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Eredivisie Standings
 1. Groningen 23-2 
 2. Zwolle 18-7 
 3. Leiden 16-9 
 4. Den Bosch 13-12 
 5. Rotterdam 12-13 
 6. Amsterdam 8-17 
 7. Leeuwarden 7-18 
 8. Weert 3-22 
Full Standings
Last:3/26/2017
Prom.Divisie Standings
 1. Grasshoppers 17-2 
 2. Lions 16-4 
 3. De Groene 14-5 
 4. Lokomotief 13-6 
 5. Groningen 11-7 
 6. CobraNova 10-10 
 7. Leiden 2 10-10 
 8. Red Giants 10-10 
 9. Black Eagles 6-13 
 10. New Stars 5-15 
 11. Punch 5-15 
 12. De Hoppers 0-20 
Full Standings
Last:3/25/2017
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.18.5 
 4. Marshall, Rotte.18.2 
 5. Vette, Zwolle17.7 
 6. Tiller, Zwolle16.2 
 7. Bell, Rotterdam15.6 
 8. Yoho, Zwolle15.1 
 9. Van-D., Amsterdam15.0 
 10. Draper, Leiden14.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Craig OSAIKHWUWUOMWAN
  Leeuward.
  (211-C/F-90)
  Avg: 11.9
 1. Osaikhwuwuom., Leeuward.11.9 
 2. Mitchell, Den Bosch11.1 
 3. Koenis, Leiden9.2 
 4. Vette, Zwolle8.5 
 5. Wessels, Den Bosch8.0 
 6. Fieler, Groningen8.0 
 7. Marshall, Rotte.7.5 
 8. Oudendag, Zwolle7.5 
 9. Van-Schaik, Amste.7.0 
 10. Koon, Leeuwarden6.7 
Assists Per Game
 Lance JETER
  Groningen
  (191-PG-88)
  Avg: 6.3
 1. Jeter, Groningen6.3 
 2. Scott, Den Bosch5.5 
 3. Anderson, Rotte.5.3 
 4. Roye, Amsterdam5.1 
 5. McWhorter, Den B.4.9 
 6. Lee, Leiden4.8 
 7. Van-Oostrum, Zwo.4.4 
 8. Jansen, Leiden4.3 
 9. Wright, Leiden4.3 
 10. Tiller, Zwolle4.1 
Steals Per Game
 La'Shard ANDERSON
  Rotte.
  (185-G-89)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Anderson, Rotte.2.6 
 2. Tiller, Zwolle2.5 
 3. Scott, Den Bosch2.3 
 4. Marshall, Rotte.2.1 
 5. Lee, Leiden2.1 
 6. Bouwknecht, Den B.2.1 
 7. Wessels, Den Bosch2.0 
 8. Kherrazi, Leiden1.9 
 9. Pauline, Weert1.8 
 10. Jeter, Groningen1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Andrew SMITH
  Groningen
  (206-F-92)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Smith, Groningen1.5 
 2. Fieler, Groningen1.4 
 3. Enobakhare, Leiden1.3 
 4. Mays, Rotterdam1.0 
 5. Draper, Leiden1.0 
 6. Van-Schaik, Amste.0.9 
 7. Marshall, Rotte.0.9 
 8. Koenis, Leiden0.9 
 9. Hoogesteden, Rotte.0.7 
 10. Vette, Zwolle0.6 
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 26 (Regular Season)

Zwolle 93% Apr.1 Weert
Amsterdam Apr.1 Den Bosch 51%
Leiden 55% Apr.1 Rotterdam
Groningen 93% Mar.30 Leeuwarden
Next Round Schedule

Round 21 (Regular Season)

De Groene 60% Apr.1 Lions
Punch Apr.1 Lokomotief 81%
New Stars 56% Apr.1 Black Eagles
Groningen 72% Apr.1 Red Giants
Leiden 2 93% Apr.1 De Hoppers
CobraNova Apr.1 Grasshoppers 78%
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Oostende Mar.29 Chalon 99%
Nanterre Mar.29 Telekom Bsk 53%
Henk Norel selected the top Dutch playing abroad in last week's games - Mar 2, 2013


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Dutch players, who play currently abroad.


Henk Norel
Henk Norel
   #1. This week's number one is an international center Henk Norel (214-87, currently plays in Spain). He was the major contributor in a CAI Zaragoza's victory against the closely-ranked Valencia Basket (13-9) 76-62 in the Spanish ACB in Sunday night's game. Norel recorded 17 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in 27 minutes on the court. CAI Zaragoza (13-9) is placed seventh in the ACB. It's Norel's first season with the team. Norel belongs to league's best rebounders and is ranked #5 with 6.5rpg. He also averaged so far 12.4ppg, 2FGP: 59.1%(120-203) and FT: 56.1% in the 22 games he played so far. Norel 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). He led Valparaiso to a victory against the Youngstown State University (6-7) 73-64 in the NCAA last Tuesday. van Wijk recorded a double-double by scoring 15 points and getting 14 rebounds. He also added 2 blocks. The Valparaiso University has quite an impressive 11-3 conference record this season. van Wijk's team will play only one more game in the NCAA Regular Season. And that game will be critical. van Wijk has relatively good stats this season: 12.4ppg, 2FGP: 59.1%(120-203) and FT: 56.1%. He played for the Dutch U16 national team in 2005.

Francisco Elson
Francisco Elson
   #3. The Dutch player who performed third best last week abroad was an experienced international center Francisco Elson (211-76, college: California, currently plays in Iran). He contributed to Mahram's victory against the closely-ranked Foolad Mahan (15-3) 96-89 in the Iranian Superleague in Monday night's game. Elson recorded 9 points, 8 rebounds and 2 blocks. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Mahram Tehran (14-3) is placed third in the Superleague. Elson is currently seventh on the list of top scorers and also on the list of best rebounders (fourth place). This season he averages: 8.4ppg, 6.6rpg, 1.1bpg, 2.4spg. Elson is also a member of the Dutch senior national team.

Robin Smeulders
Robin Smeulders
   #4. Forward Robin Smeulders (207-87, agency: Court Side, college: Portland, currently plays in Germany) contributed to a EWE Baskets' victory against the 11th-ranked s Oliver Baskets (11-13) 76-65 in the German BBL in Sunday night's game. Smeulders scored 7 points in 23 minutes. EWE Baskets Oldenburg (15-7) is placed third in the BBL. This year Smeulders' overall stats are: 6.9ppg and 3.5rpg in the 22 games. He has a dual citizenship: Dutch and German. Smeulders is also Dutch national team player.

Thomas van der Mars
Thomas van der Mars
   #5. Former U20 international center Thomas van der Mars (208-90, currently studies in the States), who plays in the NCAA could not help the Portland (4-11) in their last game. Despite van der Mars' good performance the Portland lost 63-75 at home to the Santa Clara University. He scored 11 points, had 6 rebounds and made 2 blocks in 25 minutes. van der Mars' team will play only one more game in the NCAA Regular Season. And now that game is very crucial. This year van der Mars' total stats are: 7.4ppg and 4.8rpg in the 20 games. He used to play for the Dutch U20 national team three years ago.

Roeland Schaftenaar
Roeland Schaftenaar
   #6. Power forward Roeland Schaftenaar (211-88, college: Oregon St., currently plays in Spain) was not able to help one of league's weakest teams Leche Rio Breogan (10-9) in their game against Meridiano Alicante (12-7) in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division). Schaftenaar recorded only 4 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. Leche Rio Breogan was defeated 70-60 on the road by the higher-ranked Meridiano Alicante (#4). They ended the series of three consecutive victories. Schaftenaar has averaged so far 6.7ppg, 5.1rpg and 1.7apg. 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) was not able to secure a victory for the Oregon St. (3-12) in their game against the University of Oregon (12-4) in the NCAA. Schaftenaar scored 6 points. The Oregon St. was defeated 85-75 in Eugene, OR by the University of Oregon. It was Oregon St.'s fourth consecutive loss in a row. There are only two games left until the end of the NCAA Regular Season. So now every game will be important. Schaftenaar has averaged so far 9.3ppg, 2.1rpg and 2.2apg. He used to play for the Dutch U18 national team two years ago.

Shane Hammink
Shane Hammink
   #8. Forward Shane Hammink (201-94, currently plays college basketball in the States) managed to help Louisiana State University in a victory against the The University of Arkansas (8-7) 65-60 in the NCAA in Wednesday night's game. Hammink recorded only 2 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 8 minutes on the court. The Louisiana State University has 8-7 conference record this season. There are only three games left until the end of the NCAA Regular Season. So now every game will be extremely important. Hammink has averaged so far 9.3ppg, 2.1rpg and 2.2apg in the 19 games. He is a naturalized American. Hammink plays currently for the Dutch U18 national team. Strangely he has never played in Holland.

Robert Krabbendam
Robert Krabbendam
   #9. Former international center Robert Krabbendam (213-86, also represented by Court Side, college: Virginia Tech, currently plays in Cyprus) helped Apollon win their game against the closely-ranked Apoel (12-9) 83-79 in the Cypriot Division A on Friday night. He scored 5 points in 9 minutes. Forex Time Apollon (9-12) is placed fifth in the Division A. Krabbendam has averaged so far 5.1ppg and 3.5rpg in the 11 games. He used to play for the Dutch national team three years ago.


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

   #1. Experienced Stanley Ocitti (203-F/C-80, college: Binghamton, currently plays in United Kingdom) was the major contributor in a Worcester Wolves' victory against the closely-ranked Durham Wildcats 83-79 in the British BBL on Sunday night. Ocitti recorded 18 points and grabbed 8 rebounds (made all of his six free throws) in 35 minutes. Worcester Wolves (15-9) is placed fifth in the BBL. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Ocitti is ranked fifth on the list of the best rebounders in the league and also on the list of best blockers (fifth place). He has very reliable stats this year: 14.3ppg, 8.8rpg, 1.7apg and 1.1bpg in the 23 games he played so far. Ocitti is a naturalized American.

   #2. Daniel Kickert (208-C/F-83, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in Ukraine), who plays in the Ukrainian Superleague could not help Budivelnyk (25-8) to beat BC Odessa (12-20). He scored 8 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 20 minutes. It was his first game for Budivelnyk this season. The league leader Budivelnyk was edged 87-85 at home by the much lower-ranked (#11) BC Odessa. It was Budivelnyk's first loss after seven consecutive victories. Kickert has a dual citizenship: Australian and Dutch.

   #3. Kim Tillie (210-PF-88, agency: Priority Sports, college: Utah, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish ACB was not able to help UCAM Murcia (24-6) in their last game on Sunday. Despite his good performance his team was badly defeated 79-62 on their home court in Murcia by the lower-ranked Regal FC Barcelona (#3). Tillie was the second best scorer with 10 points. Tillie's overall stats this season are: 7.6ppg and 3.6rpg. He is another player who holds two passports: Dutch and French.

   #4. Josh Duinker (210-F/C-89, college: Richmond, currently plays in Spain) was not able to secure a victory for Caceres Basket (8-12) in their game against Lleida Basquet (8-11) in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division). Despite his very good performance last Friday He was the second best scorer with 13 points. Duinker also added 6 rebounds. Duinker's total stats this season are: 7.4ppg and 4.8rpg. He has both Australian and Dutch nationalities.

   #5. 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 couldn't help Caceres Basket (8-12) in their game against Lleida Basquet (8-11). He recorded 6 points in 17 minutes. Caceres Basket lost 70-83 on the road to the higher-ranked (#8) Lleida_Basquet. Van Oostrum has averaged so far 9.3ppg, 2.1rpg and 2.2apg in the 19 games. He also holds two passports: Dutch and British.

   #6. Joey van Zegeren McAdam (208-F-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the Virginia Tech in their game against the University of Miami, Florida in the NCAA. van Zegeren McAdam cannot count Wednesday's game as one of the best ones. He recorded only 2 points. His team was badly defeated by 18 points 76-58. van Zegeren McAdam has averaged so far 9.3ppg, 2.1rpg and 2.2apg.   




Lance Jeter
Donar Groningen clinch Cup title - 6 hours ago
Donar Groningen - Zwolle 78:58 Donar Groningen celebrated the NBB Cup title. They outgunned Zwolle in the Final today. Lance Jeter (191-PG-88, college: Nebraska) and Arvin Slagter (191-G-85, agency: Court Side) produced 16 points each for the winners. Zwolle jumped to an early 10:0 lead. They secured a 20:15 advantage ten minutes into the game. But Groningen took control in the second term. They went on a 23:8 rally to secure a 38:28 halftime lead. Zwolle slowed their opponents down in...   [read more]

Jermaine
Marshall
Eredivisie Round 25: Rotterdam defeats Leeuwarden in the closest game of the week - 11 hours 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. Sixth-ranked Leeuwarden (7-18) gave a tough game to fifth ranked Rotterdam (12-13) on Saturday. The visitors from Rotterdam managed to secure only three-point victory 87-84. However their fans expected easier game. Leeuwarden cut a 13-point halftime deficit to three at the end of the game. Rotterdam forced 20 Leeuwarden turnovers....   [read more]
Prom.Divisie Round 20: Leader Grasshoppers lose to Lions - 1 day ago
There are only two more rounds left in the Regular Season in Prom.Divisie. Top ranked Grasshoppers (17-2) recorded its second loss in Landsmeer on Saturday night. Visitors were edged by second ranked Lions (16-4) 73-70. It ended at the same time the seven-game winning streak of Grasshoppers. It may be a crucial game in the contest for the top position in the league. Lions have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 16-4 record behind leader Grasshoppers. Gr...   [read more]


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Thomas van der Mars' double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Dutch players playing currently abroad: - 2 days ago  
Prom.Divisie Round 19: No surprise as #1 Grasshoppers defeat Punch - 6 days ago  
Jeter's 23 points and 5 assists give him Player of the Week award - 6 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 24: Zwolle defeats Den Bosch in the game between Top 4 teams - 7 days ago  
Best players of Dutch Eredivisie round 23 - 12 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 23: Leader Groningen lose to Den Bosch - 13 days ago  
Prom.Divisie Round 18: De Groene beat Groningen in a derby game - 14 days ago  
Yannick Franke selected the top Dutch players playing abroad in last week's games - 16 days ago  
Sean Cunningham extends contract with Groningen - 16 days ago  
Zwolle reach the Cup Final - 17 days ago  
Anderson number one in Holland for round 22 - 20 days ago  
Prom.Divisie Round 17: Top-ranked Grasshoppers win another game - 21 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 22: Leiden lose to Groningen in the game between Top 4 teams - 21 days ago  
Erik Braal to stay with Groningen for three more seasons - 25 days ago  
Dourisseau's 26 points and 9 rebounds give him Player of the Week award - 27 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 21 of Regular Season - 28 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  
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