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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


     Other Basketball News
     15 Dec: After falling into an early hole, the Breakers have found their way back into their Australian basketball league game against the Adelaide 36ers in Auckland
     15 Dec: The Breakers have been working on their boards in preparation for tonight's Australian basketball league match against the Adelaide 36ers in Auckland
     12 Dec: Breakers guard RJ Hampton is confident his hip injury is just a blip on the radar and not a sign of more serious things to come
     12 Dec: A big blow for the Breakers in the Australian Basketball League
     12 Dec: The Breakers have lost the services of their young star recruit for the a large part of the remainder of their Australian NBL basketball League season
     11 Dec: Ian Foster is expected to be appointed All Blacks head coach this afternoon
     10 Dec: The Breakers could be without star American RJ Hampton for a while
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