Scorers1st blog

Basketballnews

Archive for the ‘The Netherlands’ Category

DBL: Scorers1st client Valentijn Lietmeijer awarded Rookie of the Year in the Netherlands

leave a comment »

Scorers1st client Valentijn Lietmeijer has been selected as Rookie of the Year in the Dutch Basketball League. The young and very talented shooting guard who is playing for Lasaulec Aris was selected as Rookie of the Year by the coaches, players and basketballpress. In his statistical best game Valentijn scored 12 points and had 4 assists and 2 rebounds. The whole Scorers1st staff congatulates Valentijn with his selection!

Written by giantinthepaint

April 20, 2012 at 1:44 pm

DBL: Bekkering has impressive performance in overtime win over Lausalec Aris

leave a comment »

Ross Bekkering led his team with a double double  last night in the overtime win of Magixx for Kids rights over Lausalec Aris. With an impressive 23 points and 11 rebounds, shooting 6-7  from 2point range, 3-5 from 3point range. In a game that has a tradition in overtimes and suspense it looked like Nijmegen would take the win home, but with just a hands full of seconds to play Brandon Rozell (Lasaulec Aris) got two chances on a three point shot of which he converted one, putting the game into overtime. In the extra time Nijmegen outscored Leeuwarden 3 -12 winning this roadgame. Ross Bekkering got support from his brother Henry who scored 12 points. Scorers1 clients on Lasaulec Aris site where young talent Valentijn Lietmeijer who posted 7 points and 4 rebounds and Mark Peter Hof who scored 2 points.

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

leave a comment »

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:

http://nos.nl/video/308627-basketbal-magixzwolle.html

 

Written by giantinthepaint

October 30, 2011 at 10:08 pm

DBL: Ralf de Pagter scores careerhigh 22 points in first win of Rotterdam Basketball College

leave a comment »

The young big man of the Rotterdam Basketball College and scorers1st client, Ralf de Pagter, scored a careerhigh 22 points last night in the first win of Rotterdam Basketballcollege. From the start the college kids of Rotterdam came out hard and posted a 4 point lead after the first quarter. However Leeuwarden fought back and the half time score was 37 – 36. In the second half the game went up an down ending in a 73 -73 score at the regular time. In the overtime Rotterdam clinched the win with de Pagter shooting 9 – 12 from the field and 3 – 4 from the freethrowline. On the other end Scorers1st client Mark Peter Hof scored 2 points and grabbed 3 rebounds in 8 minutes.

 

 

Written by giantinthepaint

October 30, 2011 at 9:03 pm

Cory Johnson joins WCAA Giants Bergen op Zoom (DBL)

leave a comment »

Power Forward Cory Johnson has signed a one year deal with WCAA Giants in the Dutch Basketball League. Cory comes from Valparaiso University where averaged 14.1 ppg and 4.4 rpg. With adding Cory Johnson to their roster the Giants bring in real scoring ability. His mobility and strength will cause distinct matchup problems to the opposing teams. His athletic ability and agresiveness make him a very good defender. Technical Manager Marcel Lohr states ” His strength combined with his athletic ability give us some real fysical strenght in the paint”

Written by giantinthepaint

July 20, 2011 at 7:13 pm

Ross and Henry Bekkering choose Magixx (DBL)

leave a comment »

Matrixx playing for Kids Rights signed Scorers1st clients Ross and Henry Bekkering for the upcoming season. Henry is returning to Nijmegen after he played for finalist Gasterra Flames, Ross Bekkering is moving from champion ZZ Leiden to Nijmegen. De Bekkering brothers grew up in Canada, but carry a dutch passport as well. There was lots of interest for the Bekkerings after they both played the finals in Holland. The Bekkering brothers choose to play in Nijmegen this year because of the uptempo style of play of the team and because the team of Nijmegen gave them the opportunity to play in the same team. 

Henry played in the Eurocup and Euroleague for the Flames last year and averaged 4.3 pnts and 2.5 rebounds in 13.7 minutes a game  in the regular season.

Ross averaged 11.1 ppg and 5.5 rpg en shot his 2pt shots at a 56.8% percentage. He also played in the Eurochallenge.

Written by giantinthepaint

July 8, 2011 at 12:25 pm

Mark Peter Hof and Valentijn Lietmeijer join Lasaulec Aris (DBL)

leave a comment »

Mark Peter Hof and Valentijn Lietmeijer are going to suit up for Lasaulec Aris next season. Both are talents coming from the youthprogram of Gasterra Flames. Both Lietmeijer and Hof convinced coach Erik Braal during an individual workout in Leeuwarden with which they earned a one year contract. Hof (21) is a 2.00 m tall powerforward was part of the Gasterra Flames squad that lost the finals this year. Lietmeijer (20) wil be playing the shooting guard position and played for the U20 team in Groningen.