Jack Toft
Last month

#42495

Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

1 v 2

What more can you say about that? Plenty, but let's hear from those Perth fans chaffing at the bit to have their say.

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AngusH
Last month
09:43 12 Jan 18

Reply #665610

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Lots of good matchups, Felix-Tokoto in particular. Melbourne have been better lately and I think if anyone can win in Perth right now it's probably them.


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Hogwash
Last month
09:53 12 Jan 18

Reply #665611

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Game of the round.
Got a feeling Melbourne might get this.


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Luuuc
Last month
09:58 12 Jan 18

Reply #665612

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Cats were again unconvincing vs Sydney so yeah we're going to have to step it up a level to win tonight.
It's our first home game for 4 weeks and a big crowd is expected so hopefully that energy helps push the guys over the line and dissuade the refs from making any judgement calls in Melbourne's favour ;)


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
09:59 12 Jan 18

Reply #665613

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I'm tellin' you right now. Air Tokoto and Carrick the Cat Felix will be what I wanna see.

I always tip against Perth but tonight I'm serious. Ey listen. There is no way Perth is getting out of the Jungle tonight with a 'W'. CG43 and my man Casper are coming in to light it up. You heard it here first


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Cats 4 life
Last month
10:01 12 Jan 18

Reply #665614

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I hear that all the time, hopefully it's a good game.


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HomicideRulz
Last month
10:23 12 Jan 18

Reply #665617

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Ok first of all, listen.

I'm telling you right now. The key to this GAME, is Tokoto and Fellix.

They are two of the best small forwards in this league.

And you can't forget about my main man CG43. He's been waiting on this GAME since Perth played them last in Melbourne.

Ok Perth won that game by damn near 40 points. But I'm telling you. That is in the past. That isn't this GAME.

Melbourne are rollin. First of all, again, they have the second best backcourt in this league. The first of course, is my man Sosa and New Bill, but lets focus on this GAME.

I'm telling you. This is a man's Game. These players, they feed their wives and children with their pay cheques.

There are no players from new york in this game, but that doesn't matter. My man Casper Ware played against Russel Westbrook, and gave him the work. Westbrook is a MVP candidate of that league, and you know who else guarded him. Surfer boy, Kyle Adnam.

Once you play against those NBA caliber players, you look at the GAME differently. You have a different mind set.

Melbourne have one six straight. Going for their seventh in Perth, in this GAME.

If Perth lose this GAME, it will be their third home loss in four GAMES and they will lose top spot on the ladder.

The wheels are falling off Perth, and I can't wait to see what the Melbourne United have in store for the red army at this GAME.

Also look at my shoes. They are sneakers, but I'm wearing a suit. Wavvy!


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AngusH
Last month
10:35 12 Jan 18

Reply #665618

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I have to say, mighty fine impression!


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Anonymous
Last month
10:46 12 Jan 18

Reply #665619

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Anyone tipping against Perth at home don't give the champs the credit they deserve. Melbournes form hasn't been that spectacular in spite of the wins, you're not giving Perth 15 plus point start and winning. Hopefully a great game and I'd love to see Melbourne win but I doubt it.


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Bear
Last month
10:50 12 Jan 18

Reply #665621

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

we all read that in homicides voice right?


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
11:04 12 Jan 18

Reply #665622

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Man, he even got the "wavvy" in there


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Anonymous
Last month
11:48 12 Jan 18

Reply #665626

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Needed a guarantee, but brilliant work!,


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Ash
Last month
13:23 12 Jan 18

Reply #665635

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

@Bear
"we all read that in homicides voice right?"

100%


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Anonymous
Last month
13:24 12 Jan 18

Reply #665636

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I think that was the point.


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HomicideRulz
Last month
13:51 12 Jan 18

Reply #665638

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I guarantee, I wrote it in his voice ;)


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Jack Toft
Last month
15:11 12 Jan 18

Reply #665647

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

@HomicideRulz good work


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LoveBroker
Last month
15:22 12 Jan 18

Reply #665649

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I'm tipping Melbourne.

Perth's fade outs against Illawarra, Adelaide and almost losing to Sydney shows me they are not playing at their best where United are improving.


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Splinky
Last month
15:23 12 Jan 18

Reply #665650

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

That was the best post I've read here in ages. And I read it in the Homicide voice.

All it was missing, was the "Red-HAAGE, I'm tellin' ya..."


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Anonymous
Last month
15:25 12 Jan 18

Reply #665651

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Everyone commented that United have the greatest potential, and they are finally playing well. Nice to see.

Cats have matched up pretty well in the past, but each time United have had some starters not scoring well. I think it will be a different look tonight.

Also, Tokoto's offensive production has been down a little, and this season opposition teams have learned to exploit Cotton's lesser size and strength in defense.

I think Brandt can use his size and strength effectively against United's front court though.

Hope for a high standard, competitive game.


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Anonymous
Last month
15:26 12 Jan 18

Reply #665652

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Melb barely beat Hawks last game.


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Ricky
Last month
15:29 12 Jan 18

Reply #665653

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Cooke double double if Boone gets into foul trouble..


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Cats 4 life
Last month
16:39 12 Jan 18

Reply #665660

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Beat Illawarra twice, once without 3 of there starting 5 missing, Brisbane by one and Illawarra lost that game.

Wouldn't surprise me if United win, they have the best talent according to everyone.

It's about consistently winning against Perth and New Zealand is when you can be considered legit.

If Allen is in town Perth are screwed, still be colour blind and think United are blue.


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AKA
Last month
17:02 12 Jan 18

Reply #665664

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

The main difference between United teams of the past couple of seasons and this United squad is the coach. With Vickerman at the helm they garner an element of trust in terms of what they'll bring to each contest. That can't be said for United outfits coached by Demopoloustanisaganki. I think the Cats will get the win tonight with the game being in Perth and I think this will be the GF match-up in a month or so.


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Kas
Last month
17:15 12 Jan 18

Reply #665665

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

With United having Anderson & Majok out - i think the key will be how the remaining United bigs play - how they rebound and if they get into foul trouble.

Go United!!


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Hogwash
Last month
17:21 12 Jan 18

Reply #665666

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Grand final preview tonight.
Melbourne have come along way since Perth wrecked them by 30+ last time they met


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Camel 31
Last month
17:34 12 Jan 18

Reply #665668

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Perth only moderate last game .
United in pretty good form.
Not sure , so go for home team...


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Anonymous
Last month
17:37 12 Jan 18

Reply #665669

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

The fact Melb barely beat Hawks last game seems to be ignored.


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Kas
Last month
17:45 12 Jan 18

Reply #665670

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

so should the fact that the last time Perth played in Illawarra they lost by 12 be ignored?


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Anonymous
Last month
17:48 12 Jan 18

Reply #665671

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

No because no one is pumping up Perth on here.


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Anonymous
Last month
17:51 12 Jan 18

Reply #665672

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Perth's slump was a tough road stretch for them. They played bad in parts but not many teams would have done better. They'll bounce back tonight.


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Anonymous
Last month
18:02 12 Jan 18

Reply #665674

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

United have been flat-track bullies so far this season imo. Backing up last weeks win over the Hawks with a win tonight over top of the table Cats could change my opinion on that.


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Cats 4 life
Last month
18:12 12 Jan 18

Reply #665675

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Equal top


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Anonymous
Last month
18:13 12 Jan 18

Reply #665676

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Perth had no damp in the loss in Illawarra


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
18:26 12 Jan 18

Reply #665679

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I'm starting to worry about Majok. What are the chances he doesn't come back this season? Also, if Andersen's problem is plantar fasciitis then his health is doomed to lottery status for the rest of the season.


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Anonymous
Last month
18:34 12 Jan 18

Reply #665680

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I think Perth will win this but Melbourne have done well covering the loss of Prather, Anderson and Majok the last month.


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Anonymous
Last month
19:05 12 Jan 18

Reply #665686

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Looking forward to this one. As a united fan i'd love to see them come out with a win but man.. Perth in Perth is as tough as it gets.

The crowd really get behind thier team and combine that with likes of JP, Cotton and Martin, Perth will be too good i think.

Kudos to Perth's recruiting, they lose a superstar like Prather and then replace him with JP, who is even better.


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
19:17 12 Jan 18

Reply #665687

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

JP is not better than Prather


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
19:18 12 Jan 18

Reply #665688

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

And technically they replaced Prather with Devondrick Walker


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
19:19 12 Jan 18

Reply #665690

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

But that shouldn't matter, I'm just infuriated you think Air JP is better. He ain't that


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Pete Evans
Last month
19:23 12 Jan 18

Reply #665691

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Your opinions are annoying.


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
19:31 12 Jan 18

Reply #665692

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Get outta my kitchen bish


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Pete Evans
Last month
19:34 12 Jan 18

Reply #665693

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Prather has regressed, while JP hasn't reached top gear yet. Loving it.


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
19:44 12 Jan 18

Reply #665694

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Tokoto Air JP has actually regressed imo over the course of the season.

Prather had a new team so needed to adjust to United's way. There's that plus the fact that the league has him well scouted by now.

The scout is out on Pierre now and he's been feeling the effects.

Also, Perth's style is pretty much 'get the ball to the spots our players like it and let them use their talent to make plays'. A star's numbers will always be better in that situation on a Perth team with half the scoring talent of one like 2017/18 United.


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Anonymous
Last month
20:00 12 Jan 18

Reply #665695

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Not sure who damp is but I assume he meant damo


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Anonymous
Last month
20:00 12 Jan 18

Reply #665696

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Not sure who damp is but I assume he meant damo


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Anonymous
Last month
20:02 12 Jan 18

Reply #665697

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

JP is better then Prather


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Anonymous
Last month
20:02 12 Jan 18

Reply #665698

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Like it wasn't redundant enough the first time you posted it.


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Kas
Last month
20:17 12 Jan 18

Reply #665699

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Majok is supposed to be back in 2-3 weeks and Anderson was having a fitness test this week - and as someone who has plantar fasciitis i really sympathise with Anderson


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
20:25 12 Jan 18

Reply #665700

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Didn't they know about Andersen's problem 3+ weeks ago?

Just tear the tendon surgically? It's usually an 8-week recovery so he'd have come back right on playoffs.


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Ulio
Last month
20:28 12 Jan 18

Reply #665701

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Perth tired against sydney afta road trip but still won. JP better than CP at same point in career. MU all talk need to prove themselves. Homicide is dumb.


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Anonymous
Last month
20:33 12 Jan 18

Reply #665703

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Melbourne certainly played better with out CP, but not certain that make Tokoto better. Didn't CP leave Perth because he didn't want to play second fiddle to Cotton.


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koberulz
Last month
21:01 12 Jan 18

Reply #665705

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Melbourne played better without Goulding, too. It's a matter of usage distribution, not of relative talent.


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Anonymous
Last month
21:03 12 Jan 18

Reply #665706

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

United win, chur Homicide


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Anonymous
Last month
21:04 12 Jan 18

Reply #665707

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Oh, Williams is predicting a Perth win. Congrats Melbourne.


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Anonymous
Last month
21:08 12 Jan 18

Reply #665708

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Block that! Wow JP wow


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Anonymous
Last month
21:08 12 Jan 18

Reply #665709

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I was saying Josh Boourns


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Anonymous
Last month
21:14 12 Jan 18

Reply #665710

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

How is it anyone can bump Cotton with illegal D on the arc, but walker touching a player off the ball is a foul?


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Fool
Last month
21:16 12 Jan 18

Reply #665711

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Its happening....

Gift fouls to melb. And some odd no calls at the other end

Take the fine and whinge in press conferences, the key to winning games


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Anonymous
Last month
21:18 12 Jan 18

Reply #665712

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Wagstaff jumps into Felix lol


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
21:19 12 Jan 18

Reply #665713

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Refs still hazing the newbie


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Anonymous
Last month
21:19 12 Jan 18

Reply #665714

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Both teams missing easy shots


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Anonymous
Last month
21:21 12 Jan 18

Reply #665715

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Felix moved into Wagstaff, and put an arm around him, then Wagstaff moved.


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Anonymous
Last month
21:21 12 Jan 18

Reply #665716

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Wesley doesn't have a lot of skills? Lol what?


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
21:21 12 Jan 18

Reply #665717

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Tokoto's jumper is all arm.

What'd I keep saying early in the season? Can't trust that. People wanted to label him a shooter after like 3 games


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AussiePride
Last month
21:22 12 Jan 18

Reply #665718

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Barlow with the death bed 3!


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Anonymous
Last month
21:22 12 Jan 18

Reply #665719

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Felix got the advantage bumping Tokoto on his drive. No favour there.


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Anonymous
Last month
21:24 12 Jan 18

Reply #665720

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

The reffing here is a complete joke. Vickerman getting his moneys worth, did they even fine him? United should not be up 5, wildcats nit getting a couple 100% calls that would have put them at the line.


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AussiePride
Last month
21:25 12 Jan 18

Reply #665721

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Judging by some of Homicide's comments towards the end of the quarter he has been reading this thread and is copying the words of one of the posters!


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
21:27 12 Jan 18

Reply #665722

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Felix the Cat baby


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Anonymous
Last month
21:35 12 Jan 18

Reply #665723

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Foul court favouring cats and yet the refs favouring Melbourne. Lmao


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
21:37 12 Jan 18

Reply #665724

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Cotton ain't a killer 24/7. Doesn't have the mentality. He's only a genuine killer when confident.


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56
Last month
21:44 12 Jan 18

Reply #665726

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Fair call slight extension on walkers arm when contact was made. Not all perth fans are wankers.


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Anonymous
Last month
21:44 12 Jan 18

Reply #665727

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Wow, terrible decision by Walker. That's just poor judgement.


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Anonymous
Last month
21:47 12 Jan 18

Reply #665728

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Cotton looks breathless.


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Anonymous
Last month
21:47 12 Jan 18

Reply #665729

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Is NBL TV working for anyone?


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Anonymous
Last month
21:49 12 Jan 18

Reply #665730

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

nbl.tv working for me.

Gleeson asking for too many calls. Really crying wolf, imo. I think his legit claims just get lost in noise.


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Fool
Last month
21:50 12 Jan 18

Reply #665731

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

My foxtel is working fine so dont know about nbltv


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Anonymous
Last month
21:51 12 Jan 18

Reply #665732

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

ooh, Wagstaff manufacturing a call there, imo. Moller has to learn from that.


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Anonymous
Last month
21:57 12 Jan 18

Reply #665733

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

If thats a foul against cotton in wares drive the surely cotton sbould be getting the same call at the other end? Pretty sure when a big man switches onto him they infringe more than he did against ware! Personally a little let them play would be great.


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
21:57 12 Jan 18

Reply #665734

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I went back and checked that shot clock violation and it should've literally been around 1.7sec.


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
22:00 12 Jan 18

Reply #665735

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Make that 1.8 seconds. Clock read 15.8 seconds left at the kicked ball.

Ineptitude


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Luuuc
Last month
22:00 12 Jan 18

Reply #665736

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Hard game to ref when they're trying to call it this tight.


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Luuuc
Last month
22:00 12 Jan 18

Reply #665737

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Hard game to ref when they're trying to call it this tight.


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Anonymous
Last month
22:02 12 Jan 18

Reply #665738

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Then dont try and ref above your capabilities


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koberulz
Last month
22:02 12 Jan 18

Reply #665739

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Pretty sure the review would have been to the whistle, not the buzzer.


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Anonymous
Last month
22:05 12 Jan 18

Reply #665740

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Shane stop bleaching ur hair man. You are in ur 40's


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Anonymous
Last month
22:07 12 Jan 18

Reply #665741

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Good game, Hooley and Moller have improved immensely, f..k Moller got long arms.


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Fool
Last month
22:14 12 Jan 18

Reply #665742

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Ummmmmmmm......


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Anonymous
Last month
22:14 12 Jan 18

Reply #665743

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Huge no cal leads to a bone head play. Massive chamge of the game right there. Joke


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
22:16 12 Jan 18

Reply #665744

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Kobe, it's either one of two things: ineptitude from refs or ineptitude from Fiba.

I doubt Fiba rules say that in stoppage situations, refs whistle is the definitive marker. Logic 100 per cent says that it should go by the clock. I'd be surprised if the refs were correct here


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Anonymous
Last month
22:16 12 Jan 18

Reply #665745

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

wtf he played the ball. useless refs


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56
Last month
22:17 12 Jan 18

Reply #665746

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

What was the tech on walker for?


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Spot Up
Last month
22:17 12 Jan 18

Reply #665747

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Walker doing that on 4 fouls is a joke..


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Anonymous
Last month
22:18 12 Jan 18

Reply #665748

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

bs tech


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Anonymous
Last month
22:21 12 Jan 18

Reply #665750

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Terrible decisions by Walker though. It was a bad reach. He shouldn't be reacting like that. Made a few bad decisions tonight.


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Anonymous
Last month
22:22 12 Jan 18

Reply #665751

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Yeah perth getting all the calls here....


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Anonymous
Last month
22:22 12 Jan 18

Reply #665752

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Didn't homocide say Wesley didn't have much skill at the start of the game lol


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Anonymous
Last month
22:23 12 Jan 18

Reply #665753

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I thought Perth get all the calls?


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koberulz
Last month
22:25 12 Jan 18

Reply #665754

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I doubt Fiba rules say that in stoppage situations, refs whistle is the definitive marker. Logic 100 per cent says that it should go by the clock. I'd be surprised if the refs were correct here
In that situation the violation isn't called if the defense gains clear and immediate control of the ball, so you don't have situations like in the NBA where a shot clock violation takes away a fast break opportunity. Mayberry held off on the whistle because it looked like Moller would come up with the rebound. In that situation the buzzer doesn't control the call.


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Anonymous
Last month
22:25 12 Jan 18

Reply #665755

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Why is Tai Wesley such a wanker on court? Seems like a good guy off it.


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Anonymous
Last month
22:25 12 Jan 18

Reply #665756

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

So illegal om brandt but not the other end? If you wanted a game it just got ruined. Cats have stopped playing defence because everything is now a foul. I knkw this place is full of wildcats haters but if you wanted a good game of basketball the refs have fucked it competely


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Anonymous
Last month
22:26 12 Jan 18

Reply #665757

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Vague lmao why was he on


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Anonymous
Last month
22:26 12 Jan 18

Reply #665758

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

What was the holding call at 4:22 in Q3?


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Anonymous
Last month
22:27 12 Jan 18

Reply #665759

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Melb getting all the calls, pathetic weak minded refs who listened to the Vickerman whining


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Anonymous
Last month
22:27 12 Jan 18

Reply #665760

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Holy shit Kenny really?


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Anonymous
Last month
22:28 12 Jan 18

Reply #665761

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Also Gleeson bad rotations... hopeless


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Anonymous
Last month
22:30 12 Jan 18

Reply #665763

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Need a new import asap cats


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Anonymous
Last month
22:30 12 Jan 18

Reply #665764

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

JhahahA Perth floppeds


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Luuuc
Last month
22:31 12 Jan 18

Reply #665765

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Man ... how hard are we sucking right now.


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koberulz
Last month
22:31 12 Jan 18

Reply #665766

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

They have until next week to replace Cooke. Can't see it happening but they're not winning anything if they don't.


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Anonymous
Last month
22:32 12 Jan 18

Reply #665767

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

"So illegal om brandt but not the other end?"

I think it's the worst reffed violation in NBL this year. Horrible inconsistency.

Also, notice the pushing and holding on boards, and bumps off the ball. Calls are all over the place.


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Anonymous
Last month
22:32 12 Jan 18

Reply #665768

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

time for a stud import


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Anonymous
Last month
22:33 12 Jan 18

Reply #665769

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

HahA look at the freal supporters looking sad


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Anonymous
Last month
22:33 12 Jan 18

Reply #665770

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

get on the phones NOW


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Pickem
Last month
22:35 12 Jan 18

Reply #665772

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Homicide going full potato tonight


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Anonymous
Last month
22:35 12 Jan 18

Reply #665773

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Do you really need to rest starters before a break like that? I don't get why coaches do that these days.


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Hogwash
Last month
22:36 12 Jan 18

Reply #665774

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Melbourne will defeat Perth or NZ for the title.
Gleeson appears to have surrendered this game his rotations are shocking and all key bigs in foul trouble.

Also if Perth were to make import change time is fast running out


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Anonymous
Last month
22:37 12 Jan 18

Reply #665775

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

wouldn't mind a new coach for next season


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Anonymous
Last month
22:39 12 Jan 18

Reply #665776

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Boone gets no tech? No consistency at all


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Anonymous
Last month
22:40 12 Jan 18

Reply #665777

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

No travel on felix???


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Anonymous
Last month
22:41 12 Jan 18

Reply #665778

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

This league is ruined.


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Pickem
Last month
22:43 12 Jan 18

Reply #665779

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

lol, the f@cking perth fan in this thread isn't far behind.. top of the ladder, wants coach sacked, wants new import


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Anonymous
Last month
22:44 12 Jan 18

Reply #665780

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

No new import we aren't threepeating it's simple :(


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Anonymous
Last month
22:45 12 Jan 18

Reply #665781

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Thats a fifth foul worthy is it?


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Anonymous
Last month
22:45 12 Jan 18

Reply #665782

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

So cats fans are now being criticised for being realists? lol


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Anonymous
Last month
22:45 12 Jan 18

Reply #665783

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Watching Moller has me wondering how good he could have been if his basketball development hadn't been interrupted by the AFL. Dude just has great length and mobility, but his skill-set, especially the fluidity of his shot, holds him back.


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Anonymous
Last month
22:45 12 Jan 18

Reply #665784

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Tokoto doing his thing, too bad Cotton is too passive


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Anonymous
Last month
22:47 12 Jan 18

Reply #665785

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

All clean from Damo. If anything Wesley reached over Damos shoulder after the clean steal.


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Anonymous
Last month
22:47 12 Jan 18

Reply #665786

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Moller was blinded by an irrelevant local sport. These kids can take over the world if they stick to bball the world is your oyster


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Pickem
Last month
22:48 12 Jan 18

Reply #665787

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Realists?? holy f**k where do you come from?


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Anonymous
Last month
22:48 12 Jan 18

Reply #665788

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Perth fans have high standards.


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Anonymous
Last month
22:49 12 Jan 18

Reply #665789

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

argh cotton


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Anonymous
Last month
22:50 12 Jan 18

Reply #665790

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

You'd sign Wesley as an import wouldn’t you. Solid player.


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Anonymous
Last month
22:50 12 Jan 18

Reply #665791

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

How come Wesley was able to elbow Damo?


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Anonymous
Last month
22:50 12 Jan 18

Reply #665792

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Wesley playing to stay in the NBL due to his situation clearly


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Pickem
Last month
22:51 12 Jan 18

Reply #665793

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Perth fans lucky people far smarter and more rational than them run their club


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Anonymous
Last month
22:51 12 Jan 18

Reply #665794

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Wesley the hog got lucky there


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Anonymous
Last month
22:53 12 Jan 18

Reply #665795

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

ffs cotton a turover machine


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Anonymous
Last month
22:55 12 Jan 18

Reply #665796

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

that shot was going in pathetic if not counted


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Anonymous
Last month
22:55 12 Jan 18

Reply #665797

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

It was of moller


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Anonymous
Last month
22:56 12 Jan 18

Reply #665798

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

FFS Moller got it


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Anonymous
Last month
22:57 12 Jan 18

Reply #665799

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

good call refs


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Anonymous
Last month
22:57 12 Jan 18

Reply #665800

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

thank you.gif


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Anonymous
Last month
22:58 12 Jan 18

Reply #665801

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Lolding


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Anonymous
Last month
22:58 12 Jan 18

Reply #665802

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

So the shooter is fair gane after he releases the layup? Disgraceful no call


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Anonymous
Last month
22:59 12 Jan 18

Reply #665803

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

CG travelled too.


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Anonymous
Last month
23:00 12 Jan 18

Reply #665804

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Damo gets absolutley flattened and its a no call?


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Anonymous
Last month
23:00 12 Jan 18

Reply #665805

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

how lucky shot clock nearly zero moller gets it


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Anonymous
Last month
23:01 12 Jan 18

Reply #665806

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I see what they all talk about with Perth and home cooking. Sheesh.


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Anonymous
Last month
23:02 12 Jan 18

Reply #665807

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Provide us with examples then.


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Anonymous
Last month
23:02 12 Jan 18

Reply #665808

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Damo was hit after he had landed. I probably wouldn't have called that.


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Anonymous
Last month
23:02 12 Jan 18

Reply #665809

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Perth refs trying to ice Casper..


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Anonymous
Last month
23:03 12 Jan 18

Reply #665810

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

"how lucky shot clock nearly zero moller gets it"

I think the Cats gave up on the play.


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Anonymous
Last month
23:04 12 Jan 18

Reply #665811

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Ive been bitching about melbourne getting the calls but that is a tech on tokoto, he threw ball at anotjer player! For fuck sake do your jon and make the call.


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Anonymous
Last month
23:04 12 Jan 18

Reply #665812

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

So he is fair game after he lands?


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Anonymous
Last month
23:06 12 Jan 18

Reply #665813

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Melb unddermanned and win. Cats need super new import. #1 seed in limbo now.


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Anonymous
Last month
23:06 12 Jan 18

Reply #665814

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Gleeson terrible coaching you need to go for ab3 not a 2 lol horrible


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Anonymous
Last month
23:08 12 Jan 18

Reply #665815

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Gleeson is such a nagger on the sideline. STFU you pig!


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Anonymous
Last month
23:08 12 Jan 18

Reply #665816

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

"So he is fair game after he lands?"

The play was over. NBL is already over officiated. I wouldn't call that.

It probably could be called within the rules. IMO, it is not one of the worse ref decisions this game.


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Anonymous
Last month
23:09 12 Jan 18

Reply #665817

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Perth actually needs a good scoring 4 not a 5 . Walker and gloppstaff are good bench players.


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koberulz
Last month
23:09 12 Jan 18

Reply #665818

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

WTF was Gleeson thinking on that last play?


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Fool
Last month
23:10 12 Jan 18

Reply #665819

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

@hogwash

'Melbourne will defeat Perth or NZ for the title.
Gleeson appears to have surrendered this game his rotations are shocking and all key bigs in foul trouble.

Also if Perth were to make import change time is fast running out'

Lol.... melbourne winning in finals.... good one


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Anonymous
Last month
23:10 12 Jan 18

Reply #665820

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Cotton was disappointing for me. Needs to fire up. JP was dreamy on the other hand.


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Anonymous
Last month
23:10 12 Jan 18

Reply #665821

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Flogstaff is washed up


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Anonymous
Last month
23:11 12 Jan 18

Reply #665822

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Cats need a stud import 4/5. Threepeat on the line, don't cheap out on us Wildcats HQ.


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Luuuc
Last month
23:12 12 Jan 18

Reply #665823

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

United's D was impressive. That's the template for how to beat us.


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koberulz
Last month
23:13 12 Jan 18

Reply #665824

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

It's too late to find now, I'd suggest. Oh well, worse things than not having to buy grand final tickets.


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Anonymous
Last month
23:15 12 Jan 18

Reply #665825

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I know it didn't really mean anything at the end, but what is the difference between the two points that Cotton was awareded when Moller slapped the ball off the rim and other instances where the ball is on the rim and it is slapped off and considered legal? It was not inside the cylinder, and it was going to go in, but so have other ones which were slapped off while 'live'. Legit question, not a gripe. Thanks.


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Anonymous
Last month
23:17 12 Jan 18

Reply #665826

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Because a foul was called before Moller slapped it off of the ring so once a foul is called play is no longer live, but dead.


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Fool
Last month
23:17 12 Jan 18

Reply #665827

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

You are allowed to tip the ball off the rim in live play. In that case the foul had already been called before moller tapped it out.


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Anonymous
Last month
23:18 12 Jan 18

Reply #665828

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Thanks gents. So no foul call, legal play?


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Jack Toft
Last month
23:19 12 Jan 18

Reply #665831

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Flogstaff......well done


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Anonymous
Last month
23:21 12 Jan 18

Reply #665833

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Felix is a way better fit for Melbourne then Prather.


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Anonymous
Last month
23:21 12 Jan 18

Reply #665834

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Gleeson with some of the most random rotations I've seen in a while. Feel sorry for vague, chucking him in the deep end like that. Then to refuse to put Cooke in..not only does a big get rebounds, also protects the paint, is a presence, set screens in offense, or even be an option for an easy 2. So painful to watch.


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56
Last month
23:21 12 Jan 18

Reply #665835

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

When are you allowed to airball than grab your own airball after landing? Isnt that a travel?
We played shit Marto was awful with the ball slowed it down on a couple plays when shouldn't have. Threw ball away couple times too. Also shooting 1 of 7 or something stupid.


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Anonymous
Last month
23:25 12 Jan 18

Reply #665836

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

If the git on damois ok why was it a foul on walker earlier in the game for holding his ground as goulding ran into him? As an afl player he should know front on contact is not allowed


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Anonymous
Last month
23:26 12 Jan 18

Reply #665837

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Also i said the no call on tokoto for throwing the ball into an opposition player was the worst no call of the game


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Anonymous
Last month
23:27 12 Jan 18

Reply #665839

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

With 20s to go and Melbourne missed 2nd FT, was it an airball? If so, should it have been a sideball, not playon?


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Anonymous
Last month
23:31 12 Jan 18

Reply #665841

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Grazed the front of the rim I think, Perth rebound.


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LV
Last month
23:35 12 Jan 18

Reply #665846

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Wow.

That was the most impressive win in Melbourne United's history.


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Big Sexy
Last month
23:36 12 Jan 18

Reply #665848

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Perth fans are the best, never change


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Anonymous
Last month
23:37 12 Jan 18

Reply #665849

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Look at the fouls on the big men that is why gleesons rotation was a mess. Why it took him so long to slide jp to the 4 is the most confusing thing


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Anonymous
Last month
23:38 12 Jan 18

Reply #665850

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Yeah, because being unhappy about a loss is soooo unique to only the Wildcats fanbase.


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koberulz
Last month
23:40 12 Jan 18

Reply #665851

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Vague didn't hit the floor until after Waxy fouled out. Hire never even suited, so Gleeson just ran out of bigs. Wagstaff was playing the 5 for most of the last quarter.

Why you'd have your three-point shooter inbounding for a drive down four with four seconds left, though...


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Luuuc
Last month
23:46 12 Jan 18

Reply #665852

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

So many "why would you..." questions tonight. It was like the whole team left their brains in Sydney.


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Anonymous
Last month
23:57 12 Jan 18

Reply #665856

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

"Grazed the front of the rim I think, Perth rebound"

That's the only explanation. But I'm sure I heard "airball" called out!!


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Anonymous
Last month
23:59 12 Jan 18

Reply #665858

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

"That's the only explanation. But I'm sure I heard "airball" called out!!"

I also heard "foul" and "chopped his arm" called out tons from Gleeson, but the replays showed otherwise. ;)


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Luuuc
Last month
00:00 13 Jan 18

Reply #665859

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Gleeson looked to be in vintage form tonight from where I was sitting. Amazed he wasn't T'd up.


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
00:01 13 Jan 18

Reply #665860

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Boone only played 20 minutes too. Makes the win even more impressive


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Anonymous
Last month
00:08 13 Jan 18

Reply #665865

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Bet the house in United. Happy days.
So where do you coach Koberulz?
Clearly you know it all.


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Train
Last month
00:15 13 Jan 18

Reply #665868

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Crazy game. Perth's offence was terrible at times. The NBL ain’t the 2 horse race it was for the last decade, United, 36ers, Breakers and even Hawks are showing they can stop the 3-peat.

Gutted to be in attendance for a loss but glad it was a close game. I fkn love this game


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Anonymous
Last month
00:18 13 Jan 18

Reply #665871

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Refs absolute garbage again. Definitely favoured United but they were also on the wrong end of some bad decisions too.

Sick of so many of these games being around the 50 foul mark with 10min quarters. No one wants to see a team in the bonus only half way through the quarter, and no one wants to see good players fouling out (Boone, Walker, Brandt) and others stars being in foul trouble (Felix, Martin, Cooke). Put the whistle away on all the soft calls. Amazing thing too is the number of calls that were inconsistent and 'should' have been called with the way these refs were calling the game, really the foul count should/would have been in the 60's if they were consistent.

Please for the love of god can we have some decent and consistent reffing in this league.


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koberulz
Last month
00:20 13 Jan 18

Reply #665874

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

So where do you coach Koberulz?
Clearly you know it all.
You're suggesting they could have won the game somehow from down two with 0.3 on the clock and Melbourne in possession?

I'm not just saying this in hindsight, either, I thought Steindl taking it out was stupid because we clearly needed a three.


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Manu Fieldel
Last month
00:20 13 Jan 18

Reply #665875

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Yep, definitely a Crocs supporter ^^


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Anonymous
Last month
00:25 13 Jan 18

Reply #665878

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Wesley is one of the most underrated guys in the league imo, will probably find himself on a team as an import next year. Felix looks a nice fit for United. Goulding did nothing besides jack up bad shots.

Wildcats really need a legit go to 4/5 but it's probably too late now. They need someone to step up now and help out Cotton/Tokoto if they're going to win it this year.


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koberulz
Last month
00:31 13 Jan 18

Reply #665881

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

It would help if Brandt wasn't terrible. I don't know what Lemanis did to him and Hodgson but it can't be a coincidence.


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Anonymous
Last month
00:59 13 Jan 18

Reply #665891

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Great game. Perth fans salty with mums home cooking and still losing so im loving it. She must of over cooked the roast

Just a question how was that goal tending by moller on the foul? Isnt the nbl under fiba rules where u can knock the ball off the cylinder? Or am i mistaken.

Also finally is there a more biased commentator than redhage? Get him off perth games please


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koberulz
Last month
01:00 13 Jan 18

Reply #665892

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

You can't knock the ball off the rim after a foul has been called.


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Anonymous
Last month
01:01 13 Jan 18

Reply #665893

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Re biased commentator Tommy Greer.


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Anonymous
Last month
01:01 13 Jan 18

Reply #665894

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Was answered higher up. If the ball is live then you can knock it off the cylinder, but the foul was called (even though Cotton was not touched) so the play was dead, and at that point the ball could not be touched.


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koberulz
Last month
01:02 13 Jan 18

Reply #665895

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Dwayne Russell is easily the most biased commentator in the league.


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Anonymous
Last month
03:28 13 Jan 18

Reply #665899

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

'Gleeson with some of the most random rotations I've seen in a while. Feel sorry for vague, chucking him in the deep end like that. Then to refuse to put Cooke in..not only does a big get rebounds, also protects the paint, is a presence, set screens in offense, or even be an option for an easy 2. So painful to watch.'

Did his best Alvin Gentry impersonation


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Anonymous
Last month
08:22 13 Jan 18

Reply #665919

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Team fouls mess up rotations do people understand so little about basketball?


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Anonymous
Last month
08:28 13 Jan 18

Reply #665921

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

"We went to work. We did some weird stuff. We wrestled and did some MMA. We're playing harder. We’re more physical. I thought tonight we hit them first." spoken from wesley himself, newsflash you did and you got away with enough of it to win.


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Camel 31
Last month
09:25 13 Jan 18

Reply #665926

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I got the impression of gleeson being more interested in the refs than his players.
By silence , it suggests that he possesses stronger nerves and higher standards...


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BVL
Last month
09:49 13 Jan 18

Reply #665928

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I wonder if United will keep Wesley as an import and not retain Prather and try and secure an Australian 3 man.

The flow of the offence seems much better without Prather and Goulding, just as it did when Goulding was out early in the season.

Finding a big man who can dominate the low block like Wesley did last night are hard to come by.

Surely Wesley wouldnt be far off OZ or NZ citizenship yet??


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Anonymous
Last month
10:32 13 Jan 18

Reply #665934

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

If Melbourne keep Wesley as an import I'd say Moller is ready to step up into the three man role, going from strength to strength.


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Anon2
Last month
12:27 13 Jan 18

Reply #665949

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

"Team fouls mess up rotations do people understand so little about basketball?"

Please help me understand. How do team fouls mess up rotations? What they actually do is send the other team to the free throw line. Personal foul trouble forces players to the bench and that messes up rotations. Team fouls just leak easy points. Do people who criticise others for not understanding basketball understand even less themselves?


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Anonymous
Last month
13:07 13 Jan 18

Reply #665958

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Personal fouls, yes i mistakenly referenced team instead of personal fouls,point is the same none the less foul trouble (is that ok) for our bigs caused the weird rotation


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Luuuc
Last month
13:10 13 Jan 18

Reply #665960

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

I think the Brandt on the bench experiment needs to end now.
I get what we were trying to achieve with it (more scoring punch off the bench), but it's not working.
Right now, a bigger problem is lack of scoring at the start of the game. We look one-dimensional to me without an interior target, and last night the result was Martin, Walker & Tokoto forced to take threes, and that's bad.

Get Brandt back in the starting 5, make better use of him, and fix the bench scoring by managing the rotations better such that we're not sitting more than 1 of Cotton, Tokoto & Brandt for any significant length of time.

Need to get more out of Steindl too. It was always a weird move to replace Knight with him, but what's done is done so let's allow the guy to get some shots up. He can score, but we're getting him virtually no good looks.


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Hogwash
Last month
13:10 13 Jan 18

Reply #665961

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Impressed with Moller .
He must be glad he is a Sydney King no longer


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Luuuc
Last month
13:13 13 Jan 18

Reply #665963

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

And yes - our bigs need to cut out the dumb fouls because we no longer have a deep rotation in the front court.


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Pop
Last month
19:22 13 Jan 18

Reply #666140

re: Perth v Melbourne, Jan 12

Re the number of fouls called in this game: maybe if the players were coached to play within the rules instead of push the boundaries of physicality/legality all the time we'd not only see less fouls called but better refereeing too.


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