Jack Toft
Earlier this year

Brisbane v New Zealand

What a rip snorter of a game this should be. Brisbane in 5th could swap places with Adelaide with a win and New Zealand demolished Illawarra earlier in the round scoring 130 points and breaking several records.

Adelaide had a chance to lock in 4th spot last night and things were looking good until the 4th quarter when Perth Cottoned on to the plan. Now every Adelaide fan is a Kiwi for the day. We'll be wearing all black and swapping our thongs for jandals. It is going to be choice!

Brisbane need this win to prove they are the real thing and not just hanging around making up numbers. Lemanis too will be the one under pressure to deliver more than a couple of wooden spoons. Patterson is playing his roll with a Trumpesque wall in defence and creating plenty of scoring opportunities in offence, but needs some help.

130 points was pretty impressive and the Breakers won't score that today, but I think they might just break the century. Unfortunately I think Brisbane might just score 1 point more.

Brisbane by 1

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AngusH  
Earlier this year

It's hard to see Brisbane win this with how utterly toothless they've looked the past couple of rounds. Long should have his way inside against them, and Gliddon and Cadee have done very little to convince me that they're ready to step up and seize the moment at the most critical point of their season. NZ by double digits.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

bullet train with plenty to play for because they would have no fear of the cats in a semi final series

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Lovebroker  
Earlier this year

Both teams at their best arw tough. But both are equally capable of playing undisciplined.

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J  
Earlier this year

This could be decided behind the 3pt line. Webster went of for 5 in 15mins the other day, gliddon and cadee can be deadly from range. However they all have a tendency to go mia, who shows up?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

With Cam Gliddon out things will be tough for Brisbane but fingers crossed they can get a win. I predict an all out brawl late in the 4th qtr if Adelaide are losing.

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Big Ads  
Earlier this year

Adelaide?

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AngusH  
Earlier this year

Tougher than a 5 dollar steal... Lol... His best yet.

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AngusH  
Earlier this year

Steak*

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Timberball  
Earlier this year

NZ not working for Adelaide at the moment

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

By the look so far with light calls on NZ and no calls for them on the offensive end it's pretty clear the Breakers will not win no matter what. Vikings is laughing at it all. That’s how the season has gone in this national entertainment league. No transparency, first ever clothing, marketing coach wright as their villain and more all adds up to what we expected. Pfftt to NBL and don’t get me started on the National coach issue.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Tissue chump ^

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Ben  
Earlier this year

Hodgson to the bench with 4 fouls early in the third quarter.

Kerle righfully questioning why he was on the court in the first place.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

gotta wonder if it was the Bullets who weren't paying their players' super. crowds have been shithouse for most of the season.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

"No transparency, first ever clothing, marketing coach wright as their villain"

Of all the things to criticise the league for, these are the weakest.

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Manu Fieldel  
Earlier this year

Remember when CJ Bruton described AJ Davis as a "special player"

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

So what else is wrong with the league ?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Royal blue vs sky blue

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

And that just confirmed it, no foul on the shot and an over the back call from mayberry and Hodgson flattens Abercrombie and nothing.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I think Adelaide is getting mentioned more tonight than last night.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

And a block called tend.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Going to OT

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

Tight.

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J  
Earlier this year

Cadee....

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Pete  
Earlier this year

I hate being a Sixers supporter.

Fucking hate it.

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Manu Fieldel  
Earlier this year

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTSJcpB9B0Y

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

Wildcats get an easier SF opponent now barring fading losing by 31+ tomorrow.

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

Pete what a cocktease for you.

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Pete  
Earlier this year

I'm out.

26 year season ticket handed back.

Fuck this shit. Year after year - just pathetic.

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Pete  
Earlier this year

Go get 'em Perth.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I knew I didn't like Cadee for a reason. Great for the bottom team last two years to make the playoffs though. As a Sixers supporter I’m glad my fingernails can grow back and my heart can get a break now.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Enjoyable game, love this league.

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joshuapending  
Earlier this year

If you can't close out a game you don't deserve to be there. We had so many chances and thing go our way and we just could not put it to rest.

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CT  
Earlier this year

thousands of 36ers fans are right now hurriedly cancelling the annual leave applications they made last week before they get approved on Monday morning

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Big Ads  
Earlier this year

Imagine how Illawarra, Cairns and Sydney fans must feel Pete.

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Isaac  
Earlier this year

Adelaide barely deserved a post-season putting their destiny in the hands of another team like this. They're lucky that the Breakers at least had a crack at it for them.

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Manu Fieldel  
Earlier this year

We're coming for you, Perthworld. Oh boy. Oh. BOY.

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Manu Fieldel  
Earlier this year

Paige Cooper has improved leaps and bounds over the course of the season

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Adelaideworld  
Earlier this year

This team has no heart and our fans are too happy to roll over and accept it

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Isaac  
Earlier this year

it's pretty clear the Breakers will not win no matter what
I liked how LK scripted that unlikely gamebreaking three from Patterson. /sarcasm

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Such a corrupt league.

Funny how LK owns the league, Melbourne United AND Brisbane Bullets.
Obvious Refs were instructed to help the Bullets if it came close.

- goaltend called on Shaun Long wrong
- ball was clearly out off Vukona at the end
- that 2 was a 3 from NZ. They even reviewed it and you could see he was behind the line but called it a 2 anyway
- Hodgson smashed Abercrombie in the last minute right in front of the ref

NBL = Muppets

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Watch out Adelaide, a team of flexing tough guys will be at a drinking hole near you!!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

#477 is the muppet. Get a different grip chump

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Well done to the Bullets on making the finals now onto the real question which team will this board first claim lost a final due to the umpiring?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Some interesting calls all going the bullets way by Vaughan Mayberry down the stretch. I wonder if tai Wesley regrets calling him a cheat in game 1. Par for the course all year.

Richard counts as a two when it appeared to be a 3.
Long with a goal tend, when it wasn't
Out if bounds off ili when it appeared to be vukona.

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

Wildcats have been handed a GF appearance as facing these Bullets in a semi is like having a bye round.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Calling it as I see it #479 and many others see it that way

Chump? What are you? Billy Hoyle

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

Shots fired.

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Manu Fieldel  
Earlier this year

If ranking was determined by head-to-head series as in previous seasons, then Melbourne is down 2-1 but +7. So a United win tomorrow means top spot. Rule change making the ultimate difference in its very first season

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

Thanks LK!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

It would be a three way tie so you have to factor Sydney as well.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Wesley got reported for abusing Aylen not Mayberry. Any other facts you actually want to post as correct. Richard started behind the line, toe rolled onto line, easy 2. You have to watch all the vision not just the part that suits your point of view.

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

I noticed the games today were on Fox Sports More 507. If Fox add another channel in future we'll be on The Ocho.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I didn't say who weskey was reported on.


Looked like a 3 to me. Commentators seemed to think it was a 3.

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Manu Fieldel  
Earlier this year

Good point anon. So it'd be 1Melbourne 2Perth 3Sydney.

Can LK spring a surprise backflip? I'd approve

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Well Wesley got reported for calling Aylen a cheat in Perth not Mayberry so you shouldn't conveniently reinvent the incident. The commentators are clueless on most things especially rules and replays. Hardly a great character reference for you!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Choo choo!!!

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Rat10  
Earlier this year

Video Vaughan Mayberry still finding ways to screw the Sixers even when he's not refereeing their game! That three they called a two initially was clearly a three on the replay. How you could decide otherwise is beyond me.

The goal tend was harder to call on the spot - always tough to call them in real time without the benefit of slow motion replays etc.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Winners are grinners and losers can please themselves, the LK conspiracy theories are like wait for pixies at end garden.

Should be a great final series to match rest of season.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Wait, so the conspiracy theorists are not only saying LK wanted Brisbane in, he also wanted to screw Adelaide over as well?

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Rat10  
Earlier this year

Not saying there's any conspiracy just found it amusing that Mayberry (who has history with the Sixers, exhibit A being his ejection of Sobey in the pivotal game 3 of the finals) making clearly the wrong decision on replay which disadvantaged Adelaide.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

"Wait, so the conspiracy theorists are not only saying LK wanted Brisbane in, he also wanted to screw Adelaide over as well?"
Perfect. Mayberry was always a dud in his formative years and now longevity gives him cred, He's still a dud BTW.
Pretty sure he's a QLD boy and all the time I have seen him ref I don't think he would be that biased against Adel.
He really should be however. They suck.

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koberulz  
Earlier this year

Richard's feet were set behind the line, but as he went onto his toes to jump his feet rolled forward onto the line. I thought it was a two right from the first replay.

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

Let's not forget Mayberry is the ref who way back in the day screwed Cairns in Cairns while Smyth and his merry men ran off the court with a questionable win. What a debacle that was yet now purely on tenure is a senior ref.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I don't know if he screwed the 36ers or the breakers or both.

But 4 calls in the last 2 minutes went the bullets way. Each of them were tough judgement calls, but I thought were breakers calls

That's the season with Mayberry and this lot.

Anyway.

Poor man to man defence by Shaun long on the Patterson 3 pointer. Vukona with an amazing screen. Again the story of our season. We missed vukona in the trenches. And as great as long is, his man to man defence was woeful

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Alphonses Korku Ayitey  
Earlier this year

White wash coming up with Cats n Bullets.
The margins will be glaring.

However bright side is, the same year the 36ers tried to screw me over for an extra $100, the same year they missed out even though NS said its the best team ever assembled.

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