• Purcell shines in Tall Ferns loss

    Purcell shines in Tall Ferns loss

    The Tall Ferns were defeated by quality Asian opposition for the third time in as many days at the 37th William Jones Cup in Taiwan, losing 75-56 to South Korea. Kalani Purcell produced a powerful...

  • TALL BLACKS READY TO FACE EUROPEAN HEAVYWEIGHTS

    TALL BLACKS READY TO FACE EUROPEAN HEAVYWEIGHTS

    The Tall Blacks prepare to play world powerhouse Croatia tonight in Slavonski Brod, on the eastern border aligning Bosnia Herzegovina. Head coach Paul Henare has one final decision to make before game time, with only 12 players able to suit up from the touring party of 14, albeit Leon...

  • Tall Ferns fall to Japan

    Tall Ferns fall to Japan

    Following the loss to Chinese Taipei on the opening day of the 37th William Jones Cup in Taiwan the Tall Ferns took on Japan in the early game on day two. The Tall Ferns fell behind early and were eventually beaten 78-66. 

  • No live streaming for Tall Ferns vs Japan and South Korea games

    No live streaming for Tall Ferns vs Japan and South Korea games

    Unfortunately, there is no live streaming for the Tall Ferns vs Japan game tonight at 7pm (NZT). This will be the same for the Tall Ferns vs South Korea game tomorrow night at 7pm (NZT). However, we will try keep everyone updated via our Twitter account 

  • Wallbutton scores double double as Tall Ferns lose opening game at William Jones Cup

    Wallbutton scores double double as Tall Ferns lose opening game at William Jones Cup

    The Tall Ferns were unable to generate a win on the opening night of the 2015 William Jones Cup in Taiwan on Monday night going down 77-66 against Chinese Taipei B.

  • Steven Adams unavailable for Tall Blacks this season

    Steven Adams unavailable for Tall Blacks this season

    Steven Adam’s has officially informed Basketball New Zealand and the Tall Blacks that he will be unavailable to play for the Tall Blacks this year. 

  • Tall Ferns vs Chinese Taipei B live streaming at 9pm tonight (NZT)

    Tall Ferns vs Chinese Taipei B live streaming at 9pm tonight (NZT)

    The Tall Ferns play their first game at the 2015 William Jones Cup in Taiwan tonight when they take on Chinese Taipei B at 9pm NZ time.

    The William Jones Cup games will...

  • PREWSTER AND BAILEY THE LATEST TO JOIN THE TALL BLACKS CLUB

    PREWSTER AND BAILEY THE LATEST TO JOIN THE TALL BLACKS CLUB

    The Tall Blacks win over Great Britain on Sunday morning New Zealand time was notable for a number of reasons. Most obvious and most talked about was that the game was the first in charge for head coach Paul Henare and his coaching team of Pero Cameron, Ross McMains and Judd...

  • TALL BLACKS TOO STRONG FOR GREAT BRITAIN

    TALL BLACKS TOO STRONG FOR GREAT BRITAIN

    Paul Henare got his Tall Black coaching career underway with a comfortable win over Great Britain at the Copperbox in London tonight, defeating the home side 84-63. 

  • Tall Ferns name 12 for Taiwan

    Tall Ferns name 12 for Taiwan

    The Tall Ferns have trimmed their squad to 12 players ahead of the William Jones Cup in Taiwan next week. 

    Coach Kennedy Kereama has made the decision to omit Hutt Valley guard Jacinta Beckley and Hawkes Bay forward Josie Stockill from the squad of 14 players that...

  • TALL BLACKS WIN CLOSED DOOR SCRIMMAGE AGAINST GREAT BRITAIN

    TALL BLACKS WIN CLOSED DOOR SCRIMMAGE AGAINST GREAT BRITAIN

    The Tall Blacks have come through their first test of their European tour, albeit an unofficial one in a closed doors scrimmage against Great Britain in London tonight, winning what was essentially a glorified practice match...

  • Tall Fern Samara Gallaher's desire to be the best

    Tall Fern Samara Gallaher's desire to be the best

    Samara Gallaher has a favourite quote ‘What lies ahead of us and what lies behind us matter little compared with what lies within us’

    “We have a picture of a Maori warrior in our hallway at home with that quote underneath. Every...

  • Live stream link for Tall Blacks vs. Great Britain

    Live stream link for Tall Blacks vs. Great Britain

    Follow the Tall Blacks vs. Great Britain game in London on Sunday 26 July at 5am (NZT) through live stats . Unfortunately, there...

  • TALL BLACKS SETTLE INTO LONDON AHEAD OF GB CLASH

    TALL BLACKS SETTLE INTO LONDON AHEAD OF GB CLASH

    The Tall Blacks are settling into London on the first leg of their European tour as they prepare for the Oceania Series against Australia in Melbourne (August 15) and Wellington (August 18), with the winner set to secure a place at the Rio 2016 Olympic...

  • The Tall Blacks to shoot first in London

    The Tall Blacks to shoot first in London

    The Tall Blacks departed last night for their European tour to play Great Britain, Croatia and Slovenia.

    Their first game will be in London to play two games against Great Britain. The first will be a closed doors scrimmage, where the teams can use the game as a competitive...
  • TALL FERNS SQUAD NAMED

    TALL FERNS SQUAD NAMED

    Following four days of trials Tall Ferns coach Kennedy Kereama has named 14 players to attend a preparation camp ahead of the international programme.
  • 2015 U15 Final Placings, Tournament Team and MVP

    2015 U15 Final Placings, Tournament Team and MVP

    The 2015 U15 National Championships concluded over the weekend with the Girls and Boys final capping off what was an amazing week in Wellington!


  • 2015 U19 National Champions Waikato & Canterbury Red

    2015 U19 National Champions Waikato & Canterbury Red

    Congratulations to the Basketball New Zealand 2015 U19 National Champions Waikato women and Canterbury Red men...

  • U19 National Champs Day 4

    U19 National Champs Day 4

    Final day of the 2015 U19 National Championships tips off today at 9am with the the grand finals starting 4pm for the women and 5:45pm for the men.  Who will take the 'W' and the Champion title...

  • U15 National Championships Day 4

    U15 National Championships Day 4

    The U15 National Championships conclude today with the Boys and Girls grand finals on display later as the minor placings are sorted in the morning rounds, get down to ASB Sports Centre, Kilbirnie to watch the eventual winners get crowned the 2015 National Champs!