Dimeo van der Horst

Dimeo van der Horst (born 23 June 1991) is a Dutch 3x3 basketball player who plays for the Netherlands men's national 3x3 team.[1] Standing at 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in), Van der Horst primarily plays as point guard.

Dimeo van der Horst
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Van der Horst playing for the Netherlands in 2016
Free agent
PositionPoint guard
Personal information
Born (1991-06-23) 23 June 1991 (age 31)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
NationalityDutch
Listed height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Career information
Playing career2007–present
Career history
20072011ABC Amsterdam
2011–2012Matrixx Magixx
2012–2013GasTerra Flames
2013–2014Matrixx Magixx
20142019Apollo Amsterdam
Career highlights and awards

Born in Amsterdam, he played 11 seasons of professional basketball in the Dutch Basketball League for four different clubs.

Professional careerEdit

AmsterdamEdit

Van der Horst started his professional career in 2007 with Amsterdam Basketball, making his debut in a friendly game during the Haarlem Basketball Week, at age 16. He was given a place on the roster of the senior team in 2008–09 by coach Arik Shivek.

On 9 October 2008, Van der Horst made his debut in the Eredivisie, scoring 3 points against the West-Brabant Giants. He won the 2008 and 2009 national championship with Amsterdam. In 2011, the club was declared bankrupt, forcing Van der Horst to find a new club.

Matrixx MagixxEdit

Van der Horst signed with the West-Brabant Giants in July 2011.[2] However, the Giants were also dissolved after a bankruptcy, which led him to play for the Matrixx Magixx instead.

DonarEdit

Van der Horst played as the back-up point guard for Donar (then named GasTerra Flames) in the 2012–13 season.[3]

Return to the MagixxEdit

Van der Horst returned to the Magixx for a second stint in 2013, after agreeing with Donar to leave his contract one year early.[4]

Apollo AmsterdamEdit

In 2013, Van der Horst returned to Amsterdam to play for the new club Apollo Amsterdam. He was the starting point guard for Apollo in five seasons. In the 2016–17 season, he averaged a career-high 15.5 points per game.[5] On 21 December 2018, Van der Horst scored a career-high 35 points in a 91–89 home win over Rotterdam.[6] In his final season, he averaged 15.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game for Apollo.[5]

Netherlands national teamEdit

Van der Horst played for the Netherlands national basketball team at the EuroBasket 2017 qualification.

3x3 basketballEdit

Van der Horst played with the Netherlands men's national 3x3 team at the 2018 FIBA 3x3 World Cup, where he won a silver medal.[7] He also played at the 2019 FIBA 3x3 World Cup, where they finished seventh.[8] One year later, Van der Horst played at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, where they finished in the fifth place.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Profile – Eurobasket.com
  2. ^ "WCAA Giants verrast met komst Dimeo van der Horst". Omroep Brabant (in Dutch). 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2022-06-25.
  3. ^ DonarMuseum. "Dimeo van der Horst - DonarMuseum.nl". www.donarmuseum.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 2022-06-25.
  4. ^ "Van der Horst naar Magixx". www.rtvnoord.nl (in Dutch). 2013-08-09. Retrieved 2022-06-25.
  5. ^ a b "Dimeo van der Horst Basketbal statistieken Spelers Dossier - NBB Database, basketball statistieken". db.basketball.nl. Retrieved 2022-06-25.
  6. ^ Proballers. "Dimeo Van Der Horst's Basketball Records (Regular season)". Proballers. Retrieved 2022-06-25.
  7. ^ "Serbia and Italy win FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2018". FIBA.basketball. 19 April 2018. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Netherlands - FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2019". FIBA.basketball. Retrieved 2022-06-25.
  9. ^ "Tournament Summary" (PDF). olympics.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 July 2021. Retrieved 29 July 2021.

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