SPM Shoeters Den Bosch

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SPM Shoeters Den Bosch
SPM Shoeters Den Bosch logo
Nickname EBBC
Leagues

Netherlands DBL

European Union FIBA EuroChallenge
Founded 1952
History EBBC
Sperry Remington
Remington Den Bosch
Falcon Jeans Den Bosch
Nashua Den Bosch
Pro-Specs Den Bosch
Canoe Jeans Den Bosch
America Today Den Bosch
Libertel Dolphins
Canoe Jeans EBBC
Tulip Den Bosch
EiffelTowers Den Bosch
SPM Shoeters Den Bosch
Arena Maaspoort Sports and Events
(2,800 seats)
Location Netherlands 's-Hertogenbosch
Team colors

Black, silver, white

              
President Netherlands Albert Dominicus
Head coach Netherlands Sam Jones
Championships

Also See Trophies

15 Dutch Championships
6 Dutch Cups
1 Dutch Supercup
1 Ricoh Cup
1 Haarlem Basketball Week
Website www.SPMShoeters.nl
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

SPM Shoeters Den Bosch is a Dutch professional basketball team that plays in the Dutch Basketball League, the highest professional league in the Netherlands. The team has won a record 15 Dutch championships. The team has also been a regular at international competitions, lastly when it played in the 2013–14 EuroChallenge. Den Bosch plays their home games at the Maaspoort Sports end Events in 's-Hertogenbosch.

History[edit]

On 18 October 1952, 's-Hertogenbosch's first Basketball Club (EBBC) was founded by Cees Vossen, Tom van der Leur, Hans van Oorschot and Frans van de Wiel. In 1962 it played in the Eredivisie for the first time, but not very successful. Subsequently the team degraded again.

Decades later, EiffelTowers The Bosch was established in June 2005 and comes from two other Eredivisie clubs, namely EBBC Den Bosch ( Eerste Bossche Basketball Club) and EiffelTowers Nijmegen. The club has one of the largest budgets in the Netherlands, and with that they were able to attract good players like Leon Rodgers. In their first season they had immediate success by winning the Dutch Championship title. The year after that (2006–2007) EiffelTowers The Bosch would win the title again after a clean sweep against the Matrixx Magixx from Nijmegen, after just losing four games in the regular season. The two following years, Den Bosch reaches the finals, but loses twice to ABC Amsterdam. In 2012 the club won their 15th Dutch championship, after beating ZZ Leiden in a best-of-seven-series. After 13 years playing as the EiffelTowers, the club changed its name to SPM Shoeters in 2013. Along with the name change the club changed the team colors to black, after playing in red since 2000.

Logos[edit]

Trophies[edit]

National[edit]

Dutch Championships (15x)
1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2006, 2007, 2012
Runner-up: 1982, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2014

NBB Cups (6x)
1993, 2000, 2002, 2008, 2009, 2013

Dutch SuperCup (1x)
2013
Runner-up: 2012

Ricoh Cup (1x)
2000

International[edit]

Euroleague (0x)
Final Poule: 1980, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1987

European Cup Winners' Cup (0x)
Runner-up: 1979

Intercontinental Cup (0x)
Runner-up: 1982 (Jones Cup)

EuroChallenge (0x)
Top 16: 2009, 2010

Friendly[edit]

Haarlem Basketball Week (1x)
2006
Runner-up: 1986, 1988

Current roster[edit]

SPM Shoeters Den Bosch roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PF 7 Netherlands Wessels, Stefan 70002029999999999992.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 7002100000000000000100 kg (220 lb) 30 – (1984-04-13)April 13, 1984
PG 9 Netherlands Schilder, Mike 70001830000000000001.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 700177000000000000077 kg (170 lb) 20 – (1994-05-26)May 26, 1994
SF 12 Netherlands Akerboom, Kees (C) 70002000000000000002.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 700190000000000000090 kg (198 lb) 31 – (1983-12-20)December 20, 1983
C 15 Netherlands Aarts, Marcel 70002140000000000002.14 m (7 ft 0 in) 7002104000000000000104 kg (229 lb) 31 – (1983-08-09)August 9, 1983
PF 10 Netherlands de Pagter, Ralf 70002000000000000002.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 700180000000000000080 kg (176 lb) 25 – (1989-07-22)July 22, 1989
G 4 Netherlands Slagter, Arvin 70001960000000000001.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 700194000000000000094 kg (207 lb) 29 – (1985-10-19)October 19, 1985
G 8 United States Denson, Chris 70001880000000000001.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 700182000000000000082 kg (181 lb) 23 – (1991-09-17)September 17, 1991
PG 11 United States Curry, Brandyn 70001900000000000001.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 700188000000000000088 kg (194 lb) 23 – (1991-10-02)October 2, 1991
C 6 United States Johnson, Reggie 70002080000000000002.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
G 5 Netherlands Nguyen, Vincent 70001780000000000001.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 19 – (1995-09-29)September 29, 1995
G/F 14 Netherlands de Vries, Pim 70001930000000000001.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 19 – (1995-06-13)June 13, 1995
PF 13 Netherlands Adriaans, Frerik 70001990000000000001.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 19 – (1995-02-10)February 10, 1995
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: 16/11/2014

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Results[edit]

Season Tier League Pos. Postseason Dutch cup European competitions
1996–97 1 DBL 1 Champion 2 Saporta Cup – Group stage
1997–98 1 DBL 4 Semifinalist 2 Saporta Cup – Group stage
1998–99 1 DBL 4 Semifinalist
1999–00 1 DBL 2 Quarterfinalist Winner
2000–01 1 DBL 2 Semifinalist
2001–02 1 DBL 6 Quarterfinalist Winner
2002–03 1 DBL 5 Semifinalist
2003–04 1 DBL 4 Runner-up
2004–05 1 DBL 4 Quarterfinalist
2005–06 1 DBL 1 Champion 4th round 4 EuroCup Challenge – Top 16
2006–07 1 DBL 1 Champion 4th round 2 ULEB Cup – Regular season
2007–08 1 DBL 2 Finalist Winner 2 ULEB Cup – Regular season
2008–09 1 DBL 2 Finalist Winner 3 EuroChallenge – Top 16
2009–10 1 DBL 3 Quarterfinalist Quarterfinalist 3 EuroChallenge – Top 16
2010–11 1 DBL 3 Semifinalist Semifinalist
2011–12 1 DBL 3 Champion Quarterfinalist
2012–13 1 DBL 1 Semifinalist Winner
2013–14 1 DBL 2 Runner–up Semifinalist 3 EuroChallenge – Regular season

Notable players[edit]

To appear in this section a player must have either: played at least one season for the club, set a club record or won an individual award while at the club, played at least one official international match for their national team at any time or performed very successfully during period in the club or at later/previous stages of his career.

Notable former coaches[edit]

External links[edit]