Tai Wynyard

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Player Bio

Position: Forward
Height: 2.06m
Born: 2 May, 1998
Junior Association: Waitakere West Auckland
High School: Rangitoto College
Highest Representative Honour: Tall Blacks – Debut in 2014 (Appearances 15)

Previous NBL Clubs – Super City Rangers (2014 and 2015), Southland Sharks (2019)

Debuted for the Tall Blacks in 2014 as a 16-year old against South Korea.

After high school attended the University of Kentucky for two years.

Led the NZ scoring (14.3ppg) and rebounding (9.8rpg) at the 2017 FIBA U19 World Cup in Egypt – he was Top 10 at the tournament in both categories.

Averaged 4.1 points and 3.2 rebounds for the Southland Sharks last season and then played for the Cairns Taipans as a Development Player in 2019-20.

Won the 2015 FIBA 3×3 U18 World Cup playing alongside Matt Freeman, Sam Timmins and Nikau McCullough.