KEN Tuffin has certainly made the most of the basketball down time amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. While Philippine basketball was at a standstill, the Fil-Kiwi forward of Far Eastern University headed to New Zealand to play for the Taranaki ...
Jul 30, 2020
MANAWATU once again got the better of Taranaki, scoring a 118-103 victory in the 2020 Sal's NBL Showdown to deal the Mountainairs back-to-back losses on Sunday at The Trusts Arena in Auckland.Ken Tuffin fired blanks in ...
Jul 19, 2020
KEN Tuffin's solid game helped Taranaki Mountainairs seize the top spot in the 2020 Sal's NBL Showdown with a thrilling 95-88 overtime win over the Nelson Giants Thursday at The Trusts Arena in Auckland.The Fil-Kiwi ...
Jul 9, 2020
FORMER La Salle big man Taane Samuel seized the spotlight as the Manawatu Jets dealt the Taranaki Mountainairs a 102-93 whipping on Sunday at the 2020 Sal's NBL Showdown at The Trusts Arena in Auckland.The 6-foot-8 ...
Jul 5, 2020
PBA
KEN Tuffin may be neck deep in his career in the New Zealand National Basketball League, but the Fil-Kiwi forward said that getting to the PBA remains as his "end goal.""The end goal is to play professional. I would love ...
Jun 30, 2020
KEN Tuffin said his stint in the New Zealand National Basketball League will only make him a better player."It's just me progressing individually as a player. You know, I'm doing whatever I can to help my team ...
Jun 27, 2020
KEN Tuffin's late spurt could not save the Taranaki Mountainairs from falling at the hands of the Canterbury Rams, 112-101, in the 2020 Sal's NBL Showdown Saturday at The Trusts Arena in Auckland.The Fil-Kiwi forward ...
Jun 27, 2020
KEN Tuffin had a solid debut for the Taranaki Mountainairs in its 107-95 victory over the Franklin Bulls in the 2020 Sal's NBL Showdown Wednesday at The Trusts Arena in Auckland.The Fil-Kiwi forward fired 10 points built ...
Jun 24, 2020
KEN Tuffin's remaining playing year in the UAAP remains uncertain as far as the league's Board of Managing Directors (BMD) is concerned.League officials said the Fil-Kiwi forward's eligibility status has yet to be discussed ...
Jun 17, 2020
AUCKLAND, New Zealand - The Auckland-based Blues held on to beat the Wellington-based Hurricanes 30-20 in a Super Rugby Aotearoa match played in front of 41,000 fans on Sunday, the largest crowd in 15 years for a Super Rugby ...
Jun 14, 2020
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Sports fans again will be able to fill stadiums in New Zealand after the government on Monday removed restrictions on public gatherings imposed in response to the coronavirus pandemic.Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced New Zealand will move from ...
Jun 8, 2020
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya has joined a growing group of prominent sports stars condemning the killing of George Floyd in the United States last week.The 30-year-old Nigeria-born Adesanya, who has lived in New Zealand ...
Jun 2, 2020
JERICHO Cruz made his presence felt in his Guam debut in the Fiba Asia Cup 2021 qualifiers, but New Zealand proved too strong for the home team, 113-94, on Sunday at the Calvo Fieldhouse. Cruz, who was born in the Phlilippines ...
Feb 23, 2020
NEW Zealand stunned Australia right in its home floor, 108-98, on Wednesday at the start of the Fiba Asia Cup 2021 qualifiers in Brisbane.Reuben Te Rangi and Shea Ill scored 21 points each, and Rob Loe and Jordan Ngatai added ...
Feb 20, 2020
OFFERS are already coming from overseas to secure the services of Thirdy Ravena.But the three-time UAAP Finals MVP is putting everything in consideration before making a decision."We're still trying to see kung ano yung final plan. We&# ...
Jan 14, 2020
THE Gilas Pilipinas Women's team was dealt with a rude welcome by host New Zealand, 111-54, to start the 2019 Fiba Women's Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournament Thursday in Auckland.The Filipinas put up a good fight early ...
Nov 14, 2019
DAUNTING as the task may be, Gilas Pilipinas Women vowed to do everything in its power to keep the Philippines in Division A.That's the assurance Jack Animam gave before the Filipinas opened their campaign in the 2019 Fiba Women&# ...
Sep 24, 2019
SYDNEY - Canada opened with a 10-0 run and seven three-pointers in the first quarter and went on to beat New Zealand 122-88 in a basketball World Cup warm-up game Tuesday.Aaron Best scored 20 points while Andrew Nembhard ...
Aug 20, 2019
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand NBA star Steven Adams has turned down the chance to play for New Zealand at the basketball World Cup in China later this year.The Oklahoma City Thunder center was named in New Zealand's initial ...
Jun 17, 2019
NBA
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams has been named to New Zealand's provisional squad for the basketball World Cup but is not expected to play because of long-standing feud with Basketball New Zealand.Adams' name ...
Jun 13, 2019
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