NBL 2014/15 Round 3 Preview: Adelaide up a C…

#457408944 / gettyimages.com Adelaide 36ers vs. Wollongong Hawks Thursday 23rd October, 2014- 7.30pm (local time) Adelaide Arena Tickets: click here Odds: Adelaide $1.70, Wollongong $2.15 Despite an 8-0 start to the game, Adelaide were never truly in the contest against New Zealand last weekend, falling 80-101 after trailing by as much as 27 in the final term. They are one of three sides with a 1-2 record but face a bigger problem in overcoming a Mitch Creek injury that occurred at training during the week. Averaging 15.3 points at 55% and a team high 6 rebounds, Creek has been the 36ers most consistent player. In his absence, the veteran Peter Crawford will receive extended minutes and we could get a look at development player Sam Johns who, at just 19 years of age, impressed in a pre-season trial game against Melbourne.

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