Leiden fell one point shy of the 15-point victory they needed to pip Kataja Basket to third place in Group G of the EuroChallenge.
The final day of the EuroChallenge Regular Season is a rare treat for all those who enjoy watching a straightforward do-or-die basketball clash, but hate bringing a calculator to the fight.
Cholet Basket's 75-67 victory over ZZ Leiden in their EuroChallenge Group G clash on Tuesday night was cause for celebration in Cholet, as well as in Aarhus, Denmark.
Tuesday 10 December brings us the fifth day of action in the Regular Season and represents a pivotal moment in the campaign of most of the teams that compete in the EuroChallenge.
ZZ Leiden get off the mark in Group G, inflicting hosts Bakken Bears a painful home loss in the process.
ZZ Leiden have kept their EuroChallenge aspirations alive, coming from behind to defeat Group G rivals Bakken Bears 81-79.
All 32 participating teams are in action in the EuroChallenge this week, which marks the start of the second half of the Regular Season.
Rakvere Tarvas have reason to be optimistic about the second half of their EuroChallenge Regular Season campaign after completing two new signings to bolster their roster.
Kataja Basket showed no mercy as they piled up the scoreline in the fourth quarter en route to a 77-63 victory over Leiden in Group G of EuroChallenge.
We break down the Game Day 3 clashes in EuroChallenge Regular Season groups E through H, where two teams aim to maintain their perfect record this week.
Cholet Basket cruised to a 74-52 win over ZZ Leiden as they collected their first win Group G of EuroChallenge in convincing fashion.
Bakken Bears Aarhus launched a stunning fourth quarter rally to snatch a 62-61 victory at ZZ Leiden in the final seconds of their EuroChallenge Group G opener.
Returning to the top tier of Dutch basketball in 2006, ZZ Leiden underwent a meteoric rise to consistently become one of the Netherlands' leading teams. One of the pillars of that success is Worthy De Jong.
The EuroChallenge 2013/14 Regular Season tips off on Tuesday and sees 32 clubs enter a race that will conclude with the Final Four of the competition in April.
Recently FIBA Europe TV caught up with Sean Cunningham and Toon Van Helfteren in Leiden to pick their minds on the aspirations of ZZ Leiden ahead of the up and coming EuroChallenge season.