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Alexela KML Standings
 1. Kalev/Cramo 0-0 
 2. Noorteliiga 0-0 
 3. Parnu 0-0 
 4. Rapla 0-0 
 5. Tartu Ulikool 0-0 
 6. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 7. TTU 0-0 
 8. Valga 0-0 
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
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
 1. AEK 0-0 
 2. Balkan 0-0 
 3. Beroe 0-0 
 4. BK Pardubice 0-0 
 5. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 6. Boras 0-0 
 7. CSU Sibiu 0-0 
 8. Demir IBB 0-0 
 9. Dnipro 0-0 
 10. Falco KC 0-0 
 11. FC Porto 0-0 
 12. Istanbul BBSK 0-0 
 13. Khimik 0-0 
 14. Kormend 0-0 
 15. KR 0-0 
 16. Le Portel 0-0 
 17. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 18. Nevezis 0-0 
 19. Oradea 0-0 
 20. Parma 0-0 
 21. Rabotnicki 0-0 
 22. Rilski 0-0 
 23. Sodertalje 0-0 
 24. Spirou 0-0 
 25. Stal Ostrow 0-0 
 26. Steaua CSM 0-0 
 27. Szolnok 0-0 
 28. Tartu Ulikool 0-0 
 29. Trabzonspor 0-0 
 30. Wuerzburg 0-0 
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 
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. Khimki 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 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Justin BAKER
  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
  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
  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
  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
  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 

First Round Schedule
Balkan 50% Sep.20 Oradea
Szolnok 50% Sep.20 Trabzonspor
Demir IBB 50% Sep.20 Dnipro
Boras 50% Sep.20 Kormend
CSU Sibiu 50% Sep.20 BK Pardubice
KR 50% Sep.20 Mons-Hainaut
Bnei Hertzel 50% Sep.20 Stal Ostrow
Nevezis 50% Sep.20 Rilski
Parma 50% Sep.20 Rabotnicki
Wuerzburg 50% Sep.20 Istanbul BB
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First Round Schedule
Unics Oct.5 Zenit 61%
Khimki 84% Oct.5 Tsmoki-Minsk
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Kristjan Kangur selected the top Estonian playing abroad in last week's games - Jan 25, 2017

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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Estonian players, who play currently abroad.

Kristjan Kangur
Kristjan Kangur
   #1. This week's number one is an experienced former international small forward Kristjan Kangur (201-82, currently plays in Italy). He could not help Openjobmetis VA (4-12) in their last game. Despite Kangur's very good performance Openjobmetis VA lost 76-83 on the road to the much higher-ranked (#5) Banco di Srd. He was the top scorer with 16 points in 23 minutes on the court. It was Openjobmetis VA's fifth consecutive loss in a row. This year Kangur averages: 5.6ppg, 3.3rpg, 1.2apg, 2FGP: 44.2%, 3FGP: 23.7% and FT: 89.5% in 16 games he played so far. He played for the Estonian senior national team two years ago.

Kristjan Kitsing
Kristjan Kitsing
   #2. Second place goes to an international forward Kristjan Kitsing (205-90, agency: Octagon Europe, currently plays in Denmark). Kitsing led Bakken to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Horsholm (8-10) crushing them 102-64 in the Danish Ligaen last Saturday. He scored 15 points and grabbed 5 rebounds (was perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line). Bakken Bears (13-2) is placed second in the Ligaen. It's Kitsing's first season with the team. Kitsing has relatively good stats this year: 11.6ppg, 4.2rpg, 2FGP: 62.8%(27-43), 3FGP: 37.2% and FT: 87.5%. He is in the roster of the Estonian senior national team.

Maik-Kalev Kotsar
Maik-Kalev Kotsar
   #3. The Estonian player who performed third best last week abroad was former University international forward Maik-Kalev Kotsar (208-96, currently plays college basketball in the States). Kotsar contributed to an S.Carolina's surprising victory against the Auburn University (1-0) crushing them 98-69 in the NCAA on Tuesday night. He recorded 8 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 25 minutes. The University of South Carolina has 4-0 conference record this season. So far his team won all four games in the conference. This year Kotsar's overall stats are: 7.0ppg, 5.6rpg, 2FGP: 52.4% and FT: 46.9% in 21 games. He played for the Estonian university national team two years ago.

Rauno Nurger
Rauno Nurger
   #4. Center Rauno Nurger (208-93, currently studies in the States) led Wichita St. to an easy victory against the University of Evansville (2-0) 82-65 in the NCAA in Tuesday night's game. Nurger scored 12 points. The Wichita State University has quite an impressive 5-1 conference record this season. It was Wichita St.'s third consecutive victory in a row. Nurger's total stats this season are: 5.5ppg and 3.1rpg. He used to play for the Estonian national team back in 2015.

Tanel Kurbas
Tanel Kurbas
   #5. International guard Tanel Kurbas (197-88, currently plays in Sweden) contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Nassjo (10-11) 82-66 in the Swedish Basketligan last Saturday. Kurbas recorded 8 points in 28 minutes. Sodertalje Kings (10-5) is placed fourth in the Basketligan. This year Kurbas' total stats are: 9.9ppg, 2.5rpg and 1.3apg in 14 games. He plays currently for the Estonian national team.

Siim-Sander Vene
Siim-Sander Vene
   #6. Small forward Siim-Sander Vene (201-90, currently plays in VTB United League) was not able to help BC Nizhny Novgorod in their game against VEF Riga (7-5) in the VTB United League. Vene did not beat the league record on Saturday evening. He recorded only 2 points. BC Nizhny Novgorod was defeated 81-74 in Riga by the higher-ranked VEF Riga (#6). This season Vene has relatively solid stats: 12.0ppg, 3.4rpg and 1.7apg. He is a former international player as he played for the Estonian senior team two years ago.

Rait-Riivo Laane
Rait-Riivo Laane
   #7. International point guard Rait-Riivo Laane (179-93, currently plays in Greece) was not able to secure a victory for Ethnikos (8-6) in their game against Doukas (11-2) in the Greek A2 (second division). Laane scored 7 points, made 6 passes and 3 steals in 30 minutes. Ethnikos lost 76-81 at home to the higher-ranked (#3) Doukas. Laane has averaged so far 9.4ppg, 2.6rpg, 4.1apg and 1.2spg in 14 games. He is also Estonian national team player.

Other top Estonian players, who play abroad:

Sander Raieste (200-F/G-99) plays for Baskonia in Spanish Liga Endesa
Jaan Puidet (191-G/F-92) plays for KFUM Jamtland in Swedish Basketligan
Kregor Hermet (204-PF-97) plays for Lleida Basquet in Spanish LEB Gold
Robert Valge (192-SF-97) plays for Palencia Baloncesto in Spanish LEB Gold
Kristian Kullamae (190-G-99) plays for Oettinger Rockets Gotha in German ProA
Henri Drell (198-SF-0) plays for Baunach in German ProA
Artur Arhangelski (185-G-97) plays for High School in the
Kaspar Treier (203-F-99) plays for Moncalieri in Italian Serie B  

Kosovo edges Estonia, both enter World Cup qualifiers - 3 days ago
Kosovo - Estonia 75-69 Kosovo qualified into the next round of the World Cup qualifiers. They held off visiting Estonia 75-69 to finish second in Group C. Estonian ended up on top with a 3-1 record. Dardan Berisha (191-SG-88) stepped up with 28 points, 6 assists and 4 rebounds to lead the hosts. Estonia enjoyed a 38:35 halftime lead. But Kosovo surged ahead to gain a 2-point lead at the final intermission. They went on a 21:17 run in the fourth frame to ice the crucial win. Erjon Kastra...   [read more]
Estonian University National Team 2017 - 3 days ago
Estonian University National Team 2017
Norman Kabin
Siim-Markus Post
Oliver Metsalu
Mihkel Kirves
Sander Viilup
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Maccabi Rishon tabs Mark Tollefsen, ex Kalev/Cramo - 3 days ago
Maccabi Rishon Le-Zion (Winner League) inked 25-year old American power forward Mark Tollefsen (206-90kg-92, college: Arizona). He played most recently at Kalev/Cramo in Estonian Alexela KML. Tollefsen managed to play in three leagues last year (!!!). In 28 Alexela KML games he averaged 12.0ppg, 4.8rpg and 1.3apg. He helped them to win the league title and the cup. A very good season in his career as he was selected to All-Estonian League 1st Team, All-Imports Team and to t...   [read more]

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