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Basketball players Donar for fifth times winner of the Dutch cup

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Basketball players Donar for fifth times winner of the Dutch cup

The basketball players of Donar have Sunday for the third time in the last four years and for the fifth time in total, the Dutch cup winner.

The team from Groningen was in the final in your own house with a 78-58 clearly too strong for Landstede Basketball Zwolle.

Donar knew in a sold out Game (4.310 spectators) a bad start and stood after the first quarter with 15-20 behind. Then took the team to the reins and was, above all, to better defend.

Landstede knew in the second quarter, but eight points, which makes the formation of coach Herman van den Belt to rest against a backlog of 38-28 looked at. The team from Zwolle came back slightly in the third quarter (51-43), but the victory of the people in Groningen was never really in danger.

At Donar finished four players in the double digits in regards to points: Lance Jeter (16), Arvin Slagter (16), Chase Fieler (15) and Drago Pasalic (13).

Record

Donar won the cup earlier in 2005, 2011, 2014 and 2015. Last year the prize went to SPM Shoeters from Den Bosch in the final battle just was too strong for Care and Security Lead. Den Bosch is with seven bekerzeges record holder.

Donar is also the reigning champion. The team of coach Erik Braal has this season in the league only twice lost, one of which was of Landstede, and is 46 points from 25 matches already sure of the first place and thus home advantage throughout the play-offs for the title.

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