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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 18: Academik Plovdiv is defeated by Rilski - Feb 13, 2017


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Coincidentally all hosts won their games.

The most important game in the last round took place in Samokov between second ranked Academik Plovdiv (11-5) and fifth ranked Rilski (9-7) on Saturday night. Academik Plovdiv was defeated by Rilski on the road 94-82. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Academik Plovdiv. Rilski dominated down low during the game scoring 72 of its points in the paint compared to Academik Plovdiv's 34. Rilski forced 19 Academik Plovdiv turnovers and outrebounded them 41-21 including 26 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. American forward D.J. Shelton (208-91, college: Washington St.) had a double-double by scoring 30 points and 11 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and the other American import forward Evan Bruinsma (202-92, college: Detroit Mercy, agency: Inception Sports) chipped in 19 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was international Dimitar Dimitrov (203-93, agency: Interperformances) with 25 points and 5 rebounds. Rilski have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Balkan. Academik Plovdiv at the other side keeps the second position with five games lost.
Very important is a road loss of third ranked Balkan (9-7) against fourth ranked Beroe (10-6) on Saturday night. Visiting Balkan was crushed by Beroe in Stara Zagora 87-61. Croatian power forward Stjepan Tesija (206-89) notched 15 points and 7 rebounds to lead the effort and Brandis Raley-Ross supported him with 15 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Even 23 points and 6 rebounds by Montenegrin center Mihailo Sekulovic (206-91) did not help to save the game for Balkan. 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 moved-up to third place. Balkan at the other side dropped to the fourth position with seven games lost. They share it with Rilski.
Bottom-ranked Yambol managed to get a fourth victory, breaking the ten-game losing streak on Saturday night. This time they won against eighth-ranked Levski 78-67. The best player for the winners was Ventsislav Petkov who scored 19 points and 6 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was Evgeni Hadjirusev who recorded 16 points. Yambol (4-12) moved-up to eighth place. Loser Levski dropped to the bottom position with 13 games lost.

In the last game of round 18 Cherno More lost to Spartak Pleven on the opponent's court 77-93.

Rilski - Akademik PL 94-82

The most important game in the last round took place in Samokov between second ranked Academik Plovdiv (11-5) and fifth ranked Rilski (9-7) on Saturday night. Academik Plovdiv was defeated by Rilski on the road 94-82. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Academik Plovdiv. Rilski dominated down low during the game scoring 72 of its points in the paint compared to Academik Plovdiv's 34. Rilski forced 19 Academik Plovdiv turnovers and outrebounded them 41-21 including 26 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. American forward D.J. Shelton (208-91, college: Washington St.) had a double-double by scoring 30 points and 11 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and the other American import forward Evan Bruinsma (202-92, college: Detroit Mercy, agency: Inception Sports) chipped in 19 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was international Dimitar Dimitrov (203-93, agency: Interperformances) with 25 points and 5 rebounds and American point guard Oscar Bellfield (187-90, college: UNLV) scored 18 points and 8 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Rilski have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Balkan. Academik Plovdiv at the other side keeps the second position with five games lost.
Top scorers:
Rilski: D.Shelton 30+11reb, E.Bruinsma 19+12reb+6ast, Y.Bozov 19+3reb+4ast, N.Stoyanov 11+4reb+5ast, K.Parker 9+3reb+7ast, Z.Georgiev 4+3reb
Akademik PL: D.Dimitrov 25+5reb, O.Bellfield 18+3reb+8ast, V.Bachev 17+2reb+4ast, S.Smith 16+3reb+4ast, V.Mihaylov 3+5reb+1ast, S.Vaklinov 2+2reb
gschID: 496089


Yambol - Levski 78-67

Bottom-ranked Yambol managed to get a fourth victory, breaking the ten-game losing streak on Saturday night. This time they won against eighth-ranked Levski 78-67. They outrebounded Levski 36-24 including 28 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was guard Ventsislav Petkov (188-91, agency: Interperformances) who scored 19 points and 6 rebounds. Forward Stoyan Petkov (198-85) chipped in 17 points and 6 rebounds. Four Yambol players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was international guard Evgeni Hadjirusev (193-95) who recorded 16 points and the former international swingman Pavel Ivanov (200-88, agency: Interperformances) added 14 points respectively. Yambol (4-12) moved-up to eighth place. Loser Levski dropped to the bottom position with 13 games lost.
Top scorers:
Yambol: V.Petkov 19+6reb+2ast, S.Petkov 17+6reb+2ast, S.Govedarov 14+3reb+5ast, N.Varbanov 14+7reb+1ast, E.Ivanov 8+1reb+2ast, T.Ostrev 6+4reb+3ast
Levski: E.Hadjirusev 16+3reb+3ast, V.Veselinov 15+3reb+1ast, P.Ivanov 14+4reb+3ast, A.Peychinov 7+5reb, S.Slaveykov 7+5reb+2ast, K.Doychinov 5+3reb
gschID: 496087


Spartak Pleven - Cherno More 93-77

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 7th ranked Cherno More's (5-11) road loss to sixth ranked Spartak Pleven (8-8) 77-93 on Saturday. Spartak Pleven forced 19 Cherno More turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. The best player for the winners was Martin Marinov (191-85, agency: 011 Sports) who scored 29 points and 8 assists. Power forward Dimitar Marincheshki (200-90) chipped in a double-double by scoring 23 points and 10 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was point guard Deyan Karamfilov (180-94) who recorded 14 points and 5 assists and naturalized Cypriot guard Angel Natskin (184-93) added 13 points and 4 assists respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Cherno More's coach Spas Natov rotated ten players seeing no chance for a win. Spartak Pleven maintains sixth position with 8-8 record. Loser Cherno More keeps the seventh place with 11 games lost.
Top scorers:
Spartak Pleven: M.Marinov 29+3reb+8ast, D.Marincheshki 23+10reb+3ast, M.Savic 15+9reb+3ast, M.Dudev 15+2reb+7ast, K.Koev 7+2reb+2ast, V.Galabov 2+2reb
Cherno More: D.Karamfilov 14+3reb+5ast, S.Tsonkov 14+3reb+2ast, A.Natskin 13+3reb+4ast, M.Markovic 10+4reb+1ast, N.Djuric 9+6reb, T.Kurtev 7
gschID: 496088


Beroe - Balkan 87-61

Very important is a road loss of third ranked Balkan (9-7) against fourth ranked Beroe (10-6) on Saturday night. Visiting Balkan was crushed by Beroe in Stara Zagora 87-61. Croatian power forward Stjepan Tesija (206-89) notched 15 points and 7 rebounds to lead the effort and American guard Brandis Raley-Ross (191-87, college: S.Carolina) supported him with 15 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Five Beroe players scored in double figures. Even 23 points and 6 rebounds by Montenegrin center Mihailo Sekulovic (206-91) did not help to save the game for Balkan. Serbian power forward Dusan Cvetkovic (205-89, agency: BeoBasket) added 16 points and 8 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 moved-up to third place. Balkan at the other side dropped to the fourth position with seven games lost. They share it with Rilski.
Top scorers:
Beroe: S.Tesija 15+7reb+2ast, B.Raley-Ross 15+5reb+4ast, O.Gudul 13+6reb+2ast, S.Gibson 13+4reb+2ast, A.Jones 10+7reb+2ast, T.Zhelev 8+1reb
Balkan: M.Sekulovic 23+6reb+2ast, D.Cvetkovic 16+8reb+1ast, A.Hott 7+5reb+5ast, S.Marinov 5+4reb+2ast, T.Daniels 4+1reb+1ast, R.Kochev 4+3reb
gschID: 496090


  




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