21 Aug 2011

Tall Blacks beaten by Montenegro

11:12 am on 21 August 2011

The New Zealand men's basketball team has been beaten 78-72 by Montenegro in their latest match in Europe.

Montenegro led throughout the match.

Kirk Penney top scored for the Tall Blacks with 26, while Timberwolves NBA player, Nikola Petkovic, scored 23 for Montenegro.

The Tall Blacks are in Europe preparing for next month's Oceania Olympic qualifying series.