Anonymous
Last month

Were the Kings robbed?

Top of the leaderboard. Could well have come back to win it. Made the hard decision to put players health first. An honourable move.

I think the Kings deserved it.

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Anonymous  
Last month

I think it should have been inconclusive

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Anonymous  
Last month

Regular season is irrelevant. They chose not to speed the series up. They pulled the pin when they couldn't win. They aren't deserving of anything, even they admit that.

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Old Mate  
Last month

Surely you've got better things to do than come on Hoops Bogut?

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Anonymous  
Last month

Hindsight is actually starting to show kings probably made the right decision. Could they have won it, maybe, maybe not but we will never no.

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Timberball  
Last month

It was a No when they bailed on the series when they were losing.

It was a No 4 days ago when the NBL made the correct decision.

It was an even bigger NO when the whole story came out out about the Kings not wanting to alter the series.

Move on with your life.

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KET  
Last month

Clearly they didn't deserve it

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Cornholio  
Last month

No.

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Lovebroker  
Last month

If the Kings were robbed, it was themselvesthat did the robbing by not taking up the options listed by the NBL.

The NBL offered then Games 4 and 5 in Sydney and the Wildcats even agreed.

What more concessions (reasonable ones) could the leagu e have offered Sydney?

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Dave Q  
Last month

Deserves has nothing at all to do with it. Perth were ahead in the series, therefore they got the biscuits. End of.

Not at all happy about it, but it is the right decision.

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Anonymous  
Last month

I think they should have got it for being the bigger team and putting health first. They were clearly the better team throughout the season

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Anonymous  
Last month

I think they should have given it to kings because Sydney has a larger population then perth so it would have made more people happier if Sydney had been awarded the championship in this time of need

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Anon  
Last month

More population to ignore the PM and medical experts to still go to bondi when told not to... #morons

NSW = No Smarts Whatsoever / Never Stops Whinging... Take your pick

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Jack Toft  
Last month

If anyone was robbed it was the Breakers.

Game gets canned and they could have increase their %. Melbourne slides into finals like Steven Bradbury as a result.

if the Breakers got into the top 4 they could have won it just as easily as the others

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Anon  
Last month

Perth won 2 Sydney won 1, end of story

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D2.0  
Last month

Go away Smithy, nobody likes you.

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FM  
Last month

Perth beat Sydney how many times this season?

You have to make a championship team, not just buy one

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Cornholio  
Last month

During what is essentially a sport lockout we can no doubt look forward to these kind of threads on a daily basis

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Luuuc  
Last month

If we go over the same set of facts enough times, the outcome will eventually be quite different.¹



References
1. The Casper Ware Institute of Statistics & Probability

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koberulz  
Last month

A lower scoring game is worth more in terms of percentage than a higher scoring game. Breakers need to stop citing that.

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Lovebroker  
Last month

I believe the persons to blame for NZ not making the playoffs are 1) Jordan Ngatai and 2) Dan Shamir for giving him court time at the end of that game.

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Anonymous  
Last month

No, no they did not deserve anything.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Should have been inconclusive as said above. Now, to be honest, with the future we have infront of us, I couldn't care less about the nbl.

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Perthworld  
Last month

LOL @ all the random pro-Kings anons coming out of nowhere recently. You're so convincing.

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Anonymous  
Last month

The whole finale was a shitshow. If roles were reversed perthworld, you'd be having a fit. NBL fucked up big time.

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Anonymous  
Last month

You can't tell PerthWanker anything. All he is worried about was win the title at all costs. Always will be the * Championship forever.

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Isaac  
Last month

No, they weren't robbed.

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Anonymous  
Last month

"They were clearly the better team throughout the season"

Just not against the team they were playing and training in the finals series.

Might have been different too if the NBL had played a balanced, 32 game regular season rather than an unbalanced, 28 game season. Let's put an asterisk against 'the better team throughout the season' due to that, perhaps?

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Anonymous  
Last month

"A lower scoring game is worth more in terms of percentage than a higher scoring game."

I'd rather win the higher scoring 101-80 game than the lower scoring 82-81 game.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Kings also had a very favourable draw in the early rounds, which helped them get to 11-1. To then finished 20-8 shows that they were fortunate early on, and then pretty mediocre as the season went on. Lots of talent, not "clearly" the best at anything.

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FM  
Last month

Don't ever mention playing with 4 imports whilst the other teams had 3. Did Perth beat them with 2?

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alexkrad  
Last month

no

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Anonymous  
Last month

Nope. Kings were offered to play best-of-3 and declined because they didn't want an away elimination game. Offered to speed up Game 4 and said they wanted more rest.

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Andrew  
Last month

NO

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Cornholio  
Last month

Absolutely not.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Probably, more than likely.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Lot of absolute mouth breathers on here that have no concept of society beyond a basketball forum

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Anonymous  
Last month

That's a bit unfair. Not all Sydney supporters are mouth breathers.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Not all Sydney but 99.9% of Perth supporters fit the bracket of mouth breathers.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Zing!

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Perthworld  
Last month

The whole finale was a shitshow. If roles were reversed perthworld, you'd be having a fit. NBL fucked up big time.
No, as the Wildcats would not have given up being 2-1 down like the Kings did, who weaseled their way out of the series by declining all options presented to them. They gambled on it being declared void and lost. Smith thought he was smart playing the system but instead was exposed as being devious and dumb.

NBL handled it excellently given the circumstances. Well done LK.

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Perthworld  
Last month

The whole finale was a shitshow. If roles were reversed perthworld, you'd be having a fit. NBL fucked up big time.

No, as the Wildcats would not have given up being 2-1 down like the Kings did, who weaseled their way out of the series by declining all options presented to them. They gambled on it being declared void and lost. Smith thought he was smart playing the system but instead was exposed as being devious and dumb.

NBL handled it excellently given the circumstances. Well done LK.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Perthworld, how old are you?!?

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Perthworld  
Last month

How old is Paul Smith?

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Anonymous  
Last month

How old are the 1988 Supercats?

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Cornholio  
Last month

Asking someones age is personal but I I estimate Perthworld to be 40+ and single?....

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Cornholio  
Last month

No.

Only an idiot would think otherwise.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this week

No.

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