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  2015-2016     Previous season  

Division A Standings
 1. Keravnos 18-2 
 2. AEK 16-4 
 3. Apoel 11-9 
 4. Enosis 8-12 
 5. Etha 4-16 
 6. Apollon 3-17 

Aek beats Keravnos and wins the Cup (Photo:

Super Cup and easy win for AEK (
Player of the week

     Mohamed Abukar
    Points Per Game
     Baden JAXEN
      Avg: 21.9
     1. Jaxen, Etha21.9 
     2. Brezec, AEK17.0 
     3. Abukar, Keravnos15.2 
     4. Ray, Enosis15.1 
     5. Bussey, Apoel14.5 
     6. Blakes, Enosis14.3 
     7. Pittakas, Apollon13.8 
     8. Walker, Etha13.6 
     9. Wright, Apoel13.2 
     10. Burnatowski, Apoel13.1 
    Rebounds Per Game
     Terell PARKS
      Avg: 8.5
     1. Parks, Keravnos8.5 
     2. Thomas, Enosis8.3 
     3. Dasic, AEK7.3 
     4. Mobley, Apoel7.2 
     5. Blakes, Enosis6.2 
     6. Wright, Apoel6.1 
     7. Barnes, Etha6.1 
     8. Brezec, AEK6.1 
     9. OBrien, Keravnos5.7 
     10. Burnatowski, Apoel5.7 
    Assists Per Game
     Kenny BARKER
      Avg: 6
     1. Barker, Keravnos6.0 
     2. Thomas, AEK4.9 
     3. Washington, Enosis4.7 
     4. Jaxen, Etha4.1 
     5. Bussey, Apoel4.0 
     6. Ross, Keravnos4.0 
     7. Koronides, Apollon3.8 
     8. Brown, Apoel3.1 
     9. Blakes, Enosis3.1 
     10. Walker, Etha3.0 
    Steals Per Game
     Ronald ROSS
      Avg: 2.1
     1. Ross, Keravnos2.1 
     2. Washington, Enosis1.9 
     3. Dasic, AEK1.8 
     4. Pittakas, Apollon1.7 
     5. Thomas, AEK1.7 
     6. Blakes, Enosis1.5 
     7. Parks, Keravnos1.4 
     8. Barker, Keravnos1.4 
     9. Burnatowski, Apoel1.3 
     10. Jaxen, Etha1.3 
    Blocks Per Game
     Kevin THOMAS
      Avg: 1.1
     1. Thomas, Enosis1.1 
     2. Suleiman, Apollon0.9 
     3. Mobley, Apoel0.9 
     4. Parks, Keravnos0.7 
     5. Ortiz, Etha0.6 
     6. Brezec, AEK0.5 
     7. Burnatowski, Apoel0.5 
     8. OBrien, Keravnos0.5 
     9. Trisokkas, AEK0.4 
     10. Kaskiris, Apoel0.3 
    Cypriot men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
     FIBA Europe Cup:
    Season 2016-2017
    All Games
    List of Players
    List of Imports

    Rest of the World celebrate win in All Star Game (Photo:

    Keravnos clinch Division A title (Photo:

    Keravnos Strovolou 2016-17
    Christoforos Livadiotis Christoforos Livadiotis Livadiotis
    Mohamed Abukar
    Ronald Ross
    Kenny Barker
    Nikolaos Stylianou
    Michael Simon
    # Name CM (INCH) Pos Bo NAT
    34  Abukar Mohamed 208 (6'10'') F 85 USA Somalia
    10  Ross Ronald 188 (6'2'') PG 83 USA
    24  Barker Kenny 191 (6'3'') G 86 USA
    9  Stylianou Nikolaos 198 (6'6'') F 88 Greece Cyprus
    5  Simon Michael 185 (6'1'') G 92 Cyprus
    22  O'Brien Jake 206 (6'9'') F 89 USA
    43  Parks Terell 204 (6'9'') C/F 91 USA
    16  Markou Panagiotis 189 (6'3'') G 96 Cyprus
    2  Andreou Orestis 188 (6'2'') F/G 98 Cyprus
    15  Theocharides George 203 (6'8'') PF 85 Cyprus
    7  Neophytou Georgios 193 (6'4'') G 83 Cyprus
    99  Stavrinidis Pavlos 202 (6'8'') G 99 Cyprus
    Head Coach: Christoforos Livadiotis
    Coach Assistant: Michael Matsentides All-Cyprus League Awards 2017 - May 7, 2017 All-Cyprus League 1st Team 2017
    Tre Bussey
    Kenny Barker
    Mohamed Abukar
    Primoz Brezec
    Terell Parks

    Player of the Year: Terell Parks (204-C/F-91) of Keravnos
    Co-Guard of the Year: Kenny Barker (191-G-86) of Keravnos
    Co-Guard of the Year: Tre Bussey (190-G-91) of Apoel
    Co-Forward of the Year: Tomislav Petrovic (202-F-85) of AEK
    Co-Forward of the Year: Mohamed Abukar (208-F-85) of Keravnos
    Center of the Year: Primoz Brezec (216-F/C-79) of AEK
    Rookie of the Year: Baden Jaxen (190-G-90) of Promitheas
    Newcomer of the Year: Mohamed Abukar (208-F-85) of Keravnos
    Domestic Player of the Year: Nikolaos Stylianou (198-F-88) of Keravnos
    Most Improved Player of the Year: Michael Simon (185-G-92) of Keravnos
    Bosman Player of the Year: Vladimir Dasic (207-PF-88) of AEK
    Import Player of the Year: Terell Parks (204-C/F-91) of Keravnos
    Defensive Player of the Year: Ronald Ross (188-PG-83) of Keravnos
    Coach of the Year: Christoforos Livadiotis of Keravnos

    1st Team
    G: Tre Bussey (190-G-91) of Apoel
    G: Kenny Barker (191-G-86) of Keravnos
    F: Mohamed Abukar (208-F-85) of Keravnos
    F/C: Primoz Brezec (216-F/C-79) of AEK
    C/F: Terell Parks (204-C/F-91) of Keravnos

    2nd Team
    PG: Torey Thomas (178-PG-85) of AEK
    F: Nikolaos Stylianou (198-F-88) of Keravnos
    PG: Ronald Ross (188-PG-83) of Keravnos
    PF: Vladimir Dasic (207-PF-88) of AEK
    F: Tomislav Petrovic (202-F-85) of AEK

    Honorable Mention
    Jarvis Ray (198-G-90) of Enosis
    Baden Jaxen (190-G-90) of Promitheas
    Michael Simon (185-G-92) of Keravnos
    Murphy Burnatowski (200-SF-90) of Apoel
    Andreas Sizopoulos (192-G-83) of AEK
    Vassilis Kounas (194-G-84) of Apoel
    Robert Brown (196-G-92) of Apoel
    Maxie Esho (206-F-91) of Ramat Hasharon
    Georgios Neophytou (193-G-83) of Keravnos
    George Theocharides (203-PF-85) of Keravnos
    Panagiotis Markou (189-G-96) of Keravnos
    Brandon Mobley (206-F-91) of Apoel
    Gerry Blakes (193-G) of Enosis
    Kevin Thomas (203-F-92) of Enosis

    All-Imports Team
    G: Tre Bussey (190-G-91) of Apoel
    G: Kenny Barker (191-G-86) of Keravnos
    F: Mohamed Abukar (208-F-85) of Keravnos
    PG: Ronald Ross (188-PG-83) of Keravnos
    C/F: Terell Parks (204-C/F-91) of Keravnos

    All-Defensive Team
    PG: Ronald Ross (188-PG-83) of Keravnos
    SF: Murphy Burnatowski (200-SF-90) of Apoel
    F/C: Primoz Brezec (216-F/C-79) of AEK
    F: Jake O'Brien (206-F-89) of Keravnos
    C/F: Terell Parks (204-C/F-91) of Keravnos

    Keravnos clinch Division A title - May 5, 2017

    AEK - Keravnos 54-55

    Keravnos celebrated Division A title. They snatched a narrow road win over AEK to win the championship series 3-1. The guests were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. Worth to mention a great performance of American power forward Terell Parks (204-91, college: W.Illinois) who helped to win the game recording 8 points and 11 rebounds and American-Somalian forward Mohamed Abukar (208-85, college: San Diego St., agency: Two Points) who added 11 points and 8 rebounds (made all of his seven free throws) during the contest. At the losing side Slovenian power forward Primoz Brezec (216-79) responded with 13 points and 8 rebounds and American guard LaShard Anderson (185-89, college: Boise St.) scored 8 points and 5 rebounds.
    Top scorers:
    AEK: P.Brezec 13+8reb+1ast, T.Biggs 11+1reb+1ast, L.Anderson 8+5reb+2ast, T.Thomas 7+5reb+1ast, I.Panteli 6+2reb+1ast, T.Petrovic 6+5reb
    Keravnos: J.O'Brien 13+3reb, M.Abukar 11+8reb+1ast, R.Ross 11+5reb+2ast, T.Parks 8+11reb+2ast, N.Stylianou 5+2reb, M.Simon 5+5reb+2ast
    gschID: 545875

    Aek beats Keravnos and wins the Cup - Mar 26, 2017

    Aek succeeds a great win over Keravnos and wins the Cup Final with 62-58.

    In a close game in which both teams were bad behind the 3-point line (Aek had 7 in 24 and Keravnos 4 in 20) Primoz Brezec (216-F/C-79) finished the game with 19 and Dasic with 11 pts.

    In the loosing squad Ross had 16 and Abukar 13 pts.

    Both teams had around the same 2 point FG percentage (57% and 53% respectively) with Keravnos being way better from the FT line (Keravnos had 12 in 15 whereas Aek had 7 in 18).

    We should remind that Aek disqualified Apoel and Keravnos disqualified ENP at the semifinal.

    Rest of the World celebrate win in All Star Game - Dec 18, 2016

    Rest of the World-Europe 66-44

    Rest of the World celebrate win in All Star Game against Team Europe. In a fabulous show Rest of the World clinched a 66-44 win in front of 4500 spectators. The team of Nicolas Papadopoulos proved their ambitions in the second half increasing the gap to 20 points. Maxie Esho (206-F-91, college: Massachusetts) top-scored for the winners with 10 points, while Jarvis Ray (198-G-90, college: TCU) posted 9. Andreas Sizopoulos (192-G-83) replied with 8 points in the losing effort.

    Cyprus League All-Star Game 2017 Rosters - Dec 19, 2016

    Cyprus All-Star Roster

    Andreas Sizopoulos

    Panagiotis Trisokkas

    Tomislav Petrovic

    Aristides Koronides

    Iraklis Pittakas

    Andreas Sizopoulos (192-G-83) of AEK Larnaca
    Panagiotis Trisokkas (207-PF-80) of AEK Larnaca
    Tomislav Petrovic (202-F-85) of AEK Larnaca
    Michalis Koumis (205-C-96) of AEK Larnaca
    Aristides Koronides (188-PG-82) of Apollon
    Iraklis Pittakas (192-G-84) of Apollon
    Michael Simon (185-G-92) of Keravnos
    Panagiotis Markou (189-G-96) of Keravnos
    Christodoulos Kaskiris (207-F/C-79) of Apoel
    Nikos Thoma (183-G-83) of Enosis
    Christos Loizidis (207-C-91) of Enghomis
    Aristidis Christou (187-G-96) of Engomis

    Linos Gavriel of AEK Larnaca

    Rest of the World All-Star Roster

    Cadarian Raines

    Jake O'Brien

    Mohamed Abukar

    Akeem Wright

    Murphy Burnatowski

    Cadarian Raines (206-F-90) of Apollon
    Jake O'Brien (206-F-89) of Keravnos
    Mohamed Abukar (208-F-85) of Keravnos
    Akeem Wright (200-F/G-84) of Apoel
    Murphy Burnatowski (200-SF-90) ofnApoel
    Brandon Mobley (206-F-91) of Apoel
    Tre Bussey (190-G-91) of Apoel
    Jarvis Ray (198-G-90) of Enosis
    Kevin Thomas (203-F-92) of Enosis
    Leron Barnes (196-G-93) of Engomis
    Maxie Esho (206-F-91) of Engomis
    Alex Harris (196-G-86) of Doxa

    Tzimis Koustenis of Apoel

    Super Cup and easy win for AEK - Oct 22, 2016

    The first official game of the season found the champions to add another trophy in their series, as the team of Coach Linos Gavriel beat quite easy APOEL of the Greek Coach Jimmy Koustenis with 92-75 proving from the early beginning that things may stay the same for another one season. AEK Larnakas with the most expensive roster of the league having in its roster an amazing duet, Torey Thomas and Alex Harris (196-G-86) show no mercy and especially after the 21st minute they took the lead and never watch back. The score in the second time was 52-30!! APOEL begun the game very well but somewhere in the middle of the game the strength and passion from Koustenis players was not enough to compete the furious champions who had three players in double digits and another three very close to the double digits, while Coach Gavriel use his 11 out of 12 players (only the veteran Garcia remain at bench) splitting the time quite balanced while he saw Alex Harris (the MVP of the game) being in an amazing shape scoring 20 points with nearly perfect stats, dashing down 4 rebounds, sharing 2 assists and gaining three fouls remaining in the court the longest than all his team-mates, followed by Torey Thomas, with the amazing American point guard scoring another 20 points in 26 minutes, 3 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 block shot!! while the Cyprus Captain of the team, Iacovos Panteli added 16 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists..

    On behalf of APOEL now, Coach Koustenis use 9 players out of his 12, with Bussey remaining 34 minutes in the court, followed by Brown who played for 32 minutes and Mobley who played for 31 minutes while close to the 30 minutes was also Wright (he played eventually 28 minutes) something which shows initially that the roster of AEK is much more solid, while Coach Koustenis tried to do his bet with the players he had. Top scorer for APOEL was Robert Brown (196-G-92, college: UAB) who scores 20 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists and 1 steal with 1 Block shot followed by Brandon Mobley (206-F-91, college: Seton Hall, agency: HMS) who scored 12 points and 6 rebounds, and Tre Bussey who added 11 points.

    The periods were 19-21, 21-22, 27-16, and 25-16 while AEK had the amazing 55.2% in the three pointers with 16 out of 29!! with Thomas, Panteli and Harris scoring 13 three pointers with an average of 64%!!!!

    AEK was much more ready team than APOEL since Gavriel's players allready played 3 official European games and they came together at least a month before APOEL'w players, at the same time though the depth of the roster of the two teams has nothing to compare as AEK with the addition of Sizopoulos has 5 active international players (Panteli, Sizopoulos, Palalas, Koumis and Trisokkas), 7 Americans (Thomas, Thompson, Goodwin, Harris, Biggs and Garcia with the two of them having a Cyprus passport) and the Slovenian seven footer Primoz Berec, so this roster is amazing and it seems to be "untouchable" at this stage. Of course the season just begun and the "race" will be long, so let the league begin!!

    by Greg
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