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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 
Full Standings
Last:3/19/2017
Division B Standings
Group A
 1. Achilleas K. 14-2 
 2. AEL 14-2 
 3. Achilleas Agrou 12-4 
 4. APOP 10-6 
 5. Omonia 7-9 
 6. Asteras 6-10 
 7. Cypriot U18 5-11 
 8. ENAD 2-14 
 9. Zinonas 2-14 
Group B
 1. Ethniki 10-0 
 2. KTE Agiou N. 8-2 
 3. Enosi Athanasiou 5-5 
 4. Atlantas P. 4-6 
 5. Athlitikos 3-7 
 6. PAOK K. 0-10 
Last:3/20/2017
North League Stage A Standings
 1. Near East Un. 13-2 
 2. Koopspor 12-3 
 3. Mapfree Life 9-6 
 4. Yenicami 9-6 
 5. Magem 8-7 
 6. K. American U. 3-12 
 7. E.Mediterenian 1-14 
 8. Soyer Sport 0-15 
Last:12/13/2015
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
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Baden JAXEN
  Etha
  (190-G-90)
  Avg: 21.9
 1. Jaxen, Etha21.9 
 2. Esho, Etha18.8 
 3. Franklin, Apollon18.4 
 4. Abukar, Keravnos16.7 
 5. Marshall, Apollon15.1 
 6. Brezec, AEK15.1 
 7. Ray, Enosis15.0 
 8. Bussey, Apoel15.0 
 9. Blakes, Enosis14.3 
 10. Burnatowski, Apoel14.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Maxie ESHO
  Etha
  (206-F-91)
  Avg: 8.4
 1. Esho, Etha8.4 
 2. Raines, Apollon8.4 
 3. Thomas, Enosis8.3 
 4. Parks, Keravnos7.6 
 5. Mobley, Apoel7.6 
 6. Dasic, AEK6.5 
 7. Brezec, AEK6.4 
 8. Blakes, Enosis6.2 
 9. Barnes, Etha6.1 
 10. Wright, Apoel6.1 
Assists Per Game
 Kenny BARKER
  Keravnos
  (191-G-86)
  Avg: 6.1
 1. Barker, Keravnos6.1 
 2. Thomas, AEK5.3 
 3. Washington, Enosis4.7 
 4. Bussey, Apoel4.3 
 5. Ross, Keravnos4.2 
 6. Jaxen, Etha4.1 
 7. Koronides, Apollon3.8 
 8. Brown, Apoel3.3 
 9. Colimon, Etha3.2 
 10. Jones, Apollon3.2 
Steals Per Game
 Ronald ROSS
  Keravnos
  (188-PG-83)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Ross, Keravnos2.2 
 2. Dasic, AEK2.1 
 3. Thomas, AEK1.9 
 4. Washington, Enosis1.8 
 5. Pittakas, Apollon1.7 
 6. Barker, Keravnos1.7 
 7. Franklin, Apollon1.7 
 8. Blakes, Enosis1.5 
 9. Marshall, Apollon1.4 
 10. Ray, Enosis1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Kevin THOMAS
  Enosis
  (203-F-92)
  Avg: 1.1
 1. Thomas, Enosis1.1 
 2. Mobley, Apoel1.1 
 3. Marshall, Apollon1.0 
 4. N'Doye, Apollon1.0 
 5. Raines, Apollon0.9 
 6. Suleiman, Apollon0.9 
 7. Ortiz, Etha0.6 
 8. Esho, Etha0.6 
 9. Burnatowski, Apoel0.6 
 10. Panayiotou, Etha0.6 
Player of the Week

 Mohamed Abukar
  Keravnos
  ( 208-F-85 )
  
Cypriot men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
 FIBA Europe Cup:

Cypriot Basketball (Men)

Play-Off bracket4
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Keravnos 87% Apr.1 Enosis
AEK 68% Mar.31 Apoel
First Round Schedule
Magem  Dec. 20  Soyer Sport
Mapfree Life  Dec. 20  K. American .
Koopspor  Dec. 17  E.Meditereni.
Near East Un.  Dec. 17  Yenicami
Check Full Games/Schedule
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Oostende Mar.29 Chalon 99%
Nanterre Mar.29 Telekom Bsk 53%
Apoel wins the series! - Mar 22, 2013


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Michael
Mokongo
First of all i would like to congratulate both teams for a great series. A general analysis notes that the series was split pretty much equally in both teams. Keravnos was better at games 2 and 3 and Apoel was better at games 1,4 and 5.

Games 4 and 5

At game 5, Apoel was amazing defensively winning the game with 54-63.

Great, great defense at games 4 and 5 from Michael Mokongo (180-PG-86) and Stiggers on Maze. Maze had a great game 3 at Strovolos in which he had 28 points. At game 4 he remained at 7 and at game 5 he finished with 15.

Defense has to do with a few things, two of those being steals and rebounds.

First, at game 5 Apoel has stolen the ball 12 times compared to only 4 of the home team.

Second, we have mentioned a few times that Keravnos has been the best rebound team in the regular season with an average of 41 rebounds per game. Statistical analysis has shown that when Keravnos remains at 34-35 rebounds looses the game, of course when other things remain constant. This took place at games 1 and 4 when Keravnos grabbed less that 34 rebounds and lost both games. At game 2 Keravnos grabbed 42 rebounds and won. At game 3 even though Keravnos remained below 35 it won because Apoel was bad defensively and shot badly. At game 5 Apoel kept Keravnos at exactly 35 rebounds grabbing a total of 40 rebounds it self, again winning the game. So statistics have been pretty much correct.

What has changed

I strongly believe that Apoel appeared completely different at the last two games. What has changed after game 3 were three things. First, Apoel decided to play defense, second it dramatically improved its shooting percentage, and third it took the ball inside both to Chan and Morrison.

Shooting wise, at game 4 Apoel had 81% behind the 3-point line. At game 5, Apoel did not score too high, but it shot better than the home team. It shot a total of 42% compared to the very low 35% of Keravnos. Keravnos had only 2 in 21 behind the 3-point line with Buljan having 0 in 5, Demertzis 0 in 3 and Stokes 1 in 5.

At this point i wish to note that at game 3 at Strovolos, Keravnos was much better both shooting wise and defensively. It had 8 in 13 behind the 3-point line and had 8 steals compared to 3 of Apoel. So at game 5 the roles were somehow reversed.

Morrison had 10 points and 11 rebounds, Wells had 14 points and 7 rebounds, Porter had 15 points and Cremen finished with 10. Chan had 7 points and in general had a very good game.

In the loosing squad Maze had 15 and Buljan had 12.

Congratulations to Apoel for reaching the final after a difficult regular season. Apoel has reversed the home court disadvantage to reach the final.   




Primoz
Brezec
AEK Larnaca and Keravnos enter the Cup Final - 1 day ago
AEK Larnaca and Keravnos enter the Cup Final in Cyprus. They overcame their opponents in the semifinals clashes last night. AEK Larnaca edged Apoel 80-65 mostly dominating the first half. Primoz Brezec (216-F/C-79) top-scored for the winners with 22 points and La'Shard Anderson (185-G-89, college: Boise St.) followed him with 11. Murphy Burnatowski (200-SF-90, college: Colgate) answered with 19 points in the losing effort. Keravnos meanwhile smashed Enosis Neon Paralimni 75-47. Ronald Ro...   [read more]

Baden Jaxen
Baden Jaxen agreed terms with Promitheas - 4 days ago
ASP Promitheas Patras (A1) strengthened their roster with addition of 27-year old American guard Baden Jaxen (190-82kg-90, college: N.Carolina). He started the season at Etha in Cypriot Division A. In 15 games he recorded very impressive stats: 21.9ppg, 4.7rpg, 4.1apg and 1.3spg this season. The last season Jaxen played at Moncton Miracles in Canadian NBL Canada where in 43 games he averaged remarkable 15.9ppg, 4.2rpg, 4.5apg and 1.5spg. Great season indeed as he was voted to USBasket.com...   [read more]

Mohamed
Abukar
Abukar's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 5 days ago
31-year old forward Mohamed Abukar (208-F-85, agency: Two Points) had a very impressive game in the last round for league's best team Keravnos and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 20. He had a double-double of 31 points and 10 rebounds, while his team beat Etha (#5, 4-16) 86-77. It allowed Keravnos to consolidate first place in the Cypriot league. Keravnos has a very good season and are considered to have a run for the championship title. They improved their re...   [read more]


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