Monthly Archives: July 2014

Semi-Finalists found at WBC

New Zealand Home Loans Canterbury Wildcats went down 67-66 in overtime against the Waitakere Lady Rangers in the opening game of the WBC tournament in Porirua leaving them a must win game against Auckland Counties Manukau Lady Hawks in the late game on Thursday. Continue reading

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Early games on Day 1 at WBC

New Zealand Home Loans Canterbury Wildcats are staring down the barrel of elimination early on day one of the WBC tournament in Porirua. Continue reading

WBC title on the line this week

The third and final tournament of the Women’s Basketball Championship begins on Thursday July 31st in Porirua.

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Tall Blacks are 35 Days away from the World Cup

The Tall Blacks enjoyed a reasonably light final training session prior to a late night flight to South Korea on Saturday night. Continue reading

Breakers News

Dean Vickerman arrives back from the USA this week having attended the NBA Summer League. Continue reading

Tall Blacks Squad

Tall Blacks head coach Nenad Vucinic selected the following 14 for the Tall Blacks trip to South Korea and China. Continue reading

Cedric Jackson Stats

Cedric Jackson stats after  just 65 games in two seasons and position on Breakers all time list:

Assists 432 – 4th all time

Steals 164 – 4th all time

Defensive rebounds 286 – 12th all time

Total rebounds – 367 – 13th all time

Double doubles 11 – 6th all time

Another two seasons will see him surge up the all time list in the above category with a chance of being the all time leader in steals and assists.

 

 

 

Bits and Pieces from the NZ basketball scene

The Tall Blacks play a rare home court three game series against South Korea this week.The squad of 17 players are all likely to suit up at some stage during the three tests in Wellington (Tuesday), Tauranga (Thursday) and Auckland (Saturday). Continue reading

Auckland Counties Manukau win U17 Boys National title

Auckland Counties Manukau scored the first 15 points of the U17 Boys Final, seven of them to Connor Woodbridge, before Nathan Curran put Harbour on the board. Continue reading

North Harbour win U17 Girls National Title

After 123 games over four days the Under 17 National Championships reached their climax at North Shore Events Centre on Saturday afternoon.

The Girls Final featured North Harbour and Porirua. Continue reading