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NBL Standings
 1. Lukoil Acad. 13-3 
 2. Akademik PL 11-5 
 3. Beroe 10-6 
 4. Rilski 9-7 
 5. Balkan 9-7 
 6. Spartak Pleven 8-8 
 7. Cherno More 5-11 
 8. Yambol 4-12 
 9. Levski 3-13 
Full Standings
Last:2/12/2017
Division Standings
Places 1-6
 1. Akademik Sofia 3-0 
 2. UE Varna 2-1 
 3. Levski 2014-2 2-1 
 4. Rilski 2 1-2 
 5. Chavdar 1-2 
 6. Vidabasket 0-3 
Places 7-13
 1. Cherno More 2 3-0 
 2. Shumen 2-1 
 3. Dunav 2016 2-1 
 4. Akademik Varna 1-2 
 5. Dolphin 1-2 
 6. CSKA 0-3 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:2/12/2017
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 4-1 
 2 Kozuv 2-3 
 3 Feni Industries 2-3 
 4 Sutjeska 2-3 
Group D
 1 Kumanovo 4-1 
 2 Teodo Tivat 3-2 
 3 Peja 2-3 
 4 Karpos Sokoli 1-4 
Last:2/23/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 D.J. SHELTON
  Rilski
  (208-F-91)
  Avg: 25.6
 1. Shelton, Rilski25.6 
 2. Semple, Akademik.21.6 
 3. Yanev, Cherno More19.4 
 4. Ivanov, Levski19.4 
 5. Petkov, Yambol18.5 
 6. Sekulovic, Balkan17.9 
 7. Marincheshki, Spartak .17.1 
 8. Smith, Akademik PL16.3 
 9. Bozov, Rilski16.0 
 10. Dimitrov, Akademik.16.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jordan SEMPLE
  Akademik.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 12.3
 1. Semple, Akademik.12.3 
 2. Shelton, Rilski10.4 
 3. Marincheshki, Spartak .9.3 
 4. Savic, Spartak .9.1 
 5. Zack, Lukoil Acad.8.9 
 6. Sekulovic, Balkan8.8 
 7. Varbanov, Yambol8.8 
 8. Yanev, Cherno More8.3 
 9. Delic, Rilski7.6 
 10. Petkov, Yambol7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Oscar BELLFIELD
  Akademik.
  (187-PG-90)
  Avg: 6.6
 1. Bellfield, Akademik.6.6 
 2. Karamfilov, Cherno M.5.9 
 3. Hott, Balkan5.6 
 4. Gruev, Spartak .5.4 
 5. Parker, Rilski4.8 
 6. Gibson, Lukoil Acad.4.7 
 7. Aleksiev, Beroe4.6 
 8. Raley-Ross, Beroe4.5 
 9. Marinov, Balkan4.0 
 10. Ostrev, Yambol3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Deyan KARAMFILOV
  Cherno M.
  (180-PG-94)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Karamfilov, Cherno M.2.3 
 2. Bellfield, Akademik.2.0 
 3. Yanev, Cherno More1.9 
 4. Zahariev, Lukoil A.1.9 
 5. Parker, Rilski1.9 
 6. Semple, Akademik.1.9 
 7. Hott, Balkan1.8 
 8. Marinov, Balkan1.8 
 9. Gibson, Beroe1.7 
 10. Gibson, Lukoil Acad.1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Jordan SEMPLE
  Akademik.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Semple, Akademik.1.7 
 2. Jones, Beroe1.3 
 3. Varbanov, Yambol1.1 
 4. Savic, Spartak .0.9 
 5. Doychinov, Levski0.9 
 6. Zack, Lukoil Acad.0.9 
 7. Korniyenko, Lukoil A.0.9 
 8. Shelton, Rilski0.8 
 9. Daniels, Balkan0.8 
 10. Veselinov, Levski0.8 
Player of the Week

 Evan Bruinsma
  Rilski
  ( 202-F-97-92 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 19 (Regular Season)

Spart.Pleven 75% Feb.25 Levski
Beroe 72% Feb.25 Cherno More
Lukoil Acad 60% Feb.25 Akademik PL
Rilski 71% Feb.25 Balkan
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Second Stage)

Places 1-6
Akademik Sof 73% Feb.26 Levski 2014-
Vidabasket Feb.26 Rilski 2 77%
Chavdar Feb.26 UE Varna 67%
Places 7-12
Akademik Var 82% Feb.26 CSKA
Dunav 2016 Feb.26 Cherno More 69%
Shumen 75% Feb.26 Dolphin
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

Cibona 50% Mar.8 Chalon
Enisey 59% Mar.8 Oostende
Usak Mar.8 Nanterre 96%
Telekom Bsk 99% Mar.8 Ironi Nahari
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Second Stage)

Group C
Kumanovo 90% Mar.1 Karpos Sokol
Feni Industr 57% Feb.28 Kozuv
Sutjeska Feb.28 Beroe 71%
Group D
Peja Mar.1 Teodo Tivat 56%
Bulgarian NBL round 11 best performance: Martin Durchev - Jan 7, 2013


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Martin
Durchev
International Martin Durchev (204-SF-87) had an amazing evening in the last round for Tundja Yambol, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 11.
The 25-year old player was the main contributor (39 points, four rebounds and seven assists) to his team's victory, helping them to beat Chernomorets (#9, 3-7) 84-76. Tundja Yambol is placed at 4th position in Bulgarian NBL. Tundja Yambol is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. They need more victories to improve their 6-5 record. In the team's last game Durchev had a remarkable 64.7% from 2-point range and got four three-pointers out of 8 attempts. He has many years of experience at Tundja Yambol, through which he has constantly improved. Martin Durchev has solid league stats. He is in league's top in points (2nd best: 18.7ppg).

The second best player in last round's games was -year old American Will Walker (183-G) of Beroe. Walker had a very good evening with a triple-double of 19 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. Of course he lead Beroe to another comfortable win 94-80 over slightly higher-ranked Cherno More (#6, 5-5) being unquestionably team leader. Beroe's 7th position in the standings has not changed. His team is not often considered as one of the league's best with a mere 4-6 record. Walker is a newcomer at Beroe, but is already one of team's top players.

Third on the list of top players last round was another Beroe's star - former international forward Atanas Radev (200-F-81). Radev showcased his all-around game by recording 22 points, five rebounds and six assists in the last round. He was another key player of Beroe, helping his team with a 94-80 easy win against slightly higher-ranked Cherno More (#6, 5-5). The chances of Beroe ranking at the top of the league, however are very questionable as they have already lost 6 games, recording just four victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Radev could help Beroe to bring them higher in the standings. Radev has a very solid season. In 9 games in Bulgaria he scored 11.2ppg. He also has 5.4rpg and FGP: 55.0%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Devin Green (201-G/F-82) of Lukoil Academik - 27 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists
5. Ilia Stankov (198-F-76) of Spartak Pleven - 25 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists
6. Julian Radionov (187-PG-79) of Tundja Yambol - 11 points, 5 rebounds and 10 assists
7. Darryl Watkins (211-C-84) of Lukoil Academik - 14 points and 8 rebounds
8. James Tyler (218-C-88) of Chernomorets - 15 points and 15 rebounds
9. Brian Ormon (201-F-84) of Tundja Yambol - 13 points and 5 rebounds
10. Denis Agre (203-C-88) of Spartak Pleven - 15 points and 10 rebounds

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)   




Dimitar
Dimitrov
Dimitrov is back at Lukoil Academic Sofia - 1 day ago
Defending champion Lukoil Academic Sofia (NBL) agreed terms with 24-year old international power forward Dimitar Dimitrov (203-93, agency: Interperformances). It is actually his comeback to Sofia as he has played here before. Dimitrov just played at Akademik Bulteks 99 Plovdiv in Bulgarian NBL league. In 6 games he had very impressive stats: 16.0ppg, 5.3rpg, 2.3apg and 1.3spg this season. Dimitrov also played earlier that season for Arkadia Lions in Austrian A Bundesliga where in three NB...   [read more]

Martin
Durchev
Araberri split ways with Durchev - 1 day ago
LEB Gold newcomer Saenz Horeca Araberri parted ways with 30-year old Bulgarian small forward Martin Durchev (203-90kg-87). In 18 LEB Gold games he averaged 5.0ppg and 1.2rpg this season. The last season Durchev played at Balkan in Bulgarian NBL where in 35 games he had 11.1ppg, 2.9rpg and 2.7apg. He helped them to make it to the final after they ended regular season as second best team. Among other achievements Durchev received Eurobasket.com All-Bulgarian League 2nd Team award back in 20...   [read more]

Darius Adams
Darius Adams selected the top Bulgarian playing abroad in last week's games - 2 days ago
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Bulgarians who are currently playing 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 eighth-ranked Shandong Bulls in the Chinese CBA in Friday night's game.    [read more]


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Beroe beat Academic Sofia to seal Bulgarian Cup title - 4 days ago  
Bulgarian U16 National Team 2017 - 8 days ago  
Bulgarian NBL round 18 best performance: Evan Bruinsma - 9 days ago  
Darius Adams' 42 points make him top Bulgarian player abroad of the week - 9 days ago  
NBL Round 18: Academik Plovdiv is defeated by Rilski - 10 days ago  
Division A Round 3 (Second Stage): Dunav 2016 loses to Dolphin - 11 days ago  
Academik Plovdiv inks Milorad Sutulovic - 13 days ago  
Beroe almost secured semifinal spot in Balkan League - 15 days ago  
Semple's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 16 days ago  
Darius Adams' double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Bulgarians playing currently abroad: - 16 days ago  
NBL Round 17: Rilski defeat leader Lukoil Acad. - 17 days ago  
Division A Round 2 (Second Stage): UE Varna lose to Akademik Sofia - 18 days ago  
Melsahn Basabe (ex Doxa Lefkadas) signs at Lukoil Academic Sofia - 23 days ago  
Jordan Semple claims Bulgarian NBL weekly honour - 24 days ago  
Division A Round 1 (Second Stage): Levski 2014 lose to UE Varna - 25 days ago  
NBL Round 16: Academik Plovdiv edge Spartak Pleven by two points - 25 days ago  
Swiss Central inks Colin Voss, ex Balkan - 26 days ago  
Bulgarian NBL round 15 best performance: Jordan Semple - 30 days ago  
NBL Round 15: Beroe is defeated by Rilski - 1 month ago  
Division A Round 14: Cherno More 2 defeats Dolphin in the game between Top 4 teams - 1 month ago  
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