Abercrombie fires Tall Blacks

Tom Abercrombie ignited a fourth-quarter comeback, scoring a game-high 25 points as the Tall Blacks defeated Mexico in Qingyuan.

A breakout game from their small forward propelled the NZ basketballers to a key comeback victory in China.

Homecoming for Kereama

Tall Ferns' coach Kennedy Kereama is back in his old stomping ground of Christchurch for New Zealand's series against Japan.

Kennedy Kereama will coach Tall Ferns for first time in home city of Christchurch when they take on Japan.

Coach gives TBs pass mark

Corey Webster put in a good display for the Tall Blacks in their 72-65 victory over Venezuela in Qingyuan, China.

Confidence-boosting win to open Stankovic Cup bid in Qingyuan just what Tall Blacks coach Paul Henare ordered.

Family affair for new Fern

03082015 Sports Photo: John Kirk-Anderson/FairfaxNZ

Tessa Boagni, Tall Ferns basketball, during training at St Margaret's College.

All that Tessa Boagni wanted to do as a youngster was emulate her older sister, current Tall Ferns' captain.

Switch in focus for Tall Blacks

Tall Blacks coach Paul Henare says his men are 'in it to win it' every time they take the floor.

Coach anticipating major style change for touring team as they tip off the Stankovic Cup against a slick Venezuela.

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