Allan Bruce † (2016) | Player

Allan Bruce was a founding member and captain of the international squad formed in the late 1940’s, which is now known as the Tall Blacks. He played from 1949 to 1953 and captained the team in 1957 and 1958; his last year was in 1959. Allan also played for the English basketball team from 1954 to 1956. He played 16 internationals which included the 1955 European Championships in Budapest, Hungary and was Captain of England in 1956.