two road wins regardless of conspiracies.

Go Sixers


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paul
Last year
12:18 12 Feb 16

Reply #577260

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

You'd think Illawarra would manage minutes for Lisch and Ogilvy tonight, so that may help Adelaide out a bit.


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Bear
Last year
12:24 12 Feb 16

Reply #577261

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

So you are suggesting, subtly, that the Hawks are not that fussed if they drop this game Paul?


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paul
Last year
12:34 12 Feb 16

Reply #577264

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

I'll leave that to you!!

But given Lisch and Ogilvy have played over 1500 minutes combined this season I think they would be silly not to give them a bit of rest now that a playoff berth is secure, especially as some of the players they'll go up against in a week's time will have had that opportunity.


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ROFLcopter
Last year
12:36 12 Feb 16

Reply #577265

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Hawks will win this.

DJ, Gibbo, Teys, Petrie & Sobey to do nothing.

Hopefully Randle can light it up to keep things interesting.

#hardball


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Bear
Last year
12:38 12 Feb 16

Reply #577266

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Well, I think it makes sense, other teams appear to be resting players and preparing for finals, but no coach wants his players or his team taking the foot of the pedal and lose momentum now, so to speak.


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Bear
Last year
12:40 12 Feb 16

Reply #577267

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

The other theory might be that the three top teams may rather Adelaide in fourth spot ahead of New Zealand???


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AyJay
Last year
12:42 12 Feb 16

Reply #577268

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

@Paul

Joey could assist that decision making by matching their aggressive defense and pushing the boundary there.


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Kobe24
Last year
19:09 12 Feb 16

Reply #577367

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

I wont say it any more after this, but that first play from Ebi Ere sums his season up perfectly absolutely forced crap. Meanwhile when did Kevin White go and get all loco, Randle has owned him every game.


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Kobe24
Last year
19:10 12 Feb 16

Reply #577369

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Way to use your heads there boys, Joey really has these guys playing smart basketball in a very important game. Guess Joey always makes the finals though, so its all good right... poor effort, game effectively catchup the rest of the way.


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Anonymous
Last year
19:11 12 Feb 16

Reply #577370

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Ogilvy is dirty


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Kobe24
Last year
19:13 12 Feb 16

Reply #577375

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

I dont think so, Ebi flopped. Was not much in that at all.


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snooch
Last year
19:15 12 Feb 16

Reply #577380

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

No, Ogilvy threw him to the ground.

Were there 3 unsportsmanlike fouls called on that?


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Anonymous
Last year
19:16 12 Feb 16

Reply #577381

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Petrie has always been a thug.


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Kobe24
Last year
19:19 12 Feb 16

Reply #577383

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Yeah something like that, but wasnt much in it really imo. If we had kept our cool, wouldve been 2 and possession our way. Oh well. The tone has been set now.


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snooch
Last year
19:21 12 Feb 16

Reply #577384

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Since when do unsportsmanlike fouls cancel each other out? I thought that was only on double fouls. Can anyone confirm???


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Anonymous
Last year
19:29 12 Feb 16

Reply #577387

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

So are the Hawks trying or Sixers suck _that_ much?


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Thunder Jam
Last year
19:30 12 Feb 16

Reply #577388

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Can we get rid of " For you kids at home watch this" off the Fox team!
Sick of his talking down attitude as if only he knows about basketball.


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Anonymous
Last year
19:31 12 Feb 16

Reply #577389

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

who


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Ricky
Last year
19:42 12 Feb 16

Reply #577394

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

So why is everyone booing Randle? I started watching at 2nd Qtr


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Kobe24
Last year
19:44 12 Feb 16

Reply #577395

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

6ers suck that much, playing with passengers its ugly to watch. Creek is killing the team and himself without having a jump shot. Forces the dribble into the keyway which is always crowded. Joey looks out of ideas, not surprised, not a tactical type. Also Thunder Jam agree, Rosen is painful, and does NOT stop talking!


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Anonymous
Last year
19:45 12 Feb 16

Reply #577396

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

50-35 already LOL SIXERS LOL


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Anonymous
Last year
19:46 12 Feb 16

Reply #577399

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Just overheard some of the Breakers say "choice bro didn't think it would be this easy to sneak into the playoffs"


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Ricky
Last year
19:46 12 Feb 16

Reply #577400

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Daniel "Soft" Johnson


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MACDUB
Last year
19:47 12 Feb 16

Reply #577401

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

How does Johnson let White win that loose ball. Disgusting lack of effort.


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koberulz
Last year
19:55 12 Feb 16

Reply #577410

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

"Since when do unsportsmanlike fouls cancel each other out? I thought that was only on double fouls."

Since always. You can't give both teams possession.


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koberulz
Last year
19:55 12 Feb 16

Reply #577411

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

"Since when do unsportsmanlike fouls cancel each other out? I thought that was only on double fouls."

Since always. You can't give both teams possession.


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Anonymous
Last year
19:56 12 Feb 16

Reply #577413

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

How can the 36ers play that bad and they were really horrible, yet be down 6!?


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Hendo8888
Last year
19:57 12 Feb 16

Reply #577414

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

We're shooting 18/34. That's how.


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Anonymous
Last year
19:57 12 Feb 16

Reply #577415

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

down 8 due to buzzer beater but yeah no idea


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Anonymous
Last year
19:57 12 Feb 16

Reply #577416

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Make that 8, just showed the 36ers how to set up an inbounds play.


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Anonymous
Last year
19:58 12 Feb 16

Reply #577417

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

After White made a 3 in the first quarter there was an incident and during that incident Randle came in in sighted and shoved White in the back for no reason. USF.


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joshuapending
Last year
20:05 12 Feb 16

Reply #577420

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

If we go down by 2 points, that end of half turnover will bite.


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Dazz
Last year
20:09 12 Feb 16

Reply #577424

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Big opening quarter from the Hawks, I guess that dispels any doubt that they came to play.

How is Randle holding up? Why has Gibson gone MIA?


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Anonymous
Last year
20:10 12 Feb 16

Reply #577425

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

like penalties cancel out
USF on Olgivy 2 shots and side ball
USF on Randle 2 shots and side ball

Cancel each other out. ergo you are left with the USF On peach which gave AJ 2 shots and Hawks the side ball


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paul
Last year
20:12 12 Feb 16

Reply #577427

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Excellent cameo from Teys, changed Adelaide's intensity on D and got them back in the game.


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Anonymous
Last year
20:15 12 Feb 16

Reply #577428

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

and the plot thickens.


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Bear
Last year
20:22 12 Feb 16

Reply #577434

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Petrie keeping you guys in it...


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snooch
Last year
20:23 12 Feb 16

Reply #577435

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

The sooner Gibson is in Brisbane the better


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Bear
Last year
20:23 12 Feb 16

Reply #577436

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

But, it job st doesn't look like the 6'ers are on tonight!


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Bear
Last year
20:24 12 Feb 16

Reply #577437

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

...just...


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Kobe24
Last year
20:25 12 Feb 16

Reply #577438

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Paul your right about Teys, but good luck seeing him again. For some reason he is in the dog house.


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Anonymous
Last year
20:26 12 Feb 16

Reply #577439

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Sixers don't deserve finals. We want quality teams in the dance Mel, Per, Ill & NZ.


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Kobe24
Last year
20:36 12 Feb 16

Reply #577446

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

When Ebi misses, what other basketball thing does he offer? Serious question. Poor recruiting and poor close out games against the Crocs Taipans to name a few have bitten the Adelaide 36ers. The finals will be damn exciting though, I'm actually hoping for a United Hawks shootout.


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Bear
Last year
20:40 12 Feb 16

Reply #577447

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Weeks > Randle

Tonight!


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Kyrie2Nation
Last year
20:44 12 Feb 16

Reply #577448

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Our defence has been disgusting. We don't deserve to play finals defending like this and we won't be. Absolutely pathetic.


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D4444
Last year
20:44 12 Feb 16

Reply #577449

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

I haven't been following the conspiracy theories but which team was supposed to throw this game tonight? Illawarra with Weeks and White doing much of the scoring but somehow the 36ers still manage to be behind.


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Slick
Last year
20:51 12 Feb 16

Reply #577451

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

The half man showing he is all show and no substance, 5ft 5 that can't play defence and is a bloody hog, goes to water when it gets physical


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Anonymous
Last year
20:51 12 Feb 16

Reply #577452

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Even with Adelaide losing tonight, they would have still had a small chance of making the finals if they hadn't managed to blow their 15 point cushion over the Breakers in the head to head.

Without having seen that last game against the Breakers did it appear as though the 36ers were doing anything late in the game to manage the margin rather than try to score quickly and win?


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MACDUB
Last year
20:53 12 Feb 16

Reply #577453

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

A tech foul? No! Didn't think they still existed.

Even more of a joke randomly deciding to whistle it for something as minor as that - even though they've let all kinds go during the season including swearing at referees, taunting viciously etc.


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ROFLcopter
Last year
20:54 12 Feb 16

Reply #577454

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

6ers are a rubbish outfit


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MACDUB
Last year
20:54 12 Feb 16

Reply #577455

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Geez these last few minutes has been amateur hour. Absolute bush league.


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Kyrie2Nation
Last year
20:55 12 Feb 16

Reply #577456

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

embarrassing end to our season. Perth will win by 30 on sunday


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joshuapending
Last year
20:57 12 Feb 16

Reply #577458

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Yeah that was a horrible way to go out. Play a lick of D and we are in it, that said the Hawks just have so much shooting. Hope they go on to win it this year.


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Slick
Last year
20:58 12 Feb 16

Reply #577459

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

How goods that three year deal for Joey looking, he can recruit a few more midgets


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MACDUB
Last year
21:05 12 Feb 16

Reply #577460

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Just my opinion but why anyone would actively go after Gibson as a starting PG (i.e Brisbane) is beyond me. Massively overrated and wouldn't have him as a top 12/13 PG in the league!


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Anonymous
Last year
21:06 12 Feb 16

Reply #577461

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Embarrassing how Nbl fouls at the end, any more than 6 points just don't bother


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Kobe24
Last year
21:07 12 Feb 16

Reply #577462

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Its looking horrible, all he does is whinge and moan. He isnt great. Has regressed since that first season, and doesnt seem to be able to motivate the guys to perform. The game was lost in the first 50seconds, down 7 of stupidity on the road.


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Luuuc
Last year
21:12 12 Feb 16

Reply #577465

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Not happy, 6ers!


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Kobe24
Last year
21:20 12 Feb 16

Reply #577469

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

3 more years, then ill be happy haha Going to be a ripping finals series, the teams that made it were always the going to make for the best matchups, especially now the Breakers have clearly got some great counselling sessions in and are on the same page again!


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Anonymous
Last year
21:25 12 Feb 16

Reply #577471

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Terrible way to go out but this was never a playoff calibre team until Randle came along. He almost single-handedly got us into the playoffs.

Just too many passengers. All we've got offensively is Randle and occasionally DJ when he's not sooking and Petrie's the only guy that plays defence.

If I were Joey I would make a statement and not even play Gibbo in Perth. Highest paid player on the team and he checked out on us months ago. Piss off to Brisbane. You can take Ebi & Walker with you too.


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paul
Last year
21:30 12 Feb 16

Reply #577474

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

"Paul your right about Teys, but good luck seeing him again. For some reason he is in the dog house."

Yep, I don't know the background but it seems like a huge mistake not playing him much this season. He was a great foil alongside Ervin and Wilson and would have been next to Randle too.

You don't find high IQ, selfless guys who defend at a high level lying around and Adelaide wasted one this year (unless there was an injury or something we don't know about, but he seemed good to go when put in).


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Anonymous
Last year
21:31 12 Feb 16

Reply #577475

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Thats why Randall is not in the NBA....Has zero defensive capability.


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Kobe24
Last year
21:39 12 Feb 16

Reply #577479

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Joey fell in love with Sobey and when Teys did have an injury early on that was that, he got pushed out of the rotation. Problem was, Sobey was terrible and out of control, so just another weird thing that has happened in Adelaide this season.


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paul
Last year
21:46 12 Feb 16

Reply #577480

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Sobey had his place, but offers something completely different to Teys. When Randle was out, they desperately needed Brendan's smarts.


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LV
Last year
21:52 12 Feb 16

Reply #577481

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

So much for my conspiracy theory.

Bevo and his Hawks have integrity.

Good luck vs Perth. Kill em


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paul
Last year
21:57 12 Feb 16

Reply #577482

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

A big bonus for finishing third for Illawarra is having homecourt advantage if NZ beat Melbourne in the SFs.

They'd be licking their lips at that prospect after the regular season, although I think the Breakers will be a conpletely different proposition in the playoffs.

The first time they played the Hawks they were without Webster, Vukona and Pledger, and then the next three were pretty soon after Webster's personal issues all blew up and NZ were reeling.

Would be an entertaining GF but I bet the NBL is hoping for Melbourne v Perth with big crowds and Australian TV audiences.


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paul
Last year
21:58 12 Feb 16

Reply #577483

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

* Sorry, Pledger played a few minutes in that first game against the Hawks.


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LV
Last year
22:02 12 Feb 16

Reply #577486

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

I would've thought the Hawks would be more concerned with getting through the semi finals.

It's a wide open race. Best season in years and I'm thinking both semi finals go to a deciding game.


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paul
Last year
22:07 12 Feb 16

Reply #577487

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

I hope so. Re getting through the SFs, if you know Bevo at all he would be supremely confident they can beat Perth.


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Dazz
Last year
22:07 12 Feb 16

Reply #577488

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Well that was disappointing, not just for the 6's but this "epic" final round has really fizzled.

I can only hope that both Martin & Randle are fighting fit for Sunday, Best Defensive player versus Best Offensive, could be an epic duel.
Not much else to get excited about.


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paul
Last year
22:16 12 Feb 16

Reply #577493

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

"It's a wide open race. Best season in years and I'm thinking both semi finals go to a deciding game."

I've always thought 2001 was the NBL's best season on court - close to highest-ever level of talent, high-scoring, unpredictable, lots of good teams and playoffs that all went the distance. So far this season has ticked four of those five boxes.


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Flea
Last year
22:24 12 Feb 16

Reply #577497

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Sixers +/- for tonight...

Teys +15
Sobey +7
Walker +3
Hodgson +2
Creek -5
Johnson -9
Gibson -12
Ere -16
Petrie -20
Randle -20

For the season so far...
Creek +65
Randle +53
Johnson +50
Teys +11
Sobey +7
Johns +3
Petrie -2
Larkins -3
Hodgson -4
Ere -5
McNeail -6
Carlin -14
Walker -38
Gibson -62


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Very Old
Last year
22:29 12 Feb 16

Reply #577499

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Rhys Martin (born 13 February 1986) QLD junior
Adam Gibson (born 30 October 1986) TAS junior

really from this seaon , and even just this game
who would you pick first to be your starting point gurd in the NBL ?


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Very Old
Last year
22:30 12 Feb 16

Reply #577500

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Point Guard :(


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Anonymous
Last year
22:34 12 Feb 16

Reply #577501

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Well they will both be in Brisbane next year so Lemanis can answer your question then ;)


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ROFLcopter
Last year
23:08 12 Feb 16

Reply #577509

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Junk outfit.

I've said it all season long.
It's a damn midget brigade with no game and the bigs are rubbish.

If Randle wasn't on the roster this season, 6ers had the spoon and you blokes would be screaming for Joeys head.


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koberulz
Last year
23:09 12 Feb 16

Reply #577511

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

You know they had an import before Randle, right?


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snooch
Last year
23:18 12 Feb 16

Reply #577512

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Yeah we know you've been saying it all season long. We've had to read it time after time after time after time after time after time.

Nah, hasn't been annoying in the slightest.


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ROFLcopter
Last year
23:42 12 Feb 16

Reply #577514

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

So it's not a midget brigade?

DJ and Petrie have performed at a high level?


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FM
Last year
03:42 13 Feb 16

Reply #577516

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Hawks won a game lost the finals just then.

They don't have the depth to go against Perth in the bigs department. Floppage would be licking his lips after watching this game tonight. OJ can't help himself, so a cheap foul with Sean followed by another crap tangle up with Jessie and Hawks are done.

A team that has picked itself up and won championships in the past 5 seasons you don't just let back into the finals if you are in a place to stop it.


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Kobe24
Last year
06:05 13 Feb 16

Reply #577519

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

FM see where you're coming from, but dont think Perth have the scorers to go with the Hawks to be honest. They have no go to scorers, and if they come out even remotely flat like thet have been of late, Hawks could snacth game one.


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BigAds
Last year
06:54 13 Feb 16

Reply #577520

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

So disappointed with the Sixers missing the major round but also looking forward to the finals as all four teams are good enough to win Johnny.

There hasn't been this much intrigue for many years such has been the quality of the competition.


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Touch the rim
Last year
08:09 13 Feb 16

Reply #577523

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

I'd say the Sixers were desperate to some extent, but put that energy and focus to bad use (fighting and physicality), rather than playing the game possession by possession.


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snooch
Last year
08:38 13 Feb 16

Reply #577524

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Ultimately we've got the 4 best teams in the playoffs. Disappointing for the Sixers but should be a great finals series


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paul
Last year
08:49 13 Feb 16

Reply #577528

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

"FM see where you're coming from, but dont think Perth have the scorers to go with the Hawks to be honest."

I think that's where so much comes down to rebounding. If Perth dominate the o-boards the tempo goes in their favour and their quantity of scoring chances can overcome the Hawks' quality.


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Kobe24
Last year
09:00 13 Feb 16

Reply #577529

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Touch the rim, my thoughts excatly, knew from that incident early they were feeling vulnerable.


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Supernintendo Chalmers
Last year
09:10 13 Feb 16

Reply #577532

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

I'm pretty sure the Wildcats have outscored the Hawks four times already this season...


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Train
Last year
09:36 13 Feb 16

Reply #577533

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Didn't Perth own the Hawks 4-0 including 2 thrashings? I think that's proof in its own to say they have the scorers to match the Hawks.


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ROFLcopter
Last year
09:38 13 Feb 16

Reply #577534

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Lol. Correct.

Brains optional on this thread.


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Very Old
Last year
10:24 13 Feb 16

Reply #577538

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

"OJ can't help himself, so a cheap foul with Sean followed by another crap tangle up with Jessie and Hawks are done."

So true, even at a rate of 2 to one, 8 fouls spread on Floppsy Mk1, Flopsy Mk2, knight and Big J affects the cats very little, but give 4 on OJ and its dunk city inside for the Cats.


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Kobe24
Last year
10:42 13 Feb 16

Reply #577540

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Yeah I understand all the Perth winning 4-0 stuff, but the playoffs are different and IMO the Hawks are potentiually peaking at the right time. Pertth fans relax, no need to defend against my thoughts to the full extent. I just think this is a different game now, and the Hawks offence will overcome the Perth grind it out style.


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Supernintendo Chalmers
Last year
11:15 13 Feb 16

Reply #577543

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

The Perth wins over the Hawks are also three of their four highest scores for the season. I think the "grind it out" prediction came up before all four of those games too.


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Kobe24
Last year
11:19 13 Feb 16

Reply #577545

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Well then that's well observed of you to remember if so. Think Penney was missing in one of those games but regardless I'm basing my opinion on a hunch and guy feeing that the Hawks are ready to be ruthless offensively and hard to stop.


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LV
Last year
12:42 13 Feb 16

Reply #577553

re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Yeah it's rebounding where the Cats have it over the Hawks.

Control possession and you control the game.

Ogilvy has to play out of his skin and be at his absolute best. Protecting the rim, contesting every board battle and keeping his team competitive in the rebound count. And of course being a target down low.

If he's near his best- which unfortunately he wasn't in the regular season vs Perth- then the Hawks still have a good chance of the upset


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cats 4 life
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13:35 13 Feb 16

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re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Why would it be an upset? They have two mvps plus an also Martin and co that a great role player's if Illawarra had hca would it be a upset if perth won? I. Think the winner of this semi win it all. Both teams have champions on their team.


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Train
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14:58 13 Feb 16

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re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Cats are the Hawks bogey team, it doesn't matter on how much talent the Hawks have they just seem to match up really well with them. Same goes with Crocs being the bogey team for Perth this season. Its going to be a massive task for Hawks to win in Perth where they haven't won for many years. But hey it is the finals and it's been a year of weird results.


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Anonymous
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15:31 14 Feb 16

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re: Hawks v Sixers, Feb 12

Another insipid Sixers performance. Good riddance.


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