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Hutt Valley Take Out National Basketball Championships

November 18, 2014

Hutt valley dominated the final of the inaugural National Basketball Championships in Porirua today, defeating Southland 101-74 in the Grand Final. Continue reading the full story »

Hutt Valley NBC Champions

November 15, 2014

Congratulations to Hutt Valley, the Basketball New Zealand National Basketball Championship for Mens Champions for 2014… Continue reading »

National Basketball Champs Day 3

November 14, 2014

Day 3 of the National Basketball Championship for Men (NBC); final playoffs start today at 12pm.  Get down to Te Rauparaha Arena in Porirua… Continue reading »

National Basketball Champs Day 2

November 14, 2014

National Basketball Championship for Men

Day 2 of the National Basketball Championship for Men (NBC); the final games of pool play tip off this morning 10am and 12pm with the semi finals this evening 6pm and 8pm.  Get down to Te Rauparaha Arena in Porirua… Continue reading »

National girls’ coaches named

November 13, 2014

BBNZ is pleased to announce the appointment Jody Cameron (pictured) as National Head Coach of the Under 17 Girls and Angela Perrot-Hunt as National Head Coach of the U16 Girls. Continue reading »

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Tall Blacks Win Thriller!

September 5, 2014

The Tall Blacks won a thriller in Bilbao to give themselves a shot at progressing to the knock out stage of the FIBA World Cup, defeating Finland 67-65 in a game of hugely contrasting fortunes. At the time of writing the New Zealanders are now just awaiting other results in Pool C, with the United States needing to defeat Ukraine to ensure the Tall Blacks safe passage to Barcelona.

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Tall Blacks Are Alive!

September 4, 2014

The Tall Blacks World Cup remains alive after a strong 73-61 win over Ukraine this morning NZT, ensuring they go to their final pool game against Finland with a chance of progressing to the knock out stages of the tournament.

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TB’s compete with USA

September 3, 2014

The Tall Blacks have taken on the might of the USA and come away beaten but now bowed, losing the game 98-71 but doing enough to take confidence into their final must win pool games against Ukraine and Finland.

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TB’s Downed Again

September 1, 2014

The Tall Blacks have suffered their second consecutive defeat at the FIBA World Cup, beaten by the Dominican Republic 76-63.

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Tall Ferns So Close

August 30, 2014

The Tall Ferns brought their tour of China and the second of two four nation tournaments to a close with a heartbreaking loss against Slovenia, missing on a morale boosting win for this young team that has learned so much on their 10 day visit to China.

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Tall Ferns Well Beaten

August 29, 2014

A day after pushing the USA hard in the Four Nation Tournament in China, the young Tall Ferns side struggled to contain the home side, losing to China 91-40.

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Tall Ferns downed by USA

August 25, 2014

The Tall Ferns have been beaten by the powerful USA team in the first game at the Four Nations Tournament in China, going down 76-44 to a star studded American lineup.

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August 19, 2014
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The Tall Ferns leave for the Four Nation Tournament in China tonight and for many players a debut for the senior national team as a new-look team earns their stripes against quality international opposition. Continue reading »

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Sharks sign Breaker Bailey

October 29, 2014

Logan Savory – Southland Times
The Southland Sharks have lured promising Breakers player Duane Bailey south to play in the 2015 National Basketball League. Continue reading »

Giants promote deputy

September 29, 2014

Pete McNae – Nelson Mail
More than 200 emails clogged the Nelson Giants’ inbox after they advertised for a new basketball head coach, but there was only one they were watching for. Continue reading »

Saints win 8th title

July 5, 2014

The Pacific Jewellers Saints have been crowned the 2014 Bartercard National Basketball League for the eighth time, defeating the IMS Payroll Hawks 85-69. Continue reading »

Saints win, bringing curtain down on 22 year career of Phill Jones

July 5, 2014

It was way back in 1993, two generations ago in the world of sport, when Phill Jones debuted in the New Zealand National Basketball League for the Nelson Giants. Few would have thought then that the ‘Reefton Kid’ would wait until July 4 2014 to bow out of the game that he has loved so much, a game that has loved him in return. Continue reading »

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