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Alexela KML Standings
 1. Kalev/Cramo 4-0 
 2. Valga 3-0 
 3. Rapla 3-1 
 4. TLU/Kalev 1-3 
 5. Noorteliiga 0-1 
 6. TTU 0-1 
 7. Tartu Ulikool 0-2 
 8. Parnu 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/20/2017
1.Liiga Standings
 1. Betoonimeister 2-0 
 2. Noorteliiga II 2-0 
 3. Paide VW 2-0 
 4. Eesti M. 1-0 
 5. BC Tartu 1-1 
 6. Kohila 1-1 
 7. Viimsi 1-1 
 8. BC Kalev II 0-1 
 9. Kuressaare 0-1 
 10. Tartu Kalev/Estiko 0-1 
 11. Tamsalu 0-2 
 12. Torma Sport 0-2 
Last:10/9/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1 Antwerp 1-0 
 2 Groningen 1-0 
 3 Bosna-Royal 0-1 
 4 Le Portel 0-1 
Group B
 1 Avtodor 1-0 
 2 Benfica 1-0 
 3 Bakken 0-1 
 4 Nevezis 0-1 
Group C
 1 Kataja Basket 1-0 
 2 Mornar Bar 1-0 
 3 FC Porto 0-1 
 4 Kapfenberg 0-1 
Group D
 1 Keravnos 1-0 
 2 Kormend 1-0 
 3 Balkan 0-1 
 4 Brussels 0-1 
Group E
 1 Lukoil Acad. 1-0 
 2 UBT Cluj Napoca 1-0 
 3 Dinamo Tbilisi 0-1 
 4 Istanbul BBSK 0-1 
Group F
 1 Bnei Hertzeliya 1-0 
 2 Spirou 1-0 
 3 Alba 0-1 
 4 Tsmoki-Minsk 0-1 
Group G
 1 Demir IBB 1-0 
 2 Sigal Prishtina 1-0 
 3 Khimik 0-1 
 4 Mons-Hainaut 0-1 
Group H
 1 N.Novgorod 1-0 
 2 Szolnok 1-0 
 3 Falco-Vulcano 0-1 
 4 Karpos Sokoli 0-1 
Last:10/18/2017
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1. Betsafe/Liepaja 0-0 
 2. Jurmala 0-0 
 3. Parnu 0-0 
 4. Rapla 0-0 
 5. Siauliai 0-0 
 6. Tsmoki-Minsk 0-0 
 7. Vytautas 0-0 
Group B
 1. Barsy Atyrau 0-0 
 2. BK Ogre 0-0 
 3. P.Zvaigzdes 0-0 
 4. Tartu Ulikool 0-0 
 5. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 6. TTU 0-0 
 7. Valmiera 0-0 
Last:10/13/2017
VTB United League Standings
 1 CSKA 3-0 
 2 Khimki 3-0 
 3 Unics 2-0 
 4 Zenit 2-1 
 5 Avtodor 1-0 
 6 Lokomotiv 1-0 
 7 N.Novgorod 1-0 
 8 Astana 0-2 
 9 Enisey 0-2 
 10 Kalev/Cramo 0-2 
 11 Parma 0-2 
 12 Tsmoki-Minsk 0-2 
 13 VEF Riga 0-2 
Last:10/17/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Nolan CRESSLER
  Rapla
  (195-G-94)
  Avg: 21
 1. Cressler, Rapla21.0 
 2. Miculis, Valga20.3 
 3. Haller, Valga17.7 
 4. Kirves, Parnu16.7 
 5. Lasenbergs, Valga16.3 
 6. Freimanis, Valga15.7 
 7. Mirkovic, Kalev/Cr.15.0 
 8. Upson, Rapla14.3 
 9. Cook, Tartu Ulikool14.0 
 10. Saage, TL.14.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Maris ZIEDINS
  Rapla
  (203-F/C-90)
  Avg: 10.8
 1. Ziedins, Rapla10.8 
 2. Raadik, Valga9.0 
 3. Freimanis, Valga8.0 
 4. Lips, Parnu7.3 
 5. Eichfuss, Parnu7.3 
 6. Kirves, Parnu7.3 
 7. Engstrom, Tartu U.6.5 
 8. Talts, Tartu Ulikool6.5 
 9. Cressler, Rapla6.5 
 10. Kitsing, Tartu U.6.0 
Assists Per Game
 Tanel SOKK
  Tartu Ulikool
  (187-PG-85)
  Avg: 6
 1. Sokk, Tartu Ulikool6.0 
 2. Kaldre, Rapla5.5 
 3. Raap, Parnu5.3 
 4. Sokk, Kalev/Cramo5.3 
 5. Lasenbergs, Valga5.0 
 6. Bruzas, Valga5.0 
 7. Saage, TL.4.3 
 8. Dorbek, Rapla3.5 
 9. Haller, Valga3.3 
 10. Joesaar, Kalev/Cr.3.3 
Steals Per Game
 Kristaps MIGLINIEKS
  Valga
  (196-G-90)
  Avg: 3
 1. Miglinieks, Valga3.0 
 2. Saage, TL.2.3 
 3. Simmons, Kalev/Cr.1.7 
 4. Eelmae, Tartu Ulikool1.5 
 5. Joesaar, Kalev/Cr.1.3 
 6. Dorbek, Kalev/Cr.1.3 
 7. Jurtom, TL.1.3 
 8. Lips, Parnu1.3 
 9. Cressler, Rapla1.3 
 10. Post, Parnu1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Devonte UPSON
  Rapla
  (206-F-93)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Upson, Rapla1.8 
 2. Tass, Kalev/Cramo1.3 
 3. Talts, Tartu Ulikool1.0 
 4. Raadik, Valga1.0 
 5. Miculis, Valga0.7 
 6. Freimanis, Valga0.7 
 7. Kask, Parnu0.7 
 8. vanderMars, Kalev/Cr.0.5 
 9. Eelmae, Tartu Ulikool0.5 
 10. Kajupank, Rapla0.5 
Player of the Week

 Elvijs Miculis
  Valga
  ( 200-F-94 )
  
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Estonian Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

TTU 58% Oct.21 Parnu
Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (Regular Season)

Group A
Bosna-Royal 50% Oct.25 Antwerp
Groningen 50% Oct.24 Le Portel
Group B
Bakken 50% Oct.25 Benfica
Nevezis 50% Oct.24 Avtodor
Group C
Kataja Bsk 50% Oct.25 FC Porto
Kapfenberg 50% Oct.24 Mornar Bar
Group D
Kormend 50% Oct.25 Balkan
Keravnos 50% Oct.24 Brussels
Group E
Istanbul BB 50% Oct.25 Lukoil Acad
Din.Tbilisi 50% Oct.25 UBT Cluj Na
Group F
Bnei Hertzel 50% Oct.25 Tsmoki-Minsk
Alba 50% Oct.24 Spirou
Group G
Demir IBB 50% Oct.25 Mons-Hainaut
Sigal Prisht 50% Oct.25 Khimik
Group H
Falco-Vulcan 50% Oct.25 Szolnok
Karpos Sokol 50% Oct.25 N.Novgorod
First Round Schedule
Siauliai 50% Oct.31 Betsafe/Liep
Parnu 50% Oct.31 Vytautas
TLU/Kalev 50% Oct.31 Barsy Atyrau
Tartu Ulikoo 50% Oct.29 Barsy Atyrau
P.Zvaigzdes 50% Oct.26 TLU/Kalev
TTU 50% Oct.26 Valmiera
Vytautas 50% Oct.25 Tsmoki-Minsk
Jurmala 50% Oct.25 Betsafe/Liep
Rapla 50% Oct.24 Parnu
Siauliai 50% Oct.24 Tsmoki-Minsk
Tartu Ulikoo 50% Oct.24 BK Ogre
Check Full Games/Schedule
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Kalev/Cramo 57% Oct.23 Parma
Zenit 95% Oct.22 VEF Riga
Tsmoki-Minsk 57% Oct.22 Astana
CSKA 64% Oct.22 Avtodor
Lokomotiv 51% Oct.21 Unics
Enisey Oct.21 N.Novgorod 96%
From Baltic Tiger to Memphis Grizzly - Sep 25, 2012


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This is a coming of age story of a Tiger that became a Bear.

23 year old Michael Dunigan is one of the newest members of the Memphis Grizzlies and his trail to the NBA is truly a tall tale.

His professional career started in Jerusalem where management saw an investment opportunity; they would train him in the pre-season and then loan him to teams where he could develop his craft in game situations.

His first stop was the tiny Baltic country, Estonia, which culminated in a league championship. Skipping the parade, Dunigan jetted back to Chicago to partake in the NBA pre draft combine, where he surprised scouts with his length and improved body.

Despite rising in the mock drafts, Dunigan was not selected in the 2011 draft. The next day, the Grizzlies brought Dunigan to Memphis, giving him the VIP treatment. Just a few days later, the NBA locked out players, leaving Dunigan without a summer league to further showcase his improvement.

So, Dunigan hired the NBA's most famous trainer, Tim Grover. After the summer, Dunigan signed to play in Italy, where his coach had the reputation of being fantastic with young players. In Europe, a young roster equates to young prospects and very few wins. Within a month, Dunigan lost playing time to an Italian veteran.

In an effort to find needed playing time, Dunigan accepted a job in the Ukraine. That winter, more than 100 people died from cold weather. But Dunigan braved the conditions, consistently scoring and rebounding all season. As the NBA regular season was near an end, both the Golden State Warriors and Memphis Grizzlies were on the cusp of offering Dunigan, only to learn that Dunigan had sustained an injury that would keep him out for two weeks. Jerusalem then backed out of their relationship, thinking their opportunity to collect a buyout has been exhausted.

So, Dunigan returned to Chicago and immediately began training. Soon he learned that the Grizzlies had invited him to NBA summer League. Only one day before his scheduled departure, he sustained an ankle injury that knocked him out of Summer League. Back to training and ankle rehab with Physical Therapist, Dave Reavy, known for working medical miracles for Dwyane Wade, Tracy McGrady, and Gilbert Arenas.

The Grizzlies kept a watchful eye on Dunigan throughout the summer and eventually invited him to training camp.

With only two true centers, and the backup still recovering from hand surgery, the Grizzlies may look to Dunigan for needed depth.

What began as the history of a hard luck hooper has become the feel-good fairy tale of a man who became a Grizzly Bear.
  




Elvijs
Miculis
Miculis' 30-point game gives him Player of the Week award - 22 hours ago
23-year old forward Elvijs Miculis (200-F-94) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for second-ranked Valga and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 3. He had the game-high 30 points adding seven rebounds and three assists for Valga in his team's victory, helping them to outclass, the league's bottom-ranked team Noorteliiga (#5, 0-1) with 70-point margin 110-40. Valga is placed at 2nd position in Estonian league. They maintain a perfect record witho...   [read more]

Elvijs
Miculis
Alexela KML Round 3: Valga hands first loss to Noorteliiga - 2 days ago
The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Noorteliiga (0-1) on the court of Valga on Tuesday night. Visitors were rolled over by Valga 110-40. The game without a history. Valga led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Noorteliiga to just 6 points in third quarter. Valga dominated down low during the game scoring 54 of its points in the paint compared to Noorteliiga's 28 and made 20...   [read more]

Tanel Kurbas
Tanel Kurbas selected the top Estonian playing abroad in last week's games - 4 days ago
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Estonians who are currently playing abroad. This week's number one is an international guard Tanel Kurbas (197-88). He was the major contributor in Levice's victory against the league outsider Zilina in the Slovakian SBL in Saturday night's game.    [read more]


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