List of Awards

The Basketball New Zealand Awards structure is based on four-tiers:

Tier 1: Legends
Tier 2: BBNZ Hall of Fame and exceptional services to basketball awards
Tier 3: Annual awards for service and those currently involved in the game
Tier 4: Long Service and Life Membership

Below is a full list of all the Basketball New Zealand Awards. *First inductees in 2017    **First inductees in 2016

1Legend Award*Has achieved legend status in basketballAwards Committee / BBNZ / BBNZ Board
2Hall of Fame**Distinguished contribution to basketball (5 categories)Associations and BBNZ
2Sir Lance Cross AwardExceptional services to basketballAssociations and BBNZ
2Zena Gay AwardNotable contribution to women's basketballAssociations and BBNZ
2Murray McMahon AwardNotable contribution to men's basketballAssociations and BBNZ
3Male Player of the YearBest male player of the yearTall Blacks Head Coach and BBNZ
3Female Player of the YearBest female player of the yearTall Ferns Head Coach and BBNZ
3M.V.PMost Valuable PlayerAll National Coaches and BBNZ
3Carolyn Grey AwardFemale Coach of the YearBBNZ Coach Development Manager
3Keith Mair AwardMale Coach of the YearBBNZ Coach Development Manager
3Lance McLoughlin TrophyFemale Junior Player of the YearJunior Tall Ferns Head Coach
3Ambassadors TrophyMale Junior Player of the YearJunior Tall Blacks Head Coach
3Community Partnership AwardCelebrating collaborative community projects and initiatives.BBNZ
3Community Innovation AwardExceptional community initiatives.BBNZ
3Cedric Cudby Volunteer AwardNotable Voluntary ServicesAssociations and BBNZ
3Young Official of the YearNotable contribution by a young officialAssociations and BBNZ
3Services to Coaching AwardNotable contribution to coachingAssociations and BBNZ
3Ian Goodwin Services to OfficiatingNotable contribution to officiatingAssociations and BBNZ
4Long Service AwardsContribution over 30, 40, or 50 yearsAssociations and BBNZ
4Lifetime Achievement AwardContribution over 60+ yearsAssociations and BBNZ
4Life MembershipOutstanding and long-standing contribution to basketballAssociations and BBNZ Board Members
4Star AwardNotable contribution at any level (may sit outside of traditional basketball organisations).Associations and BBNZ