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Alexela KML Standings
 1. Tartu Ulikool 21-2 
 2. Rapla 16-9 
 3. Kalev/Cramo 15-2 
 4. TTU 14-10 
 5. Parnu 14-11 
 6. Valga 8-17 
 7. TLU/Kalev 8-17 
 8. Tarvas 7-19 
 9. Noorteliiga 0-16 
Full Standings
Last:3/25/2017
1.Liiga Stage Two Standings
Group C
 1. Betoonimeister 8-2 
 2. BC Tartu 5-5 
 3. Paide VW 5-5 
 4. Tartu Kalev/Estiko 5-5 
 5. EMU SK 4-6 
 6. Noorteliiga II 3-7 
Group D
 1. Tamsalu 7-3 
 2. Torma Sport 7-3 
 3. Kohila 5-4 
 4. Kuressaare 4-5 
 5. VASAR 4-6 
 6. Ambla 2-8 
Stage One Standings
Last:3/25/2017
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
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1. Barons Riga 10-2 
 2. Nevezis 8-4 
 3. Rapla 8-4 
 4. Jurmala 6-6 
 5. Liepaja/Triobet 5-7 
 6. Parnu 3-9 
 7. Barsy Atyrau 2-10 
Group B
 1. P.Zvaigzdes 11-1 
 2. Valmiera 9-3 
 3. Jekabpils 8-4 
 4. BK Ogre 6-6 
 5. TTU 5-7 
 6. Tarvas 3-9 
 7. COR-Borisfen 0-12 
Group Q
 1. Kalev/Cramo 0-0 
 2. Tartu Ulikool 0-0 
 3. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 4. Vytautas 0-0 
Last:3/2/2017
VTB United League Standings
 1 CSKA 18-2 
 2 Zenit 18-3 
 3 Khimky 16-3 
 4 Lokomotiv 13-5 
 5 Unics 12-8 
 6 VEF Riga 10-9 
 7 Enisey 10-10 
 8 Astana 9-11 
 9 N.Novgorod 7-14 
 10 Avtodor 6-12 
 11 Kalev/Cramo 5-16 
 12 Tsmoki-Minsk 4-16 
 13 Parma 0-19 
Last:3/26/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Justin BAKER
  Tarvas
  (203-F/C-89)
  Avg: 19.3
 1. Baker, Tarvas19.3 
 2. Dzeletovic, TL.18.4 
 3. Volkus, Parnu18.1 
 4. Olmre, TTU17.4 
 5. Jarvelainen, TTU17.1 
 6. van-der-Mars, Rap.16.8 
 7. Bubalo, Parnu16.4 
 8. Strupovics, Valga15.6 
 9. Post, Tarvas15.5 
 10. Seskus, Parnu15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Thomas VAN DER MARS
  Rap.
  (208-C-90)
  Avg: 12.6
 1. van-der-Mars, Rap.12.6 
 2. Konate, Tartu Ulikool10.8 
 3. Baker, Tarvas8.7 
 4. Jarvelainen, TTU8.2 
 5. Jois, Tartu Ulikool8.2 
 6. Bubalo, Parnu8.1 
 7. Milka, Tartu Ulikool7.6 
 8. Soodla, Noorteliiga7.5 
 9. Lips, Tarvas7.2 
 10. Jurkatamm, Noorteli.7.1 
Assists Per Game
 Tanel SOKK
  Tartu Ulikool
  (187-PG-85)
  Avg: 4.6
 1. Sokk, Tartu Ulikool4.6 
 2. Kabin, Parnu4.6 
 3. Harper, Kalev/Cr.4.4 
 4. Olmre, TTU4.3 
 5. Jones, TL.4.0 
 6. Sokk, Kalev/Cramo3.9 
 7. Paiste, Tarvas3.8 
 8. Okereafor, Parnu3.8 
 9. Bratoz, Rapla3.8 
 10. Thomas, Tartu Ulikool3.5 
Steals Per Game
 Domen BRATOZ
  Rapla
  (189-PG-93)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Bratoz, Rapla2.2 
 2. Jurkatamm, Noorteli.2.1 
 3. Okereafor, Parnu2.0 
 4. Paiste, Tarvas1.8 
 5. Sutt, Parnu1.8 
 6. Kabin, Parnu1.8 
 7. Harper, Kalev/Cr.1.7 
 8. Olmre, TTU1.7 
 9. Zvigurs, Valga1.7 
 10. Thomas, Tartu Ulikool1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Cedric SIMMONS
  Kalev/Cr.
  (206-F/C-86)
  Avg: 1.2
 1. Simmons, Kalev/Cr.1.2 
 2. Jurkatamm, Noorteli.1.0 
 3. Kok, Rapla0.9 
 4. Gladness, Kalev/Cr.0.9 
 5. Tollefsen, Kalev/Cr.0.8 
 6. Lips, Tarvas0.8 
 7. Marshall, TL.0.8 
 8. Raadik, TTU0.8 
 9. Bubalo, Parnu0.7 
 10. Perine, Tarvas0.7 
Player of the Week

 Rasham Suarez
  Rapla
  ( 190-G-92 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 24 (Regular Season)

TTU 75% Apr.6 TLU/Kalev
Valga 72% Apr.4 Tarvas
Rapla 63% Apr.2 TTU
Parnu 58% Apr.1 Valga
Tartu Ulikoo 58% Mar.31 Kalev/Cramo
TTU 62% Mar.29 Parnu
TLU/Kalev Mar.28 Rapla 77%
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Oostende Mar.29 Chalon 99%
Nanterre Mar.29 Telekom Bsk 53%
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Finals)

3-4 Place
Kalev/Cramo 55% Mar.28 Tartu Ulikoo
FINAL
Vytautas Mar.29 P.Zvaigzdes 98%
Next Round Schedule

Round 27 (Regular Season)

Lokomotiv 63% Apr.3 Avtodor
VEF Riga 50% Apr.3 Unics
CSKA 89% Apr.3 Kalev/Cramo
Enisey 50% Apr.2 Astana
Tsmoki-Minsk 75% Apr.2 Parma
N.Novgorod Apr.2 Khimky 86%
INTERVIEW WITH EDGARS CUNDA, EMKL ASSIST LEADER - Dec 16, 2011


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Edgars Cunda
Eurobasket had the pleasure of speaking with Edgars Cunda (196-G-84, agency: Court Side), currently approaching the midway point of his return to Eastern Europe. Playing for Valga/CKE Inkasso in the Estonian EMKL, he is currently leading the EMKL in both assist and steals.

EU: Edga, how have you found playing in Estonia?

EC: I wanted to come back in Europe.Upportunity was given from Valga team and we made a deal.

EU: What did you know about Estonia before coming this season? What compelled you to play in this market this particular year?

EC: I knew about this league cos this is my home country neighbour. And I have good friend Reinar Hallik (208-C-84) who played in Estonia before so I was informated about league. I came here because we won regular season and play offs in Kazakhstan league so I felt like job is done there and it is new challange for me, specially in point guard position here.

EU: Last season, you won the championship in Kazahkstan with Barsy Atyrau You have had tremendous experiences outside of your home of Latvia, please tell us briefly about them and your reasons for returning to the Baltics this season.

EC: Yes I had interesting experience in Kazakhstan. I learned impotant thinks from coach in Barsy team - Vadim Burakov as well as from other players in the court and besides that. We had a vonderfull colective there and I think that it played very importnat role of our success.
I came back to Baltics because as a professional basketball player I have a tendency to push myself for new achievments. So I thought that it would be good step coming back to Europe. So I can see what I capable of here with my new team.

EU: Please outline for us briefly, what has been the path that the team has travelled on this season, and what you see for them in the very near future. We see that you had a rough start to the season. There is a new coach, you are also on a winning streak of sorts. What do u think is on the horizon for in the very near future?

EC: Yes our season start was tuff. Because we came together from different teams and it was hard to feel each other on the floor in begining. The same time other team's main players are playing together for long years. So I think it was the main reason of our bad record. Also we played biggest part of season without 5 position player. But step by step we are improving as a team and as collective. And there is definately one thing that brought us together here - will to win. So I think our wins are infront of us.

EU: With the crucial games looming where do u see valga headed as you prepare for the midseason break? Any key points to improve on for the club? You are only 2 games out of a place in the top 4 teams of the league, with 3 games to play before the holiday break.

EC: I think we have good chances to win one of our last two games. But of course it will not be easy at all. Key point's of our game is that we know each other better now as well as fresh ideas from new coach - Varis Krumins About standings in championship I think what matters the most is the play-offs, so we need to get as much as posible to get better oponent.

EU: It appears that your versatility is posing match-up problesm for for opponents, standing 6'5 or 196cm, you can see over the top of smaller defenders, post up due to your size, & strength, but you are also a good shooter and passer, leading to quite a few double doubles from you this season. Is this going to assist the team as you gear up for the fight for postioning within the EMKL??

EC: Few times I was close to triple double actually.. ha ha ha ;) Of course I will do everything I can to help our team get maximum wins. When I'm on the court I don't think about stats the only thing what I think is to make good decisions in every single situation. So it might be that I don't score to much but give a lot of assists or make good steals and our team win's.. Then I'm really satisfied. Sometimes it might be complitely oposite I score more but have less assists. I'm trying do adjust depending what exact game need's! If I feel that I can use mismatch I do that, if I feel somebody is 'hot' I try to make play's for this player. Also trying to regulate tempo of our team's game. And allways try to go 100% in defence. Only thing what I missing this season is helping guys with offensive rebounds - I like to do that but I can''t do it to much cos I'm point guard here so I allways feel responsibility to be first in defence.

EU: Any thing to share or say to your family in Latvia or fans back in Kazahkstan or Belarus?

EC: I want to say few thing's to young basketball players as well as any young people - never loose faith in your self and work on your weakneses doesn't matter is it on the court or outside basketball court lines. Fallow your dream's by changing things in present and do what ever it takes to come true your dream's. Also I'm sincerely thankfull to my FAMILY my GF- Oksana for support specially in hard moments. Also my friends and all people around me every day who gives me energy to contnue improving and developing as basketball player and as person. And thank's for this nice interview.

WE AT EUROBASKET WOULD LIKE TO WISH EDGARS A STRONG FINISH TO THE 1st HALF OF THE SEASON & WE LOOK TO HEAR MORE GREAT THINGS FROM HIM IN THE VERY NEAR FUTURE. BEST SWISHES EDGARS!
  




Rasham
Suarez
Rasham Suarez claims Estonian Alexela KML weekly honour - 20 hours ago
Rasham Suarez (190-G-92) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for league's second-best Rapla and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 23. The 24-year old guard had the game-high 33 points adding eight rebounds and four assists for Rapla in his team's victory, helping them to edge out Valga (#6, 8-17) 80-78. Rapla is placed at 2nd position in Estonian Alexela KML. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier...   [read more]

Rasham
Suarez
Alexela KML Round 23: Rapla edges Valga by two points - 2 days ago
There will be only one (last) round of the Regular Season in Alexela KML. Sixth-ranked Valga (8-17) made lots of trouble for third ranked Rapla (16-9) on Saturday. Rapla managed to secure only two-point victory 80-78. However their fans expected easier game. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Valga. Valga was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. Rapla made 17-of-22 free shots (77.3 percent) during the game....   [read more]

Kristjan
Kangur
Kristjan Kangur selected the top Estonian playing abroad in last week's games - 5 days ago
We bring you last week's top performances from Estonians 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 experienced former international small forward Kristjan Kangur (201-82). He contributed to an Openjobmetis VA's victory against the closely-ranked Brescia in the Italian Serie A in Sunday night's game.    [read more]


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Estonian Alexela KML round 22 best performance: Martin Paasoja - 8 days ago  
Alexela KML Round 22: BC Rakvere defeat TLU/Kalev in the closest game of the week - 9 days ago  
Kristjan Kitsing selected the top Estonian playing abroad in last week's games - 12 days ago  
Seskus' double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 14 days ago  
Zenit signs Demonte Harper, ex Kalev/Cramo - 14 days ago  
Alexela KML Round 21: Tartu Ulikool beat Rapla by three after a very close game - 15 days ago  
Siim-Sander Vene selected the top Estonian playing abroad in last week's games - 19 days ago  
GSA Amici Pallacanestro Udine lands Rain Veideman, ex Kalev/Cramo - 22 days ago  
Sten Olmre claims Estonian Alexela KML weekly honour - 22 days ago  
Alexela KML Round 20: Kalev/Cramo edge Rapla by three points - 23 days ago  
BBL: Showtime in Kuressaare - 26 days ago  
Estonian Alexela KML round 19 best performance: Domen Bratoz - 28 days ago  
Branko Mirkovic (ex Oradea) agreed terms with Kalev/Cramo - 29 days ago  
Alexela KML Round 19: TTU are defeated by Kalev/Cramo in a derby game - 29 days ago  
Basketball history was made in Estonia - 1 month ago  
Valga signs Deandre Mathieu - 1 month ago  
Milka's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 1 month ago  
Maks Adam Konate (ex Zaporizhya) joins TU/Rock - 1 month ago  
Alexela KML Round 18: Top-ranked TU/Rock wins another game - 1 month ago  
Estonian All-Star Game 2017 Rosters - 1 month ago  
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