The Harbour Breeze remained on track to win a third straight Women’s Basketball Championship this season with a pair of wins on day two of the Wellington tournament.
Harbour (3-1) defeated the Waikato Wizards 65-52 on Friday night to become the first team to qualify for the championship semifinals, where they will meet… Continue reading »
New Zealand’s Emerging Junior Tall Blacks and Emerging Junior Tall Ferns will need to win two straight against Australia after game one of the FIBA Oceania U17 Championships in Brisbane on Thursday night.
The men’s squad were defeated 74-45 and the women’s team 84-48 by the host Australians at the Vince Hickey Basketball… Continue reading »
The Taranaki Trojans were the surprise team on day one of the final Women’s Basketball Championship (WBC) tournament at Southwest Stadium in Wellington.
The Trojans handed the Harbour Breeze, winners of the North Harbour and Dunedin WBC tournaments, their first loss in 11 games this season with a 52-47 win on Thursday morning… Continue reading »
The final tournament of the inaugural Women’s Basketball Championship tips-off at Southwest Stadium, Wellington, on Thursday.
The Harbour Breeze, winners of the previous two WBC tournaments this season, will battle it out with the Canterbury Wildcats, Otago Gold Rush, Waikato Wizards and Taranaki Trojans in the championship section, with the title decided on… Continue reading »
New Zealand teams start their quest for places at next year’s world tournaments at the FIBA Oceania U17 Championships in Brisbane on Thursday.
The Emerging Junior Tall Blacks, coached by Hamilton’s Doug Courtney, and the Emerging Junior Tall Ferns, guided by Rotorua’s Sue Pene, will meet Trans-Tasman rivals Australia for the sole Oceania… Continue reading »
Basketball New Zealand has confirmed the U17 squads for the 2010 Koru Tour.
The squads, including reserves, will attend the Koru Tour cluster camps from November 6-8 in Waitakere, Palmerston North and Christchurch, with the selected athletes to compete at the Australian Junior Country Cup in Albury, NSW, in January, 2010.
BBNZ… Continue reading »
The inclusion of Harbour Heat forward BJ Anthony is the only change to the New Zealand Tall Blacks team ahead of next week’s FIBA Oceania Championship against the Australia Boomers.
Anthony, the son of former National Basketball League legend Benny Anthony, will become the fifth rookie to pull on a Tall Blacks uniform… Continue reading »
Follow results from the BBNZ U15 Premierships in Auckland, Manukau, Napier and Blenheim.
Zone 1 U15 Premiership
ASB Stadium, Auckland
Friday, August 14
Harbour A 171 Auckland C 45
West Auckland A 84 Hibiscus Coast 69
Waitakere A 83 Auckland B 45
Auckland A 82 Waitakere B 28
Harbour A… Continue reading »
Basketball fans will see the New Zealand senior men’s and women’s teams live later this month during the FIBA Oceania Championships, with Basketball New Zealand and SKY Sport confirming a partnership.
The Tall Blacks game two meeting with the Australia Boomers on Tuesday, August 25 from Wellington’s TSB Bank Arena will be the… Continue reading »
Basketball New Zealand has confirmed the invited U13 athletes for the third cluster camp in late-August.
The 186 U13 athletes named on Monday will join with the U15 athletes selected last month to take part in the BBNZ Cluster Camp #3 at six venues around the country on Saturday and Sunday, August 22-23… Continue reading »