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Korisliiga Standings
 1. BC Nokia 0-0 
 2. Espoo United 0-0 
 3. Helsinki Seagulls 0-0 
 4. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 5. Kauhajoki 0-0 
 6. Korihait 0-0 
 7. Kouvot 0-0 
 8. KTP Basket 0-0 
 9. Lapua 0-0 
 10. Pyrinto 0-0 
 11. Salon Vilpas 0-0 
Last:7/9/2017
1st Division Standings
Division A
 1. FoKoPo 0-0 
 2. HBA-Marsky 0-0 
 3. Jarvenpaa 0-0 
 4. Jyvaskyla BA 0-0 
 5. Korikouvot 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 
 11. TuNMKY 0-0 
 12. Ura Basket 0-0 
Division B
 1. Bisons Loimaa 0-0 
 2. Espoo Basket 0-0 
 3. HNMKY U23 0-0 
 4. Huima 0-0 
 5. HyPo 0-0 
 6. JyWe 0-0 
 7. Karkkila 0-0 
 8. Munkkiniemen 0-0 
 9. PeU-Basket 0-0 
 10. PuHu Juniorit 0-0 
 11. PUS-Basket 0-0 
 12. Raholan Pyrkiva 0-0 
Last:7/9/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group [
 1 Bosna-Royal 0-2 
Group A
 1 Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2 Enisey 0-0 
 3 EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4 Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5 Monaco 0-0 
 6 UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1 Chalon 0-0 
 2 Gaziantep 0-0 
 3 Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4 Neptunas 0-0 
 5 PAOK 0-0 
 6 Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1 AEK 0-0 
 2 Banvit BK 0-0 
 3 Bayreuth 0-0 
 4 Strasbourg 0-0 
 5 Umana VE 0-0 
 6 Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1 Aris 0-0 
 2 Besiktas 0-0 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4 Oostende 0-0 
 5 Scandone AV 0-0 
 6 Stelmet 0-0 
Last:9/22/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Antwan SCOTT
  KTP Basket
  (188-G-92)
  Avg: 22
 1. Scott, KTP Basket22.0 
 2. Jones, Lapua21.5 
 3. Gay, KTP Basket19.2 
 4. Pledger, Kouvot19.1 
 5. Brown, Kataja B.17.3 
 6. Hollins, Kauhajoki17.2 
 7. Morris, Lapua16.8 
 8. Bullock, Pyrinto15.8 
 9. Bryant, Kataja B.15.7 
 10. Holsey, Kauhajoki15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marcus VAN
  Korihait
  (201-F/C-87)
  Avg: 10.5
 1. Van, Korihait10.5 
 2. Buckles, Kouvot9.5 
 3. Judge, Pyrinto9.3 
 4. Pratt, KTP Basket8.7 
 5. Coleman, Salon Vilpas8.5 
 6. Williams, Lapua7.9 
 7. Bristol, Kataja B.7.7 
 8. Nelson, Pyrinto7.6 
 9. Bullock, Pyrinto7.6 
 10. Morris, Lapua7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Antto NIKKARINEN
  Helsinki.
  (185-PG-91)
  Avg: 7.3
 1. Nikkarinen, Helsinki.7.3 
 2. Pratt, KTP Basket6.7 
 3. Rannikko, Kataja B.6.5 
 4. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki5.5 
 5. Jalonen, Korihait4.4 
 6. Staten, Salon Vilpas4.3 
 7. Williams, Lapua4.2 
 8. Appleby, Kouvot4.1 
 9. Edwards, Lapua4.1 
 10. Hirvonen, Kouvot3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Monyea PRATT
  KTP Basket
  (196-SF-85)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Pratt, KTP Basket2.2 
 2. Mullings, Kataja B.2.2 
 3. Horne, Kouvot1.9 
 4. Hollins, Kauhajoki1.8 
 5. Minard, Pyrinto1.7 
 6. Sanders, BC Nokia1.6 
 7. Scott, KTP Basket1.6 
 8. Coleman, Salon Vilpas1.5 
 9. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki1.5 
 10. Nelson, Pyrinto1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Sherman GAY
  KTP Basket
  (201-F/C-82)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Gay, KTP Basket1.9 
 2. Bristol, Kataja B.1.7 
 3. Judge, Pyrinto1.1 
 4. Van, Korihait1.1 
 5. Coleman, Salon Vilpas1.0 
 6. Bailey, KTP Basket0.9 
 7. Barrett, BC Nokia0.9 
 8. Huolila, Kataja B.0.9 
 9. Nelson, Pyrinto0.8 
 10. Walker, KTP Basket0.8 
Player of the Week

 Tyrone Nelson
  Pyrinto
  ( 206-F-85 )
  

 Omar Calhoun
  Espoo United
  ( 198-G-93 )
  

Finnish Basketball (Men)

First Round Schedule
Helsinki Sea 57% Oct.1 Salon Vilpas
BC Nokia 57% Sep.30 Espoo United
Korihait 57% Sep.29 Pyrinto
KTP Basket 57% Sep.29 Kauhajoki
Lapua 57% Sep.29 Kouvot
Salon Vilpas 57% Sep.27 KTP Basket
Kouvot 57% Sep.27 Helsinki Sea
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Gerald Lee selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Dec 26, 2012


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


Gerald Lee
Gerald Lee
   #1. This week's number one is an international center Gerald Lee (208-87, college: ODU, currently plays in Adriatic League), who plays in Montenegro. He could not help Buducnost (8-7) in their last game. Despite Lee's very good performance Buducnost lost 75-84 on the road to the higher-ranked (#5) Cedevita. He was the top scorer with 23 points in 27 minutes on the court; quite an impressive performance considering it's only Lee's third season in pro basketball. It's Lee's first year with the team. He has relatively good stats this season: 12.3ppg, 4.3rpg, 2FGP: 59.3%(73-123) and FT: 63.9% in the 15 games he played so far. Lee is a naturalized American. He is currently a member of the Finnish senior national team. Strangely Lee has never played in Finland.

Sasu Salin
Sasu Salin
   #2. Second place goes to an international guard Sasu Salin (192-91, currently plays in Adriatic League), who plays in Slovenia. He was not able to help Un.Olimpija (8-7) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Salin's good performance Un.Olimpija was defeated 78-70 in Split by the lower-ranked KK Split (#9). He scored 14 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Salin is currently second on the list of most steals. This season he averages: 7.6ppg, 3.1rpg, 1.9spg, 2FGP: 45.2%, 3FGP: 34.9% and FT: 75.0%. Salin is in the roster of the Finnish senior national team.

Teemu Rannikko
Teemu Rannikko
   #3. The Finnish player who performed third best last week abroad was an international point guard Teemu Rannikko (189-80, currently plays in Adriatic League) is a teammate of previously mentioned Sasu Salin and both played together in the last Adriatic League game. Rannikko, who plays in Slovenia. He was not able to secure a victory for Un.Olimpija (8-7) in their last game. Despite Rannikko's good performance Un.Olimpija lost 70-78 in Split to the lower-ranked (#9) KK Split. He was the second best scorer with 14 points in 27 minutes. This year Rannikko's overall stats are: 6.3ppg, 1.1rpg, 3.2apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 72.7%, 3FGP: 34.2% and FT: 86.8% in the 14 games. He is also a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Petteri Koponen
Petteri Koponen
   #4. Point guard Petteri Koponen (194-88, currently plays in Russia) contributed to Khimky's victory against the closely-ranked Lokomotiv (4-5) 104-100 in the Russian PBL in Sunday night's game. Koponen recorded 6 points. BC Khimky Moscow Region (6-2) is placed second in the PBL. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. It's Koponen's first season with the team. His total stats this year are: 6.8ppg, 1.3rpg and 2.3apg. Koponen is also Finnish national team player.

Roope Ahonen
Roope Ahonen
   #5. International guard Roope Ahonen (186-90, agency: FCM, currently plays in Sweden) led Solna Vikings to an easy victory against one of league's weakest teams Eco Orebro (3-15) 90-73 in the Swedish Basketligan last Friday. He scored 13 points and added 5 passes in 26 minutes. Solna Vikings (11-7) is placed fifth in the Basketligan. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. This year Ahonen has relatively solid stats: 11.0ppg, 2.1rpg and 3.9apg in the 18 games. He plays currently for the Finnish national team.

Ville Kaunisto
Ville Kaunisto
   #6. Forward Ville Kaunisto (205-82, currently plays in France), who plays in the French NM1 (third division) couldn't help Blois (8-5) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Kaunisto's good performance Blois was edged 82-81 in Quimper by the higher-ranked UJAP (#3). He recorded a double-double by scoring 14 points and getting 10 rebounds. Kaunisto also added 3 assists. Kaunisto is currently first on the list of top scorers and also on the list of best rebounders (first place). He has individually a very good season with high stats. Kaunisto averages: 18.5ppg, 11.5rpg and 1.9apg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Finnish National Team roster.

Alex Murphy
Alex Murphy
   #7. U20 international forward Alex Murphy (203-93, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to an easy victory against the Cornell University crushing them 88-47 in the NCAA in Wednesday night's game. Murphy scored 7 points in 16 minutes. The Duke University has conference record this season. Murphy has very impressive stats this year: 18.5ppg, 11.5rpg and 1.9apg in the 13 games. He is a naturalized American. Murphy is also Finnish U20 national team player. Apparently he has never played in Finland.

Shawn Huff
Shawn Huff
   #8. Small forward Shawn Huff (198-84, college: Valparaiso, currently plays in Italy) managed to help Vanoli Cremona to win against the league outsider VL Pesaro (2-10) 91-73 in the Italian SerieA last Sunday. Huff scored only 1 points. Vanoli Cremona (4-8) is placed 12th in the SerieA. Huff's total stats this season are: 4.4ppg and 4.0rpg. He plays currently for the Finnish national team.

Lauri Toivonen
Lauri Toivonen
   #9. University international forward Lauri Toivonen (201-91, currently studies in the States) contributed to UTPA's victory against the University of Nebraska at Omaha (0-2) 80-72 in the NCAA on Saturday night. Toivonen scored 5 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 23 minutes. The University of Texas-Pan American has conference record this season. This year Toivonen's total stats are: 4.4ppg and 4.0rpg in the 12 games. He used to play for the Finnish university national team last year.

Joonas Caven
Joonas Caven
   #10. Power forward Joonas Caven (211-93, currently plays in Spain) contributed to a Prat Juventud's victory against the closely-ranked Clinicas Rincon (6-4) 70-66 in the Spanish LEB Silver (third division) in Saturday night's game. Caven scored only 4 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. CB Prat Juventud (6-4) is placed third in the LEB Silver. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Caven has averaged so far 6.7ppg and 2.9rpg. He is U20 international player who is currently on the Finnish National Team roster.   




Marcus Van
Marcus Van (ex Korihait) signs at Terceira - 4 days ago
Newly promoted Terceira Basket SUSIARTE (LPB) landed 30-year old American power forward Marcus Van (201-100kg-87, college: Cent.Michigan). He has played for the last three years at Korihait in Finnish Korisliiga. In 35 games he averaged 9.7ppg, 10.5rpg (leader !!!), 1.2apg and 1.1bpg last season. Among other achievements Van won Finnish 1st Division Division A championship title in 2016. He received also Eurobasket.com All-Finnish 1st Division Division A Player of the Year award and Eurob...   [read more]

Antto
Nikkarinen
Antto Nikkarinen (ex Helsinki Seagulls) is a newcomer at Jamtland - 5 days ago
KFUM Jamtland Basket (Basketligan) strengthened their roster with addition of 26-year old Finn international point guard Antto Nikkarinen (185-85kg-91, agency: Blacktop Management). He has played for the last two years at Helsinki Seagulls in Finnish Korisliiga. In 46 games he recorded 10.5ppg, 2.5rpg and 7.3apg (leader !!!) last season. Nikkarinen helped them to make it to the semifinals. Great season indeed as he was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Finnish Korisliiga Player of the Year, Dome...   [read more]

Terrell
Vinson
Njardvik tabs Terrell Vinson, ex Pyrinto - 8 days ago
UMFN Njardvik (Dominos League) inked 27-year old American forward Terrell Vinson (201-100kg-90, college: Massachusetts, agency: HMS). He played most recently at Pyrinto in Finnish Korisliiga. In 5 games he averaged 5.8ppg and 4.6rpg last season. The previous (2016) summer Vinson was tested by Universidad Catolica (Libcentro Pro) in Chilean league. Among other achievements his team made it to the Atlantic 10 Tournament Semifinals for two years in a row (2012 and 2013). Vinson has played pr...   [read more]


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