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Eredivisie Standings
 1. Groningen 26-2 
 2. Zwolle 20-8 
 3. Leiden 19-9 
 4. Den Bosch 14-14 
 5. Rotterdam 12-16 
 6. Amsterdam 9-19 
 7. Leeuwarden 8-20 
 8. Weert 4-24 
Full Standings
Last:4/9/2017
Prom.Divisie Standings
 1. Grasshoppers 19-3 
 2. Lions 18-4 
 3. Lokomotief 16-6 
 4. De Groene 15-7 
 5. Groningen 14-8 
 6. Leiden 2 11-11 
 7. Red Giants 11-11 
 8. CobraNova 10-12 
 9. Black Eagles 7-15 
 10. New Stars 6-16 
 11. Punch 5-17 
 12. De Hoppers 0-22 
Full Standings
Last:4/9/2017
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. Gregory, Leeuw.18.5 
 3. Vette, Zwolle18.4 
 4. Marshall, Rotte.17.8 
 5. Van-D., Amsterdam15.9 
 6. Bell, Rotterdam15.6 
 7. Yoho, Zwolle15.5 
 8. Tiller, Zwolle15.4 
 9. Fieler, Groningen15.2 
 10. Draper, Leiden14.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Craig OSAIKHWUWUOMWAN
  Leeuward.
  (211-C/F-90)
  Avg: 11.6
 1. Osaikhwuwuom., Leeuward.11.6 
 2. Mitchell, Den Bosch10.7 
 3. Koenis, Leiden9.8 
 4. Vette, Zwolle8.5 
 5. Wessels, Den Bosch7.8 
 6. Fieler, Groningen7.8 
 7. Oudendag, Zwolle7.7 
 8. Marshall, Rotte.7.2 
 9. Van-Schaik, Amste.7.0 
 10. Koon, Leeuwarden6.6 
Assists Per Game
 Lance JETER
  Groningen
  (191-PG-88)
  Avg: 6.2
 1. Jeter, Groningen6.2 
 2. Anderson, Rotte.5.3 
 3. Roye, Amsterdam5.0 
 4. Lee, Leiden4.6 
 5. Van-Oostrum, Zwo.4.5 
 6. Jansen, Leiden4.5 
 7. McWhorter, Den B.4.3 
 8. Tiller, Zwolle4.0 
 9. Marshall, Leeuw.3.6 
 10. Gregory, Leeuw.3.3 
Steals Per Game
 La'Shard ANDERSON
  Rotte.
  (185-G-89)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Anderson, Rotte.2.6 
 2. Tiller, Zwolle2.4 
 3. Bouwknecht, Den B.2.1 
 4. Lee, Leiden1.9 
 5. Kherrazi, Leiden1.8 
 6. Marshall, Rotte.1.8 
 7. Van-Oostrum, Zwo.1.7 
 8. Jeter, Groningen1.7 
 9. Pauline, Weert1.7 
 10. Wessels, Den Bosch1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Chase FIELER
  Groningen
  (203-F-92)
  Avg: 1.4
 1. Fieler, Groningen1.4 
 2. Smith, Groningen1.3 
 3. Enobakhare, Leiden1.0 
 4. Koenis, Leiden1.0 
 5. Draper, Leiden1.0 
 6. Marshall, Rotte.0.9 
 7. Van-Schaik, Amste.0.9 
 8. Mays, Rotterdam0.8 
 9. Lufile, Leeuwarden0.7 
 10. Aarts, Den Bosch0.6 
Player of the Week

 Clayton Vette
  Zwolle
  ( 202-C-88 )
  
Dutch men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
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Dutch Basketball (Men)

Play-Off bracket4
Next Round Schedule

Game 3 (Semi-Finals)

Zwolle 55% Apr.30 Leiden
Groningen 82% Apr.29 Den Bosch
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Semi-Finals)

Lions 68% Apr.30 Lokomotief
Grasshoppers 67% Apr.29 De Groene
Dutch Prospects Abroad, Thomas van der Mars - University of Portland - Nov 6, 2012


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We talked some hoops with Dutch prospect Thomas van der Mars (208-C-90), with whom we continue our interview-serie Dutch Prospects Abroad.
Center Thomas van der Mars had an nice freshman year with the Pilots, playing 31 games and averaging 7.7ppg, 5.4rpg, FGP: 53.7%, FT: 62.7%. At 6'11 with solid length and a 225-pound frame, Van der Mars is big enough to play either post position at the next level. While he is not overly quick or explosive, he is a solid and coordinated athlete with average mobility given his size.

Thomas just finished a exhibition game with the Pilots against reigning NAIA national champion Concordia-Irvine and played a solid game with 9 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks in 21 minutes. The Pilots defeated Concordia-Irvine with 79-66.

Where did basketball begin for you?
I started playing basketball at age 9 in my hometown; Gouda, the Netherlands. I had played some soccer up until that point, but after trying out basketball I was completely sold. The fact that my dad had played some basketball in the past made it all the more special to me.

What made you decide to leave Holland to play ball at Canarias Basketball Academy in Gran Canaria, Spain?
I had always dreamt of playing at the collegiate level in the USA. However, it became obvious that I did not have access to the required resources and guidance in order to make the jump to that level. Rob Orellana and the Canarias Basketball Academy (CBA) promised to provide those resources and guidance. Rob delivered on his promises and for that I am very thankful.

You chose to play for University of Portland, why?
The coaching staff and the style of play. The coaches have a lot of experience in developing quality post players and the style of play definitely suits me.

What do you consider to be the strongest and the weakest point of your game
I feel like my strongest point is my back to the basket play. Probably my weakest point and what I am currently working on is becoming more versatile.

Thomas, how are you preparing for the upcoming season?
I spent the summer lifting weights and further developing my skills. We just put in the offense and defense a couple of weeks ago. Right now, we are working on playing as good as possible collectively.

What are your initial thoughts going into next season?
We had a rough season last year. However, we have improved and we are ready to surprise some people.

Do you have any parting words of advice or encouragement for young upcoming players in Holland looking to better their game?
Stay Humble, Stay Hungry.

Thanks Thomas for the time doing this interview. Wish You and the Pilots a successful season.

  




Thomas
Koenis
Eredivisie Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Victories for Leiden and Groningen - 2 days ago
Zwolle - Leiden 82-88 Leiden upset Zwolle in the semifinal series opener. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 19-17. But Zwolle won second period 23-22. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Leiden made 20-of-25 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. 25 personal fouls committed by Zwolle helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The former international center Thomas Koenis (210-89, agency: Co...   [read more]
Grasshoppers and Lokomotief won semifinal openers in PromotieDivisie - 3 days ago
Grasshoppers and Lokomotief won semifinal openers in PromotieDivisie on Saturday night. Grasshoppers overcame De Groene 69-55 in game 1. Lokomotief meanwhile beat Lions 84-73 in their opener. Second game between Grasshoppers and De Groene will be played on April 29th. Lions will take on Lokomotief on April 30th.   [read more]

Worthy de
Jong
Worthy de Jong selected the top Dutch players playing abroad in last week's games - 5 days ago
Here is the weekly review of the top performing Dutch players, who play currently abroad. Kim Tillie (210-PF-88) could not help Baskonia (17-13) in their last game. Despite his good performance Baskonia was edged 84-82 on the road by the second-ranked CSKA.    [read more]


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Eredivisie Round 3 of Quarter-Finals. Leiden complete semifinal picture - 5 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 2 of Quarter-Finals. Den Bosch enter semifinal stage - 8 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 1 of Quarter-Finals. Amsterdam and Den Bosch enjoy victories - 10 days ago  
Thomas van der Mars' double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Dutch players playing currently abroad: - 12 days ago  
Thomas van der Mars (ex Rapla) joins Sagesse - 14 days ago  
Vette number one in Holland for round 28 - 16 days ago  
Prom.Divisie Round 22: De Groene is upset by Lokomotief - 17 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 28: Zwolle loses to Leiden in the game between Top 4 teams - 17 days ago  
Wessels' double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 18 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 27: Top-ranked Groningen wins another game - 19 days ago  
Charlon Kloof's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Dutch players playing currently abroad: - 19 days ago  
Best players of Dutch Eredivisie round 26 - 23 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 26: Leader Groningen gets another victory - 24 days ago  
Prom.Divisie Round 21: Lions beat De Groene in the most crucial game of the week - 24 days ago  
Nicolas de Jong selected the top Dutch players playing abroad in last week's games - 26 days ago  
Franke leaves Zadar because of non payment - 26 days ago  
Marshall number one in Holland for round 25 - 30 days ago  
Donar Groningen clinch Cup title - 1 month ago  
Eredivisie Round 25: Rotterdam defeats Leeuwarden in the closest game of the week - 1 month ago  
Prom.Divisie Round 20: Leader Grasshoppers lose to Lions - 1 month ago  
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