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 3. Rapla 20-12 
 4. Parnu 17-15 
 5. TTU 16-16 
 6. Valga 12-20 
 7. TLU/Kalev 12-20 
 8. Tarvas 9-23 
 9. Noorteliiga 0-32 
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 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 
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 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 
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 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
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 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
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 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
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 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
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 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 
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 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
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 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 
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 7. VEF Riga 11-13 
 8. Astana 9-15 
 9. Avtodor 8-16 
 10. N.Novgorod 8-16 
 11. Kalev/Cramo 5-19 
 12. Tsmoki-Minsk 5-19 
 13. Parma 1-23 
Last:6/23/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Justin BAKER
  Tarvas
  (203-F/C-89)
  Avg: 19.3
 1. Baker, Tarvas19.3 
 2. Dzeletovic, TL.18.3 
 3. Jarvelainen, TTU17.1 
 4. Bubalo, Parnu16.5 
 5. Olmre, TTU15.7 
 6. Post, Tarvas15.5 
 7. van-der-Mars, Rap.15.4 
 8. Seskus, Parnu15.3 
 9. Zvigurs, Valga14.8 
 10. Mirkovic, Kalev/Cr.14.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Thomas VAN DER MARS
  Rap.
  (208-C-90)
  Avg: 12.3
 1. van-der-Mars, Rap.12.3 
 2. Baker, Tarvas8.7 
 3. Bubalo, Parnu8.0 
 4. Jarvelainen, TTU7.8 
 5. Lips, Tarvas7.7 
 6. Soodla, Noorteliiga7.5 
 7. Jois, Tartu Ulikool7.4 
 8. Milka, Tartu Ulikool7.3 
 9. Kirves, Parnu6.5 
 10. Raadik, Valga6.3 
Assists Per Game
 Tanel SOKK
  Tartu Ulikool
  (187-PG-85)
  Avg: 5.3
 1. Sokk, Tartu Ulikool5.3 
 2. Harper, Kalev/Cr.4.4 
 3. Sokk, Kalev/Cramo4.3 
 4. Mirkovic, Kalev/Cr.4.1 
 5. Kabin, Parnu4.1 
 6. Olmre, TTU4.0 
 7. Paiste, Tarvas3.7 
 8. Bratoz, Rapla3.6 
 9. Post, Tarvas3.4 
 10. Veideman, Kalev/Cr.3.2 
Steals Per Game
 Domen BRATOZ
  Rapla
  (189-PG-93)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Bratoz, Rapla1.9 
 2. Paiste, Tarvas1.8 
 3. Harper, Kalev/Cr.1.7 
 4. Sutt, Parnu1.7 
 5. Kabin, Parnu1.6 
 6. Tamm, TL.1.6 
 7. Olmre, TTU1.6 
 8. Thomas, Tartu Ulikool1.6 
 9. Post, Tarvas1.5 
 10. Zvigurs, Valga1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Cedric SIMMONS
  Kalev/Cr.
  (206-F/C-86)
  Avg: 1.1
 1. Simmons, Kalev/Cr.1.1 
 2. Kok, Rapla0.9 
 3. Gladness, Kalev/Cr.0.9 
 4. Tollefsen, Kalev/Cr.0.8 
 5. Lips, Tarvas0.7 
 6. van-der-Mars, Rap.0.7 
 7. Raadik, TTU0.7 
 8. Jois, Tartu Ulikool0.6 
 9. Joesaar, Tartu U.0.6 
 10. Bubalo, Parnu0.6 
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  Parnu
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KML Round 6: BC Rakvere is upset by Rapla - Nov 13, 2012


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The most important game in the last round took place in Rapla between second ranked BC Rakvere (5-2) and fourth ranked Rapla (4-3) on Saturday night. BC Rakvere was crushed by Rapla on the road 95-70. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of BC Rakvere. The game was mostly controlled by Rapla. BC Rakvere managed to win fourth quarter 20-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 16-of-20 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was point guard Rait-Riivo Laane (178-PG-93) who scored 22 points, 8 assists and 5 steals. Forward Kristjan Voolaid (201-92) chipped in 20 points and 5 rebounds. Rapla's coach Indrek Ruut felt very confident that he used 11 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was naturalized American forward Renato Lindmets (200-84, college: Westfield St.) who recorded a double-double by scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds. Rapla have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain fourth position with 4-3 record. BC Rakvere at the other side keeps the second place with two games lost. Rapla are looking forward to face Hito/Johvi (#8) on the road in the next round. BC Rakvere will play against Kalev/Cramo (#5) in Tallinn and is hoping to win this game.
The game in Johvi was also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked Valga (5-4) played at the court of 8th ranked Hito/Johvi (1-6). Valga defeated Hito/Johvi 71-59. It was a good game for Latvian center Raitis Grafs (208-81, college: Valparaiso) who led his team to a victory with 12 points and 9 rebounds. Veljo Vares contributed with 7 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. point guard Sander Saare (182-94) replied with 13 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists for Hito/Johvi. Hito/Johvi's coach Priit Sternhof rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Valga moved-up to third place. Hito/Johvi lost sixth consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the eighth position with six games lost. They share it with Tln Kalev. Valga will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Hito/Johvi will play at home against Rapla (#4) to get more than just one victory in their record.
The game in Tallinn was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Rapla (4-3) played at the court of 8th ranked Tln Kalev (1-6). Rapla defeated Tln Kalev 85-69 on Friday. Rait-Riivo Laane scored 24 points and 6 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners. The best for the losing side was Janis Vahter with 17 points and 9 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Rapla have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain fourth position with 4-3 record. Tln Kalev lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the bottom place with six games lost. They share the position with Hito/Johvi. Rapla will meet Hito/Johvi (#8) on the road in the next round. Tln Kalev's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tallinn to the arena TTU.
The game in Tallinn was also worth to mention about. Second ranked BC Rakvere (5-2) played at the court of 5th ranked TTU (2-3). BC Rakvere defeated TTU 81-66. Reimo Tamm notched 22 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists to lead the effort. BC Rakvere have an impressive five-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 5-2 record having just -2 point less than leader TU/Rock. TTU at the other side dropped to the sixth place with three games lost. BC Rakvere's next round opponent will be Kalev/Cramo (#5) in Tallinn. TTU's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tallinn Tln Kalev.

In the last two games of round 6 Tln Kalev was defeated by Valga in a road game 68-58. Parnu smashed Hito/Johvi at home 81-57.

Valga - Tln Kalev 68-58

There was no surprise when 8th ranked Tln Kalev (1-6) was defeated on the road by fourth ranked Valga (5-4) 68-58. The hosts were ahead by 4 points but lost the second period ending it with a 5-point deficit before their 26-11 run, which allowed them to win the game. Valga outrebounded Tln Kalev 41-30 including 16 on the offensive glass. Latvian center Raitis Grafs (208-81, college: Valparaiso) notched a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead the effort and the former international swingman Veljo Vares (200-81) supported him with 15 points and 7 rebounds. Even a double-double of 19 points and 13 rebounds by Nigerian-American forward Ike Okoye (206, college: Boise St.) did not help to save the game for Tln Kalev. American-Italian guard Marc Campbell (180-86, college: N.Carolina) added 13 points and 5 assists. Tln Kalev's coach Kalle Klandorf tested eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Valga moved-up to third place. Tln Kalev lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the bottom position with six games lost. Valga will have a break next round. Tln Kalev's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tallinn to the arena TTU.
Top scorers:
Tln Kalev: I.Okoye 19+13reb+2ast, M.Campbell 13+2reb+5ast, J.Vahter 11+3reb, R.Roos 4+3reb+3ast, M.Kurg 3+1reb, M.Paiste 2+2reb+1ast
Valga: V.Vares 15+7reb+1ast, R.Grafs 15+10reb, T.Oja 11+2reb+2ast, M.Grim 8+6reb, E.Cunda 7+6reb+8ast, T.Leok 6+6reb+1ast
gschID: 201688


Hito/Johvi - Valga 59-71

The game in Johvi was also worth to mention about. Fourth ranked Valga (5-4) played at the court of 8th ranked Hito/Johvi (1-6). Valga defeated Hito/Johvi 71-59. The game was mostly controlled by Valga. Hito/Johvi was better in third quarter 14-13. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Hito/Johvi was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a good game for Latvian center Raitis Grafs (208-81, college: Valparaiso) who led his team to a victory with 12 points and 9 rebounds. The former international swingman Veljo Vares (200-81) contributed with 7 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. point guard Sander Saare (182-94) replied with 13 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists and Georg Tambre (194-94) added 4 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists in the effort for Hito/Johvi. Hito/Johvi's coach Priit Sternhof rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Valga moved-up to third place. Hito/Johvi lost sixth consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the eighth position with six games lost. They share it with Tln Kalev. Valga will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Hito/Johvi will play at home against Rapla (#4) to get more than just one victory in their record.
Top scorers:
Hito/Johvi: S.Saare 13+6reb+6ast, J.Kool 9+2reb+2ast, T.Uuekula 8+4reb, A.Anijarv 6, A.Lehismets 6+2ast, J.Saar 4+1reb
Valga: E.Cunda 14+6reb+1ast, R.Grafs 12+9reb+3ast, J.Jarvelainen 11+4reb+1ast, T.Leok 8+2reb+2ast, R.Petersonig 7+2ast, V.Vares 7+10reb+5ast
gschID: 201687


Parnu - Hito/Johvi 81-57

The game between closely ranked teams ended with seventh ranked KK Parnu's (2-3) home victory over 8th ranked Hito/Johvi (1-6) 81-57. The game was mostly controlled by KK Parnu. Hito/Johvi was better in third quarter 20-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Hito/Johvi to just 6 points in first quarter. They outrebounded Hito/Johvi 43-32 including 29 on the defensive glass. 28 personal fouls committed by Hito/Johvi helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Lithuanian guard Augustas Peciukevicius (192-91) notched 16 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists to lead the effort and international forward Kristjan Kitsing (205-90) supported him with 10 points and 9 rebounds. Four KK Parnu players scored in double figures. Even 7 points and 8 rebounds by Georg Tambre (194-94) did not help to save the game for Hito/Johvi. Tonis Uuekula (201-88) added 7 points and 7 rebounds. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. KK Parnu moved-up to sixth place, which they share with TTU. Hito/Johvi lost sixth consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the eighth position with six games lost. KK Parnu's next round opponent will be league's second-placed BC Rakvere at home and it may be quite challenging game. Hito/Johvi will play against Rapla (#4).
Top scorers:
Hito/Johvi: M.Kirsimaa 11+1reb+1ast, J.Saar 8+2reb, S.Saare 7+5reb+1ast, G.Tambre 7+8reb+1ast, T.Uuekula 7+7reb, M.Laanemets 4+2ast
Parnu: A.Peciukevicius 16+5reb+5ast, T.Hamarsalu 12+2reb+2ast, R.Raap 11+5reb, K.Kitsing 10+9reb, O.Matulionis 10+2reb+4ast, K.Evart 9+2reb+2ast
gschID: 201686


Rapla - Tarvas 95-70

The most important game in the last round took place in Rapla between second ranked BC Rakvere (5-2) and fourth ranked Rapla (4-3) on Saturday night. BC Rakvere was crushed by Rapla on the road 95-70. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of BC Rakvere. The game was mostly controlled by Rapla. BC Rakvere managed to win fourth quarter 20-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 16-of-20 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was point guard Rait-Riivo Laane (178-93) who scored 22 points, 8 assists and 5 steals. Forward Kristjan Voolaid (201-92) chipped in 20 points and 5 rebounds. Five Rapla players scored in double figures. Rapla's coach Indrek Ruut felt very confident that he used 11 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was naturalized American forward Renato Lindmets (200-84, college: Westfield St.) who recorded a double-double by scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds and the former international point guard Reimo Tamm (185-84) added 19 points respectively. Rapla have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain fourth position with 4-3 record. BC Rakvere at the other side keeps the second place with two games lost. Rapla are looking forward to face Hito/Johvi (#8) on the road in the next round. BC Rakvere will play against Kalev/Cramo (#5) in Tallinn and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Tarvas: R.Lindmets 21+10reb+1ast, R.Tamm 19+3reb+2ast, M.Laksa 10+1reb+2ast, J.Umbrasko 7+6reb+1ast, O.Metsalu 6+5reb+1ast, K.Saks 3+5reb+2ast
Rapla: R.Laane 22+1reb+8ast, K.Voolaid 20+5reb, I.Pilk 16+4reb+2ast, I.Kajupank 13+4reb+1ast, A.Parn 11+5reb+2ast, M.Paasoja 7+5reb+5ast
gschID: 201685


Tln Kalev - Rapla 69-85

The game in Tallinn was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Rapla (4-3) played at the court of 8th ranked Tln Kalev (1-6). Rapla defeated Tln Kalev 85-69 on Friday. The game was mostly controlled by Rapla. Tln Kalev managed to win second period 15-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 26-of-30 free shots (86.7 percent) during the game. Point guard Rait-Riivo Laane (178-93) scored 24 points and 6 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and the former international forward Andre Parn (202-77) chipped in 17 points (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line) during the contest. Five Rapla players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was forward Janis Vahter (193-86) with 17 points and 9 rebounds and Nigerian-American forward Ike Okoye (206, college: Boise St.) scored 13 points and 7 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Rapla have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain fourth position with 4-3 record. Tln Kalev lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the bottom place with six games lost. They share the position with Hito/Johvi. Rapla will meet Hito/Johvi (#8) on the road in the next round. Tln Kalev's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tallinn to the arena TTU.
Top scorers:
Tln Kalev: J.Vahter 17+9reb, I.Okoye 13+7reb+2ast, R.Roos 11+4ast, M.Kurg 9+5reb+3ast, I.Tulit 9+3reb, M.Campbell 8+3reb+2ast
Rapla: R.Laane 24+6reb+2ast, A.Parn 17+4reb, I.Pilk 12+4reb+3ast, I.Kajupank 11+1reb+1ast, R.Ringmets 10+9reb+1ast, A.Antson 7+2ast
gschID: 201684


TTU - Tarvas 66-81

The game in Tallinn was also worth to mention about. Second ranked BC Rakvere (5-2) played at the court of 5th ranked TTU (2-3). BC Rakvere defeated TTU 81-66. They made 16-of-20 charity shots (80.0 percent) during the game. BC Rakvere forced 19 TTU turnovers. 25 personal fouls committed by TTU helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The former international point guard Reimo Tamm (185-84) notched 22 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists to lead the effort and Latvian forward Maris Laksa (205-81, college: Providence) supported him with 25 points. Four BC Rakvere players scored in double figures. Even 6 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists by international forward Erik Keedus (198-90) did not help to save the game for TTU. Forward Kiur Akenparg (190-88) added 12 points. BC Rakvere have an impressive five-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 5-2 record having just -2 point less than leader TU/Rock. TTU at the other side dropped to the sixth place with three games lost. BC Rakvere's next round opponent will be Kalev/Cramo (#5) in Tallinn. TTU's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tallinn Tln Kalev.
Top scorers:
TTU: K.Makke 13+3reb, K.Akenparg 12+3reb+2ast, M.Kaja 10+5reb, J.Puidet 8+4reb+3ast, A.Arnold 7+6reb+1ast, E.Keedus 6+10reb+6ast
Tarvas: M.Laksa 25+3reb, R.Tamm 22+6reb+7ast, R.Lindmets 13+7reb+1ast, K.Saks 12+8reb, J.Umbrasko 6+6reb+4ast, O.Metsalu 3+1reb
gschID: 201683
  




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