Isaac
Two years ago

Breakers vs United, Jan 18

Melbourne are 13-6 and first. NZ are 12-7 and third.

Breakers might be at (slight) risk of slipping to within Illawarra's reach so would want to grab this one at home.

What's your tip?

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Hogwash  
Two years ago

Breakers by 6.

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Jack Toft  
Two years ago

I must admit this is a particularly interesting game.

Breakers had their new import and they lost the game against the Hawks. However, after an extra week's training, I guess we'll see if the hype around him is all that it is cracked up to be.

Melbourne did look good against the Cats and it was a pretty good effort by the entire team. What I have noticed about Melbourne this year is that when someone is down, someone else seems to stand up. Certainly Moller off the bench gave a few 1%ers that helped in the win.

The Breakers have had a little form slump of late and I hate to say it but my old mate Mika looks like he is ready to go into the top paddock (with Petrie). There is something about the Breakers this season of late that just doesn't feel right and they don't look like the Breakers of old.

They will be tested tonight and really need a Christmas party to have any hope of sending the United boys home. I just think this might be one that slips away from the Breakers. I reckon the United boys will be out of the blocks quickly and pound the ring from outside the arc to open up a 10 - 15 point lead and keep it away from the key. Breakers will come back, but CG43 is due and I'm tipping he will be the Grinch in this game and slide a few home in the 4th.

United by 3

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

I don't think they will be tested tonight

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lucas sagi  
Two years ago

Um hey i am going 4 breakers but my tip is melbourne by 5points

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Should be another great game in another top notch season, breakers by 2 and stop the Melbourne run.

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LoveBroker  
Two years ago

United to win so the Sixers can catch up to NZ.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

fuck em both hope injuries

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Hogwash  
Two years ago

^ Moron.
Grow up

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AngusH  
Two years ago

@ anon 860, I wonder which top 3 team you support.

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BVL  
Two years ago

We havnt had much success in NZ but I think the Perth win will instill a new found confidence.

If you can get a win in Perth you can win anywhere.

United by 5.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Why would anyone wish injuries on anyone.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Beating a out of form Perth by only 2 points is nothing to brag about at the moment. Bullets led Perth by 21 at one stage and won in Perth in the other matchup.

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Udog  
Two years ago

If NZ win maybe it'll change my mind about them being too old and slow. Interested to see this game...

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AngusH  
Two years ago

I'm interested to see if some of those alarm bell flashes from Christmas in his debut were just fatigue, or if it signals an issue with effort/attitude.

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Udog  
Two years ago

Josh Boone has been around long enough to know the league and the crappy refs. Christmas has to get his head around the inconsistent, bewildering calls still. Be interesting to see if he manages it like Boone does or Tyler did....

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Not sure why Melbourne are on the drift. Andersen is back and no scratchings from last week it seems

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LoveBroker  
Two years ago

"I'm interested to see if some of those alarm bell flashes from Christmas in his debut were just fatigue, or if it signals an issue with effort/attitude."

It could be effort / attitude.

He is engaged to Jasmine Jordan (daughter of the GOAT).

So after he becomes Rakeem Jordan, money will never be an issue.

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Tom  
Two years ago

Huge game for Breakers. Newbill struggling to recover early season form. Sosa has stepped up to cover but Abercrombie and Penney have not provided backup. Christmas looks OK but he runs into a taller and just as athletic, Josh Boone.
At home Breakers HAVE TO win.
Melbourne have the edge offensively. Abercrombie, Penny and Newbill have to get going.

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Tom  
Two years ago

Huge game for Breakers. Newbill struggling to recover early season form. Sosa has stepped up to cover but Abercrombie and Penney have not provided backup. Christmas looks OK but he runs into a taller and just as athletic, Josh Boone.
At home Breakers HAVE TO win.
Melbourne have the edge offensively. Abercrombie, Penny and Newbill have to get going.

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SM  
Two years ago

Breakers need to update that home court. Dark brown floor boards look terrible on tv

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

We've been saying that for about a decade. It is still true!

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Refs aren't exactly great rn

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Papa Milk  
Two years ago

Wesley is a dick

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XY  
Two years ago

Isaac, not your fault but predictably the NBLs - but coming into this game the Breakers are in 4th (as the Sixers' 13-8 record is better percentage wise than the Breakers’ 12-7). But, Math, who can be bothered. Not the NBL it seems.

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Zodiac  
Two years ago

Really? I wouldn't have thought 13-8 is better than 12-7?

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XY  
Two years ago

Ah, yeah, forget - long day and always easy to assume the worst of the NBL!

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Ware showing why he is an NBA REJECT.

He is woeful.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

HAHAHAHAHAHA

In almost 20 minutes of play, United ONLY have 3 defensive rebounds?
LOL
No wonder why this league is the laughing stock of the world

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

LOL
Ware said his goal is to get back to the NBA LOLOL
if he was WANTED in the NBA he would be a good player and WOULD NOT be playing in the bottom feeding NBL

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Haha mannnn. Just not United's night. Pretty slow defensively. But still, not their night.

If the margin ain't under 15 by halfway through the third, cue in the rack time. Bigger and better things to do than attempt an energy-sapping comeback win in NZ six weeks before playoffs.

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LoveBroker  
Two years ago

"If the margin ain't under 15 by halfway through the third, cue in the rack time. Bigger and better things to do than attempt an energy-sapping comeback win in NZ six weeks before playoffs."

Can you please highlight some 'bigger and better things' than to hold onto top spot hence home court in the playoff?

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Isaac, is it hard to block people like this? ^

Do they typically use dynamic IPs or?

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Bigger and better things like the minor premiership.

They would be severely hurting their chances in Brisbane on Saturday if they go hard in the second half. Just got to use your noodle, mate

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LoveBroker  
Two years ago

Is there an error with the online box score?

Wesley is showing as playing 7 seconds and 4 fouls.

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Unsportsmanlike foul, lads?

The three blind mice

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Genuine question though. There's some kind of 'spirit of the game' bit written into the rule isn't there?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

The box score is rubbish, nothing like what's happening there, tohi has four points they got him at two, and there is other f... Ups.

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Hogwash  
Two years ago

The anon "LOL" troll is back hopefully he/she is blocked soon.

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AngusH  
Two years ago

What a pair of 3s by NBA REJECT CASPER "PLAY IN JOKE LEAGUES" WARE

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

FLUKE threes

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LoveBroker  
Two years ago

Three 3's actually.

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Veteran slip-over-and-fall-into-the-contact by Penney

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

This is actually starting to get concerning. What is the actual score?

They haven't corrected it and it's almost 3QT

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LoveBroker  
Two years ago

"FLUKE threes"

Isaac, is it hard to block people like this? ^

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Stats still rubbish Moller hit 2 no points how can you play when stats are so bad, hope score bench is better

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

I'll give you the benefit of the doubt and say you're joking

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

LOL
No wonder why this league's score benches are the laughing stock of the world's basketball league score benches
HAHAHAHA

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Hahaha, I'll pay that one champ

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john  
Two years ago

what are the rules regarding imports?

i think i heard on the coverage the other night that this season Wesley is considered a local for Melb but if he leaves via FA then he would be considred an import?

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LoveBroker  
Two years ago

What is with the slippery floor?

People are getting hurt.

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LoveBroker  
Two years ago

"i think i heard on the coverage the other night that this season Wesley is considered a local for Melb but if he leaves via FA then he would be considred an import?"

Guam (and their players) is no longer considered exempted.

But the NBL allowed Wesley to remain exempted from being an import due to being in the last year of an existing contract.

Next year Wesley can only play as an import.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Casper "IS HE EVEN PLAYING" Ware having NO influence in this GAME

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john  
Two years ago

cool. thanks

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Forgot to add LOLOL

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Luuuc  
Two years ago

Ok, fun's over. Finish them, NZ. WNBL Grand Final is supposed to tip off now.

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J  
Two years ago

If ware fouled then he got fouled. Seriously how hard is it to call the same thing the same way?

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J  
Two years ago

1 and a half mins and you dont revuew the horribly incorrect out of bounds call?

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

3 guarantees in life, death, taxes and NZ defeating United.

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

vukona is a dick

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Bombaylh  
Two years ago

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Thunder Jam  
Two years ago

Felix certainly is a cat!

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

Russian hackers are here!

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HomicideRulz  
Two years ago

Wesley has to play as an import next year?

That's no problem. Listen to me, he’s the most grown man in the league. He has ten kids to feed. He’s playing for a contract next year.

Ain’t no one in the league more grown than Tai Wesley!

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Manu Fieldel  
Two years ago

Grown Man Moves

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Anonymous  
Two years ago

United are such pretenders.

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