Tag: Hans Vanwijn

Belgian Players Abroad

Hans Vanwijn signs with Dijon

It’s becoming somewhat of a tradition in Belgian basketball that the Belgian Player of the Year moves abroad the following season and Hans Vanwijn is continuing that trend as he has now signed a deal with Dijon (France) for the upcoming season. “I’ve been following Vanwijn for the past 2 seasons after we’ve encountered him…


2019-’20 EMBL Awards

Hans Vanwijn from the Antwerp Giants has been elected as the 2019-’20 EMBL Belgian Player of the Year. In 14 games Vanwijn recorded averages of 12.8 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 2.9 apg, 0.5 spg & 0.4 bpg. Seppe D’espallier from the Leuven Bears has been elected as the 2019-’20 EMBL Belgian Youngster of the Year. The…


Antwerp Giants win Belgian Cup

The Telenet Giants Antwerp have prolonged their Belgian Cup title as they defeated Spirou Basket Charleroi with the 83-78 final score. The Giants really made the difference in an excellent third quarter and headed into the final quarter they were holding on to a 68-56 lead. Spirou fought back however and slowly but surely closed the gap and with…


Player Profile: Hans Vanwijn

“Coming back stronger”. That seems to be the motivation which drives Hans Vanwijn this season. The 2015-’16 Belgian Youngster of the Year who had been on a steady climb ever since joining the EuroMillions Basketball League in 2013 unexpectedly saw his rise grind to a halt last season when his numbers dropped significantly and although his team…


Giants get their first win in Champions League

The Telenet Giants Antwerp have got their first win of the Champions League Regular season as they defeated Bandirma with the 93-90 final score. Luka Rupnik led the Giants with his 22 pts & 3 rebs, while Ibrahima Fall Faye finished with the 16 pts & 10 rebs double-double and also added 4 blks & 3 stls. Victor…


Giants qualify for Champions League Regular Season

Despite losing the second game of their Champions League Qualification Round at Sodertalje with the 68-73 score, the Telenet Giants Antwerp have qualified for the regular season of the Champions League. Vincent Kesteloot led the Giants in scoring with 18 pts and also grabbed 4 rebs. David Dudzinski added 11 pts & 7 rebs, while Hans Vanwijn finished with 10 pts, 4…