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 »
New Basketball New Zealand chief executive Tim Hamilton has taken residence in Wellington and spent his first week learning the lie of the land. He gives his first impressions …
Tim, welcome to BBNZ … can you give us the story of your life so far in 100 words or less?
Born in… Continue reading »
By Brendon Egan, The Southland Times.
Last year the National Basketball League chairman Sam Rossiter-Stead believes Southland’s spirited community will help propel its basketball team into next year’s national league for the first time.
The Southland Basketball Association was awarded a three-year licence by the league’s board on Tuesday, which means Southland will… Continue reading »
Waikato and Waitakere pulled off title doubles at the U15 and U13 tournaments as the BBNZ’s 2009 age group tournament programme came to a close.
The Mooloos dominated the U15 event in Christchurch, defeating Harbour and Waitakere in the boys’ and girls’ finals at Cowles Stadium on Friday afternoon.
They also came… Continue reading »