Participants

New Zealand

Basketball

Bib Name Birth Date
1 14 Oct 1994
3 12 Aug 1995
5 06 Oct 1992
6 17 Sep 1985
7 13 May 1982
8 24 Jul 1994
10 05 Jul 1987
14 05 Aug 1991
16 06 Oct 1995
20 07 Mar 1993
25 24 May 1992
35 27 Mar 1987

Team Officials

Function Name
Assistant Coach
Pero CAMERON
Assistant Coach
Michael FITCHETT
Coach

Events and Medals

Event Rank Medal
BKB Men 3 Bronze

New Zealand - Schedule


Schedule
Time Event Status
Fri, 6 Apr 20:00
Men Preliminary Round Pool A
Nigeria
65
New Zealand
110
Finished
Sat, 7 Apr 21:00
Men Preliminary Round Pool A
New Zealand
73
Australia
79
Finished
Mon, 9 Apr 18:30
Men Preliminary Round Pool A
Canada
60
New Zealand
82
Finished
Sat, 14 Apr 12:30
Men Semifinal
New Zealand
86
Canada
88
Finished
Sun, 15 Apr 9:00
Bronze Medal Event Men Bronze Medal Game
Scotland
69
New Zealand
79
Finished

Biographical Information


Highlights
Commonwealth Games
YearLocationRank
2006 Melbourne, AUS 2

Olympic Games
YearLocationRank
2004 Athens, GRE 10
2000 Sydney, AUS 11

World Cup
YearLocationRank
2014 Spain 15
2010 Turkey 12
2006 Japan 9
2002 Indianapolis, USA 4
1986 Spain 13

Asia Cup
YearLocationRank
2017 Zouk Mikael, LBN 4

Oceania Championship
YearLocationRank
2015 Various 2
2013 Various 2
2011 Australia 2
2009 Various 1
2007 Australia 2
2005 New Zealand 2
2003 Victoria, AUS 2
2001 New Zealand 1
1999 Auckland, NZL 1
1997 New Zealand 2
1995 Sydney, AUS 2
1993 Auckland, NZL 2
1991 New Zealand 2
1989 Sydney, AUS 2
1987 New Zealand 2
1985 New South Wales, AUS 2
1983 Whangarei, NZL 2
1981 New Zealand 2
1979 Australia 2
1978 New Zealand 2
1975 Australia 2
1971 New Zealand 2

Nickname: Tall Blacks
Additional information

COMMONWEALTH GAMES
Memorable campaign at Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games. Unbeaten in group stage, comfortably defeated Nigeria in the semifinal, to face arch-rival Australia in the final. NZ had a slight lead going into the fourth quarter (62-61) but could not hold on, and eventually lost 81-76 to collect the silver medal. (news.bbc.co.uk, 23 Mar 2006)


OLYMPIC GAMES
Struggled to make an impact at two Olympic Games appearances. Finished 11th at Sydney 2000 and 10th at Athens 2004. (basketball-reference.com, 16 Sep 2017)


WORLD CUP
Competed in five World Cups, placing as high as fourth in 2002. Most recently, eliminated by Lithuania in the round of 16 in 2014. (fiba.basketball, 8 Aug 2017)


World Ranking: 38 (correct at 28 Feb 2018)
Zone Ranking: 6



Legend

Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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