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NBL Standings
Places 1-6
 1. CEZ Nymburk 29-1 
 2. BK Pardubice 22-7 
 3. BK Decin 17-14 
 4. USK Praha 16-13 
 5. BK Opava 15-15 
 6. BK Kolin 13-17 
Places 7-12
 1. Svitavy 14-16 
 2. NH Ostrava 12-18 
 3. Usti n/Labem 12-18 
 4. MMCITE Brno 10-20 
 5. J.Hradec 10-20 
 6. Prostejov 9-21 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:3/30/2017
1Liga Standings
Places 1-6
 1. Sokol H.K. 8-1 
 2. Slavoj Litom. 7-2 
 3. Nymburk B 5-4 
 4. Zlin 4-5 
 5. Opava B 2-7 
 6. Olomouc SK 1-8 
Places 7-12
 1. Sokol Prazky 7-2 
 2. Loko Plzen 6-3 
 3. Basket Kosice 5-4 
 4. Pardubice 4-5 
 5. Olomouc Bbal 3-6 
 6. Sokol Slapanice 2-7 
Places 13-20
 1. USK Praha B 12-10 
 2. Sokol Pisek 12-12 
 3. Prostejov B 11-12 
 4. Novy Jicin 8-15 
 5. Ostrava 8-15 
 6. GBA Sparta 6-17 
 7. Vysocina 6-17 
 8. Havirov 3-20 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:3/26/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
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
Alpe Adria Cup Standings
Group A
 1 Zlatorog 5-1 
 2 KK Primorska 4-2 
 3 Vrij.Osijek 2-4 
 4 Klosterneuburg 1-5 
Group B
 1 Helios 2-1 
 2 Arkadia 2-1 
 3 Zabok 0-2 
Group C
 1 Levice 3-1 
 2 Kapfenberg 3-1 
 3 Tajfun 0-4 
Group D
 1 Rogaska 3-1 
 2 Rieker KN 2-2 
 3 BK Decin 1-3 
Last:1/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Lukas PALYZA
  Prostejov
  (202-F-89)
  Avg: 19.2
 1. Palyza, Prostejov19.2 
 2. Burnett, BK Pardu.18.5 
 3. Bohacik, USK Praha18.0 
 4. Brooks, J.Hradec17.3 
 5. Ware, MMCITE B.17.1 
 6. Lipkins, J.Hradec15.3 
 7. Skinner, BK Kolin15.0 
 8. Painter, NH Ostrava14.8 
 9. Pecka, Usti n.14.7 
 10. Thompson, Usti n.14.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Garret KERR
  BK Kolin
  (194-F-92)
  Avg: 9.6
 1. Kerr, BK Kolin9.6 
 2. Pecka, Usti n.9.2 
 3. Painter, NH Ostrava7.5 
 4. Ware, MMCITE B.7.2 
 5. Mickelson, Svitavy7.2 
 6. Norwa, Prostejov6.7 
 7. Smith, NH Ostrava6.7 
 8. Simpson, MMCITE B.6.7 
 9. Skinner, BK Kolin6.5 
 10. Bohacik, USK Praha6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Roman MARKO
  Svitavy
  (194-PG-86)
  Avg: 7.8
 1. Marko, Svitavy7.8 
 2. Bannister, Svitavy6.5 
 3. Sirina, BK Opava6.0 
 4. Lawrence, CEZ N.5.6 
 5. Simmons, Prostejov5.5 
 6. Kouril, BK Opava4.9 
 7. Glover, Usti n.4.8 
 8. Sotnar, Usti n.4.4 
 9. Ware, MMCITE B.4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Kevin WARE
  MMCITE B.
  (188-G-93)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Ware, MMCITE B.2.5 
 2. Sant-Roos, CEZ N.2.2 
 3. Sirina, BK Opava2.1 
 4. Glover, Usti n.2.1 
 5. Lipkins, J.Hradec2.0 
 6. Canada, NH Ostrava1.9 
 7. Marko, Prostejov1.8 
 8. Slezak, Svitavy1.8 
 9. Bannister, Svitavy1.6 
 10. Autrey, BK Pardu.1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Stan SIMPSON
  MMCITE B.
  (208-C-90)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Simpson, MMCITE B.1.5 
 2. Canty, J.Hradec1.5 
 3. Ibekwe, CEZ N.1.4 
 4. Mickelson, Svitavy1.4 
 5. Madsen, USK Praha1.4 
 6. Simpson, CEZ N.1.1 
 7. Jelinek, Svitavy1.0 
 8. Dyck, Prostejov0.9 
 9. Sevlie, NH Ostrava0.8 
 10. Pecka, Usti n.0.7 
Player of the Week

 Jaromir Bohacik
  USK Praha
  ( 197-F/G-90-92 )
  

 Jan Kratochvil
  Basket Kosice
  ( 199-F-107-82 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 9 (Second Stage)

Places 1-6
BK Kolin 68% Apr.1 BK Opava
USK Praha 69% Apr.1 BK Decin
BK Pardubice Apr.1 CEZ Nymburk 59%
Places 7-12
Prostejov Mar.31 J.Hradec 58%
Svitavy 63% Mar.31 NH Ostrava
Usti n/Labem 72% Mar.31 MMCITE Brno
Next Round Schedule

Round 6 (Second Stage)

Places 1-6
Zlin Apr.2 Slavoj Litom 76%
Opava B Mar.31 Sokol H.K. 90%
Olomouc SK Mar.31 Nymburk B 85%
Places 7-12
Sokol Slapan Apr.2 Loko Plzen 83%
Olomouc Bbal Mar.31 Sokol Prazky 82%
Pardubice Mar.31 Bsk Kosice 61%
Places 13-20
Novy Jicin Apr.2 USK Praha B 59%
Sokol Pisek 78% Apr.2 Havirov
Vysocina Apr.2 Prostejov B 53%
GBA Sparta 67% Apr.2 Ostrava
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Semi-Finals)

Telekom Bsk 63% Apr.5 Nanterre
Chalon 99% Apr.5 Oostende
Jeremiah Wilson: Helping Lead Surprise Ostrava to the Top of the NBL - Nov 2, 2012


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Jeremiah
Wilson
Unquestionably the biggest surprise of the early going in the Mattoni NBL has been the impressive 8-1 start BK Nova Hut Ostrava. Since 2000 BK Nova Hut Ostrava has only had one top-five league finish and the only postseason success they have had of any sort has been a 1007 Czech Cup Finals appearance. That is not to say that the club does not invest into putting a good product on the court, as perennially they field a competitive mix of foreign imports as well as up-and-coming Czech talent. However this season seems to have brought together the right ingredients for a very special season. First year Head Coach Dusan Medvecky and his club received very high praise after defeating BK Decin 82-70 in Decin on Wednesday as Decin and Czech National Team Coach Pavel Buda labeled them as a team he could definitely see playing in this season's finals. The mix of veteran leadership at point guard with Rahsaan Ames (184-PG-78, college: Shaw) and youthful exuberance from Adam Ciz (190-PG-91) have mixed with the frontcourt duo of Jeremiah Wilson (203-F-88, college: Tarleton St.) and Justin Greene (203-F-89, college: Kent St.) has proven very potent. However, signaling out just one player on a team which goes nine-deep and has everyone of those nine players averaging five points per game or more is difficult. But, third-year forward Jeremiah Wilson has had just the kind of start to this season which merits noting. Wilson, 6-8, has played at an All-Star level thus far, averaging 12.3 points (second on the team), while leading BK Nova Hut Ostrava in rebounding (8.8rpg) as well as connecting on 39.1% from three-point range. After finishing his collegiate career at NCAA2 Tarleton State, the 24-year old Wilson has played in Argentina, Chile and Australia prior to moving up in level to the Czech Republic this season with BK Nova Hut Ostrava.

Q. How did the opportunity to join BK Nova Hut Ostrava come about?
A. This opportunity came as a surprise, when I found out about BK Nova Hut Ostrava I was in the process of training with the (NBDL) Texas Legends, but when my agent informed me about the chance to play in the Czech Republic in Europe I had to take advantage of this opportunity!

Q. Prior to joining BK BK Nova Hut Ostrava, what did you know about the Czech Republic and NBL?
A. I didnt know much about the NBL here in Czech, or much about the Country in general I just knew that the quality of basketball would be more competitive because its a part of Europe.

Q. What do you feel has been the key to your and the team's success so far?
A. The main reason that the team is successful so far is because of our defense! We also know the role that each of us has to play in order for our team to win. The reason that I am having a decent season so far is because of how hard I will play every game, I have to do whatever it takes for me and my team to succeed.

Q. You have had quite the journey professionally the last two seasons, from Argentina to Chile and then Australia. How have those experiences helped prepare you for this season in the Czech Republic.
A. The previous countries I have played in helped me out in all different ways, Playing in Argentina and Chile help me play alot tougher and stronger and prepared me for how physical FIBA basketball will be, while Australia helped me display alot of my offensive skills and showed me what it takes to win a Championship.

Q. Since college you've definitely developed your three-point shot more while still maintaining a proficiency for rebounding. Was this something you felt was necessary to succeed at the pro level?
A. Yes! Rebounding and Three-point Shooting has always been two of my main strengths but three-point shooting wasn't a big part of my role at Tarleton State, but I knew I would have to upgrade my shooting all-around to become a successful professional basketball player, Rebounding takes effort and thats what I like to contribute to the team.

Q. How have you adjusted to life in BK Nova Hut Ostrava? What is the biggest difference here versus living and playing in say Chile?
A. I have adjusted well so far, there really isnt that big of a difference for me in the countries except for the understanding the language, I could adapt quick to the spanish language but Czech is little harder to understand.

Q. Your expectations for the rest of the season?
A. My expectations are to keep improving as a player and a team and win a Medal for this season.   




Dominez
Burnett
NBL Round 8 (Second Stage): BK Decin lose to BK Pardubice - 3 hours ago
There are only two more rounds left in the Second Stage in NBL. The game between Top Four teams took place in Decin. One of their biggest challengers host BK Decin (17-14) lost to second ranked BK Pardubice (22-7) 72-68. BK Pardubice forced 20 BK Decin turnovers. 27 personal fouls committed by BK Decin helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Dominez Burnett (196-92, college: Davenport, agency: Higher Vision Sports...   [read more]

Jan Vesely
Jan Vesely selected the top Czech playing abroad in last week's games - 2 days ago
We bring you last week's top performances from Czechs who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level. This week's number one is an international power forward Jan Vesely (213-90). He contributed to Fenerbahce's victory against one of league's weakest teams Balikesir in the Turkish BSL in Sunday night's game.    [read more]

Lee Skinner
Skinner's double-double lands him (Second Stage) Player of the Week award - 2 days ago
24-year old forward Lee Skinner (198-F-92) put on an amazing game in the last round for BK Kolin and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 7 (Second Stage). He had a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds, while his team edged out BK Pardubice (#2, 21-7) 78-75. BK Kolin maintains the 6th position in Czech Republic league. BK Kolin is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. But it was their 17th lost game...   [read more]


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Peterka's double-double lands him 1Liga (Second Stage) Player of the Week award - 2 days ago  
NBL Round 7 (Second Stage): BK Kolin beat BK Pardubice by three after a very close game - 3 days ago  
1Liga Round 5 (Second Stage): Sokol Hradec Kralove defeats SKB Zlin in the game between Top 4 teams - 3 days ago  
Bourg signs Tomas Kyzlink - 5 days ago  
Martin Peterka claims Czech Republic 1Liga weekly honour - 9 days ago  
1Liga Round 4 (Second Stage): SKB Zlin is upset by Nymburk B - 10 days ago  
Jaromir Bohacik claims Czech Republic NBL weekly honour - 10 days ago  
NBL Round 6 (Second Stage): BK Pardubice are upset by USK Praha - 11 days ago  
Czech Republic 1Liga round 3 (Second Stage) best performance: Martin Peterka - 16 days ago  
1Liga Round 3 of Second Stage - 17 days ago  
Czech Republic NBL round 5 (Second Stage) best performance: Viktor Pulpan - 17 days ago  
NBL Round 5 (Second Stage): USK Praha lose to CEZ Nymburk in the game between Top 4 teams - 18 days ago  
Sehnal's double-double lands him 1Liga (Second Stage) Player of the Week award - 23 days ago  
1Liga Round 2 of Second Stage - 24 days ago  
Bohacik's double-double lands him (Second Stage) Player of the Week award - 24 days ago  
NBL Round 4 (Second Stage): BK Decin lose to USK Praha - 25 days ago  
Diamon Simpson (ex CEZ Nymburk) is joining Maccabi Fox Tel-Aviv - 30 days ago  
Matej Svoboda claims Czech Republic 1Liga weekly honour - 30 days ago  
Levice inks T.J. Bannister, ex Svitavy - 1 month ago  
1Liga Round 1 of Second Stage - 1 month ago  
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