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Eredivisie Standings
 1. Groningen 22-2 
 2. Zwolle 18-6 
 3. Leiden 16-8 
 4. Den Bosch 12-12 
 5. Rotterdam 11-13 
 6. Leeuwarden 7-17 
 7. Amsterdam 7-17 
 8. Weert 3-21 
Full Standings
Last:3/19/2017
Prom.Divisie Standings
 1. Grasshoppers 17-1 
 2. Lions 15-4 
 3. De Groene 13-5 
 4. Lokomotief 12-6 
 5. Groningen 10-7 
 6. Red Giants 10-9 
 7. CobraNova 9-10 
 8. Leiden 2 9-10 
 9. Black Eagles 6-12 
 10. New Stars 5-14 
 11. Punch 5-14 
 12. De Hoppers 0-19 
Full Standings
Last:3/20/2017
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
 La'Shard ANDERSON
  Rotte.
  (185-G-89)
  Avg: 20.7
 1. Anderson, Rotte.20.7 
 2. Scott, Den Bosch20.6 
 3. Gregory, Leeuw.18.2 
 4. Vette, Zwolle17.8 
 5. Tiller, Zwolle16.6 
 6. Marshall, Rotte.15.6 
 7. Bell, Rotterdam15.6 
 8. Van-D., Amsterdam15.6 
 9. Yoho, Zwolle15.4 
 10. Draper, Leiden14.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Craig OSAIKHWUWUOMWAN
  Leeuward.
  (211-C/F-90)
  Avg: 11.9
 1. Osaikhwuwuom., Leeuward.11.9 
 2. Mitchell, Den Bosch11.3 
 3. Koenis, Leiden9.2 
 4. Vette, Zwolle8.7 
 5. Wessels, Den Bosch8.2 
 6. Fieler, Groningen8.0 
 7. Marshall, Rotte.8.0 
 8. Oudendag, Zwolle7.5 
 9. Van-Schaik, Amste.7.0 
 10. Pagter-Ralf, Den B.6.6 
Assists Per Game
 Lance JETER
  Groningen
  (191-PG-88)
  Avg: 6.4
 1. Jeter, Groningen6.4 
 2. Scott, Den Bosch5.5 
 3. Anderson, Rotte.5.3 
 4. Roye, Amsterdam5.2 
 5. Lee, Leiden5.1 
 6. McWhorter, Den B.5.1 
 7. Van-Oostrum, Zwo.4.4 
 8. Jansen, Leiden4.3 
 9. Tiller, Zwolle4.3 
 10. Wright, Leiden4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Cashmere WRIGHT
  Leiden
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 3
 1. Wright, Leiden3.0 
 2. Anderson, Rotte.2.6 
 3. Tiller, Zwolle2.5 
 4. Scott, Den Bosch2.3 
 5. Lee, Leiden2.2 
 6. Bouwknecht, Den B.2.2 
 7. Wessels, Den Bosch2.0 
 8. Kherrazi, Leiden2.0 
 9. Marshall, Rotte.2.0 
 10. Pauline, Weert1.9 
Blocks Per Game
 Chase FIELER
  Groningen
  (203-F-92)
  Avg: 1.4
 1. Fieler, Groningen1.4 
 2. Smith, Groningen1.4 
 3. Enobakhare, Leiden1.3 
 4. Mays, Rotterdam1.2 
 5. Draper, Leiden1.0 
 6. Koenis, Leiden1.0 
 7. Marshall, Rotte.1.0 
 8. Van-Schaik, Amste.0.9 
 9. Hoogesteden, Rotte.0.7 
 10. Mitchell, Den Bosch0.6 
Player of the Week

 Lance Jeter
  Groningen
  ( 191-PG-102-88 )
  
Dutch men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
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Next Round Schedule

Round 25 (Regular Season)

Weert Mar.25 Amsterdam 53%
Den Bosch Mar.25 Leiden 53%
Groningen 50% Mar.25 Zwolle
Leeuwarden Mar.25 Rotterdam 63%
Next Round Schedule

Round 20 (Regular Season)

Lions Mar.25 Grasshoppers 54%
De Hoppers Mar.25 CobraNova 89%
Red Giants 59% Mar.25 Leiden 2
Black Eagles Mar.25 Groningen 64%
Lokomotief 85% Mar.25 New Stars
De Groene 85% Mar.25 Punch
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Oostende Mar.29 Chalon 99%
Nanterre Mar.29 Telekom Bsk 53%
Francisco Elson selected the top Dutch playing abroad in last week's games - Mar 8, 2013


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


Francisco Elson
Francisco Elson
   #1. This week's number one is an experienced international center Francisco Elson (211-76, agency: Veracity Sports, LLC, college: California, currently plays in Iran). Elson contributed to Mahram's victory against the closely-ranked Foolad Mahan (15-3) 73-63 in the Iranian Superleague on Friday night. He scored 6 points, had 7 rebounds and made 3 blocks in 39 minutes on the court. 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 league's list of top scorers and also on the list of best rebounders (fourth place). This year he averages: 8.4ppg, 6.6rpg, 1.1bpg, 2.4spg in the seven games he played so far. Elson is currently a member of the Dutch senior national team.

Henk Norel
Henk Norel
   #2. Second place goes to an international center Henk Norel (214-87, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish ACB. He could not help CAI Zaragoza (13-10) to beat Blusens Monbus (11-12). Norel scored 7 points. CAI Zaragoza was defeated 72-64 on the road by the lower-ranked Blusens Monbus (#10). Norel belongs to league's best rebounders and is ranked #6. He has very reliable stats this season: 12.1ppg, 6.3rpg, 2FGP: 58.6%(123-210) and FT: 54.1%. Norel is in the roster of the Dutch senior national team.

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 Germany). He managed to help EWE Baskets Oldenburg in a victory against the seventh-ranked Artland Dragons (13-12) 84-68 in the German BBL last Saturday. Smeulders recorded 5 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 12 minutes. EWE Baskets Oldenburg (16-7) is placed third in the BBL. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. This year Smeulders' overall stats are: 6.8ppg, 3.5rpg, 2FGP: 57.6%(53-92) and FT: 72.4% in the 23 games. He has a dual citizenship: Dutch and German. Smeulders is also a member of the Dutch senior national team.

Roeland Schaftenaar
Roeland Schaftenaar
   #4. Power forward Roeland Schaftenaar (211-88, college: Oregon St., currently plays in Spain) led Leche Rio Breogan to a victory against the league outsider Melilla Baloncesto (4-17) 93-80 in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) on Saturday night. He scored 11 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. Leche Rio Breogan Lugo (11-9) is placed fifth in the LEB Gold. It's Schaftenaar's first season with the team. Schaftenaar's total stats this year are: 6.9ppg, 5.2rpg and 1.7apg. He used to play for the Dutch national team back in 2010.

Kevin van Wijk
Kevin van Wijk
   #5. Former U16 international forward Kevin van Wijk (203-89, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to an easy victory against the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay (9-6) 75-56 in the NCAA in Saturday night's game. van Wijk recorded 8 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 21 minutes. The Valparaiso University has a very solid 12-3 conference record this season. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. The Regular Season already ended in the NCAA. This year van Wijk's total stats are: 6.9ppg, 5.2rpg and 1.7apg in the 19 games. He used to play for the Dutch U16 national team eight years ago.

Kadeem Pantophlet
Kadeem Pantophlet
   #6. Forward Kadeem Pantophlet (201-90, currently studies in the States), who plays in the NCAA was not able to help the Duquesne (1-13) in their last game on Wednesday. Despite Pantophlet's good performance the Duquesne was edged in an overtime 89-87 at home by the University of North Carolina - Charlotte. He scored 12 points. Pantophlet's team will play only one more game in the NCAA Regular Season. And that game will be critical. Pantophlet has averaged so far 6.9ppg, 5.2rpg and 1.7apg. He is a former U20 international player as he played for the Dutch team four years ago.

Thomas van der Mars
Thomas van der Mars
   #7. Former U20 international center Thomas van der Mars (208-90, is currently at the American university) was not able to secure a victory for the Portland (4-13) in their game against the Loyola Marymount University (3-15) in the NCAA. van der Mars scored 8 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 28 minutes. The Portland lost 54-65 on their home court in Portland, OR to the Loyola Marymount University. It was Portland's third consecutive loss in a row. The Regular Season already ended in the NCAA. van der Mars has averaged so far 6.9ppg, 5.2rpg and 1.7apg in the 19 games. He used to play for the Dutch U20 national team three years ago.

Jito Kok
Jito Kok
   #8. Center Jito Kok (206-94, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to an San Diego's victory against the Pepperdine University (4-13) 76-69 in the NCAA last Saturday. Kok recorded 6 points in 26 minutes. The University of San Diego has 8-9 conference record this season. His team will play only one more game in the NCAA Regular Season. And now that game is very crucial. Kok is the league's best blocker with 0.3bpg. This year he also averages: 7.3ppg and 4.8rpg in the 21 games. Kok plays currently for the Dutch U18 national team.

Olaf Schaftenaar
Olaf Schaftenaar
   #9. Former U18 international center Olaf Schaftenaar (206-93, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the Oregon St. (3-13) in their game against the University of Oregon (12-5) in the NCAA. He scored 6 points in 21 minutes. The Oregon St. lost 75-85 in Eugene, OR to the University of Oregon. It was Oregon St.'s fifth consecutive loss in a row. Schaftenaar's team will play only one more game in the NCAA Regular Season. And now that game is quite important. Schaftenaar has averaged so far 7.3ppg and 4.8rpg in the 21 games. He used to play for the Dutch U18 national team two years ago.

Charlon Kloof
Charlon Kloof
   #10. Point guard Charlon Kloof (190-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to an easy victory against the University of North Carolina - Charlotte (7-8) crushing them 104-83 in the NCAA last Saturday. Kloof recorded only 3 points. The St.Bonaventure University has 7-8 conference record this season. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. They will play only one more game in the NCAA Regular Season. Kloof has averaged so far 7.3ppg and 4.8rpg. He is a former U20 international player as three years ago he still played for the Dutch national team.

   #11. U18 international forward Shane Hammink (201-94, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the LSU in their game against the University of Missouri in the NCAA. Hammink cannot count Saturday's game as one of the best ones. He recorded only 2 points in 12 minutes. His team lost 76-89. Hammink has averaged so far 7.3ppg and 4.8rpg in the 21 games. He is a naturalized American. Hammink plays currently for the Dutch U18 national team. Strangely he has never played in Holland.

   #12. Former international center Robert Krabbendam (213-86, also represented by Court Side, college: Virginia Tech, currently plays in Cyprus) contributed to Apollon's victory against the closely-ranked Apoel 83-79 in the Cypriot Division A in Friday night's game. Krabbendam scored 5 points. Krabbendam has averaged so far 4.9ppg and 3.2rpg. He used to play for the Dutch national team back in 2010.


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

   #1. Daniel Kickert (208-C/F-83, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in Ukraine) led Budivelnyk to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Azovmash (22-11) 97-78 in the Ukrainian Superleague in Friday night's game. He recorded 18 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 23 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Budivelnyk Kyiv (26-8) is placed first in the Superleague. Kickert has relatively good stats this year: 13.0ppg and 5.5rpg in the two games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Australian and Dutch.

   #2. Kim Tillie (210-PF-88, agency: Priority Sports, college: Utah, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish ACB could not help UCAM Murcia (24-6) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Tillie's very good performance his team was badly defeated 86-69 on the road by the leading Real Madrid. He was the top scorer with 24 points. Tillie also added 6 rebounds. This season Tillie averages: 8.3ppg and 3.7rpg. He is another player who holds two passports: Dutch and French.

   #3. Josh Duinker (210-F/C-89, college: Richmond, currently plays in Spain) contributed to a Caceres Basket's victory against the closely-ranked FCB Regal II (9-12) 85-71 in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) in Friday night's game. Duinker scored 6 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Caceres Basket (9-12) is placed ninth in the LEB Gold. Duinker has averaged so far 7.3ppg and 4.8rpg. He has both Australian and Dutch nationalities.

   #4. Joey van Zegeren McAdam (208-F-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) was not able to help the Virginia Tech (4-13) in their game against the Duke University (13-4) in the NCAA. He recorded only 4 points. The Virginia Tech was crushed 85-57 in Durham, NC by the Duke University. van Zegeren McAdam's team will play only one more game in the NCAA Regular Season. And that game will be critical. van Zegeren McAdam has averaged so far 7.3ppg and 4.8rpg.   



Prom.Divisie Round 19: No surprise as #1 Grasshoppers defeat Punch - 2 days 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. Prom.Divisie top team - Grasshoppers (17-1) added another victory to their record on Thursday. This time they beat eleventh ranked Punch (5-14) in Delft 64-57. Grasshoppers have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They maintain first place with 17-1 record. Punch at the other side dropped to the tenth position with 1...   [read more]

Lance Jeter
Jeter's 23 points and 5 assists give him Player of the Week award - 2 days ago
28-year old point guard Lance Jeter (191-PG-88) had a great game in the last round for league's best team Groningen and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 24. He had the game-high 23 points adding five rebounds and five assists for Groningen in his team's victory, helping them to beat Amsterdam (#7, 7-17) 81-73. It allowed Groningen to consolidate first place in the Dutch league. Groningen has a very good season and are considered to have a run for the championsh...   [read more]

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Eredivisie Round 24: Zwolle defeats Den Bosch in the game between Top 4 teams - 3 days ago
The games at this stage are more interesting as they can be crucial for the final standings in Regular Season. Despite we already know who is stronger and who is weaker, there may be still last minute surprises and upsets. An interesting game for Zwolle (18-6) which hosted in Zwolle 4th ranked Den Bosch (12-12). Second ranked Zwolle had an easy win 80-65. The game without a history. Zwolle led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Ameri...   [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: - 5 days ago  
Best players of Dutch Eredivisie round 23 - 8 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 23: Leader Groningen lose to Den Bosch - 9 days ago  
Prom.Divisie Round 18: De Groene beat Groningen in a derby game - 10 days ago  
Yannick Franke selected the top Dutch players playing abroad in last week's games - 12 days ago  
Sean Cunningham extends contract with Groningen - 12 days ago  
Zwolle reach the Cup Final - 13 days ago  
Anderson number one in Holland for round 22 - 16 days ago  
Prom.Divisie Round 17: Top-ranked Grasshoppers win another game - 17 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 22: Leiden lose to Groningen in the game between Top 4 teams - 17 days ago  
Erik Braal to stay with Groningen for three more seasons - 21 days ago  
Dourisseau's 26 points and 9 rebounds give him Player of the Week award - 23 days ago  
Eredivisie Round 21 of Regular Season - 24 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  
Fieler number one in Holland for round 19 - 1 month ago  
Eredivisie Round 19: Dukes UDB defeat Amsterdam in the closest game of the week - 1 month ago  
Prom.Divisie Round 16: Red Giants edge Lions by three points - 1 month ago  
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