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Dustin Martin

The_General

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Wonder how the 11 others in Mills AIS squad have fared. And Pendles made the right choice, automatic hall of fame, Collingwod all time great, would be in AFL team of 21st century. Mills up there with AGaze as Australian basketball legend.
We need our NBA basketballers to sponsor our football clubs.
We need our NBA basketballers to sponsor our NBL clubs.

I'd hate to see the AFL go the same way as American sports when it comes to player wages. Some players earn more than entire countries. No one is worth that much money.
 
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tigerlove

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I'm not doubting he lost significant weight....just query on the amount
I spent two weeks in a coma two years ago, immobilised, no food and pretty much no organ worked. I didn't lose 15.
What is Dusty? 90 or 95kg?...I dont reckon he has dropped to 75 or 80kg.
Not sure what my point is really only a query on the figures....
Easily could have. 10-15kg not difficult when you've been sick. He would have had periods where he could hardly eat at all. It's been 2.5 months now.

PS glad you made it through your coma episode, that would have been scary.
 
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As Big Richo has stated, I would expect Dusty to be up and about come the season start, and would not be surprised to see him a little trimmed down during early pre season but he will no doubt increase his protein intake as his kidney function improves with healing thus assisting him to put mass back on and regain strength.

Great post, Craig.

I'd add a bit more but I'm conflicted so I'll save it for another day, but I will say that reports of Dustin's demise are greatly exaggerated. ;)
 
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It is a serious injury, I would expect he will be fine for Round 1, presumably heal the kidney and then adjust the diet.

But I would also think we would be very careful with Dustin. There is little point in having him play in Round 1 if there is any question over his preparation for the season. Give him plenty of time to heal and plenty of time to get back his strength. If that means he takes a few weeks longer to return to the team then so be it. No particular hurry early in the season, no pressure on Dustin to heal quickly, make sure he is all healed and ready to go.

DS
 

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Great post, Craig.

I'd add a bit more but I'm conflicted so I'll save it for another day, but I will say that reports of Dustin's demise are greatly exaggerated. ;)
Come on TBR - no one reads PRE apart from us. Please do tell.
 
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The_General

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Great post, Craig.

I'd add a bit more but I'm conflicted so I'll save it for another day, but I will say that reports of Dustin's demise are greatly exaggerated. ;)
Better do a good job mate..... Bad enough you're considered the dissident here, what with spruiking your conspiracy theory that we're not being screwed by umpires, but by ourselves and that the media aren't out to get us.....you're one Dusty delayed pre-season start away from pitch forks and torches.
 
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AngryAnt

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Might have to try this all fruit diet if it can shed 15 kegs in two months.

I imagine a lot of it is due to the diarrhea though
 

The Big Richo

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Better do a good job mate..... Bad enough you're considered the dissident here, what with spruiking your conspiracy theory that we're not being screwed by umpires, but by ourselves and that the media aren't out to get us.....you're one Dusty delayed pre-season start away from pitch forks and torches.

Hadn't thought of that angle. :help

Just like to take this opportunity to confirm my involvement is very limited and casual. :peepwall

Can I have some credit for what he has achieved thus far though?
 
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The great man.
Hope he slowly builds his strength, muscle and fitness.

His injury was serious as we are all aware and his weight loss is there for all of us to see.
 

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The great man.
Hope he slowly builds his strength, muscle and fitness.

His injury was serious as we are all aware and his weight loss is there for all of us to see.
Chop stick scandle rears it’s ugly head again.
His arms now look like chopsticks
 
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