PRESSURE is on for the Wellington Saints as they gun for New Zealand National Basketball League title No. 12.The NZ NBL Final Four begins on Thursday at Te Rauparaha Arena in Porirua, with the winners advancing to the one-game championship ...
Jul 21, 2021
TAANE Samuel got himself going late as the Wellington Saints turned back the Nelson Giants, 86-74, in the 2021 NZ NBL season Wednesday at Trafalgar Centre.The former La Salle forward dropped 14 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, ...
Jun 30, 2021
DRIVEN to bounce back from tasting their first loss of the season, the Wellington Saints waylaid the Canterbury Rams by 25 points, 89-64, for their seventh win in the 2021 NZ NBL season Saturday at Cowles Stadium.Kerwin Roach Jr. and ...
Jun 5, 2021
SOUTHLAND Sharks sent Wellington crashing back to earth, dealing the Saints their first loss in the 2021 NZ NBL season with an 84-70 shocker on Friday at ILT Stadium Southland.The road game snapped the 2019 champions' six-game win ...
Jun 4, 2021
THE Wellington Saints continued to show their pedigree in the 2021 NZ NBL season, taking down the Nelson Giants, 95-69, Saturday at TSB Bank Arena.Former La Salle forward Taane Samuel powered Wellington's 34-point third quarter pullaway to ...
May 15, 2021
TAANE Samuel bounced back with a big 26-point explosion as the Wellington Saints once again stamped their class with a 105-73 demolition of Southland Sharks on Friday in the 2020-21 NZ NBL season at TSB Bank Arena.The former ...
May 7, 2021
KEN Tuffin and Taane Samuel have always been on opposing sides from their younger days in Wellington to their run in the UAAP - the former going to Far Eastern University and the latter to La Salle."Me and Taane grew up together ...
Apr 25, 2021
TAANE Samuel made sure that Ken Tuffin won't have a chance for the title as Manawatu slipped past Taranaki, 105-95, to advance to the Grand Finals of the 2020 Sal's NBL Showdown Thursday at The Trusts Arena ...
Jul 30, 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
COMING back from a couple of months of layoff isn't the easiest thing to do for a player, especially in a highly competitive environment like the UAAP.But coming back in an Ateneo - La Salle atmosphere? It's definitely a whole ...
Nov 12, 2018
LA Salle suffered a double-blackeye in its UAAP Season 81 opener on Sunday as New Zealand's Taane Samuel hurt his foot in the loss to Far Eastern University."I just landed on someone's foot and it just tweaked. ...
Sep 9, 2018
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