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NBL Standings
 1. BK Decin 1-0 
 2. BK Opava 1-0 
 3. BK Pardubice 1-0 
 4. CEZ Nymburk 1-0 
 5. Prostejov 1-0 
 6. USK Praha 1-0 
 7. BK Kolin 0-1 
 8. J.Hradec 0-1 
 9. MMCITE Brno 0-1 
 10. NH Ostrava 0-1 
 11. Svitavy 0-1 
 12. Usti n/Labem 0-1 
Full Standings
Last:9/25/2016
1Liga Standings
Group A
 1. Basket Kosice 0-0 
 2. GBA Sparta 0-0 
 3. Loko Plzen 0-0 
 4. Nymburk B 0-0 
 5. Slavoj Litom. 0-0 
 6. Sokol H.K. 0-0 
 7. Sokol Pisek 0-0 
 8. Sokol Prazky 0-0 
 9. USK Praha B 0-0 
 10. Vysocina 0-0 
Group B
 1. Havirov 0-0 
 2. Novy Jicin 0-0 
 3. Olomouc Bbal 0-0 
 4. Olomouc SK 0-0 
 5. Opava B 0-0 
 6. Ostrava 0-0 
 7. Pardubice 0-0 
 8. Sokol Slapanice 0-0 
 9. Zlin 0-0 
Last:8/11/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Brussels 0-0 
 3. Chalon 0-0 
Group B
 1. Gravelines 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Limburg United 0-0 
Group C
 1. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 2. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
Group D
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Nanterre 0-0 
 3. Sopron KC 0-0 
Group E
 1. Oberwart 0-0 
 2. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
Group F
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Steaua CSM 0-0 
Group G
 1. Gaziantep 0-0 
 2. Peja 0-0 
Group H
 1. Demir IBB 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group I
 1. Targu Mures 0-0 
 2. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 3. Vytautas 0-0 
Group J
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. BK Pardubice 0-0 
 3. Siauliai 0-0 
Last:9/20/2016
VTB United League Standings
 1. Astana 0-0 
 2. Avtodor 0-0 
 3. CSKA 0-0 
 4. Enisey 0-0 
 5. Kalev/Cramo 0-0 
 6. Khimky 0-0 
 7. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 8. N.Novgorod 0-0 
 9. Parma 0-0 
 10. Tsmoki-Minsk 0-0 
 11. Unics 0-0 
 12. VEF Riga 0-0 
 13. Zenit 0-0 
Last:9/19/2016
Points Per Game
 Lukas PALYZA
  
  (202-F-89)
  Avg: 26
 1. Palyza, Prostejov26.0 
 2. Madsen, USK Praha26.0 
 3. Bakic, BK Kolin26.0 
 4. Mays, Svitavy23.0 
 5. Smith, NH Ostrava22.0 
 6. Bratcenkov, NH Os.21.0 
 7. Brooks, J.Hradec21.0 
 8. Painter, MMCITE B.21.0 
 9. Allen, CEZ Nymburk20.0 
 10. Cvek, BK Opava19.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Stan SIMPSON
  
  (208-C-90)
  Avg: 13
 1. Simpson, MMCITE B.13.0 
 2. Skinner, BK Kolin13.0 
 3. Painter, MMCITE B.12.0 
 4. Mickelson, Svitavy10.0 
 5. Sant-Roos, CEZ N.9.0 
 6. Tomanec, Prostejov9.0 
 7. Necas, BK Pardubi.8.0 
 8. Pecka, Usti n.8.0 
 9. Bohacik, NH Ostra.8.0 
 10. Madsen, USK Praha8.0 
Assists Per Game
 Roman MARKO
  
  (194-SG-86)
  Avg: 12
 1. Marko, Prostejov12.0 
 2. Pulpan, BK Pardu.9.0 
 3. Kouril, BK Opava9.0 
 4. Lawrence, CEZ N.8.0 
 5. Vyoral, BK Decin7.0 
 6. Guercy, NH Ostrava6.0 
 7. Kroutil, BK Decin6.0 
 8. Siska, BK Decin6.0 
 9. Sirina, BK Opava5.0 
 10. Andres, Svitavy5.0 
Steals Per Game
 Radek NECAS
  
  (206-F-80)
  Avg: 6
 1. Necas, BK Pardubi.6.0 
 2. Burnett, BK Pardu.5.0 
 3. Lawrence, CEZ N.4.0 
 4. Dokoupil, Prostejov4.0 
 5. Marko, Prostejov3.0 
 6. Pumprla, CEZ N.3.0 
 7. Simpson, MMCITE B.3.0 
 8. Bosak, Usti n.3.0 
 9. Sustek, J.Hradec3.0 
 10. Andres, Svitavy3.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Kamil SVRDLIK
  
  (205-F/C-86)
  Avg: 2
 1. Svrdlik, BK Pardu.2.0 
 2. Burnett, BK Pardu.2.0 
 3. Vyoral, BK Decin2.0 
 4. Marko, Prostejov2.0 
 5. Houska, BK Decin2.0 
 6. Simpson, MMCITE B.2.0 
 7. Kerr, BK Kolin1.0 
 8. Mickelson, Svitavy1.0 
 9. Bohacik, NH Ostra.1.0 
 10. Novak, Prostejov1.0 

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Round 2 (Regular Season)

MMCITE Brno Sep.28 BK Decin 99%
J.Hradec Sep.28 USK Praha 96%
BK Pardubice 58% Sep.28 Prostejov
Usti n/Labem 57% Sep.28 Svitavy
NH Ostrava Sep.28 BK Opava 98%
CEZ Nymburk 96% Sep.27 BK Kolin
First Round Schedule
Group A
Slavoj Litom 50% Oct.2 Sokol Pisek
USK Praha B 50% Sep.30 GBA Sparta
Sokol Prazky 50% Sep.30 Nymburk B
Bsk Kosice 50% Sep.30 Sokol H.K.
Loko Plzen 50% Sep.30 Vysocina
Group B
Sokol Slapan 50% Oct.2 Novy Jicin
Olomouc SK 50% Sep.30 Zlin
Opava B 50% Sep.30 Havirov
Olomouc Bbal 50% Sep.30 Pardubice
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First Round Schedule
Sopron KC 50% Sep.28 Kormend
Targu Mures 50% Sep.28 Demir IBB
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First Round Schedule
Avtodor 50% Oct.7 N.Novgorod
Enisey 50% Oct.6 CSKA
Astana 50% Oct.5 Unics
Zenit 50% Oct.5 Kalev/Cramo
Unics 50% Oct.2 N.Novgorod
Astana 50% Oct.2 Avtodor
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Interview with BK JIP Pardubice Guard Evaldas Zabas - Feb 1, 2013


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Evaldas
Zabas
At just 24 years of age BK JIP Pardubice guard Evaldas Zabas (188-PG-88) is the youngest player in the Mattoni NBL's top-five scoring leaders. Currently averaging over 17 points a game, the Lithuanian native leads his third-place Pardubice club in scoring, steals, free-throw percentage and is tied in assists all while shooting an impressive 58% from the field. In his first season in the Czech Republic the 6-2 Zabas has exceeded fans expectations and helped the club maintain its top-of-the-standings reputation, even with the budget related departures of mainstays Marcus Arnold and Maurice Hampton last season.
Despite his age, Zabas arrived in the Czech Republic with an impressive resume, including leading the Swedish Basketligan in scoring in 2011-12 as well as incredibly productive stops in the United Kingdom and Germany.
A former member of the Lithuanian U20 National Team back in 2008, Zabas spent some time to talk with Eurobasket.com about his experiences and success so far with Pardubice.

Q. With the basic stage coming to a close would you say you are satisfied with your and team's performance so far?

A. Yes we are definitely satisfied with what we accomplished so far this season, but I believe that the strongest and the hardest competition is yet to come. Now weve played each team a couple of times and there are no secrets. Everyone knows what plays you are going to run and what your game plan is going to be. So while we are satisfied with our performance thus far, we know that there is a lot of work left to be done.

Q. What factors led you to decide to sign with Pardubice in the off-season?

A. I have always heard good things about Czech basketball so when the opportunity came up I didn't think twice. I think its a great league, with great competition and a lot of high quality players. Also, Pardubice was a Euro Challenge team last year so when they offered me a spot I knew that this organization was serious about winning and they know how to treat their players well.

Q. What did you know about the club and the Czech Republic prior to arriving?

A. I didn't know too much. Like I said, I knew they played in Euro Challenge last year and that they were always near the top of the table in the standings.

Q. What has been your biggest adjustment to life here both on and off the court?

A. I would say communicating with players on and of the court has been the hardest things to get through here and I believe that is part of the reason why we struggled at the beginning of the season. With language barriers it takes longer than usual for a team to gel but everyone has worked really hard to come together and to understand each other. Now we are all on the same page, and it shows!

Q. Your teammate Corey Muirhead (197-F-83, college: W.Carolina) is having one of the best all-around seasons in the entire league, what has it been like playing together with him? In your opinion why has his game developed so much this season?

A. Corey is a great guy and an amazing player. Its been great playing with him and learning from him. His experience really shows in practice and games. His game has developed so much this year because he works so hard for this team. I can tell each and every day how much he cares about winning. No one likes losing but Corey is really one of those guys that would do anything to win - no matter what it takes. He can do everything - defend, rebound, score or whatever else the coach asks of him.

Q. Your scoring prowess has translated to every league you have played in, whether in the UK, Sweden or here. Would you like to share your secrets?

A. It's no secret. Hard work pays off and you get out what you put in. Basketball is a game that can't be perfected but as long as I'm getting better every year, thats all that matters to me. Also, it starts with my love for the game. Without that, I could never put in the work that I do.

Q. When you are off the court, what are some of your hobbies and pastimes?

A. Well its not quite a hobby, but I do like my sleep. Other than that, I love movies, music, video games, and Im always studying the game and figuring out ways to get better. In the Summer, my hobby is getting better at the Athlete Institute at ACTS in Orangeville, Ontario, Canada. Its where I work on my craft with other pro players.

Q. The A1 group stage will of course pit the top teams in the league against each other. What will you and the team need to do in order to secure a top finish?

A. Just keep working hard and playing like weve been playing. At this point, it is about who wants it more. Also, it will be very important for us to keep trusting each other and playing like a team.

Q. What is your status for next season? Will you continue with Pardubice or look to further your career in another country?

A. I can't tell you anything about next season yet. I dont really think that far ahead because the second you start doing that it takes away from what my mission is right now. I will just keep on working hard and let my agent do his job.
  




Alexander
Madsen
Czech Republic NBL round 1 best performance: Alexander Madsen - 9 hours ago

Finnish Power forward Alexander Madsen (207-F/C-95) had an amazing evening in the last round for USK Praha, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 1. The 21-year old player was the main contributor (26 points, eight rebounds and four assists) to his team's victory, helping them to beat MMCITE Brno (#9, 0-1) 76-64. USK Praha is placed at 6th position in Czech Republic NBL. But it's just the very beginning of the season and USK Praha won just one (their first) game. I...   [read more]

Alexander
Madsen
NBL Round 1: MMCITE Brno loses to USK Praha - 1 day ago

The Regular Season in NBL just started. There was no lack of interesting games this round. The round ended with loss of the undefeated team, extra overtimes, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin. The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of MMCITE Brno (0-1) on the court of USK Praha on Saturday night. Visitors were defeated by USK Praha 76-64. Finnish power forward Alexander Madsen (207-95) stepped up and scored 26 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for the...   [read more]

T.J.
Bannister
Svitavy signs T.J. Bannister, ex Rieker KN - 5 days ago

Turi Svitavy (NBL) signed 32-year old American point guard T.J. Bannister (180-84, college: Liberty, agency: Inception Sports). He played last season at MBK Rieker Com Therm Komarno in Slovakian SBL league. In 25 games he had 12.5ppg, 3.5rpg, 8.5apg and 1.6spg. Bannister helped them to make it to the final. A very impressive season as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Slovakian League Honorable Mention. He also played that season for BK Inter Bratislava (also in SBL) where in 7 games he...   [read more]


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