Bakken Bears Rosters

2017-2018 Bakken Bears Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Birth City NBA Draft Status Nationality
5 DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell GF 6-5 200 24 Orlando (FL) 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
6 Sylvester Berg F 6-7 216 19 Aarhus 2020 NBA Draft Eligible Denmark
9 Tony Bishop F 6-7 220 28 Garland (TX) 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Panama
- Brandon Bolden F 6-11 215 24 Sumter (SC) 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
14 Chris Christoffersen C 7-2 277 38 Ronne 2002 NBA Draft, Undrafted Denmark
12 Jaye Crockett SF 6-7 200 26 Clovis (NM) 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
4 Adama Darboe G 6-2 190 31 Copenhagen 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted Denmark
11 Michel Diouf FC 6-10 200 28 Medina Gouna 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted Senegal
10 Nicolai Iversen F 6-9 232 38 Aarhus 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted Denmark
8 Darko Jukic F 6-6 207 27 Copenhagen 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted Denmark
13 David Kristensen F 6-10 210 19 Aarhus 2023 NBA Draft Eligible Denmark
13 Thomas Laerke SF 6-4 198 26 Copenhagen 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Denmark
Netherlands
- Jacob Meller Nielsen F 6-7 218 22 Aarhus 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted Denmark
- Mathias Nielsen SG 6-3 180 21 N/A 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted Denmark
- Alf Pedersen F 6-6 - 19 Aarhus 2020 NBA Draft Eligible Denmark
13 Morten Sahlertz F 6-6 211 28 Aarhus 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted Denmark
- Jacob Sinding Vistisen G 6-3 - 21 N/A 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted Denmark
- Marius Sorensen G 5-11 - 20 N/A 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted Denmark
15 Keane Thomann C 6-11 265 28 Olney (IL) 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
7 Doug Wiggins G 6-1 160 30 East Hartford (CT) 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

2017-2018 Bakken Bears Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Wiggins D. Akoon-Purcell J. Crockett D. Jukic M. Diouf
Rotation   A. Darboe T. Laerke T. Bishop  
Lim PT     M. Sahlertz S. Berg C. Christoffersen
Lim PT         N. Iversen

Recent Bakken Bears History

Season League Record Placement
2019-2020 Basketball Champions League - Qualification - N/A
2019-2020 Danish Basketligaen - N/A
2018-2019 Basketball Champions League - Qualification 4-1 N/A
2018-2019 FIBA Europe Cup 12-4 6th
2018-2019 Danish Basketligaen 32-3 1st
2017-2018 Basketball Champions League - Qualification 1-1 N/A
2017-2018 FIBA Europe Cup 10-8 4th
2017-2018 Danish Basketligaen 27-6 1st
2016-2017 Basketball Champions League 1-13 40th
2016-2017 Basketball Champions League - Qualification 2-0 N/A
2016-2017 Danish Basketligaen 34-5 1st
2015-2016 FIBA Europe Cup 7-5 28th
2015-2016 Danish Basketligaen 32-9 2nd
2014-2015 Eurochallenge 0-6 31st
2014-2015 Danish Basketligaen 32-8 2nd
2013-2014 Eurochallenge 4-8 12th
2013-2014 Danish Basketligaen 34-5 1st
2012-2013 Danish Basketligaen 31-11 1st
2011-2012 Danish Basketligaen 34-4 N/A

2017-2018 Bakken Bears Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jaye Crockett Danish Basketligaen Finals MVP (2018)
Jaye Crockett FIBA Europe Phase 2 Round 1 MVP (2018)

2017-2018 Bakken Bears Front Office

Staff Member Position
Steffen Wich Head Coach
Mathias Bach Assistant Coach
Mads Sigersted Assistant Coach
Line Hovgaard-Hansen Athletic Trainer
Jakob Freil Athletic Trainer
Jens Knudsen Physical Therapist
Rune Bottcher Physical Therapist

2017-2018 Bakken Bears Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell 49 29.4 18.2 5.0 3.9 1.7 0.1 2.4
Jaye Crockett 47 25.7 13.6 6.1 1.3 0.7 0.4 0.9
Tony Bishop 46 21.1 11.9 5.3 1.2 0.9 0.6 0.9
Michel Diouf 51 26.8 11.4 7.0 1.1 0.7 1.8 1.0
Darko Jukic 48 24.6 9.9 3.4 2.2 1.2 0.3 1.1
Doug Wiggins 49 22.3 7.5 2.6 4.3 1.5 0.1 2.1
Thomas Laerke 27 15.7 6.8 1.7 1.5 0.4 0.1 1.1
Adama Darboe 50 19.1 6.7 2.2 3.7 0.6 0.0 1.4
Mathias Nielsen 1 28.4 5.0 1.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0
Sylvester Berg 25 14.3 4.9 2.7 1.8 0.5 0.3 1.2
Keane Thomann 24 9.6 4.5 2.0 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.4
David Kristensen 15 11.7 4.3 2.3 0.9 0.4 0.3 0.5
Marius Sorensen 3 15.2 4.0 3.0 2.3 1.7 0.3 1.3
Nicolai Iversen 35 10.3 3.6 2.0 0.9 0.2 0.1 0.8
Morten Sahlertz 38 11.5 2.9 1.4 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.4
Jacob Meller Nielsen 2 6.7 2.5 1.5 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Alf Pedersen 11 8.0 2.5 1.2 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.6
Chris Christoffersen 43 7.2 2.4 1.9 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.4
Jacob Sinding Vistisen 1 9.1 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0