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Korisliiga Standings
 1. BC Nokia 0-0 
 2. Helsinki Seagulls 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Kauhajoki 0-0 
 5. Korihait 0-0 
 6. Kouvot 0-0 
 7. KTP Basket 0-0 
 8. Lapua 0-0 
 9. Pyrinto 0-0 
 10. Salon Vilpas 0-0 
Last:8/18/2016
1st Division Standings
Division A
 1. Espoo United 0-0 
 2. FoKoPo 0-0 
 3. HBA-Marsky 0-0 
 4. Jarvenpaa 0-0 
 5. Jyvaskyla BA 0-0 
 6. Lahti 0-0 
 7. Oulun NMKY 0-0 
 8. Porvoon Tarmo 0-0 
 9. Pyrinto II 0-0 
 10. ToPo 0-0 
Division B
 1. Espoo Basket 0-0 
 2. HNMKY U23 0-0 
 3. HyPo 0-0 
 4. JyWe 0-0 
 5. Karkkila 0-0 
 6. Korikouvot 0-0 
 7. Munkkiniemen 0-0 
 8. Namika Lr 0-0 
 9. PeU-Basket 0-0 
 10. PuHu Juniorit 0-0 
 11. Raholan Pyrkiva 0-0 
 12. TuNMKY 0-0 
 13. Ura Basket 0-0 
Last:8/17/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Chalon 0-0 
Group B
 1. Gravelines 0-0 
 2. Limburg United 0-0 
Group C
 1. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 2. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
Group D
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Nanterre 0-0 
Group E
 1. Oberwart 0-0 
 2. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
Group F
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Steaua CSM 0-0 
Group G
 1. Gaziantep 0-0 
 2. Peja 0-0 
Group H
 1. Enisey 0-0 
 2. Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group I
 1. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 2. Vytautas 0-0 
Group J
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. BK Opava 0-0 
 3. Siauliai 0-0 
Group Q
 1. Demir IBB 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Sopron KC 0-0 
 4. Targu Mures 0-0 
Last:8/9/2016
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. Khimky 0-0 
 7. Krasny Oktyabr 0-0 
 8. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 9. N.Novgorod 0-0 
 10. Parma 0-0 
 11. Tsmoki-Minsk 0-0 
 12. Unics 0-0 
 13. VEF Riga 0-0 
 14. Zenit 0-0 
Last:7/17/2016
Points Per Game
 Lamont JONES
  Mornar Bar
  (183-G-90)
  Avg: 20.2
 1. Jones, Mornar Bar20.2 
 2. Labovic, BC Nokia18.7 
 3. Simpson, Kataja B.18.5 
 4. Rowland, Boulogne17.9 
 5. Giles, KTP Basket17.5 
 6. Richardson, Kouvot16.6 
 7. Barrett, KTP Bask.16.4 
 8. Conley, Helsinki.16.1 
 9. Wilson, Kataja B.16.0 
 10. Zeno, Oradea15.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Devonne GILES
  KTP Basket
  (203-F-83)
  Avg: 9.3
 1. Giles, KTP Basket9.3 
 2. Pratt, Salon Vilpas9.1 
 3. Herrera, KTP Basket8.9 
 4. Kaunisto, Kouvot8.8 
 5. Williams, Pyrinto8.8 
 6. Bell-Holter, Lapua8.6 
 7. Conley, Helsinki.8.5 
 8. Gipson, Kouvot8.1 
 9. Kravish, BC Nokia7.7 
 10. Watson, Helsinki.7.6 
Assists Per Game
 Teemu RANNIKKO
  Kataja B.
  (189-PG-80)
  Avg: 9.7
 1. Rannikko, Kataja B.9.7 
 2. Wiggins, St Ch.5.5 
 3. Rowland, Boulogne5.1 
 4. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki4.8 
 5. Simpson, Kango.4.6 
 6. Duncan, KTP Basket3.9 
 7. Nikkarinen, Helsin.3.9 
 8. Zeno, Oradea3.8 
 9. Jones, Mornar Bar3.8 
 10. Pratt, Salon Vilp.3.6 
Steals Per Game
 Doug WIGGINS
  St Ch.
  (185-G-88)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Wiggins, St Ch.2.3 
 2. Minard, Pyrinto2.2 
 3. Pratt, Salon Vilpas2.0 
 4. Sinclair, Helsinki.1.6 
 5. Rowland, Boulogne1.6 
 6. Williams, Pyrinto1.4 
 7. Shiloh, Kouvot1.4 
 8. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki1.4 
 9. Reed, KTP Basket1.4 
 10. Scrubb, Kataja B.1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Tony EASLEY
  Kataja B.
  (206-C-87)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Easley, Kataja B.1.9 
 2. Johnson, MAFC1.8 
 3. Desrosiers, Kataja1.6 
 4. Herrera, KTP Basket1.5 
 5. Sparks, Bisons L.1.5 
 6. Jackson, Energa C.1.4 
 7. Madsen, Kouvot1.4 
 8. Kravish, BC Nokia1.2 
 9. Watson, Helsinki.1.2 
 10. Barrett, KTP Bas.1.0 

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First Round Schedule
Kouvot 50% Oct.5 Pyrinto
Salon Vilpas 50% Oct.5 KTP Basket
Korihait 50% Oct.5 Lapua
BC Nokia 50% Oct.5 Helsinki Sea
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First Round Schedule
Division A
FoKoPo 50% Oct.2 Jarvenpaa
Lahti 50% Oct.2 Pyrinto II
Espoo United 50% Oct.2 ToPo
Oulun NMKY 50% Oct.2 Jyvaskyla B
HBA-Marsky 50% Sep.29 Porvoon Tarm
Division B
PuHu Juniori 50% Oct.2 Munkkiniemen
Korikouvot 50% Oct.2 Ura Basket
Espoo Bsk 50% Oct.2 JyWe
Karkkila 50% Oct.2 HNMKY U23
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First Round Schedule
Sopron KC 50% Sep.28 Kormend
Targu Mures 50% Sep.28 Demir IBB
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First Round Schedule
Avtodor 57% Oct.7 N.Novgorod
Enisey 57% Oct.6 CSKA
Astana 57% Oct.5 Unics
Zenit 57% Oct.5 Kalev/Cramo
Krasny Oktya 57% Oct.4 Khimky
Unics 57% Oct.2 N.Novgorod
Astana 57% Oct.2 Avtodor
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Johnell Smith claims Finnish Korisliiga weekly honour - Nov 11, 2012


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Experienced American Johnell Smith (180-PG-80) had a very impressive game in the last round for Kataja and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 10.
The 32-year old playmaker had the game-high 26 points adding seven rebounds and seven assists for Kataja in his team's victory, helping them to beat Lapua (#11, 2-7) 101-96. Kataja is placed at 3rd position in Finnish Korisliiga. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Kataja will need more victories to improve their 7-3 record. Smith turned to be Kataja's top player in his first season with the team. University of New Orleans graduate has very impressive stats this year. Smith is in league's top in points (9th best: 16.6ppg), assists (4th best: 4.8apg) and averages solid 2.1spg and 58.0% FGP.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 28-year old American guard Matthew Gibson (196-G-84) of LrNMKY. Gibson impressed basketball fans with 37 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists. It was enough for LrNMKY to edge the higher-ranked Kauhajoki (#4, 6-3) by 4 points 110-106. LrNMKY's 7th position in the standings has not changed. His team lost some distance to top teams. But 5-4 record is not bad and everything may still change. Gibson is a newcomer at LrNMKY and it seems he did not have too much trouble to become one of team's leaders. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 22.3ppg (#2). His other stats are also decent: 4.1rpg and 3.9apg.

The third best performed player last round was American Andrais Thornton (203-F-85) of FoKoPo (#10). Thornton scored 26 points and grabbed fifteen rebounds (!!!). Despite Thornton's great performance FoKoPo lost 75-84 to the higher-ranked Kouvot (#6, 5-4). But his team cannot count on just a single shooter as he also needs help of the other teammates. FoKoPo can only dream about fighting for top spots in the league. They have rather bad season and 2-7 record places them close to the bottom of the standings. Too bad for Thornton he does not play for a better team. But maybe if he did, his season stats would not be that high. Thornton has a very solid season. In 9 games in Finland he scored 14.4ppg.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Martin Zeno (196-G-85) of Nilan Bisons - 26 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists
5. Jonte Flowers (196-F/G-85) of Kataja - 26 points and 10 rebounds
6. Greg Logins (200-F-88) of LrNMKY - 26 points and 9 rebounds
7. Dominique Coleman (190-G-84) of Lapua - 21 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists
8. J'Nathan Bullock (196-F-87) of Kauhajoki - 15 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists
9. Antto Nikkarinen (185-PG-91) of Kouvot - 18 points, 2 rebounds and 5 assists
10. Tremaine Ford (206-F/C-86) of Kauhajoki - 16 points and 12 rebounds

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)
  




Aleksi
Alanen
Alanen re-signs at Lahti - 4 hours ago

Lahti Basketball (1st Division) confirmed in their roster 25-year old swingman Aleksi Alanen (194-78kg-91). He played there last season. In 19 1st Division games he recorded 7.9ppg, 2.8rpg, 1.1apg and 1.4spg. Alanen helped them to win the 1st Division Division B title despite they ended the regular season at the second place. He represented Finland at the European Championships U20 Division B in Sarajevo (Bosnia) five years ago. His stats at that event were 6 games: 2.5ppg, 1.3rpg, 1.0apg.    [read more]

Dom Morris
Morris re-signs at Lapua - 21 hours ago

Lapuan Korikobrat (Korisliiga) confirmed in their roster 26-year old American forward Dom Morris (201-109kg-90, college: Boston). He played there last season. In 36 Korisliiga games he had 14.7ppg and 7.2rpg. The previous (14-15) season Morris played at Maccabi Raanana (National League) in Israel where in 16 games he recorded 12.9ppg, 6.4rpg and 1.1apg. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others his team won Patriot League Regular Season in 2014. Morris was also voted...   [read more]

Sergey
Karasev
Russia beat Finland in test game - 1 day ago

Russia - Finland 80:62 Russia recorded the ninth straight victory in their preparations for the upcoming EuroBasket Qualifying tournament. They rolled past Finland in Saint Petersburg. Sergey Karasev (201-SG-93, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) posted 12 points to lead the hosts. Finland jumped to an early lead. The visitors secured a 19:11 advantage after ten minutes. But Russia responded with a 22:10 run in the second frame to spur ahead 33:29. The hosts ignited a massive 29:12 run in the th...   [read more]


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