Basketball is one of the world's most popular and widely viewed sports.
Basketball is a team sport with two teams of five players who try to score points by throwing or "shooting" a ball through the top of a basketball hoop.
Nicknamed the "Tall Blacks", the New Zealand Breakers are New Zealand's national Basketball team.
You can follow New Zealand basketball on the New Zealand Basketball website.
Did you Know?
New Zealand has three official languages: English, Māori and New Zealand Sign Language.