Kees Akerboom Sr.

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Kees Akerboom Sr.
Kees Akerboom (1980).jpg
Akerboom, in 1980.
Personal information
Born (1952-04-18) 18 April 1952 (age 68)
Haarlem, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Listed height2.01 m (6 ft 7 in)
Career information
Playing career1969–1986
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Number12
Career history
1969–1975 Flamingo's Haarlem
1975–1985 EBBC Den Bosch
1985–1986 Virtus Werkendam
Career highlights and awards

Kees Akerboom Sr. (born 18 April 1952) is a retired Dutch basketball player. Akerboom is the father of Kees Akerboom Jr., who also played as a professional basketball player in the Eredivisie. [1]

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Club career

Akerboom played with EBBC Den Bosch, with whom he reached a FIBA Saporta Cup Final in 1979.

Dutch national team

As a member of the senior Dutch national basketball team, Akerboom led the 1977 EuroBasket in scoring, averaging 27 points per game. His performance earned him a selection to the EuroBasket All-Tournament Team. Akerboom is 2nd on the all-time list of games played for the senior Dutch national team, with 182 appearances. Only Toon van Helfteren, has played more games, with 207.

Honours

As a professional player: [2]

With the senior Netherlands national basketball team:

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References

  1. The name Akerboom is a double handicap at gelderlander.nl (in Dutch)
  2. "Holland – Hall of Fame". Eurobasket.com. Retrieved 2014-07-05.