Jack Toft
Earlier this month

United v Snakes Apr 2

I reckon the Snakes would be sick of Melbourne, but with Brisbane in lockdown it's the safest bet. And probably a safe bet tonight is that united might get up.

Cairns broke their losing streak with a great win against the Sixers, who are great at giving up a loss to help people out. United are behind the Cats, but hoping to get the pounce on them at the end.

Settle in for a double shot, United should take control of this early and nail this game.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Perth favorites to shoot the most free throws in this game too

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Perth fan.  
Earlier this month

United with ease unfortunately.

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LV  
Earlier this month

United easily here. Without Deng and Noi, hard to see Cairns putting enough points on the board to trouble Melbourne.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

When is Cotton naturalising? Who will the Cats bring in as an import when he does?

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Cotton will naturalise Australia day next year.

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Bol  
Earlier this month

Karn the Snakes!!!

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

United should be good for this by 15 plus, White makes so much difference. Cairns will compete and I'm of the opinion they are better with out Noi.

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Bolt  
Earlier this month

Not sure they're better without him but if anyone mentions his name and the NBA in the same sentence - other than his park chop agent - they’re being delusional.

I hope Kelly gives Duff Jr some more burn, he was great in the minutes provided last week.

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anon  
Earlier this month

I think if Cairns can play just a bit better than their game against the 36ers, they could get a win here.

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LV  
Earlier this month

Low intensity game so far from both teams

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Barlow called for moving screen with so little contact, is this the left over from last nights rage.

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LV  
Earlier this month

Landale showing us his arsenal tonight.

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LV  
Earlier this month

Long term fans might recall that Copes does some of his best work on Good Friday

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Kelly does a good job with this team, Oliver and Machado are stars, though Machado seems to over dribble this season, the rest side are mostly goers playing above there ability.

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JMS  
Earlier this month

Yeah agreed on the moving screen call. I find this call is often so over officiated in the NBL. Defenders should be allowed to push through the screen (with only really significant contact being called). Offensively as long as you are setting the pick and have a reasonable position, just let it go.

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JMS  
Earlier this month

Love the banter with Copeland and Gaze. Combined with Liam it's a good commentary mix.

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LV  
Earlier this month

Great job showing the 2002 footage

I missed that game (away in the country with friends)

Will never forget walking into game 3 late, after returning from my trip, and being delighted at the Tigers being about 20 points up

Drewy was injured that year, and returned playing on one leg. But Hoges won the MVP and Copes wound back the clock.

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LV  
Earlier this month

Ha love the talk about United being the best team

The 6-0 record with average 11 pt winning margin when missing one or none would suggest this group has indeed been the best so far

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LV  
Earlier this month

Copes wants United to be ran like the Tigers

Every play for Landale and Goulding to take 20 shots a game like another duo 25 years ago

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LV  
Earlier this month

Oh nooooooo.

Not again. Not another one.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Jack White seems to be hurt bad.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

United can't beat Perth without White. This is cruel for player and club.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Baba better be first team all defense

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LV  
Earlier this month

If Achilles, huge

I wouldn't say United can't win without him but it makes the job significantly tougher. He brings all the intangibles, defense, rebounding, energy.

He's just a valuable player to have on the team but he does specifically help United in areas where Perth has always been strong- eg hustle, rebounding.

Like I keep saying though, I'm just as worried if not more about SEM. And in that matchup White is a great option against Creek

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Perthworld  
Earlier this month

United can't beat Perth without White. This is cruel for player and club.

Wildcats luck continues. Ref luck, injury luck and scheduling luck.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Agree with the above regarding White & United's championship hopes. Landale is one of the worst interior defenders I’ve ever see.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Landale and Martin from Sydney, really struggle defensively inside, no White no United. Commentary only see points mostly though they have spoken about loss of White now.
Mooney is by far the best 5 in the competition.

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Bol  
Earlier this month

Oh common i wouldn't go as far as saying no white no united. Fingers crossed its not as bad as it looked hes a good player but MU are ridiculously stacked they can cover him

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Bol  
Earlier this month

Bad foul by Oliver on Landale! Cairns doing well hanging in there but with that foul its game over

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TB  
Earlier this month

If White is out for a while at least LV has his excuse lined up already.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

White is there everything man, these guys are hard to cover, hopefully it just a calf and he's back before seasons end, I cannot see Melbourne beating Perth with out his hustle.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

If White is out United will bring in a second import

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JMS  
Earlier this month

Really bad luck for Jack White, seems like a great bloke, perfect team mate (how much better is Landale with his presence). Let's hope it’s not an achilles. If so, you would think United would have to bring in the second import (defensive big). Peatling has been much better than expected but would need a lot more support. Barlow seems to have lost all confidence.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Firstly, bad luck to white, no one wants to see injuries. Secondly with a 22 to 9 fta count was this the ref's fault too? Asking for a friend.....





















Adam, I'll let you know what the socials say for your next press conference

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Lovebroker  
Earlier this month

United already have a second import his name is Stith.

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JMS  
Earlier this month

Stith as an injury replacement second import definitely won't be the answer. Sounds like Jack likely to be out for 12 months (according to Vickerman post-game). Will be interested to see what PF import talent is available.

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LV  
Earlier this month

They should look for someone who can play Defense, rebound and bring consistent high energy.

In other words what White was doing.

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Perth fan.  
Earlier this month

They can't rely on Stith. He is nothing more than bench player.
It's either power forward by committee in Barlow and Peatling with JLA helping out or find an import pf asap.

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Anonymous  
Earlier this month

Good signs from Taipans. Melbourne starting to get the machine rolling slowly but surely.

Terrible news about Jack White, poor guy brought awesome talent to our league. Hope him a speedy recovery and hope he comes out firing next season!

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koberulz  
Earlier this month

If it's a 12 month recovery, he won't play next season.

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Perth fan.  
Earlier this month

I don't like United but it's still a dam shame for White. Wish him a good recovery.

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Gus3232  
Earlier this month

Any confirmation on what has happened to White? He's a cracker of a kid, exactly the type of player you want as a Boomer.

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koberulz  
Earlier this month

Ruptured achilles, 12 months out per Vickerman in the press conference.

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Zodiac  
Earlier this month

Terrible news for Jack White out not only for the rest of this season but likely all of next season too.

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