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Eredivisie Standings
 1. Zwolle 22-6 
 2. Leiden 22-6 
 3. Groningen 21-7 
 4. Den Bosch 16-12 
 5. Amsterdam 10-18 
 6. Rotterdam 9-19 
 7. Leeuwarden 9-19 
 8. Weert 3-25 
Last:4/17/2016
Prom.Divisie Standings
 1. Binnenland 17-3 
 2. Red Giants 17-3 
 3. Grasshoppers 14-6 
 4. CobraNova 13-7 
 5. Cangeroes 11-9 
 6. De Hoppers 10-10 
 7. Lions 8-12 
 8. De Groene 8-12 
 9. Punch 7-13 
 10. Black Eagles 3-17 
 11. Leiden 2 2-18 
Last:4/24/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group O
 1. ASVEL 5-1 
 2. Maccabi Rishon 4-2 
 3. Krka 2-4 
 4. Kataja Basket 1-5 
Group P
 1. Ventspils 4-2 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 3-3 
 4. Lukoil Acad. 1-5 
Group Q
 1. Turk Telekom 5-1 
 2. Oostende 5-1 
 3. Boras 2-4 
 4. Slask Wroclaw 0-6 
Group R
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. AV Cantu 3-3 
 3. Enisey 3-3 
 4. TU/Rock 1-5 
Group S
 1. Rovinari 3-3 
 2. Cibona 3-3 
 3. P.Zvaigzdes 3-3 
 4. Le Havre 3-3 
Group T
 1. Juventus 4-2 
 2. Khimik 4-2 
 3. Mons-Hainaut 3-3 
 4. Bakken 1-5 
Group U
 1. Fraport SKY 6-0 
 2. Royal Hali 3-3 
 3. Sodertalje 2-4 
 4. Rosa Radom 1-5 
Group V
 1. Openjobmetis V. 5-1 
 2. AEK 3-3 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Gussing 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/3/2016
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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Henk Norel selected the top Dutch playing abroad in last week's games - Jan 18, 2013


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We bring you last week's top performances from Dutchs who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Henk Norel
Henk Norel
   #1. This week's number one is an international center Henk Norel (214-87, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish ACB. He could not help CAI Zaragoza (10-7) in their last game. Despite Norel's very good performance CAI Zaragoza lost in an overtime 88-93 on the road to the much lower-ranked (#13) Blancos de Rueda. He was the top scorer with 17 points. Norel also added 8 rebounds in 27 minutes on the court. Norel has relatively good stats this year: 12.5ppg, 6.3rpg, 2FGP: 58.9%(93-158) and FT: 53.1% in the 17 games he played so far. He is currently a member of the Dutch senior national team.

Kevin van Wijk
Kevin van Wijk
   #2. Second place goes to former U16 international forward Kevin van Wijk (203-89, currently plays college basketball in the States). van Wijk led Valparaiso to a 1-point victory against the University of Detroit Mercy (3-2) 89-88 in the NCAA last Thursday. He scored 31 points (!!!) and grabbed 5 rebounds. The Valparaiso University has 4-1 conference record this season. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. This season van Wijk has relatively solid stats: 12.5ppg, 6.3rpg, 2FGP: 58.9%(93-158) and FT: 53.1%. He played for the Dutch U16 national team in 2005.

Robin Smeulders
Robin Smeulders
   #3. The Dutch player who performed third best last week abroad was an international forward Robin Smeulders (207-87, agency: Court Side, college: Portland, currently plays in EuroChallenge). Smeulders led his German team EWE Baskets to a victory against the fourth-ranked Tsmoki-Minsk (0-1) 74-64 in the EuroChallenge on Tuesday night. He recorded 11 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 26 minutes. EWE Baskets Oldenburg (1-0) is placed second in group L. Smeulders has reliable stats this year: 10.3ppg, 5.0rpg, 1.2apg, 2FGP: 57.9%(22-38) and FT: 63.2% in the six games. He has a dual citizenship: Dutch and German. Smeulders is also a member of the Dutch senior national team.

Gerald Robinson
Gerald Robinson
   #4. Power forward Gerald Robinson (202-84, also represented by Court Side, college: Tenn-Martin, currently plays in Cyprus) contributed to an easy victory against one of league's weakest teams ENAD (3-11) crushing them 103-81 in the Cypriot Division A in Sunday night's game. He recorded 9 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. Forex Time Apollon (8-6) is placed fourth in the Division A. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. The Regular Season already ended. Robinson's overall stats this season are: 3.4ppg and 2.2rpg. He is a naturalized American. Robinson used to play for the Dutch national team back in 2011. He played also for Landstede Basketbal Zwolle in Dutch league.

Thomas van der Mars
Thomas van der Mars
   #5. Former U20 international center Thomas van der Mars (208-90, currently studies in the States) contributed to Portland's victory against the Loyola Marymount University (1-4) 68-64 in the NCAA last Saturday. van der Mars scored 11 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in 31 minutes. The University of Portland has 1-3 conference record this season. This year van der Mars averages: 3.4ppg and 2.2rpg in the 12 games. He used to play for the Dutch U20 national team three years ago.

Robert Krabbendam
Robert Krabbendam
   #6. Center Robert Krabbendam (213-86, another player represented by Court Side, college: Virginia Tech, currently plays in Cyprus) is a teammate of previously mentioned Gerald Robinson and both played together in the last Cypriot Division A game. Krabbendam contributed to an easy victory against one of league's weakest teams ENAD (3-11) crushing them 103-81. He recorded 7 points. Krabbendam's overall stats this season are: 5.0ppg and 2.7rpg. He is a former international player as he played for the Dutch senior team three years ago.

Olaf Schaftenaar
Olaf Schaftenaar
   #7. Former U18 international center Olaf Schaftenaar (206-93, is currently at the American university), who plays in the NCAA was not able to help the Oregon St. (0-4) in their last game. Despite Schaftenaar's good performance the Oregon St. lost 64-74 in Los Angeles, CA to the Univ.of Calif.at Los Angeles. He scored 10 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 18 minutes. So far Oregon St. lost all four games in the conference It's Schaftenaar's first season with the team. This year Schaftenaar's overall stats are: 5.0ppg and 2.7rpg in the six games. He used to play for the Dutch U18 national team two years ago.

Roeland Schaftenaar
Roeland Schaftenaar
   #8. Power forward Roeland Schaftenaar (211-88, college: Oregon St., currently plays in Spain) was not able to secure a victory for Leche Rio Breogan (7-7) in their game against FCB Regal II (6-8) in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division). Schaftenaar scored only 4 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Leche Rio Breogan was badly defeated 75-58 in Barcelona by the lower-ranked FCB Regal II (#9). Schaftenaar's total stats this season are: 6.8ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.8apg. He used to play for the Dutch national team back in 2010.

Jito Kok
Jito Kok
   #9. U18 international center Jito Kok (206-94, currently plays college basketball in the States) managed to help University of San Diego in a victory against the Loyola Marymount University (1-4) 78-70 in the NCAA on Wednesday night. Kok recorded only 2 points, 4 rebounds and 2 blocks in 23 minutes. The University of San Diego has 4-0 conference record this season. So far his team won all four games in the conference. This year Kok's total stats are: 6.8ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.8apg in the 13 games. He is also in the roster of the Dutch U18 national team.

Charlon Kloof
Charlon Kloof
   #10. Point guard Charlon Kloof (190-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the St.Bonaventure (0-3) in their game against the Virginia Commonwealth University (3-0) in the NCAA. Kloof scored only 4 points and added 4 assists in 26 minutes. The St.Bonaventure lost 65-72 at home to the Virginia Commonwealth University. So far St.Bonaventure lost all three games in the conference Kloof has averaged so far 9.1ppg, 2.3rpg and 2.1apg in the 15 games. He is a former U20 international player as three years ago he still played for the Dutch national team.

   #11. Former U20 international forward Kadeem Pantophlet (201-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the Duquesne in their game against the Saint Joseph's University in the NCAA. Pantophlet cannot count Saturday's game as one of the best ones. He scored only 3 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. His team was defeated 74-66. Pantophlet has averaged so far 9.1ppg, 2.3rpg and 2.1apg. He used to play for the Dutch U20 national team four years ago.


The list of other players, who all have Dutch passport but never been selected to any of Dutch national teams:

   #1. Josh Duinker (210-F/C-89, college: Richmond, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) could not help one of league's weakest teams Caceres Basket (6-9) to beat Ourense (1-7). Duinker scored only 4 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. Caceres Basket was defeated 81-73 on the road by the higher-ranked Ourense (#11). Duinker has averaged so far 7.9ppg, 4.8rpg and 1.2apg. He has a dual citizenship: Australian and Dutch.

   #2. Kim Tillie (210-F-88, agency: Priority Sports, college: Utah, currently plays in Spain) managed to help UCAM Murcia in a victory against the 16th-ranked Baloncesto Fuenlabrada (4-13) 81-75 in the Spanish ACB last Saturday. Tillie scored only 2 points in 14 minutes. UCAM Murcia (24-6) is placed in the ACB. Tillie has averaged so far 7.5ppg and 3.8rpg in the 17 games he played so far. He is another player who holds two passports: Dutch and French.

   #3. Devon Van Oostrum (190-G-93, currently plays in Spain) is a teammate of previously mentioned Josh Duinker and both played together in the last Spanish LEB Gold game. Van Oostrum was not able to help one of league's weakest teams one of league's weakest teams Caceres Basket (6-9) in their game against Ourense (1-7). He scored 7 points. Caceres Basket was defeated 81-73 on the opponent's court by the higher-ranked Ourense (#11). Van Oostrum has averaged so far 9.1ppg, 2.3rpg and 2.1apg. He has both Dutch and British nationalities.

   #4. Joey van Zegeren McAdam (208-F-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to an overtime Virginia Tech's victory against the Georgia Tech (0-4) 70-65 in the NCAA on Saturday night. van Zegeren McAdam scored only 4 points in 15 minutes. The Virginia Tech has 1-2 conference record this season. van Zegeren McAdam has averaged so far 9.1ppg, 2.3rpg and 2.1apg in the 15 games.

   #5. Jonah Callenbach (194-F/G-93, currently plays in Spain) was not able to secure a victory for Fontedoso Carrefour (5-7) in their game against Castello (5-7) in the Spanish LEB Silver (third division). He cannot count Saturday's game as one of the best ones. Callenbach recorded only 2 points. Fontedoso Carrefour was edged 65-63 in Castellon by the lower-ranked Castello (#8). It was Fontedoso Carrefour's third consecutive loss in a row. This season Callenbach averages just 2.6ppg. He also holds two passports: Portuguese and Dutch.

   #6. Daniel Kickert (208-C/F-83, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in Ukraine), who plays in the Ukrainian Superleague couldn't help Dnipro (8-17) in their last game. Despite Kickert's very good performance Dnipro lost 79-90 at home to the higher-ranked (#9) Cherkasy. He was the top scorer with 18 points. Kickert also added 7 rebounds in 27 minutes. Kickert has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 16.9ppg, 5.5rpg and 1.4apg in the 22 games. Kickert holds both Australian and Dutch passports.
  




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Eurobasket.com All-Dutch Eredivisie Awards 2016 - May 28, 2016

Player of the Year: Ross Bekkering (203-F/C-87) of Groningen Guard of the Year: Lance Jeter (190-PG-88) of Groningen Forward of the Year: Chase Fieler (203-F-92) of Groningen Center of the Year: Ross Bekkering (203-F/C-87) of Groningen Sixth Man of the Year: Javier Duren (193-G-93) of Leeuwarden Import Player of the Year: Ross Bekkering (203-F/C-87) of Groningen Domestic Player of the Year: Worthy de Jong (194-SG-88) of Leiden Defensive Player of the Year: Worthy de Jong (194-SG-88) of Le...   [read more]

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Bekkering
Groningen claim Eredivisie title - May 27, 2016

Zwolle - Groningen 69-86 Groningen are the new Eredivisie champions. They knocked down Zwolle on the road in Game 5 of the Finals to claim the crown. The guests trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 3-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 86-69. Groningen dominated down low during the game scoring 54 of its points in the paint compared to Zwolle's 34. They outrebounded Zwolle 44-26 including a 30-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. Cana...   [read more]

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Bekkering
Eredivisie Round 4 of Finals. Groningen earn third victory - May 25, 2016

Groningen - Zwolle 74-50 Groningen cruised past Zwolle to gain 3-1 lead in Eredivisie Finals. The game without a history. Groningen led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Groningen forced 24 Zwolle turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of Canadian power forward Ross Bekkering (203-87) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 21 points and 15 rebounds and American swingman Jason Dourisseau (196-83, coll...   [read more]


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Eredivisie Round 3 of Finals. Zwolle beat Groningen to cut deficit - May 23, 2016  
Eredivisie Round 2 of Finals. Groningen earn 2-0 lead - May 20, 2016  
Casteels leaves Leiden - May 19, 2016  
Eredivisie Round 1 of Finals. Groningen open win count - May 18, 2016  
Red Giants win Promotiedivisie Final! - May 15, 2016  
Eredivisie Round 6 of Semi-Finals. Zwolle and Groningen to clash for title - May 13, 2016  
Eredivisie Round 5 of Semi-Finals. Den Bosch and Leiden gain wins - May 11, 2016  
Eredivisie Round 4 of Semi-Finals. Zwolle and Groningen claim victories - May 9, 2016  
Binnenland and Red Giants advanced to Promotiedivisie Final - May 8, 2016  
Eredivisie Round 3 of Semi-Finals. Zwolle and Groningen celebrate wins - May 6, 2016  
Eredivisie Round 2 of Semi-Finals. Wins for Groningen and Den Bosch - May 4, 2016  
CobraNova and Red Giants won Semifinals openers - May 2, 2016  
Eredivisie Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Zwolle and Leiden register victories - May 2, 2016  
Promotiedivisie Round 22: Red Giants lose to Binnenland - Apr 24, 2016  
Eredivisie Round 2 of Quarter-Finals. Groningen and Den Bosch enter semifinals - Apr 24, 2016  
Eredivisie Round 1 of Quarter-Finals. Den Bosch and Groningen claim wins - Apr 22, 2016  
Fieler's 20 points and 9 rebounds give him Player of the Week award - Apr 18, 2016  
Eredivisie Round 29: Top-ranked Zwolle wins another game - Apr 17, 2016  
Promotiedivisie Round 21 of Regular Season - Apr 17, 2016  
Best players of Dutch Eredivisie round 28 - Apr 16, 2016  
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