Basketball: Melbourne United training | photos

Click above to see the action from Melbourne United's first training session at the Minerdome on Monday

MELBOURNE United has settled into the Minerdome where it will step up pre-season training for the week.

The rebranded National Basketball League club, formerly Melbourne Tigers, arrived in Ballarat on Monday also has a busy community schedule about the city.

Ballarat Miners' young guard Ash Constable will train with United for the week.

The camp builds to a highly-anticipated practice match against Adelaide 36ers at the Minerdome on Friday night.

Adelaide 36ers defeated Melbourne in last season's play-offs for a spot in the championship match.

CAMP HIGHLIGHTS AHEAD

Tuesday: school visits, 2pm

Wednesday: community breakfast, 8am; civic reception 1pm; clinic and Aussie hoops 3pm and 4pm

Thursday: clinic and elite coaching clinic 3pm and 4pm

Friday: sports forum, 1pm

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