Zodiac
Years ago

Day 1 - NBL Blitz

The NBL Blitz starts on Thursday in Bendigo streaming live on NBL TV and Twitter.

All times EST

11am - Illawarra vs Brisbane

1pm - New Zealand vs Perth

5:30pm - Melbourne vs Adelaide

7:30pm - Sydney vs Cairns

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Jumpshot  
Years ago

Winners: Illawarra, Perth, Melbourne, Cairnes

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Loser: Jumpshot's spelling of Cairns

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Anyone having trouble with the app?

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Chris  
Years ago

The server continually rejects my attempts to pay the $5 to get it to run, so I'd say there are definitely issues. The pq on Twitter is not worth watching.

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Nothing says "The NBL is back" quite like live cuts to the baseline camera during live play!!

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direct link to game : https://www.pscp.tv/w/1ynKOYpVoyvJR

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Wow this Brisbane/Illawarra game is scrappy as hell

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Isaac  
Years ago

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GordonG  
Years ago

Wonder who thought it would be a good idea to have a team in dark blue play a team in black? Hard to tell who is who on the link above.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

video not playing in nbl.tv app for me but the twitter stream seems fine.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

The lighting is really dark.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Who ever wrote the report on the hawks game must be in Melbourne, Naar had plus 23 and no mention, Cadee had minus 17 and he's going to be a great asset to Brisbane. It would be nice to get some balance reporting on the game and not just talking up name players.

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koberulz  
Years ago

Is the NBL TV feed any better than the Twitter feed?

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Direct link to Wildcats game: https://www.pscp.tv/w/1YpKkLQkyVyGj

Twitter feed is flawless

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ME  
Years ago

Court too dark, video quality poor, commentators irritating. The NBL needs to look at the way the league is portrayed in these kinds of tournaments and consider whether it does us any favors. The Sydney Kings streams have been far superior.

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koberulz  
Years ago

The NBL TV feed blows the Twitter feed away, quality-wise.

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mystro  
Years ago

Breakers first hit out together, looking ok so far.

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Isaac  
Years ago

Hawks 91, Bullets 69.

Jett 17, Coenraad 12 and 6, Andersen 12 and 6
Cadee 15 and 4 AST, Bairstow 11, Holt 9

Hawks 23-10 in the final quarter.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

cats look very average

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Another Anon  
Years ago

NZ 88-84 Perth
NZ looked well drilled, Perth suffered from no Brandt on the boards. No Martin also hurt defensively, especially from the arc. White needs to hustle more defensively and on the boards or Perth will send his ar$e home.

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Andrew  
Years ago

Perth lost the game on the boards.
That was the only difference... plus Websters 4 or 5 three pointers in a row.

The twitter feed has been really great. I don't know what the ungrateful entitled complainers are on about.

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koberulz  
Years ago

The Twitter feed is really dark and looks to be in SD. It's certainly not a low-bitrate mess by any means, but it's not great. The feed to NBL TV is HD and much brighter.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Longs numbers looked good, he look like he's going to dominate?

Pretty disappointed with next to no peripheral stats for White.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Twitter feed looked HD quality when I watched on my laptop.

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Hendo8888  
Years ago

Who do we have suiting up tonight?

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Camel 31  
Years ago

the way i read boti ....it's everybody....

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Beantown  
Years ago

From the lineup graphics in the live feed, it looks like Drmic is out? Anyone know of any injury issue?

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Beantown  
Years ago

Commentators just said Drmic has an ankle injury.

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Ushiro  
Years ago

Link for the 36ers v Melbourne name

https://www.pscp.tv/w/1ypKdYQqLBLGW

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Huskypup  
Years ago

Wheels are spinning no one home. Like NBL TV in the old days.

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Hogwash  
Years ago

I know its only the Blitz but Deleon looks shocking to me.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Joined NBL TV again and everything is spot on (so far)

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Anonymous  
Years ago

So we have a Melbourne team wearing black and white with a great big M on their front and it's not SE Melbourne magic? And to make it worse we have a team from SE Melbourne coming next season. Ild be pissed if I was a tigers fan.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Tigers aren't coming back. League is growing. This isn’t a coincidence.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Hmm, Mitch Creek not specifically required back on the roster; that guy with the termite-mound hairpiece could help out Melbourne quite a bit,

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Beantown  
Years ago

For those who have signed back up to NBL TV, can Blitz games be watched on demand?

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Yep, blitz games available on demand on nbltv

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jumpshot  
Years ago

Kings v Cairns
https://www.pscp.tv/w/1kvJpaerdpmxE?t=5m50s

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Zodiac  
Years ago

Impressive win over United that even if only a preseason game. I was surprised by the energy of De Leon and Wiley looks like a beast.

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Hendo8888  
Years ago

For those who are watching, how does the import crop look this year?
Any early standouts? Any that look like they won't last here long?

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Wear is horrible. But then we already knew that.

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Chris  
Years ago

If Wear can't finish this tournament avg at least 8ppg, its over for him as a King. The signing made zero sense when announced. The guys they have cut/not resigned over the past 2 years, Tyler, Ellis, Whittington, Powell, Leslie, even Blake, Wear is not as good as any of them. He's Michael Bryson bad.

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Zodiac  
Years ago

All 3 Taipans imports look good, Jett & Wiley probably the best new imports I've seen. Didn't see the NZB game but Long put up good numbers.

I would've thought Wear or De Leon first cut but if Adris keeps bringing that energy he will be a nice piece.

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Chris  
Years ago

Have seen all his games with Sydney, and save for the first month or two of 2016-17, Lisch has clearly lost his shot. Most of the misses don't even look close.

I'd hope to see Newley get back to starter minutes and Lisch spend longer periods on the bench.

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Hendo8888  
Years ago

Jett isn't a new import, he played for Townsville about 5 years ago.

All reports about Wiley have been positive, so that's a good sign. I feel like he will need to be MVP level for us to compete this year, so it's a good start.

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Zodiac  
Years ago

I meant new to this season he played for the Crocs 3 seasons ago.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Conklin?

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Ben  
Years ago

Any livestats links around to other games today?

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Anonymous  
Years ago

HOw bad are the Taipans. Kings will win the game but they are terrible as well.
It's only preseason but sheeeesh the Kings should belt the Tapains by 30 + surely with the Million$ they are spending.

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Chris  
Years ago

Cairns played their starters full minutes, Sydney didn't. Awful game however.

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Benno  
Years ago

Jeff Van Groningen is a horrible recruiter. does he just play blackjack the whole summerleague? David Wear is horrible!

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jumpshot  
Years ago

Adnam again unbelievable. Bowen amazing. Fortunately for the Kings, the bench was exceptional, and probably won it for them. Lisch 3 missed lay ups and shot 3 air balls - not even close.

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jumpshot  
Years ago

If the Randle and Bogut screen doesn't work, offence looks lost - with no second, 3rd options.

Jeff Wrong Again is wrong again: Wear, at best, is worse than a local Australian player, not an import. The signing made no sense when they have cut/not resigned Ellis or Whittington.

Kings Barely scrapped through against a team without Jawai and Walker.

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Chris  
Years ago

Ive seen plenty of Sydney so far this preseason, and they are yet to play a well rounded 4 quarters. The mix of the team is well off. Randle can play with just about anybody, and Newley looks great. Lisch continues his downward spiral, even if they still laud him as an MVP type.

I think another role playing center would be good either alongside Bogut or when he is in foul trouble, or injured. Illawarra and Cairns got some use out of Delvin Johnson, Michael Holyfield and Nnana Egwu. Sydney don't need a soft big man like Wear for that type of role.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Andrew Gaze. No further analysis needed.

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jumpshot  
Years ago

When your Next Gen player is better than your import, you've got problems.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

I watched all games live, that cairns import Trimble was horrible. Adelaide looked good, Melbourne better hope Boone gets back quickly, Trist is a tryer but slow feet on defence. Kings will be very good as long as there bench don't have to defend a small lead.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

I don't pay much attention to Blitz results, but individually, it's good to see big games from two guys who are tipped for big improvement in United vs Adelaide- Deng and Moller- Deng 16 and 7, Moller 15 and 5.

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LV  
Years ago

That was me.

And Wiley 12 points, 15 rebounds is the other stat line that jumps out.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Yes Deng and Moller looked very good. Only preseason but Melbourne will need Goulding and McCarron playing much better defence than shown today.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

I don't even think that rebounding stat does Wiley justice. The guy is an athlete who was hustling for every rebound like it was a 1 point game. Perfect replacement for Creek

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Anonymous  
Years ago

* 1 point finals game

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Anonymous  
Years ago

I don't read too much into the blitz. markel starks was mvp of the blitz 3 years ago. ugh.

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Wiley looked really solid, but I don't think he's going to be grabbing 15 rebounds if a guy like Boone is in the game. I'll be more than happy to be proven wrong though.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

I'm really worried about Terrico's stat line...hoping they are telling him to take it easy so not to give away too much about his game.

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Mock  
Years ago

Violet Crumbles:

Gaze can't coach
Lisch can't shoot (any more)
Kickert can't defend a chair
Wear can't play

Bogut - great player with knees held together by sticky tape

This team is balls

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Anonymous  
Years ago

United not much better it seems.

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Anonymous  
Years ago

Don't forget JvG and even further above - Lister hiring JvG. Duds making bad decisions at every level.

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