Tall Blacks winners in New Zealanders' minds
Bill English National Leader
8 September 2002
Blacks winners in New Zealanders' minds
Bill English has congratulated the Tall Blacks on their
winning attitude in facing the world champions at the World
Basketball Championships today.
"The Tall Blacks played
the best 20 minutes of basketball they have ever played and
it was a gritty effort to then stay in the game against the
top team in the world.
"They have done remarkably well.
New Zealanders are so proud of their attitude and
determination and we will all be right behind them tomorrow
as they play off for the third spot," Mr English said.
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