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Famous Basketball Players from New Zealand

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List of famous basketball players from New Zealand, listed alphabetically with photos of the players when available. New Zealand has produced some very talented basketball players over the years, including centers, guards and forwards. These are some of the best Kiwi basketball players to ever live, so if you're a native of New Zealand and are aspiring to play ball professionally then these people should be your idols. If you're searching for a particular popular basketball player from New Zealand then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List contains players like Robert Loe and Mark Dickel.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Kiwi basketball players?" and "Which basketball players are from New Zealand?"

You can click on the names of these legendary basketball players of New Zealand in order to get more information about each one. If you play basketball or just love the sport then use this list of talented Kiwi basketball players to find some athletes you haven't heard of before.



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    Alex John Pledger is a New Zealand professional basketball player who currently plays for the New Zealand Breakers of the NBL. He is also a member of the New Zealand national basketball team.more

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    • Position: Center
    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Andrew Wheeler

    Andrew Wheeler is a New Zealand professional basketball player who currently plays for the Southland Sharks of the National Basketball League. In September 2010, Wheeler was sentenced in the Dunedin District Court to seven months' home detention after admitting a charge of reckless disregard for safety ...more

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    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Angela Marino is a New Zealand professional women's basketball player currently playing for the Adelaide Lightning in the Women's National Basketball League. She has previously represented the Canberra Capitals, including winning the WNBL championship in 2006, and the Perth Lynx.more

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    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Aron John Baynes is an Australian professional basketball player who currently plays for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association. He attended the Australian Institute of Sport in 2005 and played college basketball for Washington State University. His older brother, Callum, also ...more

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    • Position: Power forward, Center
    • Nationality: Australia, New Zealand
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    Ash Rees

    Ashley Rees is a New Zealand basketball player who plays point guard for the Canterbury Rams in the New Zealand National Basketball League. He attended St Andrew's College in Christchurch. Rees made his NBL debut on 26 March 2006 netting two points in a victory over the Otago Nuggets. He is currently ...more

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    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    BJ Anthony

    Benny Charles "B. J." Anthony, Jr. is a New Zealand professional basketball player who currently plays for the Adelaide 36ers of the Australian National Basketball League. He has also played in the Conference Basketball League for the Waitakere Rangers and Northside.more

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    • Position: Small forward, Power forward
    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Casey Frank

    Casey Frank is an American-New Zealand professional basketball player who currently plays for the Super City Rangers of the New Zealand National Basketball League. He played college basketball for Northern Arizona University. The 2.03 metre tall power forward played professionally in the United States, ...more

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    • Position: Power forward
    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Craig Bradshaw

    Craig Robert Bradshaw is a New Zealand professional basketball player who last played for the Southland Sharks of the NZNBL. Craig grew up in Stokes Valley and was a promising Rugby union player, he was noticed for his basketball talent at St. Bernard's College in Lower Hutt and spent his last two years ...more

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    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Dillon Boucher

    Dillon Matthew Boucher, MNZM is a New Zealand professional basketball player.more

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    • Position: Power forward
    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Glen Denham

    Glen Ivan Denham is a New Zealand former international basketball player. He played in over 200 games for his country and scored over 4000 points and 2000 rebounds during an illustrious NBL career. He is of Māori descent and his iwi affiliation is Te Arawa.more

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    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Hayden Allen

    Hayden Allen is a New Zealand professional basketball player who currently plays for the Super City Rangers of the National Basketball League. He attended King's High School in Dunedin.more

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    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Isaac Fotu

    Isaac Fotu is a basketball player at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Hawaii, USA.more

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    • Position: Forward
    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Izaac Williams

    Izaac Williams is a New Zealand former professional basketball player who played two seasons in the New Zealand National Basketball League for the Southland Sharks. Born in Invercargill, Southland, Williams had a promising career in squash before turning to basketball. Williams was part of the Southland ...more

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    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Jeremiah Trueman

    Jeremiah Kloeten Trueman is a New Zealand professional basketball player.more

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    • Position: Power forward, Center
    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Jeremy Kench

    Jeremy Brian Kench is a New Zealand professional basketball player who currently plays for the Canterbury Rams of the National Basketball League.more

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    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Josh Bloxham

    Joshua Kane Bloxham is a New Zealand professional basketball player who currently plays for the Super City Rangers of the New Zealand National Basketball League.more

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    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Kirk Penney
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    Kirk Samuel Penney is a New Zealand professional basketball player who plays for Baloncesto Sevilla of the Liga ACB.more

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    • Position: Shooting guard
    • Nationality: New Zealand
    • Teams: Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers
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    Leon Henry

    Leon Pavihi Henry is a New Zealand professional basketball player who currently plays for the Wellington Saints of the New Zealand National Basketball League. He attended Southern Idaho Junior College in 2005–06 where he played 29 games while averaging 4.1 points per game.more

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    • Position: Shooting guard, Small forward
    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Lindsay Tait

    Lindsay Michael Tait is a New Zealand professional basketball player who currently plays for the Wellington Saints of the New Zealand National Basketball League.more

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    • Nationality: New Zealand
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    Mark Robert Dickel is a New Zealand-Australian former professional basketball player and the current head coach of the Canterbury Rams of the New Zealand National Basketball League.more

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    • Nationality: New Zealand
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