Derone Raukawa

Club: Taranaki Mountainairs

DOB: 24 July 1994

Height: 182cm

Position: Guard

Number: 8

Tall Blacks Debut: 2016

Junior Association: Tauranga City

High School: Otumoetai College/Rosmini College/Rangitoto College

Averaged 10.0 points per game at the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup in Lebanon.

Raukawa played the last two New Zealand NBL seasons for Southland Sharks, before transferring to the Taranaki Mountainairs. Averaged 10.2ppg and 2.4apg for the Sharks in 2017 when the club finished runner-up, before winning a championship in 2018.

Debuted in the NZ NBL playing for the Waikato Pistons in 2013 and then played two seasons with Manawatu Jets before linking with the Sharks.

Raukawa spent two seasons as a Development Player with the New Zealand Breakers

 

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