Tai Wynyard

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Tai Wynyard

Player Bio

Number: 14

Position: Forward

Birthdate: 2 May, 1998

Height: 206 cm

School/University: Rangitoto College

Career highlight to date: Tall Blacks - Debut in 2014 (Appearances 15)

Club: Taranaki Mountain Airs
Junior Association: Waitakere West Auckland

Previous NBL Clubs – Super City Rangers (2014 and 2015), Southland Sharks (2019), Taranaki (2020)

Averaged 7.6 points and 4.1 rebounds for the Airs in 2020, playing 15 games.

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.

Played for the Cairns Taipans as a Development Player in 2019-20.

Won the 2015 FIBA 3x3 U18 World Cup playing alongside Matt Freeman, Sam Timmins and Nikau McCullough.