Isaac
Last week

Boomers quad selected for Asia Cup Qualifiers

Drmic
H Froling
Sobey
Gliddon
Hodgson
Cadee
Magnay
Wigness
Noi
Djeric
Giddey
Blanchfield
Grida
Naar
Dech
S Froling
Glover
Goulding
Barlow
McCarron
Creek
Pineau
Adnam
Gibson

Coach to be Will Weaver with Caporn and Bruton assisting.



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Anonymous  
Last week

Anyone care to explain the qualifiers format & when/where the Asian Cu is?

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Isaac  
Last week

http://www.fiba.basketball/asiacup/2021/qualifiers/games

Looks like qualifiers start Feb 20?

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Feb 20 inbetween the regular season ending and playoffs starting.
Not ideal timing.

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Anonymous  
Last week

Thoughts out to CG43 who will probably have to postpone his end of season holiday so he can put on the green & gold

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Aussie  
Last week

Maybe I'm reading this wrong but how can Weaver coach the Boomers when he will be coaching the Kings in the playoffs?

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Does the under 20 championship clash with these games?
Good to see Wigness and Giddey in the squad.

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Aussie  
Last week


Does the under 20 championship clash with these games?
Good to see Wigness and Giddey in the squad

Pretty sure the U20 Champs finish on Feb 9

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ME  
Last week

"Maybe I'm reading this wrong but how can Weaver coach the Boomers when he will be coaching the Kings in the playoffs?"

The league has a break for these qualifiers.

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Anyway, for all the people who are in love with throwing the next YouTube mixtape star into a Boomers team, NOW is the chance. With very little to lose, and a subpar talent pool to play against, and a tournament that means little to anyone, you can now play around with your Tamuri Wignesses and Josh Giddeys.

And that's what I want to see. I want to see 6 veterans to keep the ship steady, and 6 guys who could conceivably be in the mix for the 2023 world cup. Wasting spots for guys who are a little past it in age, or who are maybe better than these kids now, but have lower ceilings, isn't worth it for this.

I want to see Giddey, Wigness, Sam Frolling, Will Magnay, Noi, Pineau and Naar all get a spot.

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Cheers Aussie.

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Anonymous  
Last week

So pretty much every Aussie in the NBL got named...except Daniel Johnson.

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Anonymous  
Last week

Let's hope Asia are piss poor, there some ordinary players there.

So Weaver let’s the assistant coaches coach while he’s with the boomers, not ideal imo.

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Anonymous  
Last week

"So pretty much every Aussie in the NBL got named...except Daniel Johnson."

Even through a change of coaching staff the important boomers traditions live on

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Aussie  
Last week

I agree ME

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KET  
Last week

Lol what's the deal with DJ not getting any boomers love?

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I'm taking away Cairns and Melbourne players on assumption ( not fact) that they will be in the playoffs.

As ME has said earlier we don't need all veterans just a few.
I would take Creek, Drmic and Sobey.
Would take Giddey and Wigness for valuable experience.
Other promising young talent such as Magnay,Naar, Sam Froling, Dech and Pineau all should get a run.

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DJ will be 35 at next world cup.
I agree with giving younger guys like Magnay a chance.

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Anonymous  
Last week

"Anyone care to explain the qualifiers format & when/where the Asian Cu is?"

Basically we're in a group with New Zealand, Guam and Hong Kong. We need to finish top 2 to qualify automatically or finish 3rd to qualify for a second round. Each team plays each other twice in the home and away format. Teams that qualify to the Asia Cup also qualify for the qualifications to the next World Cup.

Asia Cup is sometime in 2021 (I think August), hasn't been announced where.

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Anonymous  
Last week

Wheres Ogilvy!! Lemanis is gone now

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Anonymous  
Last week

step 1, cross off players involved in the nbl finals
step 2, list remaining players by position
step 3, select the 2 youngest players at each position
step 4, round out the team with the youngest guard and youngest forward

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Anonymous  
Last week

"Wheres Ogilvy!! Lemanis is gone now"

You really think he deserves a shot?

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Anonymous  
Last week

Yes Ogilvy does deserve a shot and Johnson, yes old but Barlow who has been average this year still gets nominated, Gibson as well.

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Luuuc  
Last week

What ME said.
The opposition sucks so let's look to the future with our picks.

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Mystro  
Last week

Magnay & Pineau would be locks for me

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Starters:
Naar
Sobey
Creek
Pineau
Magnay

Bench:
Wigness
Giddey
Dech
Drmic
S Froling
H Froling
Hodgson.

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ME  
Last week

""Wheres Ogilvy!! Lemanis is gone now"

You really think he deserves a shot?"

I'm surprised this isn't common knowledge now, but Ogilvy cooked his own goose in 2012 when he missed out the Olympic team. He posted on Twitter mocking the Boomers for losing during the tournament. The players on the team don't like him (how much does Bogut delight in destroying him?) and the coaches have long memories, as that was Brett Brown it happened under.

Ogilvy did his dash.

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Anonymous  
Last week

Naar ahead of Dech, lol he doesn't even start ahead of him in the nbl.

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ME  
Last week

The only upside of this tournament I see is that it allows the Boomers to widen their depth even further as to who could potentially be called upon when the time comes.

Some are still whinging about the selection, but it worked well for Nick Kay, who was at very least a very solid Boomer in major tournament. He was blooded over the course of Asia Cup qualifiers, and never actually played in a World Cup qualifier or anything else of significance before then.

And you never know who is going to take to the international game. There might be someone in this line up who shines more playing international ball than he does in the NBL. Jason Cadee probably sits in that equation, despite only realistically being good enough to show out against Asian level teams.

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Anonymous  
Last week

Scratch Sydney, Perth, cairns, Melbourne atm.

Guards
Sobey / Naar / Giddey
Dech / Glover

Forwards
Drmic / Blanchfield / Gliddon over grida atm.

Post
Creek/ Magnay / Pineau / Hodgson


Little early for Wigness and froling bros.

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Anonymous  
Last week

The funny thing about the boomers not selecting players from finals teams...NZ Will not do the same!

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Anonymous  
Last week

Perrtttth, Sydney no one there for kiwis.
Cairns have Kenny and Melbourne have ili, smith Milner...
They have plenty to work with

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Cool Howie  
Last week

Pineau? Don't make me laugh man. This is international basketball.

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Cool Howie  
Last week

Glover?? What is this goody ranga going to do?

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Anonymous  
Last week

Where's cadee?

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ME  
Last week

"NZ Will not do the same!"

Who do NZ have that we should be concerned about who might be playing finals? Smith-Milner. I'll sleep fine I think.

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Luuuc  
Last week

Pineau? Don't make me laugh man. This is international basketball.


Is it though? We have to get past Guam and Hong Kong.

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AK-47  
Last week

Assuming we take 12 and if we drew a line through Sydney, Perth, Cairns and Melbourne teams we'd look at something like this. I'm not convinced we'll take Wigness or Giddey, rather just give them some exposure in camp.

1 Cadee/Naar/Dech
2 Sobey/Gliddon
3 Blanchfield/Drmic
4 Creek/Magnay/Pineau
5 Hodgson/H.Froling

I'd much prefer to start Gliddon over Cadee at the point but get the impression Cadee might get the starters gig.

I foresee a depth chart something along the lines of:

1 Cadee(22)/Naar(12)/Dech (6)
2 Sobey(25)/Gliddon(15)
3 Blanchfield(25)/Drmic(10)/Creek(5)
4 Creek(25)/Magnay(5)/Pineau(10)
5 Hodgson(20)/Froling(10)/Magnay(10)

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Anonymous  
Last week

All of you putting Naar ahead of Dech obviously don't watch Illawarra play, Dech is a far better all round player. Pineau is a five man, and as much as Drimic comes across as tosser he’s far better than Blanchfield.

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Bear  
Last week

Good luck team, go Boomers!

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Anonymous  
Last week

Dech not a point guard and not an absolute know down shooter to be a 2 guard. You hit the nail on the head of a better all round player but basketball is a speacialists league now and outside his defence he's not elite at anything. Near is an elite organiser and play maker at point so is ahead.

Agreed Pineau is a 5, and while the hype for him is huge right now he's far behind Hodgson and Magnay of what an international 5 man does. Protect the rim, roll and dunk.

Drmic ahead of Blanchfield is silly. Can't comment further than that.

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Anonymous  
Last week

Does Naar ever defend the best opposition guard ?No, always hiding him. Good international coaches will realise quickly and close him down offensively, already happening in nbl after his few stand out games. He was back to less than 10 minutes in his last game for hawks.

Magnay can play four and Pineau five.

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Hong Kong and Guam. Our only decent competition is NZ.
Definitely go with more young guys and a few vets.
We don't need Creek, Drmic and Blanchfield all together.
Same as we don't need all 3 Brisbane guards.
Mix it up.

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Cram  
Last week

Is Wesley playing for Guam?

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Perthworld's big brother  
Earlier this week

Goulding and McCarron look like being available if Melbourne United continue their slide.

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