Mystro
Last year

Unbreakable 5 part Documentary on the NZ Breakers

Currently Sky Sport here in NZ is playing a 5 part behind the scenes documentary on the Breakers experience last season in Australia called "Unbreakable: 154 Days in Australia".

It features interviews and a good look behind the scenes with Coaching Staff and Management as well as the Players on what transpired last season when NZ were forced to spend 154 days in Australia due to Covid-19.

Last night was episode 2, episode 1 was just more of an introduction to the team and the circumstances that forced them to relocate to Melbourne and then Hobart.

Last night Dan Shamir was pretty straight up in saying that when he saw Lamar Patterson turn up at 120kg and struggling to move around the practice court, "I knew I was f#*cked!!!".
All of the players also didn't hold back on how disappointed they were with the condition LP presented himself in.
It has been good to see more of Shamir's personality and he is actually pretty funny.

Looking forward to episode 3 tonight.

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Just a fan  
Last year

How can we watch this in Aus??

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Mystro  
Last year

At the moment it's only available on SkySport NZ as they funded it but it's pretty good so I would expect it to be made available online at some point fingers crossed.
Pretty cool to hear the players talk unfiltered about the whole experience.

There are small small snippets on the Breakers social media channels.

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Perthworld  
Last year

For those of us who sail the high seas it hasn't been released by the pirates yet either.

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Zodiac  
Last year

Last night Dan Shamir was pretty straight up in saying that when he saw Lamar Patterson turn up at 120kg and struggling to move around the practice court, "I knew I was f#*cked!!!".


That's gold!

Patterson really should be embarrassed with the shape he starts every season in.

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Mystro  
Last year

Mody Maor didn't hold back on Patterson either.
He was supposed to be the main man and he was unplayable.

Tai Webster said in one of his interviews that if anyone said they enjoyed any part of last season they were lying.

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Just a fan  
Last year

Let's hope it gets released soon perthworld!

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LoveBroker  
Last year

I trust this documentary excludes Rob Loe as he broke very easily and quickly.

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LV  
Last year

It'll be hilarious if Patterson torches NZ for 35 every time, and otherwise has another unremarkable season

Although I've heard LP's in better pre-season shape than usual this year?

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Anonymous  
Last year

He hung around and played in Queensland so he would have been watched. I remember he even mentioned how unprofessional it was to blow out like that. Funny how essentially breakers swapped him for Hopson and both struggled, LP for obvious reasons and Hopson started it off badly for Melbourne trying to fit in.
Looking forward to watching doco, always good to see behind the scenes stuff and sounds like there were some honest answers instead of usual cliches.

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Mystro  
Last year

Mody Moar, "it's like he expected his reputation or resume to step out on the court and get it done for him, unfortunately that’s not how basketball works".

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Anonymous  
Last year

I understand Rob Loe does feature. Apparently the team were not happy with him ditching them.

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AussiePride  
Last year

Pretty unfair on Lamar there. As Hoops readers know the guy who turned up in previous years at 120KG was Lamar Fatterson. Lamar Patterson has turned up in pretty good shape this year and will go well.

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LV  
Last year

Is this available to watch in Aus

With the personalities at the Breakers you'd expect honesty rather than cliches, it should be good viewing

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Anonymous  
Last year

VPN set to NZ and 7 day trial. Need to add credit card or paypal but works.

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Perthworld  
Last year

https://www.sky.co.nz/sky-sport-now

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Anon  
Last year

They need to change the name of the doco to the roast of LP

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Mystro  
Last year

Most of the team we were unhappy with Rob Loe leaving as they were all going through the same stuff.
Tai missed the birth of his child, Corey missed his kids birthdays and first day of school, Tom's wife was dealing with 3 young kids by herself as well as copping it in the NZ media and Weeks wife’s father died and she was having their first child.

Most of the NZ players relationships with Rob go way way back before he was a Breaker so it’s not like they hold it against him or bare a grudge for him putting his family first.

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LoveBroker  
Last year

What was Tom's wife copping by the media?

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Perthworld  
Last year

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/basketball-new-zealand-breakers-star-tom-abercrombie-hits-back-at-claims-family-was-given-special-quarantine-treatment/RG7VJBRANRENUOLL4SL6XZH4P4/

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