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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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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%
Nikolay Varbanov claims Bulgarian NBL weekly honour - Mar 20, 2017


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Nikolay
Varbanov
Experienced Former international Center Nikolay Varbanov (209-C-85, agency: Interperformances) put on an amazing game in the last round for Yambol and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 22.
The 31-year old center had a double-double of 27 points and eleven rebounds, while his team beat Rilski (#4, 12-8) 90-76. Yambol is placed at 7th position in Bulgarian NBL. The season is in a full swing, so it's only a dream for the team to make it into top half of the standings. For contrary they may face relegation if the situation turns from bad to worse. Yambol have already lost 14 games and recorded just five victories. Varbanov turned to be Yambol's top player in his first season with the team. Varbanov has impressive league stats. He is in league's top in rebounds (6th best: 8.5rpg) and averages solid 1.2bpg and 63.3% FGP.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 29-year old Montenegrin center Milovan Savic (205-C-87) of Spartak Pleven. Savic impressed basketball fans with 27 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists. It was enough for Spartak Pleven to edge slightly higher-ranked Beroe (#3, 13-7) by 5 points 89-84. Spartak Pleven's 5th position in the standings has not changed. His team lost some distance to top teams. But 10-9 record is not bad and everything may still change. Savic is well-known by Spartak Pleven fans and he already established his position as one of team's most reliable players.

The third best performed player last round was American Brandis Raley-Ross (191-G-87) of Beroe (#3). Raley-Ross showcased his all-around game by recording 22 points, six rebounds and four assists in the last round. Despite Raley-Ross' great performance Beroe lost 84-89 to slightly lower-ranked Spartak Pleven (#5, 10-9). But his team cannot count on just a single player as he also needs help of the other teammates. The last thing Beroe needs is to lose another game like this one. They lose more and more distance to the top teams. Their record is 13 victories and 7 lost games. Raley-Ross has a great season in Bulgaria. After 12 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in assists with 4.3apg (7th best). He also has FGP: 54.4% and 3PT: 40.5%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. D.J. Shelton (208-F-91) of Rilski - 22 points and 11 rebounds
5. Jordan Semple (201-F-92) of Akademik PL - 21 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists
6. Danny Gibson (177-PG-84) of Lukoil Acad. - 20 points, 3 rebounds and 9 assists
7. Martin Marinov (191-SG-85) of Spartak Pleven - 18 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists
8. Konstantin Koev (196-F-91) of Spartak Pleven - 17 points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists
9. Dimitar Dimitrov (203-PF-93) of Lukoil Acad. - 13 points and 7 rebounds
10. Tsvetoslav Ostrev (175-PG-86) of Yambol - 25 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists

The Player of the week is chosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3* (REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4* (2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3* (2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3* (3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)   




Filip
Videnov
Filip Videnov (ex Lukoil Acad.) agreed terms with Arak - 9 hours ago
Shahrdary Arak (Superleague) inked experienced 37-year old Bulgarian small forward Filip Videnov (196-97kg-80, college: W.Kentucky, agency: Alti Sport). He started the season at Lukoil Academic Sofia in Bulgarian NBL league. Videnov managed to play in three leagues this year (!!!). In 15 NBL games he recorded 8.9ppg, 1.9rpg and 2.0apg. Videnov helped them to win the Supercup. He also played 12 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he averaged 9.2ppg, 3.4rpg and 2.4apg. And finally Videnov contri...   [read more]

Pavel
Marinov
Pavel Marinov (ex Pitesti) agreed terms with Lille - 2 days ago
Lille Metropole Basket (ProB) inked 29-year old Bulgarian ex-international small forward Pavel Marinov (199-88, agency: Interperformances). He started the season at BCM U Pitesti in Romanian Liga Nationala. In 34 games he recorded 14.5ppg, 4.4rpg and 4.0apg this season. The last season Marinov played at CS Dinamo Bucuresti (also in Liga Nationala) where in 36 games he averaged 12.3ppg, 4.3rpg and 3.5apg. Among other achievements he won Bulgarian League championship title for two years in...   [read more]

Stanimir
Marinov
No Stanimir Marinov and Aaron Jones in first round of the playoffs - 2 days ago
Balkan is left without Stanimir Marinov (192-G-91, agency: Interperformances), and Lyubomir Minchev will not be able to use Aaron Jones for Beroe in the first match of the National Basketball League playoff. Both players had altercation at the last game from regular season which ended up with ejection from it. The Disciplinary Committee at NBL met and only confirmed the sanctions of both players. According to that both players were punished to miss one game from the playoffs and also wit...   [read more]


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Earl Rowland selected the top Bulgarian playing abroad in last week's games - 2 days ago  
Bulgarian NBL round 27 best performance: Jordan Semple - 2 days ago  
NBL Round 27: Rilski defeats Academik Plovdiv in the closest game of the week - 3 days ago  
Beroe is the new Balkan League champion - 9 days ago  
Dee Bost selected the top Bulgarian playing abroad in last week's games - 9 days ago  
Daniels' double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 11 days ago  
NBL Round 26: Beroe defeats Academik Plovdiv in the game between Top 4 teams - 12 days ago  
Division A Round 10 (Second Stage): Akademik Sofia clinch top position despite loss - 14 days ago  
UE Varna wins Cup of BFB - 15 days ago  
Beroe is one step closer to the Balkan League title - 15 days ago  
Alexander Vezenkov selected the top Bulgarian playing abroad in last week's games - 16 days ago  
Milovan Savic claims Bulgarian NBL weekly honour - 17 days ago  
NBL Round 25: Academik Plovdiv edges Spartak Pleven by one point - 18 days ago  
Fenerbahce Director visit Bulgaria to see young prospects - 21 days ago  
New coach for Cherno more, Natov resigned - 21 days ago  
Division A Round 9 (Second Stage): Levski 2014-2 hands first defeat to Akademik Sofia - 23 days ago  
Darius Adams' 35 points make him top Bulgarian player abroad of the week - 23 days ago  
Green Team celebrate a narrow win in All Star Game - 25 days ago  
Bulgarian League All-Star Game 2017 Rosters - 25 days ago  
Bulgarian NBL round 24 best performance: Stanimir Marinov - 25 days ago  
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