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NBL Standings
 1. Lukoil Acad. 20-4 
 2. Akademik PL 16-8 
 3. Beroe 15-9 
 4. Rilski 14-10 
 5. Balkan 14-10 
 6. Spartak Pleven 11-13 
 7. Cherno More 7-17 
 8. Yambol 7-17 
 9. Levski 4-20 
Full Standings
Last:4/23/2017
Division Standings
Places 1-6
 1. Akademik Sofia 8-2 
 2. Levski 2014-2 7-3 
 3. UE Varna 7-3 
 4. Rilski 2 4-6 
 5. Chavdar 3-7 
 6. Vidabasket 1-9 
Places 7-13
 1. Cherno More 2 8-2 
 2. Shumen 7-3 
 3. Dolphin 5-5 
 4. Dunav 2016 5-5 
 5. CSKA 4-6 
 6. Akademik Varna 1-9 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:4/13/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Balkan League Standings
Group C
 1 Beroe 5-1 
 2 Kozuv 3-3 
 3 Feni Industries 2-4 
 4 Sutjeska 2-4 
Group D
 1 Kumanovo 5-1 
 2 Teodo Tivat 3-3 
 3 Peja 3-3 
 4 Karpos Sokoli 1-5 
Last:3/1/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Jordan SEMPLE
  Akademik.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 20
 1. Semple, Akademik.20.0 
 2. Ivanov, Levski19.6 
 3. Shelton, Rilski19.0 
 4. Smith, Akademik PL18.2 
 5. Petkov, Yambol17.5 
 6. Marincheshki, Spartak .17.2 
 7. Sekulovic, Balkan16.8 
 8. Savic, Spartak .16.3 
 9. Bozov, Rilski16.2 
 10. Bruinsma, Rilski16.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jordan SEMPLE
  Akademik.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 12
 1. Semple, Akademik.12.0 
 2. Shelton, Rilski10.4 
 3. Marincheshki, Spartak .9.4 
 4. Sekulovic, Balkan9.0 
 5. Zack, Lukoil Acad.8.8 
 6. Savic, Spartak .8.5 
 7. Bruinsma, Rilski8.2 
 8. Varbanov, Yambol8.1 
 9. Jones, Beroe7.9 
 10. Daniels, Balkan7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Oscar BELLFIELD
  Akademik.
  (187-PG-90)
  Avg: 6.8
 1. Bellfield, Akademik.6.8 
 2. Karamfilov, Cherno M.6.3 
 3. Gruev, Spartak .5.5 
 4. Hott, Balkan5.4 
 5. Dudev, Spartak .5.3 
 6. Gibson, Lukoil Acad.5.3 
 7. Parker, Rilski4.8 
 8. Marinov, Balkan4.5 
 9. Hadjirusev, Levski4.3 
 10. Bozov, Rilski4.2 
Steals Per Game
 Jordan SEMPLE
  Akademik.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Semple, Akademik.2.2 
 2. Bellfield, Akademik.2.1 
 3. Karamfilov, Cherno M.2.0 
 4. Parker, Rilski1.9 
 5. Zahariev, Lukoil A.1.9 
 6. Marinov, Balkan1.8 
 7. Jones, Beroe1.8 
 8. Gibson, Beroe1.7 
 9. Hott, Balkan1.5 
 10. Avramov, Lukoil A.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Jordan SEMPLE
  Akademik.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 2
 1. Semple, Akademik.2.0 
 2. Jones, Beroe1.5 
 3. Varbanov, Yambol1.0 
 4. Korniyenko, Lukoil A.1.0 
 5. Doychinov, Levski0.8 
 6. Petkov, Yambol0.7 
 7. Savic, Spartak .0.7 
 8. Zack, Lukoil Acad.0.7 
 9. Daniels, Balkan0.6 
 10. Marincheshki, Spartak .0.6 
Player of the Week

 Jordan Semple
  Akademik PL
  ( 201-F-92 )
  
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Marko Marinovic claims Bulgarian NBL weekly honour - Dec 16, 2012


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Serbian Marko Marinovic (183-PG-83) had a great game in the last round for Levski Sofia and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 9.
The 29-year old playmaker had the game-high 26 points adding five rebounds and five assists for Levski Sofia in his team's victory, helping them to beat Chernomorets (#9, 3-6) 90-81. Levski Sofia maintains the 3rd position in Bulgarian NBL. They would have been even better if they did not have these two lost games earlier in Regular Season. Levski Sofia will need more victories to improve their 7-2 record. In the team's last game Marinovic had a remarkable 87.5% from 2-point range and got three three-pointers out of 6 attempts. He turned to be Levski Sofia's top player in his first season with the team. Marinovic has impressive league stats. He is in league's top in points (8th best: 15.9ppg), assists (4th best: 5.8apg) and averages solid 68.6% FGP.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 24-year old American center James Tyler (218-C-88) of Chernomorets. Tyler impressed basketball fans with a double-double of 19 points and 14 rebounds. Bad luck as Chernomorets lost that game 81-90 to the higher-ranked Levski Sofia (#3, 7-2). This loss caused Chernomorets to drop to 9th position in the standings. His team is not often considered as one of the league's best with a mere 3-6 record. Tyler is a newcomer at Chernomorets and it seems he did not have too much trouble to become one of team's leaders. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 18.3ppg (#2). He also registered 13.3 boards per game. alumni Tyler played also at Eurobasket Summer League, which is considered top summer league for players who want to play basketball overseas.

The third best performed player last round was Swedish Thomas Massamba (185-PG-85) of top-ranked Lukoil Academik. Massamba showcased his all-around game by recording 8 points, six rebounds and ten assists (!!!) in the last round. He was a key player of Lukoil Academik, leading his team to a 96-63 easy win against U20 (#10, 0-9). Lukoil Academik confirms their top position in the standings Massamba has a great season in Bulgaria. After only 9 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in assists with 4.2apg (6th best).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Tsvetoslav Ostrev (184-G-86) of Spartak Pleven - 26 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists
5. Giorgos Galiotos (213-C-86) of Cherno More - 16 points and 13 rebounds
6. Ljubisa Vrcelj (210-C-84) of Cherno More - 19 points and 16 rebounds
7. Ivan Lilov (196-SG-88) of Balkan - 24 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists
8. Aleks Simeonov (200-F-93) of U20 - 26 points and 7 rebounds
9. Veselin Veselinov (201-F-83) of Lukoil Academik - 22 points and 3 rebounds
10. Hristo Zahariev (197-SG-90) of Rilski Sportist - 25 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists

The Player of the week is chosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3* (REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4* (2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3* (2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3* (3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)   




Evan
Bruinsma
NBL Round 2 of Finals. Lukoil one more win away from another title. - 3 days ago
Group 3-4 Place Cherno More - Rilski 62-94 Rilski dominated down low during the game scoring 74 of its points in the paint compared to Cherno More's 36. They outrebounded Cherno More 42-26 including a 32-16 advantage in defensive rebounds. American forward Evan Bruinsma (202-92, college: Detroit Mercy, agency: Inception Sports) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 27 points and 10 rebounds. Power forward Denislav Vutev (208-94, agency: Promotex) contributed with 24 po...   [read more]

Pavel
Marinov
Pavel Marinov is Player of the month in French Pro B - 3 days ago
Pavel Marinov (199-SF-88, agency: Interperformances) was voted Player of the Month for May in French Pro B. The Bulgarian forward joined Lille Metropole Basket in the end of April and quickly established himself as important player for the team. His performance led Lille Metropole Basket to four wins in four games in May, ensuring the third place in the regular season in Pro B. 28-years old Bulgarian international is averaging 17.3 points, 4 rebounds, 4.3 assists, 1.2 steals in 30 minu...   [read more]

D.J. Shelton
NBL Round 1 of Finals. Lukoil open final series with victory - 4 days ago
Group 3-4 Place Rilski - Cherno More 102-82 Rilski made 20-of-21 free shots (95.2 percent) during the game. Rilski outrebounded Cherno More 44-21 including a 29-16 advantage in defensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. American forward DJ Shelton (208-91, college: Washington St.) fired a double-double by scoring 31 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. His fellow American import forward Evan Bruinsma (202-92, college: Detroit Mercy, agency: Ince...   [read more]


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Dee Bost selected the top Bulgarian playing abroad in last week's games - 4 days ago  
Leones de Santo Domingo lands Travis Daniels, ex Balkan - 6 days ago  
NBL Round 5 of Semi-Finals. Lukoil Academik join Beroe in title series - 9 days ago  
Dee Bost's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Bulgarians playing currently abroad: - 11 days ago  
NBL Round 4 of Semi-Finals. Lukoil force decider against Rilski - 13 days ago  
NBL Round 3 of Semi-Finals. Beroe advance into Finals - 15 days ago  
NBL Round 2 of Semi-Finals. Lukoil and Beroe record victories - 18 days ago  
NBL Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Rilski and Beroe record wins - 20 days ago  
NBL Round 3 of Quarter-Finals. Rilski, Beroe and Cherno More reach semifinals - 24 days ago  
NBL Round 2 of Quarter-Finals. Lukoil advance into semifinal stage - 27 days ago  
Overview of NBL Round 1 of Quarter-Finals - 29 days ago  
Filip Videnov (ex Lukoil Acad.) agreed terms with Arak - 30 days ago  
Pavel Marinov (ex Pitesti) agreed terms with Lille - 1 month ago  
No Stanimir Marinov and Aaron Jones in first round of the playoffs - 1 month ago  
Earl Rowland selected the top Bulgarian playing abroad in last week's games - 1 month ago  
Bulgarian NBL round 27 best performance: Jordan Semple - 1 month ago  
NBL Round 27: Rilski defeats Academik Plovdiv in the closest game of the week - 1 month ago  
Beroe is the new Balkan League champion - 1 month ago  
Daniels' double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 1 month ago  
NBL Round 26: Beroe defeats Academik Plovdiv in the game between Top 4 teams - 1 month ago  
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