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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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Petteri Koponen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Jan 9, 2013


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


Petteri Koponen
Petteri Koponen
   #1. This week's number one is an international point guard Petteri Koponen (194-88, currently plays in VTB United League), who plays in Russia. He could not help Khimky (7-3) in their last game. Despite Koponen's good performance the fourth-placed Khimky lost 77-92 on the road to the lower-ranked (#5) BC Astana in the group A of VTB United League. He recorded 11 points in 26 minutes on the court. It's Koponen's first season with the team. This year Koponen averages: 6.1ppg, 1.5rpg, 2.0apg, 2FGP: 45.5%, 3FGP: 44.4% in the eight games he played so far. He is currently a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Teemu Rannikko
Teemu Rannikko
   #2. Second place goes to an experienced international point guard Teemu Rannikko (189-80, currently plays in Adriatic League), who plays in Slovenia. Rannikko was not able to help Un.Olimpija (8-8) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his good performance Un.Olimpija was defeated 70-56 at home by the second-ranked Zvezda. Rannikko was the second best scorer with 12 points. Rannikko is currently seventh on the league's list of best passers. His overall stats this season are: 6.7ppg, 1.1rpg, 3.1apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 69.2%, 3FGP: 34.1% and FT: 88.1%. Rannikko is in the roster of the Finnish senior national team.

Sasu Salin
Sasu Salin
   #3. The Finnish player who performed third best last week abroad was an international guard Sasu Salin (192-91, currently plays in Adriatic League) is a teammate of previously mentioned Teemu Rannikko and both played together in the last Adriatic League game. Salin. He was not able to secure a victory for Un.Olimpija (8-8) in their game against Zvezda (11-5). Salin recorded 9 points in 25 minutes. But Un.Olimpija lost 56-70 on their home court in Ljubljana to the second-ranked Zvezda. Salin belongs to league's most steals and is ranked #2 with 1.9spg. This year his other stats are: 7.7ppg, 3.1rpg, 2FGP: 46.9%, 3FGP: 35.3% and FT: 72.2% in the 15 games. Salin is also a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Roope Ahonen
Roope Ahonen
   #4. Guard Roope Ahonen (186-90, agency: FCM, currently plays in Sweden) led Solna Vikings to a victory over the closely-ranked LF Basket (8-12) 84-75 in the Swedish Basketligan in Tuesday night's game. He was MVP of the game. Ahonen scored 25 points and added 5 assists (went 9 for 9 at the free throw line !!!). Solna Vikings (13-8) is placed fifth in the Basketligan. Ahonen has relatively good stats this season: 11.6ppg, 1.9rpg and 3.9apg. He is also Finnish national team player.

Gerald Lee
Gerald Lee
   #5. International center Gerald Lee (208-87, college: ODU, currently plays in Adriatic League) was the major contributor in Buducnost's victory against the closely-ranked MZT Skopje (9-7) 76-69 in the Adriatic League last Saturday. Lee recorded 13 points in 21 minutes. KK Buducnost Voli Podgorica (9-7) is placed fourth in the Adriatic League. This year Lee has relatively solid stats: 12.4ppg and 4.1rpg in the 16 games. He is a naturalized American. Lee plays currently for the Finnish national team. Strangely he has never played in Finland.

Tuukka Kotti
Tuukka Kotti
   #6. Power forward Tuukka Kotti (205-81, college: Providence, currently plays in Italy) couldn't help Vanoli Cremona (4-10) in their game against Trenkwalder RE (7-7) in the Italian SerieA. Kotti scored only 4 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Vanoli Cremona was badly defeated 87-71 in Reggio Emilia by the higher-ranked Trenkwalder RE (#8). Kotti's overall stats this season are: 5.9ppg and 6.2rpg. 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) managed to help Duke University in a victory against the Wake Forest University (0-1) 80-62 in the NCAA in Saturday night's game. Murphy scored only 4 points in 8 minutes on the court. The Duke University has 2-0 conference record this season. This year Murphy's overall stats are: 5.9ppg and 6.2rpg in the 12 games. He is a naturalized American. Murphy is also Finnish U20 national team player. Apparently he has never played in Finland.

Joonas Caven
Joonas Caven
   #8. Power forward Joonas Caven (211-93, currently plays in Spain) contributed to a 3-point Prat Juventud's victory against the eighth-ranked Palma (4-7) 77-74 in the Spanish LEB Silver (third division) last Friday. Caven scored 7 points. CB Prat Juventud (7-4) is placed third in the LEB Silver. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. Caven's total stats this season are: 6.7ppg and 2.7rpg. He plays currently for the Finnish U20 national team.

Lauri Toivonen
Lauri Toivonen
   #9. Former University international forward Lauri Toivonen (201-91, currently studies in the States) contributed to UTPA's victory against the Houston Baptist University (0-1) 70-60 in the NCAA on Tuesday night. Toivonen scored 5 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 21 minutes. The University of Texas-Pan American has 1-0 conference record this season. This year Toivonen's total stats are: 6.7ppg and 2.7rpg in the 10 games. He used to play for the Finnish university national team two years ago.   




Marcus Van
Marcus Van (ex Korihait) signs at Terceira - 3 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 - 4 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 - 7 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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