MartiniPlaza hosted the Cup Final
|Champions||Donar (5th title)|
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.
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.
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.
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.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.
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.
8 December–18 January
11 January–7 February
22 February–8 March
| Final |
|De Groene Uilen||65|
|Challenge Sports Rotterdam||100|
|Challenge Sports Rotterdam||89||73||162|
|Challenge Sports Rotterdam||79||71||150|
|Red Giants Meppel||51|
|26 March 2017||Donar||78–58||Landstede||Groningen|
|14:00 GMT+1||Scoring 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 |
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