Sam Worthington, Dominion Post
Pero Cameron is full of questions.
Full of questions for his coaching mentors and of Wellington, the city he has tortured over the years but will coach for the next three NBL seasons.
One of New Zealand’s greatest basketballers is now 35 and ready to boss others… Continue reading »
New Zealand’s most high-profile player, Pero Cameron, has signed a three-year deal to coach the Century City Wellington Saints in the NBL.
“I’m extremely grateful to the Century City Saints for giving me the opportunity to kick start my coaching career,” said Cameron.
“The Saints run a very good programme and I… Continue reading »
A handful of Tall Blacks played cameos as Gold Coast Blaze edged Cairns Taipans 69-68 for their fourth straight win in the Australian NBL.
Forward Mika Vukona had nine points (4/5 FG, 1/2 FT), but zero rebounds in 21 minutes for the winners. Casey Frank had two points and two rebounds, while Pero… Continue reading »
Geoff Longley, Christchurch Press
Jeremy Kench’s basketball career has rebounded to Canterbury with the point guard effectively swapping roles with Paul Henare from the Bay Hawks to the Christchurch Cougars.
Kench (29) played over 100 games for the Canterbury Rams, but he was not first choice for the new Cougars franchise last… Continue reading »
The following athletes have been invited to trial for the NZ U20 Men at a selection camp in Auckland, December 18-20 …
Jake Ashby (Porirua), Duane Bailey (West Auckland), Ethan Carruthers (Otago), Adam Dunstan (Western BoP), Luke Francis (Western BoP), Matt Fullerton (Western BoP), Chad Garratt (Nelson), Jason Goodwin (Waitakere), Daniel Green (Waikato)… Continue reading »
The following athletes have been invited to trial for 2010 Basketball NZ national age group teams in December …
Junior Tall Blacks
Steven Adams (Wellington), Brad Anderson (North Harbour), Nicholas Barrow (Counties-Manukau), Alonzo Burton (Hawke’s Bay), Luke Corkery (Hawke’s Bay), Chris Duthie (Nelson), Isaac Fotu (North Harbour), Dyson Hawea (Porirua), Hyrum Hippolite (Porirua)… Continue reading »
The Koru Tour is a competition programme designed to accelerate the development of participants and provide competitive experiences against Australian teams at the Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup in Albury, NSW.
Doven Barlow (Waikato), Jayden Bennett (Palmerston North), Zach Buchegger (North Harbour), Sheaziah Compain (Waitakere), Wilfred Dickson (Hawke’s Bay) Geronimo… Continue reading »
The following players and staff have been named for the BBNZ Koru Tour to the 2010 Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup tournament at Albury/Wodonga, NSW in January.
Doven Barlow (Waikato), Jayden Bennett (Palmerston North), Zach Buchegger (North Harbour), Sheaziah Compain (Waitakere), Wilfred Dickson (Hawke’s Bay) Geronimo Doyle (Waitakere), Isaac Letoa (Wellington)… Continue reading »
Stu Piddington, Timaru Herald
Timaru basketballer Gareth Dawson has just got the biggest break of his fledgling professional career.
The 20-year-old is heading to Australia after being contracted by the National Basketball League’s Wollongong Hawks.
Dawson will fill in one of the two development player spots on the roster and flies out… Continue reading »
Sam Worthington, Dominion Post
Tim Hamilton is searching for lay-ups rather than slam-dunks as he settles into life as New Zealand’s basketball boss.
The former North Harbour netball and Northland rugby head honcho has just got his feet under the desk after his first week as Basketball New Zealand’s new chief executive… Continue reading »