Isaac
Last year

United vs Bullets, Dec 29

Neither team has had a consistent run to close the year, Melbourne dropping the home game against Cairns, and Brisbane beating the Kings before falling to the Breakers.

Anyone fancy the Bullets?

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Anonymous  
Last year

It's Independence Day in Mongolia, and that means the Bullets are also In (the) Deep End without a paddle.

What, don't you like wit and sarcasm?

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Zodiac  
Last year

Ease up on this trolling of Jack Toft FFS. He puts in a lot of effort and without him some games wouldn't even have threads and others would just be anonymous dickheads constantly trolling to try and destroy the place and you're doing a very good job of it I might add.

If not for Jack Toft I'm not sure I would even bother to come here anymore.

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Think United should get the W.

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LoveBroker  
Last year

Highlighting the price of fish in Mongolia has no linkage to an Illawarra game is not trolling.

I am sure others would start game threads with relevant, interesting and God forbid even funny content if Toft were to vanish.

I'd like to thank Isaac for creating these two game day threads.

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Jack Toft  
Last year

Crikey, aren't I allowed a sleep in on a Sunday morning?

Bugs Bunny United should get this one over the Yosemite Sam Bullets. Not enough fire power from Sam to beat the cunning of the wascally wabbits

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I would like to thank Lovebroker for not creating these game threads.

Comes across as a bitter person, must be fun at parties.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Brisbane are very average, I can't see them anywhere near Melbourne even allowing for Melbourne’s inconsistency. Melbourne by 13 .

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Anonymous  
Last year

Melbourne should win this easily.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Yes the trolls are destroying this place now.

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Anonymous  
Last year

If the Bullets get the win, does anyone think United could lose their hold on third spot over the coming rounds?

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Anonymous  
Last year

If united lose to Brisbane they have no business being in the top 4

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Anonymous  
Last year

Brisbane will choke, they are professionals at it.

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GordonG47  
Last year

Can't believe I'm wanting the Bullets to win...

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Perth Wilburs  
Last year

Melbourne strong in the 4th. Melbourne to win, $500 at $1.95

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Anonymous  
Last year

Burger code for VIC : Jersey. Thanks Jason Cadee!

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Perth Wilburs  
Last year

Melbourne looks strong. Can't see Vader hitting many more shots.

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Mystro  
Last year

Melbourne didn't even bother to wear their Loony Tunes jerseys, too cool for school?

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Anonymous  
Last year

Refs looking after United now.

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Jbone  
Last year

Wtf is a cider in basketball terms and why does this muppet on commentary keep using it as if its a super common term. I know what he's trying to say but I've search alot of basketball terms and forum's pretty sure no one else uses the term other than this one commentator.
If I'm mistaken can someone please correct me?

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Anonymous  
Last year

United will miss the playoffs

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Anonymous  
Last year

cider? A soda?

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Anonymous  
Last year

This ain't over and refs coming to Melbourne assistance

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6 teams fighting for 3rd and 4th.
Sydney and Perth fighting for top spot.
Gonna be a great finish to the season.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Wow united suck, this is a terrible loss to a terrible team.

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Anonymous  
Last year

the worst thing in the nbl is the usf and the refs video replay checking. The NBL can have their own rules, piss off the FIBA rules.

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Anonymous  
Last year

LVs left ear
Daylight
LVs right ear

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AngusH  
Last year

Mayberry has to be the Bunnings player of the match tonight.

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Zodiac  
Last year

I didn't listen to the commentary but I assume it was Dwayne Russell commentating. A soda is footy parlance for an easy shot on goal. Got nothing to do with basketball of course but footy heads can't help themselves.

Yep Video Vaughan best on ground tonight ;)

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Anonymous  
Last year

He's saying cider/sider though. No idea what he means.

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AngusH  
Last year

On the plus side, Kidd looked OK for Melbourne. Seemed to slot in pretty nicely today and was active.

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Anonymous  
Last year

cider means the same as a soda but for over 18s

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Anonymous  
Last year

"Melbourne strong in the 4th. Melbourne to win, $500 at $1.95".

Idiot.

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Anonymous  
Last year

United a team of stars who like it easy, they should be first on talent and they have spent more than all. They could still win it but they look a rabble at present. Trimble and Long have talent but just don't understand basketball.

The competition is so even, Perth still favourites.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Time for Dean Vickerman to go, recruited players to this team that don't stand up.
CG43 is the teams best shooter and they don't run plays for him to get open to score. Just bazaar.
Long plays well when there is no pressure on at the start of the game. Goes missing when the game needs to be won
Trimble can't carry the team to wins
Barlow is well passed it

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Anonymous  
Last year

CG43 to Perth next season?

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Luuuc  
Last year

Yeah, I can't see Cotton keeping his spot next season so we will be looking for a good SG

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Anonymous  
Last year

CG is a selfish SOB so no way a class organisation like Perth will go after him

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Anonymous  
Last year

A team as talented on paper as Melbourne should not be 10-9. The only way that happens is when there are internal issues in the team. I think that's becoming more evident with each loss. The poor body language and lack of camaraderie is showing.

Trimble and Long are in it for themselves. Terrible recruiting.

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Anonymous  
Last year

The internal issues started last season when Trist got cut for a player no better than him and the money BJ Kennedy was earning spread to the rest team and supposed miss information of players wages.
You can't have a team of stars, you need role players who understand. Trimble is so used to playing iso ball but can’t do that at Melbourne, he doesn’t no when to pass or shoot. There defence for a Vickerman coached side is deplorable.

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Anonymous  
Last year

BJ
miss information
no
there

Apart from that, good post.

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Perth won't want Goulding.

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Anonymous  
Last year

JC5 sales skyrocketing.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Classic Trimble, couldn't win In cairns can’t win in Melbourne, longs not the issue.

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Anonymous  
Last year

Be worried Vince. No friends in business.

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LV  
Last year

[LVs left ear
Daylight
LVs right ear]

No comeback atm

Freely admit I thought United was headed onwards and upwards after the win against Perth

Just got back from weekend away and very shocked to hear this result. United too talented to miss the 4 but the clock is ticking, they've left themselves vulnerable and open to another injury or two rendering this another disaster season like 14-15 Or 16-17

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Lovebroker  
Last year

Don't forget the season where the team you dislike so much cutting down your nets.

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proud  
Last year

Now I'm not a fan of Dwayne Russell at all but I will clarify something for him, it is a cider or a soda, it's a sighter and he says it early in games when clutch players like Roberson, Cotton, Ware have a shot for 3 early in the game, it's meant to represent that when it is their time to take over the game they will remember how to find the basket.

Is Smith Milner the most selfish 'role player' in the NBL, he continues to walk around on the court like he shouldn't be boxing out for rebounds and he takes so many ill-advised shots... know your role Tohi

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Guy  
Last year

This team is more like Melbourne divided than Melbourne United... So many times they look like a headless chicken!!!

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Anonymous  
Last year

Hilarious that LV is pretending he only "found out" about the result.

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LV  
Last year

[Hilarious that LV is pretending he only "found out" about the result]

Years ago I attended every Tigers home game plus the occasional interstate game, but last year I prolly went to 4 or so, including playoffs

This season I haven't been to a game yet. Saw 5 minutes vs Cairns, none of Bris.

Only games I 100% prioritise to watch are Sydney and Perth, plus will try to attend the playoffs

Life changes, and basketball falls down the priority list.

Always good keeping up with Hoops anons though!

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Anonymous  
Last year

How come you're such an expert then?

Fair enough about having other priorities. The way things are going, you won't have to worry about attending playoffs anyway

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LV  
Last year

Maybe you're right! Still hoping Kidd is the panacea to our defensive woes but letting Brisbane off the chain isn't a great start

I still watch a fair bit of NBL, Kayo and recordable TV makes that easy, but often I'll watch 1.5x or 2x speeds, or watch a half of 3 different games instead of 1 full game. It's just what works for me at this stage of life

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Lovebroker  
Last year

Hilarious that LV is pretending he only "found out" about the result.


Is it possible that we are in the holiday season?

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Anonymous  
Last year

The NBL live scores still work whether you're on holidays or not.

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Lovebroker  
Last year

Is it possible that when one is on holiday one doesn't look at basketball or even one's phone?

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Jbone  
Last year

Proud that makes the most sense if he was actually pronoucing it as Sighter rather than what sounds more like cider. Still think it's a stupid saying everytime I hear it.

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