2009–10 Dutch Basketball League

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Dutch Basketball League
GasTerra Flames holding trophy after winning the Eredivisie.jpg
Players of GasTerra Flames celebrating winning the DBL title
Competition details
Season2009–10
Teams 10
Final positions
Top seed GasTerra Flames
Champions GasTerra Flames (4th title)
Runners-up WCAA Giants
Awards
MVP Flag of the United States.svg Danny Gibson
Statistical leaders
Index Rating Flag of the United States.svg Elijah Palmer 21.1
Points Flag of the United States.svg Danny Gibson 18.8
Rebounds Flag of the Netherlands.svg Patrick Hilliman 10.1
Assists Flag of the United States.svg Torey Thomas 7.2
2010–11

The 2009–10 Dutch Basketball League (DBL) was the 50th season of the Dutch Basketball League, the highest professional basketball league in the Netherlands. GasTerra Flames dominated throughout the regular season and lost just three games. Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden player Danny Gibson was league top scorer and won the Most Valuable Player award. [1] GasTerra Flames eventually won its third title in team history, by beating World Class Aviation Academy Giants 4–1 in the playoff finals. [2]

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It was the first year the league was named the Dutch Basketball League (DBL), after previously being known as the Eredivisie.

Teams

TeamCityArenaHead coach
ABC Amsterdam Amsterdam Sporthallen Zuid Flag of the Netherlands.svg Ferry Steenmetz
WCAA Giants Bergen op Zoom Sporthal Boulevard Flag of the Netherlands.svg Erik Braal
EiffelTowers Den Bosch 's-Hertogenbosch Maaspoort Flag of the United States.svg Don Beck
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Maarten van Gent (ad. int.)
GasTerra Flames Groningen Martiniplaza Flag of the Netherlands.svg Marco van den Berg
De Friesland Aris Leeuwarden Sporthal Kalverdijkje Flag of the United States.svg Pete Miller
Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden Leiden Vijf Meihal Flag of the Netherlands.svg Toon van Helfteren
Matrixx Magixx Nijmegen De Horstacker Flag of the Netherlands.svg Michael Schuurs
Rotterdam Challengers Rotterdam Topsportcentrum Rotterdam Flag of the Netherlands.svg Zlatko Jezerkic
Upstairs Weert Weert Sporthal Boshoven Flag of the Netherlands.svg Olivier van Kempen
Landstede Zwolle ZBC Hal Flag of the Netherlands.svg Adriaan van Bergen

Regular season

PosTeamPldWLPFPAPDPtsQualification or relegation
1 GasTerra Flames 3633331262580+54666Qualification for playoffs
2 WCAA Giants 36241229152619+29648
3 EiffelTowers Den Bosch 36241229632751+21248
4 Matrixx Magixx 36231328932677+21646
5 ZZ Leiden 36221428362685+15144
6 De Friesland Aris 361917288729001338
7 ABC Amsterdam 361422257126588728
8 Upstairs Weert 2612142687297729024
9 Landstede 365312537295541810
10 Rotterdam Challengers 36432229129046138
Source: DBL

Playoffs

Scene of the playoff final between GasTerra Flames and WCAA Giants Tim Blue Thomas Koenis 2010-05-25.jpg
Scene of the playoff final between GasTerra Flames and WCAA Giants

The playoffs started on 22 April and ended 25 May 2010. The winner of the playoffs was crowned Dutch national champion. In the quarterfinals a best-of-three format is used, while in the semifinals and finals are played in respectively a best-of-five format and best-of-seven format. The higher seeded team had home advantage and played games one, three, five and seven (if possible) at home. Small bold numbers indicate team seeding.

 
Quarterfinals
22–25 April
Semifinals
1–13 May
Finals
15–25 May
 
                            
 
 
 
 
1 GasTerra Flames 10677
 
 
 
8 Upstairs Weert 6861
 
1 GasTerra Flames 6779678880
 
 
 
5 ZZ Leiden 7674639070
 
4 Matrixx Magixx 6262
 
 
 
5 ZZ Leiden 6794
 
1 GasTerra Flames 8980846079
 
 
 
2 WCAA Giants 6576796274
 
2 WCAA Giants 7178
 
 
 
7 ABC Amsterdam 5474
 
2 WCAA Giants 93929583
 
 
 
6 De Friesland Aris 80779771
 
3 EiffelTowers Den Bosch 8275
 
 
6 De Friesland Aris 8587
 

Source: Eurobasket

Statistical leaders

CategoryPlayerTeamStatistics
Points per game Flag of the United States.svg Danny Gibson Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden 18.8
Rebounds per game Flag of the Netherlands.svg Patrick Hilliman Rotterdam Challengers 10.1
Assists per game Flag of the United States.svg Torey Thomas Matrixx Magixx 7.2
Steals per game Flag of the United States.svg Torey ThomasMatrixx Magixx2.9
Blocks per game Flag of the United States.svg James Hughes Matrixx Magixx1.7

Awards

Most Valuable Player

All-Star Team

Rookie of the Year

Coach of the Year

Statistical Player of the Year

In European competitions

ClubCompetitionResultW–LRef
ABC Amsterdam EuroChallenge Regular season
0–6
[3]
EiffelTowers Den Bosch Last 16
6–6
[4]

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