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Eredivisie Standings
 1. Groningen 22-2 
 2. Zwolle 18-6 
 3. Leiden 16-8 
 4. Den Bosch 12-12 
 5. Rotterdam 11-13 
 6. Leeuwarden 7-17 
 7. Amsterdam 7-17 
 8. Weert 3-21 
Full Standings
Last:3/19/2017
Prom.Divisie Standings
 1. Grasshoppers 17-1 
 2. Lions 15-4 
 3. De Groene 13-5 
 4. Lokomotief 12-6 
 5. Groningen 10-7 
 6. Red Giants 10-9 
 7. CobraNova 9-10 
 8. Leiden 2 9-10 
 9. Black Eagles 6-12 
 10. New Stars 5-14 
 11. Punch 5-14 
 12. De Hoppers 0-19 
Full Standings
Last:3/20/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 La'Shard ANDERSON
  Rotte.
  (185-G-89)
  Avg: 20.7
 1. Anderson, Rotte.20.7 
 2. Scott, Den Bosch20.6 
 3. Gregory, Leeuw.18.2 
 4. Vette, Zwolle17.8 
 5. Tiller, Zwolle16.6 
 6. Marshall, Rotte.15.6 
 7. Bell, Rotterdam15.6 
 8. Van-D., Amsterdam15.6 
 9. Yoho, Zwolle15.4 
 10. Draper, Leiden14.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Craig OSAIKHWUWUOMWAN
  Leeuward.
  (211-C/F-90)
  Avg: 11.9
 1. Osaikhwuwuom., Leeuward.11.9 
 2. Mitchell, Den Bosch11.3 
 3. Koenis, Leiden9.2 
 4. Vette, Zwolle8.7 
 5. Wessels, Den Bosch8.2 
 6. Fieler, Groningen8.0 
 7. Marshall, Rotte.8.0 
 8. Oudendag, Zwolle7.5 
 9. Van-Schaik, Amste.7.0 
 10. Pagter-Ralf, Den B.6.6 
Assists Per Game
 Lance JETER
  Groningen
  (191-PG-88)
  Avg: 6.4
 1. Jeter, Groningen6.4 
 2. Scott, Den Bosch5.5 
 3. Anderson, Rotte.5.3 
 4. Roye, Amsterdam5.2 
 5. Lee, Leiden5.1 
 6. McWhorter, Den B.5.1 
 7. Van-Oostrum, Zwo.4.4 
 8. Jansen, Leiden4.3 
 9. Tiller, Zwolle4.3 
 10. Wright, Leiden4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Cashmere WRIGHT
  Leiden
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 3
 1. Wright, Leiden3.0 
 2. Anderson, Rotte.2.6 
 3. Tiller, Zwolle2.5 
 4. Scott, Den Bosch2.3 
 5. Lee, Leiden2.2 
 6. Bouwknecht, Den B.2.2 
 7. Wessels, Den Bosch2.0 
 8. Kherrazi, Leiden2.0 
 9. Marshall, Rotte.2.0 
 10. Pauline, Weert1.9 
Blocks Per Game
 Chase FIELER
  Groningen
  (203-F-92)
  Avg: 1.4
 1. Fieler, Groningen1.4 
 2. Smith, Groningen1.4 
 3. Enobakhare, Leiden1.3 
 4. Mays, Rotterdam1.2 
 5. Draper, Leiden1.0 
 6. Koenis, Leiden1.0 
 7. Marshall, Rotte.1.0 
 8. Van-Schaik, Amste.0.9 
 9. Hoogesteden, Rotte.0.7 
 10. Mitchell, Den Bosch0.6 
Player of the Week

 Lance Jeter
  Groningen
  ( 191-PG-102-88 )
  
Dutch men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
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Dutch Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 25 (Regular Season)

Weert Mar.25 Amsterdam 53%
Den Bosch Mar.25 Leiden 53%
Groningen 50% Mar.25 Zwolle
Leeuwarden Mar.25 Rotterdam 63%
Next Round Schedule

Round 20 (Regular Season)

Lions Mar.25 Grasshoppers 54%
De Hoppers Mar.25 CobraNova 89%
Red Giants 59% Mar.25 Leiden 2
Black Eagles Mar.25 Groningen 64%
Lokomotief 85% Mar.25 New Stars
De Groene 85% Mar.25 Punch
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Oostende Mar.29 Chalon 99%
Nanterre Mar.29 Telekom Bsk 53%
Dutch prospect Jordy Kuiper, "Diabetes doesn't have to mean you can't chase and live your dreams" - Jul 12, 2012


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I had a change to talk with Dutch prospect 17-year-old Jordy Kuiper, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 9. One of his biggest fears was not being able to play the sport he loved which was basketball.
Thanks to a supportive health care team, Jordy was not only able to play basketball again but just signed a one-year contract at the Canarias Basketball Academy in Spain.
Jordy is ambassador of the Bas van der Goor foundation, a foundation with the mission to enhance the quality of life for people with diabetes through exercise and sport.
Below is an interview with Jordy Kuiper.a

When diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 9 what were your first thoughts?
The first thing I asked the doctor was: 'Can I still play basketball?' And the doctor said yes, but he made clear that I would need good Self-discipline so I could keep doing what I loved to do. (Playing Basketball)

What insulin regimen did you use early in the beginning and what do you use now?
From the beginning I have been using an injection needle to manually inject the insuline that my body needs. I'm going to test out an Insulin pump very soon, so that maybe it can give me more stable BG's and better performances. But it's difficult to say if it will be that much of an difference. I just have to see for myself when I'm trying it out.

How many times a day did you test on game days versus other days?
Because my BG needs to be extra good on gamedays, I'll have to make a lot of extra checks to see that I'm still balanced. Some might think all the extra testing is annoying, but it gives me a lot of security that I'm ready to give 100%.

Jordy, what is the most challenging part of diabetes when you play basketball?
It has gotta be maintaining a good bloodsugar. Diabetes isn't an hobby. It's part of your life 24/7 so you have to be ready all the time to act where necessary.

What BG number did you strive for before practice?
A 'normal person' has a BG between 4 and 8 in Holland. (Some countries use different systems to calculate these values) During intense training sessions my BG can drop
instantly, so I have to make sure I always bring some type of sportsdrink with me to (if necessary) give me an extra sugar boost. Personally I like to start a Game or practice with a BG around 12 or 13.

Did you ever have to come out of a game due to a low blood sugar?
I can always feel a low bloodsugar coming, so I always try to prevent them from happening. If I do have an Hypo (Low bloodsugar) I can just take some sportsdrink and I'm ready to go again!

Did stress prior to or during a game cause your BG to go high?
Yes, stress can definitely cause my BG to raise before games. But through the years I have learned how my body responds in these situation so it's not a big problem for me.

Were you ever discriminated against due to your diabetes?
I've never experienced any type of discrimination just because I'm a diabetic. I make sure people realize it's part of who I am and they respect that.

Do your coaches and teammates understand your diabetes?
They might not have a lot of knowledge about diabetes, but I always explain to all my teammates and coaches what it's all about.

What is the Bas van der Goor Foundation?
Bas van de Goor used to be a professional volleyball player. He participated in 2 Olympic games, winning the gold medal in Atlanta in 1996. In 2003 he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and he continued playing volleyball at the highest level. After his career he started a foundation with the mission to enhance the quality of life for people with diabetes through exercise and sport. Together with the office, they organise activities and invite their ambassadors to talk about their experiences of playing sports
and having diabetes. And I'm one of those ambassadors!

What advice would you give other kids who have diabetes and want to excel at basketball or a sport they love?
Don't be afraid to make mistakes, you can only learn from them. The best way to get to know your body is to keep testing it and see how it responds to different situations. Diabetes doesn't have to mean you can't chase and live your dreams!

What are your strengths and weaknesses in basketball?
I'm a strong presence inside that can rebound the ball and is capable of making shots and creating for others. But, of course I'm still improving my game daily. I'm trying to get faster and improve my outside game.

You have signed a one-year deal with Canarias Basketball Academy, one step away from going to the States?
We'll just have to see what the future has in store for me! If your goal is to become the best player you can possibly be, CBA is the way to go. My sister played NCAA Division one basketball in Denver, Colorado so I already got a little sneakpeak of what might be in store for me if I'm able to head to the states. It's definitely something I would go for if I got the chance!

Thanks for doing this interview Jordy   



Prom.Divisie Round 19: No surprise as #1 Grasshoppers defeat Punch - 3 days ago
The teams have now bigger motivation at this stage of Regular Season. Every game can be crucial and decide about teams' position at the end of Regular Season. Prom.Divisie top team - Grasshoppers (17-1) added another victory to their record on Thursday. This time they beat eleventh ranked Punch (5-14) in Delft 64-57. Grasshoppers have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They maintain first place with 17-1 record. Punch at the other side dropped to the tenth position with 1...   [read more]

Lance Jeter
Jeter's 23 points and 5 assists give him Player of the Week award - 3 days ago
28-year old point guard Lance Jeter (191-PG-88) had a great game in the last round for league's best team Groningen and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 24. He had the game-high 23 points adding five rebounds and five assists for Groningen in his team's victory, helping them to beat Amsterdam (#7, 7-17) 81-73. It allowed Groningen to consolidate first place in the Dutch league. Groningen has a very good season and are considered to have a run for the championsh...   [read more]

Clayton
Vette
Eredivisie Round 24: Zwolle defeats Den Bosch in the game between Top 4 teams - 4 days ago
The games at this stage are more interesting as they can be crucial for the final standings in Regular Season. Despite we already know who is stronger and who is weaker, there may be still last minute surprises and upsets. An interesting game for Zwolle (18-6) which hosted in Zwolle 4th ranked Den Bosch (12-12). Second ranked Zwolle had an easy win 80-65. The game without a history. Zwolle led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Ameri...   [read more]


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Best players of Dutch Eredivisie round 23 - 9 days ago  
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Prom.Divisie Round 18: De Groene beat Groningen in a derby game - 11 days ago  
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Sean Cunningham extends contract with Groningen - 13 days ago  
Zwolle reach the Cup Final - 14 days ago  
Anderson number one in Holland for round 22 - 17 days ago  
Prom.Divisie Round 17: Top-ranked Grasshoppers win another game - 18 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 22: Leiden lose to Groningen in the game between Top 4 teams - 18 days ago  
Erik Braal to stay with Groningen for three more seasons - 22 days ago  
Dourisseau's 26 points and 9 rebounds give him Player of the Week award - 24 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 21 of Regular Season - 25 days ago  
Orange Lions outscore DBL All-Stars, Schaftenaar MVP - 1 month ago  
Dutch Eredivisie All-Star Game 2017 Rosters - 1 month ago  
Best players of Dutch Eredivisie round 20 - 1 month ago  
Eredivisie Round 20: Leader Groningen gets another victory - 1 month ago  
Fieler number one in Holland for round 19 - 1 month ago  
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