Name Kees Sr.
1985– BC Virtus Werkendam
|1975–1985 EBBC Den Bosch|
Role Basketball Player
|Born April 18, 1952Haarlem, Netherlands|
1969–1975 Levi\'s Flamingo\'s Haarlem
Return of the Legends: Kees Akerboom sr.
Kees Akerboom Sr. (born April 18, 1952) is a former Dutch basketball player. He played for EBBC Den Bosch, with whom he reached a Saporta Cup final in 1979. Akerboom is the father of Kees Akerboom Jr., who also played as a professional player in the Eredivisie.
Dutch national team
As a member of the Dutch national basketball team, he led the 1977 Eurobasket in scoring, averaging 27 points per game. His performance earned him a selection in the All-Tournament Team. Akerboom is 2nd on the all-time list of games played for the Dutch team, with 182 appearances. Only Toon van Helfteren has played more games, 207.
As a professional player:
With the Netherlands national basketball team:
ReferencesKees Akerboom Sr. Wikipedia
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