• 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. 

  • Basketball NZ proud of Wynyard's Halberg inclusion

    Basketball NZ proud of Wynyard's Halberg inclusion

    Basketball New Zealand is honoured to be represented in the list of finalists for the upcoming Halberg Awards, with the youngest ever player to pull on the Tall Blacks singlet named in the finalists for SKYNEXT Emerging Talent for 2015.

  • Christmas Tall Stories

    Christmas Tall Stories

    Tall Stories – Men

     

    Steven Adams has played almost as many games as all our overseas Tall Blacks added together in the past seven days such is the frenetic nature of the NBA schedule.

  • Tall Stories - December 22 2015

    Tall Stories - December 22 2015

    The latest from our offshore Kiwis as Steven Adams and Tessa Boagni light up their competitions with double/doubles but news for Rob Loe is not so bright...

  • 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.

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