New Zealand Basketball Team Roster, Schedule, Matches FIBA World Cup 2019

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The New Zealand national basketball is the official team for FIBA New Zealand World Cup Tour in 2019. The team is also called the Tall Blacks. The New Zealand national basketball team has won total 3 FIBA Oceania Championships and got 4th rank in FIBA Asia Cup in 2017.

The history of basketball in New Zealand is very old. In 2001, New Zealand defeated Australia, for the 2002 FIBA World Championship. The Tall Blacks also qualified for the 2004 Athens Olympics.

New Zealand Basketball team is in the Group F of Fiba 2019 Championship in which total 6 matches is to be played & 3 matches will be played by each team in the group stages. The other 3 teams are Greece, Brazil & Montenegro.

New Zealand Basketball Team History

The New Zealand national basketball joined FIBA World cup in 1951. Till now they won so many Gold medals. They appeared in FIBA Oceania Championship 22 times. They got 15th Rank in 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup and 12th rank for 2010 FIBA World Championship. Hope this time they will win the FIBA World Cup 2019.

Medals

Olympic Games

  • Medals – None

FIBA World Cup

  • Medals – None

FIBA Oceania Championship

  • Gold: (1999, 2001, 2009)
  • Silver: (1971, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2013, 2015)

Head Coaches

  • Paul Henare

Assistant coach(es)

  • Pero Cameron
  • Michael Fitchett

New Zealand FIBA World Cup History Records

  • 1986 FIBA World Championship: 21st
  • 2002 FIBA World Championship: 4th
  • 2006 FIBA World Championship: 16th
  • 2010 FIBA World Championship: 12th
  • 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup: 15th
  • 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup: Qualified

New Zealand Basketball Team Roster & Matches for Basketball World Cup 2019

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*Updated New Zealand Team Squad & Roster for FIBA Basketball World Championship 2019

Player Position Height(Feet-Inch) Birthdate NBA Draft
Thomas Abercrombie GF 6-6 Jul 5, 1987 Washington State
Luke Aston GF 6-7 Aug 28, 1990 BYU-Hawaii
Quinn Clinton G 6-3 Jan 31, 1999 Saint Mary’s
Joe Cook-Green PG 6-1 Jan 24, 1997 Texas Wesleyan
Finn Delany F 6-7 Aug 12, 1995 Southwest Baptist
Dan Fotu PF 6-7 Jun 24, 1999 Saint Mary’s
Isaac Fotu PF 6-8 Dec 18, 1993 Tecnyconta Zaragoza (Spain)
Tyrell Harrison FC 7-1 Jul 6, 1999
James Hunter F 6-10 Jun 19, 1992 South Dakota
Shea Ili G 6-0 Oct 6, 1992 Super City Rangers (New Zealand)
Michael Karena FC 6-10 Oct 24, 1993 Wright State
Jarrod Kenny G 6-2 Sep 17, 1985 IMS Payroll Hawks (New Zealand)
Dyson King-Hawea F 6-6 Oct 15, 1992
Isaac Letoa PG 6-1 Aug 2, 1998 Dartmouth
Robert Loe C 6-11 Aug 5, 1991 Saint Louis
Mitchell Newton F 6-6 Aug 28, 1995 Zerofees Southland Sharks (New Zealand)
Jordan Ngatai SF 6-7 Mar 7, 1993 BYU-Hawaii
Kruz Perrott-Hunt F 6-3 Nov 23, 2000
Alex Pledger C 7-0 Mar 27, 1987 Belmont Abbey
Dion Prewster F 6-5 Jan 10, 1990 Zerofees Southland Sharks (New Zealand)
Derone Raukawa PG 5-11 Jul 24, 1994
Ethan Rusbatch F 6-5 May 24, 1992 Taranaki Mountain Airs (New Zealand)
Jack Salt C 6-10 Feb 11, 1996 Virginia
Tohi Smith-Milner FC 6-9 Oct 6, 1995 Super City Rangers (New Zealand)
Reuben Te Rangi F 6-7 Oct 14, 1994 Zerofees Southland Sharks (New Zealand)
Tom Vodanovich F 6-7 Jul 20, 1994 James Madison
Mika Vukona F 6-6 May 13, 1982 Nelson Giants (New Zealand)
Corey Webster SG 6-2 Nov 29, 1988 New Zealand (New Zealand)
Tai Webster G 6-2 May 29, 1995 Nebraska

FIBA World Cup 2019 New Zealand Basketball Team Matches within GROUP F

Date Team
September 1, 2019 (Sunday) (4:00PM) New Zealand vs. Brazil
September 3, 2019 (Tuesday) (4:00PM) Montenegro vs. New Zealand
September 5, 2019 (Thursday) (8:00PM) Greece vs. New Zealand
  • Venue: Nanjing Youth Olympic Sports Park Gymnasium, Nanjing
1 September 2019
New Zealand   Brazil
Greece   Montenegro
3 September 2019
Montenegro   New Zealand
Brazil   Greece
5 September 2019
Brazil   Montenegro
Greece   New Zealand

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