Basketball New Zealand
02/16/2017 at 23:16. Facebook
To 3x3 players, due to the forecast rain (which is a welcome relief considering the Port Hills fires) we are moving the Canterbury fixture of the Burger King 3x3 Quest Tour indoors to Pioneer Stadium, 75 Lyttelton Road, Somerfield, Christchurch.

Team check-in times:
All teams (except Open Men’s): 9.15am at the latest.
Open men’s Grade: 11.45am at the latest.

Tip Off:
All teams except Open...
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Basketball New Zealand
02/16/2017 at 19:56. Facebook
A couple of nice pieces from Maori TV on the Junior Tall Blacks preparation for the FIBA U19 World Cup in Cairo this coming July. Remember that this is the first World Cup the JTBs have ever qualified for after beating Australia in December - this team are surprising the world.

The other piece on Taane Samuel is here: [ Link ]

Jnr Tall Blacks seek European sides for preparation
Basketball New Zealand
02/15/2017 at 03:44. Facebook
Way to go Canterbury and travelling teams - you've packed out the Christchurch leg of the tour with a record number of registrations! Sorry we can't get everyone in on the action, but we are celebrating the rise of the 3x3 game. Big thanks to Burger King and all the participants for the support! See you Saturday Christchurch!

Young Basketballers on Waitlist to Play as Participation Reaches Record High
Basketball New Zealand
02/13/2017 at 21:28. Facebook
Korea and France, plus another team from the Americas, will be in the the Junior Tall Blacks' Pool, which FIBA have announced...

FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2017 groups confirmed
Basketball New Zealand
02/12/2017 at 22:09. Facebook
Thanks Nelson for a great day of 3x3 basketball at the Burger King 3x3 Quest Tour. Congratulations to all that played and to the winners of each category. Feel free to tag and share the photos.
Next stop on the Tour is Christchurch this coming Saturday. Register your team now on
Another fantastic opportunity following their performance at the Basketball Without Borders Asia Camp. Congratulations to the three boys and their families, as well as all their coaches who have helped them to get to this stage.

Three Young Kiwis Picked for Prestigious Camp with NBA All Stars
See you this Saturday Nelson - the Burger King 3x3 Quest Tour is coming your way! Make sure you get involved. More info here...
Happy Birthday Ev!
Wondering what it's like to be at a Basketball New Zealand Development Camp? Here's an insight into how these camps are aimed at producing better people as well as better players.
Check out the full story on our website here: [ Link ]
Thanks to It's not OK Campaign, Are you that someone?, and Richie Hardcore, for your involvement.
Our National Age-Group Trials are so much more than just basketball! Keep an eye out for the full video and explanation, to be released this Thursday.
Wow, what a huge event. 47 teams turned up for a fantastic day of 3x3 in West Auckland. Thanks Auckland for supporting the #BK3x3Tour. Next stop is Nelson on 11 February.
We're Hiring! We're looking for a Tournaments Coordinator to join our team in Wellington. Are you the person? Check out the job advertisement and job description here...

Basketball New Zealand - Vacancies
Hey Auckland, last chance to catch the 3x3 Quest Tour before the World Tour Qualifier. Sign up and come on down to Trusts Arena this coming Saturday - fun, friendly welcoming atmosphere. Grades for all. Get involved!

Burger King 3x3 Quest Tour’s Last Auckland Stop Before Final
It was really great seeing the improvements made in such a small amount of time at our recent New Zealand U16 Boys' and U16 Girls' Preparation Camps. Rest up well all - you've earned it!
FIBA recently announced where the FIBA Asia Cup will be hosted: Tall Ferns will travel to Bengaluru (Bangalore) in India and the Tall Blacks will travel to Beirut in Lebanon. More here...

Beirut and Bengaluru to host first-ever FIBA Asia Cups as basketball enters new era in Asian region
Thanks Tauranga for a great day of 3x3. Feel free to tag and share the photos. Our next event is on Saturday 28 January at Trusts Arena in Henderson, Auckland.
See you this Saturday Mt Maunganui - the Burger King 3x3 Quest Tour is coming your way! Make sure you get involved. More info here...

Burger King 3x3 Quest Tour heads to Tauranga this Saturday
Thanks South Auckland for a great day of 3x3 at the Burger King 3x3 Quest Tour. Our next event is this Saturday in Tauranga then we'll be back in Auckland again on 28 January at the Trusts Arena. Check out the full event schedule at
FIBA article offers some thoughts on Australia and New Zealand's entry into the Asian zone...