Arvin Slagter

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Arvin Slagter
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Slagter playing for Leiden in 2011
Free agent
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1985-10-19) 19 October 1985 (age 35)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Career information
Playing career2003–present
Career history
2003–2007 Rotterdam
2007–2010 West-Brabant Giants
2010–2013 ZZ Leiden
2013–2014 Donar
2014–2016 Den Bosch
2016–2019Donar
Career highlights and awards

Arvin Slagter (born 19 September 1985) is a Dutch professional basketball player who currently plays for the 3X3 Team Amsterdam.

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Slagter also played for several other Dutch 5vs5 teams in his career, including Rotterdam, Bergen op Zoom, Leiden and Groningen. Slagter usually plays the point guard or shooting guard position and is also a member of the Dutch national basketball team since 2006. [1] He is currently a member of the 3X3 Dutch National Team. Slagter is the all-time leader in assists (1,614) in the Dutch Basketball League. [2]

Career

Rotterdam (2003–2007)

Slagter played his first seasons for Rotterdam Basketbal. In 2006 he was named the MVP under 23.

West-Brabant Giants (2007–2010)

Slagter left Rotterdam in 2007 for WCAA Giants in Bergen op Zoom. In 2010 he reached the DBL Finals with the Giants.

ZZ Leiden (2010–2013)

After the 2009–10 season Slagter went to Leiden to play for Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden. In three seasons with Leiden he won the DBL twice, the Dutch Supercup twice and the NBB Cup once.

GasTerra Flames (2013–2014)

Slagter left the defending champion Leiden and signed with GasTerra Flames (formerly Donar) from Groningen for the 2013–14 season. [3] He won the NBB Cup with the Flames and got the top seed in the DBL. Slagter averaged 8.8 points and 4.4 assists in 24.6 minutes per game in the DBL regular season. [4] He also was the league leader in three point percentage, as he was shooting .500 from behind the arc. On April 21, 2014 Slagter was named the best player in the Netherlands, by receiving the DBL Most Valuable Player Award. [5] Slagter was the first Dutch MVP since Peter van Paassen in 2009.

After the Playoffs, in which Flames beat Amsterdam, Leiden and Den Bosch Slagter was named Playoffs MVP. [6] He averaged 8.9 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 14 playoff games. [7]

Den Bosch (2014–2016)

On 8 July 2014, Slagter signed a 2-year contract with SPM Shoeters Den Bosch. [8]

Donar (2016–2019)

On 8 July 2016, Slagter signed a 1-year contract with Donar, which he previously played for in the 2013–14 season, when the team was named "GasTerra Flames". [9] In the 2016–17 season, Slagter was named DBL Sixth Man of the Year. [10] In April 2017, Slagter extended his contract with 2 more years. [11]

In the 2017–18 season, Slagter won his second Sixth Man of the Year Award. [12]


3X3 (2019 - now)

Member of the 3X3 Team Amsterdam and Team NL

International career

Slagter playing for the Netherlands in 2016 Arvin Slagter NL.jpg
Slagter playing for the Netherlands in 2016

In 2006, Slagter made his debut for the Netherlands national basketball team. He played at EuroBasket 2015, and averaged 4.4 points and 2.6 assists per game.

Honors

Club

2010–11, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2016–17
2011–12, 2013–14, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18
2011, 2012, 2015, 2016

Individual awards

Player profile

Slagter is known as a three-point specialist with a high basketball IQ and excellent court vision. He is also praised for his leadership capability in the Netherlands, as he was part of championship teams with different clubs in the DBL. [13]

Personal

Slagter is the son of a Dutch father and a Surinamese mother.

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