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Cook-Green whips up a dominant performance in win

THE NBL1 action has seen some of the best players around the country deliver some massive numbers week in week out. The most exciting part is that it seems to always be someone different that catches the eye out of the round. In the West Men’s competition in Round 9, it was Joe Cook-Green that […]

Rams destroy Sharks in massive 51-point belting

IT was one-way traffic from start to finish, and there was no hiding for a lacklustre Southland Sharks who suffered an embarrassing 51-point defeat at the hands of a red-hot Canterbury Rams outfit at Cowles Stadium last night. The Rams showed no mercy throughout the 106-55 capitulation, winning each quarter by at least nine points […]

Giants defeat depleted Rams to earn top two spot

IT might have been a tighter contest than many envisioned coming into last night, but Nelson Giants came away with the 11-point victory over Canterbury Rams to secure a top two spot in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) finals. The gallant Rams came in without four of their best players, but managed to […]

Sharks snap seven-game NZNBL losing streak

IT was a long time coming, but Southland Sharks – who started the season 2-1 – snapped a seven-game losing streak from that point with a thrilling one-point victory over Canterbury Rams last night. The Rams – who were missing their entire coaching staff due to COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols – had their chances, […]

Rams roll past struggling Saints

AN UNDERSTRENGTH Canterbury Rams have rolled past a struggling Wellington Saints outfit in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) despite a dominant triple-double debut from star Saints inclusion Xavier Cooks. The Saints had finally cracked through for their first win of the season last round, while the Rams sat at 4-3 in the middle […]

Hawks win for the Agee(s) against Rams

A SENSATIONAL fadeaway baseline jumper from Hawke’s Bay Hawks debutant Tajuan Agee has sunk the Canterbury Rams in a thrilling contest last night. The battle between two New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) contenders lived up to expectations, with the game needing until the very last shot to decide the result. It was a topsy […]

Rams bounce back to stun Saints

AFTER suffering defeat the night before, Canterbury Rams bounced back to defeat Wellington Saints by six points in Round 4 of the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). The mid-afternoon clash at TSB Arena saw the Rams take the early advantage, and then fend off a huge third quarter comeback from the Saints to steady […]

Fast start and finish helps Giants squash Rams

TWO sensational quarters at either end of the match have helped Nelson Giants claim an important New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) win over Canterbury Rams. The Giants piled on 27 points to 17 in the opening quarter of the match, then had to stem the flow as the Rams hit the front by the […]

Second quarter Ram raid deflates Airs

A MASSIVE 29 points to 11 in the second term of the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) has resulted in Canterbury Rams moving up to second on the table after seeing off the challenge of Taranaki Mountainairs by 12 points at TSB Stadium. The Airs held a five-point lead the first change, but an […]

Tuatara remain undefeated after Ram raid

A FOUR-quarter performance has seen Auckland Tuatara run away with a comprehensive 28-point victory over Canterbury Rams in Round 2 of the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). The Tuatara moved to 3-0 for the season with the big win at Cowles Stadium, showing they are one of the title contenders this year, stamping their […]

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