After the excitement of an overtime victory the previous night the Tall Ferns were beaten 72-52 by Latvia in Riga on Saturday.
Basketball New Zealand has announced the formation of two New Zealand Select teams, with the aim of developing a wider pool of elite New Zealand players that will back up the Tall Blacks and Tall Ferns.
This development strategy comes with the announcement the New Zealand...
After a ten points defeat to Montenegro earlier in the week at the Four Nations Tournament in Xilinhot, China, the Tall Ferns were able to turn the tables on their European opponents winning 79-76 on Friday night.
The Tall Ferns began the second round of games in the Four Nations Tournament in Xilinhot, China on Thursday night against the hosts.
It was third time lucky for the Tall Ferns at the Four Nations Tournament in Hengyang, China on Monday night. The Tall Ferns beat the Czech Republic, ranked number five in the world, 72-64.
Then there were three. Rob Loe, Isaac Fotu and Tom Abercrombie are now our only three international players still performing overseas. This follows Le Murra Lucca’s loss in the Italian League Grand Final Series.
The Tall Ferns played their second game at the Four Nations Tournament in Hengyang, China on Sunday night against Montenegro.