Basketball

Plenty of drive for Jets' guard Bristol

If you love something it's worth doing, and that's what gets Manawatu Jets player Paul Bristol out of bed.

Three in a row

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Manawatu Jets were quickly into recovery mode last night after rolling the Otago Nuggets.

Horvath back on court

Teammates rejoice at return of forward

Nick Horvath

No-one was happier to see the return of Nick Horvath than new Jets forward Arthur Trousdell.

Return of the king not enough

Manawatu Jets forward Nick Horvath

The return of king of the boards Nick Horvath couldn't stop the Manawatu Jets' playoff hopes taking another hit.

Jets miss out on the buzzer

Waikato Pistons forward Akeem Wright

The Pistons stand accused of timeout snooping.

Raukawa enjoying hard knocks

Rookie shooting guard Derone Raukawa

Manawatu Jets rookie Derone Raukawa is having no problems going up against the big boys.

300 games for McLean

Troy McLean would like nothing more than two wins to celebrate his 300th NBL game.

Timing issues seal fate of Jets

Darren Larsen sees red as close contest blows out when clock goes on the blink.

Jets on the rise

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Coach Darron Larsen is talking big changes for the Manawatu Jets this season.

Horvath out of action

The Manawatu Jets will be without captain and key big man Nick Horvath for the start of the season.

Jets import gets early start

Manawatu Jets' new US import is keen to get a head start on life in NZ, arriving five weeks before the NBL starts.

Jets' hopefuls on trial

Troy McLean

Manawatu Jets coach Darron Larsen has plenty of food for thought after the team's open trials this week.

Willie Burton's son signs for Jets

Bay Hawks guard Alonzo Burton,l

Alonzo Burton is coming to Palmerston North to be his own man.

Larsen off bench as Jets coach

Darron Larsen

A former player returns for a second term in charge of the Manawatu Jets.

Manawatu girls win in Las Vegas

Four Manawatu girls were part of the New Zealand Basketball Academy team that won the Adidas Super 64 tournament in Las Vegas last month.

Hokianga not ready to quit

Kaine Hokiange

Even after 10 years with the Manawatu Jets, veteran shooting guard Kaine Hokianga still has plenty of drive.

Jets left to rue slow starts

marcel jones

The Manawatu Jets' problem of slow starts cost them again last night against the Otago Nuggets and they can't afford to let it happen again when they back up against the Bay Hawks.

Jets still doing it ugly

But 'win is a win', says captain

Nick Horvath

Winning ugly is almost becoming a habit for the Manawatu Jets this season, as they disposed of the Taranaki Mountain Airs 79-72 at Arena Manawatu last night.

Jets find an extra gear

Chris Hagan

It was a humiliation the Manawatu Jets were desperate to put right, and they made sure the Wellington Saints got what they were owed.

Jets' chance to lift scoring

The Manawatu Jets need to work on scoring more points and have the perfect opportunity to do it tomorrow.

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