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Play-Off bracket1

First Round Schedule
Unics 50% Oct.14 FC Barcelona
Fener.Ulker 50% Oct.14 Brose Bask.
Panathinaiko 50% Oct.14 Zalgiris
Laboral Kutx 50% Oct.14 Anadolu Efes
Galatasaray 50% Oct.13 CSKA
EA7 Armani 50% Oct.13 Maccabi T-A
Crvena Zvezd 50% Oct.13 Darussafaka
Real Madrid 50% Oct.12 Olympiacos
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Roko-Leni Ukic claims Euroleague weekly honour - Feb 23, 2013


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Roko-Leni
Ukic
Croatian Roko-Leni Ukic (196-PG-84) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Panathinaikos and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 8 (Top 16).
The 28-year old playmaker had the game-high 21 points adding four rebounds and six assists for Panathinaikos in his team's victory, helping them to beat Zalgiris (#6, 3-5) 78-73. Panathinaikos maintains the 4th position in Euroleague group E. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier in Top 16. Panathinaikos will need more victories to improve their 5-3 record. It was one of impressive evenings for Ukic as usually he does not deliver so high stats. Roko-Leni Ukic averages this season 9.1ppg.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 28-year old Croatian center Luka Zoric (211-C-84) of Unicaja. Zoric impressed basketball fans with 26 points and 5 rebounds. It was enough for Unicaja to edge the lower-ranked Brose Bask. (#8, 0-8) by 3 points 68-65. This victory allowed Unicaja to move up to 5th position in group E. His team lost some distance to top teams. But 4-4 record is not bad and everything may still change. Zoric is well-known by Unicaja fans and he already established his position as one of team's most reliable players.

The third best performed player last round was American Shawn James (207-C-83) of Maccabi T-A (#6). James scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds. He was a key player of Maccabi T-A, leading his team to a 92-61 easy win against the higher-ranked Montepaschi (#2, 6-2). The chances of Maccabi T-A not to end season at such low position in group F, however are less than slim as they have already lost 5 games, recording just three victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, James could try to bring Maccabi T-A's a little bit higher in the standings. James has individually a great season in Euroleague. After 18 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in rebounds with 6.2rpg (7th best). He also has 1.7bpg and FGP: 68.5%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Marcelinho Huertas (191-PG-83) of FCB Regal - 14 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists
5. Paul Davis (211-C-84) of Khimky - 18 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Devin Smith (196-G/F-83) of Maccabi T-A - 19 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists
7. Yogev Ohayon (187-PG-87) of Maccabi T-A - 19 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists
8. Milos Teodosic (195-PG-87) of CSKA - 26 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists
9. Pete Mickeal (199-F-78) of FCB Regal - 17 points and 4 rebounds
10. Jamon Lukas Gordon (191-SG-84) of Anadolu Efes - 14 points, 11 rebounds and 3 assists

The Player of the week is choosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3*(REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4*(2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3*(2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3*(3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)
  




Antanas
Kavaliauskas
Zalgiris announce two-year deal with Antanas Kavaliauskas - 18 hours ago

B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas (LKL) strengthened their roster with addition of 32-year old international center Antanas Kavaliauskas(208-C-84, college: Texas A&M, agency: Interperformances). He has played for the last two years at Lietuvos rytas in the LKL. In 40 games he recorded 10.8ppg, 4.3rpg and 1.8apg last season. Kavaliauskas helped them to win the cup and make to league semifinals. Great season indeed as he was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Lithuanian LKL Center of the Year and voted to 1st T...   [read more]

Loukas
Mavrokefalidis
Maccabi Tel Aviv close to Mavrokefalidis - 1 day ago

According to Israeli media. powerhouse Maccabi Tel Aviv shows strong interest in Loukas Mavrokefalidis (207-F/C-1984). The Greek center is coming from a huge year with AEK Athens when he dominated Eurocup contest averaging 24.2 PTS (53.7% 2PT- 42.4% 3PT- 85.7% 1PT) 9.7 REB- 2.8 AST- 1.2 STL. He also had 13.9 PTS and 6.4 REB in Greek League. Mavrokefalidis is in Maccabi Tel Aviv radar the last two years and the yellows tried unsuccessfully to acquire him twice.   [read more]

Antanas
Kavaliauskas
Antanas Kavaliauskas agreed terms with Zalgiris - 7 days ago

Defending champion B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas (LKL) strengthened their roster with addition of 32-year old international center Antanas Kavaliauskas (208-114kg-84, college: Texas A&M, agency: Interperformances). He has played for the last two years at Lietuvos rytas in the LKL. In 40 games he recorded 10.8ppg, 4.3rpg and 1.8apg last season. Kavaliauskas helped them to win the cup and make to league semifinals. Great season indeed as he was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Lithuanian LKL Center of the...   [read more]


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Euroleague Standings
Group A
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 3. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 4. CSKA 0-0 
 5. Darussafaka 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fener.Ulker 0-0 
 9. Galatasaray 0-0 
 10. Laboral Kutxa 0-0 
 11. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 12. Olympiacos 0-0 
 13. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 14. Real Madrid 0-0 
 15. Unics 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Points Per Game
 Nando DE COLO
  CS.
  (196-SG-87)
  Avg: 19.4
 1. De Colo, CS.19.4 
 2. Delaney, Lokomotiv16.3 
 3. Teodosic, CSKA16.1 
 4. Shved, Khimky15.9 
 5. Randolph, Lokom.14.5 
 6. Bourousis, Laboral14.5 
 7. Printezis, Olympia.14.1 
 8. Miller-Scott, Crve.14.1 
 9. Pullen, Cedevita13.5 
 10. Adams, Laboral13.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ioannis BOUROUSIS
  Laboral .
  (212-C-83)
  Avg: 8.7
 1. Bourousis, Laboral8.7 
 2. Mbakwe, Maccabi8.0 
 3. Ponitka, Stelm.7.9 
 4. Ayon, Real Madrid7.9 
 5. Vesely, Fener.Ulker6.7 
 6. Augustine, Khimky6.7 
 7. Melli, Brose Bask.6.5 
 8. Hendrix, Maccabi6.2 
 9. Jankunas, Zalgiris6.2 
 10. Honeycutt, Khimky6.1 
Assists Per Game
 Thomas HEURTEL
  Anadolu .
  (189-PG-89)
  Avg: 7.9
 1. Heurtel, Anadolu7.9 
 2. Calathes, Panathin.6.4 
 3. Rodriguez, Real M.6.2 
 4. Rice, Khimky6.1 
 5. Jovic, Crvena Z.5.7 
 6. Teodosic, CSKA5.7 
 7. Delaney, Lokomotiv5.5 
 8. Rochestie, Maccabi5.5 
 9. Spanoulis, Olympia.5.4 
 10. De Colo, CS.5.0 
Steals Per Game
 Nick CALATHES
  Panathin.
  (198-PG-89)
  Avg: 2
 1. Calathes, Panathin.2.0 
 2. Ayon, Real Madrid1.8 
 3. Gordon, Darussafa.1.6 
 4. Hanga, Laboral1.4 
 5. Shved, Khimky1.3 
 6. Wanamaker, Brose B.1.3 
 7. Randolph, Lokom.1.3 
 8. Adams, Laboral1.3 
 9. Rice, Khimky1.2 
 10. Singleton, Lokomo.1.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Patric YOUNG
  Olympiacos
  (208-C-92)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Young, Olympiacos2.6 
 2. Udoh, Fener.Ulker2.3 
 3. Miller-Scott, Crve.1.5 
 4. Alexander, Banco d.1.4 
 5. Ayon, Real Madrid1.3 
 6. Hanga, Laboral1.2 
 7. Mbakwe, Maccabi1.2 
 8. Thompson, B.Mue.1.1 
 9. Dunston, Anadolu1.1 
 10. Erden, Darussafa.1.0 
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