21 Jul 2014

Tall Blacks win series

1:54 pm on 21 July 2014

The Tall Blacks beat South Korea 89-81 on Saturday night in Auckland to win their three match series two games to one.

It was an all-round effort from the Tall Blacks with Kirk Penney the standout, leading all scorers with 26 points.

Tom Abercrombie pitched in with 14 while Mika Vukona dominated the boards pulling in 15 rebounds.

The Tall Blacks shut down Korea's biggest offensive threat, Tae Jong Moon, keeping the veteran forward to just 13 points.

Kim Sun Hyung led Korea with 17 points.

Tall Blacks 89

Penney 26, Abercrombie 14, Corey Webster 11

Korea 81

Kim 17, Moon 13