#1. This week's number one is an international shooting guard Vitali Liutych (198-92, currently plays in Baltic League). He led his Lithuanian team Siauliai to an easy victory against the fourth-ranked Sakalai (1-5) 92-74 in the Baltic League in Wednesday night's game.
Liutych recorded 12 points in 31 minutes on the court.
BC Siauliai (4-2) is placed second in group H.
It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row.
There are only two games left until the end of the Baltic League Top 16. So now every game will be critical.
Liutych has relatively good stats this year: 10.2ppg, 2.7rpg, 2FGP: 58.7%(44-75), 3FGP: 37.1% and FT: 70.3% in the 15 games he played so far.
He is currently a member of the Belarusian senior national team.
#2. Second place goes to an international center Artsiom Parakhouski (210-87, college: Radford, currently plays in Turkey), who plays in the Turkish TBL. Parakhouski could not help Olin Edirne (4-15) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his very good performance the bottom-ranked Olin Edirne was defeated 69-59 at home by the much higher-ranked Galatasaray (#4).
Parakhouski recorded a double-double by scoring 15 points and getting 11 rebounds. He also added 2 blocks.
Parakhouski is currently seventh on the list of best rebounders and also on the list of best blockers (first place).
He has very reliable stats this season: 12.4ppg, 6.9rpg, 1.3apg, 1.8bpg, 2FGP: 65.4%(100-153) and FT: 50.7%.
Parakhouski is in the roster of the Belarusian senior national team.
#3. The Belarusian player who performed third best last week abroad was former international forward Vladimir Veremeenko (208-84, currently plays in VTB United League). He contributed to an Unics Kazan's victory against the tenth-ranked Azovmash (2-13) 78-71 in the VTB United League on Sunday night.
Veremeenko scored 7 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 19 minutes.
Unics Kazan (11-4) is placed first in group A.
It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row.
There are only three games left until the end of the VTB United League Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial.
It's Veremeenko's fifth season with the team.
This year he averages: 8.0ppg, 5.0rpg, 2FGP: 59.7%(40-67) and FT: 86.5% in the 14 games.
Veremeenko has a dual citizenship: Belarusian and Russian.
He played for the Belarusian national team six years ago.
#4. Small forward Mikita Meshcharakou (202-88, college: Wake Forest, currently plays in Italy), who plays in the Italian Lega2 (second division) was not able to help AcegasAps TR (8-11) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Meshcharakou's very good performance AcegasAps TR was defeated 94-88 on their home court in Trieste by the second-ranked Tuscany Pistoia.
He was the second best scorer with 16 points. Meshcharakou also added 6 rebounds.
It's Meshcharakou's first season with the team.
His overall stats this year are: 9.3ppg and 4.4rpg.
Meshcharakou is also Belarusian national team player.
#5. An experienced former international center Aleh Kojenets (208-77, college: NC-Wilmington, currently plays in Lithuania) was the major contributor in Mazeikiai's victory against the 15th-ranked Ezerunas-Karys (10-24) crushing them 86-55 in the Lithuanian NKL (second division) last Friday.
He scored 12 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 20 minutes.
Mazeikiai (27-7) is placed first in the NKL.
The Regular Season already ended.
This year Kojenets has relatively solid stats: 11.8ppg and 4.1rpg in the 32 games.
He used to play for the Belarusian national team
four years ago.
The list of other players, who all have Belarusian passport but never been selected to any of Belarusian national teams:
#1.Vladi Yeremishin (201-F/C-84, agency: Avi Zilberman, currently plays in Israel) contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Hapoel Kfar Saba (6-12) crushing them 97-70 in the Israeli National League (second division) on Tuesday night.
Yeremishin scored 6 points.
Ironi Kfar Hamaccabia Ramat Gan (10-8) is placed seventh in the National League.
Yeremishin's overall stats this season are: 3.3ppg and 2.1rpg.
He has a dual citizenship: Belarusian and Israeli.
Despite Yeremishin's Belarusian passport, he previously played for the Israeli university national team and is probably not eligible to play for the Belarusian team.
#2.Yivgeni Lioutrine (200-C-88, currently plays in Israel) managed to help Elitzur Yavne in a victory against the closely-ranked Ironi Kiryat Ata (10-8) 83-78 in the Israeli National League (second division) in Tuesday night's game.
Lioutrine scored only 2 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 12 minutes.
Elitzur Yavne (13-5) is placed fourth in the National League.
This year Lioutrine's overall stats are: 7.5ppg and 4.1rpg in the 18 games he played so far.
He is another player who holds two passports: Belarusian and Israeli.
#3.Igor Suhinin, who plays in the Russian Superleague (second division) could not help Planeta-Universitet Ukhta (6-14) to beat Ural Ekaterinburg (15-4). Suhinin cannot count Saturday's game as one of the best ones.
He recorded only 2 points and grabbed 4 rebounds.
Planeta-Universitet Ukhta was defeated 66-58 on the road by the second-ranked Ural Ekaterinburg.
It was Planeta-Universitet Ukhta's sixth consecutive loss in a row.
Suhinin's overall stats this season are: 5.7ppg, 4.6rpg, 2.9apg and 1.3spg.
Tsmoki-Minsk welcomes back Trastsinetski - May 24, 2016
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Tsmoki-Minsk (Premier League) landed 30-year old former Belarusian international small forward Aliaksei Trastsinetski (200-98kg-86). It is actually his comeback to Minsk as he played here before. Trastsinetski has played for the last two years at BC Ryazan in Russian Superleague 1. In 28 games he averaged 8.2ppg, 6.5rpg, 1.2apg and 1.4spg last season. Among other achievements he won Belarusian League championship title in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Trastsinetski wa... [read more]
Tsmoki-Minsk (Premier League) landed 30-year old former Belarusian international small forward Aliaksei Trastsinetski (200-98kg-86). It is actually his comeback to Minsk as he played here before. Trastsinetski has played for the last two years at BC Ryazan in Russian Superleague 1. In 28 games he averaged 8.2ppg, 6.5rpg, 1.2apg and 1.4spg last season. Among other achievements he won Belarusian League championship title in 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. Trastsinetski was selected to Belarusian League All-Star Game back in 2011 and 2012. He was also a member of Belarusian international program for some years. Trastsinetski played for Belarusian Senior National Team between 2008 and 2014 and previously for U20 National Team between 2005 and 2006. He also represented Belarus at the Qualifications to European Championships 2015 two years ago. His stats at that event were 6 games: 5.2ppg, 4.3rpg, 1.0spg, FGP: 38.5%, 3PT: 16.7%, FT: 62.5%. Trastsinetski has played previously for another Belarusian team Vitalyur-RGUOR.
Eurobasket.com All-Belarusian League Awards 2016 - May 23, 2016
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Finals MVP: Justin Gray (188-G-84) of Tsmoki-Minsk; Player of the Year: Evgeni Sugonyako (199-F-92) of COR-Borisfen; Guard of the Year: Kiril Sitnik (190-G-89) of Grodno-93; Forward of the Year: Evgeni Sugonyako (199-F-92) of COR-Borisfen; Center of the Year: Maksym Kozlovets (205-C-90) of COR-Borisfen; Domestic Player of the Year: Evgeni Sugonyako (199-F-92) of COR-Borisfen; Bosman Player of the Year: Maksym Kozlovets (205-C-90) of COR-Borisfen; Defensive Player [read more]
Eurobasket.com All-Belarusian League 1st Team 2016
BGEU-RCOR beat Vitebsk to clinch seventh position - May 19, 2016
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7-8 Place Vitebsk - BGEU-RCOR 75-79 BGEU-RCOR finished their season on a high note. They nipped Vitebsk on the road to clinch the 7th overall position. Vitebsk was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. BGEU-RCOR made 26-of-29 free shots (89.7 percent) during the game. The former international guard Siarhei Vabishchevich (192-88) orchestrated the victory by scoring 26 points and 6 rebounds. Forward Ilyas Salsanov (198-89, college:... [read more]
BGEU-RCOR finished their season on a high note. They nipped Vitebsk on the road to clinch the 7th overall position. Vitebsk was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. BGEU-RCOR made 26-of-29 free shots (89.7 percent) during the game. The former international guard Siarhei Vabishchevich (192-88) orchestrated the victory by scoring 26 points and 6 rebounds. Forward Ilyas Salsanov (198-89, college: Faulkner) contributed with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 14 rebounds for the winners. Point guard Ivan Aladko (192-95) answered with 18 points and 6 rebounds (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line) and point guard Aliaksei Kachan (186-91) added 20 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Vitebsk. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Top scorers: Vitebsk: A.Kachan 20+5reb+1ast, I.Aladko 18+6reb+3ast, P.Kadol 14+8reb+2ast, E.Gil 12+12reb+1ast, M.Ovsepian 6+6reb, A.Tarasov 3+4reb+2ast BGEU-RCOR: S.Vabishchevich 26+6reb+2ast, I.Salsanov 15+14reb+1ast, S.Ulyanka 11+5reb, V.Lebedev 10+12reb+1ast, D.Roslikau 9+5reb+2ast, I.Kuzniatsou 8+5reb
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