Anonymous
Years ago

Brisbane vs Adelaide, Nov 24

You can be certain that there will be a lot of attention on this Thursday's Sixers V Bullets game, and with tensions high, I feel it's actually a good thing for the league in terms of rivalry. There is a certain buzz to it, and if there was a match of the round, I'd say it's front runner!

Prediction: Adelaide by 10

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AKA  
Years ago

It would be somewhat hypocritical of the league if they bring the Twitter spat up in the telecast to build the game. I imagine they will though.

I can't see this game being close (especially if Bairstow plays). Bullets by 15 for me. The only thing that makes it intriguing is the spat earlier in the week.

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ROFLcopter  
Years ago

Bullets by 35

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Anonymous  
Years ago

I think probably only existing fans even know that tensions are high so I would be surprised if it brings many extra viewers but we can hope.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Lmao at Roflcopter. The resident Adelaide 36ers negative nancy

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Ben  
Years ago

I think it's going to be a flogging too in Brisbane's favour. That said I honestly hope Adelaide keeps it competitive.

Only real interest will be to see if something comes of the lame spat that's being hyped up.

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Andy  
Years ago

No Adelaide games will be match of the round this season.
Bullets by 20+

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ROFLcopter  
Years ago

Who is anti Adelaide?
They will be flogged. That's based on form....no bias.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Can we call this game Snitchers @ B!tches?

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ROFLcopter  
Years ago

Yes!!!!

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Bullets $1.35. 6'ers $3.25. No bias or hatred there.

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AngusH  
Years ago

Crazy odds for Adelaide given how this season has gone, especially with Brisbane prone to stretches where they can't buy a bucket.

I expect Brisbane to win, but I'm not exactly going to be shocked if Randle and Sobey drop 20+ and Adelaide wins.

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AKA  
Years ago

I think Randle and Sobey probably do drop 20 but getting points hasn't been Adelaide's weakness this season. They just refuse to play defence!! Brisbane to win 107-92

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AngusH  
Years ago

It definitely hasn't, but if it comes down to one team plain outscoring the other, Adelaide have a better chance than $3.25 IMO.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Agreed Angus

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Well, it looks like Kickert rattled Handles cage;

@jerome_randle
"if any player in this league thinks that they are going to run their mouth towards MY coach, they are in for a rude awakening. GAME ON!!!

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Refuse to play defence? Perhaps they can't play defence is more to the point.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

The spat on twitter between Jeoy and Kickert is def good for the nbl but IMO Joey need to focus on preparing his relationship with Randle after their spat last week during the game.

Its Joey who is under the pumped to win games not Kickert!

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Ricky  
Years ago

Bris should be fine if Joey gets involved.

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Zodiac  
Years ago

A pretty good article on Anthony Petrie's move from Adelaide to Brisbane, the game last weekend and the game tomorrow night.

http://www.nbl.com.au/featured-news/ball-life-family-comes-first/

I feel a lot better about him 'walking out' on the 36ers in the offseason after reading that and even though he's always been a bit fiery on court he seems a genuinely good guy away from the game.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

After reading that all you can say is RESPECT! Especially to his wife.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Peach was and is one of the absolute good guys that plays this game in the NBL. He was negatively targeted by some who knew little when he made the move but he did the right thing. I know where I'd rather play for and who for this season.

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Mike  
Years ago

Brissy 11+ is $2.85. Get on board

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Train  
Years ago

I can't wait for this game. It will be interesting to see who pokes the bear first.

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Freethrows  
Years ago

@Mike, if I were a betting man, I would definitely have some money on Brisbane 11+ at those odds. I'm extremely surprised the bookies think Adelaide will come within 12 of Brisbane in Brisbane.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Like Brissie 11+, tbh I even think they're value just for the win @1.35, expected them to be even lower odds. I just cannot see Adelaide winning this

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Game being streamed live on the NBL facebook page, they're even promoting it as 'The Grudge Match' lol

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Zodiac  
Years ago

Finally Teys replaced in the starting lineup by Ferguson.

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Zodiac  
Years ago

15-6 already nice

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Tempo  
Years ago

Bullets playing full court press...against one of the fastest players in the league (Randle). He burns them and it creates an open dunk.

NBL coaches have the IQ of a house plant

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ROFLcopter  
Years ago

F&ck me.

Finally Teys sits, Ferguson gets some confidence and look at the lad go.
Steals, hustle D, makes a bit shot.

Slow clap for Joey!

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Anonymous  
Years ago

fast start by adelaide, but they're shooting at 100% which they won't maintain

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Tempo  
Years ago

LOL this full court press is the most stupid thing i have ever seen..It really is sooo dumb.

The NBA is the epitomy of basketball..The highest of standards in all facets....you never ever see it...i F## wonder why

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Tempo  
Years ago

LOL, another full court press and another open layup.

NBL = LOWEST IQ basketball in the world

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Tempo  
Years ago

LOL, another full court press results in a wide open 3 for Drimic

LOLOLOLOL.

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Tempo  
Years ago

LOL another full court press, another wide open 3 for Drimic

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Tempo  
Years ago

I dont know what this is....but it isnt basketball

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Tempo  
Years ago

NBL logic..

We will give up 5 wide open shots/layups for a turnover..

LOLOL

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Mike  
Years ago

lol

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Lol at the people talking 11+odds

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Anonymous  
Years ago

I still think brisbane can definitely come back. Adelaide has been ridiculously efficient and Brisbane with too many turn overs. Over the course of the next 30min you'd expect the efficiency to even out a bit more.

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AussiePride  
Years ago

Can someone tell the court announcer to shut up! I don't go to a game just so I can be instructed to do some boring chants by some monotone man.

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Mike  
Years ago

LOL

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Mike  
Years ago

LOL

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Ben  
Years ago

Joey can't coach! Must be sacked!!!one1!!

No Bairstow again, wonder what his ailment really is. 'General soreness' lol.

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FM  
Years ago

Brad Giesh is a flog. Most of the crap that is goi g on is a result of his lack of managing the game.

Time to say goodbye to him NBL. He is a poor influence on his partners each and every week.

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Air Delay  
Years ago

How good is the NBL this season?!?!?!?

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Loco  
Years ago

This is making me exceptionally happy.

Bury these mouthy bitches.

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Zodiac  
Years ago

Imagine how good the 36ers would be if they played with this hunger and intent every game. They look like they want to destroy this Bullets team.

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AussiePride  
Years ago

Joey has completely thrown away the playbook now. One play only.

"Get it to Randle and set him a screen"

And why wouldn't you?

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Loco  
Years ago

These refs... hilariously terrified.

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ROFLcopter  
Years ago

As if you want Teys taking that shot. Lol

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Luuuc  
Years ago

Liking this game so far

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Lol at the tipsy turnie Adelaide fans! You hate all week on your team and tell everyone how bad your coach is. Then discuss how good it looks! Idiots

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Ferguson at last, great team play

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Ferguson at last, great team play

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ROFLcopter  
Years ago

Home cooking!!
Refs want a bullets win

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Loco  
Years ago

DJ gets legit smacked - flop.

Brisbane dive... nada.

LOL Brisbanerefs.

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Air Delay  
Years ago

Did I just hear that right?
Brisbane only have 7 rebounds ATM?!?!

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Why Doyle?

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ROFLcopter  
Years ago

Successful full court press!!

Lol at Teys and Deng.

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Loco  
Years ago

Jacobsen double handed block on the dunk sums it up.

GTFO, mouthy mofos.

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Tempo  
Years ago

Adelaide wont have another shooting night like this again this season.

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Ben  
Years ago

Teys is rubbish, why is he even getting playing time?!??

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Isaac  
Years ago

Rebound counts starting the fourth quarter:

Drmic 5

Young 0
Jervis 0
Kickert 1
Petrie 2

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Zodiac  
Years ago

T-Ferg nice

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Tempo, they've had a few games like this actually! They can score with the best as they actually lead the league in scoring pall! It's their D that has previously let them down. You should watch a few games.

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Zodiac  
Years ago

T-Ferg dunk of the year?

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Where's all those Fergy Ferg haters now?

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Loco  
Years ago

OH GOD DAMMMMMMMMMMMMNNNNNNNNNNN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Anonymous  
Years ago

They could be back the sixers

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Mike  
Years ago

Note to self - when Randle says he's fired up believe him

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Isaac  
Years ago

Ferguson's dunk:


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Loco  
Years ago

"You're getting spanked by 20 - don't do anything dumb" LOL!

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SteveK2  
Years ago

Ladbroke's Player of the Game should be Drmic for starting the whole hullabaloo that got the Snit...err Sixers motivated to hustle and play D. :)

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Tempo  
Years ago

LOL down by 17 with 50 seconds left and they are fouling.

LOL..this league...there are no words to describe it.

The scrubs of all scrubs..

No wonder ratings are embarrassingly BAD for this league.

Give it another season and this owner of the league will bolt. You think he is going to keep on opening his pockets and keep losing money?

You think he is a charity?

Give it 1 more season and this guy will bolt

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Tempo  
Years ago

Now the STAT WHORES come out.

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Tempo  
Years ago

I cant wait t see the ratings for this game...especially with the Adelaide test on

This game wont even have 10k viewers.

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AngusH  
Years ago

Where's the Tempo mute button?

Glad I followed my own advice above and put some coin on the Sixers, too....

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ROFLcopter  
Years ago

If you hate it Tempo, piss off.

Still loving that dunk! Wow

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Tempo  
Years ago

Only in the NBL

Full court press set after set even though it results in open laups, open 3s...but keep on doing it, i mean, you might force 1 turnover even though you give up 10 points in the process

Down by 17 in the last minute. You still think you have a chance, start intentionally fouling. Show some class, act as if you played basketball, accept the result instead of being a stat whore.

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AngusH  
Years ago

Tempo, I wish I had as much free time in my days to spend 2 hours of them watching something I don't enjoy. Find some more hobbies.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Tempo, thanks for your views, very entertaining. We need to keep in mind that he is allowed to be a hater at all times and login to basketball forums to discuss his business acumen and TV rating expertise! Hahahah

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Anonymous  
Years ago

I'm loving the league this year, if you want to watch boring cricket by all means but leave the rest off us alone.

Can't believe how well Adelaide played, great result for the Nbl, what a comp we have going :)

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Anonymous  
Years ago

What was the game like?

I didnt get a chance to watch it because i was to busy looking at tv ratings. Thats where the real action is...


Well that and offering the same opinion as many times as possible to people who dont care

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Tempo  
Years ago

LOL @ the people here.

The NBA is the BENCHMARK of basketball including skill, tactics and IQ.

You never ever see the full court press in that league...Why? As you can see in the NBL, it results in so many fast break points, open layups, open 3s...the works.

Yet NBL coaches PERSIST with it in the hope they may get 1 turnover out of every 5 opn shots they give up.

Ask yourself, could you see Poppovich from the Spurs use this? LOL..Imagine if his team did full court press after full court press and give up all these open shots?

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Tempo  
Years ago

I also found it hilarious the Bullets who thrive in the half court and the 36ers who thrive in a fast open game, Lemanis instructs his team to go full court press, speeding up the game and allowing Randle who is arguably the fastest in the league in the open court the platform he needs to burn any team.

LOL @lemanis, you wonder why you had an Australian team chock full of solid NBA players , not just reserves, but damn NBA starters, and you couldnt even get a medal...its because your basketball IQ is that of a house plant.

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AngusH  
Years ago

Oh goodie, this is the part where Tempo tries to convince everyone that the NBA is better than the NBL despite no one ever having claimed otherwise.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

tempo please be quiet

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Loco  
Years ago

I've been gone for a long while, so I don't know who are what a Tempo is but I assume Kicks14 got himself a Hoops logon to soak up those salty, salty tears.





Shit.

I snitched.

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LV  
Years ago

Did the snitches just make the bitches look like pretenders?

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Anonymous  
Years ago

The person who started this thread picked Adelaide by 10, now there is someone we should be following. Smart man or woman.

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Isaac  
Years ago


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Anonymous  
Years ago

How many steps did Nick Young take while stealing the pass from his teammate before hitting the game winner? I counted about 5...

Yep the NBA is flawless...

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Zodiac  
Years ago

Is there a YouTube link for this dunk?

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Anonymous  
Years ago



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Anonymous  
Years ago

Im pretty tempo is in fact Kanye West.

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ROFLcopter  
Years ago

That dunk was ace!

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Rat10  
Years ago

Payback's a Bitch. Bches

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Roflcopter, I thought you'd be admitting how great Joey is now?

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Tempo, you might want to learn the NBL Series rules before you abuse something you clearly dont understand.

Each series consists of 4 games. If at the end of the season the series is tied at 2-2, points differential comes into play. Hence an example for you is last Saturday Brisbane won by 18...last night 36ers won by 18.

Therefore 36ers lead the series 2-1 and a points diff of +3.

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paul  
Years ago

Tempo doesn't have time to learn anything, he's too busy sorting his NBA player cards.

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Manu Fieldel  
Years ago

Don't want to be a buzzkill but imo Matt Russell's reaction to the dunk really took the shine off it. Did the same to Craig's ridiculous half-court heave last season.

It would be a hard transition from footy to hoops but gee...

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Slow the tempo  
Years ago

I agree with Tempo, presses are never ever used in the NBA and they never work.

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knowledge4all  
Years ago

Everyone lost their money last night...Lets be honest!

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AngusH  
Years ago

Yeah, guys, that dunk was OK, but there are guys in the NBA who can dunk better than Ferguson.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

I liked the dunk but I still think it is being hyped up a bit much. Wasn't exactly on anyone everyone cleared out the way. Nice to see him do something anything actually, but not exactly the most ferocious thing I've ever seen in an nbl game.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Ferguson is only in the NBL because no one in the NBA offered him a contract, not even the Sixers LOL!

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Slopernator  
Years ago

He wasn't eligible...

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Anonymous  
Years ago

thatsthejoke.com

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knowledge4all  
Years ago

Yea know your facts before you respond. High School guys aren't eligible to go to the NBA straight out of high school.

And reason why the dunk was overhyped is because no one in the NBL does high flying dunks like that except Ferguson, Sobey, Torrey Craig, Akil Mitchell....So any dunks with some amount of flavour will be overhyped!

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AngusH  
Years ago

joke
^^^^
heads

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Crazy how someone called knowledge4all is actually quite dumb.

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Isaac  
Years ago

As many predicted, the 36ers are quite unpredictable.

Not sure it will last, but as of now, they're ahead of United and level with Cairns on the ladder. Next two games are: in Sydney and then back home hosting Perth which will seriously test them.

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Zodiac  
Years ago

I think you might've read the schedule wrong Isaac the 36ers only play one game against the Kings and then the game against Perth at home.

Thanks for the You Tube link anon!

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Wilson Sting  
Years ago

The dunk was great, but why was there a foul called on it? By calling those really really soft fouls (he got a fingernail on his arm), the next time a player will just hit them hard and create a dangerous situation.

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paul  
Years ago

He took off with his foot just inside the paint, from north of the block and threw it down with serious power after copping a clip. That's pretty impressive.

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Isaac  
Years ago

Added some punctuation to make the schedule line clearer.

Agree with whoever it was further up who thought the commentators were a little over the top. Best to just focus on the dunk, his age and athleticism I think.

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Zodiac  
Years ago

Footy/Rugby commentators are always prone to getting a bit excited but I would've liked to hear a Kevin Harlan type "He's sucked the air right out of the building!" call.

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Manu Fieldel  
Years ago

Excitement is exactly what you want in a commentator, it's just Russell's exclamations are cringeworthy

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Zodiac  
Years ago

Excitement is one thing but screaming/yelling is another I think.

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Manu Fieldel  
Years ago

Haha yeah a bit too bogan for my taste. "Sucked the air right out of the building" is awesome, even something as simple as Mike Breen's, "Throws it down" is great.

- Torrey Craig "for the prayer... yeah yeah"

- Terrance Ferguson "come on down"

I dunno, just super tacky

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KET  
Years ago

What a return serve by the bipolar 36ers, after getting absolutely pantsed they pulled a 36 point reversal.

It was great to see Adelaide play with intent, play frantic on D and possessed in O. The firey, back-each-other-up mentality showed real character.

The Umpires
Obviously it was always possible the bad blood could produce several boilover moments, but the refs tried to oppress the narrative of the game far too much.

It is understandable to have an intent to keep the game civil, the refs went too far and ended up interfering to the extreme. Five first quarter techs was a joke.

- Johnson's tech for a flop was plain wrong, the rule demands a warning first and Johnson received clear contact that barely warrants a warning let alone a tech, the ref should have let the play go on.

- The double tech between hodgson and petrie was a disgrace of a call which even the commentators picked up the obvious bs nature of it.

Here's the events:

- Petrie and Hodgson talk a bit of trash, not happy with each other
- Hodgson walks away as the ref says to both to stop it
- Hodgson is gone from the situation, hasn't said another word
- Petrie still yells out
- Ref calls double tech

So essentially Hodgson receives a tech because Petrie couldn't shut up?

That's lazy reffing dealing with the situation double teching, and it gives Hodgson an extra foul against his name, that's an unfair punishment for someone who heeded the refs warning.

- The unsportsmanlike foul on Drmic was an overreaction by the ref, it wasn't called a clear path foul as the ref explained, however to say it was excessive contact is just silly, any other game without the refs being whistle happy this is a normal foul.

- I don't know if this is a failure of the refs or the NBL's rules in general (probably the latter) but the way Randle was being physically handled and handchecked in defence even as far as the halfway line was ridiculous, we can't have this occurring in this league. At least one foul was called for the handchecking, then the Brisbane player complained as if he was being treated badly - the defender should have been fouled out long ago.

- Refs got one back telling a yapping Brisbane player "you're being spanked by 20 so don't do anything dumb" and "i've been around longer than you" to put him in his place. That was admittedly amusing and chuckle worthy.

Randle

Backed up his own talk and wasn't going to have three bad matches in a row. Loved his game. The way he dealt with the physical handchecking defence was spectacular and he used the screens superbly. Knocking down those jumpers and some of his drive and dimes were absolutely on point.

My big criticism of him remains the over dribbling without making a move but part of that may be to do with the 36ers traditionally slow offensive movement

Teys

Some clutch three pointers, especially that massive one with a minute to go in the third quarter. He either airballs horrifically or knocks down huge threes...truly representative of the bipolar 36ers.

Shouldn't bring up the ball, he's bad at it and he loses it. Also has the ability to travel and make stupid passes.

Sobey

The turn around jumper was a tough one and a silly one to attempt, apart from that I loved this game from Sobey. He didn't score en masse, he didn't knock down jumpers and yet he still produced a massive presence. That's how we know he's becoming a consistent star/quality player for Adelaide. Two things astound me: firstly his rebounding, he pulls down some athletic rebounds which is always valuable and secondly the way he drives to the basket and manages to cooly and calmy hit the toughest layups as if there's no defence. It should look erratic but it doesn't.

Ferguson

What a standout performance by Ferg. His dunk capped off a great game for him. He didn't do anything over the top or ridiculous (apart from the dunk), he just played with confidence and smarts. It does help he knocked down his threes, but he did more. He drove more. He dished more. He defended more. This was the kind of game we were hoping to see more of earlier, the type where he uses his natural skill to make life tough for the opposition. The confidence boost and starting 5 spot worked like magic. The question will be: will this type of game be consistent for him? He might struggle some games, but if between now and the end of the season if he produces more games like this then games he struggles, we will be happy.

Drmic

Player of the match out of inspiring the entire thing? Surely.

He did what we would love to see each game - knocking down those threes, he finally got them going.

Hodgson & Jacobsen

Some huge defence, loved it. Inspiring stuff.

Criticism for both: stop dribbling like you're a guard. When you're next to the basket, use your footwork to square up don't keep dribbling where the double team will swipe it away.

Deng

He's a bit of a struggler. He loves to go for a run, obviously, however he needs to work on knocking down some closer shots before shooting far away. Like Hodgson and Jacobsen, he needs to stop dribbling, especially his attempts to go coast-to-coast. It doesn't end well. Deng, you're not a guard, don't try to be one until you can learn how to maneuver your movement around good defence in conjunction with your handles.

36ers offense

Looked better with the movement, it's the way we'd like to see the 36ers play each week. Obviously the 36ers won't knock down shots at such a high rate and the opposition won't miss shots like Brisbane did, but it certainly looked better.

A criticism remains: over dribbling above the perimeter. The 36ers love doing this but it makes life easy for the defence as they don't end up achieving anything except for losing the dribble, getting in each others way and causing turnovers. 36ers are too busy dribbling and doing handoffs without additional movement to create.

It might be easier and go to basics: use Randle or Sobey dribbling with a high screen, allow for the drive, have a cutter, big man flash or sealoff his player, high screener open himself for a jumpshot if it's Johnson etc.




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koberulz  
Years ago

Johnson's tech for a flop was plain wrong, the rule demands a warning first
No it doesn't.

The unsportsmanlike foul on Drmic was an overreaction by the ref, it wasn't called a clear path foul as the ref explained, however to say it was excessive contact is just silly, any other game without the refs being whistle happy this is a normal foul.
There was no attempt to play the ball, that's why it was a USF. Clearly the right call.

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