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Alexela KML Standings
 1. Tartu Ulikool 20-2 
 2. Kalev/Cramo 15-2 
 3. Rapla 15-9 
 4. TTU 14-10 
 5. Parnu 13-11 
 6. Valga 8-16 
 7. TLU/Kalev 8-16 
 8. Tarvas 7-18 
 9. Noorteliiga 0-16 
Full Standings
Last:3/24/2017
1.Liiga Stage Two Standings
Group C
 1. Betoonimeister 7-1 
 2. BC Tartu 5-4 
 3. Tartu Kalev/Estiko 5-4 
 4. Noorteliiga II 3-5 
 5. Paide VW 3-5 
 6. EMU SK 2-6 
Group D
 1. Torma Sport 6-2 
 2. Tamsalu 5-3 
 3. Kohila 5-4 
 4. Kuressaare 4-5 
 5. VASAR 3-5 
 6. Ambla 2-6 
Stage One Standings
Last:3/14/2017
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 17-3 
 3 Khimky 16-3 
 4 Lokomotiv 13-4 
 5 Unics 12-8 
 6 VEF Riga 9-9 
 7 Enisey 9-10 
 8 Astana 9-11 
 9 Avtodor 6-12 
 10 N.Novgorod 6-14 
 11 Kalev/Cramo 5-15 
 12 Tsmoki-Minsk 4-15 
 13 Parma 0-18 
Last:3/20/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Justin BAKER
  Tarvas
  (203-F/C-89)
  Avg: 19.3
 1. Baker, Tarvas19.3 
 2. Dzeletovic, TL.18.8 
 3. Volkus, Parnu18.1 
 4. Olmre, TTU17.4 
 5. van-der-Mars, Rap.17.4 
 6. Jarvelainen, TTU17.1 
 7. Bubalo, Parnu16.6 
 8. Post, Tarvas15.5 
 9. Seskus, Parnu15.3 
 10. Strupovics, Valga15.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Thomas VAN DER MARS
  Rap.
  (208-C-90)
  Avg: 12.9
 1. van-der-Mars, Rap.12.9 
 2. Baker, Tarvas8.7 
 3. Jois, Tartu Ulikool8.3 
 4. Jarvelainen, TTU8.2 
 5. Bubalo, Parnu8.1 
 6. Soodla, Noorteliiga7.5 
 7. Milka, Tartu Ulikool7.4 
 8. Lips, Tarvas7.4 
 9. Jurkatamm, Noorteli.7.1 
 10. Dzeletovic, TL.6.6 
Assists Per Game
 Norman KABIN
  Parnu
  (188-PG-97)
  Avg: 4.6
 1. Kabin, Parnu4.6 
 2. Sokk, Tartu Ulikool4.5 
 3. Harper, Kalev/Cr.4.4 
 4. Olmre, TTU4.3 
 5. Jones, TL.4.0 
 6. Sokk, Kalev/Cramo3.9 
 7. Bratoz, Rapla3.9 
 8. Okereafor, Parnu3.8 
 9. Paiste, Tarvas3.7 
 10. Post, Tarvas3.5 
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. Zvigurs, Valga1.7 
 8. Tamm, TL.1.7 
 9. Harper, Kalev/Cr.1.7 
 10. Olmre, TTU1.7 
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. Gladness, Kalev/Cr.0.9 
 4. Kok, Rapla0.9 
 5. Raadik, TTU0.8 
 6. Lips, Tarvas0.8 
 7. van-der-Mars, Rap.0.8 
 8. Marshall, TL.0.8 
 9. Tollefsen, Kalev/Cr.0.8 
 10. Perine, Tarvas0.7 
Player of the Week

 Martin Paasoja
  Rapla
  ( 191-SG-86-93 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 24 (Regular Season)

TTU 75% Apr.6 TLU/Kalev
Valga 63% Apr.4 Tarvas
Rapla 59% Apr.2 TTU
Parnu Apr.1 Valga 52%
Tartu Ulikoo 57% Mar.31 Kalev/Cramo
TTU 72% Mar.29 Parnu
TLU/Kalev Mar.28 Rapla 66%
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 26 (Regular Season)

Khimky 57% Mar.27 CSKA
Unics 62% Mar.27 Avtodor
Parma Mar.26 N.Novgorod 72%
Kalev/Cramo Mar.26 VEF Riga 53%
Enisey 77% Mar.26 Tsmoki-Minsk
Lokomotiv Mar.25 Zenit 59%
KML Round 18: BC Rakvere keeps a leadership position - Feb 10, 2013


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The game had a very big importance for second-ranked BC Rakvere as it allowed them to take a leadership position. BC Rakvere edged 5th ranked Valga at home 75-74. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 23-14. But Valga won second period 19-15. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. BC Rakvere forced 25 Valga turnovers. Strangely Valga outrebounded BC Rakvere 41-27 including 26 on the defensive glass. 29 personal fouls committed by Valga helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Latvian swingman Juris Umbrasko (197-79) scored 15 points and 5 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and the former international point guard Reimo Tamm (185-84) chipped in 11 points and 5 rebounds during the contest. The best for the losing side was Latvian guard Edgars Cunda (195-84) with 21 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. As mentioned above they are alone now at the top position. Valga lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifth place with 12 games lost. Valga will have a break next week, which should allow them to rest in order to get back on the winning path. BC Rakvere will try to continue on its current victory against eighth ranked Tln Kalev in Tallinn.
Another interesting game was a derby match between two teams from Tallinn: TTU (#4) and Tln Kalev (#8). Tln Kalev was smashed at home by 30 points 43-73 and even the fact of playing on their own court did not help. The former international forward Erik Keedus (198-90) notched 9 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists to lead the effort and Kiur Akenparg supported him with 16 points and 5 rebounds. Even 13 points and 4 assists by American-Italian guard Marc Campbell (180-86, college: N.Carolina) did not help to save the game for Tln Kalev. Tln Kalev's coach Kalle Klandorf gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. TTU maintains fourth position with 11-9 record. Tln Kalev lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the eighth place with 16 games lost. TTU's supporters look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tallinn .
Valga (#5) was upset in Tallinn by eighth ranked Tln Kalev 69-56. The best player for the winners was Mihkel Kurg who scored 26 points. At the other side the best for losing team was Raitis Grafs who recorded a double-double by scoring 22 points and 11 rebounds. Tln Kalev maintains eighth position with 5-16 record. Valga lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifth place with 12 games lost. Tln Kalev will meet league's leader BC Rakvere on the road in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Valga will have a break next round.
Fourth ranked TTU (11-9) crushed at home 9th ranked Hito/Johvi (1-18) by 32 points 103-71, which is the biggest margin this round. It was a good game for Erik Keedus who led his team to a victory with 21 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists and 7 steals. Hito/Johvi's coach Priit Sternhof already knew that his team would not have a big chance, so allowed to play ten players seeing no chance for a win. TTU maintains fourth position with 11-9 record. Hito/Johvi lost eighteenth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay dead last with 18 lost games. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.

TTU - Hito/Johvi 103-71

Fourth ranked TTU (11-9) crushed at home 9th ranked Hito/Johvi (1-18) by 32 points 103-71, which is the biggest margin this round. The game without a history. TTU led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 70 of its points in the paint compared to Hito/Johvi's 30. TTU forced 25 Hito/Johvi turnovers. It was a good game for the former international forward Erik Keedus (198-90) who led his team to a victory with 21 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists and 7 steals. Forward Kiur Akenparg (190-88) contributed with 26 points, 6 assists and 4 steals for the winners. Guard Aleksis Anijarv (186-94) replied with 11 points and 6 assists and guard Siim Laur (189-87) added 11 points and 5 assists in the effort for Hito/Johvi. Five TTU and four Hito/Johvi players scored in double figures. Hito/Johvi's coach Priit Sternhof already knew that his team would not have a big chance, so allowed to play ten players seeing no chance for a win. TTU maintains fourth position with 11-9 record. Hito/Johvi lost eighteenth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay dead last with 18 lost games. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
TTU: K.Akenparg 26+1reb+6ast, E.Keedus 21+9reb+6ast, M.Kaja 21+2reb+2ast, K.Makke 17+8reb+1ast, M.Saarmets 12+6reb, K.Kalle 3
Hito/Johvi: M.Laanemets 16+1reb, J.Kool 13+1reb+2ast, A.Anijarv 11+2reb+6ast, S.Laur 11+2reb+5ast, E.Trumm 9+6reb+1ast, A.Lehismets 4+3reb+2ast
gschID: 231162


Tln Kalev - Valga 69-56

Valga (#5) was upset in Tallinn by eighth ranked Tln Kalev 69-56. The game was mostly controlled by Tln Kalev. Valga managed to win fourth quarter 21-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Valga to just 6 points in second quarter. The best player for the winners was guard Mihkel Kurg (191-87) who scored 26 points. Forward Janis Vahter (193-86) chipped in 8 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was Latvian center Raitis Grafs (208-81, college: Valparaiso) who recorded a double-double by scoring 22 points and 11 rebounds and power forward Joonas Jarvelainen (202-90) added 6 points and 6 rebounds respectively. Tln Kalev maintains eighth position with 5-16 record. Valga lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifth place with 12 games lost. Tln Kalev will meet league's leader BC Rakvere on the road in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Valga will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Tln Kalev: M.Kurg 26+4reb+2ast, E.Luts 8+3reb+2ast, R.Roos 8+5reb, J.Vahter 8+5reb+4ast, I.Tulit 7+3reb, M.Parn 6+6reb
Valga: R.Grafs 22+11reb+2ast, T.Leok 8+2reb+2ast, H.Rannula 7+3reb+1ast, E.Cunda 7+5reb, J.Jarvelainen 6+6reb+1ast, R.Petersonig 3+1reb+1ast
gschID: 231161


Tarvas - Valga 75-74

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked BC Rakvere as it allowed them to take a leadership position. BC Rakvere edged 5th ranked Valga at home 75-74. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 23-14. But Valga won second period 19-15. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. BC Rakvere forced 25 Valga turnovers. Strangely Valga outrebounded BC Rakvere 41-27 including 26 on the defensive glass. 29 personal fouls committed by Valga helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Latvian swingman Juris Umbrasko (197-79) scored 15 points and 5 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and the former international point guard Reimo Tamm (185-84) chipped in 11 points and 5 rebounds during the contest. Five BC Rakvere players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was Latvian guard Edgars Cunda (195-84) with 21 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists and American forward Morgan Grim (203-88, college: Utah St.) scored 15 points and 6 rebounds. As mentioned above they are alone now at the top position. Valga lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifth place with 12 games lost. Valga will have a break next week, which should allow them to rest in order to get back on the winning path. BC Rakvere will try to continue on its current victory against eighth ranked Tln Kalev in Tallinn.
Top scorers:
Tarvas: J.Umbrasko 15+5reb+3ast, M.Laksa 14+2reb, K.Saks 12+2reb+1ast, B.Raley-Ross 12+5reb+1ast, R.Tamm 11+5reb+3ast, A.Stewart 11+6reb
Valga: E.Cunda 21+9reb+5ast, M.Grim 15+6reb, V.Vares 10+4reb+2ast, H.Rannula 9+7reb+4ast, R.Grafs 8+2reb, R.Petersonig 6+5reb+2ast
gschID: 231160


Tln Kalev - TTU 43-73

Another interesting game was a derby match between two teams from Tallinn: TTU (#4) and Tln Kalev (#8). Tln Kalev was smashed at home by 30 points 43-73 and even the fact of playing on their own court did not help. The game without a history. TTU led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Tln Kalev to just 6 points in first and second quarters and to 12 points in first half. TTU dominated down low during the game scoring 54 of its points in the paint compared to Tln Kalev's 24. TTU forced 19 Tln Kalev turnovers and outrebounded them 40-26 including 27 on the defensive glass. The former international forward Erik Keedus (198-90) notched 9 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists to lead the effort and forward Kiur Akenparg (190-88) supported him with 16 points and 5 rebounds. Even 13 points and 4 assists by American-Italian guard Marc Campbell (180-86, college: N.Carolina) did not help to save the game for Tln Kalev. Nigerian-American forward Ike Okoye (206, college: Boise St.) added 9 points and 9 rebounds. Tln Kalev's coach Kalle Klandorf gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. TTU maintains fourth position with 11-9 record. Tln Kalev lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the eighth place with 16 games lost. TTU's supporters look forward to another derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tallinn .
Top scorers:
TTU: K.Akenparg 16+5reb+1ast, A.Arnold 12+3reb, J.Puidet 10+2reb+1ast, E.Keedus 9+12reb+4ast, M.Kaja 8+3reb, K.Makke 8+3reb
Tln Kalev: M.Campbell 13+2reb+4ast, I.Okoye 9+9reb, M.Kurg 9+5reb+2ast, R.Roos 6+1reb+2ast, J.Vahter 4+1reb, H.Aimre 2+2reb
gschID: 231159
  




Kristjan
Kangur
Kristjan Kangur selected the top Estonian playing abroad in last week's games - 2 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]

Martin
Paasoja
Estonian Alexela KML round 22 best performance: Martin Paasoja - 5 days ago
International Shooting guard Martin Paasoja (191-SG-93) put on an amazing game in the last round for Rapla, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 22. The 23-year old player was the main contributor (28 points, seven rebounds and four assists) to his team's victory, helping them to edge out Parnu (#4, 13-11) 93-91. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. Rapla maintains the 3rd position in Estonian Alexela KML. They would have been even better if th...   [read more]

Mario Paiste
Alexela KML Round 22: BC Rakvere defeat TLU/Kalev in the closest game of the week - 6 days ago
There are only two more rounds left in the Regular Season in Alexela KML. The most exciting game of round 22 in the Alexela KML took place in Tallinn. This derby game ended with only one-point home defeat of 6th ranked TLU/Kalev (8-15) to eighth ranked BC Rakvere (7-17) 87-86 on Friday evening. TLU/Kalev was trailing by 7 points at halftime but managed to get 2-point lead after three quarters before a 21-18 charge of BC Rakvere, which allowed them to win the game. They made 20-of-26 fre...   [read more]


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