Sign in
View: Mobile | Desktop
 
FOLLOW US:  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  RSS
Men Women
Bulgaria Internationally
Authors:


 
BGbasket

FacebookTwitter


 
Valentin Anguelov

Facebook
 
Vladislava Lazarova
Join Us!!! We are looking for someone to help us cover Bulgarian women basketball. Please send us an e-mail.
PLAY PRO IN EUROPE
We can help you
NBL Standings
 1. Lukoil Acad. 11-2 
 2. Beroe 9-3 
 3. Akademik PL 8-4 
 4. Balkan 7-5 
 5. Spartak Pleven 6-6 
 6. Rilski 6-7 
 7. Cherno More 4-9 
 8. Yambol 3-9 
 9. Levski 2-11 
Full Standings
Last:1/15/2017
Division Standings
East
 1. UE Varna 12-0 
 2. Shumen 8-4 
 3. Cherno More 2 8-4 
 4. Dolphin 6-6 
 5. Chernomorets 3-9 
 6. Dunav 2016 2-9 
 7. Akademik Varna 2-10 
West
 1. Levski 2014-2 7-3 
 2. Chavdar 7-3 
 3. Vidabasket 6-4 
 4. Akademik Sofia 5-5 
 5. Rilski 2 5-5 
 6. CSKA 0-10 
Full Standings
Last:1/15/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group K
 1 Chalon 5-0 
 2 Gaziantep 4-1 
 3 Sodertalje 1-4 
 4 Targu Mures 0-5 
Group L
 1 Demir IBB 4-1 
 2 Antwerp 3-2 
 3 Gravelines 2-3 
 4 Prievidza 1-4 
Group M
 1 Telekom Bsk 4-1 
 2 Vytautas 4-1 
 3 Oberwart 1-4 
 4 Apoel 1-4 
Group N
 1 Nanterre 4-1 
 2 Kormend 3-2 
 3 Tsmoki-Minsk 2-3 
 4 Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-4 
Group O
 1 Alba 4-1 
 2 Pau-Lacq-Orthez 3-2 
 3 UBT Cluj Napoca 2-3 
 4 BK Pardubice 1-4 
Group P
 1 Enisey 4-1 
 2 Lukoil Acad. 3-2 
 3 Groningen 3-2 
 4 Benfica 0-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/18/2017
Balkan League Standings
Group A
 1 Kumanovo 6-2 
 2 Beroe 6-3 
 3 Teodo Tivat 4-5 
 4 Bashkimi 4-5 
 5 Kozuv 3-5 
 6 Sigal Prishtina 3-6 
Group B
 1 Peja 6-3 
 2 Feni Industries 6-3 
 3 Sutjeska 5-4 
 4 Karpos Sokoli 4-5 
 5 SK Tirana 3-6 
 6 Trepca 3-6 
Last:1/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 D.J. SHELTON
  Rilski
  (208-F-91)
  Avg: 29.5
 1. Shelton, Rilski29.5 
 2. Semple, Akademik.22.8 
 3. Ivanov, Levski20.5 
 4. Yanev, Cherno More19.4 
 5. Petkov, Yambol17.9 
 6. Sekulovic, Balkan17.8 
 7. Varbanov, Yambol16.9 
 8. Gibson, Beroe16.3 
 9. Smith, Akademik PL16.3 
 10. Marincheshki, Spartak .16.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jordan SEMPLE
  Akademik.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 11.8
 1. Semple, Akademik.11.8 
 2. Shelton, Rilski11.0 
 3. Varbanov, Yambol9.1 
 4. Sekulovic, Balkan9.0 
 5. Savic, Spartak .8.9 
 6. Marincheshki, Spartak .8.8 
 7. Zack, Lukoil Acad.8.4 
 8. Yanev, Cherno More8.3 
 9. Delic, Rilski7.6 
 10. Jones, Beroe7.1 
Assists Per Game
 Deyan KARAMFILOV
  Cherno M.
  (180-PG-94)
  Avg: 6
 1. Karamfilov, Cherno M.6.0 
 2. Hott, Balkan6.0 
 3. Bellfield, Akademik.5.6 
 4. Gruev, Spartak .5.4 
 5. Aleksiev, Beroe4.9 
 6. Raley-Ross, Beroe4.8 
 7. Parker, Rilski4.5 
 8. Gibson, Lukoil Acad.4.3 
 9. Marinov, Balkan4.2 
 10. Ostrev, Yambol4.2 
Steals Per Game
 Oscar BELLFIELD
  Akademik.
  (187-PG-90)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Bellfield, Akademik.2.2 
 2. Karamfilov, Cherno M.2.1 
 3. Parker, Rilski2.0 
 4. Semple, Akademik.2.0 
 5. Marinov, Balkan1.9 
 6. Yanev, Cherno More1.9 
 7. Gibson, Beroe1.9 
 8. Gibson, Lukoil Acad.1.8 
 9. Zahariev, Lukoil A.1.7 
 10. Hott, Balkan1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Jordan SEMPLE
  Akademik.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Semple, Akademik.1.6 
 2. Jones, Beroe1.5 
 3. Varbanov, Yambol1.2 
 4. Savic, Spartak .1.0 
 5. Doychinov, Levski1.0 
 6. Zack, Lukoil Acad.1.0 
 7. Veselinov, Levski1.0 
 8. Daniels, Balkan0.8 
 9. Johnson, Akademik.0.8 
 10. Lekov, Levski0.7 
Player of the Week

 Jordan Semple
  Akademik PL
  ( 201-F-98-92 )
  
Poll

Bulgarian men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
 FIBA Europe Cup:
 Balkan League:

Next Round Schedule

Round 15 (Regular Season)

Balkan 88% Jan.21 Levski
Akademik PL 86% Jan.21 Yambol
Lukoil Acad 78% Jan.21 Spart.Pleven
Rilski Jan.21 Beroe 57%
Next Round Schedule

Round 1 (Qualifying Round)

Akademik Sof Jan.19 Cherno More 56%
Rilski 2 Jan.19 Shumen 54%
Dolphin 60% Jan.19 Vidabasket
Dunav 2016 Jan.19 Chavdar 81%
Next Round Schedule

Round 6 (Second Stage)

Group K
Gaziantep Jan.25 Chalon 56%
Targu Mures Jan.25 Sodertalje 66%
Group L
Demir IBB 71% Jan.25 Gravelines
Prievidza Jan.25 Antwerp 82%
Group M
Vytautas 59% Jan.25 Telekom Bsk
Tsmoki-Minsk Jan.25 Nanterre 70%
Apoel 69% Jan.25 Oberwart
Group N
Kormend 81% Jan.25 Bnei Hertzel
Group O
BK Pardubice 60% Jan.25 UBT Cluj Na
Alba 64% Jan.24 Pau-Lacq-Ort
Group P
Groningen 56% Jan.25 Lukoil Acad
Benfica Jan.25 Enisey 95%
Next Round Schedule

Round 13 (Regular Season)

Group A
Bashkimi 64% Jan.24 Teodo Tivat
Kozuv 63% Jan.24 Sigal Prisht
Beroe 58% Jan.24 Kumanovo
Group B
Sutjeska 61% Jan.25 Trepca
Peja 81% Jan.25 SK Tirana
Karpos Sokol 53% Jan.25 Feni Industr
NBL Round 3: Euroins Cherno More loses #1 position - Nov 3, 2012


POSTED BY:
EUROBASKET NEWS
  follow us on Facebook Twitter

Round 3 in NBL means a new league leader. The biggest surprise took place in Botevgrad where host Balkan (2-2) beat league's leader Euroins Cherno More (2-1) 82-73 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Euroins Cherno More. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 8-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 82-73. The best player for the winners was international Ivan Lilov (196-88) who scored 23 points and 6 rebounds. Serbian forward Uros Petrovic (205-90, agency: Beo Basket) chipped in 20 points and 7 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was the former international point guard Asen Velikov (185-86) who recorded 17 points and 7 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Balkan moved-up to sixth place. Euroins Cherno More at the other side dropped to the second position with one game lost. They share it with 3 other teams. They were replaced at the leadership position by Lukoil Academik. Euroins Cherno More will play next round against league's leader Lukoil Academik trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Balkan will try to continue on its current victory against fifth ranked Tundja Yambol on the road.
The game had a very big importance for third-ranked Lukoil Academik as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Lukoil Academik smashed second-best Levski Sofia at home 91-64. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Levski Sofia. It was a key game for the top position in the league. It was a good game for American forward Mohammed Abukar (208-85, college: San Diego St., agency: Two Points) who led his team to a victory with 21 points and 6 rebounds (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line). Darryl Watkins contributed with 18 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. International Pavel Ivanov (200-88) answered with 13 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists for Levski Sofia. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Lukoil Academik have a solid series of three victories in a row. As mentioned above they took over a top position. Levski Sofia at the other side keeps the second place with one game lost. They share the position with 3 other teams. Levski Sofia will play next round against Spartak Pleven trying to get back on the winning streak. Lukoil Academik will try to continue on its current victory against second ranked Euroins Cherno More at Varna.
A very close game took place in Stara Zagora (derby !!!) between Tundja Yambol and Beroe. Sixth ranked Tundja Yambol (2-1) got a very close victory on the road over bottom-ranked Beroe (0-2). Tundja Yambol managed to escape with a 2-point win 72-70 on Saturday evening. It was a great evening for Brian Ormon who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 13 rebounds. The best for the losing side was Reginald Holmes with 21 points and 7 rebounds. Tundja Yambol moved-up to second place, which they share with 3 other teams. Newly promoted Beroe still closes the standings with two games lost. Tundja Yambol will meet at home Balkan (#6) in the next round. Beroe will play against Chernomorets in Burgas and hopes to get finally their first victory.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Burgas. Local Chernomorets (2-1) outscored bottom-ranked U20 (0-3) 87-51. It was a quality performance for Ivo Slavchev who led the winners and scored 16 points and 9 rebounds. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Chernomorets moved-up to second place, which they share with 3 other teams. Newly promoted U20 still closes the standings with three games lost. Chernomorets' next round opponent will be Beroe (#9) in Stara Zagora and are hoping to win another game. U20 will play at home against Rilski Sportist in Samokov and looks forward to get finally their first victory.

In the last game of round 3 Rilski Sportist defeated Spartak Pleven in Samokov 84-80.


Spartak Pleven - Rilski Sportist 80-84

There was a minor upset when higher ranked Spartak Pleven (1-2) was defeated at home by ninth ranked Rilski Sportist (1-2) 84-80. Spartak Pleven was ahead by 5 points at the halftime before a 43-34 second half run of Rilski Sportist. They dominated down low during the game scoring 58 of its points in the paint compared to Spartak Pleven's 34. Rilski Sportist forced 20 Spartak Pleven turnovers. It was an exceptional evening for American point guard Terry Smith (185-86, college: Mercyhurst) who led the winners and scored 22 points. His fellow American import forward Braxton Dupree (203-89, college: Towson, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) accounted for 16 points, 9 rebounds and 4 blocks for the winning side. Guard Aleksandar Dyakovski (185-82, agency: Global Sports Plaza) came up with 15 points and 8 assists and forward Simeon Tsenov (196-82) added 14 points and 5 rebounds respectively for Spartak Pleven in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Rilski Sportist left bottom position moving up to seventh place, which they share with defeated Spartak Pleven. Rilski Sportist's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked U20 (#10) in Sofia.
Top scorers:
Rilski Sportist: T.Smith 22+3reb+3ast, B.Dupree 16+9reb+1ast, H.Zahariev 15+3reb+3ast, B.Mirkovic 13+1reb+6ast, T.Gugino 7+1reb+2ast, S.Slaveykov 6+9reb+1ast
Spartak Pleven: A.Dyakovski 15+2reb+8ast, S.Tsenov 14+5reb+2ast, I.Stankov 13+3reb, V.Georgiev 11+5reb+2ast, T.Ostrev 9+3reb+2ast, R.Sofroniev 7+2reb+1ast
gschID: 192829


Chernomorets - U20 87-51

The game with biggest result difference took place in Burgas. Local Chernomorets (2-1) outscored bottom-ranked U20 (0-3) 87-51. The game without a history. Chernomorets led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Chernomorets shot 18 for 33 from the free-throw line, while U20 only scored two points from the stripe. They outrebounded U20 55-30 including a 35-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. Chernomorets brought some defensive toughness making 7 blocks. 26 personal fouls committed by U20 helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a quality performance for forward Ivo Slavchev (198-90) who led the winners and scored 16 points and 9 rebounds. American center James Tyler (218-88) accounted for 10 points, 12 rebounds and 4 blocks for the winning side. Tyler is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Four Chernomorets players scored in double figures. Naturalized Cypriot point guard Angel Natskin (182-93) came up with 9 points and center Velislav Galabov (205-94) added 8 points and 6 rebounds respectively for U20 in the defeat. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Chernomorets moved-up to second place, which they share with 3 other teams. Newly promoted U20 still closes the standings with three games lost. Chernomorets' next round opponent will be Beroe (#9) in Stara Zagora and are hoping to win another game. U20 will play at home against Rilski Sportist in Samokov and looks forward to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Chernomorets: I.Slavchev 16+9reb+2ast, T.Zahariev 15+4reb+1ast, B.Boev 12+5reb+2ast, K.Raykov 10+4reb+1ast, J.Tyler 10+12reb+1ast, K.Hristov 9+1reb+3ast
U20: A.Natskin 9+3reb+3ast, V.Galabov 8+6reb, A.Simeonov 7+2reb, G.Nikolov 6+3reb+1ast, G.Krastev 5+4reb+2ast, K.Atanasov 4+3reb+1ast
gschID: 192828


Balkan - Cherno More 82-73

Round 3 in NBL means a new league leader. The biggest surprise took place in Botevgrad where host Balkan (2-2) beat league's leader Euroins Cherno More (2-1) 82-73 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Euroins Cherno More. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 8-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 82-73. The best player for the winners was international Ivan Lilov (196-88) who scored 23 points and 6 rebounds. Serbian forward Uros Petrovic (205-90, agency: Beo Basket) chipped in 20 points and 7 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was the former international point guard Asen Velikov (185-86) who recorded 17 points and 7 rebounds and American guard Larry Hall (190-83, college: W.Oregon) added 17 points respectively. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Balkan moved-up to sixth place. Euroins Cherno More at the other side dropped to the second position with one game lost. They share it with 3 other teams. They were replaced at the leadership position by Lukoil Academik. Euroins Cherno More will play next round against league's leader Lukoil Academik trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Balkan will try to continue on its current victory against fifth ranked Tundja Yambol on the road.
Top scorers:
Balkan: I.Lilov 23+6reb+3ast, U.Petrovic 20+7reb+1ast, A.Santos 13+7reb+1ast, S.Marinov 7+1ast, M.Marinov 5+3reb+1ast, L.Lilov 5
Cherno More: L.Hall 17+2reb+3ast, A.Velikov 17+7reb+3ast, A.Bojic 11+3reb, V.Kyosev 9+4reb+2ast, S.Tsonkov 7+3reb+1ast, N.Stoyanov 4+6reb+1ast
gschID: 192827


Beroe - Tundja Yambol 70-72

A very close game took place in Stara Zagora (derby !!!) between Tundja Yambol and Beroe. Sixth ranked Tundja Yambol (2-1) got a very close victory on the road over bottom-ranked Beroe (0-2). Tundja Yambol managed to escape with a 2-point win 72-70 on Saturday evening. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Beroe won third quarter 23-19. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Tundja Yambol forced 19 Beroe turnovers. It was a great evening for American forward Brian Ormon (201-84, college: Mountain St.) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 13 rebounds. International Martin Durchev (204-87) helped adding 20 points and 4 assists. The best for the losing side was American guard Reginald Holmes (193-87, college: Morgan St.) with 21 points and 7 rebounds and the other American import power forward Michael Hart (206-85, college: N.Illinois, agency: Top Notch Sports) scored 16 points and 8 rebounds (perfect from the field making all six shots). Tundja Yambol moved-up to second place, which they share with 3 other teams. Newly promoted Beroe still closes the standings with two games lost. Tundja Yambol will meet at home Balkan (#6) in the next round. Beroe will play against Chernomorets in Burgas and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Tundja Yambol: M.Durchev 20+4reb+4ast, B.Ormon 15+13reb, S.Govedarov 13+2reb+5ast, J.Radionov 9+5reb+7ast, S.Petkov 7+7reb, L.Sjekloca 5+7reb+1ast
Beroe: R.Holmes 21+7reb+1ast, W.Walker 16+7reb+1ast, M.Hart 16+8reb, A.Radev 9+5reb+3ast, V.Aleksandrov 3+2reb, M.Carter 3+1reb
gschID: 192826


Lukoil Academik - Levski Sofia 91-64

The game had a very big importance for third-ranked Lukoil Academik as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Lukoil Academik smashed second-best Levski Sofia at home 91-64. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Levski Sofia. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The game was mostly controlled by Lukoil Academik. Levski Sofia was better in fourth quarter 17-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Lukoil Academik dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Levski Sofia's 36. Lukoil Academik forced 26 Levski Sofia turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. It was a good game for American forward Mohammed Abukar (208-85, college: San Diego St., agency: Two Points) who led his team to a victory with 21 points and 6 rebounds (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line). His fellow American import center Darryl Watkins (211-84, college: Syracuse) contributed with 18 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. Four Lukoil Academik players scored in double figures. International Pavel Ivanov (200-88) answered with 13 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists and Serbian point guard Marko Marinovic (183-83) added 11 points in the effort for Levski Sofia. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Lukoil Academik have a solid series of three victories in a row. As mentioned above they took over a top position. Levski Sofia at the other side keeps the second place with one game lost. They share the position with 3 other teams. Levski Sofia will play next round against Spartak Pleven trying to get back on the winning streak. Lukoil Academik will try to continue on its current victory against second ranked Euroins Cherno More at Varna.
Top scorers:
Lukoil Academik: M.Abukar 21+6reb+1ast, D.Watkins 18+9reb, D.Green 14+1reb+1ast, T.Stoykov 12+2reb+1ast, B.Avramov 8+1reb+1ast, T.Banev 5+2reb
Levski Sofia: P.Ivanov 13+9reb+4ast, M.Marinovic 11+2reb+3ast, C.Kostov 9+2reb+1ast, N.Varbanov 8+3reb, Z.Georgiev 7+2reb, S.Georgiev 7+9reb
gschID: 192825


  




Darius Adams
Darius Adams' double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Bulgarians playing currently abroad: - 2 days ago
Here is the weekly review of the top performing Bulgarian players, who play currently abroad. This week's number one is an international point guard Darius Adams (188-89, agency: Stealth Sport). He led Xinjiang Flying Tige to a victory over the sixth-ranked Leopards in the Chinese CBA in Sunday night's game.    [read more]

Jordan
Semple
Semple's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 3 days ago
24-year old forward Jordan Semple (201-F-92) had a great game in the last round for Akademik PL and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 14. He had a double-double of 25 points and 10 rebounds, while his team outclassed Levski (#9, 2-11) with 33-point margin 91-58. Akademik PL maintains the 3rd position in Bulgarian league. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Akademik PL will need more victories to improve their 8-4...   [read more]
Division A Round 14: Cherno More 2 defeats Dolphin in the game between Top 4 teams - 4 days ago
An interesting game for Cherno More 2 (8-4) which played road game in Dolphin against one of their biggest challengers Dolphin (6-6). Third ranked Cherno More 2 had an easy win 121-97. The game was mostly controlled by Cherno More 2. Dolphin managed to win third quarter 34-26. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Cherno More 2 won last quarter 36-14. Newly promoted Cherno More 2 maintains third position in A wit...   [read more]


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8

Articles
Interviews
Site Map:
Eurobasket.com Member Services: Other Basketball Sites:
Copyright (c) 1998-2017 Eurobasket Inc. Disclaimer

WARNING:
Do not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit information that you download from the site !
Do not encumber, license, modify, publish, sell, transfer or transmit, or in any way exploit, any of the content of the site, nor will you attempt to do so.