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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 21: Academik Plovdiv overcome Balkan in the closest game of the week - Mar 12, 2017


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The most exciting game of round 21 in the NBL took place in Plovdiv. This derby game ended with only three-point defeat on the road of 6th ranked Balkan (9-10) to third ranked Academik Plovdiv (12-6) 85-82 on Friday evening. French-American forward Jordan Semple (201-92, college: Chico St., agency: Octagon Europe) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 20 points, 13 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 blocks for the winners and American guard Shakir Smith (185-92, college: Adams St.) chipped in 24 points. The best for the losing side was American forward Travis Daniels (202-92, college: Mississippi St.) with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 17 rebounds. Academik Plovdiv maintains third place with 12-6 record having five points less than leader Lukoil Acad. Balkan lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the sixth position with ten games lost. Academik Plovdiv are looking forward to face Cherno More (#7) in Varna in the next round. Balkan will have a break next round.
NBL top team - Lukoil Acad. (16-3) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed seventh ranked Cherno More (5-14) in Varna 107-60. American-Cameroonian point guard Danny Gibson (177-84, college: S.Indiana) nailed 15 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists for the winning side and Maxym Korniyenko accounted for 16 points and 8 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Serbian power forward Nikola Djuric (201-91) came up with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds for Cherno More in the defeat. Cherno More's coach Spas Natov gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. Lukoil Acad. have a solid series of three victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 16-3 record. Cherno More lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the seventh position with 14 games lost. Lukoil Acad.'s supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Sofia to the arena Levski.
The game in Yambol was also quite interesting. Third ranked Beroe (13-6) played at the court of 8th ranked Yambol (4-14). Beroe defeated Yambol 82-72 on Saturday. The best player for the winners was Aaron Jones who had a double-double by scoring 13 points and 13 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was Tsvetoslav Ostrev who recorded a double-double by scoring 16 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists. Beroe have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to second place. Yambol at the other side keeps the eighth position with 14 games lost. Beroe will meet at home Spartak Pleven (#5) in the next round. Yambol will play against Rilski in Samokov and hope to secure a win.

In the last game of round 21 Rilski won against Levski on the opponent's court 85-69.

Yambol - Beroe 72-82

The game in Yambol was also quite interesting. Third ranked Beroe (13-6) played at the court of 8th ranked Yambol (4-14). Beroe defeated Yambol 82-72 on Saturday. The best player for the winners was American forward Aaron Jones (206-93, college: Mississippi, agency: Two Points) who had a double-double by scoring 13 points and 13 rebounds. His fellow American import guard Brandis Raley-Ross (191-87, college: S.Carolina) chipped in 19 points and 7 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was point guard Tsvetoslav Ostrev (175-86) who recorded a double-double by scoring 16 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists and guard Stanislav Govedarov (185-80) added 17 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Beroe have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to second place. Yambol at the other side keeps the eighth position with 14 games lost. Beroe will meet at home Spartak Pleven (#5) in the next round. Yambol will play against Rilski in Samokov and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Yambol: S.Govedarov 17+5reb+1ast, V.Petkov 17+1reb+3ast, T.Ostrev 16+7reb+10ast, S.Petkov 10+7reb+2ast, A.Ivanov 6+5reb, N.Varbanov 6+5reb
Beroe: B.Raley-Ross 19+7reb+1ast, A.Jones 13+13reb+2ast, S.Gibson 13+4reb+2ast, N.Nikolov 11+5reb, P.Aleksiev 9+1reb+2ast, T.Tenchev 9
gschID: 536255


Cherno More - Lukoil Acad. 60-107

NBL top team - Lukoil Acad. (16-3) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed seventh ranked Cherno More (5-14) in Varna 107-60. Lukoil Acad. shot 64.5 percent from the field. Lukoil Acad. outrebounded Cherno More 37-26 including a 30-15 advantage in defensive rebounds. They shot the lights out from three nailing 16 long-distance shots on high 64.0 percentage. Lukoil Acad. players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists. American-Cameroonian point guard Danny Gibson (177-84, college: S.Indiana) nailed 15 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists for the winning side and Ukrainian power forward Maxym Korniyenko (205-87, agency: BeoBasket) accounted for 16 points and 8 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Four Lukoil Acad. players scored in double figures. Serbian power forward Nikola Djuric (201-91) came up with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds and guard Stanislav Tsonkov (192-91) added 11 points and 7 assists respectively for Cherno More in the defeat. Cherno More's coach Spas Natov gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. Lukoil Acad. have a solid series of three victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 16-3 record. Cherno More lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the seventh position with 14 games lost. Lukoil Acad.'s supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Sofia to the arena Levski.
Top scorers:
Cherno More: N.Djuric 17+10reb+1ast, S.Tsonkov 11+4reb+7ast, K.Krastev 10+2reb+1ast, T.Kurtev 8+3reb, V.Hristov 4+1reb+2ast, A.Natskin 3+3ast
Lukoil Acad.: A.Beane 21+1reb+3ast, M.Korniyenko 16+8reb+2ast, D.Gibson 15+6reb+7ast, B.Avramov 15+7reb+2ast, S.Zack 11+4reb, D.Dimitrov 9
gschID: 536252


Levski - Rilski 69-85

Very expected game in Sofia where 9th ranked Levski (4-15) was defeated by fourth ranked Rilski (12-7) 85-69 on Friday. Rilski outrebounded Levski 41-19 including a 28-16 advantage in defensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. The best player for the winners was American forward DJ Shelton (208-91, college: Washington St.) who had a double-double by scoring 34 points (!!!) and 17 rebounds. The former international guard Zlatin Georgiev (197-85) chipped in 12 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Rilski's coach Ludmil Hadjisotirov used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was the former international forward Veselin Veselinov (202-83, college: W.Virginia St.) who recorded 21 points and 6 rebounds and international guard Evgeni Hadjirusev (193-95) added 16 points, 5 assists and 4 steals respectively. Four Levski players scored in double figures. Rilski have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They maintain fourth place with 12-7 record. Loser Levski stay at the bottom position with 15 games lost. Rilski will meet at home Yambol (#8) in the next round. Levski's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Sofia Lukoil Acad..
Top scorers:
Levski: V.Veselinov 21+6reb+2ast, E.Hadjirusev 16+3reb+5ast, S.Slaveykov 13+3reb+1ast, K.Doychinov 10+1reb, P.Ivanov 7+3reb+3ast, A.Peychinov 2+2reb
Rilski: D.Shelton 34+17reb+1ast, E.Bruinsma 13+6reb+2ast, Z.Georgiev 12+6reb+7ast, Y.Bozov 8+2reb+6ast, D.Ivanov 8+4reb+4ast, N.Stoyanov 4+4reb
gschID: 536253


Akademik PL - Balkan 85-82

The most exciting game of round 21 in the NBL took place in Plovdiv. This derby game ended with only three-point defeat on the road of 6th ranked Balkan (9-10) to third ranked Academik Plovdiv (12-6) 85-82 on Friday evening. French-American forward Jordan Semple (201-92, college: Chico St., agency: Octagon Europe) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 20 points, 13 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 blocks for the winners and American guard Shakir Smith (185-92, college: Adams St.) chipped in 24 points. The best for the losing side was American forward Travis Daniels (202-92, college: Mississippi St.) with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 17 rebounds and the former international guard Stanimir Marinov (192-91, agency: Interperformances) scored 20 points and 4 assists. Four Balkan players scored in double figures. Academik Plovdiv maintains third place with 12-6 record having five points less than leader Lukoil Acad. Balkan lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the sixth position with ten games lost. Academik Plovdiv are looking forward to face Cherno More (#7) in Varna in the next round. Balkan will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Balkan: S.Marinov 20+2reb+4ast, T.Daniels 15+17reb+1ast, M.Durchev 13+4reb, M.Sekulovic 10+8reb+1ast, N.Marinov 9+1reb+1ast, A.Hott 5+3reb+5ast
Akademik PL: S.Smith 24+3reb+3ast, J.Semple 20+13reb+5ast, O.Bellfield 16+4reb+4ast, S.Vaklinov 9+5reb, V.Aleksandrov 6+1reb+4ast, V.Mihaylov 5+2reb
gschID: 536254


  




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