After eight weeks of growth and development in basketball with what started as a small committee of passionate basketball players - has resulted in a tightly knit group who are dedicated to continuing their slow and steady progress in developing the sport.
The Avaiki Basketball Tournament saw a slamming night of semi-final games take place on Wednesday last week at the Papa’aroa Hall. Every team fought aggressively, desperate not to be eliminated and to make it into the top eight teams who will play at tonight’s finale of the basketball season.
Week six of the Avaiki Basketball Tournament took place on Wednesday last week with more heat seen on the courts as the semi-final and final games are approaching quickly - set to take place this week and next.
Rising from their humble beginnings in the Pacific, Cook Islands' Terai Ma Teata Elia (formerly Terai Sadler), Fiji’s Letava Whippy, Dalen Pilitati, and Te Araroa Sapoaga rose to the occasion and made strides in the prestigious Sal’s 18in18 New Zealand Women's National Basketball League.
Rarotonga’s Northern Stars team continues to take the lead in the 5X5 basketball tournament that is expected to end on a high note next month. Organiser Puna Vano said the U16 boys’ and girls’ teams remain unbeaten since the start of the tournament and they are the team to watch out for as the semi-finals […]