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DBL: Ross Bekkering has good performance but gets injured in win over Zwolle

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Ross Bekkering had a good performance last night in the win over Landstede Zwolle. There were 6 Scorers1st clients on court and 4 of them came off the court celebrating. It was the team of headcoach Michael Schuurs that needed a win after two tough losses against Groningen en Leiden. Nijmegen now are postioned at the third spot in the dutch basketballeague, Landstede Zwolle drops to spot six. Ross Bekkering had 15 points and 9 rebounds. His brother Henry had 9 points and 4 rebounds and on the Zwolle end Nikki Hulzebos had a decent performance with 9 points and 6 rebounds. Ross had to leave the game at the end with a broken hand.






In this video a short film about the Bekkering Brothers and the game:



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October 30, 2011 at 10:08 pm

DBL: Amsterdam beats Landstede Zwolle

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Man of the match was Mohammed Kherazzi, who made the last shot with about 5 seconds on the clock clinching the win for Amsterdam in this game.  Landstede however had the initiative in the first quarter putting a lead of 24 -16 on the boards. In the second quarter Landstede protected their lead until until the end of the quarter. Amsterdam stepped up in that phase ending the half with just 1 point behind Zwolle at 33 -32. In the second half the teams stayed close within each other range. When Amsterdam made a run they where leading with 8 points in the fourth quarter. Then it was Landstede again who rallied to tie the game at 67 -67, keeping Amsterdam scoreless for 2 minutes. With 11 seconds on the clock Amsterdam got ready for their last shot and made it. With 5 seconds on the clock Landstede still was able to get off two shots, which didnt fall ending the game at 67 -69. Scorers1st client Sergio de Randamie had a good game for Amsterdam posting 15 points and 9 rebounds. For Landstede Scorers1st client  Nikki Hulzebos had 11 points and Arno Bunnig had 7 points and 7 rebounds.

DBL: Gerad Punch leads de Friesland Aris to third consecutive win

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In the homegame against Landstede Zwolle, Gerad Punch lead his team not only on the statsheet, but also on the court to their third consecutive win. The team from Zwolle was handicapped, missing Scorers1st client Nikki Hulzebos, Alexander de Sa and Harvey van Stein, but Aris started of strong taking a lead of 10-0 in the first couple of minutes after that. However the fighting spirit of Zwolle was admirable they never got really back into the game. Former Zwolle player Gerad Punch and his team controlled the game and whenever Zwolle got close he took over and showed his quality and experience closing the game at 79 – 68. Gerad ended up with 17 points and 6 rebounds and Scorers1st client Todd Brown helped him out with 14 points and 8 rebounds.

Scorers1st clients Hulzebos and de Randamie both post double/double

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In the midweek matchup of  Landstede Zwolle against ABC Amsterdam, Scorers1st clients Nikki Hulzebos and Sergio de Randamie had to take on one and other. The game was the second home game of Landstede, a team that in the opinion of headcoach Herman van den Belt could possible be the best team that has ever played in Zwolle. However the intensity  the youngstars of Amsterdam layed on the court was admirable and succesfull. Positive note on the Zwolle end was Nikki Hulzebos, who returned to Zwolle after he played for Matrixx Magixx for a year. He ended up with a double/double 12 points and 10 rebounds. On the other end Sergio de Randamie posted 16 points and 12 rebounds. Topscorers where Dimeo van der Horst (Amsterdam)  17 points and Lawrence Borha (Zwolle) 21 points.

Week 2 in the Dutch Basketball League

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Every team played in the second round of the Dutch Basketball League. And so lots of Scorers1st clients were in action. Last years final of the play offs was scheduled in this round of the Dutch Basketball League.

WCAA Giants – Gasterra Flames 81 -88

Due to Euroleague commitments Gasterra Flames didnt play in the first weekend of the Dutch Basketball League. Last years losing finalist Bergen op Zoom was the opponent of the Gasterra Flames this weekend. The champions from Groningen just changed two spots on their roster. They added Scorers1st client Henry Bekkering and fromer Eisbaer John Turek to their winning squad. In the first quarter the Flames dominated the court ending the quarter 15 -24. In the second quarter the Giants rallied back closing the half 33 -37. In the third quarter the teams balanced the score, while in the fourth quarter Groningen put the gap on the board to finish the game with a 81 -88 final score. Leading the WCAA Giants was Jesse Kimbrough with 17 points and for Gasterra Flames Jason Ellis 16 points and Scorers1st client Henry Bekkering had a great defensive effort with 3 steals and also added 5 points in the first win of Gasterra Flames.

Matrixx playing for Kidsrights – De Friesland Aris 96 – 94 OT

After the Matrixx played an overtime game in the first round of the Dutch Basketball League and lost it, they got a second chance this weekend in the game against De Friesland Aris. In their homegym the Horstacker they pulled out a win with a shot in the buzzer. For the Aris team Todd Brown and Gerad Punch had a huge impact on the game. Todd because of  his dominance on the court posting 23 points, 6 steals and 4 rebounds. Scorers1st client Gerad Punch added 15 points and 11 rebounds. For the Matrixx side Brian Laing added 24 points and Scorers1st talent Elias Bish added 6 points, 2 assists and 2 steals.

BSW Weert – Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden 87 -75

After Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden had an overtime win in the first round of the Dutch Basketball League and BSW lost with a big difference last week, most people expected an easy win for Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden. How different would things end up after the last horn had blown. Leiden really had no chance against a really motivated BSW Weert with an exploded Glen Stokes who scored 28 points. Scorers1st client Ross Bekkering played only 22 minutes due to foul trouble but ended up with 14 points and 10 rebounds anyway.

Rotterdam – Amsteram 60 -66

These two teams are from the two biggest cities in Holland, but both teams have very young teams. Rotterdam won 3 of the four quarters, but couldnt recover from the desastreus second quarter when they only scored 4 points. Three Scorers1st clients where playing in this game. For Amsterdam Jessey Voorn added 18 and Sergio de Randamie ended the game with 6 points and 3 rebounds. On the Rotterdam side Patrick Hilliman scored 22 points, Robbie Sihota 8 points and 5 rebounds and EJ Kusnyer ended up with 7 points.

Eiffel Towers – Landstede Zwolle 75 -53

After an impressive win in the first game of the season much was expected from the Landstede Zwolle team. However the defensive pressure of the composed Eiffel Towers team was too much for the team from Zwolle. The 53 points that were on the scoreboard for Landstede at the end of the game showcased which an defensive pressure Zwolle had to deal with. Because of the injury of Scorers1st client John Smith, the young big man of Eiffel Towers had to step up and so they did. Dutch national team player Stefan Wessels dominated scoring wise adding 22 points.

Nikki Hulzebos returns to Landstede Basketball

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Dutch NT member Nikki Hulzebos returns to his former team Landstede Basketball from Zwolle. After one year with the Matrixx Magixx he decided to join coach Herman van den Belt, who also returned to Zwolle after a one year stint with WCAA Giants. Nikki was a free agent after the financial problems Matrixx Magixx had to deal with. With Nikki, Landstede brings in a player that has a lot of experience not only in general, but also with the style of play of coach van den Belt. So they bring in a stronger and more mature Nikki Hulzebos.

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July 15, 2010 at 9:45 pm

Nikki Huzebos selected in the provisional selection of the Dutch national team

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Dutch national team coach Gadi Kedar selected Scorers1st client Nikki Hulzebos in het provisional selection of the dutch national team for the upcoming campaign. Not only Nikki Hulzebos has been selected but also NBA stars Francisco Elson (Philadelphia 76-ers) and Dan Gadzuric (Milwaukee Bucks).

The provisional selections contains the following players:

Kees Akerboom (EiffelTowers), Gerrit Brigitha (Geneva Devils, Zwi), Bryan Defares (WCAA Giants), Francisco Elson (Philadelphia 76’ers, VS), Dan Gadzuric (Milwaukee Bucks, VS), Patrick Hilliman (Rotterdam Challengers), Dimeo van der Horst (ABC Amsterdam), Nikki Hulzebos (Matrixx Magixx), Rogier Jansen (EiffelTowers), Sam Jones (De Friesland Aris), Kenneth van Kempen (Ohio Bobcats, VS), Charlon Kloof (Guilford Technical CC, VS), Thomas Koenis (WCAA Giants), Robert Krabbendam (ABC Amsterdam), Johan Kuijper (Zorg en Zekerheid), Jeroen van der List (De Friesland Aris), Henk Norel (Joventut Badalona, Spa), Jeremy Ormskerk (Rotterdam Challengers), Peter van Paassen (EiffelTowers), Aron Royé (GasTerra Flames), Roeland Schaftenaar (Oregon State, VS), Arvin Slagter (WCAA Giants), Jeroen Slor (Zorg en Zekerheid), Robin Smeulders (Portland State, VS), Ties Theeuwkens (WCAA Giants), Jessey Voorn (ABC Amsterdam), Stefan Wessels (EiffelTowers) en Kenrick Zondervan (Aix-Maurienne, Fra).

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May 11, 2010 at 7:53 pm