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Basketball - NZ vs Australia, second test (1978) Television (Excerpts) – 1978 Sport

Basketball - NZ vs Australia, second test (1978)

Television (Excerpts) – 1978 Sport

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This highlights package focuses on the last few minutes of the historic first-ever win by the New Zealand basketball team over Australia in the second test of the 1978 series. After losing by 22 points in the first test, the unfancied kiwis fought hard in the closing minutes as the lead see-sawed back and forth. With just seconds to go John Hill scored the winning points and closed out the game 67-65. The package ends with a replay of a controversial foul by leading New Zealand player Stan Hill that had earlier cast gloom over the kiwi fans.

New Zealand has won a tremendous victory… what a game! What a game!
– Commentator

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Special thanks to Basketball NZ for allowing NZ On Screen to show this title.