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Play-Off bracket1

Baltic League Standings
Elite Division
 1. Zalgiris 16-2 
 2. Lietuvos Rytas 16-2 
 3. Ventspils 12-6 
 4. Siauliai 11-7 
 5. TU/Rock 9-9 
 6. VEF Riga 8-10 
 7. Kalev/Cramo 7-11 
 8. Valmiera 5-13 
 9. Liepaja 4-14 
 10. Nevezis 2-16 
Challenge Cup
Group A
 1. Norrkoping 6-2 
 2. Juventus 5-3 
 3. Sakalai 4-4 
 4. Techasas 4-4 
 5. Valga Welg 1-7 
Group B
 1. Perlas 6-2 
 2. Tallinna Kalev 5-3 
 3. Zemgale 4-4 
 4. Alytus Alita 3-5 
 5. Aisciai 2-6 
Group C
 1. Rudupis 6-2 
 2. TTU KK 5-3 
 3. Neptunas 5-3 
 4. Suduva 4-4 
 5. Keizarmezs 0-8
Norrkoping Dolphins triumph at BBL Challenge Cup (Photo:Kim Hellstram/F

Zalgiris beat the rivals Rytas (photo:bbl.net)
Season 2009-10
All Games
List of Players
Points Per Game
 Travis REED
  Tallinna Kalev
  (203-C-79)
  Avg: 21.6
 1. Reed, Tallinna Kalev21.6 
 2. Akognon, Kalev/Cr.19.5 
 3. Davis, Valmiera19.5 
 4. McCullough, VEF R.18.9 
 5. Tatarunas, Alytus A.18.8 
 6. Sirvydis, Sakalai18.3 
 7. Fisher, Kalev/Cr.18.0 
 8. Kelys, Perlas17.6 
 9. Gulbis, Zemgale17.5 
 10. Covington, Tallin.16.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Travis REED
  Tallinna Kalev
  (203-C-79)
  Avg: 10.1
 1. Reed, Tallinna Kalev10.1 
 2. Tatarunas, Alytus A.9.0 
 3. Fisher, Kalev/Cr.8.8 
 4. Valanciunas, Perlas8.3 
 5. Watson, Zalgiris8.3 
 6. Morrison, TU/Rock8.0 
 7. Cresnar, Valmiera7.7 
 8. Kojenets, Liepaja7.4 
 9. Vilkius, Neptunas7.1 
 10. Renfroe, VEF Riga7.1 
Assists Per Game
 Tomas GAIDAMAVICIUS
  Juventus
  (191-G-82)
  Avg: 7.4
 1. Gaidamaviciu., Juven.7.4 
 2. Renfroe, VEF Riga7.2 
 3. Grant, Norrkoping5.6 
 4. Popovic, Lietuvos.5.0 
 5. Maceina, Rudupis4.9 
 6. Jeromanovs, Liepa.4.5 
 7. Jomantas, Lietuv.4.5 
 8. Kelys, Perlas4.4 
 9. Gervin, Norrkoping4.4 
 10. Ezerskis, Techasas4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Nicholas COVINGTON
  Tallinna Kalev
  (188-G-85)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Covington, Tallin.2.4 
 2. Rannula, Valga Welg2.4 
 3. Vileita, Rudupis2.2 
 4. Bitinas, Neptunas2.2 
 5. Jomantas, Lietuv.2.2 
 6. Gaidamaviciu., Juven.2.2 
 7. Gervin, Norrkoping2.1 
 8. Renfroe, VEF Riga2.1 
 9. Tatarunas, Alytus A.2.0 
 10. McCullough, VEF R.1.9 
Blocks Per Game
 Kennyetta JOHNSON
  Kalev/Cramo
  (210-C-78)
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Johnson, Kalev/Cr.3.1 
 2. Valanciunas, Perlas2.3 
 3. Tatarunas, Alytus A.2.1 
 4. Silinskis, Nevezis1.6 
 5. Ezerskis, Techasas1.5 
 6. Toome, TTU K.1.4 
 7. Rozitis, Zemgale1.4 
 8. Davis, Valmiera1.4 
 9. Valanciunas, Lietuv.1.4 
 10. Pettway, Ventspils1.3 

   Norrkoping Dolphins (Season: 2009-2010)   
# Name CM (INCH) Pos Bo NAT
5 Drains Fred 195 (6'5'') F 71 USA-SWE
13 Gervin George 189 (6'3'') G 76 USA
11 Ayuba Oladapo 198 (6'6'') F 86 USA-ENG
8 Grant Kenneth 188 (6'2'') G 82 SWE
6 Kjellbom Joakim 213 (7'0'') C/F 79 SWE
15 McNaull Joseph 208 (6'10'') C 72 USA-POL
Whitworth Timothy 198 (6'6'') G/F 81 USA
7 Atanasoski Bojan 198 (6'6'') G 85 SRB-SWE
4 Riipinen Mikko 175 (5'9'') G 87 FIN-SWE
Nilsson Alexander 205 (6'9'') G 90 SWE
Gustafsson Daniel 198 (6'6'') F 80 SWE
10 Krantz Pontus 189 (6'3'') G 89 SWE
14 Rauge Fredrik 205 (6'9'') C 88 SWE
Davidsson Marcus 197 (6'6'') F 90 SWE
9 Saks Anton 200 (6'7'') G 89 SWE
12 Lindquist Mikael 193 (6'4'') G 83 SWE
Head Coach: Kelly Grant
Coach Assistant: Jesper Sundberg

   B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas (Season: 2009-2010)   
# Name CM (INCH) Pos Bo NAT
35 Watson Travis 203 (6'8'') F/C 81 USA
9 Kalnietis Mantas 196 (6'5'') G 86 LTU
15 Begic Mirza 215 (7'1'') C 85 BIH-SLO
14 Butkevicius Povilas 203 (6'8'') F 87 LTU
21 Milaknis Arturas 195 (6'5'') G 86 LTU
12 Klimavicius Tadas 204 (6'9'') F 82 LTU
20 Salenga Dainius 197 (6'6'') F 77 LTU
5 Brown Marcus 193 (6'4'') G 74 USA
7 Pocius Martynas 196 (6'5'') G 86 LTU
22 Vene Siim-Sander 203 (6'8'') F 90 EST
10 Janavicius Zygimantas 192 (6'4'') G 89 LTU
8 Juskevicius Adas 194 (6'5'') G/F 89 LTU
4 Vasiliauskas Sarunas 188 (6'2'') G 89 LTU
32 Cukinas Povilas 210 (6'11'') C 83 LTU
Head Coach: Gintaras Krapikas
Coach Assistant: Gwidonas Markevicius
Coach Assistant: Darius Maskoliunas



Eurobasket.com All-Baltic League Awards 2009-10 - Apr 26, 2010 

All-Baltic League 1st Team 2010
Tadas Klimavicius
Klimavicius
Alex Renfroe
Renfroe
Milko Bjelica
Bjelica
Arturas Jomantas
Jomantas
Travis Watson
Watson

Elite Division

Player of the Year: Tadas Klimavicius (204-F-82, agency: Interperformances) of B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas Lithuania
Guard of the Year: Alex Renfroe (190-G-86) of VEF Riga Latvia
Forward of the Year: Tadas Klimavicius (204-F-82) of B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas Lithuania
Center of the Year: Milko Bjelica (207-C-84) of Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius Lithuania
Domestic Player of the Year: Tadas Klimavicius (204-F-82) of B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas Lithuania
Bosman Player of the Year: Milko Bjelica (207-C-84) of Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius Lithuania
Import Player of the Year: Alex Renfroe (190-G-86) of VEF Riga Latvia
Defensive Player of the Year: Daviin Davis (193-F-85) of SK Valmiera Latvia
Coach of the Year: Ramunas Butautas of Zalgiris Kaunas

1st Team
G: Alex Renfroe (190-G-86) of VEF Riga Latvia
G/F: Arturas Jomantas (200-G/F-85) of Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius Lithuania
F: Tadas Klimavicius (204-F-82) of B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas Lithuania
F/C: Travis Watson (203-F/C-81) of B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas Lithuania
C: Milko Bjelica (207-C-84) of Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius Lithuania

2nd Team
G: Derrick Low (188-G-86) of BC Siauliai Lithuania
G: Josh-Emmanuel Akognon (180-G-86) of BC Kalev/Cramo Tallinn Estonia
F: Kenan Bajramovic (206-F-81) of Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius Lithuania
F: Daviin Davis (193-F-85) of SK Valmiera Latvia
C: Scott Morrison (212-C-86) of Tartu Ulikool/Rock Estonia

Honorable Mention
Taj McCullough (201-F-86) of VEF Riga Latvia
Janar Talts (205-C-83) of Tartu Ulikool/Rock Estonia
Martynas Gecevicius (193-G-88) of Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius Lithuania
Marcus Brown (193-G-74) of B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas Lithuania
Janis Strelnieks (191-G-89) of BK Ventspils Latvia
Mindaugas Kuzminskas (204-F-89) of BC Siauliai Lithuania
Deivydas Gailius (200-F-88) of BC Siauliai Lithuania
Charron Fisher (193-G/F-85) of BC Kalev/Cramo Tallinn Estonia
Blaz Cresnar (214-C-86) of SK Valmiera Latvia
Aleh Kojenets (208-C-77) of Liepajas Lauvas Latvia

All-Domestic Players Team
G: Martynas Gecevicius (193-G-88) of Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius Lithuania
G/F: Arturas Jomantas (200-G/F-85) of Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius Lithuania
G/F: Dairis Bertans (192-G/F-89) of BK Ventspils Latvia
F: Tadas Klimavicius (204-F-82) of B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas Lithuania
C: Janar Talts (205-C-83) of Tartu Ulikool/Rock Estonia

All-Imports Team
G: Alex Renfroe (190-G-86) of VEF Riga Latvia
G: Derrick Low (188-G-86) of BC Siauliai Lithuania
F: Daviin Davis (193-F-85) of SK Valmiera Latvia
F/C: Travis Watson (203-F/C-81) of B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas Lithuania
C: Scott Morrison (212-C-86) of Tartu Ulikool/Rock Estonia

All-Bosmans Team * European players from outside of Baltic zone countries
G: Bojan Popovic (191-G-83) of Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius Lithuania * moved to Efes during the season
F: Kenan Bajramovic (206-F-81) of Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius Lithuania
F: Dejan Borovnjak (208-F-86) of Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius Lithuania * moved to Panionios during the season
C: Milko Bjelica (207-C-84) of Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius Lithuania
C: Blaz Cresnar (214-C-86) of SK Valmiera Latvia

Challenge Cup

Player of the Year: Joakim Kjellbom (213-C/F-79) of Norrkoping Dolphins Sweden
Guard of the Year: Zydrunas Kelys (188-G-87) of Perlas Vilnius Lithuania
Forward of the Year: Joakim Kjellbom (213-C/F-79) of Norrkoping Dolphins Sweden
Center of the Year: Joseph McNaull (208-C-72) of Norrkoping Dolphins Sweden
Defensive Player of the Year: Nicholas Covington (188-G-85) of Kalev Tallinn Estonia
Coach of the Year: Virginijus Seskus of Rudupis Prienu Lithuania

1st Team
G: George Gervin (189-G-76) of Norrkoping Dolphins Sweden
G: Zydrunas Kelys (188-G-87) of Perlas Vilnius Lithuania
F: Zydrunas Urbonas (198-F-76) of Juventus-LKSK Utenos Lithuania
C/F: Joakim Kjellbom (213-C/F-79) of Norrkoping Dolphins Sweden
C: Joseph McNaull

2nd Team
G: Tomas Gaidamavicius (191-G-82) of Juventus-LKSK Utenos Lithuania
G: Rashaun Broadus (183-G-84) of Marijampole Suduva-Arvi Lithuania
G: Ernestas Ezerskis (192-G-87) of Panevezys Techasas Lithuania
F: Joosep Toome (202-F-85) of Tallinn Technical Univ. KK Estonia
F: Tomas Vilkius (196-F-81) of Neptunas Klaipeda Lithuania

Honorable Mention
Vytautas Tatarunas (201-F-82) of Alytus Alita Lithuania
Robertas Bitinas (182-G-84) of Neptunas Klaipeda Lithuania
Joosep Pokla (198-G-86) of Tallinn Technical Univ. KK Estonia
Gintautas Vileita (194-G-75) of Rudupis Prienu Lithuania
Eimantas Bendzius (203-F-90) of Perlas Vilnius Lithuania


Zalgiris celebrated the victory at the BBL Elite Division championship - Apr 25, 2010

Group Final
Lietuvos Rytas - Zalgiris 66-73
Zalgiris celebrated the victory at the BBL Elite Division championship. They shocked Lietuvos Rytas in front of a sellout crowd at the Vilnius Siemens Arena. The Kaunas powerhouse used a strong second half to prevail in this one. Lietuvos Rytas got to the strong start. Led by Martynas Gecevicius the hosts built an 18:14 advantage at the first break. Lietuvos Rytas opened a 14-point lead in the second period. Vidas Ginevicius (193-G-78, agency: Interperformances) capped the first half with two free throws as Lietuvos Rytas enjoyed a 46:32 advantage. Zalgiris however closed their defense after the main break. They limited the home team to 12 points and cut the deficit at just one point 57:58. Marcus Brown (193-G-74, agency: Higher Vision Sports, college: Murray St.) tipped off the fourth term with a three-pointer to put Zalgiris in charge. Dainius Salenga and Tadas Klimavicius (204-F-82, agency: Interperformances) stretched the gap to as many as 5 points midway through the last period. Tadas Klimavicius followed with five more points as the visitors pulled away for good in this one. Marcus Brown knocked down 22 points to pace Zalgiris. Tadas Klimavicius delivered 17 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Martynas Gecevicius replied with 20 points for Lietuvos Rytas. Kenan Bajramovic added 14 points in the losing case.


Norrkoping claim BBL Challenge Cup title - Apr 9, 2010 

Norrkoping - Rudupis 107:72
Norrkoping Dolphins clinched the BBL Challenge Cup crown. They stormed past Rudupis to win the Final series on aggregate. George Gervin (189-G-76, college: Houston) stepped up with 24 points to pace the Swedish team.
The teams stayed close early in the encounter. But soon the Dolphins went on the rally that put them ahead by 12 points at the first break 29:17. The hosts quickly opened a 20-point lead in the second period. The Swedes drove to a comfortable 24-point advantage at halftime. Rudupis failed to change the complexion of the game after the main break. Norrkoping continued to dictate the tempo in the third term. They enlarged the difference to as many as 33 points with ten minutes to go. Rudupis never got back to life in this one and had to surrender at the end.
Joakim Kjellbom (213-C/F-79, college: N.Arizona) knocked down 16 points to pace the Dolphins. Fred Drains (195-F-71, college: Kean) and Oladapo Ayuba (198-F-86, college: UMKC) added 13 points apiece for the winners. Giedrius Jankauskas (206-F/C-81) responded with 24 points for Rudupis. Gintautas Vileita (194-G-75, college: Monmouth) accounted for 11 points in the loss.

Norrkoping: George Gervin 24, Joakim Kjellbom 16, Fred Drains 13, Oladapo Ayuba 13
Rudupis: Giedrius Jankauskas 24, Gintautas Vileita 11
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