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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, […]

Second term blitz key to Ram-raid

A DOMINANT second term was the catalyst for Canterbury Rams to produce an 11-point victory over Otago Nuggets in last night’s New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) contest. The Rams trailed at quarter time, but soon took control, then survived a late comeback from the Nuggets during the 88-77 victory at the Edgar Centre in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rams strike gold against Nuggets

CANTERBURY Rams have started the season off on the right note with a thrilling four-point win against Otago Nuggets in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). The Nuggets were coming off an opening night loss, whilst the Rams were hoping to step up in front of their fans at Cowles Stadium. Both sides were […]

2022 NZNBL preview: Canterbury Rams

AFTER not quite finding the consistency they would have liked in the 2021 New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) season, the Canterbury Rams are looking to improve that in 2022. A massive amount of list changes sees the Rams have a fresh look for the upcoming year, with some big name recruits to assist with […]

2021 NZNBL team review: Canterbury Rams

IN the wake of the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) coming to a close over the weekend, Draft Central will run through each of the 10 competing sides to look at the key stats and players of the 2021 season. The series continues with Canterbury Rams. SEASON SUMMARY: Position: 5th Wins: 9 Losses: 9 […]

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