Basketball

Tall Blacks captain Reuben Te Rangi in action during a match against China.
NZ Tall Blacks v China, Basketball, Bruce Pulman Arena, Auckland, New Zealand. 24 July 2017. © Copyright Image: Marc Shannon / www.photosport.nz.

NZ Basketball teams given new path to qualifying for 2024 Olympic Games

The Tall Blacks and Tall Ferns will try to qualify at the 2022 Asian Games.

Breakers' head coach Paul Henare in the round 10 of NBL match between NZ Breakers and Brisbane Bullets, Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Thursday, December 08, 2016. Copyright photo: David Rowland / www.photosport.nz

'That was just an embarrassing effort' - Coach Paul Henare disappointed after Breakers thrashed in pre-season game

The Breakers have been given a big wake-up call after losing 101-62 to Melbourne United.

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The men's and women's teams will head to China next week for the World University Championships.

Lincoln's three-on-three basketball sides to take on the world's best

The men's and women's teams will head to China next week for the World University Championships.

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Adams is hosting his own golf charity event tomorrow, with the All Blacks World Cup hero accepting a special invite.

'I'm just a boy who likes another guy' - Steven Adams admits 'fangirling' over 'Beaver' Donald at charity golf day

Adams is hosting his own golf charity event tomorrow, with the ABs World Cup hero accepting a special invite.

Watch: Steven Adams shoots hoops with OKC Thunder teammate at impromptu court in Wellington

You can take the stars away from the NBA but you can't take the NBA away from the stars.

CLEVELAND, OH - NOVEMBER 03: Isaiah Thomas of the Boston Celtics drives past Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the second half at Quicken Loans Arena on November 3, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers defeated the 128-122. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory copyright notice. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Cleveland Cavaliers trade Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas

Kyrie Irving was tired of being teammates with LeBron James. Now he has to figure out how to beat him.

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Tall Blacks crash out of Asia Cup as Australia assert their dominance

New Zealand fell 106-79 to the Boomers in Beirut.

'He is an unsung hero' - Tall Blacks legend Pero Cameron becomes first Kiwi inducted into FIBA Hall of Fame

The Tall Blacks' assistant coach represented New Zealand for 17 years as a player.

Watch: Steph Curry plays in weird South Korean game show's basketball game

Curry looked like he was having fun even if no one knew what was going on.

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Coach Paul Henare says Sosa has the skills as both a scorer and a playmaker.

'He's going to be our general, our leader' - Breakers praise newly-signed point guard Edgar Sosa

Coach Paul Henare says Sosa has the skills as both a scorer and a playmaker.

BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 23: Enes Kanter #11 of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Steven Adams #12 talk during the first quarter against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on December 23, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Opinion: The OKC Thunder won't trade away Steven Adams, even for NBA All Star Carmelo Anthony

The Thunder have another, much more desirable deal to propose to the New York Knicks than the Big Kiwi, writes Brodyn Knuckey.

NZ Tall Blacks Team photo before their match against China.
NZ Tall Blacks v China, Basketball, Bruce Pulman Arena, Auckland, New Zealand. 24 July 2017. © Copyright Image: Marc Shannon / www.photosport.nz.

Tall Blacks name final 12-man squad for Asia Cup

Coach Paul Henare trimmed three players from the team before next month's tournament in Lebanon.

Video: Kiwi Corey Webster on fire in NBA Summer League, but his Mavs fall to Lakers

Webster scored five points in the Mavericks’ 108-98 loss to the Lakers in their semi-final.

If looks could kill: Team-hopping Kevin Durant gives stone-cold death stare to ESPYs host after cheeky one-liner

The NBA superstar didn’t take too well to being the butt of Peyton Manning's joke.

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The 23-year-old, back in the country, is setting up a golf fundraising tournament.

Kiwi basketball ace Steven Adams looking to help kids follow in his giant footsteps

The 23-year-old, back in the country, is setting up a golf fundraising tournament.

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The team, stacked with height and pedigree, heads for Egypt today after beating Australia earlier this year.

Junior Tall Blacks keeping a few special weapons under wraps ahead of promising World Cup campaign

The team, stacked with height and pedigree, heads for Egypt today after beating Australia earlier this year.

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Bridge Pa has set up a unique support system to get its talented youngsters to colleges in the States to pay basketball.

Hawke's Bay town working to fast-track talented girls to basketball scholarships in the States

Bridge Pa may be small, but it hasn't stopped locals from getting young girls to dream big.

Meet the Kiwi basketballer pursuing his NBA dream after he was scouted by the same US coach who nabbed Steven Adams

Angus McWilliam will link up with coach Jamie Dixon at Texas Christian University.

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Former Tall Blacks Phill Jones, Brendon Pongia and Arther Trousdell took part at the World Masters Games exhibition match.

Video: Still got it! New Zealand basketball legends showcase their skills in Anzac trans-Tasman showdown

Former Tall Blacks Phill Jones, Brendon Pongia and Arther Trousdell took part at the World Masters Games exhibition match.

Watch: Steven Adams reimagined as burly Game of Thrones warrior in brilliant NBA parody

Adams stars as a Dothraki soldier in Bleacher Report's Game of Zones series.

Video: 'He should be ashamed' -commentators slam Steven Adams' form since signing big money deal

"They haven't seen him since he signed that contract in October," said Shannon Sharpe.

Video: Sonny Bill's protest style spreads as Wellington Saints tape over NBL logo following ruling over 'import' player

Basketball NZ reclassified Aussie-born Josh Duinker as an 'import' despite him having a NZ passport.

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Isaac Letoa has earned himself a place at Dartmouth College, and is hoping to become the next Steven Adams.

Is this the next Steven Adams? Kiwi prodigy bags big time college scholarship

Junior Tall Black Isaac Letoa, 18, has earned a place at Ivy League Dartmouth College.

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'I've reached out to his agent' - Tall Blacks coach hoping for Steven Adams international debut

Paul Henare is hopeful that Adams can finally turn out for his country.

Breakers part ways with Corey Webster after 'challenging six months'

General manager Dillon Boucher said Webster and the team had mutually agreed on the decision.

Breakers Tom Abercrombie headed to Turkish league during NBL off-season

Abercrombie's short-term deal with Demir Insaat Buyukcekmece doesn't affect his ability to play for the Breakers.

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