|Born||7 April 1967|
|Listed height||1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|1996–1997||EBBC Den Bosch|
|Career highlights and awards|
Rolf Franke (born 7 April 1967) is a Dutch retired basketball player and current coach. As a player, Franke played for multiple clubs in the Netherlands and he represented the Dutch national basketball team in 60 games as well.
He is the son of Wim Franke and father of Yannick Franke, both basketball players as well.
As a player, Franke won the Dutch Eredivisie title eight times, while winning the NBB Cup four times.
On 11 June 2018, Franke signed a one-year contract to become the head coach of ZZ Leiden.On 31 March 2019, Franke won the NBB Cup with Leiden, the club's first trophy since 2013. On 24 April 2019, it was announced that Franke won the DBL Coach of the Year.
On 5 July 2019, Leiden announced that Franke was returning for a second season.After the 2019–20 season was cancelled early due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Leiden decided not to extend Franke's contract.
Geert Hendrik Hammink is a retired Dutch professional basketball player and current coach. He is the current head coach of ZZ Leiden. He was selected by the Orlando Magic in the first round of the 1993 NBA Draft. Hammink played for the Magic and had a small stint with the Golden State Warriors in 3 NBA seasons. In his NBA career, Hammink appeared in 8 games and scored a total of 14 points. He played college basketball at Louisiana State University (LSU).
Donar, also known as Donar Groningen, is a professional basketball club based in Groningen, Netherlands. The club competes in the Dutch Basketball League (DBL) and its home arena is MartiniPlaza, which has a seating capacity of 4,350 people. Due to sponsorship reasons the club was also known as GasTerra Flames and Capitals during the 2000s.
Feyenoord Basketball is a Dutch professional basketball club based in Rotterdam. The team plays in the Dutch Basketball League (DBL) and plays its home games at the Topsportcentrum next to De Kuip in Rotterdam. It is the basketball section of the football club Feyenoord.
Kees Akerboom Jr. is a retired Dutch basketball player. Kees is the son of Kees Akerboom Sr., a former successful professional basketball player as well. During the majority of his career, Akerboom played with Den Bosch, which he won three DBL championships with. He also played for the Netherlands national basketball team during his career.
Drago Pašalić is a Croatian former professional basketball player. Standing at 2.08 m, he played both power forward and center positions. In the beginning of his career he played for the Croatian national team. He is a one-time Croatian League and two-time Dutch League champion.
Arvin Slagter is a Dutch professional basketball player who last played for Donar in the Dutch Basketball League (DBL).
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Carrington Love is an American professional basketball player who last played for ZZ Leiden of the Dutch Basketball League (DBL). Love played college basketball for Green Bay from 2012 until 2016.
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Rienk Johannes Mast is a Dutch basketball player who currently plays for the Bradley Braves. Standing at 205 cm, Mast usually plays the power forward or center position.
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The 2019–20 ZZ Leiden season was the 14th season in the existence of the club. The club is known for sponsorship reasons as Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden. The club will play in the Dutch Basketball League (DBL) and NBB Cup. It will also play in the FIBA Europe Cup.