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Even before their reign has ended, the Pirates have become the answer to a sports trivia question.
Nelson Giants coach confined to the couch as his team chases a National Basketball League championship.
Nayland College outlasted Nelson College to win 66-60 in a hard-fought derby match at the New Zealand secondary schools national basketball championships.
Nelson schools basketball sides fall back into the pack, but remain firmly in the hunt to progress into the top-tier finals.