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June 22,2017

Video: Daniel Dillon returns to Melbourne

Daniel Dillon is back in Melbourne after signing with Melbourne United for the... Read More

June 16,2017

Video: David Barlow is back

David Barlow sat down with Melbourne United Media after the club announced that... Read More

June 14,2017

Video: Melbourne United’s 2017 Rookie Camp

Melbourne United Media spoke with Assistant Coaches Mike Kelly and Simon... Read More

June 9,2017

Video: Majok’s big opportunity

Majok Majok has successfully bounced back from an injury suffered late last... Read More

June 8,2017

Video: Goulding’s recovery update

As Chris Goulding continues to recover following his off-season ankle surgery,... Read More

May 22,2017

Video: China Tour Diaries – Episode 4

Following the conclusion of the second game against the Jiangsu Dragons,... Read More

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Melbourne United to host Team China

Sunday July 16, at 3pm Tickets available here.   Melbourne United will take on Team China next month at Margaret Court Arena, giving Melbourne fans their first look at the home team ahead of the forthcoming NBL season. The Chinese... Read More

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Daniel Dillon returns home to Melbourne

Melbourne United is delighted to welcome home experienced guard Daniel Dillon for the upcoming 2017-18 season. Born in... Read More

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Adnam and Moller named in Emerging Boomers Team for World University Games

With the 29th Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games) two months away, the 12-man team for the... Read More

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Dreamstreet Lending re-joins Melbourne United as Membership Partner

Melbourne United is pleased to announce that Dreamstreet Lending is back on board as a sponsor in a new one-year... Read More

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David Barlow named in NBL China tour

Melbourne’s own David Barlow has been named in the NBL All-Australian team that will head to China next month to play... Read More

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David Barlow back on board for 2017-18

Melbourne United is pleased to announce that experienced power-forward David Barlow has re-signed for his sixth season... Read More

Player Profiles

  • Nickname CG43 Hometown Launceston, Australia Position Shooting guard High School Brisbane State Height 192cm Pro Career 11 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: Goulding started his professional career at the Brisbane Bullets as a development player, he has also played in Spain and Italy. Goulding won an NBL championship as a development player for the Brisbane Bullets in 2007. In 2012, Goulding played in the NBL All-Star Game and was awarded MVP for the game after he was to top scorer with 24 points. Goulding has been named in the All-NBL First Team twice in 2014 and 2016 and also won the Club’s Most Valuable Player Award in 2014 and 2016. In 2017, Goulding took out Melbourne United’s ‘Best Clubman’ award for his work around the Club. Most recently he represented Australia with the Boomers at his first Olympics in Rio. 

    Stats highlights: On 9 March 2014, Goulding recorded a career-high 50 points, as he played the entire 40 minutes of the Tigers’ 92–82 win over the Sydney Kings. It was the NBL’s first individual 50-point game since reverting to 40-minute games. He went on to win the 2014 scoring title, with an average of 23.0 points per game.

     

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    Player Stats

    Season Average

    31.78AVG MINS
    2.55AVG AS
    17.05AVG PTS
    2.27AVG REB
  • Nickname DA Hometown Melbourne, Australia Position Forward / Centre High School Lake Ginninderra Height 211 Pro Career 19 years

    David Andersen

    Centre/Forward

    #13

    Andersen: Spelt, Andersen with an ‘e’

    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. Andersen 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). Andersen has been a regular in the Australian National Team since 2003. Winning many FIBA Oceania Championships. Andersen’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. Most recently he represented Australia at the Rio Olympics, his fourth Olympics campaign where the team fell just shy of a bronze medal.

    Stats Highlights

    In his time in the NBA, Andersen averaged 4.9 points and 2.8 rebounds in 12.3 minutes. Andersen’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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  • Hometown Orem, Utah Position Power Forward High School Provo Height 201cm College Utah State Pro Career 6 years

    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.

    Stat Highlights

    Has an NBL career high of 26 points in back to back games in 2015 against Cairns and Adelaide. He had an impressive 23 points in 24 minutes in the first Semi Final against Melbourne United in 2016.

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  • Nickname Jook Hometown Perth, Australia Position Centre / Forward High School Australian Institute of Sport Height 206cm College Ball State (Sr) Pro Career 3 years

    Majok Majok

    Centre / Forward

    #22

    Previous clubs: Helios, Slovenia

    Career highlights: Majok attended Ball State University for two seasons, playing as a starter in both seasons. After his college career he went to Slovenia to start his professional career where his team made the semi-finals. He was an integral part of the Melbourne United team that finished on top of the ladder in 2016.

    Stats highlights: His career high in points came against the Adelaide 36ers when he had 15 points on 7-11 shooting in 2015. Majok pulled down double figure rebounds on nine occasions in the 2015/16 season. His best was against Cairns on 13/11/15, when he was credited with 14 rebounds.

    Personal: Born in Rumbek South Sudan

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    Player Stats

    Season Average

    18.25AVG MINS
    0.54AVG AS
    5.71AVG PTS
    5.82AVG REB
  • Nickname Wild Kyle Hometown Melbourne, Australia Position Point Guard High School Mount Lilydale Mercy College Height 185cm Pro Career 3 years

    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. In 2016-17 Adnam made himself known in the NBL when he was rewarded with his first NBL-start when the team took on the Adelaide 36ers in Round 15. He was also nominated for the league’s Most Improved Player award and went on to win Melbourne United’s Coaches Award.

    Stats highlights: Adnam’s NBL career high of 19 points came against New Zealand in 2016-17 which earned him the praises of not only the Melbourne fans, but the NZ Head Coach.

    Personal: He goes by Wild Kyle or Sufer dude amongst the league

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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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