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 1. Amsterdam 0-0 
 2. Dukes UDB 0-0 
 3. Groningen 0-0 
 4. Leeuwarden 0-0 
 5. Leiden 0-0 
 6. Rotterdam 0-0 
 7. Weert 0-0 
 8. Zwolle 0-0 
Last:7/31/2016
Prom.Divisie Standings
 1. De Groene 2-0 
 2. Grasshoppers 2-0 
 3. Red Giants 1-1 
 4. Groningen 1-1 
 5. Black Eagles 1-1 
 6. Lokomotief 1-1 
 7. New Stars 1-1 
 8. Lions 1-1 
 9. CobraNova 1-1 
 10. Punch 1-1 
 11. De Hoppers 0-2 
 12. Leiden 2 0-2 
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Last:9/25/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Brussels 0-0 
 3. Chalon 0-0 
Group B
 1. Gravelines 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Limburg United 0-0 
Group C
 1. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 2. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
Group D
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Nanterre 0-0 
 3. Sopron KC 0-0 
Group E
 1. Oberwart 0-0 
 2. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
Group F
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Steaua CSM 0-0 
Group G
 1. Gaziantep 0-0 
 2. Peja 0-0 
Group H
 1. Demir IBB 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group I
 1. Targu Mures 0-0 
 2. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 3. Vytautas 0-0 
Group J
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. BK Pardubice 0-0 
 3. Siauliai 0-0 
Last:9/20/2016
Points Per Game
 Javier DUREN
  Leeuwarden
  (193-G-93)
  Avg: 17.7
 1. Duren, Leeuwarden17.7 
 2. de Jong, Leiden16.9 
 3. Dreesen, Weert16.7 
 4. Anderson, Rotte.16.1 
 5. Jeter, Groningen14.7 
 6. McWhorter, Zwolle14.1 
 7. Heath, Leeuwarden13.9 
 8. Kravic, Den Bosch13.9 
 9. Roye, Amsterdam13.4 
 10. Hinz, Zwolle13.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ross BEKKERING
  Groni.
  (203-F/C-87)
  Avg: 10.8
 1. Bekkering, Groni.10.8 
 2. Koenis, Leiden9.5 
 3. Glenn, Zwolle9.1 
 4. Kravic, Den Bosch8.7 
 5. Heath, Leeuwarden8.3 
 6. Robinson, Amste.8.2 
 7. Van Schaik, Amste.8.2 
 8. van Kempen, Weert7.6 
 9. Hinz, Zwolle7.5 
 10. Steijn, Rotterdam7.4 
Assists Per Game
 Nigel VAN OOSTRUM
  Leeuw.
  (196-SG-90)
  Avg: 8.1
 1. van Oostrum, Leeu.8.1 
 2. Jeter, Groningen5.8 
 3. Brown, Lietuvos.5.2 
 4. Anderson, Rotte.4.8 
 5. Roye, Amsterdam4.3 
 6. van Kempen, Weert3.8 
 7. Williams, Den Bosch3.7 
 8. Slagter, Den Bosch3.7 
 9. Gibbs, Zwolle3.6 
 10. Jansen, Leiden3.5 
Steals Per Game
 Worthy DE JONG
  Leiden
  (194-SG-88)
  Avg: 2.9
 1. de Jong, Leiden2.9 
 2. Anderson, Rotte.2.6 
 3. Duren, Leeuwarden2.4 
 4. McWhorter, Zwolle2.2 
 5. Brown, Lietuvos.1.9 
 6. Gibbs, Zwolle1.9 
 7. Wessels, Den Bosch1.8 
 8. Cunningham, Groni.1.8 
 9. van Oostrum, Leeu.1.7 
 10. Hinz, Zwolle1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Dejan KRAVIC
  Den Bosch
  (211-F/C-90)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Kravic, Den Bosch1.8 
 2. Fieler, Groningen1.6 
 3. van der List, Lei.1.1 
 4. Fraser, Leeuwarden0.9 
 5. Bekkering, Groni.0.9 
 6. Hinz, Zwolle0.9 
 7. Van Schaik, Amste.0.8 
 8. Koenis, Leiden0.8 
 9. Heath, Leeuwarden0.7 
 10. Osaikhwuwuom., Zw.0.6 

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Round 3 (Regular Season)

Black Eagles 58% Oct.1 Lions
Red Giants 56% Oct.1 Lokomotief
De Hoppers Oct.1 De Groene 98%
Grasshoppers 98% Oct.1 Punch
CobraNova 60% Oct.1 New Stars
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Targu Mures 50% Sep.28 Demir IBB
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Dribbling on Rock Bottom - Nov 13, 2012


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Peter Van
Paassen
George Patton once proclaimed that success is how high you bounce up after you hit rock bottom. If Patton was right, then Dutch basketball is in a solid position to be successful in the near future. You see, there are quite a few reasons to believe Dutch basketball has indeed hit rock bottom:

This coming season will mark the first year in a long time that no Dutch team will participate in any of the European Cups.
No team has established a consistent track record of developing and offering opportunities to talented players.
All teams in the domestic league are dealing with declining budgets.
The national team programs are at least a generation behind other European countries.
Public interest in the sport is marginal at best. When was the last time a full Dutch basketball game was broadcasted on television?

How did we reach this point? The obvious answer is money. Budgets have decreased dramatically both for the First Division teams as well for the National Team. Also, teams have been signing mostly American import players and not displaying any patience for developing home grown talent. Domestic players fulfill supplementary roles to imports that leave after one season. The National Team is left with players inexperienced in deciding the outcome of a game, leaving Dutch basketball with not enough credible ambassadors.

So what can be done? We have to re-brand the game of basketball. Turn things upside down, start at the bottom and make the basketballs story one about engaging people.
No more than two foreign players should be allowed to be on a First Division team.
Develop domestic talent and make them credible ambassadors for the game. Bring the game to the people and show how much fun it is to participate. Make basketball and experience, not an event.
Prove how the game can bring a positive vibe right into neighborhoods by offering basketball programming on outdoor courts. This should be done at a high frequency by all first division teams and all national teams.
Bringing the game to people, and especially kids, is virtually cost free. The lack of money in basketball can be turned into an advantage if we start doing what we were supposed to be doing all along; make basketball about engagement and participation. People will get excited. This excitement will trickle up and become part of a new foundation for a new brand Dutch basketball.

The trick is to do it collectively. The federation, the teams and all other stakeholders should all work together. After all, dribbling a basketball with just one finger is senseless. You need all five fingers to guide the ball and have it bounce up the way you want it. Especially when youre dribbling on rock bottom.
Sport management

Peter Van Paassen (211-C/F-78, agency: Court Side, college: St.Bonaventure) is alumnus of the International Master of Sport Management of Johan Cruyff Institute and a Professional Basketball Player at Eiffeltowers Den Bosch (Netherlands).

Courtesy of http://www.cruyffinstitute.org/
  




Kevin
Bleeker
Navarra lands Kevin Bleeker - 22 hours ago

Basket Navarra de Pamplona (LEB Silver) tabbed 23-year old Dutch center Kevin Bleeker (208-104kg-93, college: Canisius, agency: Court Side). He was about to sign at Holargos in Greek B league. Bleeker just graduated from Canisius College and it is his first season in pro basketball. Among other achievements his team made it to the MAAC Tournament Semifinals in 2014. Bleeker received also Eurobasket.com All-European Championships U20 Division B Honorable Mention award back in 2013 at his c...   [read more]
Prom.Divisie Round 2: CobraNova loses to Groningen - 2 days ago

There were only 2 rounds played so far and it's still very beginning of the Regular Season in Prom.Divisie. There was no lack of excitement in the last round games. The round ended with change at the leadership position and favorites losing the games. Round 2 most important game was a defeat of CobraNova (1-1). They were defeated by Groningen (1-1) 74-64 on Saturday night. CobraNova will play next round against New Stars trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Groningen will...   [read more]

Josiah Heath
Josiah Heath (ex Leeuwarden) joins TLU/Kalev - 7 days ago

Tallinna Ulikool/Kalev (Alexela KML) agreed terms with 23-year old American power forward Josiah Heath (206-104kg-93, college: Canisius, agency: Inception Sports). He played last season at Aris Leeuwarden in Dutch Eredivisie. In 27 games he had 13.9ppg, 8.3rpg (#5 in the league) and 1.3spg. Quite impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Dutch Eredivisie 2nd Team. Heath's team made it to the MAAC Tournament Semifinals in 2014. He graduated from Canisius College in 2015 and i...   [read more]


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