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NBL Standings
 1. Lukoil Acad. 17-4 
 2. Akademik PL 14-6 
 3. Beroe 13-7 
 4. Rilski 13-8 
 5. Spartak Pleven 10-10 
 6. Balkan 10-10 
 7. Yambol 6-14 
 8. Cherno More 5-16 
 9. Levski 4-17 
Full Standings
Last:3/26/2017
Division Standings
Places 1-6
 1. Akademik Sofia 8-0 
 2. Levski 2014-2 5-3 
 3. UE Varna 5-3 
 4. Rilski 2 3-5 
 5. Chavdar 2-6 
 6. Vidabasket 1-7 
Places 7-13
 1. Cherno More 2 7-1 
 2. Shumen 6-2 
 3. Dolphin 4-4 
 4. Dunav 2016 4-4 
 5. CSKA 2-6 
 6. Akademik Varna 1-7 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:3/29/2017
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
 D.J. SHELTON
  Rilski
  (208-F-91)
  Avg: 24.1
 1. Shelton, Rilski24.1 
 2. Semple, Akademik.20.9 
 3. Ivanov, Levski19.5 
 4. Yanev, Cherno More19.4 
 5. Petkov, Yambol18.7 
 6. Smith, Akademik PL17.1 
 7. Marincheshki, Spartak .16.7 
 8. Sekulovic, Balkan16.6 
 9. Tsonkov, Cherno M.16.5 
 10. Bozov, Rilski16.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jordan SEMPLE
  Akademik.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 12.1
 1. Semple, Akademik.12.1 
 2. Shelton, Rilski11.0 
 3. Marincheshki, Spartak .9.2 
 4. Zack, Lukoil Acad.8.8 
 5. Sekulovic, Balkan8.6 
 6. Varbanov, Yambol8.5 
 7. Savic, Spartak .8.5 
 8. Yanev, Cherno More8.3 
 9. Bruinsma, Rilski7.7 
 10. Jones, Beroe7.7 
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, Balkan5.7 
 4. Gruev, Spartak .5.4 
 5. Gibson, Lukoil Acad.5.0 
 6. Parker, Rilski4.8 
 7. Dudev, Spartak .4.3 
 8. Raley-Ross, Beroe4.3 
 9. Hadjirusev, Levski4.2 
 10. Ostrev, Yambol4.1 
Steals Per Game
 Deyan KARAMFILOV
  Cherno M.
  (180-PG-94)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Karamfilov, Cherno M.2.2 
 2. Semple, Akademik.2.0 
 3. Parker, Rilski1.9 
 4. Jones, Beroe1.9 
 5. Bellfield, Akademik.1.9 
 6. Zahariev, Lukoil A.1.9 
 7. Yanev, Cherno More1.9 
 8. Veselinov, Levski1.7 
 9. Hott, Balkan1.7 
 10. Gibson, Beroe1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Jordan SEMPLE
  Akademik.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Semple, Akademik.1.8 
 2. Jones, Beroe1.4 
 3. Varbanov, Yambol1.1 
 4. Korniyenko, Lukoil A.0.9 
 5. Savic, Spartak .0.9 
 6. Doychinov, Levski0.8 
 7. Johnson, Akademik.0.8 
 8. Daniels, Balkan0.7 
 9. Zack, Lukoil Acad.0.7 
 10. Delic, Rilski0.7 
Player of the Week

 Oscar Bellfield
  Akademik PL
  ( 187-PG-86-90 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 24 (Regular Season)

Spart.Pleven Apr.1 Lukoil Acad 68%
Balkan 82% Apr.1 Levski
Beroe 66% Apr.1 Rilski
Yambol Apr.1 Akademik PL 73%
Next Round Schedule

Round 9 (Second Stage)

Places 1-6
Rilski 2 66% Apr.2 Vidabasket
UE Varna 83% Apr.2 Chavdar
Levski 2014- Apr.2 Akademik Sof 74%
Places 7-12
Dolphin 50% Apr.2 Shumen
Cherno More 73% Apr.2 Dunav 2016
CSKA 76% Apr.2 Akademik Var
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Oostende Mar.29 Chalon 99%
Nanterre Mar.29 Telekom Bsk 53%
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Semi-Finals)

Kumanovo 73% Mar.29 Peja
Kostov's 33-point game gives him Player of the Week award - Feb 18, 2013


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Chavdar
Kostov
24-year old shooting guard Chavdar Kostov (195-SG-88, agency: Interperformances) put on an amazing game in the last round for second-ranked Levski Sofia and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 17.
He had the game-high 33 points adding four rebounds and three assists for Levski Sofia in his team's victory, helping them to beat Tundja Yambol (#5, 9-8) 78-67. Levski Sofia maintains the 2nd position in Bulgarian league. They are still close to the very top. Levski Sofia would have been even better if they kept winning the games like in the last round. They have a solid 14-3 record. In the team's last game Kostov had a remarkable 71.4% 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. Chavdar Kostov averages this season 12.9ppg.

Second best performed player last round was Giorgos Galiotos (213-C-86, agency: Interperformances) of Cherno More. He is Greek center in his first season at Cherno More. In the last game Galiotos recorded impressive double-double of 12 points and 18 rebounds. Of course he lead Cherno More to another comfortable win outscoring U20 (#10, 0-17) 84-55. Cherno More's 6th position in the standings has not changed. His team is not often considered as one of the league's best with a mere 7-9 record. Galiotos is a newcomer at Cherno More and despite he is not a team leader yet, every game he becomes more reliable player. Hopefully performances like the last one will happen more often.

Third place about best performers goes to guard Reginald Holmes (193-G-87) of Beroe (#7). Holmes got into 30-points club by scoring exactly 30 points in the last round. He went also for five rebounds . He was a key player of Beroe, leading his team to a 103-78 easy win against slightly lower-ranked Spartak Pleven (#9, 4-13). The chances of Beroe ranking at the top of the league, however are very questionable as they have already lost 10 games, recording just seven victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Holmes could help Beroe to bring them higher in the standings. Holmes has a great season in Bulgaria. After 17 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 20.8ppg (best scorer).

Other top performing players last week:
4. James Tyler (218-C-88) of Chernomorets - 20 points and 16 rebounds
5. Mitchell Carter (208-C) of Beroe - 15 points and 12 rebounds
6. Braxton Dupree (203-F-89) of Rilski Sportist - 12 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists
7. Branko Mirkovic (190-G-82) of Rilski Sportist - 21 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists
8. Will Walker (183-G) of Beroe - 17 points, 2 rebounds and 7 assists
9. Asen Velikov (185-PG-86) of Cherno More - 12 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists
10. Vladimir Panic (194-F-82) of Balkan - 21 points, 4 rebounds and 4 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)   



Division A Round 8 (Second Stage): Akademik Sofia beats Rilski 2 in the most crucial game of the week - 5 hours ago
There are only two more rounds left in the Second Stage in Division A. An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Sofia. Top-ranked Akademik Sofia faced 4th ranked Rilski 2. Host Akademik Sofia (8-0) smashed guests from Samokov (3-5) 90-62. The game without a history. Akademik Sofia led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Akademik Sofia maintains first position in A with 8-0 record. Rilski 2 at the other side keeps the four...   [read more]

Dee Bost
Dee Bost selected the top Bulgarian playing abroad in last week's games - 1 day 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 Dee Bost (188-89, agency: BeoBasket). Heto a victory against the fifth-ranked Banco di Srd in the Basketball Champions League in Wednesday night's game.    [read more]

Oscar
Bellfield
Bellfield's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 2 days ago
26-year old point guard Oscar Bellfield (187-PG-90) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for second-ranked Akademik PL and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 23. He got a double-double of 27 points and 11 assists, while his team edged out Levski (#9, 4-17) 106-105. Akademik PL maintains the 2nd 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 t...   [read more]


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NBL Round 23: Yambol defeat leader Lukoil Acad. - 3 days ago  
Beroe with 9 points advantage after first Semifinal - 7 days ago  
Darius Adams' 48 points make him top Bulgarian player abroad of the week - 8 days ago  
Nikolay Varbanov claims Bulgarian NBL weekly honour - 9 days ago  
Division A Round 7 (Second Stage): Dolphin hand first defeat to Cherno More 2 - 10 days ago  
NBL Round 22: Academik Plovdiv edge Cherno More by three points - 10 days ago  
Darius Adams' 43 points make him top Bulgarian player abroad of the week - 15 days ago  
Division A Round 6: Levski 2014-2 beat UE Varna in the most crucial game of the week - 16 days ago  
Bulgarian NBL round 21 best performance: D.J. Shelton - 16 days ago  
NBL Round 21: Academik Plovdiv overcome Balkan in the closest game of the week - 17 days ago  
Bruinsma's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 22 days ago  
Darius Adams selected the top Bulgarian playing abroad in last week's games - 22 days ago  
NBL Round 20: Lukoil Acad. beat Balkan by three after a very close game - 23 days ago  
Division A Round 5 (Second Stage): UE Varna beat Rilski 2 - 24 days ago  
Durchev is back at Balkan - 25 days ago  
Parker is back at Geneve Lions, ex Rilski - 26 days ago  
Georgi Sirakov joins Fiorentina - 29 days ago  
Aaron Jones claims Bulgarian NBL weekly honour - 29 days ago  
Darius Adams' 37 points make him top Bulgarian player abroad of the week - 29 days ago  
NBL Round 19: Lukoil Acad. edge Academik Plovdiv by two points - 30 days ago  
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