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SKYCITY BREAKERS GATHER FOR NEW SEASON

The SKYCITY Breakers new roster for the upcoming 2015/16 Australian National Basketball League assembled for the first time at the club’s Atlas Place gym yesterday, with a noticeable buzz around the group as they ponder another tilt at a... Read More

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A Kiwi Welcome for Charles Jackson

Charles Jackson arrived in New Zealand today, so we thought we’d welcome him kiwi style! Check it... Read More

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SKYCITY BREAKERS CONFIRM ‘D’ UNIT

The SKYCITY Breakers have today confirmed the final four places on the wider 2015/16 ANBL roster with confirmation of... Read More

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Q & A with Charles Jackson

New addition to the SKYCITY Breakers, #3 Charles Jackson, has a little bit more info about himself for Breaker Nation... Read More

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Get Set for Double the Jackson Action

SKYCITY Breakers fans are used to the name Jackson filling up the stats sheet, but for the 2015-16 NBL season there... Read More

Player Profiles

  • DOB 5.2.98 Position Forward Height 205cm

    Tai Wynyard

    Forward

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    Tai Wynyard returns for his second season as a Development player. Tai has had a sensational past few months on the baketball court. In July 2014 he became the youngest ever New Zealand Tall Black when he debuted against South Korea. Three months later he became the youngest ever SKYCITY Breaker. Tai again made headlines in June 2015 when he was a member of the New Zealand team that won gold at the FIBA Under 18 3 on 3 world championsips in Hungary.

    In his final year at Rangitoto College Tai has committed to the University of Kentucky for 2016.

     

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    Appearances 3

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  • DOB 6.10.92 Hometown Auckland Position Guard Height 183 cm

    Shea Ili

    Guard

    #5

    Shea returns for his second season as a Development player with the SKYCITY Breakers. An outstanding defender he was a key figure, alongside Tai Wesley and Duane Bailey, as the Southland Sharks lifted the 2015 New Zealand NBL championship. He averaged 9.4 points, 4.3rebounds and 3.6 assists for the Sharks. In July he made his international debut for the New Zealand Tall Blacks.

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    Appearances 8

     

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  • DOB 7.3.93 Position Forward Height 195cm

    Jordan Ngatai

    Forward

    #20

    Jordan returns for his second season as a Development player with the SKYCITY Breakers. Prior to joining the Breakers Jordan had a year plaving NCAA college basketball at BYU Hawaii. Played New Zealand NBL basketball in 2015 for Manawatu Jets. After being sidelined early in the season due to injury he finished the campaign strongly averaging 13.5 points and 5.3 rebounds. Debuted for the New Zealand Tall Blacks in 2013.

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    Appearances 7

     

     

     

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  • DOB 12.8.95 Position Forward Height 198cm

    Finn Delany

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    Just 20 years of age and Finn has already played 47 games over three seasons for the Nelson Giants in the New Zealand NBL. Played the 2014-15 season at SW Bapatist University in America. This will be Finn’s first season as a Development player with the SKYCITY Breakers.

     

     

     

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  • DOB 5/3/1986 Hometown New Mexico, USA Position Point Guard Height 191cm

    Cedric Jackson

    Point Guard

    #4

    Cedric holds the unique record of having played three seasons for the SKYCITY Breakers and won a championship on each occasion. He was awarded the Andrew Gaze trophy for th Most Valuable player in 2012-13 and was the Grand Final Series MVP last season.

    He led the league in assists  last season – 193 @6.0pg. Looks likely to go past Dillon Boucher’s club record of 289 steals in the not too distant future.

    He is the only player in SKYCITY Breakers history to have recorded a triple double and has achieved this on three separate occasions. The most recent was against Adelaide 36ers last February when he recorded 11 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists.

    Club Statistics;

    97 Appearances

    1,368 Points – ninth all time

    552 Rebounds – ninth all time

    625 Assists – third all time

    235 Steals – second all time

    3 triple doubles

    Most points in a single game, 32 v Cairns Taipans, 13.12.12

    Most assists in a single game, 13 v Melbourne Tigers, 19.1.12

     

    Weight (kg) 91

     

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    33.01AVG MINS
    6.03AVG AS
    14.94AVG PTS
    5.78AVG REB
  • DOB 14/10/1994 Hometown Auckland Position Small Forward Height 198cm

    Reuben Te Rangi

    Forward

    #7

     

    Reuben Te Rangi has spent a number of years in the SKYCITY Breakers coaching set up progressing from the Academy to a Development player in 2012 and is now in his third season as a contracted player. In 2011 Reuben was a member of the New Zealand 3on3 team that won a gold medal at the Youth World Championships in Rimini, Italy. Last season he became the youngest Breaker to win 2 NBL titles at just 20 years of age.

    Te Rangi was a member of the 2015 Tall Blacks squad.

    Club Statistics;

    70 Appearances

    249 Points.

    Most points in a single game, 22 v Adelaide 36ers, 31.10.13

     

    Weight (kg) 86

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    13.81AVG MINS
    0.58AVG AS
    2.55AVG PTS
    1.71AVG REB
  • DOB 29/11/1987 Hometown Auckland Position Guard Height 188cm

    Corey Webster

    Guard

    #9

    A triple Championship winner, Corey is another who is a product of the club’s development programme having debuted for the SKYCITY Breakers in 2008. Corey enjoyed an excellent season in 2014-15, playing every game and leading the SKYCITY Breakers scoring with 491 points at 15.3 points per game. Last season he also broke his own single game scoring record for the club on three seperate occasions. Corey was also the Tall Blacks leading scorer during the 2015 international season.

    Club statistics;

    128 Appearances – eighth all time

    1,071 Points

    178 Assists

    75 Steals

    Most points in a single game, 27 v Perth Wildcats, 15.2.15

    Weight (kg) 86

     

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    28.83AVG MINS
    1.72AVG AS
    15.34AVG PTS
    2.44AVG REB
  • DOB 5/7/1987 Hometown Auckland Position Swingman Height 198cm

    Tom Abercrombie

    Swingman

    #10

     

    Now in his eighth season with the club Tom has progressed from Development player to one of the premier players in the NBL. One of three team members to have played in all four Championship winning teams for the SKYCITY Breakers he was named  MVP of the 2011 Finals Series. Led the Breakers scoring (19 points) in game two of the 2015 Grand Final victory against Cairns Taipans.

    Last season he was second in the league in 3P shooting percentage, 47.1% (49/104 shots).This is the second highest 3P% ever shot by a Breakers player in a single season.

    The club’s all time leading shot blocker, he is also closing in on the all time points scoring record currently held by Kirk Penney (2,517pts).

    Tom is also a current New Zealand Tall Black.

    Club Statistics;

    193 Appearances – fourth all time

    157 Blocked Shots – first all time

    2,233 Points – second all time

    833 Rebounds – fourth all time

    129 Steals – sixth all time

    Most points in a single game, 33 v Melbourne Tigers, 2.12.11

     

    Weight (kg) 94

     

     

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    28.48AVG MINS
    1AVG AS
    11.24AVG PTS
    4.28AVG REB
  • DOB 28/10/1991 Hometown Auckland Position Forward Height 198cm

    Duane Bailey

    Forward

    #11

     

    A championship winner with the club last season Duane returns for his second full season with the SKYCITY Breakers having previously been a Development Players with the club. Earlier this year he had an outstanding season with the Southland Sharks helping the club win the 2015 New Zealand NBL championship. He averaged 10 points and 7 rebounds for the Sharks. In July he made his international debut for the New Zealand Tall Blacks.

    Club Statistics:

    27 Appearances

    61 Points

    35 Rebounds

    Weight (kg) 87

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    4.86AVG MINS
    0.19AVG AS
    2.04AVG PTS
    1.19AVG REB
  • DOB 29/05/1985 Hometown Melbourne Position Guard Height 188cm High School Horsham College College Nova Southeastern University & Victoria University (teaching degree) Pro Career Singapore Slingers, Perth Wildcats Hobbies Watching different sports, being outdoors close to a beach! Idol Growing Up Steve Nash

    Shane McDonald

    Guard

    #13

    Shane joins the SKYCITY Breakers having had a ten year career with the Nunawading Spectres in the South East Australian Basketball League (SEABL) amassing over 200 games for the club. This season he is led the league in assists, averaging 8.5 per game.  He has had previous NBL experience with the Singapore Slingers in 2007-8, Perth Wildcats in 2008-9 and a brief single game stint with the Melbourne Tigers in 2012.

     

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    NBL 2014/15 Ladder

    TeamPWL%
    Cairns Taipans28217107.46
    New Zealand Breakers28199102.99
    Adelaide 36ers281711100.93
    Perth Wildcats281612104.10
    Melbourne United28131598.07
    Townsville Crocodiles281117100.09
    Sydney Kings2891996.35
    Wollongong Hawks2862291.27

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    Points Per Game

    JoshChildress
    Sydney Kings
    21.06
    Jamar WilsonAdelaide 36ers19.96
    Jordan McRaeMelbourne United19.85
    Brian ConklinTownsville Crocodiles18.93
    Brock MotumAdelaide 36ers17.54

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    Total Assists

    CedricJackson
    New Zealand Breakers
    193
    Adam GibsonAdelaide 36ers162
    Scottie WilbekinCairns Taipans137
    Damian MartinPerth Wildcats123
    Steven MarkovicTownsville Crocodiles120

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    Rebounds Per Game

    JoshChildress
    Sydney Kings
    9.22
    DeAndre DanielsPerth Wildcats7.73
    Mickell GladnessTownsville Crocodiles7.70
    Mark WorthingtonMelbourne United7.19
    Brock MotumAdelaide 36ers7.13

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    Steals Per Game

    DamianMartin
    Perth Wildcats
    2.70
    Cedric JacksonNew Zealand Breakers2.22
    Adam GibsonAdelaide 36ers1.60
    Rhys MartinWollongong Hawks1.55
    Stephen DennisMelbourne United1.30

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