New Zealand Basketball Team Roster & Schedule for FIBA World Cup 2019 China. Find Men’s Basketball New Zealand world cup matches schedule, players & National basketball team squad for FIBA 2019.
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.