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Otago Nuggets crowned NZNBL champions

AFTER trailing at quarter time, Otago Nuggets have stormed to a memorable grand final win over Auckland Tuatara to claim the 2022 New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) title last night. Both sides had to enter the grand final the hard way having third and fifth, and after trailing as late as the final minutes […]

From Loe to high, Tuatara’s jaw-dropper

HOW? That was the word – and question – on everyone’s lips when with six seconds left, Robert Loe produced the play of the New Zealand National Basketball League season. For all intensive purposes, at the nine-second mark of the final term Taranaki Mountainairs were on the verge of reading Auckland Tuatara their last rites. […]

Tuatara shoot down Saints

IN a remarkable Final 6 clash, Auckland Tuatara have eliminated reigning champion Wellington Saints from the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) title race. After starting the season so poorly, the Saints had seemingly found their groove the past month, winning the last six games of the season, five of them coming against four of […]

Giants squash Tuatara in thrilling comeback

AFTER facing a deficit at the first two breaks, Nelson Giants fought back to post a five-point win over Auckland Tuatara in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) last night. The ladder-leading Tuatara took a six-point lead into quarter time and maintained a narrow two-point buffer at the main break, before Nelson stormed home […]

Tuatara regain top spot, shake off Bulls

IT was far from easy and took just about all of the match to finally get it done, but Auckland Tuatara racked up another New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) win to regain top spot on the 2022 season ladder. The Tuatara were able to shake off a determined Franklin Bulls outfit who were missing […]

Tuatara hold off Saints, earn title favouritism

ANOTHER game, another win for Auckland Tuatara, but this time it was taking down the reigning champions Wellington Saints, winning by 15 points at TSB Arena last night. The highly-anticipated clash was set to defy the top-against-bottom status, though the highly anticipated debut of former New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) Tom Vodanovich was delayed […]

NZNBL Round 3 preview: Saints regain big name in Tuatara clash

IT is not often a top-against-bottom clash might be match of the round, but that could well be the case for the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) Round 3 fixtures. The Wellington Saints will regain former league Most Valuable Player (MVP) bigman Tom Vodanovich for the huge contest to try and strike a one […]

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 […]

Tuatara talls slay Giants for second win

AN outstanding pair of double-doubles, Auckland Tuatara bigs Robert Loe and Chris Johnson combined for 42 points and 27 rebounds to slay the Nelson Giants by nine points in Round 2 of the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). Both sides entered the game after impressive Round 1 victories, with Loe and Johnson keys to […]

Tuatara bigs dominate Airs

A DUO of double-doubles from Auckland Tuatara has seen the newly named side grab a win in its opening game of the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) season, defeating the Taranaki Mountainairs by 33 points. The Airs had a fantastic start to the game, leading for the most part before the Tuatara kicked into […]

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