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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 
Poll

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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%
Division A Round 5 (Second Stage): UE Varna beat Rilski 2 - Mar 5, 2017


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Division A is at the halfway of the Second Stage and there are still another 5 rounds left.

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Samokov. Second ranked UE Varna faced 4th placed Rilski 2. Guests from Varna (4-1) defeated host Rilski 2 (2-3) 87-74. The game was mostly controlled by UE Varna. Rilski 2 managed to win fourth quarter 27-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. UE Varna maintains second place in A with 4-1 record behind leader Cherno More 2. Rilski 2 at the other side keeps the fourth position with three games lost. UE Varna are looking forward to face Levski 2014-2 (#3) in Sofia in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Rilski 2 will play on the road against Chavdar in Troyan and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Undefeated leader Akademik Sofia delivered the fifth consecutive victory. This time they crushed 5th ranked Chavdar (1-4) 108-69. Akademik Sofia maintains first place in A with 5-0 record. Chavdar at the other side keeps the fifth position with four games lost. Akademik Sofia will play against Vidabasket (#6) in Vidin in the next round which should be theoretically another easy game. Chavdar will play at home against Rilski 2 and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked Vidabasket (0-5) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 96-68 loss to third ranked Levski 2014-2 (3-2) in Sofia on Sunday evening. Levski 2014-2 maintains third place in A with 3-2 record having just two points less than leader Cherno More 2. Loser Vidabasket still closes the standings with five games lost. Levski 2014-2 will meet at home league's second-placed UE Varna in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Vidabasket will play against the league's leader Akademik Sofia (#1) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Bottom-ranked CSKA (0-4) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 87-78 loss to eleventh ranked Dolphin (2-3) in Dolphin. Dolphin moved-up to tenth place in A. Newly promoted CSKA still closes the standings with four games lost. Dolphin's next round opponent will be Akademik Varna (#11) on the road. CSKA will play against Akademik Varna and looks forward to get finally their first victory.

In the last two games of round 5 In A Akademik Varna was defeated by Dunav 2016 in Ruse 94-89. Cherno More 2 beat Shumen at home 81-72.

Places 1-6
Rilski 2 - UE Varna 74-87

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Samokov. Second ranked UE Varna faced 4th placed Rilski 2. Guests from Varna (4-1) defeated host Rilski 2 (2-3) 87-74. The game was mostly controlled by UE Varna. Rilski 2 managed to win fourth quarter 27-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. UE Varna maintains second place in A with 4-1 record behind leader Cherno More 2. Rilski 2 at the other side keeps the fourth position with three games lost. UE Varna are looking forward to face Levski 2014-2 (#3) in Sofia in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Rilski 2 will play on the road against Chavdar in Troyan and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
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Akademik Sofia - Chavdar 108-69

Undefeated leader Akademik Sofia delivered the fifth consecutive victory. This time they crushed 5th ranked Chavdar (1-4) 108-69. 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 place in A with 5-0 record. Chavdar at the other side keeps the fifth position with four games lost. Akademik Sofia will play against Vidabasket (#6) in Vidin in the next round which should be theoretically another easy game. Chavdar will play at home against Rilski 2 and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
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Levski 2014-2 - Vidabasket 96-68

Bottom-ranked Vidabasket (0-5) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 96-68 loss to third ranked Levski 2014-2 (3-2) in Sofia on Sunday evening. The game was mostly controlled by Levski 2014-2. Vidabasket managed to win third quarter 24-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Levski 2014-2 maintains third place in A with 3-2 record having just two points less than leader Cherno More 2. Loser Vidabasket still closes the standings with five games lost. Levski 2014-2 will meet at home league's second-placed UE Varna in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Vidabasket will play against the league's leader Akademik Sofia (#1) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
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Places 7-12
Dunav 2016 - Akademik Varna 94-89

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 10th ranked Akademik Varna's (1-3) road loss to ninth ranked Dunav 2016 (3-2) 89-94. It looked good early as Akademik Varna took a 8-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Dunav 2016 had a 31-21 second period charge getting the lead and Akademik Varna was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 89-94. Dunav 2016 maintains ninth place in A with 3-2 record. Akademik Varna at the other side dropped to the eleventh position with three games lost. Dunav 2016's next round opponent will be higher ranked Shumen (#8) at home and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Akademik Varna will play against CSKA and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
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Cherno More 2 - Shumen 81-72

The game between closely ranked teams ended with leader Cherno More 2's (5-0) home victory over 8th ranked Shumen (3-2) 81-72. The hosts were tied after three quarters but managed to speed up in last quarter eventually winning the game. Newly promoted Cherno More 2 maintains seventh place in A with 5-0 record. Shumen at the other side keeps the eighth position with two games lost. Cherno More 2's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked CSKA (#12) which should be theoretically an easy game. Shumen will play against Dunav 2016 (#9) in Ruse and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
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Dolphin - CSKA 87-78

Bottom-ranked CSKA (0-4) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 87-78 loss to eleventh ranked Dolphin (2-3) in Dolphin. CSKA was ahead by 6 points after three quarters before a 25-10 charge of Dolphin, which allowed them to win the game. Dolphin moved-up to tenth place in A. Newly promoted CSKA still closes the standings with four games lost. Dolphin's next round opponent will be Akademik Varna (#11) on the road. CSKA will play against Akademik Varna and looks forward to get finally their first victory.
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Pavel
Marinov
Pavel Marinov (ex Pitesti) agreed terms with Lille - 1 day ago
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Stanimir
Marinov
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