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NBL Standings
 1. Wellington S. 10-1 
 2. Nelson G. 10-2 
 3. Southland S. 7-3 
 4. Canterbury 6-4 
 5. Taylor Hawks 6-5 
 6. Taranaki MA 2-8 
 7. Manawatu J. 1-10 
 8. SC Rangers 1-10 
Full Standings

Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Daishon KNIGHT
  Manawatu.
  (185-G-91)
  Avg: 25.3
 1. Knight, Manawatu.25.3 
 2. Ili, Wellington S.25.3 
 3. Iverson, Manawatu.23.8 
 4. Douglas, Taranaki.21.5 
 5. Jones, SC Rangers21.1 
 6. Shepard, Canterbury20.3 
 7. Thames, Canterbury20.1 
 8. Wilson, SC Rangers19.6 
 9. Adnam, Nelson G.19.5 
 10. Washburn, Cante.19.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Javonte DOUGLAS
  Taranaki.
  (203-F-)
  Avg: 11.3
 1. Douglas, Taranaki.11.3 
 2. Majok, Wellington S.10.9 
 3. Coleman, Southlan.10.0 
 4. Iverson, Manawatu.9.4 
 5. Shepard, Canterbury9.3 
 6. Jones, SC Rangers8.4 
 7. Brandt, Taylor H.8.1 
 8. Delany, Nelson G.8.0 
 9. Henry, Wellington S.7.7 
 10. McRae, Manawatu J.7.4 
Assists Per Game
 Lindsay TAIT
  SC Rangers
  (190-G-82)
  Avg: 7.6
 1. Tait, SC Rangers7.6 
 2. Adnam, Nelson G.7.0 
 3. Shepard, Canterbury6.9 
 4. Ili, Wellington S.6.7 
 5. Kenny, Taylor H.5.5 
 6. Knight, Manawatu.5.1 
 7. Weeks, Southlan.5.0 
 8. ORiley, Taranaki.5.0 
 9. Raukawa, Southlan.4.1 
 10. Thames, Canterbury3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Winston SHEPARD
  Canterbury
  (203-F-93)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Shepard, Canterbury2.6 
 2. Thames, Canterbury2.4 
 3. Adnam, Nelson G.2.3 
 4. Iverson, Manawatu.2.2 
 5. Delany, Nelson G.2.0 
 6. Tait, SC Rangers1.7 
 7. Woods, Taranaki MA1.7 
 8. Ili, Wellington S.1.6 
 9. Kenny, Taylor H.1.5 
 10. Dempster, Nelson G.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Devon SCOTT
  SC Rangers
  (206-F-94)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Scott, SC Rangers1.6 
 2. Darling, Canterbury1.6 
 3. Pledger, Southlan.1.3 
 4. Smith, Taranaki MA1.3 
 5. Iverson, Manawatu.1.1 
 6. McRae, Manawatu J.0.9 
 7. Jones, SC Rangers0.8 
 8. Henry, Wellington S.0.8 
 9. Washburn, Cante.0.6 
 10. Hunter, Southlan.0.6 

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Round 9 (Regular Season)

Manawatu J. Jun.30 Canterbury 86%
SC Rangers 59% Jun.24 Taranaki MA
Taylor Hawks 83% Jun.23 Taranaki MA
Canterbury 90% Jun.23 Manawatu J.
Southland S Jun.22 Wellington S 55%
Tobias Cameron selected the top New Zealander playing abroad in last week's games - Jul 28, 2017


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of New Zealanders who are currently playing abroad.


Tobias Cameron
Tobias Cameron
   #1. This week's number one is U19 international guard Tobias Cameron (193-99, currently plays in Australia). Cameron could not help the league outsider Rollers (0-14) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his very good performance the 13th-placed Rollers (0-14) were defeated 83-75 on the road by the higher-ranked South West Metro Pirates (#9) in the QBL group. Cameron was the top scorer with 16 points. He also added 5 rebounds, passed 3 assists and added 3 blocks. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. This season Cameron averages: 7.9ppg, 3.4rpg, 2.0apg, 3FGP: 32.1%. He is currently a member of the New Zealand U19 national team.

Leon Henry
Leon Henry
   #2. Second place goes to former international forward Leon Henry (200-85, college: S.Idaho JC, currently plays in Australia). Henry was not able to help Ballarat Miners (13-8) in their last game. Despite his good performance Ballarat Miners (#2) lost 80-94 in Bendigo to the lower-ranked (#5) Braves in the SEABL-East group. Henry had a double-double by scoring 12 points and getting 11 rebounds in 30 minutes. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. Henry has relatively good stats this year: 10.8ppg, 10.3rpg, 3.3apg, 1.2bpg, 2FGP: 61.4%(27-44), 3FGP: 16.7% and FT: 28.6% in six games he played so far. He played for the New Zealand national team in 2012.

James Paringatai
James Paringatai
   #3. The New Zealand player who performed third best last week abroad was former international forward James Paringatai (201-86, currently plays in Australia). Paringatai contributed to Buccaneers' victory against the fourth-ranked Stirling Senators (15-7) 101-97 in the Australian State League (second division) last Saturday. He scored 6 points in only 7 minutes. Geraldton Buccaneers (18-7) are placed third in SBL group. Paringatai's team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. This year Paringatai's overall stats are: 4.0ppg, 2.4rpg, 2FGP: 44.6% and FT: 66.7% in 23 games. He played for the New Zealand national team four years ago.

   #4. Power forward Dennis Tawhiti (198-90, currently plays in Australia) was not able to secure a victory for Eagles (4-12) in their game against Cougars (8-13) in the Australian State League (second division). Tawhiti scored 7 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. his team were defeated 95-88 in Hamilton Hill by the much lower-ranked Cougars (#7) in the SBL group. His team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. Tawhiti's total stats this season are: 8.1ppg, 4.4rpg and 1.1apg. He used to play for the New Zealand national team back in 2013.

Zane Meehl
Zane Meehl
   #5. Former University international guard Zane Meehl (188-86, college: Mid-Continent, currently plays in Australia) contributed to a Sunshine CR's victory against the leader Brisbane Spartans (15-0) 79-69 in the Australian State League (second division) in Sunday night's game. Meehl scored 8 points in 18 minutes. Sunshine Coast Rip (9-4) is placed fourth in QBL group. They ended the series of three consecutive loses. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. This year Meehl's total stats are: 7.4ppg and 1.5rpg in 12 games. He has a dual citizenship: New Zealand and Australian. Meehl used to play for the New Zealand university national team ten years ago.


The list of other players, who all have New Zealand passport but never been selected to any of New Zealand national teams:

   #1. Zac Carter (203-F/G-89, currently plays in Australia) contributed to a Brisbane Capitals' victory against the third-ranked Mackay Meteors (12-4) 108-100 in the Australian State League (second division) in Friday night's game. He scored 10 points, had 5 rebounds and dished 7 assists in 34 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group QBL. Brisbane Capitals (11-3) are placed second. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Carter has relatively good stats this year: 14.1ppg, 5.3rpg and 2.5apg in 12 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: New Zealand and Australian.

   #2. Zeke Meehl (181-G-88, currently plays in Australia) led Sunshine CR to a victory against the leader Brisbane Spartans (15-0) 79-69 in the Australian State League (second division) in Sunday night's game. Meehl scored 13 points. Sunshine Coast Rip (9-4) is placed fourth in QBL group. It was his team's first victory after three consecutive loses. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. This season Meehl has relatively solid stats: 12.9ppg, 3.5rpg and 2.3apg. He is another player who holds two passports: New Zealand and Australian.

   #3. Zeb Lovell (197-G/F-93, currently plays in Australia). He could not help Eastern Mavericks (14-4) to beat Noarlunga City Southern Tigers (15-3). Lovell cannot count Saturday's game as one of the best ones. He scored only 3 points. Eastern Mavericks (#2) were crushed 99-60 on the road by the leading Noarlunga City Southern Tigers in the Premier League. It was Eastern Mavericks' first loss after three consecutive victories. The Regular Season already ended. Lovell has averaged so far 7.9ppg and 1.3apg.


Other top New Zealand players, who play abroad:

Thomas Abercrombie (198-F-87) plays for Demir IBB in Turkish BSL
Aron Baynes (208-C-86) plays for Boston Celtics in the NBA
Steven Adams (213-C/F-93) plays for Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA
Mika Vukona (197-C-82) plays for New Zealand Breakers in Australian NBL
Robert Loe (211-F-91) plays for New Zealand Breakers in Australian NBL
Kirk Penney (196-G/F-80) plays for New Zealand Breakers in Australian NBL
Isaac Fotu (203-F-93) plays for ratiopharm Ulm in German BBL
Mike Karena (208-C-93) plays for Lleida Basquet in Spanish LEB Gold
Thomas Giles (180-G-88) plays for Norths Soul Sports Bears in Australian State League
Isaac Smith (196-F/C) plays for Buccaneers in Australian State League
Dyson King-Hawea (200-F-92) plays for Spectres in Australian State League
Mitchell Newton (200-F-95) plays for Bandits in Australian State League

Notice: The list above includes only some of the New Zealand playing currently abroad. Go to New Zealand Abroad Page to see completed list.  




Jordan
Ngatai
Ngatai number one in New Zealand for round 8 - 3 days ago
International Forward Jordan Ngatai (196-F-93, agency: MKP Management) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for top-ranked Wellington S., receiving a Interperformances Player of the Week award for round 8. The 24-year old player had a double-double of 25 points and 15 rebounds, while his team beat Manawatu J. (#7, 1-9) 79-70. It allowed Wellington S. to consolidate first place in the New Zealand NBL. Wellington S. has a very good season and are considered to have a run fo...   [read more]

Julian
Washburn
NBL Round 8: Sharks are defeated by Rams - 4 days ago
Here is the last round review presented by ESL. The most important game in the last round took place in Southland between third ranked Sharks (7-3) and fourth ranked Rams (6-4) on Friday night. Sharks were defeated by Rams at home 89-77. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Sharks. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Julian Washburn (203-91, college: UTEP) who helped to win the game recording 21 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists and the other A...   [read more]

Dominique
Kelman-Poto
Kelman-Poto's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 10 days ago
Forward Dominique Kelman-Poto (201-F) put on an amazing game in the last round for SC Rangers and receives a Interperformances Player of the Week award for round 7. He had a double-double of 26 points and 15 rebounds, while his team beat Taranaki MA (#6, 2-7) 93-86. SC Rangers maintains the 8th position in New Zealand league. Too late to salvage the team, which is currently ranked at the very bottom. They already lost 9 games and recorded just one victory. Kelman-Poto just recently signed...   [read more]


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