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AK-47
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Sixers players suffering illness?

Got a message today saying that a bug has run through the Sixers camp and some players are legitimately in doubt for tomorrows game. Anything to this? Anybody heard anything?

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Anonymous
Last week
08:55 15 Feb 17

Reply #625381

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Here come the excuses. Team in Poor form, and looking for something to hang their hat on. Can finish on top, win all the league awards they want, be favorites, means nothing come game day. Just ask GS Warriors.

GO HAWKS.

PS who is guarding Forman? Adelaide have proven they cannot guard the perimeter with stretch bigs.


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ROFLcopter
Last week
08:57 15 Feb 17

Reply #625382

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

+1

If Bevo uses him correctly, Oscar could tear them 6ers apart. Fingers crossed. lol


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Hendo8888
Last week
09:00 15 Feb 17

Reply #625383

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

It's funny, because that's exactly the response Joey gave.
He said that come Thursday, none of that will matter, they will be ready to go.


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AK-47
Last week
09:01 15 Feb 17

Reply #625384

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Anonymous,

Most of your post doesn't really deserve a response but I'll bite on the only legitimate part. I think Creek will guard Forman on the perimeter. I think if the Hawks expose Adelaide at the 4 we'll be forced to go smaller and play Creek there.


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Isaac
Last week
09:20 15 Feb 17

Reply #625386

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Deng is another option for Forman. Long enough to try and stop shots.

That said, remember that Forman has played fairly few minutes this season, though I hope Bevo noticed how effective that Clarke-Forman two-man setup was last game and tries it a lot more.


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KET
Last week
09:28 15 Feb 17

Reply #625387

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

That's really bad timing


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Anonymous
Last week
09:30 15 Feb 17

Reply #625388

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

So is there a bug or not? No one was able to clarify just started rebutting a Hawks fan? Doesn't matter what you try and do on oscar, he has been doing it too well for too long. If he is on, he will get open. He will drop 3s you have to make the others beat you.


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KET
Last week
09:42 15 Feb 17

Reply #625390

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Isaac got any inside knowledge on how to put your bro off his game?


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Anonymous
Last week
09:44 15 Feb 17

Reply #625392

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Threaten to tell mum that he was smoking.


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Dazzamaniac
Last week
09:46 15 Feb 17

Reply #625393

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Wildcats are the still the underdogs no matter how sick the league leading, 'inor premiership winning, MVP, coach of the year and most improved player having Sixers are.


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Fundingsland
Last week
09:49 15 Feb 17

Reply #625394

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

It was on the news last night that 3 guys are suffering from colds

Joey said they will all be playing


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Anonymous
Last week
09:51 15 Feb 17

Reply #625395

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Joey had the sniffles for a few days after he got ejected recently. Boti tried to warm him up with a bowl of hot bullshit soup so hopefully he is over his illness.


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Brunson
Last week
10:34 15 Feb 17

Reply #625400

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

lol at all this talk that Oscar will be the one to stop. To stop him being effective is simple.

1. When he sets pick and rolls he will always pop to 3 point line so the defender just has to stay with him and other players have to be ready to rotate onto the guy with the ball if required.

2. If he is on the wing and someone drives middle the defender can't help out (must stay at home on him). The rest of the players have to rotate.

3. If he gets the ball at 3 point line assume he is going to shoot it, so put a hand up immediately and make him put it on the floor. He is average at driving. If he does drive don't bail him out by fouling him.

Joey knows this and will instruct his team these things. They did it effectively well in the 3rd game they played.

On the offensive end go at him EVERY TIME as he is a poor defender. Don't settle for fade away shots over him, instead take it straight into him. It will be a possible easy score or he will foul.

Clarke is the one the Sixers need to be worried about.


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Dave
Last week
10:35 15 Feb 17

Reply #625401

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

The fact that Adelaide are getting some over the heat usually directed at the Cats this time of year make me feel like we have achieved something...


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KET
Last week
10:38 15 Feb 17

Reply #625403

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Agreed, Clarke will be the trouble maker


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Zodiac
Last week
10:53 15 Feb 17

Reply #625406

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

In the article about it after yesterday's training I think it said DJ & Drmic didn't train and that was why Drmic left the NBL Awards night early and Creek excepted his award for him.


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Zodiac
Last week
10:53 15 Feb 17

Reply #625407

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

accepted


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Tornado
Last week
10:54 15 Feb 17

Reply #625409

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Yep...DJ & Drmnic under a cloud with gastro/food poisoning.


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Hendo8888
Last week
12:42 15 Feb 17

Reply #625426

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Hodgson too. Though less severe.


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Isaac
Last week
12:59 15 Feb 17

Reply #625434

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Isaac got any inside knowledge on how to put your bro off his game?
Nothing that every coach and player in the league wouldn't already know and try. Hope he doesn't get hot, and try to draw fouls. With the latter, if he's only playing 5-10 minutes, the option might be limited and foul trouble is less likely to be an issue.


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Boomers fan
Last week
13:08 15 Feb 17

Reply #625441

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Randle whinging about the Hawks being dirty, the 36ers Twitter account sending some smug messages to the Hawks, an alleged sickness permeating through the camp - don't really like what i'm hearing from the Hawks.

Would not surprise me one bit if the Hawks knocked them off. Reminds me of when Melbourne United came into last years playoffs, thinking they were borderline unbeatable.


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Anonymous
Last week
13:10 15 Feb 17

Reply #625443

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

worrying signs for Adelaide fans that the team is already preparing the excuses


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Brunson
Last week
13:11 15 Feb 17

Reply #625444

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Boomers fan "Would not surprise me one bit if the Hawks knocked them off."

It shouldn't be a surprise anyway as the league is so tight any team could come out on top.


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Anonymous
Last week
13:13 15 Feb 17

Reply #625445

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

^ exactly right Brunson.


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Chairman Of The Bored
Last week
13:18 15 Feb 17

Reply #625448

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

I don't think they're excuses as such, it doesn't seem like it's all a fabrication. Drmic was at the awards but left when he came down crook and he couldn't even accept his award. Maybe I'm naive, but it seems legit.

Probably shouldn't have ordered the Sweet n' Sour Hawk.


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Tornado
Last week
13:43 15 Feb 17

Reply #625452

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Why are they excuses if they are legit and half the league saw it...FFS some people just hate for the sake of hating!


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Dave
Last week
13:50 15 Feb 17

Reply #625455

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Don't think the twitter messages are smug as much as a bit of banter to get some interaction going on a platform that we have all complained doesn't get used enough?


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Anonymous
Last week
15:01 15 Feb 17

Reply #625465

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

I'm a 36er fan and I'm not making any excuses. Not this time of year, nice try at the antogonising though.


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ME
Last week
15:17 15 Feb 17

Reply #625470

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

People do get sick. Drmic has very obviously and clearly been sick. There are no excuses being made. I am very sure the team actually wants to win. I expect they will play, play well, and beat Wollongong tomorrow night. Talk of the contrary is idiocy.


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Anonymous
Last week
15:54 15 Feb 17

Reply #625499

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

ME, haters gonna hate at this stage of season.


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Anonymous
Last week
15:56 15 Feb 17

Reply #625500

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

So many people coming out the woodwork with "Sixers gunna lose" this week. Obviously just trying to get a rise out of Sixer nation.


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XY
Last week
16:01 15 Feb 17

Reply #625505

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

The way I see it, the Sixers might lose. Either that or they will win.

Anyone who believes they have the power of perfect prediction in this topsy-turvy season is trolling.


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FSTOS
Last week
17:33 15 Feb 17

Reply #625534

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Probably caught the bug off each other with all that group stage invading they did for every INDIVIDUAL award at the awards night.

Starting to come across as a bunch of tools. Where I was once a bit of a fan of this team and what Joey has done with them I now just hope they get smashed.


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FSTOS
Last week
17:34 15 Feb 17

Reply #625536

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

I should have said overly cocky tools.

Might be wrong, probably am but that's how they have come across to me of late.


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Anonymous
Last week
18:07 15 Feb 17

Reply #625539

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Fstos, you sound bitter. Were you not asked to go up on stage aswell? Geez it's about team unity and this team which started out being predicted to finish bottom by myself included is now on the doorsteps of greatness. Good luck to them, it's really just forum posts like that from fstos that show the tool factor. How pathetic.


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FSTOS
Last week
18:21 15 Feb 17

Reply #625543

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Serious. All the Randle BS about Hawks thugs, the over the top homie act at the awards and just other little things.

All I said is that they come across to me as overly cocky. I liked them a lot more when they were just playing their arses and overachieving.

Said I am probably wrong but my perception is that I now don't like them as much as I used too. Bitter....not nearly...hoping my Hawks smash them.....a hell of a lot more than I would have a few months ago.


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Train
Last week
18:27 15 Feb 17

Reply #625544

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

So what your saying is you liked them before they were being successful :P

OMG - 36ers have become the new Wildcats hehe.


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Anonymous
Last week
18:31 15 Feb 17

Reply #625546

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Fstos i didn't realise you were a Hawks fan. Less butter and more fan emotion I get it a bit more now. All good, I for one hated the like of James ennis because he was so damn good and so damn in the spotlight, basically i was just hating on a superstar because he wasn't my superstar. Jeromes homie routine is more about an African American not loving the spotlight on him unless he is on a basketball court. He did say much at all that was over the top on that stage.

And Xy agree both series will be so tight hard to pick a winner, but gut says adelaide has been waiting impatiently for this stuff to start so hope they click back into gear.


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Anonymous
Last week
18:40 15 Feb 17

Reply #625547

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

FSTOS = Fan since the old Snakepit


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Johnson
Last week
18:46 15 Feb 17

Reply #625548

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Randle is sick.What's Randle trying to achieve by saying the Hawks are a dirty team.I'm sure they play the game no harder than other teams like Perth and Cairns.I think he just likes to get under there skin but the Hawks should just say to him no worries Ant Man.I remember when he first came into the league last year Homicide Williams asked him if he liked the nickname Ant Man and he said he hates it.If Randle is on the floor the closest Hawk should step on Ant Man and squash him then he can call them dirty.


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cats 4 life
Last week
19:50 15 Feb 17

Reply #625563

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Good to see a team other than Perth getting drilled! It's playoffs time, what do you expect is going to happen, it ain't netball season is it? Time for teams to play with a bit of nuts.


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ROFLcopter
Last week
20:55 15 Feb 17

Reply #625570

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Yep, the banter is almost as good as the games :P

Hope the 6ers are swept!


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Anonymous
Last week
22:13 15 Feb 17

Reply #625572

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

NBL is definitely made more interesting by our online community of special people.


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Anonymous
Last week
22:54 15 Feb 17

Reply #625580

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Sixers swept and Perff lose too!


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Zodiac
Last week
23:20 15 Feb 17

Reply #625587

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

DJ & Hodgson both trained today, Drmic the only one still struggling now.


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Anonymous
Last week
01:17 16 Feb 17

Reply #625595

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

So after all the whining and moaning at adelaide being a good basketball team
And all, zodiac finally gives some actual info in relation to the thread! That's great news in the scheme of it, hopefully drimic is able to contribute come game time, but worst case the major contributors sound like they will be ready!


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Anonymous
Last week
10:29 16 Feb 17

Reply #625601

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

Not sure what the big deal about this mystery illness is. The women in my office all have their periods synched so its no surprise its happened in the Sixers camp.


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ROFLcopter
Last week
11:07 16 Feb 17

Reply #625605

re: Sixers players suffering illness?

^^^ PMSL

Quality sledge from Anon!


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