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.

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 on Wikipedia

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 when he struck a man in the face with a beer bottle at a Dunedin flat-warming party in March. After managing just three games for the Sharks in 2010 because of the incident, he re-joined the squad in late April 2011 for the rest of the 2011 season. He played two further seasons with the Sharks as he totalled 15 games over four NBL seasons, winning an NBL championship in the process. In 2015, ...more on Wikipedia

Nationality: New Zealand

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 on Wikipedia

Nationality: New Zealand

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Aron Baynes is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Basketball Players from New Zealand
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Aron John Baynes (born 9 December 1986) is a New Zealand-born Australian professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He attended the Australian Institute of Sport in 2005 and played college basketball for Washington State University during its Tony Bennett years. ...more on Wikipedia

Position: Power forward, Center

Nationality: Australia, New Zealand

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