Stan Hill (2016) | Player

Stan played basketball for New Zealand for 14 years, nine of them as captain. A high point of his extensive career was leading New Zealand to a historic victory over Australia in 1978 under the direction of Coach McKean. Hill played in New Zealand for several provincial and franchise teams, helping each to become national title contenders, and he also played successfully in England and in the United States for San José State. Hill was offered a chance to play in the American NBA, but opted for a club in England instead. Hill later turned to coaching after he returned to New Zealand, which included being assistant coach of the national team.