Tai Wynyard (Waitakere West Auckland) | 2014

Tai Wynyard had a successful year that started by playing for the Super City Rangers in the NBL and finished playing for the triumphent NZ Breakers in the ANBL. He became the youngest player to be selected as a Tall Black at 16. Wynyard first played in the home series against Korea last year, and then travelled with the team to Europe and China, and played in the Shikoku Basketball Classic Series against countries such as the Ivory Coast and Cameroon.  He then travelled with the team to Europe in their build up to the World Cup. As a Junior Tall Black he took the team to the final of the FIBA U19 Oceania