Cruickshank: Former Dinos hoopster Ross Bekkering wins Dutch title, then hangs up his high-tops


Yes, he retires.

Shockingly sudden – at least that’s how last month’s decision appears. In truth, the centre had been mulling over this move for years.

Now, at this very moment, it feels right.

“Gut instinct,” Bekkering, 28, says over a cup of coffee the other day. “It was tough … (because) I’m at the peak. That was one of the most difficult parts – last season was my best season.

“But I’m excited about the future. There’s the anxiety – unknown nervousness about what’s to come. That’s normal, too.”

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