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2002 World Championships (2nd of 2)

2002 World Championships

Tall Blacks captain Pero Cameron swerves around a German player during the bronze-medal playoff at the 2002 Basketball World Championships in Indianapolis. New Zealand lost the game 94–117, ending up in fourth place, its best ever performance at a world championship. Cameron was named in the all-tournament team as one of the five best players at the championships.

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John Saker, 'Basketball - Fall and rise, 1990s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 December 2020)

Story by John Saker, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Oct 2015