Basketball New Zealand

4/5 at Youth Olympics

August 21, 2014

New Zealand survived a tough physical and mental examination to win both games on day three of play at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games 3X3 Basketball Tournament and settle in amongst the leaders of pool B with 4 wins from their 5 games.

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U23 National Champs Day 2

August 21, 2014

Day 2 resizedThe Basketball New Zealand U23 National Championship mens quarter finals starts today at 10:45am and the womens continue in their round robin.  Get down to ASB Bank Arena to see who will make it through to the semis… Continue reading »

EOI for NZ U17 team staff (Head Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Managers)

August 20, 2014

Basketball New Zealand (BBNZ) invites application from individuals interested in the following voluntary positions:

  • Head Coaches, New Zealand Under 17 Boys Team and New Zealand Under 17 Girls Team
  • Assistant Coaches & Apprentice Coaches for each of the Under 17 Boys and Girls Teams
  • Managers for each of the Under 17 Boys and Girls Teams

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First loss at YOG

August 20, 2014

The New Zealanders suffered their first loss at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games, going down 9-14 against highly rated Argentina in their only game on day two of competition.

Coach Anthony Corban was annoyed at the nature of the loss rather than the defeat itself, suggesting the New Zealanders didn’t give themselves a good enough shot of upsetting the Argentinians. Continue reading »

U23 National Champs Day 1

August 20, 2014

The Basketball New Zealand U23 National Championship tips off today in Tauranga.  Get down to the ASB Bank Arena to watch teams battle it out over the next four days… Continue reading »

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tall blacks depart overseas

July 25, 2014

The Tall Blacks depart tomorrow on an overseas odyssey that will have them primed and ready for the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, starting on August with their Group C opener against Turkey.

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Tall Blacks expect backlash

July 16, 2014

Tall Blacks head coach Nenad Vucinic has no doubt that his side will face a tougher South Korean outfit in game two of the Burger King International Series in Tauranga on Thursday night than the one his side destroyed in a 34-11 second quarter blitz in Wellington on Tuesday.

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Tall Blacks get early jump in Burger King Series

July 15, 2014

The Tall Blacks crushing win over South Korea in Wellington tonight was perhaps best summed up by head coach Nenad Vucinic when he said at the post match press conference ‘I think we jumped on them a little bit.’

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Tall Blacks name playing 12 for Burger King Series opener tonight

July 15, 2014

The playing 12 for the Tall Blacks for tonight’s opening match in the Burger King International Series against Korea in Wellington have been revealed at the venue shoot-around this morning at it includes a 16 year old debutant.

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August 19, 2014

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 »

Rooney earns weekly honours

December 3, 2013

Tall Ferns guard Erin Rooney continued her red-hot form for Fordham University, scoring a career-high 27 points in a 56-40 win over Cincinnati in the Lady Rebels Round-Up championship game at Las Vegas.
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Penney breaks duck in Turkey

November 19, 2013

Tall Blacks guard Kirk Penney is celebrating his first win of the Turkish Basketball League season, after helping his Trabzonspor team to a 96-64 home win over Aliaga.
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Beck heads to Gaels

November 18, 2013
The Saint Mary’s women’s basketball team has announced the signing of Tall Fern Stella Beck to a National Letter of Intent. Beck is a 6’0” (1.83m) combo-guard, who has earned numerous accolades in New Zealand.
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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 »

Hawks v Saints Final

July 4, 2014

The IMS Payroll Hawks have defeated the defending champion Zerofees Sharks 100-87. In the second semi-final the Pacific Jewellers Saints have beaten the Fico Finance Giants 89-71. Continue reading »

NBL Final Four Preview

July 3, 2014

Tomorrow the Pacific Jewellers Final Four Semi-finals will be on in Wellington, coverage of the weekend will also by covered by Sky Sport. Continue reading »

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