Anonymous
Earlier this year

Sydney v Melbourne Game 1

Not long to go now.

Can Melbourne challenge the Kings?

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Pippen  
Earlier this year

Kings for the win.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Hope Melbourne win

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Hope the Kings win.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Kings by 20

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Let's see if the Sydney Kings $3.56 million dollar payroll pays off

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Home cooking in Sydney. China town might be closed but all the chefs are at QDOS bank arena

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LV  
Earlier this year

#seeincredible

#HomeCooking

Casper uses CG tactics on CG

Then 2 questionable calls on United

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Homicide couldn't tell that Trimble subbed on for Goulding after two early fouls. Thought Trimble had started

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Scout  
Earlier this year

this game is ugly so far

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Scout  
Earlier this year

still ugly - Sydney need to box out or they are gaaaawn

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George  
Earlier this year

You said it Scout.
Kings awful. Getting killed on the glass. Shooting all round poor.
Bogus continues to stand under hoop defensively doing zero.
He's no threat.

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George  
Earlier this year

Finals or not. Kings scoring in the 1st quarter is pathetic.
Ware playing hero ball. 3 pointers not even close. 0/5. Show pony.
Finals man, drive to the hoop.
Pressure the defense.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Feels like Melbourne should be further ahead

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Long should get more minutes, especially after he hit a couple early

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Sydney not playing well but lucky for them Melbourne shooting has been poor. Should be up a lot more than 4.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Melbourne 2/13 from the 3 point line.

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Four import team is hard to beat

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

^ lol

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

melo in cotton mode

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Melo wishes.

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George  
Earlier this year

Ware crying as usual. Bogus is rubbish. United should be up by more. This could get ugly for the Kings.

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Sydney would play alot better if they with the legal limit of 3 imports.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Violet crumble epic choke

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Lovebroker  
Earlier this year

Casper Ware loves to flop on a three. Complains when Melo does it to him.

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Kas  
Earlier this year

MELO on FIRE!!!!

SHEA ILLI on FIRE DEFENSIVELY!!

Ridiculous calls on CG

GO UNITED!!!!!

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Scout  
Earlier this year

Cooks showing some confidence in Sydney at the half:

'We are the best team in the league - we'll be right'

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George  
Earlier this year

Kings defensively poor. United shooting at will.
United scrambling in defense. Nothing easy for the Kings in offence.
Simple to fix.
More effort on defence Kings & drive to the hoop on offence. Stop just shuffling the ball outside.
Bogus needs to get out from under the hoop & make it difficult for the shooters instead of just waiting to catch the ball coming out of the net

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AngusH  
Earlier this year

Both teams playing pretty poor (Trimble and McCarron/Shea on D are the exceptions), but it's only halftime and Aylen already has a couple of the biggest howlers I've seen from him yet.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Kicking your leg into the defensive player when shooting should be an offensive foul. Seen way too much of it from Trimble tonight.

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Another Anon  
Earlier this year

Compared to last night's game, this is Monday night social league stuff.

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George  
Earlier this year

Kings shooting options are embarrassing.
Under 10's stuff

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George  
Earlier this year

United by 30+. Kings cant defend & they're offence is hopeless.

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Pippen  
Earlier this year

Either too much or not enough Bondi Protein for Sydney.

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George  
Earlier this year

51-39. Kings to wave the white flag.
Game over!!!!!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Both these teams will get destroyed by Perth.. or Cairns for that matter.

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George  
Earlier this year

At least Newley is trying. The rest of the kings are below average.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Newley attack mode

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George  
Earlier this year

Kickert has what role? Carry the water bottles.

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Sydney 4 import team should be far too good in the 4th.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Whats the record for most points by a bench player in the NBL finals? Trimble must be close

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George  
Earlier this year

You know Trimble is shooting 3's & you still don’t defend it. That’s kiddies defence.
Kings out in 2 games.

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knowall  
Earlier this year

Melbourne finally playing the D that vickmans teams known for

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George  
Earlier this year

Kings haven't been in the game all night. How about next game Bogut shuts his mouth pre game.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Snoozefest

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Lol sydney with some cooking!! One foul in a qtr

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George  
Earlier this year

Ware 1/11 from field & 0/8 from 3 point range.
You get paid for being that shit?????.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Surely the last 24hrs puts an end to the Cotton vs Ware debate

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Gus3232  
Earlier this year

Long way to go kids.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Hero ball will be United downfall here

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Gus3232  
Earlier this year

United inviting Sydney to win this with some horrendous shot selection.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Wtf are Melbourne doing, just jacking shit 3s

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

United choking, haven't scored in 4:30.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

United and Goulding throwing this away!!

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

Eight second violation by MEL to top off the non-scoring. What a meltdown.

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UseTaHoop  
Earlier this year

Can't Jack up bad 3s if you can’t get the ball over halfway

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Gus3232  
Earlier this year

Mind you, why the hell would you have the player of the game sitting at such a crucial time? Baffling.

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George  
Earlier this year

Kickert sucks balls

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UseTaHoop  
Earlier this year

Bizarre game

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Scout  
Earlier this year

that Brazilian bloke goes ok

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Btown  
Earlier this year

Shaping up as an all time great choke.

Launching 3s from the logos for no reason, turnover central, long being bullied down low. It's all falling apart

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Gus3232  
Earlier this year

One of the more extraordinary meltdowns by an NBL team. WTF happened? Just bizarre.

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George  
Earlier this year

Got to eat my words boys. Nice comeback. United blow a16 point lead. Who wins it now. 25 secs left

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

epic choke job

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Mentally, the weakest team I've ever seen.

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Hard to beat a 4 import team

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Someone please check on LV!!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Melbourne threw away that game Sydney didn't make a "comeback" even Sydney needs to work on their next game

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

LV takes off Trimble and Long and they give up a 16ot lead because if it. LV needs to be sacked.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

What a suprise sydney make their run with lazy, selfish bogut on the bench. Only way sydney can beat perth is if they do what golden state did in the finals and started not playing bogut at all. With him they are just too slow and lazy

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

DV

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Good to see you here Gus3232. Man that is seriously one of the biggest chokes I have ever seen.

The Melbourne United Crumbles. Cough, cough, choke.

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Andrew  
Earlier this year

Melbourne are a talented but low IQ team

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Jeez. That hurts!
United will lose the 2nd one by 25 now...

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

What was that? Vickerman leaving his best players on the bench until it was too late. Goulding chucking up rushed hero shots when Melbourne should've been using the clock. Dear oh dear.

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Zodiac  
Earlier this year

Massive choke job and massive coaching blunder by Vickerman. As much as I like him as a coach he needs to admit that he cost his the team the game.

Taking Trimble off and then letting Goulding & Barlow start jacking up wild threes was the only way the Kings could get back in it.

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krayola  
Earlier this year

Suck it Melbourne

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Yinka Dare  
Earlier this year

That was entertaining in an interesting way. Melb decide to take off the only guys scoring for whatever reason.

Sad when the half time fan shooter is actually better than most of the players

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AngusH  
Earlier this year

The violet comebacks?

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AngusH  
Earlier this year

Have to say, haven't heard a Sydney crowd make that much noise since the days of Goorj. Don't know how it sounded on TV, but it was something else in person.

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Power  
Earlier this year

I am a Melbourne supporter but that was the most piss poor performance in season of piss poor performances. All they had to was hold their form and look for the good shot. That's basketball 101

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ME  
Earlier this year

Melbourne shit the bed and ruined their chance to make this a series. They started jacking up garbage aimlessly, quick into a shot clock as though the clock was their enemy while it was actually their friend - up by fucking 16!

Melbourne is done now. They just don't have the depth or gears Sydney has. Sydney in 2.

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

Your up in the 4th. Use the shot clock, milk the clock. Don't jack up a shot with 20 seconds left. Idiots Melbourne.

Sydney are a liability with Bogut on the court, lazy to guard outside paint so Long heaves the 3 pointers.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

MELTDOWN UNITED

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

Go hard or go to Melbourne.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Sack that idiot Vickerman!

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Power  
Earlier this year

Not solely Vickerman's fault. Too many heros not enough discipline. Not enough hunger. They need a ground up rebuild

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Too many selfish players in Melbourne.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

At the 2 minute mark there was an incorrect call on a back court violation. Melbourne did not have control of the ball it was stolen by newley then thrown back into play...but the shot clock stayed as if melbourne had the ball. Then Sydney score 2 to bring it within 1.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Melbourne United is having the same drama that Adelaide had, ego city.

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Senator11  
Earlier this year

Wow, from one of the greatest finals ever last night, to one of the biggest chokes I've seen, we've got it all this year!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

not eg. trimble is just plain stupid. has the basketball IQ of a Grapefruit.

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AngusH  
Earlier this year

Sheesh, Didi +27 in 16 mins, Bogut -16, Kicks +19. Sorta backs up how it felt during the game.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Melbourne Untied. That is all. Cough

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Tribe  
Earlier this year

Keep imports. Replace coach.

Please.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Goulding proved to be the spud everyone knows he is. Selfish prick.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

What about Goulding's basketball IQ? Jacking up all that rubbish in the last 5, with the shot from nearly half court with time on the shot clock to top it off...

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D2.0  
Earlier this year

wow, that's one of the worst chokes I have seen in a while...

reafirms my view that the overall winner is coming from the other series

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Perth Wilburs  
Earlier this year

If Sydney didn't have their 4th import they would of lost by 2.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

^Are you still crying about that lol

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Name the four imports that played. Good luck with it, don't be scared. Idiot.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Name the four imports that played. Good luck with it, don't be scared. Idiot.

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KET  
Earlier this year

Inb4 someone says there will be an asterisk

...might be too late

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Ware
Tate
Didi


That's 3 Sorry Perth Wilburs you are almost as bad as that other Perth idiot.

Actually it's 2 since Didi is technically a next star.

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LV  
Earlier this year

Wow

United threw that away. They were so good for so long, committed, focused, until the last 6 or 7 minutes.

Had it in the bag, then started throwing up ill advised shots and dumb turnovers. Completely lost the plot. The crowd got involved and United could no longer handle the semi final pressure.

I think United's given them their best shot. Trimble and Long were superb. Ili shut Casper down. And still, Sydney came back.

Sydney are best team in the history of the NBL on paper. They didn't live up to that tonight, but I think we'll see a sweep now.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

"Sydney are best team in the history of the NBL on paper"

Haha wow now there's a take hotter than the sun

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LV  
Earlier this year

[At the 2 minute mark there was an incorrect call on a back court violation. Melbourne did not have control of the ball it was stolen by newley then thrown back into play.]

Just watched replay . You're right

There was also the Long continuation that should've been awarded.

Louzada got away with multiple fouls in the last couple of minutes. Over zealous D and United guards weren't allowed to cut- he was illegally blocking their path on multiple occasions.

Still, that's what happens when the crowd gets involved.

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LV  
Earlier this year

[
Haha wow now there's a take hotter than the sun]

It's probably them or United of 2018. Those are the two from recent memory who stand out

Starting 5 has no weak links. Excellence all round. Offensively and defensively. Lisch is the weakest player!

The bench has Newley who would start on most NBL teams, plus Didi, Moller and Kickert. It's a helluva list now they're finally all assembled

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Bol  
Earlier this year

It was like watching a car crash. So good for three quarters all they needed to do is use the clock to their advantage to secure the win. They start show boating and the coach leaves his two best players on the bench.

Unbelievable choke one for the ages.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Like yesterday's game you can throw all the stats refs decisions out the window, Cairns yesterday and Melbourne today make there free throws and they go away winners.
Enjoyable game just for the suspense, not the quality of yesterday’s but still great. The nbl is in a very strong position, 13100 at a kings game, it’s unheard of and is certainly the number one summer sport in Sydney now. Loving every minute.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Minus 23 to McCarron, oh boy.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Taylor isn't the best player on the team but you can see the team needed him out there ... it’s the little things he does that helps the team win games, his energy, defense and ability to take the pressure of Casper load. Running into screens and chasing Melo all night caused him to look sluggish. The way he’s been playing these last 10 games, I promise you they’ll bring him back to the lineup

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

LV you might want to read the rules around possession and control. Newley taps the balll backwards stopping it from going out of court. He does not take possession of the ball thus there is no change of control or 24 reset.

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LV  
Earlier this year

Fair enough then

75 attempted threes after 70 the night before. What's the record? Can't be far off it

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Mat  
Earlier this year

One thing for sure. People probably going to stay till the end for the next few games.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

(They start show boating and the coach leaves his two best players on the bench.)

Just the same as Adelaide. Ego town.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Melbourne led by 16 when he brought Long and Trimble back on, Weaver left Bogut on the bench and the rest is history. They have struggled defensively all season. Goulding and Trimble can't survive in the same team, some tough decisions ahead for Melbourne with their imports, starting with Prather.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Trimble came back on with 2 minutes remaining - too late.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

^Bad coaching

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Trimble was great offensively but again there is two ends of the court, still not great on man on man D and struggles on team D. Leading by that many it wasn't that bad an idea keeping him off, playing Barlow instead of Kidd was probably not the smartest though.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Someone told me that if Melbourne just took shot clock violations for the last six minutes they probably would've won.

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Camel 31  
Earlier this year

Was that Glenn Saville who threw one in from halfway and won $10,000,
or (just) a lookalike.

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