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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
 D.J. SHELTON
  Rilski
  (208-F-91)
  Avg: 22.5
 1. Shelton, Rilski22.5 
 2. Semple, Akademik.20.8 
 3. Ivanov, Levski19.6 
 4. Petkov, Yambol18.3 
 5. Smith, Akademik PL17.7 
 6. Marincheshki, Spartak .17.3 
 7. Sekulovic, Balkan16.9 
 8. Tsonkov, Cherno M.16.4 
 9. Savic, Spartak .16.3 
 10. Marinov, Spartak .15.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jordan SEMPLE
  Akademik.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 12.3
 1. Semple, Akademik.12.3 
 2. Shelton, Rilski11.0 
 3. Marincheshki, Spartak .9.6 
 4. Sekulovic, Balkan9.3 
 5. Savic, Spartak .8.6 
 6. Zack, Lukoil Acad.8.5 
 7. Varbanov, Yambol8.3 
 8. Daniels, Balkan7.6 
 9. Bruinsma, Rilski7.6 
 10. Petkov, Yambol7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Oscar BELLFIELD
  Akademik.
  (187-PG-90)
  Avg: 6.9
 1. Bellfield, Akademik.6.9 
 2. Karamfilov, Cherno M.6.0 
 3. Gruev, Spartak .5.7 
 4. Hott, Balkan5.6 
 5. Gibson, Lukoil Acad.5.1 
 6. Parker, Rilski4.8 
 7. Dudev, Spartak .4.8 
 8. Petkov, Yambol4.3 
 9. Hadjirusev, Levski4.3 
 10. Bozov, Rilski4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Deyan KARAMFILOV
  Cherno M.
  (180-PG-94)
  Avg: 2
 1. Karamfilov, Cherno M.2.0 
 2. Semple, Akademik.2.0 
 3. Parker, Rilski1.9 
 4. Bellfield, Akademik.1.9 
 5. Marinov, Balkan1.8 
 6. Gibson, Beroe1.7 
 7. Zahariev, Lukoil A.1.6 
 8. Hott, Balkan1.6 
 9. Jones, Beroe1.6 
 10. Beane, Lukoil Acad.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Jordan SEMPLE
  Akademik.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 2
 1. Semple, Akademik.2.0 
 2. Jones, Beroe1.5 
 3. Varbanov, Yambol1.1 
 4. Korniyenko, Lukoil A.1.0 
 5. Petkov, Yambol0.8 
 6. Savic, Spartak .0.8 
 7. Zack, Lukoil Acad.0.8 
 8. Doychinov, Levski0.8 
 9. Marincheshki, Spartak .0.7 
 10. Daniels, Balkan0.6 
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Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

Lukoil Acad 85% Apr.27 Yambol
Akademik PL 64% Apr.27 Cherno More
Beroe 60% Apr.27 Spart.Pleven
Rilski Apr.27 Balkan 51%
NBL Round 16: Academik Plovdiv edge Spartak Pleven by two points - Jan 29, 2017


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There are only two more rounds left in the Regular Season in NBL.

The most exciting game of round 16 in the NBL took place in Pleven. This derby game ended with only two-point home defeat of 6th ranked Spartak Pleven (6-8) to third ranked Academik Plovdiv (10-4) 90-88 on Saturday evening. Academik Plovdiv forced 19 Spartak Pleven turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. French-American forward Jordan Semple (201-92, college: Chico St.) fired a double-double by scoring 17 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. American point guard Oscar Bellfield (187-90, college: UNLV) chipped in 19 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Power forward Dimitar Marincheshki (200-90) produced a double-double by scoring 18 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists for lost side. Academik Plovdiv have a solid four-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place. Spartak Pleven at the other side keeps the sixth position with eight games lost. Academik Plovdiv are looking forward to face Beroe (#4) in Stara Zagora in the next round. Spartak Pleven will play on the road against Balkan in Botevgrad and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Stara Zagora. First ranked Lukoil Acad. faced their biggest opponent Beroe. Guests from Sofia (13-2) defeated host Beroe (9-5) 87-80. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international Filip Videnov (196-80, college: W.Kentucky, agency: Alti Sport) who helped to win the game recording 25 points. Steve Zack contributed with 12 points and 15 rebounds for the winners. American forward Aaron Jones (206-93, college: Mississippi, agency: Two Points) replied with a double-double by scoring 20 points, 16 rebounds and 4 assists for Beroe. Beroe's coach Ljubomir Minchev rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Lukoil Acad. have an impressive six-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with 13-2 record. Beroe at the other side dropped to the third place with five games lost. They share the position with Balkan. Lukoil Acad. will play against Rilski (#5) in Samokov in the next round. Beroe will play on the road against the league's second-placed Academik Plovdiv and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked Levski managed to get a third victory, breaking the six-game losing streak on Friday night. This time they won against seventh-ranked Cherno More in Sofia 79-70. Worth to mention a great performance of Veselin Veselinov who helped to win the game recording 17 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists. At the losing side Deyan Karamfilov responded with 21 points, 7 assists and 7 steals. Cherno More's coach Spas Natov tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Levski maintains ninth position with 3-12 record. Cherno More lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the seventh place with ten games lost. Levski will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Cherno More will play against Yambol (#8) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Yambol was also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked Balkan (9-5) played at the court of 8th ranked Yambol (3-11). Balkan managed to secure a 7-point victory 62-55. The winners were led by Mihailo Sekulovic who scored that evening 16 points and 8 rebounds. Balkan have a solid four-game winning streak. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Beroe. Yambol lost ninth consecutive game. They keep the eighth position with 11 games lost. Balkan's next round opponent will be Spartak Pleven (#6) at home. Yambol will play against Cherno More in Varna and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

The best stats of 16th round was 14 points and 4 assists by Tsvetoslav Ostrev of Yambol.

Yambol - Balkan 55-62

The game in Yambol was also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked Balkan (9-5) played at the court of 8th ranked Yambol (3-11). Balkan managed to secure a 7-point victory 62-55. The winners were led by Montenegrin center Mihailo Sekulovic (206-91) who scored that evening 16 points and 8 rebounds and Serbian power forward Dusan Cvetkovic (205-89, agency: BeoBasket) supported him with 14 points and 6 rebounds. Even 12 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists by the former international center Nikolay Varbanov (209-85, agency: Interperformances) did not help to save the game for Yambol. Guard Ventsislav Petkov (188-91, agency: Interperformances) added 12 points and 8 rebounds for lost side. Four Yambol players scored in double figures. Balkan have a solid four-game winning streak. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Beroe. Yambol lost ninth consecutive game. They keep the eighth position with 11 games lost. Balkan's next round opponent will be Spartak Pleven (#6) at home. Yambol will play against Cherno More in Varna and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Yambol: T.Ostrev 14+2reb+4ast, S.Govedarov 13+2reb+1ast, V.Petkov 12+8reb+2ast, N.Varbanov 12+9reb+4ast, A.Ivanov 2+3reb, S.Petkov 2+16reb
Balkan: M.Sekulovic 16+8reb+3ast, D.Cvetkovic 14+6reb, R.Kochev 9+5reb+1ast, A.Hott 8+2reb+4ast, T.Daniels 5+6reb+2ast, N.Marinov 4+3reb+5ast
gschID: 496082


Spartak Pleven - Akademik PL 88-90

The most exciting game of round 16 in the NBL took place in Pleven. This derby game ended with only two-point home defeat of 6th ranked Spartak Pleven (6-8) to third ranked Academik Plovdiv (10-4) 90-88 on Saturday evening. Academik Plovdiv forced 19 Spartak Pleven turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. French-American forward Jordan Semple (201-92, college: Chico St.) fired a double-double by scoring 17 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. American point guard Oscar Bellfield (187-90, college: UNLV) chipped in 19 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Power forward Dimitar Marincheshki (200-90) produced a double-double by scoring 18 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists and Martin Marinov (191-85, agency: 011 Sports) added 23 points and 6 rebounds respectively for lost side. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Academik Plovdiv have a solid four-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place. Spartak Pleven at the other side keeps the sixth position with eight games lost. Academik Plovdiv are looking forward to face Beroe (#4) in Stara Zagora in the next round. Spartak Pleven will play on the road against Balkan in Botevgrad and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Spartak Pleven: M.Marinov 23+6reb+1ast, D.Marincheshki 18+11reb+4ast, G.Nikolov 15+3ast, M.Savic 12+7reb+5ast, M.Tanev 8+3reb+3ast, K.Koev 7+4reb+2ast
Akademik PL: S.Smith 23+3reb+2ast, O.Bellfield 19+6reb+7ast, J.Semple 17+12reb+6ast, D.Dimitrov 15+4reb+4ast, V.Aleksandrov 6+4reb+1ast, V.Bachev 5+2reb+1ast
gschID: 496081


Beroe - Lukoil Acad. 80-87

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Stara Zagora. First ranked Lukoil Acad. faced their biggest opponent Beroe. Guests from Sofia (13-2) defeated host Beroe (9-5) 87-80. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international Filip Videnov (196-80, college: W.Kentucky, agency: Alti Sport) who helped to win the game recording 25 points. American center Steve Zack (211-92, college: La Salle) contributed with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 15 rebounds for the winners. American forward Aaron Jones (206-93, college: Mississippi, agency: Two Points) replied with a double-double by scoring 20 points, 16 rebounds and 4 assists and the former international Tihomir Zhelev (193-90) added 12 points and 4 assists in the effort for Beroe. Five Lukoil Acad. and four Beroe players scored in double figures. Beroe's coach Ljubomir Minchev rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Lukoil Acad. have an impressive six-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with 13-2 record. Beroe at the other side dropped to the third place with five games lost. They share the position with Balkan. Lukoil Acad. will play against Rilski (#5) in Samokov in the next round. Beroe will play on the road against the league's second-placed Academik Plovdiv and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Beroe: A.Jones 20+16reb+4ast, T.Zhelev 12+2reb+4ast, B.Raley-Ross 11+1reb+4ast, S.Gibson 10+3reb+2ast, T.Tenchev 8+5reb, O.Gudul 8+6reb+2ast
Lukoil Acad.: F.Videnov 25+4reb+3ast, M.Korniyenko 15+10reb+2ast, H.Zahariev 14+1ast, D.Gibson 12+4reb+6ast, S.Zack 12+15reb+1ast, A.Beane 7+1reb+1ast
gschID: 496079


Levski - Cherno More 79-70

Bottom-ranked Levski managed to get a third victory, breaking the six-game losing streak on Friday night. This time they won against seventh-ranked Cherno More in Sofia 79-70. Levski made 23-of-25 free shots (92.0 percent) during the game. Levski outrebounded Cherno More 37-26 including 27 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international forward Veselin Veselinov (202-83, college: W.Virginia St.) who helped to win the game recording 17 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists and international guard Evgeni Hadjirusev (193-95) who added 17 points and 5 assists (made all of his nine free throws !!!) during the contest. Five Levski players scored in double figures. At the losing side point guard Deyan Karamfilov (180-94) responded with 21 points, 7 assists and 7 steals and Bosnian Mrdan Markovic (-83) scored 13 points and 8 rebounds. Cherno More's coach Spas Natov tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Levski maintains ninth position with 3-12 record. Cherno More lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the seventh place with ten games lost. Levski will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Cherno More will play against Yambol (#8) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Cherno More: D.Karamfilov 21+3reb+7ast, M.Markovic 13+8reb+1ast, S.Tsonkov 11+3reb+2ast, F.Dedijer 6+7reb+2ast, N.Djuric 6+1reb, T.Kurtev 4+2reb+2ast
Levski: V.Veselinov 17+9reb+6ast, E.Hadjirusev 17+3reb+5ast, P.Ivanov 12+8reb+2ast, S.Slaveykov 10+7reb+5ast, K.Doychinov 10+4reb, A.Peychinov 7+4reb+2ast
gschID: 496080


  




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