mystro
Two weeks ago

Breakers vs Bullets, 11 Oct 2018

Mika Vukona and the Brisbane Bullets get 18/19 underway against NZ in game 1.

I'm tipping NZ by 7 at home.

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Hogwash  
Two weeks ago

NZ by 11+.

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Andrew  
Two weeks ago

I've got NZ by 15.

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Brisbane by 2 in an upset, Vukona to turn back the clock.

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

NZ by 16

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LV  
Two weeks ago

I like NZ for 12+ wins for $1.67 at Sportsbet.

Seems like a gimme- they should be $1.40 I reckon, at most.

Let's see if they prove me right by winning first up.

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Isaac  
Two weeks ago

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Zodiac  
Two weeks ago

I don't think any team has looked as bad as the Bullets have during the preseason.

NZB by 30

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Manu Fieldel  
Two weeks ago

Brisbane to upset the apple cart tonight

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Isaac  
Two weeks ago

Added a feature where a moderator can attach a stats link to a thread, and it will fix to the top of the screen ("Game Stats") no matter where you are in the discussion.

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Great work Issac, thanks

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Zodiac  
Two weeks ago

WTF this game has already started? I thought it was meant to start at 5pm EST?

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Zodiac  
Two weeks ago

5:30pm EST I meant

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Luke  
Two weeks ago

Very free flowing atm, neither team pulling away yet though

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Luke  
Two weeks ago

Shawn Marion also court-side watching his Breakers

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

"Added a feature where a moderator can attach a stats link to a thread, and it will fix to the top of the screen ("Game Stats") no matter where you are in the discussion."

This is cool!

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PlaymakerMo  
Two weeks ago

Great work, Isaac.

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Zodiac  
Two weeks ago

Gotta admit Bullets are playing well.

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Isaac  
Two weeks ago

If you can think of other similar links and ways for the same sort of function to be useful in other threads, let me know. Maybe a way to link to the news story the topic covers, etc. I can probably incorporate multiple links per story too. It's very rushed right now (5 min feature) but one day I can improve it.

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NBL Fan  
Two weeks ago

Refs not as intrusive this year, hopefully it continues lol

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Luke  
Two weeks ago

Still very close, Breakers look good on the fast break but the Bullets are winning the hustle game and offensive boards, Breakers coach has already dropped the F bomb twice with a mic on.. lol

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LoveBroker  
Two weeks ago

If you can think of other similar links and ways for the same sort of function to be useful in other threads, let me know.


What about linking to https://pages.nbl.com.au/tv/ ?

That page seems to always have the game on for free for some reason, and often working when NBL TV is not.

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Luke  
Two weeks ago

Cam Gliddon with 13 pts already at half

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Being bombarded by this First Ever ad this arvo. Sounds like a very distressed horse. Hope it's ok.

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Tom  
Two weeks ago

Webster killed Breakers Q2 playing 1 on 5.
Screen and roll defence looks like Pleger still there.
Like Weeks addition.
We look a good team. Shoiuld be OK if we play smart.

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Manu Fieldel  
Two weeks ago

Can't wait to try the new Hungry Jacks vegan burger

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MACDUB  
Two weeks ago

Breakers offense just looks horrible. Crowd flat. Not a good start to the season. Shame that the Matrix is in the building for this game!

Abercrombie just can't afford to have these types of games - may need to really pull his minutes back if he is going to give that kind of output.


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Zodiac  
Two weeks ago

I know he's a favourite son and all but I never understood giving Abercrombie a new 3 year contract.

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MACDUB  
Two weeks ago

I said a few years ago that Wesley really hurts a team on offence - because when he does he post ups from so far out he spends so long dribbling taking the air out of the ball and the offence just stagnates watching him go to work.

Breakers did it a lot with Vukona but the difference was Vukona was a great passer out of it so people still moved/cut/set screens.

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anon  
Two weeks ago

didnt see that result coming

well done to Bullets.

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Abercrombie plays defence, Webster plays no defence.

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Zodiac  
Two weeks ago

I wonder how many backed the Bullets to win this?

I thought they would get destroyed.

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jumpshot  
Two weeks ago

NBL refs calling foul from behind again - on Bairstow, whilst the Ref with direct line of sight calls nothing. Pathetic.

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Wortho's pre season ranked 1st placed team just got pumped by his wooden spoon team

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Great call, Manu

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AngusH  
Two weeks ago

Bullets looked like the San Antonio Spurs next to the Breakers in that second half.

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jumpshot  
Two weeks ago

Who said Brisbane would be last? Love the experts. Wortho must be working for TAB.

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LoveBroker  
Two weeks ago

It's only one game...I still think the Breakers will up there abouts up there.

But this was a poor start.

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Isaac  
Two weeks ago

LoveBroker - wow. Hadn't seen that. It's constrained to a smaller size but you can get into the dev tools and widen it to full screen pretty easily.

Perfect captain's game from Gliddon.

Anomaly from the Bullets, from the Breakers, or a fair indication of how each team might fare?

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LoveBroker  
Two weeks ago

Breakers need to tighten up their rebounding.

This was a display in small ball liabilities without the small ball benefits.

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Andrew  
Two weeks ago

Nice balanced effort by the Bullets

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

No look awful

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

NZ

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Manu Fieldel  
Two weeks ago

I hear a crying baby in that First Ever ad

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

So "experts" wrong. Manu 1. ;)

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

BTW I bet on the Breakers. : Me 0 - Bet365 1

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Should've used the TABtouch money back special.

"Wortho's pre season ranked 1st placed team just got pumped by his wooden spoon team"

He will continue to showcase his dumbness all season. Shocking appointment.

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mystro  
Two weeks ago

Breakers were terrible, they allowed Brisbane to dictate the pace and paid for it.
Far too much iso ball which resulted in turnovers and easy points for the Bullets.
Abercrombie was a passenger at the offensive end not that there was a hell of a lot of ball movement.
The crowd was silent, no courtside guy with a mic getting the fans going?

Only game 1 but if they turn up with those performances it's going to be a very long season.

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Don't let that win fool you, Brisbane will still be fighting Cairns for the spoon.

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

^
Ha, good one....dick!

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Both games showed pre-season form means zero. But the 3 NBA teams were sluggish at best.

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MACDUB  
Two weeks ago

I wonder whether the move to Spark Arena is creating a different type of supporters - to the Breakers detriment.

When they played at NSEC, they had very loud, vocal support. Had that community support vibe to it and lifelong Breaker fans.

Can't help but think the current fans are more casual observers/people who work in the city and who have decided to come for the entertainment - not so much to support the Breakers as 'their team'.

Just a thought - the atmosphere at Spark has seemed down.

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mystro  
Two weeks ago

All the Breakers Die-Hard Fans have been emailing the club this morning extremely disappointed with the off court product that was presented last night which they feel massively contributed to the lack of atmosphere.

Main points were.

-The Breakers MC of previous years wasn't retained and was instead replaced with "a screaming woman".
-New Cheeky the Kea Mascot looks like he's been mauled by a cat and was interacting with the crowd much.
-Didn't play the classic "can you feel it" or any of the cool in game sound bites they have in previous years when guys have fouled out or hit 3's at crucial times.

It seems the off court stuff was as bad as the on court stuff

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

No "Can You Feel It" was bizarre! crazy!

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Mystro

Right on the money son

Off court that was pretty bad. Can you feel it. F me. Why drop that!

It was like being transported into an American gansta crack house.

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

And that women. Don't get me started.

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rjd  
Two weeks ago

Nice to see a promising start of the season for Brisbane. Bairstow with a solid start to the season, Gliddon was very impressive.

I also loved the fact that the Bullets played the full 40 minutes by calling a timeout with 14 seconds left up 10, running a play to drill a 3 just before the buzzer. [Entering pet peeve territory] None of this dribbling out the clock rubbish as a nonsensical sign of respect. Respecting your opponent is competing hard, playing your best, not gifting the losing team by not playing offense on the last offensive play. An alternative is to substitute in some end of the bench players for some playing time. Or run a play to simulate clutch situations. The game lasts 40 minutes, so compete and use the full 40 minutes. Credit to Lemanis.

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mystro  
Two weeks ago

Breakers showed everyone how not to play small ball last night.
Hopefully they can pick their chins up and go get a win against Melbourne this weekend

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Anonymous  
Two weeks ago

Rjd

Big deal.

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