Tall Blacks

TB’s compete with USA

September 3, 2014

The Tall Blacks have taken on the might of the USA and come away beaten but now bowed, losing the game 98-71 but doing enough to take confidence into their final must win pool games against Ukraine and Finland.

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TB’s Downed Again

September 1, 2014

The Tall Blacks have suffered their second consecutive defeat at the FIBA World Cup, beaten by the Dominican Republic 76-63.

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TB’s Lose to Turks

August 31, 2014

The Tall Blacks have suffered a heartbreaking three point loss in their opening game at the FIBA World Cup in Spain, losing to Turkey 73-76.

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Penney Ready

August 30, 2014

Kirk Penney is the sole playing survivor from the Tall Blacks historic 4th place finish at the 2002 FIBA World Cup, a run that captured the imagination of the basketball world and the entire country here in New Zealand. He could therefore be forgiven as the elder statesman in the current World Cup roster if he was to be in reflective mood, but there is plenty of gas left in the tank of this premier shooting guard.

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FIBA WC Twitter

August 30, 2014

MIES, Switzerland (2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup) – FIBA, the International Basketball Federation, and social media giant Twitter are teaming up on a large-scale and cutting-edge collaboration starting at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup (30 August-14 September).

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