Tall Blacks


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Tall Blacks

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(Basketball) the Tall Blacks the international basketball team of New Zealand
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The girl went into gloomy districts near the river, where the tall black factories shut in the street and only occasional broad beams of light fell across the pavements from saloons.
"We shall be killed if we stay here." She stopped, looking in astonishment at the tall black figure of the nurse, standing immovably by the window.
Miss Garth watched the tall black figure gliding away alone until it was lost among the trees.
His finger traced its course until it came to a certain point near the beach, where a tall black pillar stood, surmounted by a globe.
We can imagine them tramping into the poet's low-roofed study, their heavy shoes resounding on the bare floor, their sad faces shaded with their tall black hats.
There is seldom any mast or tackle: nothing aloft but two tall black chimneys.
Suddenly, I became conscious of the fact that the driver was in the act of pulling up the horses in the courtyard of a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light,and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the sky.
As she was brushing her hair at bedtime there came a tap on her door and, opening it, she beheld nothing but a tall black bottle, with a strip of red flannel tied round it like a cravat, and a cocked-hat note on the cork.
A tall black hat was tilted on his broad black head-- a hat of the sort that the French wit has compared to eight mirrors.
The two teams traded misses before Cameron sealed the deal for the Junior Tall Blacks with two free throws that gave them a 74-70 advantage with six seconds to play.
But the Tall Blacks refused to fold as Oscar Oswald hit a booming triple to tie the game at 70-all.
Batang Gilas also avenged its 60-76 loss to the Tall Blacks in the battle for the bronze medal in last year's 2017 Fiba Under-16 Asia Championships.