2013 Spain Trip
Played in all four games, including one start against Aragon Select club team in Spain … Scored 12 points on the trip … Averaged 5.3 rebounds per game while playing 19.3 minutes per game … Grabbed at least five rebounds in all four games … Scored six points against Aragon Select.
Played his senior year at the prestigious Canarias Basketball Academy in Spain … Native of Groningen, Netherlands … Left-handed post player averaged a team-high 16.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game at the CBA … Very physical defender … Rated the ninth best international player at the National Prep School Invitational in Rhode Island in February of 2013 … Played high school basketball at N.H. Werkman College in Groningen, Netherlands prior to his final year at Canarias Basketball Academy … Ambassador for the Bas van de Goor Foundation, whose mission is to enhance the quality of life for people with diabetes through exercise and sport. … Uses his own experiences of being a basketball player with diabetes to show people that having diabetes does not have to mean you can’t chase and live your dreams.
Full name is Jordy Kuiper … Born June 2, 1995 … Son of Jan Kuiper and Ellis Merkelijn … Has one sister, Salina Kuiper … Undecided major.