Jack Toft
Earlier this year

ILL v ADL Mar 4

Adelaide just ran out of steam last game and did the honourable thing by letting the Breakers play themselves back into form. Both teams go into Thunderdome with two straight losses, so it will be a hat-trick of losses for one team after tonight. Can Adelaide purchase a win?
Ah... a loss for the Hawks could see them tumble out of the top 4 with a Kings win, and that means a dark Tomorrow-morrow for the Sixers, who certainly won't be inviting any debaters back to their room to iron a shirt.
"Two teams enter, one team leaves." Hawks to pile on the woes for the Sixers.

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Perth fan.  
Earlier this year

Surely the hawks are due a win.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Sixers by as many as they want.

Hawks are utter crap.

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Mystro  
Earlier this year

Adelaide can't play ant worse than they did against NZ but who's going to stop Tyler Harvey and Jessup from getting what they want?

Hawks by 7.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

How bad are Adelaide going to look with no Humphries protecting the paint & being Giddey's roll man?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

DJ will need to go for 40.

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Senator11  
Earlier this year

36ers better hope that their new import is going to work out, cos without Hump for 6 weeks they are going to be terrible.

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Zodiac  
Earlier this year

Season is over for the Sixers now, I just hope we don't humiliate ourselves again tonight. Last game against NZB was probably the worst Sixers loss I've ever seen I felt crook all night and couldn't sleep just such a pathetic and humiliating loss.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Play Mud! Would be great to see Mud and Isaac White going at it tonight.

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

Last game against NZB was probably the worst Sixers loss I've ever seen I felt crook all night and couldn't sleep just such a pathetic and humiliating loss.

Are you for real? I hope you have more than that in your life.

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Perth fan.  
Earlier this year

"Sixers by as many as they want Hawks are crap."

Are you for real?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

#433 you can watch that when they both run around in NBL1 next season

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

433 Issac White wiould tear Mudronja to pieces.
Henry has given him 5minutes court time for the year, surely he wouldn't humiliate him anymore than he already is?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Hawks by so much that Akoldah Gak is on the floor in the 3rd quarter

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Why would a perth fan care abouts the Hawks most are to arrogant to see past the Wildcats to know other teams actually exist.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Na we know all the other teams exist. I think we've beaten every single one of them in a grand final in the past decade.

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Sixers  
Earlier this year

"Henry has given him 5minutes court time for the year, surely he wouldn't humiliate him anymore than he already is?"

Actually lets look at a few stats

Highest minutes
Alex 17
Isaac 15

Highest score
Alex 11
Isaac 8

Both are capable NBL players. The only one that is embarrassing is you

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

446 = absolute clueless tool.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

"Na we know all the other teams exist. I think we've beaten every single one of them in a grand final in the past decade."

If you'd said playoff series you'd be pretty close. I think SEM are the only team Perth haven't beaten in playoffs in the past decade, and there's good reason for that!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Let's look at another stat:

DNP's
Alex 7
Isaac 0

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

^ yep, hard to argue with that.

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Perth fan.  
Earlier this year

We have Kevin White and Swaka Lo Buluk as our bench guards yikes.... would prefer Isaac White over either of them.

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Perth fan.  
Earlier this year

Oh and Hawks by 17.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

461 dumbass, that is a stupid thing when talking about guys in their first yr in the league with different coaches. Sheesh dealing with fools here.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

#474 Just because you don't like the stat doesn't make it less real

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I wish I still acted about Adelaide and how they're tracking. I love the league, but the team has lost me. Did so under Joey, gave them a chance this season, but they’re dull and undermanned in most positions. JVG has done it again.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

C'mon guys; I White head to head with Mudronja - haha, I'm sure the fans are paying to see that, NOT!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Gotta be a Jantke comment about Isaac White and Alex Mudronja....

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Anon  
Earlier this year

Dont be surprised if Sixers steal this game.. pride is a powerful driver.. not sure if they can handle a hot in form DJ and giddey going to constant threat.. expecting jumping Jack quick step McVeigh to again be difficult match up....dech might just be wildcard for sicers.. Sixers by 7....hawks rough trot to continue - over hyped at season beginning. Really looking forward to this game....

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Zodiac  
Earlier this year

John Casey is calling the Cairns vs Sydney game hopefully he'll do the 36ers vs Hawks game afterwards.

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sixtiesrockstar  
Earlier this year

Sixers can't guard 3pt shots. Expecting Jessup and Harvey to get them over the line.

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Zodiac  
Earlier this year

6:51 to go in the 1st and already scored more than the opening quarter of our last two games.

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sixtiesrockstar  
Earlier this year

Should be 2 unsportsmanlike fouls on AJ. First was excessive contact made from behind the ball, then just a blatant elbow to the head. Lucky not to get ejected.

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Zodiac  
Earlier this year

Much better first quarter nice block by Pinder too

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Has Dennis Pinder changed his hair again??

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Zodiac  
Earlier this year

Tiny has yes

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Zodiac  
Earlier this year

Goorj working those refs

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Mystro  
Earlier this year

Bairstow had Giddy on the block and took a couple of dribbles and passed the ball out. Facepalm moment.
Sixers showing some real fight.

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joshuapending  
Earlier this year

That foul. Fail.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Pinder has really made up for no Humphries really proud of his effort.

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Ben  
Earlier this year

Bloody hell it's good to have Casey call a full game.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Yep although he's an energy guy, he seems like a player that needs longer minutes to make a real impact.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Deng adel seriously how many offensive fouls does he give away.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Deng adel seriously how many offensive fouls does he give away.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

when i watch the hawks play i think its the best team ever how its been built
offence and defense players everywhere

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

What are Mudronja's stats at the half?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Giddey with an awesome quarter.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Does Deng Adel have the lowest basketball IQ of all time?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Pretty tired of hearing that Jeopardy music EVERY game in the bubble when there's a review.

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Anon  
Earlier this year

What do the Sixers do at half time.... someone tell them game has 4 f.....n quarters and win this shit....
Indicators were good so just stick to the script....

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Master Chief  
Earlier this year

Use Kendle more Henry!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Giddey is playing well. Does anyone know how old he is?

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

18.

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Krazy  
Earlier this year

DJ really needs to lift here.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

what is DJ history overseas has he ever had a NBA summer league game

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joshuapending  
Earlier this year

This ending is a shame, played better than I thought we would.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Mudronja is the elephant in the room now
Back to the local league, it hasn't worked out
Both parties need to get it sorted ASAP

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

"Sixers by as many as they want Hawks are crap."

Clearly you sir are an idiot.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

USF on Giddy was BS

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Kb_24  
Earlier this year

Why coach Henry his not using hulland..his tall and play good in pre season..

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Does that last post come in English?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

I am sorry DJ is a huge part of the problem
- poor or no defence
- selfish in offence
- takes far too many poor shots
- poor body. Language - absolutely no energy
- does he ever do any of the little things for the team

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Agree with that DJ comment.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

So the new stat is:

DNP's
Alex 8
Isaac 0

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Zodiac  
Earlier this year

DJ's always been our biggest problem. As Joey said on Boti's podcast during the week DJ won't do anything he doesn't want to do.

The 2018 GF we were loaded with talent but it was a minor miracle we made that 2014 GF with him, other than that he's made a career out of putting up numbers on crap teams. Just the way he likes it.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

^ and in doing so getting paid

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Perthworld  
Earlier this year

... and now been appointed captain!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

DJ is one of the best bigs in the league and has been for years.

Love it when we lose and some turn on DJ. If you understand the game Adel and Harvey outside shooting cost the game and DJ was not the one on the perimeter defending these players. Noted we got killed on the glass but we were very undersized tonight.

If we had Isaac and Paul we win the game. As simple as that.

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Zodiac  
Earlier this year

^ and in doing so getting paid


Yep the club gets scared he will leave gives him a 3 year deal final year player option, starts playing defence eight toward the end of the second year then opts out becomes a FA and gets another 3 year deal from us. Same cycle over and over again.

DJ started playing defence right at the end of last season even though our season was already over at that point, opts out and then with Joey's departure we had the opportunity to start fresh especially with Humphries coming in but we turn around and give DJ yet another 3 year deal.

He'll start playing defence towards the end of next season then opt out...

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Well I guess he is doing his job then. Playing well and performing when a new deal is on offer. That would never happen in the real world would it ;)

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

DJ's defence is not costing as games.

Take the Hawks best import out in Harvey and best Aussie out in Adel an we win.

With Humphris out and Paul in quarantine the Jawks had to win.

Any team in the NBL would take a first team NBL PF that can stretch the floor.

If we let DJ go what Aussie talent is going to replace him?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

When is Paul going to play

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Zodiac  
Earlier this year

DJ's defence is not costing as games.


Put aside Harvey as he puts up numbers against every team and who were the guys that stepped us and really hurts us tonight Bairstow & Adel (PF & C, hello DJ!) both coincidentally having their best games of the season.

Any team in the NBL would take a first team NBL PF that can stretch the floor.


No, most teams wouldn't take DJ which is why they never sign him even though he's on the market every second year. How come his home team the Wildcats have never signed him? Because their culture wouldn't put up with his crap they expect their bigs to play some semblance of defence.

If we let DJ go what Aussie talent is going to replace him?


This is something so many Sixers fans say year after year he's got the club and fans by the short and curlies. He pads his stats on crap teams whilst refusing to play defence. I know why don't we sign Humphries to replace him? Oh wait.

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Anon  
Earlier this year

Talking rubbish 7 time NBL all star team.. DJ champion -one of the best Sixers ever and loyal.... so expect him to do it all .. he needs support ... not him.needing to change ...

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Zodiac  
Earlier this year

DJ is not a champion he's never won a championship in his NBL career.

Taking out the one season he left to go and play in Poland (only lasted half a season there rejoined the Sixers late that season) DJ has played 9 full seasons with the Sixers how many times have we made the playoffs in those nine years? Three times. And we're looking a good thing to miss the playoffs again this year, for the third straight year. But DJ's putting up numbers again so it's all good.





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Anon  
Earlier this year

Jay mcvay best sixth man .... cometh the hour cometh the man ... fast becoming most critical member of 6ers... must retain .. young gun ... become cult figure - lovin his flair to be creative . Mcvay makes em pay... do mess with JayMc -

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Randle put up good offensive numbers too...oh wait...he isn't here. For the good numbers DJ puts up with all his flopping on a winning team he is invisible on the defensive end. As Zodiac says no other team has ever touched him and it why he never gets an invite to Boomers camp regardless of who the coach is.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

While not NBL, at least he got his championship at Forestville

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Anon  
Earlier this year

So he puts up big numbers and that's not good enough..... look at who he been playing with.. consistent high volume producer. Exemplary leader on / off court.. let's just knock him - leaves us and then who steps us ?? DJ legend .....

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Tom  
Earlier this year

DJ is one of the best Q1,2,3 bigs going around but one of the worst Q4 players ever. Never seen him step up. Poor shot selection and whiny attitude just don;t. Make him a"go to” player. Hr should live at the line. He expects calls and doesn't get them in Q4. Maybe this new guy will allow him to be a role player which I’m sure he will be better at than the "go to”.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

DJ is a really good talent. The fact he's the absolute softest person to ever live has let him down and sometimes make it hard to root for him.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Mudronja did not even get on the floor when they were pumped by 40 last game.
Simply no excuse for that.
Give him 10 minutes to either prove he is good enough or he isn't .
Don't just shit on him with the whole league watching.
Henry is a clown

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Henry also starts PInder over McVeigh though

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Anon  
Earlier this year

Mud is getting treated like mud... also where was purchase.. teys days are done.. pinder before McVeigh.. strange strange decision and team loses .. need baby in bath water ....

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Master Chief  
Earlier this year

Kendle did good intelligent things on offense and didn't see him after that? For some reason Henry played Dillon next to Giddey? I think Kendle does alright.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

4 DNP CD last night for Connor.

Dont think Ive ever seen that

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Kendle is good enough to be in the NBL just not as an import. He should be chasing citizenship, then he would have a full time gig.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Mudronja is finished at Adelaide, even if Henry does play him what's he going to do? His confidence is shot, he knows he isn’t rated at all, they put Pinder and Teys on the court ahead of him.
Unfortunately looking like another SA junior who got pumped up and overhyped then froze when the real stuff started.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

There's more coaches thn just Henry making these decisions. What input are the assistants having?

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Sixers  
Earlier this year

Ahhhhhhh Zodiac still having shots at DJ whenever you can like the embarrassing fan that you are.

The reality is DJ when he finishes his career will go down as one of the best to play for the Sixers and have his jersey retired and hanging from the rafters.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

There were better players than DJ with no singlets in the rafters

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

McVeigh has improved a lot, his game yesterday was ok but at -16 when he's on the floor is worrying, Adel also had his best game for hawks, it’s no coincidence. Sixers are competitive and were always a long shot of finals.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Lets just sack this bum coach

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Coach got three year contract, he's going ok, mid next season will be the tipping point.

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Anon  
Earlier this year

Confusing. Bring in kendoll and hire Jack purchase and get combined less than e minutes ... why were they brought in .. to keep Mud company or Teys warm... and big big big Ooooo still sits ..
Muchly improved with current none additions minus the Humpty Bear ...
Is there something I am lacking not seeing or misunderstanding about recruits ...

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

what?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Indeed wtf was that all about.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Seriously, some of the comments here especially those targeting mudronja WTF???? This kid can play. He has been given very little opportunity and when given time such as a few weeks back he knocked down double digit points. Look at his shooting percentage against the rest. Get to a training session perhaps and check this kid out. Perhaps start commenting on the performance of players that are actually getting on the court. One person here continues to smash him and it sounds like other personal motives in his comments. You my friend are a clown.
And how Pindar is getting so much court time? Starting over McVeigh??
McVeigh is also getting starved of opportunities, and we have another big local body not getting opportunities.
The coach complains about the group being tired but keeps playing 7 guys. Rotate the entire bench with some court time. Coach crumbles under pressure, he has had enough time..... get another coach. I like giddy, but 37 minutes on court for the little points is not good enough. Our bench would hit that many points if on the court for that amount of time. Coaching needs to work on his shooting, his percentage is too low. ....

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Henry obviously sees some major flaws in Mudronjas game otherwise he would play him?
Yes he would dominate at training, he isn't using much energy on match day.
Of course scrutiny will come when you play professionally and people are going to ask questions, he went to the COE played for Australia, went to college, Jantke pumped him up, got him a pro deal at the Sixers and he’s not getting on the court. He was seen as the next big thing, or maybe he was a big dominant junior and everyone else caught up?
Can’t blame him, he is doing his best, but it all might come back to the BSA HP flawed talent ID/ development and obsession with the Sturt/ private school system. A system that has a reputation of promoting entitled players, not the necessarily the best ones.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

For those criticising Mudronja for not subbing himself on - how many minutes did Sobey play his first two seasons (1st as a DP with Cairns and second season as a rostered player with Adelaide)?

Way too early to guess how Mudronja's NBL career is going to go but blaming Sturt or the private school for overhyping him is an interesting take.

His lack of productivity is based solely on a lack of playing time which has resulted from Giddey getting 30 minutes a game. Even Sloan didn’t get significant playing time let alone Mudronja.



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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

786 you clearly do not know much about much. Stop making a fool of yourself. Your philosophical thoughts have an elememt of truth but your information is far from reality you are just embarassing yourself. It is obviously anonymous so it is easy to post stupid crap but your deep consciousness must be impacted by your stupidity. Plenty of young kids in the league do not play in their first year. Jantke helps kids get exposure to college coaches and has had immense success in helping kids and changing lives. That is where it begins and ends. You can make more out of this thant there is but that is for fools to follow.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Henry ain't calling the shots

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

791 thanks for your enlightening feedback, you are quite the online savant so it seems
Your response is also boring and predictable and you come across as pompous and entitled...so one would assume you are a part of the BSA HP system?
If you are denying that talent ID and selection aren't private school and club based in Adelaide, then you are a liar.
Too many players are selected because they are "good for business".
I’m not saying Mudronja fits this category and he can obviously play the game, but the question remains, why can’t he get on the court?
If it’s not talent, is it attitude/behaviour/energy? Wether it’s the coach, upper management, or both, someone somewhere doesn’t rate him.
Best thing he could do is sit down and watch some tapes of Baba and Issac White.
White is a role impact player, high output/effort, plenty of bench energy, first player getting around Guys when they are subbed off, boxes out rebounds scores, just throws himself into it, Baba is exactly the same.
Mudronja seems to be moping around towel around his shoulders feeling sorry for himself.
As time goes on, maybe his behaviour when Joey Wright was sacked has cost him, not his playing ability?
I hope it works out for him, there is a highly talented group of players coming through in SA and Mudronja and Issac White are seen as the leaders of the generation.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

Mudronja has done very very well when given opportunity

The same coach obviously thinks Pinder can do something other than breathe and walk and thus isn't a great judge of a players ability

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

799 I agree that you will be hard pressed to find many in love with BSAHP but what does this have to do with Mudronja.

Mudronja is far removed from his days in BSAHP. Went to COE, St Mary's and now a NBL roster player (first season as a roster player).

If you don’t think he will become a solid NBL player that is fine. You may well be right but he’s still very young.

I would suggest the reason he can’t get on the court is none of what you suggested but rather the fact he’s a rookie and they have decided to throw the keys to the car to Giddey. It’s also understandable that when Henry subs off an 18 year old that he looks to Dillon, Kendle or Teys over Mudronja for experience.

Giddey is a star of the future but most don’t expect him to be part of next year’s 36ers team.

A more interesting question than why Mudronja isn’t getting on the court is whether the 36ers would be in a stronger position both this season and in the future if they had not signed Giddey but rather given an import point guard such as Sloan 30 minutes a game and used Mudronja as a solid 10 minute per game back up point guard.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this year

799 i think you are right re. Talent. The mayen kid is showing a trajectory right now that could project him onto draft boards come 2023. You got rigoni who has just smashed all time 3 pt shooting records at 6foot6 at his d1 school. You have got Hulland who has shown signs. Garang learning his trade under the top coaches in the world. Then in the last 18 mths a record number of kids out of SA in canberra. There were some bleak decades theee forsure. Will take a few yrs to see how these kids go but kids out of SA are getting to higher levels at an unprecdedented rate.

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