• Tall Stories - 8 February 2016

    Tall Stories - 8 February 2016

    Two important games featuring four Tall Ferns players were played over the weekend, one in Victoria and the other in California.

  • Tall Stories - 3 February 2016

    Tall Stories - 3 February 2016

    Tai Webster has found some good form lately for the Nebraska University Huskers. He is the only player averaging double figures in Big Ten Conference play while not making a start in conference play. Webster is averaging 11 points per game and had 12 points and a career-high five steals last week...

  • FIBA announces what’s needed to qualify for Rio

    FIBA announces what’s needed to qualify for Rio

    The Tall Ferns and Tall Blacks road to Rio has been made clearer this morning when FIBA announced the draws for the Olympic Qualifying Tournaments (OQT).

  • Tall Stories 26 January

    Tall Stories 26 January

    Tall Stories Abroad - Updates about Kiwi basketballers abroad.

  • Olympic Qualifiers - Tall Ferns to play in France, while Tall Blacks will travel to Italy, Serbia or...

    Olympic Qualifiers - Tall Ferns to play in France, while Tall Blacks will travel to Italy, Serbia or...

    Today FIBA announced the hosts of the 2016 FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments.

    Italy, Philippines and Serbia will host the three FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournaments (OQTs) for men, with the winners of each six-team event qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympic...

  • Tall Stories - 19 January 2016

    Tall Stories - 19 January 2016

    Tall Stories Abroad - Updates about Kiwi basketballers Abroad.

    This week, Kirk Penney in fine shape in the Australian National Basketball League. Plus more from our players in Australia, Europe and US College. 

  • New Zealand enhances reputation as Basketball nursery

    New Zealand enhances reputation as Basketball nursery

    Tai Wynyard, Matt Freeman and Sam Timmins may be the latest and perhaps highest profile of New Zealand’s young basketball talent to head offshore, but they are far from alone in pursuing their hoop dreams in the American College system.

  • Tall Stories - 2 November

    Tall Stories - 2 November

    We were privileged to witness two of the New Zealand Tall Blacks finest shooting guards exhibit their skills over a four-hour period last Wednesday night.

     

    Corey Webster scored a career high 35 points (14/26FG)...

  • Tall Fern Tall Stories

    Tall Fern Tall Stories

    October 13 2015:  Our two Tall Ferns playing in Europe, Erin Rooney and Jillian Harmon were in outstanding form at the weekend both top scoring for their respective teams.

  • Opals beat Tall Ferns and qualify for Rio

    Opals beat Tall Ferns and qualify for Rio

    The 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship Olympic Qualifying Series pitched Australia, ranked 2nd in the world against New Zealand, the 22nd ranked nation. The result of game one in the series, played in Melbourne on Saturday,...