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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%
Darius Adams' 42 points make him top Bulgarian player abroad of the week - Feb 14, 2017


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Bulgarian players, who play currently abroad.


Darius Adams
Darius Adams
   #1. This week's number one is an international point guard Darius Adams (188-89, agency: Stealth Sport, college: Indianapolis, currently plays in China). He led Xinjiang Flying Tige to a victory over the 12th-ranked Qingdao Eagles (15-20) 110-102 in the Chinese CBA in Sunday night's game. Adams was MVP of the game. He scored 42 points (!!!), grabbed 6 rebounds and dished 6 assists in 42 minutes on the court. Xinjiang Flying Tigers (29-6) are placed second in the CBA. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Adams has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 32.6ppg, 5.7rpg, 6.1apg, 2.0spg, 2FGP: 56.1%(239-426), 3FGP: 35.3% and FT: 87.1% in 33 games he played so far. Adams is a naturalized American. He is currently a member of the Bulgarian senior national team. Strangely Adams has never played in Bulgaria.

Dee Bost
Dee Bost
   #2. Second place goes to an international point guard Dee Bost (188-89, agency: BeoBasket, college: Mississippi St., currently plays in France). He was the main contributor in Monaco's victory against the 16th-ranked Olympique Antibes (6-13) 91-84 in the French ProA last Friday. Bost was the best player in that game. He recorded 21 points, 4 rebounds and 8 assists (made all of his ten free throws !!!). AS Monaco Basket (17-2) is placed first in the ProA. It was his team's eighth consecutive victory in a row. Bost has relatively good stats this season: 12.9ppg, 3.1rpg, 5.4apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 43.4%, 3FGP: 33.3% and FT: 79.7%. He is a naturalized American. Bost is in the roster of the Bulgarian senior national team. Apparently he has never played in Bulgaria.

Alexander Vezenkov
Alexander Vezenkov
   #3. The Bulgarian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international power forward Alexander Vezenkov (206-95, currently plays in Euroleague). Vezenkov could not help FC Barcelona (8-14) in their last game. Despite his very good performance the 12th-placed FC Barcelona (8-14) lost 62-69 at home to the lower-ranked (#15) Galatasaray in the group A of Euroleague. Vezenkov was the top scorer with 18 points in 25 minutes. It was FC Barcelona's fourth consecutive loss in a row. This year Vezenkov's overall stats are: 7.3ppg, 3.3rpg, 1.1apg, 2FGP: 66.7%(38-57), 3FGP: 52.4%(22-42) and FT: 85.7% in 22 games. He has a dual citizenship: Cypriot and Bulgarian. Despite Vezenkov played previously for the Cypriot U16 national team, he is currently a member of the Bulgarian senior national team.

Earl Rowland
Earl Rowland
   #4. An experienced point guard Earl Rowland (188-83, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in EuroCup) was not able to help one of league's weakest teams Khimky (4-2) in their last game. Despite his good performance Khimky was crushed 96-74 on their home court in Khimky by the leading Bayern Muenchen. Rowland was the second best scorer with 13 points. He also added 5 rebounds in 38 minutes. They ended the series of three consecutive victories. There are only two games left until the end of the Eurocup Second Stage. So now every game is very crucial. It's Rowland's first season with the team. This year Rowland has relatively solid stats: 10.6ppg, 2.5rpg, 3.7apg and 1.5spg in 13 games. He is a naturalized American. Rowland used to play for the Bulgarian national team back in 2011. Interesting that he has never played in Bulgaria.

Cedric Simmons
Cedric Simmons
   #5. Former international power forward Cedric Simmons (206-86, college: N.Carolina St., currently plays in VTB United League) was not able to secure a victory for Kalev/Cramo (4-12) in their game against BC Nizhny Novgorod (5-10) in the VTB United League. Despite his very good performance on Monday night Simmons recorded a double-double by scoring 14 points and getting 11 rebounds. Simmons' total stats this season are: 8.3ppg, 7.1rpg, 1.9apg and 1.1bpg. He is a naturalized American. Simmons used to play for the Bulgarian national team five years ago. However he has never played in Bulgaria.

Pavel Marinov
Pavel Marinov
   #6. Small forward Pavel Marinov (199-88, agency: Interperformances, currently plays in Romania) contributed to a 2-point Pitesti's victory against one of league's weakest teams Craiova (5-14) 101-99 in the Romanian Liga Nationala in Monday night's game. Marinov was the top player that evening. He scored 21 points and added 5 passes in 38 minutes. BCM U Pitesti (12-8) is placed fourth in the Liga Nationala. Marinov's team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And now that game is quite important. Marinov has reliable stats this year: 14.3ppg, 4.9rpg and 4.2apg in 20 games. He is a former international player as he played for the Bulgarian senior team three years ago.

Kaloyan Ivanov
Kaloyan Ivanov
   #7. Former international power forward Kaloyan Ivanov (205-86, also represented by BeoBasket, currently plays in Turkey) was the major contributor in Tofas' victory against the closely-ranked Demir IBB (6-12) 73-69 in the Turkish BSL last Saturday. Ivanov scored 11 points. Tofas Bursa (8-10) is placed tenth in the BSL. Ivanov averaged so far 12.4ppg, 4.3rpg and 2.8apg. He used to play for the Bulgarian national team four years ago.

Earl Calloway
Earl Calloway
   #8. Guard Earl Calloway (191-83, college: Indiana, currently plays in Turkey) couldn't help Istanbul BBSK (6-12) in their game against Besiktas (9-8) in the Turkish BSL. Calloway scored 8 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 32 minutes. Istanbul BBSK lost 73-86 in a derby game to the much higher-ranked (#5) Besiktas. It was Istanbul BBSK's fourth consecutive loss in a row. Calloway's stats this year are: 11.9ppg, 4.3rpg, 5.1apg and 1.7spg in 16 games. He is a naturalized American. Calloway used to play for the Bulgarian national team back in 2010.

Branko Mirkovic
Branko Mirkovic
   #9. Former international guard Branko Mirkovic (190-82, agency: 011 Sports, currently plays in FIBA Europe Cup) managed to help CSM CSU Oradea in a victory against the third-ranked Usak Sportlif 82-72 in the FIBA Europe Cup in Wednesday night's game. Mirkovic recorded 5 points, 4 rebounds and 9 assists in 21 minutes. It was his first game for Oradea this season. His team is placed seventh in group Q. Mirkovic used to play for the Bulgarian national team four years ago.

Aleks Simeonov
Aleks Simeonov
   #10. Forward Aleks Simeonov (200-93, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Gipuzkoa (16-7) in their game against Burgos (7-9) in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division). Despite his good performance last Friday He scored 10 points. Simeonov's total stats this season are: 5.5ppg and 2.9rpg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Bulgarian National Team roster.

   #11. International shooting guard Ivan Lilov (194-88, agency: Two Points, currently plays in Hungary) couldn't help Szedeak in their game against Falco KC in the Hungarian A Division, despite his very good performance on Saturday night. Lilov was the second best scorer with 14 points. He also added 3 passes (went 5 for 5 at the free throw line) in 34 minutes. But his team lost 69-74. Lilov has very impressive stats this year: 21.1ppg, 4.1rpg, 4.1apg and 1.5spg in 18 games. He plays currently for the Bulgarian national team.

   #12. Former international power forward Dejan Ivanov (205-86, another player represented by BeoBasket, currently plays in Turkey) couldn't help Yesilgiresun Bld in their game against Fenerbahce in the Turkish BSL. Ivanov scored 5 points. His team was defeated 76-65. Ivanov averaged so far 11.6ppg and 6.6rpg. He used to play for the Bulgarian national team back in 2013.

   #13. Former international small forward Atanas Penev (195-85, currently plays in Germany) couldn't help Hertener Loewen in their game against Muenster in the German Regionalliga (fourth division). Penev scored 6 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and dished 3 assists. His team was defeated 80-74. Penev's total stats this season are: 8.5ppg, 4.4rpg, 2.1apg and 1.4spg. He used to play for the Bulgarian national team sixteen years ago.

   #14. Former international forward Sim Iliev (204-89, another player represented by Interperformances, currently plays in Austria) couldn't help Furstenfeld Panthers in their game against Gmunden Swans in the Austrian A Bundesliga. Iliev recorded 6 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 39 minutes. His team lost 68-74. Iliev has very impressive stats this year: 15.4ppg, 5.9rpg and 2.0apg in 21 games. He used to play for the Bulgarian national team back in 2014.

   #15. Former U20 international guard Milen Zahariev (190-92, currently plays in Germany) contributed to a Hagen BG's victory against the 14th-ranked Bielefeld 100-89 in the German Regionalliga (fourth division) last Saturday. Zahariev recorded a double-double by scoring 16 points and making 11 passes. He also added 6 rebounds and 6 steals. Zahariev averaged so far 11.7ppg, 7.2rpg, 1.9apg and 1.6spg. He used to play for the Bulgarian U20 national team six years ago.


The list of other players, who all have Bulgarian passport but never been selected to any of Bulgarian national teams:

   #1. Experienced Willie Deane (188-PG-80, agency: Higher Vision Sports, college: Purdue, currently plays in Basketball Champions League) led his Latvian team Ventspils to a victory over the third-ranked Umana Venezia (9-5) 74-67 in the Basketball Champions League in Tuesday night's game. Deane was the top player that evening. He recorded 16 points, 3 assists and 3 steals. BK Ventspils (7-7) is placed fifth in group C. This season Deane has relatively solid stats: 12.9ppg, 2.5rpg, 4.1apg and 1.7spg. He is a naturalized American. Deane used to play for PBC Lukoil Akademik Sophia in Bulgarian league.

   #2. Pero Antic (211-F/C-82, agency: BeoBasket, currently plays in Euroleague). Antic could not help Fenerbahce (14-8) to beat Darussafaka (11-11). He cannot count Friday's game as one of the best ones. Antic recorded only 3 points in 8 minutes on the court. Fenerbahce (#4) lost 65-72 in a derby game to the lower-ranked (#9) Darussafaka in the group A of Euroleague. It was Fenerbahce's first loss after four consecutive victories. This year Antic's total stats are: 4.9ppg and 2.4rpg in 20 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: FYR Macedonian and Bulgarian.

   #3. Ilian Evtimov (201-F-83, college: N.Carolina St., currently plays in France) was not able to help Cholet Basket (6-13) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Evtimov's good performance Cholet Basket was defeated 79-66 on the road by the second-ranked Chalon/Saor. He was the second best scorer with 13 points. Evtimov also added 4 assists. Evtimov averaged so far 11.4ppg, 3.6rpg and 1.9apg. He is another player who holds two passports: Bulgarian and French.

   #4. Dimitar Karadzovski (190-G-84, agency: Global Sports Plaza, currently plays in Balkan League) was not able to secure a victory for Kumanovo (3-1) in their last game on Wednesday. Despite Karadzovski's good performance Kumanovo was badly defeated 85-68 in Peje by the one of league's weakest teams Peja (#11). He scored 10 points and added 5 passes. There are only two games left until the end of the Balkan League Second Stage. So now every game will be critical. Karadzovski's total stats this season are: 8.9ppg, 3.3rpg and 3.1apg. He has both Bulgarian and FYR Macedonian nationalities.

   #5. Kiril Pavlovski (210-C-85, also represented by Global Sports Plaza, currently plays in FYR Macedonia) contributed to an easy victory against the seventh-ranked Ohrid AV (2-9) crushing them 97-61 in the FYR Macedonian Prva Liga last Saturday. Pavlovski scored 6 points in only 13 minutes. KK Rabotnicki AD Skopje (10-2) is placed first in the Prva Liga. His team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. This year Pavlovski's total stats are: 2.4ppg and 2.4rpg in five games. He also holds two passports: Bulgarian and FYR Macedonian.

   #6. Musa Gunes (201-C-85, currently plays in Turkey) managed to help Istanbulspor Beylikduzu to win against the 15th-ranked Gelisim 87-74 in the Turkish TBL (second division) on Friday night. Gunes scored only 2 points. Gunes' total stats this season are: 2.8ppg and 1.9rpg. He has Bulgarian and Turkish nationalities.

   #7. Kristoffer Gafor (195-G-92, currently plays in Sweden) couldn't help Trelleborg in their game against Wetterbygden in the Swedish Basketettan (second division). Gafor recorded 8 points in 30 minutes. His team lost 63-78. This year Gafor's total stats are: 2.8ppg and 1.9rpg in 15 games. He has dual citizenship: Bulgarian and Swedish.

   #8. Juliy Arabadzhiyski (204-F-93, currently plays in Germany) couldn't help Bielefeld in their game against Hagen BG in the German Regionalliga (fourth division). Arabadzhiyski scored 8 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and made 2 blocks. His team was defeated 100-89. Arabadzhiyski's total stats this season are: 9.0ppg and 6.7rpg.

   #9. Boyan Tenev (204-F-88, college: Lincoln Memorial, currently plays in Germany) contributed to Aschersleben's victory against the seventh-ranked Westerstede 102-91 in the German Regionalliga (fourth division) in Saturday night's game. He scored 8 points. Tenev's total stats this season are: 8.9ppg and 1.2rpg.

   #10. Georgi Krastev (195-SF-94, currently plays in Germany) contributed to a Karlsruhe SC's victory against the 13th-ranked Saarlouis/Dillingen 99-87 in the German Regionalliga (fourth division) last Saturday. He scored 7 points in 16 minutes. This year Krastev's total stats are: 5.9ppg, 3.7rpg, 2.0apg and 1.1spg in 18 games.   




Nikolay
Nikolov
Nikolay Nikolov claims Bulgarian Division A weekly honour - 5 days ago
Talented Nikolay Nikolov (201-SF-97) had an amazing evening in the last round for UE Varna and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Division A Player of the Week award for round 1. The 20-year old had the game-high 26 points adding eight rebounds and two assists for UE Varna in his team's victory, helping them to outclass, the league's bottom-ranked team Shumen (#5, 0-1) with 31-point margin 98-67. UE Varna is placed at 3rd position in their group in Bulgarian Division A. But it's just...   [read more]

Lubomir
Lilov
Division A Round 1 of Regular Season - 6 days ago
The Regular Season in Division A just started. The round was rather attractive and full of interesting results. The biggest surprise of round 1 in Division A took place in Troyan where host Chavdar (1-0) beat Beroe-2 (0-1) 97-84 on Sunday evening. Chavdar made 19-of-25 free shots (76.0 percent) during the game. Forward Lubomir Lilov (200-87) fired a double-double by scoring 23 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Guard Kiril Raykov (197-87) chipped in 23 points and 8 rebounds. Chavdar...   [read more]

Earl Rowland
Earl Rowland selected the top Bulgarian playing abroad in last week's games - 6 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 experienced former international point guard Earl Rowland (188-83). He led Eskisehir Basket to a victory over the 14th-ranked Banvit in the Turkish BSL in Sunday night's game.    [read more]


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