3 Aug 2009

Tall Blacks lose in Finland

6:40 pm on 3 August 2009

The New Zealand men's basketballer's have finished their tour of Europe with a 102-91 loss to Finland in Vantaa.

The Tall Blacks trailed 48-50 at half-time and finished their eight match tour with two wins.

Kirk Penney to-scored with 32 with the other leading contributions coming from Alex Pledger with 14, Lindsay Tait with 11.

The Tall Blacks go into camp in Wellington on August 18 ahead of the Oceania championship matches against Australia in Sydney on the 23rd and Wellington on 25th.