& # 39; I enjoyed the game because I watched TV & # 39 ;: Russell Crowe reveals that he gave away his basketball seats in the US / Australia after slamming the organizers for horrible views in game one
- Russell Crowe revealed that he was giving away his tickets for the Boomers game with the US.
- Crowe said the best way to watch it on TV was after fans had limited the view
- Fans have demanded refunds after having paid hundreds of dollars for the event
- Australia won the US for the first time on Saturday with the score 98-94
Russell Crowe revealed that he enjoyed watching Australia write history in their victory over the American basketball team because he chose to watch it on TV.
The actor threw the organizers of the friendly games that were held this week at the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, after many spectators struggled to see.
55-year-old Crowe was so impressed with the first game that he gave his tickets, which cost as much as $ 1500 each, a few young fans for Saturday's game.
Russell Crowe (shown on game one of the Boomers and US exhibitions) has revealed that he enjoyed seeing Australia write history in their victory over the American basketball team because he chose to watch it on TV
& # 39; Always priceless to see Australia write history. Congratulations. I liked game 2 … because I decided to watch it on TV !!! & # 39; Crowe wrote on Twitter.
& # 39; I have given my story away to a bunch of very excited basketball-loving kids & # 39 ;.
Crowe was present at the first game on Thursday evening and expressed his frustration after his premium courtide tickets had obstructed visibility.
& # 39; $ 1500 a ticket for this display. AUS against VS. Joke is on me. If you were not there between 50,000 and you chose to watch it on TV at home, good decision, & tweet Crowe tweeted after the first game.
Crowe went to Twitter to announce that he was giving away his tickets for the second game because the placement was so bad
Despite the fact that the Boomers wrote history in their 98-94 victory over the American heavyweights, the fans remained disappointed with the line-up of the stadium.
Together with Crowe, many went to Twitter to decline the event with several admitting that they were leaving to watch the rest of the game in the pub.
& # 39; I don't see anything. What a joke! How do I get my money back? & # 39; another man tweeted.
Crowe attended the first game on Thursday and said the $ 1500 tickets were not justified due to limited views
Many fans demanded refunds after they could not see the match at the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne
& # 39; Our view from $ 500 & # 39; VIP & # 39; seats. Could not see an inch of the field, and that is empty with the seats in front of us. A group in our queue left for rest to view the footy in the pub, & another said.
Many fans had spent hundreds of dollars for the long-awaited event, but demanded refunds after their views were so limited.
NBA superstars, including James LeBron and Stephen Curry, were also promised in the line-up, even though they were not listed in the US team roster, destroying fans.
The basketball court was raised to accommodate the more than 50,000 spectators who were present at the two games (photo)
The organizers of the event, Basketball Australia and TEG, received so much kickback that the Australian competition and consumer commission said they would investigate.
& # 39; We have now added to that survey whether or not consumers have been misled about the seats and the quality of the seats & # 39 ;, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims told reporters in Sydney on Friday.
& # 39; They were angry and wanted a refund, & # 39; he said.
& # 39; We can well understand that if something is advertised with certain elite players … if you don't have the most important players who can have a big influence on whether you are still interested in participating. & # 39;
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