Sign in
View: Mobile | Desktop
 
FOLLOW US:  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  RSS
Men Women
Holland Internationally
Authors:


 
Bas Hendriks

FacebookTwitter
Join Us!!! We are looking for someone to help us cover Dutch basketball. Please send us an e-mail.
PLAY PRO IN EUROPE
We can help you
Eredivisie Standings
 1. Groningen 19-1 
 2. Leiden 14-6 
 3. Zwolle 14-6 
 4. Dukes UDB 10-10 
 5. Rotterdam 8-12 
 6. Amsterdam 7-13 
 7. Leeuwarden 6-14 
 8. Weert 2-18 
Full Standings
Last:2/17/2017
Prom.Divisie Standings
 1. Grasshoppers 13-1 
 2. Lions 13-4 
 3. Lokomotief 10-5 
 4. De Groene 9-5 
 5. Red Giants 9-7 
 6. Groningen 8-6 
 7. Leiden 2 8-8 
 8. CobraNova 7-9 
 9. Black Eagles 6-8 
 10. New Stars 5-11 
 11. Punch 3-12 
 12. De Hoppers 0-15 
Full Standings
Last:2/20/2017
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
 Antwan SCOTT
  Dukes UDB
  (188-G-92)
  Avg: 20.6
 1. Scott, Dukes UDB20.6 
 2. Anderson, Rotte.20.0 
 3. Vette, Zwolle18.2 
 4. Tiller, Zwolle17.8 
 5. Gregory, Leeuw.17.5 
 6. Marshall, Rotte.16.6 
 7. Bell, Rotterdam15.6 
 8. Yoho, Zwolle15.2 
 9. Marshall, Leeuw.14.9 
 10. Roye, Amsterdam14.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Craig OSAIKHWUWUOMWAN
  Leeuward.
  (211-C/F-90)
  Avg: 12
 1. Osaikhwuwuom., Leeuward.12.0 
 2. Mitchell, Dukes U.11.5 
 3. Marshall, Rotte.9.4 
 4. Koenis, Leiden9.2 
 5. Wessels, Dukes UDB8.5 
 6. Vette, Zwolle8.1 
 7. Fieler, Groningen8.0 
 8. Oudendag, Zwolle7.3 
 9. Van-Schaik, Amste.7.2 
 10. Kherrazi, Amste.6.9 
Assists Per Game
 Lance JETER
  Groningen
  (191-PG-88)
  Avg: 6.8
 1. Jeter, Groningen6.8 
 2. McWhorter, Dukes U.5.8 
 3. Scott, Dukes UDB5.5 
 4. Lee, Leiden5.4 
 5. Roye, Amsterdam5.1 
 6. Anderson, Rotte.4.9 
 7. Tiller, Zwolle4.6 
 8. Jansen, Leiden4.6 
 9. Van-Oostrum, Zwo.4.6 
 10. Wright, Leiden4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Cashmere WRIGHT
  Leiden
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 3
 1. Wright, Leiden3.0 
 2. Tiller, Zwolle2.8 
 3. Anderson, Rotte.2.6 
 4. Bouwknecht, Dukes U.2.4 
 5. Scott, Dukes UDB2.3 
 6. Lee, Leiden2.1 
 7. Wessels, Dukes UDB2.1 
 8. Kherrazi, Leiden1.8 
 9. Watts, Dukes UDB1.7 
 10. Draper, Leiden1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Andrew SMITH
  Groningen
  (206-F-92)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Smith, Groningen1.6 
 2. Fieler, Groningen1.5 
 3. Enobakhare, Leiden1.3 
 4. Draper, Leiden1.2 
 5. Marshall, Rotte.1.0 
 6. Koenis, Leiden1.0 
 7. Van-Schaik, Amste.0.9 
 8. Mitchell, Dukes U.0.8 
 9. Lufile, Leeuwarden0.7 
 10. Kherrazi, Leiden0.6 
Player of the Week

 Maarten Bouwknecht
  Dukes UDB
  ( 185-PG-94 )
  
Dutch men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
 FIBA Europe Cup:

Dutch Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 21 (Regular Season)

Weert Feb.25 Dukes UDB 77%
Leeuwarden 56% Feb.25 Amsterdam
Leiden 67% Feb.25 Zwolle
Rotterdam Feb.25 Groningen 85%
Next Round Schedule

Round 18 (Regular Season)

Lions 97% Mar.11 De Hoppers
Red Giants Mar.11 Grasshoppers 70%
Black Eagles 52% Mar.11 CobraNova
Lokomotief 64% Mar.11 Leiden 2
De Groene 59% Mar.11 Groningen
Punch 63% Mar.11 New Stars
Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (1/8 Finals)

Gaziantep 50% Feb.22 Ironi Nahari
Chalon 66% Feb.22 Kormend
Pau-Lacq-Ort 50% Feb.22 Oostende
Nanterre 50% Feb.22 Spirou
Usak 50% Feb.22 Oradea
Demir IBB 57% Feb.22 Enisey
Cibona 50% Feb.22 Stelmet ZG
Kataja Bsk 50% Feb.22 Telekom Bsk
Henk Norel selected the top Dutch playing abroad in last week's games - Mar 2, 2013


POSTED BY:
EUROBASKET CENTER
  follow us on Facebook Twitter

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.   




Olaf
Schaftenaar
Orange Lions outscore DBL All-Stars, Schaftenaar MVP - 3 days ago
Orange Lions outscore DBL All-Stars 109-100. Olaf Schaftenaar (208-F-93, college: Oregon St.) was named MVP of the game as he posted 26 points. DBL All-Stars looked better in the first half and posted two narrow victories to take a 6-point lead at the halftime. Orange Lions meanwhile replied with a 32-30 rally in the third quarter and then added a massive 25-12 burst in the last stanza. Chase Fieler (203-F-92, college: FGCU) poured in 18 points in a loss, whilst Drago Pasalic (208-C/F-84...   [read more]

Olaf
Schaftenaar
Dutch Eredivisie All-Star Game 2017 Rosters - 3 days ago
Team Nederland All-Star Bouwknecht Van Der Horst Mladenovic Kherrazi Oudendag 2 Maarten Bouwknecht (185-PG-94) of Den Bosch 5 Dimeo Van Der Horst (197-G/F-91) of Amsterdam - 8 Stefan Mladenovic (190-G-90) of Groningen - 9 Mohamed Kherrazi (200-F-90) of Leiden 14 Nick Oudendag (210-C-87) of Zwolle 15 Olaf Schaftenaar (208-F-93) of Zwolle MVP 24 Jessey Voorn (197-SG-90) of Leiden - 25 Sean Cunningham (188-PG-86) of Groningen 44 Arvin Slagter (191-G-85) of Groningen...   [read more]

Maarten
Bouwknecht
Best players of Dutch Eredivisie round 20 - 3 days ago
Maarten Bouwknecht (185-PG-94) had a very impressive game in the last round for Dukes UDB and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 20. The 22-year old playmaker had the game-high 24 points adding six rebounds and four assists for Dukes UDB in his team's victory, helping them to outclass Leeuwarden (#7, 6-14) with 48-point margin 103-55. Dukes UDB maintains the 4th position in Dutch Eredivisie. Dukes UDB is a typical solid league team placed somewhere i...   [read more]


1 | 2 | 3
Thomas van der Mars' double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Dutch players playing currently abroad: - 5 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 20: Leader Groningen gets another victory - 5 days ago  
Fieler number one in Holland for round 19 - 9 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 19: Dukes UDB defeat Amsterdam in the closest game of the week - 10 days ago  
Prom.Divisie Round 16: Red Giants edge Lions by three points - 11 days ago  
Josh Duinker selected the top Dutch players playing abroad in last week's games - 12 days ago  
Marshall's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 15 days ago  
Dukes Unlimited Den Bosch signs D.J. Balentine, ex P.Zvaigzdes - 16 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 18 of Regular Season - 16 days ago  
Prom.Divisie Round 15: De Groene lose to Grasshoppers in the game between Top 4 teams - 17 days ago  
Best players of Dutch Eredivisie round 17 - 23 days ago  
Prom.Divisie Round 14: Leiden 2 edge Groningen by three points - 24 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 17: Rotterdam edge Weert by two points - 24 days ago  
Rotterdam tabs Greg Mays - 30 days ago  
Anderson number one in Holland for round 16 - 30 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 16: Leiden defeat Dukes UDB in the closest game of the week - 1 month ago  
Prom.Divisie Round 13: Red Giants beat De Groene by three after a very close game - 1 month ago  
Antwan Scott (ex Dukes UDB) agreed terms with KTP Basket - 1 month ago  
Anderson's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 1 month ago  
Eredivisie Round 15: Dukes UDB beats Rotterdam by two after a very close game - 1 month ago  
1 | 2 | 3

Articles
Interviews
Site Map:
Eurobasket.com Member Services: Other Basketball Sites:
Copyright (c) 1998-2017 Eurobasket Inc. Disclaimer

WARNING:
Do not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit information that you download from the site !
Do not encumber, license, modify, publish, sell, transfer or transmit, or in any way exploit, any of the content of the site, nor will you attempt to do so.