2016–17 NBB Cup

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MartiniPlaza hosted the Cup Final
Competition details
Season 2016–17
Teams 52
Final positions
Champions Donar (5th title)
Runners-up Landstede
2017–18

The 2016–17 NBB Cup (Dutch : 2016–17 NBB-Beker) was the 49th edition of the Netherlands' national basketball cup tournament. Donar won its fifth national cup title. [1]

The NBB Cup is an annual cup competition for Dutch basketball teams organized by the Nationale Basketbal Bond (NBB). Every team in the Netherlands can participate by signing up for the preliminary rounds. Professional basketball teams from the Dutch Basketball League (DBL) enter the tournament in the fourth round. From 1977 until 1990 professional teams were not allowed to participate in the competition.

Dutch language A West Germanic language

Dutch(Nederlands ) is a West Germanic language spoken by around 24 million people as a first language and 5 million people as a second language, constituting the majority of people in the Netherlands and Belgium. It is the third-most-widely spoken Germanic language, after its close relatives English and German.

Netherlands Constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Europe

The Netherlands is a country located in Northwestern Europe with some overseas territories. In Europe, it consists of 12 provinces that border Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, with maritime borders in the North Sea with Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom. Together with three island territories in the Caribbean Sea—Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba—it forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The official language is Dutch, but a secondary official language in the province of Friesland is West Frisian.

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Format

In the first, second and third round teams from the Dutch second, third and fourth division participate. From the fourth round, teams from the Dutch Basketball League (DBL) enter the competition. [2] Quarter- and semi-finals are played in a two-legged format. When a team form a tier lower than the DBL played a DBL team, one win is sufficient for the latter to advance to the next round.

Dutch Basketball League sports league

The Dutch Basketball League (DBL), formerly the Eredivisie, is the highest professional basketball league in the Netherlands. The league has a closed system. To participate, a team has to have enough money and potential. The league began in 1960 as the Eredivisie and was organized by the NBB and later the FEB. In 1977 the league introduced the play-offs. As of 2019, the Dutch Basketball League consists of ten teams and plays under the FIBA rules.

Bracket

 
Fourth round
8 December–18 January
Quarterfinals
11 January–7 February
Semifinals
22 February–8 March
Final
26 March
 
                      
 
 
 
 
New Heroes 83
 
 
 
Donar 95
 
Donar 8069149
 
 
 
ZZ Leiden 4959 108
 
Landslake Lions 69
 
 
 
ZZ Leiden 89
 
Donar 9392 185
 
 
 
Apollo Amsterdam 6162 123
 
De Groene Uilen65
 
 
 
Apollo Amsterdam 95
 
Apollo Amsterdam 8998187
 
 
 
Aris Leeuwarden 8789 176
 
Grasshoppers 69
 
 
 
Aris Leeuwarden 93
 
Donar 78
 
 
 
Landstede 58
 
Virtus 76
 
 
 
Challenge Sports Rotterdam 100
 
Challenge Sports Rotterdam 8973162
 
 
 
BSW 6274 136
 
EVBV Octopus50
 
 
 
BSW 110
 
Challenge Sports Rotterdam 7971150
 
 
 
Landstede 8372 155
 
Red Giants Meppel 51
 
 
 
Landstede 85
 
Landstede 81081
 
 
 
BV Groningen 49049
 
Trajanum62
 
 
BV Groningen 65
 

Final

26 March 2017 Donar 7858 Landstede Groningen
14:00 GMT+1Scoring by quarter: 15–20, 23–8, 13–15, 27–15
RTV Noord Pts: Slagter, Jeter 16
Rebs: Fieler 11
Asts: Cunningham 7
Boxscore Pts: Yoho 15
Rebs: Oudendag 14
Asts: Tiller 4
Arena: MartiniPlaza
Attendance: 4,350
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Landstede

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References

  1. "Donar grijpt basketbalbeker ten koste van Landstede" [Donar takes basketball cup over Landstede] (in Dutch). Nos.nl. 26 March 2017. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  2. "Loting NBB-Beker 2017-18" [Draw NBB Cup 2017–2018](PDF) (in Dutch). Basketball.nl. Retrieved 28 November 2017.