2011–12 Dutch Basketball League

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Dutch Basketball League 2011-12
League Dutch Basketball League
Sport Basketball
Duration October 8, 2011
April 15, 2012
Regular season
Top seed Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden
Season MVP United States Seamus Boxley
(Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden)
Top scorer United States Tyrone Sally (18.5)
(Rotterdam Basketbal College)
Playoffs
Finals champions EiffelTowers Den Bosch
  Runners-up Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden
DBL seasons

The 2011-2012 Dutch Basketball League season was the 52nd season of the highest Dutch professional basketball league, the Dutch Basketball League. The regular season started on October 2011. EiffelTowers Den Bosch got its 15th national championship, after beating Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden 4 to 1 in the Finals. Seamus Boxley received the Most Valuable Player award this season.

It was the first season played with new rules about foreign players; all teams weren't allowed to have more than 4 foreign players on their roster.

Participants[edit]

Location of teams in the 2011-12 season

The league started with 8 teams in the 2011-12 season. WCAA Giants and ABC Amsterdam, quarterfinalist last year, didn't return because the clubs went bankrupt.

Regular season[edit]

Team Pld W L PF PA Diff Qualification
1 Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden 28 22 6 2100 1838 +262 Qualification for the second stage
2 GasTerra Flames 28 21 7 2094 1923 +171
3 EiffelTowers Den Bosch 28 21 7 2333 2015 +318
4 Magixx Playing for KidsRights 28 17 11 2237 2201 +36
5 Landstede Basketbal 28 12 16 2039 2001 +38
6 Lasaulec Aris 28 10 18 2176 2235 -59
7 Stepco BSW 28 5 23 1969 2236 -267 -
8 Rotterdam Basketbal College 28 4 24 1810 2309 -499

Second stage[edit]

Group A Pld W L PF PA Diff Qualification
1 Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden 4 3 1 312 293 +19 Qualification for the final stage
2 EiffelTowers Den Bosch 4 2 2 319 305 +14
3 Lasaulec Aris 4 1 3 289 322 -33 -
Group B Pld W L PF PA Diff Qualification
1 GasTerra Flames 4 3 1 324 292 +32 Qualification for the final stage
2 Landstede Basketbal 4 2 2 324 336 -12
3 Magixx Playing for KidsRights 4 1 3 323 343 -20 -

Final stage[edit]

  Semifinals Finals
                                 
  1  Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden 76 76 63 62    
5  Landstede Basketbal Zwolle 63 72 69 43    
  1  Zorg en Zekerheid Leiden 79 70 74 70 61
  3  EiffelTowers Den Bosch 81 85 77 65 65
2  GasTerra Flames Groningen 67 54 72 74 73
  3  EiffelTowers Den Bosch 54 80 49 81 74  
  • Home advantage was decided by the regulars season seeds of the teams. The home team in each series alternated each game.

Awards[edit]

Most Valuable Player

All-Star Team

Statistical Player of the Year

MVP Under 23

Rookie of the Year

Most Improved Player

Coach of the Year

External links[edit]