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NBL Standings
 1. Akademik PL 3-0 
 2. Balkan 2-0 
 3. Beroe 2-0 
 4. Levski 2014 2-1 
 5. Lukoil Acad. 1-1 
 6. Rilski 1-2 
 7. Yambol 1-2 
 8. Cherno More 0-3 
 9. Spartak Pleven 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/22/2017
Division Standings
East
 1. Chavdar 2-0 
 2. UE Varna 2-0 
 3. Beroe-2 1-1 
 4. Dolphin 1-1 
 5. Chernomorets 0-2 
 6. Shumen 0-2 
West
 1. Athletic Sofia 2-0 
 2. Buba 2-0 
 3. Akademik Sofia 1-1 
 4. CSKA 1-1 
 5. Rilski 2 0-1 
 6. Vidabasket 0-1 
 7. Balkan 2 0-2 
Full Standings
Last:10/23/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1 Antwerp 1-0 
 2 Groningen 1-0 
 3 Bosna-Royal 0-1 
 4 Le Portel 0-1 
Group B
 1 Avtodor 1-0 
 2 Benfica 1-0 
 3 Bakken 0-1 
 4 Nevezis 0-1 
Group C
 1 Kataja Basket 1-0 
 2 Mornar Bar 1-0 
 3 FC Porto 0-1 
 4 Kapfenberg 0-1 
Group D
 1 Keravnos 1-0 
 2 Kormend 1-0 
 3 Balkan 0-1 
 4 Brussels 0-1 
Group E
 1 Lukoil Acad. 1-0 
 2 UBT Cluj Napoca 1-0 
 3 Dinamo Tbilisi 0-1 
 4 Istanbul BBSK 0-1 
Group F
 1 Bnei Hertzeliya 1-0 
 2 Spirou 1-0 
 3 Alba 0-1 
 4 Tsmoki-Minsk 0-1 
Group G
 1 Demir IBB 1-0 
 2 Sigal Prishtina 1-0 
 3 Khimik 0-1 
 4 Mons-Hainaut 0-1 
Group H
 1 N.Novgorod 1-0 
 2 Szolnok 1-0 
 3 Falco-Vulcano 0-1 
 4 Karpos Sokoli 0-1 
Last:10/18/2017
S Standings
 1 Akademik PL 2-0 
 2 Blokotehna 2-0 
 3 Rilski 1-0 
 4 Levski 2014 1-1 
 5 Kumanovo 1-1 
 6 Bashkimi 0-1 
 7 Ibar Rozaje 0-2 
 8 SK Tirana 0-2 
Last:10/19/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Pavel IVANOV
  Balkan
  (200-F/G-88)
  Avg: 25
 1. Ivanov, Balkan25.0 
 2. Yanev-G., Beroe23.0 
 3. Whisnant, Beroe21.5 
 4. Davis, Beroe20.5 
 5. Simeonov, Levski20.3 
 6. Hristov, Cherno M.18.3 
 7. Arnett, Yambol18.0 
 8. Perine, Yambol17.3 
 9. Umipig, Akademik.17.0 
 10. Kuntic, Spartak .16.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Nikola MARAVIC
  Levski
  (212-C-89)
  Avg: 10.7
 1. Maravic, Levski10.7 
 2. Clanton, Lukoil Acad.10.0 
 3. Johnson, Akademik.9.0 
 4. Kemp, Beroe9.0 
 5. Varbanov, Yambol8.7 
 6. Simeonov, Levski7.7 
 7. Arnett, Yambol7.5 
 8. Brooks, Balkan7.5 
 9. Haughton, Balkan7.5 
 10. Nguirane, Akademik.7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Deyan KARAMFILOV
  Levski
  (180-PG-94)
  Avg: 7.7
 1. Karamfilov, Levski7.7 
 2. Umipig, Akademik.7.7 
 3. Avramov, Lukoil A.7.0 
 4. Velikov, Lukoil Acad.5.5 
 5. Zhelev, Beroe5.5 
 6. Arnett, Yambol5.0 
 7. Brooks, Balkan5.0 
 8. Marinov, Spartak .5.0 
 9. Parker, Beroe5.0 
 10. DiNunno, Beroe4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Konstantin KOEV
  Spartak .
  (196-F-91)
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Koev, Spartak .3.3 
 2. Ivanov, Balkan3.0 
 3. Taylor, Rilski3.0 
 4. DiNunno, Beroe3.0 
 5. Fortenberry, Balkan3.0 
 6. Wright, Rilski3.0 
 7. Marincheshki, Rilski2.7 
 8. Zhelev, Beroe2.5 
 9. Petkov, Yambol2.5 
 10. Haughton, Balkan2.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Alex DAVIS
  Beroe
  (206-F-92)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Davis, Beroe1.5 
 2. Kemp, Beroe1.0 
 3. Nikolov, Beroe1.0 
 4. Taylor, Rilski1.0 
 5. Clanton, Lukoil Acad.1.0 
 6. Simeonov, Levski0.7 
 7. Maravic, Levski0.7 
 8. Ivanov, Yambol0.7 
 9. Stefanov, Cherno M.0.7 
 10. Perine, Yambol0.7 
Poll


Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

Rilski 92% Oct.28 Spart.Pleven
Levski 2014 Oct.28 Beroe 62%
Balkan 52% Oct.28 Akademik PL
Levski 2014 95% Oct.28 Cherno More
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

East
Dolphin 56% Oct.29 Beroe-2
Chernomorets 50% Oct.29 Shumen
Chavdar 59% Oct.29 UE Varna
West
Balkan 2 50% Oct.29 Rilski 2
CSKA 56% Oct.29 Akademik Sof
Vidabasket Oct.29 Buba 98%
Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (Regular Season)

Group A
Bosna-Royal 50% Oct.25 Antwerp
Groningen 50% Oct.24 Le Portel
Group B
Bakken 50% Oct.25 Benfica
Nevezis 50% Oct.24 Avtodor
Group C
Kataja Bsk 50% Oct.25 FC Porto
Kapfenberg 50% Oct.24 Mornar Bar
Group D
Kormend 50% Oct.25 Balkan
Keravnos 50% Oct.24 Brussels
Group E
Istanbul BB 50% Oct.25 Lukoil Acad
Din.Tbilisi 50% Oct.25 UBT Cluj Na
Group F
Bnei Hertzel 50% Oct.25 Tsmoki-Minsk
Alba 50% Oct.24 Spirou
Group G
Demir IBB 50% Oct.25 Mons-Hainaut
Sigal Prisht 50% Oct.25 Khimik
Group H
Falco-Vulcan 50% Oct.25 Szolnok
Karpos Sokol 50% Oct.25 N.Novgorod
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

SK Tirana 56% Oct.25 Bashkimi
Ibar Rozaje 50% Oct.25 Rilski
Kumanovo Oct.25 Akademik PL 76%
Levski 2014 Oct.24 Blokotehna 75%
NBL Round 13: Academik Plovdiv edges Cherno More by one point - Jan 9, 2017


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Host teams show no mercy winning all games.

The most exciting game of round 13 in the NBL took place in Plovdiv. This derby game ended with only one-point defeat on the road of 7th ranked Cherno More (4-8) to third ranked Academik Plovdiv (7-4) 90-89 on Sunday evening. French-American forward Jordan Semple (201-92, college: Chico St.) fired a double-double by scoring 18 points and 18 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) for the winners. American guard Shakir Smith (185-92, college: Adams St.) chipped in 23 points. Guard Stanislav Tsonkov (192-91) produced a double-double by scoring 15 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists for lost side. Cherno More's coach Spas Natov rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Academik Plovdiv maintains third place with 7-4 record having four points less than leader Lukoil Acad. Cherno More at the other side keeps the seventh position with eight games lost. Academik Plovdiv are looking forward to face bottom-ranked Levski (#9) in Sofia in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Cherno More will play at home against Balkan and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Leader Lukoil Acad. delivered the tenth victory. This time they beat 9th ranked Levski (2-10) 84-69 in Sofia. Worth to mention a great performance of power forward Denis Agre (205-88, college: Pepperdine) who helped to win the game recording 12 points and 9 rebounds. Danny Gibson contributed with 10 points and 6 assists for the winners. Lukoil Acad.'s coach Toni Dechev allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Guard Kiril Raykov (192-87) answered with 20 points for Levski. Lukoil Acad. have a solid series of three victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 10-2 record. Levski lost fourth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with ten games lost. Lukoil Acad. will play against Yambol (#8) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Levski will play against Academik Plovdiv and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Stara Zagora. Local Beroe (9-3) outscored 5th ranked Spartak Pleven (5-6) 96-65 on Saturday night. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Spartak Pleven. Brandis Raley-Ross stepped up and scored 19 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. At the losing side Aleksandar Gruev responded with 11 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Beroe have a solid series of four victories in a row. They maintain second place with 9-3 record behind leader Lukoil Acad. Loser Spartak Pleven dropped to the sixth position with six games lost. Beroe will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Spartak Pleven will play against Rilski (#5) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last game of round 13 Yambol was defeated by Rilski in Samokov 102-90.

Akademik PL - Cherno More 90-89

The most exciting game of round 13 in the NBL took place in Plovdiv. This derby game ended with only one-point defeat on the road of 7th ranked Cherno More (4-8) to third ranked Academik Plovdiv (7-4) 90-89 on Sunday evening. French-American forward Jordan Semple (201-92, college: Chico St.) fired a double-double by scoring 18 points and 18 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) for the winners. American guard Shakir Smith (185-92, college: Adams St.) chipped in 23 points. Guard Stanislav Tsonkov (192-91) produced a double-double by scoring 15 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists and point guard Deyan Karamfilov (180-94) added 15 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists respectively for lost side. Four Academik Plovdiv and five Cherno More players scored in double figures. Cherno More's coach Spas Natov rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Academik Plovdiv maintains third place with 7-4 record having four points less than leader Lukoil Acad. Cherno More at the other side keeps the seventh position with eight games lost. Academik Plovdiv are looking forward to face bottom-ranked Levski (#9) in Sofia in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Cherno More will play at home against Balkan and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Akademik PL: S.Smith 23+2reb+1ast, J.Semple 18+18reb+2ast, O.Bellfield 11+3reb+8ast, V.Aleksandrov 10+8reb+1ast, S.Vaklinov 9+5reb+1ast, D.Dimitrov 9+4reb+4ast
Cherno More: M.Markovic 19+6reb+2ast, S.Tsonkov 15+12reb+4ast, D.Karamfilov 15+9reb+6ast, N.Djuric 14+8reb, V.Hristov 13+4reb+2ast, T.Kurtev 8+4reb+1ast
gschID: 496068


Rilski - Yambol 102-90

There was no surprise in Samokov where 8th ranked Yambol (3-8) was defeated by fifth ranked Rilski (6-6) 102-90 on Sunday. Rilski made 20-of-23 free shots (87.0 percent) during the game. Rilski outrebounded Yambol 39-18 including a 14-3 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 29 assists. American forward D.J. Shelton (208-91, college: Washington St.) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 33 points (!!!) and 12 rebounds (made all of his seven free throws) for the winners and his fellow American import forward Evan Bruinsma (202-92, college: Detroit Mercy, agency: Inception Sports) chipped in 19 points and 4 assists. At the losing side guard Ventsislav Petkov (188-91, agency: Interperformances) responded with a double-double by scoring 25 points and 10 assists and the former international center Nikolay Varbanov (209-85, agency: Interperformances) scored 16 points and 8 rebounds. Four Rilski and five Yambol players scored in double figures. Rilski maintains fifth place with 6-6 record. Yambol lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the eighth position with eight games lost. Rilski will meet Spartak Pleven (#6) on the road in the next round. Yambol will play against the league's leader Lukoil Acad. and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Rilski: D.Shelton 33+12reb, E.Bruinsma 19+2reb+4ast, Y.Bozov 14+4reb+6ast, T.Woods 11+4reb, N.Stoyanov 10+1reb, K.Parker 9+6reb+7ast
Yambol: V.Petkov 25+10ast, S.Petkov 19+3reb, N.Varbanov 16+8reb+1ast, S.Govedarov 10+1reb+2ast, T.Ostrev 10+1reb+4ast, A.Ivanov 5+3reb+1ast
gschID: 496069


Beroe - Spartak Pleven 96-65

The game with biggest result difference took place in Stara Zagora. Local Beroe (9-3) outscored 5th ranked Spartak Pleven (5-6) 96-65 on Saturday night. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Spartak Pleven. Beroe dominated down low during the game scoring 54 of its points in the paint compared to Spartak Pleven's 30. Beroe forced 21 Spartak Pleven turnovers. It was a great shooting night for Beroe especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 52.9 percentage. American guard Brandis Raley-Ross (191-87, college: S.Carolina) stepped up and scored 19 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners and his fellow American import guard Shane Gibson (188-90, college: Sacred Heart) chipped in 14 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Four Beroe players scored in double figures. At the losing side the former international guard Aleksandar Gruev (187-83) responded with 11 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists and Montenegrin-Serbian center Milovan Savic (205-87) scored 14 points and 6 rebounds. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Beroe have a solid series of four victories in a row. They maintain second place with 9-3 record behind leader Lukoil Acad. Loser Spartak Pleven dropped to the sixth position with six games lost. Beroe will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Spartak Pleven will play against Rilski (#5) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Beroe: B.Raley-Ross 19+5reb+5ast, S.Gibson 14+5reb+4ast, S.Tesija 13+3reb+1ast, A.Jones 12+3reb+3ast, O.Gudul 10+2reb+1ast, T.Zhelev 8+3reb+2ast
Spartak Pleven: M.Savic 14+6reb, G.Nikolov 11+1reb+1ast, A.Gruev 11+5reb+8ast, D.Marincheshki 9+11reb, M.Marinov 8+2reb, M.Dudev 6+1reb+1ast
gschID: 496070


Lukoil Acad. - Levski 84-69

Leader Lukoil Acad. delivered the tenth victory. This time they beat 9th ranked Levski (2-10) 84-69 in Sofia. Worth to mention a great performance of power forward Denis Agre (205-88, college: Pepperdine) who helped to win the game recording 12 points and 9 rebounds. American-Cameroonian point guard Danny Gibson (177-84, college: S.Indiana) contributed with 10 points and 6 assists for the winners. Lukoil Acad.'s coach Toni Dechev allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Guard Kiril Raykov (192-87) answered with 20 points and Angel Peychinov (201-95) added 19 points in the effort for Levski. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Lukoil Acad. have a solid series of three victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 10-2 record. Levski lost fourth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with ten games lost. Lukoil Acad. will play against Yambol (#8) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Levski will play against Academik Plovdiv and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Lukoil Acad.: H.Zahariev 12+3reb+2ast, D.Agre 12+9reb, D.Gibson 10+4reb+6ast, N.Grozev 10+1reb+1ast, A.Beane 10+3reb+3ast, K.Minkov 8+2reb+3ast
Levski: K.Raykov 20+4reb+2ast, A.Peychinov 19+2reb, E.Hadjirusev 16+2reb+3ast, P.Ivanov 12+5reb+2ast, L.Dimitrov 2+2reb+1ast, V.Avramov 0
gschID: 496067


  




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