The 29-year old Slagter has participated in three EuroBasket Division B campaigns and one Qualification Round (2012) before finally breaking through with his team in 2014. His solid shooting percentages and in particular the four assists he dished out per contest played a big part in the Netherlands' surprise qualification. Around the basketball scene in Netherlands for over a decade, Slagter has won four league titles, the last three in consecutive years with three different teams, making him a coveted ingredient for success. In 2014 he was MVP of the play-offs and regular season, as well as making the all-defence team. In his prime, Slagter will not only be a lynchpin for the coach but also look to push his team to a successful campaign in Zagreb.