Finn to make Tall Blacks debut


Finn Delay’s dream has come true.

Earlier this month, Finn Delany told the Nelson Weekly his ultimate dream was to represent his country on the court.

This afternoon the selectors of the Tall Blacks granted that wish by selecting him in the 14 man squad that will play in the Olympic qualifiers.

Finn is joined in the Tall Black squad by fellow Mike Pero Nelson Giant Jarrod Kenny and Giant legend Mika Vukona.

The full squad is:

Tom Abercrombie, Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir/SKYCITY Breakers, Forward

BJ Anthony, Wellington Saints, Forward

Everard Bartlett, Southland Sharks, Guard

Finn Delany, Nelson Giants/SKYCITY Breakers, Forward 

Isaac Fotu, CAI Zaragoza, Forward

Shea Ili, Wellington Saints/SKYCITY Breakers, Guard

Jarrod Kenny, Nelson Giants/Perth Wildcats, Guard

Rob Loe, Limburg United, Centre

Jordan Ngatai, Taranaki MountainAirs, Forward

Mika Vukona, Supercity Rangers/SKYCITY Breakers, Forward

Corey Webster, Supercity Rangers/SKYCITY Breakers, Guard

Tai Webster, Nebraska Cornhuskers, Guard

Ethan Rusbatch, Canterbury Rams, Guard

Michael Karena, Canterbury Rams/Wright State University, Centre