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Phoenix v Breakers Jan 5
Whoever wins this game with be in 5th spot.
New Zealand are surging ahead at the moment with a run of four wins. They have had more drama this season than a group of private school girls. Phoenix aren't without drama either as they have released Benson from his duties during the week (Hedges went a long time ago)
Great to see both teams backing the bushfire appeal with donations each time they dunk or score a 3. Should make for an interesting game.
The Phoenix can be just Creeky and Roberson. They need the rest of the team to lift. Similarly, Abba can't do it with Hopson and Henry. New Zealand got smashed in Round 6 in Melbourne, but a lot of water has flowed under that bridge. Both teams with lots of reasons for a win should make this a close game. Harder to pick than a broken nose.
I'll go Phoenix by 2