Ed came to New Zealand in 1994 to play in the NBL and has consistently been one of the outstanding post players. Outstanding Kiwi Forward in 2002 and named to the All-Star Five both years. He debuted for New Zealand against China in 2002. Book was a hero of the world championship campaign, stepping into a starting role when NBA forward Sean Marks was injured. His three-point ability makes him a difficult match for opposing centres.


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Ed's Games History

  • Commonwealth Games Melbourne 2006

    • Basketball (Basketball - Men)
      Gold Medal Game Winner SF3 vs Winner SF4 76-81
      Semi - Final Game 2nd Pool A vs 1st Pool B 90-66
      Preliminary Rounds - BAR vs NZL 91-51
      Preliminary Rounds - NZL vs ENG 84-63
      Preliminary Rounds - NZL vs RSA 88-58
      2
  • Olympic Summer Games Athens 2004

    • Basketball (Basketball - Men)
      Classification 9-10 80-98
      Preliminaries 84-88
      Preliminaries 94-98
      Preliminaries 90-87
      Preliminaries 69-71
      Placed 10 of 12