Jack Toft
Last month

ILL v MEL Mar 13

Another corker of a game. Melbourne have lost their last two games, and losing 3 in a row would go down about as well as an MRA disputing the gender pay gap at a feminist convention. Get ready to be triggered, sshhhh..... a man is talking.
United won't go down a third time in a row.

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Perth fan.  
Last month

Even as the "away team" I see Melbourne winning.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Landale, Baba and McDaniel subject to a fitness test due to illness... could be a very depleted United!

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koberulz  
Last month

Landale was cleared yesterday.

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Hoopie  
Last month

I'm surprised Baba would even be playing - he seemed to hit his head pretty hard on the court in the last game

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Anonymous  
Last month

Anyone have even the slightest idea as to why Vickerman persists in giving Sam Short spot minutes?

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Anonymous  
Last month

does anyone know who cj asuncion byrd is sound like he is playing for utd tonight

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Anonymous  
Last month

NBL1 player at Ringwood

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Anonymous  
Last month

is he a good player

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Anonymous  
Last month

Sam Short is a very good team player, plays both ends floor and team first, I'd say it’s the reason he gets minutes.

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Anonymous  
Last month

#782 ever heard of google?

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Perthworld  
Last month

Yet another import for United?

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Big Country  
Last month

CJ Asuncion B was born in Aus and lived here as a kid so is not an import.

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Perthworld  
Last month

Good info, thanks.

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LV  
Last month

What are the issues with Landale and McDaniel?

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LV  
Last month

Oh illness. Hmmm.

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LV  
Last month

Have a feeling Illawarra will get this one

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Anonymous  
Last month

Heal now telling us Sam Froling is in the nba calculations, he ruined Harry now it's Sams turn. Heal should never be allowed near a microphone, it’s just mates act. If Sam is seven foot I’ll eat my boots.

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LV  
Last month

United D has been quality over past few minutes

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Anonymous  
Last month

Why do United coaches all wear different coloured business shirts? Looks kinda tarded.

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LV  
Last month

Game just simmering, waiting for someone to get it really going

Landale does look a bit lacklustre, maybe I'm imagining that though after hearing of the "illness". McDaniel lively though.

When players are back, Vickerman will be happy to have got so many minutes into Peatling,McD and Short

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LV  
Last month

Impressed with how United has grinded out this half, tough D and working hard at both ends

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Anonymous  
Last month

Kelly should chase Short, great back up combo guard, plays good d, team first and can score. Won't cost the earth either.

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LV  
Last month

What's Kip from Napoleon Dynamite doing coaching in the NBL?

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Anonymous  
Last month

What's Leela from Futurama doing posting on Hoops?

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Anonymous  
Last month

Commentary got the violin out for Adel, just admit he's been talked up on nothing, splinters on nba and g league benches. He’s an athlete with no basketball iq, or even that much talent.

Gaze is a great commentator but Heal drags him down to the bull shit level, not even homicide can do that.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Harvey shoots some poor shots

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Anonymous  
Last month

Is Heal Sam's agent?

Sam is ok in the NBL, but the only NBA calculations he’s involved with is trying to work out which team he’ll play with in 2K.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Landales seriously overrated and Goulding laid an egg today.

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Yinka Dare  
Last month

Cmon landale. This whole no losses thing is really coming back to make you look silly

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Anonymous  
Last month

And Vickerman is a terrible coach. Always has so much talent but has little success to show for it. Why are you playing Stith when he's a serious net negative on the floor.

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Anonymous  
Last month

United salary cap cheating chokers

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Anonymous  
Last month

Are United players scared of tripping over the 3 point line.

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Anonymous  
Last month

goulding is a cancer

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Anonymous  
Last month

Domestiques are valuable.

No White no Melbourne.

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Anonymous  
Last month

United are really lacking the creativity of an experienced point guard. They had been starting to get that from Hopson but with him out, they really missed playmaking down the stretch and couldn't score. Full credit to Illawarra though

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FM  
Last month

Landale undefeated meme is getting a good workout.

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Perthworld  
Last month

The 'Sack Goorjian from Boomers' thread hasn't aged well either.

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Ben  
Last month

Bairstow underrated.

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Lovebroker  
Last month

There is no salary cap.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Vickerman proves yet again he can't get the job done despite their salary cap.

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Anonymous  
Last month

hahahahhahhahahaa taste it LV

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Anonymous  
Last month

Vickerman has always been terrible at subbing, he's a good coach but just gets it wrong on game days at times.

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LV  
Last month

Pre season, looking at this roster I said Hopson was indispensable for this group given his ability to get to the basket, score one-on-one and create.

Tonight really demonstrated that. CG went cold, and there was a lack of creating and offensive flair.

Landale is another indispensable guy. Him and Hopson just bring stuff that's hard to replace in this group.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Sounds like you're making excuses for a stacked team playing poorly.

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LV  
Last month

[Sounds like you're making excuses for a stacked team playing poorly.]

Sure as hell not stacked at the moment

If United had entered the season with this roster, no one would've tipped them for top 4.

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Lovebroker  
Last month

Scotty Hopson, a player that is scoring at 35%, 22% from 3pt, has an assist to turnover ratio of 1.5 is apparently indispensible.

His absence despite having Landale, CG, MM, caused that loss.

Illawarra are just lucky right?

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JMS  
Last month

In context if you add Hopson, White and Baba to this lineup you would expect they'd get the job done, however Illawarra were too good.

I’ve been critical of Vickerman’s subbing, on one hand it has meant Peatling and McDaniel have grown, however having a non-scoring second unit on the floor for big chunks of the game is just not good coaching. Why not rotate the starters so there’s always 2 on the court at one time. I just don’t get it with his strategy.

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LV  
Last month

[Scotty Hopson, a player that is scoring at 35%, 22% from 3pt, has an assist to turnover ratio of 1.5 is apparently indispensible.]

Did you watch his last 3 games? Averaged about 15pts and 4 assists coming off the bench.

Keeps that up and he'll get 6th man of the year.

Indispensable due to his skill set within this group, yes. His poor form was part of the reason why I wasn't bullish despite United's solid early W/L record. United needs him in form (as per his past few games), or someone who can bring stuff he brings if they're too win the title. Tonight showed us why.

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LV  
Last month

Yeah JMS I don't understand why Ili's playing 15-20 minutes since his return. Only 15 tonight.

With all these injuries he should be playing 25-30. Him, McCarron and CG can play together.

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Jack L99  
Last month

I think Ili is still on restricted minutes post ankle injury

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Jack L99  
Last month

This is bringing back bad memories of last season - when Melb were living and dying by the 3 ball and not getting to the basket.

only 9 free throws tonight - and only 2 of these in the last half

stop jacking up the 3 ball and get to the basket please!!!!!

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LV  
Last month

Funny how Illawarra is bringing a couple of guys with NBA experience off the bench, while United is playing a bunch of NBL1 guys

Yet United is stacked.

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RobT  
Last month

To confirm Jack L99's, have a look stats for CG21.5's stats.

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Anonymous  
Last month

White is the one that hurts Melbourne the most being out, these guys do so much for their teams.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Anyone who says Illawarra isn't stacked doesn’t know basketball

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