Anonymous
Earlier this year

Anyone But Sydney

Anyone But Sydney

Been a disappointing year, and all the furore around Joey isn't helping. Hopefully we can salvage a bit of pride this weekend, but I'm not holdin my breath. But I am onboard the ABS train. Fuckit, even if Perf & Sydney make the GF, I'll be cheering for the ferals.

#AnyoneButSydney

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I am on the ABS train as well. Adelaide Ball Suckers.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Adelaide bullshit season.

They have a lot them.

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Hoopie  
Earlier this year

ABP. Perth have had more than enough trophies.

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Andrew  
Earlier this year

Perth are like Golden State though...you just want to see them rack up the rings.

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Anon  
Earlier this year

AB Sucks

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AngusH  
Earlier this year

Does anyone still want to see GSW win rings? Only reason I'm remotely interested in the NBA this year is that it's relatively wide open.

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KET  
Earlier this year

In terms of most to least happy to see them win it all:

1 36ers
2 Cairns
3 Hawks
4 SEM
5 Bullets
6 Kings
7 NZ
8 Melbourne
9 Perth

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

#AnyoneButSydney

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KET  
Earlier this year

#AnyoneButPerthSydneyMelbourneNZBrisbaneSEMIllawarraCairns

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Haha KET.
Good to see an Adelaide fan on the forum.

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Perthworld .  
Earlier this year

#anyonebutsteindl

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LV  
Earlier this year

Pros and Cons

Kings

Pros:
- Casper the people's champ
- Skywalker
- Moller the people's role player
- Bogut
- They aren't the Perth Wildcats

Cons:
- D'head owner
- They're from Sydney
- The Didi free kick
- The most expensive team in the history of the NBL 

Wildcats

Pros
- Damien Martin 
- Quality team basketball

Cons
- Trevor Gleeson
- The Red Army
- All the Home Cooking
- Shawn Redhage's face on the TV

This is closer than I thought it would be.....

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LV  
Earlier this year

Pros and Cons

Kings

Pros:
- Casper the people's champ
- Skywalker
- Moller the people's role player
- Bogut
- They aren't the Perth Wildcats

Cons:
- D'head owner
- They're from Sydney
- The Didi free kick
- The most expensive team in the history of the NBL 

Wildcats

Pros
- Damien Martin 
- Quality team basketball

Cons
- Trevor Gleeson
- The Red Army
- All the Home Cooking
- Shawn Redhage's face on the TV

This is closer than I thought it would be.....

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Anyone but Perth.

The team are fairly likable now that Redhage has retired and wagstaff spends most of his time on the bench, but Gleeson is the biggest flog in Australian sport and the fans are dumber than a sack of spanners.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

LV is is Damian not Damien. Show some respect! ;)

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AngusH  
Earlier this year

"The most expensive team in the history of the NBL "

Been discussed ad nauseam, but no way that is true - not even the most expensive team in the league this year. My money would be on the team fighting for the #4 spot.

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Manu Fieldel  
Earlier this year

For real, what's with the Sydney hate?

They haven't been a genuine threat for how long? Sydney is the people's team. Cairns won't win it all

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Luuuc  
Earlier this year

Anyone But Sydney!!*

*unless Melbourne finish 4th

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AngusH  
Earlier this year

The Sydney hate is presumably a lot more for non-basketball reasons than anything else. Otherwise, we've been generally lousy and stuffed up more opportunities than anyone over the past 3 seasons. Before that, we were poorly run and mostly a budget team ever since coming back from folding.

Cairns could easily win it all, I think. Having to win twice in Perth (most likely) is a tough ask, but it's a hell of a lot of pressure on Perth in game 1, also.

Over a 5 game series I think i'd favour Cairns over any team in the league regardless of homecourt advantage.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Sydney is the people's team.

Except in Sydney. Many of their own fans don't connect to this team at all.

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pls  
Earlier this year

"and the fans are dumber than a sack of spanners."

bound to be a few bad eggs in the largest body of supporters in the league.

chin up champ.

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AngusH  
Earlier this year

"Except in Sydney. Many of their own fans don't connect to this team at all."

Sort of true. Have to say, the discussion with a couple of the season ticket holders around us this year has been about who unattractive our brand of basketball has been generally - sort of a less exaggerated Houston Rockets, where everything is on the rim or from 3 (with a strong emphasis on the later). And we have guys who can put heat on the rim, but we go through large stretches where it's just all 3s. A part of it I would say though has been our continual changing rotations due to injuries and bringing in new faces.

The ownership group has put more of an emphasis on fan interaction and Kings school visits and things this season than the last couple of years though which hopefully gets things back to the state they were when I was a kid. Attendance has also been really good in general, and I think the game-day experience is improving game-by-game.

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D2.0  
Earlier this year

Naturally I would like to see the Cats win,
but I would also be stoked to see Cairns win. So yeah if Sydney make the GF, either way I'll be screaming for the other team.

As for the semi, yeah I'd like to s them lose.
So yeah:
#anyonebutSydney

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Pros and Cons

Sydney

Pros:
-err

Cons:
-Dickhead Owner
-Dickhead Fans
-Dickhead City
-Dickhead Bogut
-Highest Paid team in the history of the NBL
-Dickhead Fans denying they are the Highest Paid team in History
-Elbows Kickert
-Stupid Uniforms
-Arrogant Name
-Pathetic History
-Fairweather Fans
-Angus

Perf

Pros:
-LV's head will explode

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Of the Six teams currently in contention, my order of preference would be:

1. Cairns
2. Brisbane
3. Melbourne
4. New Zealand
5. Perth
6. Sydney

#AnyoneButSydney

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I'm a Breakers fan but have nothing against Sydney.

#AnyoneButMelbourne

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I actually do not think Sydney make it out of the first round. By the time the semi finals start Bogut and Didi won't have played for close to 5 weeks. Train all you like but match fitness is a different beast and the playoffs it goes up again. I think they are very shaky at best.

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Senator11  
Earlier this year

"Kings school visits and things this season than the last couple of years though which hopefully gets things back to the state they were when I was a kid."

Does Bogut do this? I can imagine it's beneath him, never saw him do anything like that when he was in his prime in the NBA. Honest question though, we see all the Cats guys visiting rural parts of WA all the time including Cotton and Terrico very regularly.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

That's because they do everything better over there and play for free.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Sydney or Perth...

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