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tall blacks depart overseas

July 25, 2014

The Tall Blacks depart tomorrow on an overseas odyssey that will have them primed and ready for the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, starting on August with their Group C opener against Turkey.

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Tall Blacks expect backlash

July 16, 2014

Tall Blacks head coach Nenad Vucinic has no doubt that his side will face a tougher South Korean outfit in game two of the Burger King International Series in Tauranga on Thursday night than the one his side destroyed in a 34-11 second quarter blitz in Wellington on Tuesday.

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Tall Blacks get early jump in Burger King Series

July 15, 2014

The Tall Blacks crushing win over South Korea in Wellington tonight was perhaps best summed up by head coach Nenad Vucinic when he said at the post match press conference ‘I think we jumped on them a little bit.’

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Tall Blacks name playing 12 for Burger King Series opener tonight

July 15, 2014

The playing 12 for the Tall Blacks for tonight’s opening match in the Burger King International Series against Korea in Wellington have been revealed at the venue shoot-around this morning at it includes a 16 year old debutant.

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New Zealand to face the USA in basketball showcase

February 4, 2014

The Tall Blacks have been drawn to face powerhouse and current World Champions, the United States, in September’s FIBA Basketball World Cup.

The Draw took place in Spain this morning (NZ time), with New Zealand and the USA placed in Pool C, alongside the Dominican Republic, Turkey, Finland and Ukraine. Pool play will take place in the northern Spanish city of Bilbao. Continue reading »

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