Derone Raukawa

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Player Bio

Position: Guard
Height: 1.82m
Born: 24 July, 1994
Junior Association: Tauranga City
High Schools: Otumoetai College/Rosmini College/Rangitoto College
Highest Representative Honour: Tall Blacks – Debut in 2016 (Appearances 21)

Previous NBL Clubs – Waikato Pistons (2013), Manawatu Jets (2014-2015), Southland Sharks (2016-2018), Taranaki Mountain Airs (2019)

Averaged 10.0 points per game for the Tall Blacks at the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup in Lebanon and was also a member of the bronze medal winning team at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Averaged 9.0 points and 3.3 assists per game for the NBL Championship winning Sharks in 2018.
Raukawa’s season with the Airs was badly disrupted due to injury – he played 13 games averaging 17.2 points per game.