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    The Tall Ferns have opened their Olympic pre-qualifying series account with a 111-54 hammering of the Philippines in Auckland

    The Tall Ferns have opened their Olympic pre-qualifying series account with a 111-54 hammering of the Philippines in Auckland


    Tessa Boagni and Penina Davidson led the way with 16 points each.

    Captain Kalani Purcell says they aimed to keep motivating each other as the game wore on.



    South Korea have edged China 81-80 in the other match.

    The Tall Ferns next play China tomorrow.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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     09 Dec: Star forward Scotty Hopson's determined to lead the Breakers out of their dire predicament in their Australian Basketball League game against the Brisbane Bullets tonight
     09 Dec: The Breakers will be hoping to end a negative day off the court with a positive performance on it
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