Tall Blacks beat Cameroon in first China game

MARC HINTON
Last updated 00:00 03/08/2014

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The Tall Blacks have opened the Chinese leg of their World Cup buildup tour with a 75-66 victory over Cameroon tonight.

After splitting a pair of games against South Korea in Seoul, coach Nenad Vucinic would have been pleased to see his side hit winning form at the start of back-to-back tournaments in China.

The New Zealanders will conclude the first tournament with games against Ivory Coast and Chinese league club Guangdong.

The Tall Blacks are en route to Spain for the World Cup where they will go up against the USA, Turkey, Ukraine, Finland and the Dominican Republic in pool play in Bilbao.

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