• Rob Loe now Tokyo bound

    Rob Loe now Tokyo bound

    The season is now over for all of our European based players with Tall Blacks centre Rob Loe the last to bow out in post-season play.
  • Abercrombie and Fotu heading home
  • Tall Blacks Named to Continue Road to Rio

    Tall Blacks Named to Continue Road to Rio

    Tall Blacks Head Coach Paul Henare named a 14 strong roster to travel to Asia to prepare for the FIBA Olympic Qualifying tournament in the Philippines in July, with a final roster of 12 to travel then to Europe for further preparation before the FIBA Olympic Qualifier in Manila from July 5.

  • Disappointing finish for Harmon, wins for Abercrombie, Fotu and Loe

    Disappointing finish for Harmon, wins for Abercrombie, Fotu and Loe

    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.

  • TAIT CALLS TIME ON DECORATED CAREER

    TAIT CALLS TIME ON DECORATED CAREER

    When the Tall Blacks team to prepare for a final tilt at qualifying for the Rio Olympics is named next week, there will be a name missing, a name that has been an integral part of the national team set up for the past 13 years with point guard Lindsay Tait today announcing his retirement from the...

  • PENNEY RETIRES FROM INTERNATIONAL GAME

    PENNEY RETIRES FROM INTERNATIONAL GAME

    One of the all-time greats to play basketball for his country, Kirk Penney has officially called time on his international career, bringing the curtain down on a Tall Blacks record that spanned 15 years and included two Olympic Games and four World Championship...

  • Harmon heading for Grand Final

    Harmon heading for Grand Final

    In a week when our Tall Blacks players in Europe had rather quiet performances it was Tall Ferns forward Jillian Harmon that grabbed the headlines.
  • Harmon on song in Italy

    Harmon on song in Italy

    The performance of the week amongst Kiwi international hoops players overseas this week came from Tall Ferns forward Jillian Harmon.  She scored 28 points as Le Murra Lucca opened their best of three Italian Championship semi-final series with a win. It was tough going for Lucca who were...

  • Edmondson shines plus wins for Fotu, Harmon and Bygate

    Edmondson shines plus wins for Fotu, Harmon and Bygate

    The performance of the week amongst our international basketball players overseas belonged to Cantabrian Toni Edmondson.
  • Tall Stories - Bailey back from Britain

    Tall Stories - Bailey back from Britain

    The major news involving Kiwi international players overseas this week is that Duane Bailey is about to depart London bound for Invercargill and Tall Ferns star Micaela Cocks has re signed for Townsville Fire for a further two seasons.

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