Anonymous
Two years ago

United vs Breakers, Oct 22

"Less than 1,000 tickets to go for United's first home game this Sunday, 3pm at Hisense Arena"

Nice, it's going to be a sellout.

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Aussie  
Two years ago

What is the capacity?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

10,500

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

On track to get more than the 9528 the Detroit Pistons got at their home opener in their new stadium.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

LOL @ Detroit

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AC  
Two years ago

As a dual Aussie-Kiwi citizen (first born in Melbourne from an NZ family), this is always the toughest match up each season for me. My biased opinion refers to my belief there is nobody prouder of their heritage in Australia than a Kiwi, so I'd say the high ticket sales come from a strong Breakers fanbase.

Either way there's always a great energy in the arena during this match up!

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Yinka Dare  
Two years ago

Melbournes population is about 5 million. Detroit has about 700,000.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Melb has 3.6 Million, including far reaching outer suburbs.

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Kenny Mayne  
Two years ago

You're comparing Detroit inner city only without its metro area vs. whole Melbourne metro area. What a comical comparison.

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Isaac  
Two years ago

Metro Detroit is 4.3 million people.

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Zodiac  
Two years ago

It's still smaller than Melbourne which has a population of 4.7 million.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Too bad Hisense isn't the same capacity as Perth Arena otherwise Utd could have a pissing contest re: crowd numbers with Perth all season long.

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Luuuc  
Two years ago

10k would be a great result, regardless of what happens in another country where basketball is a top tier sport, and whose competition is the world's premier league.

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Cats 4 life  
Two years ago

Breakers know how to wreck a party seen it 1st hand, crowd won't phase them. Adelaide are another team that don't care where they play.

Saying that, United 1st home game should put on a show. My man cp23 to have a blinder.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Move United to Rod Laver just for the Perth/Melbourne pissing contest

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Agreed.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Nice work Tigers crowd

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Is LV there? Hopefully so as it will save us from him treating this site as his own personal blog.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

No LV haterz pls

kthx

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Yet another strange noise from Greer today

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

He is quite the strange boy.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Sosa looking good.

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Fool  
Two years ago

Whats the crowd atmosphere like?

Seems rather quite on the tv coverage

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J  
Two years ago

United giving away lots of fouls again, maybe they need to work on that side of the ball.. .

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AngusH  
Two years ago

They really should've proofed this Homicide fantasy clip... graffiti of a dick on the wall in the opening scene.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Nah, it's the refs' fault!

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Hahaha that's awesome Angus.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Was that Corletto in the crowd?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

HT MEL 43-45 NZB

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UseTaHoop  
Two years ago

Which commentator confused sample size with %?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Wesley is up there for the biggest flog in the nbl. Hard to take the title off Goulding though

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AC  
Two years ago

Zero energy here in the arena. Crowd not that into it.

United doesn't seem to be clicking. Goulding again with no game and playing NikeSB's wondering why he's constantly rolling his ankles. Ware Jr looking bored and can't find his shot.

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Btown  
Two years ago

MU attitude problems?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

United are cooked.

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AngusH  
Two years ago

Nothing quite like smashing the Kings to build up a team's confidence.

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56  
Two years ago

Hmmmm 18 to 10 foul count. Maybe Melbourne need to work on that and it wasnt just home cooking in perth....

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

NZ with double the amount of freethrows. We sure this isn't at Perth Arena?

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AC  
Two years ago

The calls have been soft and often weird...

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J  
Two years ago

7.05 no foul
6.36 no foul
Etc....

Lol

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Melb Utd are just not that good.

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AngusH  
Two years ago

Goulding made the 3, but Prather twice ignores Andersen posting up Shea....

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Btown  
Two years ago

"NZ with double the amount of freethrows. We sure this isn't at Perth Arena?"

Well they tell us that's the reason, maybe it was just the team after all

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Abercrombie with the retarded three shot, airballed then Melb get it down to eight. Could be the turning point.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Breakers lazy O, Melb back in it.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Bball is a game of runs

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AngusH  
Two years ago

Breakers playing like they are now down 12.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

NZ three bad three attempts in a row, two of which airballed. WTF

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

NZ have gone full retard mode, just jacking up threes. Lazy.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Goulding injured? He got subbed out and then is crying on the bench.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Those NikeSB's yo

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

NZ tried to give it away but Melbourne can't get back into the game. 12 point margin yet again.

3QT MEL 60-72 NZB

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Btown  
Two years ago

Lucky they are half way through their series with Adelaide before Childress comes in.

Don't see any offense synchronicity where nz are making the passes to find better shots.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Not enough role players at Melbourne in the starters

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Vodka63  
Two years ago

Goulding is to Melbourne what Matthew Richardson was to Richmond. A star when he is on but most of the time his terrible body language and constant whining to the refs just sucks the energy out of the team

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Breakers are being made to look good due to Utd. NZ just jacking up threes but it's enough for a nice lead.

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Btown  
Two years ago

Give up the o-rebound at the rim of a free throw, oh dear.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

This is all Perth's fault.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Casper Ware is having a mare

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AngusH  
Two years ago

NZ are like Cairns, never a favourite on paper but the core of their guys have played together long enough that they can beat anyone on any given night.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Why is Darryl Corletto dressed like a farmer?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Goulding is either injured or too cooked for Vickerman to put him back in.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Wow Utd are terrible.

and Goulding is out there lol but invisible.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Ili carving up the no D Utd.

I blame Perth for it.

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Btown  
Two years ago

I like how in the timeout without 7min left, MU coach tells the players to not shoot early. Now 3 minutes left and every play between then and now they shot early in the shot clock.

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Fool  
Two years ago

Perth vs daylight GF locked in

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Can't wait for LV's take on the game... LOL

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Btown  
Two years ago

Does he pull the starters with a left again

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Is Goulding cooked? Thoughts.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

hahahaha Btown

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Abercrombie four point play.

Tai Wesley isn't that sharp.

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Zodiac  
Two years ago

Melbourne then daylight.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

... in terms of value for money vs. performance

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Keep spending, United.

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Btown  
Two years ago

Obligatory OKC 1 point comment.

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Btown  
Two years ago

Oh Melbourne fans can boo a hurt player. Thought Perth fans were meant to be the dirty ones

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

FT MEL 76-88 NZB

Oh me oh my!

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Geez NZ were $11 to win 11+

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

No Penney for NZB.

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Two years ago


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Anonymous  
Two years ago

LOL @ A-League

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PyroCross  
Two years ago

Without Kirk Penney. Stunning.

Shea Ili is going to terrorise backup Point Guards in the NBL this season. What a fourth quarter of control when we couldn't buy a bucket.

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Isaac  
Two years ago

I was watching the stats during the game thinking "Melbourne are on the road, so maybe it's fair enough." Oops, at home and Breakers without Penney. They won't be happy with that result!

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Btown  
Two years ago

30 free throws to 19...

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FM  
Two years ago

Maybe the systemic problems Melbourne have had are born in the locker room and not the cash Cheque.

Joey hasn't persued Goulding which makes me wonder is he a locker room cancer?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Good point, the only Joey disciple who never relinked up with him after Bris/GC era.

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Camel 31  
Two years ago

perhaps melbourne believed they were pretty good.. no probs here at home v nz.....

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J  
Two years ago

United have too few two way players, Prather and Boone only really. Goylding is a horrible defender

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Interesting point about crowds - why don't Melbourne play at Rod Laver Arena?

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Isaac  
Two years ago

Biggest opening crowd in Melbourne since 1998. 10,300. Good stuff for the league.

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Tom  
Two years ago

I like Dean Vickerman, but that had to be the numbskull call of the season playing Goulding so much. Nice result for Breakers, scoring spread around with Abercrombie stepping up for Penney.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Wesley played to much as well, probably ware as well, would've like to see more Adnam and Moller. Coach got believe more.

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KAS  
Two years ago

Melbourne certainly was not at it's best today but
- Melbourne have just come off a 4 game away road trip including US
- Goulding just had his appendix out

They will be alright

GO UNITED!

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Goulding was crying on the bench after a sub out. Anyone care to share more light on this?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

His Aunt Flo is visiting.

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LoveBroker  
Two years ago

The surgeon took out the wrong body part from Goulding?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

There aren't enough basketballs for the United. They look good when its going well, very selfish when its not, Vickerman has his work cut out for him, hopefully he can get some buy in for all the money they spending.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Said before a ball was bounced, not enough balls for all United players. Ware trying to play team affects his natural game style, Wesley shoot happy, Anderson certainly likes to shoot it and Prather needs a lot ball as well, Vickerman going to have to work hard with more rotations. Goulding also likes to have it and shoot it.

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Luuuc  
Two years ago

United will be fine IMO. I think they'll work it out. Vickerman is no Demopoulos.

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LV  
Two years ago

United won't win many games if Casper and Goulding keep playing like that.

Goulding is a confidence player and just hasn't found his rhythm yet. It'll come.

It will be rare that they both have an off night at the same time.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Did United get the home court calls they didn't get against the Wildcats?

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Thunder Jam  
Two years ago

Waiting for LK to announce Kleenex as the official tissue sponsor for Goulding!

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Haha, that's brilliant Thunder Jam!

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