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Kings take down Melbourne United to reach NBL Grand Final | Highlights
Kings take down Melbourne United to reach NBL Grand Final | Highlights

Sydney Kings edge out Melbourne United in Game 3 of their semi-final series to book a ticket to the NBL Grand Final. โœ“ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: ...

Sydney Kings vs. Melbourne United - Game Highlights
Sydney Kings vs. Melbourne United - Game Highlights

Watch the Game Highlights from Sydney Kings vs. Melbourne United, 03/05/2020.

"They looked inept!" @ShaneHeal and @carfinomagic blast the Sydney Kings following their capitulation to Melbourne United in Game II. Can the Kings turn it around tonight? via @BasketballAu

TONIGHT #NBLFinals DOUBLEHEADER with both Game 3 deciders LIVE on ESPN. Sydney Kings vs. Melbourne United: 7:30pm AEDT Perth Wildcats vs. Cairns Taipans: 9:30pm AEDT

Emotions will be running high tomorrow night as Wildcats skipper Damian Martin steps onto the court in Perth's semi-final battle against Cairns at RAC Arena. At 35 years of age, there is a chance he could be playing his last game. | @Lachy_Reid

"I think Cairns are the better team but ... [Perth are] a team that identifies how to get big games done." Hear @ShaneHeal & @carfinomagic's tips for Game 3 of the Perth vs. Cairns series, all thanks to @UnibetAustralia! ๐Ÿค‘๐Ÿ“Š @telegraph_sport | @alcatelANZ

Melbourne United says the Sydney Kings should be feeling 'pretty bad' about themselves after their humiliating 45-point loss in game two of their semi-finals series. #7NEWS

Team, Place & City Details

Cairns Marlins

The Cairns Marlins are an Australian basketball team based in Cairns, Queensland. The Marlins compete in the men's NBL1 North league and play their home games at Early Settler Stadium.

Cairns Taipans

The Cairns Taipans are an Australian professional basketball team based in Cairns, Queensland. The Taipans compete in the National Basketball League and play their home games at the Cairns Convention Centre, known colloquially as "The Snakepit".

Melbourne United

Melbourne United is an Australian professional basketball team based in Melbourne, Victoria. United compete in the National Basketball League and play their home game at Melbourne Arena.

Melbourne United FC

The Melbourne United Football Club was an Anglo-Celtic backed association football club from Melbourne, Australia. Founded no later than early 1909 and presumably dissolved at the conclusion of the 1910 football season, the short lived club is known for being one of the six clubs to compete in the inaugural Victorian state tier one football league season of 1909, then known as the 'Amateur League'.

Cairns
Cairns

Cairns ) is a city in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia. It is on the east coast of Far North Queensland.

Cairns Airport
Cairns Airport

Cairns Airport is an international airport in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Formerly operated by the Cairns Port Authority, the airport was sold by the Queensland Government in December 2008 to a private consortium.

Cairns Region
Cairns Region

The Cairns Region is a local government area in Far North Queensland, Queensland, Australia, centred on the regional centre of Cairns. It was established in 2008 by the amalgamation of the City of Cairns and the Shire of Douglas.

Cairns Tilt Train derailment
Cairns Tilt Train derailment

The Cairns Tilt Train derailment occurred at 11:55 pm on 15 November 2004 when the City of Townsville diesel tilt train derailed north of Berajondo, approximately 342 km northwest of Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland, Australia. The prima facie cause of the incident was excessive speed; the train was travelling at 112 km/h (70 mph) when it derailed at the beginning of a curve with a speed limit of 60 km/h (37 mph).

Cairns child killings

On 19 December 2014, at 11:20 a.m., police were called to 34 Murray Street in the Cairns suburb of Manoora in Australia, where eight children were found dead. The victims were aged between 18 months and 14 years.