Dutch Basketball League awards, honours, and leaders
In basketball, an assist is a pass to a teammate that directly leads to a score by field goal.The Dutch Basketball League's (DBL) assist title is awarded to the player with the highest assists per game average in a given regular season. The assists title was first recognized in the 1985–1986 season when statistics on assists were first compiled.
|Name of the player and number of times they had won the award at that point (if more than one)|
|Name of the club and the number of times a player of it has won the award (if more than one)|
|Denotes player who is still active in the DBL|
|Assists per game|
|1985–86||Marco de Waard||Netherlands||Den Helder|
|1986–87||Toon van Helfteren||Netherlands||DAS Delft|
|1987–88||Jeroen Talens||Netherlands||Red Giants Meppel|
|1988–89||Terry Coner||United States||DAS Delft|
|1989–90||John Emanuels||United States||Delft|
|1990–91||Maury Selvin||United States||Donar|
|1991–92||Cees van Rootselaar||Netherlands||Den Helder|
|1992–93||Cees van Rootselaar (2)||Netherlands||Den Helder|
|1993–94||Cees van Rootselaar (3)||Netherlands||Den Helder|
|1994–95||Cees van Rootselaar (4)||Netherlands||Den Helder|
|1995–96||Cees van Rootselaar (5)||Netherlands||Den Helder|
|1996–97||Tony Miller||United States||Den Helder|
|1997–98||Tony Miller (2)||United States||Den Helder|
|1998–99||Albert Johnson||United States||Donar|
|1999–00||Ed Norvell||United States||Virtus|
|2000–01||Ed Norvell (2)||United States||Den Bosch|
|2001–02||Scott Ungerer||United States||Landstede Zwolle|
|2002–03||Gregory Harris||United States||BSW Weert|
|2003–04||Gregory Harris (2)||United States||BSW Weert|
|2004–05||Tony Miller (3)||United States||Omniworld Almere|
|2005–06||Taron Downey||United States||BSW Weert|
|2007–08||Jesse Kimbrough||United States||Aris Leeuwarden|
|2009–09||Matt Bauscher||United States||Aris Leeuwarden|
|2009–10||Torey Thomas||United States||Matrixx Magixx|
|2010–11||Frank Turner||United States||EiffelTowers Den Bosch|
|2011–12||Frank Turner (2)||United States||EiffelTowers Den Bosch|
|2012–13||Whit Holcomb-Faye||United States||Aris Leeuwarden|
|2013–14||Emmanuel Ubilla||Puerto Rico||Den Helder Kings|
|2014–15||Lance Jeter||United States||Donar|
|2015–16||Nigel Van Oostrum ^||United Kingdom||Aris Leeuwarden|
|2016–17||Lance Jeter (2)||United States||Donar|
|2017–18||Carrington Love||United States||ZZ Leiden|
|2018–19||Maurice Watson, Jr.||United States||ZZ Leiden|
|2019–20||Tayler Persons||United States||ZZ Leiden|
|2020–21||Austin Luke||United States||Yoast United|
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