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February 27,2017

Video: Season review – Josh Boone

Josh Boone spoke with Melbourne United Media about his time with the club,... Read More

February 15,2017

Video: Thank you, from Melbourne United

Melbourne United Media caught up with Chris Goulding following the conclusion... Read More

February 13,2017

Highlights: Round 19 – Perth Wildcats

In the final game of the 2016/17 NBL Season, the Perth Wildcats arrived at... Read More

February 13,2017

Video: Round 19 Perth Wildcats – Post-match media conference

Following the conclusion of Melbourne United’s final game of the 2016/17... Read More

February 13,2017

Video: Round 19 New Zealand – Post-match media conference

Following the round 19 loss to New Zealand, Head Coach Dean Demopoulos and... Read More

February 13,2017

Highlights: Round 19 – New Zealand Breakers

Melbourne United travelled across the Tasman to take on the Breakers in round... Read More

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Check out the Melbourne United Podcast

Did you listen to the Melbourne United Podcast this season? Each week the boys analysed the games, picked their players of the round and previewed the upcoming games. You can check out the final episode of the season below or click HERE to... Read More

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Ware named Melbourne United AHG MVP for 2016-17

Casper Ware has capped off a dominant first season in the NBL to take out Melbourne United’s AHG Most Valuable Player... Read More

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Ware named in All-NBL First Team

Melbourne’s own Casper Ware joins Adelaide 36ers point guard Jerome Randle and Perth Wildcats small forward Casey... Read More

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Goulding reflects on troubled season

If you asked Chris Goulding how his body was feeling this season he would answer with one or two words. “Fine”.... Read More

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Melbourne go down with a fight to the Wildcats in final game of the season

Despite being already eliminated from the postseason, Melbourne United fought hard until the final seconds in a 96-94... Read More

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Game day info: Melbourne vs Perth

MELBOURNE UNITED V PERTH WILDCATS SUNDAY 12 FEBRUARY DOORS OPEN 1.00PM (MEMBERS) AND 1.15PM (GENERAL PUBLIC) TIP OFF... Read More

Player Profiles

  • Nickname Bubbles Hometown Launceston, Australia Position Shooting guard High School Brisbane State Height 192cm Pro Career 6 years

    Chris Goulding

    Shooting guard

    #43

    Goulding: Pronounced Gold-ing

    Previous Clubs: Brisbane Bullets (2006-07); Perth Wildcats (2008-09); Gold Coast Blaze (2009 – 2012); Melbourne Tigers (2012-13); CAI Zaragoza (2014-15).

    Career: Australia U18 National Team 2006; Australian U19 National Team 2007; World Championship U19 2007; Australian All-U21 Second Team 2007; Australian National Team 2009, 2013-14; Australian NBL All-Star Game MVP 2013; All-Australian NBL Guard of the Year 2014; All-Australian NBL 1st Team 2014; Fiba World Cup 2014.

    2014-15: After departing the Melbourne Tigers, Goulding spent the 2014 NBA Summer League with the Dallas Mavericks before making the Boomers squad for the Fiba World Cup in Spain (12.5 ppg, 4.5 rpg).

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    31.78AVG MINS
    2.55AVG AS
    17.05AVG PTS
    2.27AVG REB
  • Nickname DA Hometown Melbourne, Australia Position Forward / Centre Height 211

    David Andersen

    Centre/Forward

    #13

    Previous Teams: 1999 Wollongong Hawks, 2000 – 2003 Kinder Bologna, 2004 Montepaschi Siena, 2005 – 2008 CSKA Moscow, 2009 FC Barcelona, 2009 – 2010 Houston Rockets, 2010 Toronto Raptors, 2011 New Orleans, 2012 Montepaschi Siena, 2013 Fenerbahce, 2014 Strasbourg IG, 2015 – 2016 ASVEL Basket, 2017 Melbourne United

    Career Highlights: After attending the AIS and bouncing around a few professional clubs, Andersen was drafted into the NBA by the Atlanta Hawks with the 37th pick in 2002. He never played for the Hawks but in 2009, his rights were traded to the Houston Rockets. He played for the Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors and the New Orleans Hornets. Anderson has won a number of championships across the world, including; three Euroleague championships (2001, 2006, 2008), three Lega Basket A championships (2001, 2004, 2012), three Russian League championships (2005, 2007, 2008), a Liga ACB championship (2009) and a LNB Pro A championship (2016). He has also been awarded the Lega Basket Serie A Finals MVP (2004), the Italian Cup MVP (2012) and the Turkish Cup MVP (2013). He has been named in the All-Euroleague First Team (2005) and as a French League All-Star (2016). Anderson has been a regular in the Australian National Team since 2003. Winning many FIBA Oceania Championships. Anderson’s career high is 28 points came in the Euroleague against Olympiacos in 2012. His high in rebounds is 13 which was in 2016 against Nancy in the French League.

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  • Tai Wesley

    Forward

    #42

    Previous Teams: 2012 EiffelTowers Den Bosch, 2013 SPO Rouen Basket, 2014 SPM Shoeters Den Bosch, 2015 – 2016 New Zealand Breakers, 2017 Melbourne United

    Career Highlights: Attended Utah State University where in his senior year he was named WAC Player of the Year. He was also named in the All-WAC First Team twice in his college career. Wesley helped the New Zealand Breaker to an NBL Championship in 2015. Wesley plays internationally for the Guam National Team, leading them to a gold medal at the South Pacific Games. Has an NBL career high of 26 points in back to back games in 2015 against Cairns and Adelaide. Had an impressive 23 points in 24 minutes in the first Semi Final against Melbourne United in 2016.

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  • Hometown Perth, Australia Position Centre / Forward High School Australian Institute of Sport Height 206cm College Ball State (Sr) Pro Career 1 year

    Majok Majok

    Centre / Forward

    #22

    Previous clubs: Helios, Slovenia

    Career highlights: NJCAA D1 Finalist 2011; All-MAC 3rd Team 2013; Ball State (NCAA, starting five) 2012-2014; All-MAC 3rd Team 2014; Slovenian League Seminals 2015.

    2014-15: In his first season of professional basketball he averaged 6.9 ppg and 6.2 rebounds with Helios, Slovenia.

    Personal: Born in Rumbek South Sudan

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    18.25AVG MINS
    0.54AVG AS
    5.71AVG PTS
    5.82AVG REB
  • Nickname Vinny Hometown Mackay, Australia Position Small forward / Shooting guard High School Mackay State Height 200cm Pro Career 4 years

    Todd Blanchfield

    Small forward / Shooting guard

    #12

    Previous Clubs: Townsville Crocodiles (2010-2015), Southland Sharks (2015)

    Career: Australian U18 National Team 2008; , 2014; Australian National Team 2012; Australian National University Team 2012-13; World University Games silver medal 2013; All-Australian NBL Honorable mention 2015; Australian NBL All-Domestic Players Team 2015; All-New Zealand NBL 1st team 2015; NZ NBL All-Imports Team 2015; NZ NBL Champion 2015.

    2014-15: Averaged 14.6 ppg and 6.0 rebounds to receive the NBL Most Improved Player Award.

     

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    28.95AVG MINS
    0.71AVG AS
    12.14AVG PTS
    3.29AVG REB
  • Owen Odigie

    Forward

    #15

    Previous Teams: 2012 – 2017 Melbourne United

    Career Highlights: Odigie attended the AIS for two years from 2010-2011. He represented Australia in the U17, U18 and U19 national teams. He was part of the Melbourne United team that finished on top of the NBL ladder in 2016. He scored an equal NBL career high of five points against New Zealand in Game One of the 2016 NBL Semi Finals. Scored 15 points in the SEABL for the Dandenong Rangers against Albury-Wodonga in 2016.

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  • Nickname Skate Hometown Sydney, Australia Position Point Guard High School Endeavour High School Height 192cm College University of Colorado Pro Career 3 years NBL Idol Growing Up Jason Williams

    Nate Tomlinson

    Guard

    #6

    Career: NBL Most Improved Player 2014; NBL debut 2012; Played in 129 games at University of Colorado averaging 5.2 points, 2.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists in 27.5 minutes per game 2009-12; Won Colorado’s Jay Humphries Assist Award and Best Defensive Player award 2012; Represented Australia at World University Games 2009, and Under-19 world championship in 2007.

    2014-15: Co-captain in the club’s inaugural year, he averaged 5.0 ppg and 3.1 assists.

    Personal: Is the son Billy Tomlinson, who coached the Hobart Devils and Sydney Kings in the NBL and the Sydney Flames of the WNBL.

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    12.45AVG MINS
    1.56AVG AS
    3.88AVG PTS
    1.2AVG REB
  • Ramone Moore

    Guard

    #10

    Previous Teams: 2012 Biella, 2012 Hapoel Tel Aviv, 2013 Springfield Armor, 2014 Alba Fehervar, 2015 Khimik, 2016 Pieno zvaigzdes Pasvalys, 2017 Melbourne United

    Career Highlights: Moore attended Temple University for four years. In his senior year he was named All-Atlantic 10 First Team. Moore has played in Isreal, Hungary, Ukraine and Lithuania since leaving college. He won a championship in the Ukranian SuperLeague champion in 2015. His career high came when he was playing in Lithuania when he had 34 points in 31 minutes (including 7/9 from 3-pointers). In his most recent season in Lithuania, he averaged 13.9 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists.

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  • Devin Williams

    Forward/Centre

    #5

    Previous Teams: 2017 Melbourne United

    Career Highlights: Attended West Virginia for three years, forgoing his senior year to declare for the NBA draft. He was just the 11th player in West Virginia history to record 1,000 points and 800 rebounds. Williams was named in the All-Big 12 Second-Team in his final year of college (2016). His career high in college came in his final year when he had 31 points against Kansas. Also in his final year, he recorded a career high in rebounds when he pulled down 18 rebounds.

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  • Kyle Adnam

    Point Guard

    #8

    Previous Teams: 2014 Adelaide 36ers, 2015 Wollongong Hawks, 2016-2017 Melbourne United

    Career Highlights: In 2015, Adnam was awarded the SEABL Youth Player of the Year and was named in the All-SEABL First Team. Adnam’s career high came in 2014 in the SEABL when he scored 35 points against Brisbane.

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    NBL 2016/17 Ladders

    Team P W L %
    Adelaide 36ers 28 17 11 103.07
    Cairns Taipans 28 15 13 100.17
    Perth Wildcats 28 15 13 101.64
    Illawarra Hawks 28 15 13 101.72
    New Zealand Breakers 28 14 14 98.58
    Melbourne United 28 13 15 100.6
    Sydney Kings 28 13 15 99.31
    Brisbane Bullets 28 10 18 94.82

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    Points Per Game

    CasperWare
    Melbourne United
    22.06
    Chris Goulding Melbourne United 17.05
    David Andersen Melbourne United 10.32
    Ramone Moore Melbourne United 10.10
    Josh Boone Melbourne United 10.08

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    Assists Per Game

    CedricJackson
    Melbourne United
    5.38
    Chris Goulding Melbourne United 2.80
    Ramone Moore Melbourne United 2.38
    Nate Tomlinson Melbourne United 2.13
    David Andersen Melbourne United 2.13

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    Rebounds Per Game

    JoshBoone
    Melbourne United
    9.25
    Majok Majok Melbourne United 5.82
    Cedric Jackson Melbourne United 4.89
    David Andersen Melbourne United 4.47
    Devin Williams Melbourne United 4.00

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    Steals Per Game

    CedricJackson
    Melbourne United
    1.63
    Chris Goulding Melbourne United 1.00
    Owen Odigie Melbourne United 1.00
    Ramone Moore Melbourne United 0.75
    David Andersen Melbourne United 0.75

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