Netherlands national basketball team


Netherlands national basketball team
Netherlands Netherlands Nederland

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FIBA Ranking T-77th
Joined FIBA 1946
FIBA Zone FIBA Europe
National Federation Netherlands Basketball Federation
Coach Israel Gadi Kedar
Olympic Games
Appearances None
Medals None
World Championships
Appearances 1 (1986)
Medals None
Eurobasket
Appearances 14
Medals None
Uniforms
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Light jersey
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Team colours
Light
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Dark jersey
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Team colours
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The Dutch national basketball team is the basketball side that represents the Netherlands in international competitions. It is administrated by the Netherlands Basketball Federation.[1] When it qualified for the Eurobasket, team Netherlands has played quite competitive at some of the tournaments. The team reached the final four once and proceeded to the playoffs several times. However, its last appearance dates back to 1989 when it finished 8th. Since then the Dutch compete in Europe's Division B with the aim of moving up to Division A and competing in the Eurobasket once again.

Contents

Current roster

Dutch National Basketball Team rosterG
4 Jansen, Rogier &1000000000000002600000026 - August 29, 1984(1984-08-29) 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) EiffelTowers Netherlands
G 5 Defares, Bryan &1000000000000003000000030 - June 14, 1981(1981-06-14) 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) GasTerra Flames Groningen Netherlands
G 6 Roije, Aron &1000000000000002300000023 - April 3, 1988(1988-04-03) 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) GasTerra Flames Groningen Netherlands
F 7 Wessels, Stefan &1000000000000002700000027 - April 13, 1984(1984-04-13) 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) EiffelTowers Netherlands
G 8 Ormskerk, Jeremy &1000000000000002800000028 - December 17, 1982(1982-12-17) 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Rotterdam Challengers Netherlands
G 9 Jones, Samuel &1000000000000002700000027 - April 29, 1984(1984-04-29) 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) Free Agent
F/C 12 Van Paassen, Peter &1000000000000003200000032 - December 20, 1978(1978-12-20) 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) EiffelTowers Netherlands
G 13 Slagter, Arvin &1000000000000002500000025 - October 19, 1985(1985-10-19) 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden Netherlands
C 14 Elson, Francisco (C) &1000000000000003500000035 - February 28, 1976(1976-02-28) 2.13 m (7 ft 0 in) Utah Jazz United States
C 15 van de Hare, Remon &1000000000000002900000029 - May 23, 1982(1982-05-23) 2.22 m (7 ft 3 in) Free Agent
C 17 Gadzuric, Dan &1000000000000003300000033 - February 2, 1978(1978-02-02) 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) New Jersey Nets United States
F/C 21 Norel, Henk &1000000000000002300000023 - September 17, 1987(1987-09-17) 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Free Agent
F 34 Hulzebos, Nikki &1000000000000002500000025 - June 30, 1986(1986-06-30) 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) Landstede Basketbal Netherlands
Head coach
  • Israel Gadi Kedar
Assistant coach(es)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Burhan Alibegović
  • Netherlands Mark van Schutterhoef

Legend
  • (C) Team captain


Depth Chart

Pos. Starter Bench Bench Inactive
C Francisco Elson Henk Norel Remon Van de Hare Dan Gadzuric
PF Peter Van Paassen Nikki Hulzebos
SF Stefan Wessels Jeremy Ormskerk
SG Arvin Slagter Samuel Jones
PG Bryan Defares Rogier Jansen Aron Roije



Performances

Performance at Summer Olympics

yet to qualify

Performance at World championship

Year Position Tournament Host
1986 14 1986 FIBA World Championship Spain
2014 TBD 2014 FIBA World Championship Spain


Performance at Eurobasket

Year Position Tournament Host
1946 6 EuroBasket 1946 Geneva, Switzerland
1947 11 EuroBasket 1947 Prague, Czechoslovakia
1949 5 EuroBasket 1949 Cairo, Egypt
1951 10 EuroBasket 1951 Paris, France
1961 15 EuroBasket 1961 Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1963 16 EuroBasket 1963 Wrocław, Poland
1967 16 EuroBasket 1967 Helsinki, Finland
1975 10 EuroBasket 1975 Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1977 7 EuroBasket 1977 Liège, Belgium
1979 10 EuroBasket 1979 Turin, Italy
1983 4 EuroBasket 1983 Nantes, France
1985 12 EuroBasket 1985 Stuttgart, West Germany
1987 10 EuroBasket 1987 Athens, Greece
1989 8 EuroBasket 1989 Zagreb, Yugoslavia
2013 TBD EuroBasket 2013 Ljubljana, Slovenia



Scores

September 2009

Date Netherlands Score Opponent
September 6 Netherlands
63-70
Montenegro
September 10 Netherlands
58-54
Austria
September 13 Netherlands
84-68
Iceland
September 17 Netherlands
79-64
Denmark



Dutch NBA players



Past rosters

1946 EuroBasket: finished 6th among 10 teams

Henk Koper, Joop Koper, Chris van Laar, Henk Mik, Wim van Someren, Chris Kugelein, Wim Kunnen, Jan Aldenberg, Freek Brandt, Ben Gerritsma (Coach: Dick Schmull)

1947 EuroBasket: finished 11th among 14 teams

Henk Koper, Joop Koper, Chris van Laar, Wim van Someren, Jan Cupido, Tan Eng Hau, Jaap van Veen, Freek Brandt, Sjoerd Werner, B.Winkel (Coach: Dick Schmull)

1949 EuroBasket: finished 5th among 7 teams

Henk Koper, Joop Koper, Wim van Someren, Tan Eng Hau, Jan Hille, Jaap van Veen, Freek Brandt, Henk van de Broek, Tom Losekoot, Bob van der Valk (Coach: Dick Schmull)

1951 EuroBasket: finished 10th among 17 teams

Jan Hille, Jaap van Veen, Kees van der Schuijt, Bob van der Valk, Rinus van Eijkeren, Ab Gootjes, Johan de Hoop, Henk van de Broek, Pim de Jong, Vok Alberda, Ton Koemans, Piet Ouderland (Coach: Dick Schmull)

1961 EuroBasket: finished 15th among 19 teams

Ton Boot, Gunther van de Berg, Jan Bruin, Peter de Jong, Dolf Pouw, Henny Braun, Wim Franke, Hans Perrier, Frans de Haan, Maarten Sleeswijk, Jan Driehuis, Gerrit Kok (Coach: Jan Janbroers)

1963 EuroBasket: finished 16th among 16 teams

Ton Boot, Wim Franke, Frans de Haan, Bob Grosmann, Bart Tuinstra, Jan Schappert, Simon Schagen, Jan Bruin, Jan Driehuis, Freek Witte, Jos Pelk, Gerrit Kok (Coach: Jan Janbroers)

1967 EuroBasket: finished 16th among 16 teams

Ton Boot, Frans de Haan, Freek Witte, Karel Vrolijk, Erik Jager, Roel Tuinstra, Jan Bruin, Frank Kales, Ton van der Kroon, Peter Rijsewijk, Karel Pastor, Erik van Woerkom (Coach: Egon Steuer)

1975 EuroBasket: finished 10th among 12 teams

Kees Akerboom, Ton Boot, Dan Cramer, Toon van Helfteren, Pieter van Tuyll, Harry Kip, Herman Pluim, Walter Ombre, John van Vliet, Jan Dekker, Jan Sikking, Hugo Harrewijn (Coach: Bill Sheridan)

1977 EuroBasket: finished 7th among 12 teams

Kees Akerboom, Dan Cramer, Harry Kip, Al Faber, Jan Dekker, Jimmy Woudstra, Cock van de Lagemaat, Jan Loorbach, Renso Zwiers, Cees Limmen, Emill Hagens, Bert Kragtwijk (Coach: Jan Janbroers)

1979 EuroBasket: finished 10th among 12 teams

Kees Akerboom, Dan Cramer, Al Faber, Harry Kip, Jan Dekker, Toon van Helfteren, Pieter van Tuyll, Emill Hagens, Bert Kragtwijk, Mitchell Plaat, Sid Bruinsma, Jimmy Woudstra (Coach: Tom Quinn)

1983 EuroBasket: finished 4th among 12 teams

Dan Cramer, Al Faber, Henk Pieterse, Roland van den Bergh, Ronald Schilp, Randy Wiel, Rob van Essen, Mitchell Plaat, Jelle Esveldt, Rene Ridderhof, Jos Kuipers, Cock van de Lagemaat (Coach: Vladimir Heger)

1985 EuroBasket: finished 12th among 12 teams

Ronald Schilp, Jelle Esveldt, Rob van Essen, Cock van de Lagemaat, Jos Kuipers, Peter van Noord, Hans Heijdeman, Ron van der Schaaf, John Franken, Martin Esajas, Martin de Vries, Marco de Waard (Coach: Vladimir Heger)

1986 World Championship: finished 14th among 24 teams

Rik Smits, Jelle Esveldt, Ronald Schilp, Cock van de Lagemaat, Raymond Bottse, Rene Ebeltjes, Chris van Dinten, Hans Heijdeman, Erik Griekspoor, Emill Hagens, Marco de Waard, Peter van Noord (Coach: Ruud Harrewijn)

1987 EuroBasket: finished 10th among 12 teams

Rik Smits, Ronald Schilp, Jelle Esveldt, Toon van Helfteren, Henk Pieterse, Jos Kuipers, Marco de Waard, Peter van Noord, Okke te Velde, Chris van Dinten, John Emanuels, Cees van Rootselaar (Coach: Ruud Harrewijn)

1989 EuroBasket: finished 8th among 8 teams

Cees van Rootselaar, Rolf Franke, John Emanuels, Okke te Velde, Jos Kuipers, Marco de Waard, Richard van Poelgeest, Paul Vrind, Peter Dam, Raymond Bottse, Frans Houben, Milko Lieverst (Coach: Ruud Harrewijn)

References

  1. ^ [1], fiba.com, accessed 15 May 2011.

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