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Korisliiga Standings
 1. Kataja Basket 29-7 
 2. Kauhajoki 21-15 
 3. Kouvot 21-15 
 4. Pyrinto 19-17 
 5. Bisons Loimaa 19-17 
 6. Salon Vilpas 17-19 
 7. Helsinki Seagulls 16-20 
 8. BC Nokia 14-22 
 9. KTP Basket 13-23 
 10. Lapua 11-25 
Last:3/27/2016
1st Standings
Division A
 1. UU-Korihait 22-6 
 2. FoKoPo 19-8 
 3. Jarvenpaa 19-9 
 4. Porvoon Tarmo 14-14 
 5. HBA-Marsky 12-15 
 6. HoNsU Basket 11-17 
 7. Oulun NMKY 7-21 
 8. Pyrinto II 7-21 
Division B
 1. Tapiolan Honka 25-3 
 2. Lahti 24-4 
 3. PeU-Basket 21-7 
 4. Namika Lr 20-8 
 5. Raholan Pyrkiva 17-11 
 6. Korikouvot 17-11 
 7. Ura Basket 15-13 
 8. KTP II 14-14 
 9. Espoo Basket 13-15 
 10. PuHu Juniorit 11-17 
 11. KaU Koris 10-18 
 12. TuNMKY 7-21 
 13. HNMKY U23 7-21 
 14. HyPo 5-23 
 15. Vaasan Salama 4-24 
Last:3/20/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group O
 1. ASVEL 5-1 
 2. Maccabi Rishon 4-2 
 3. Krka 2-4 
 4. Kataja Basket 1-5 
Group P
 1. Ventspils 4-2 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 3-3 
 4. Lukoil Acad. 1-5 
Group Q
 1. Turk Telekom 5-1 
 2. Oostende 5-1 
 3. Boras 2-4 
 4. Slask Wroclaw 0-6 
Group R
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. AV Cantu 3-3 
 3. Enisey 3-3 
 4. TU/Rock 1-5 
Group S
 1. Rovinari 3-3 
 2. Cibona 3-3 
 3. P.Zvaigzdes 3-3 
 4. Le Havre 3-3 
Group T
 1. Juventus 4-2 
 2. Khimik 4-2 
 3. Mons-Hainaut 3-3 
 4. Bakken 1-5 
Group U
 1. Fraport SKY 6-0 
 2. Royal Hali 3-3 
 3. Sodertalje 2-4 
 4. Rosa Radom 1-5 
Group V
 1. Openjobmetis V. 5-1 
 2. AEK 3-3 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Gussing 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/3/2016
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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Finnish Korisliiga round 26 best performance: Devonne Giles - Jan 25, 2013


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Devonne
Giles
American forward Devonne Giles (203-F-83) had an amazing evening in the last round for KTP, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 26.
The 29-year old player was the main contributor (33 points, seven rebounds) to his team's victory, helping them to beat Salon Vilpas (#10, 7-18) 97-82. KTP maintains the 4th position in Finnish Korisliiga. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. KTP will need more victories to improve their 19-6 record. Giles turned to be KTP's top player in his first season with the team. Former Texas Tech University star has very solid stats this year. Giles is in league's top in rebounds (5th best: 8.4rpg) and averages impressive 60.2% FGP.

The second best player in last round's games was 24-year old American Marcus Relphorde (198-F-88) of Salon Vilpas. Relphorde had a very good evening with a double-double of 27 points and 10 rebounds. Bad luck as Salon Vilpas lost that game 82-97 to the higher-ranked KTP (#4, 19-6). This loss caused Salon Vilpas to drop to 10th position in the standings. 18 lost games are too many comparing to just seven victories Salon Vilpas managed to get this year. Relphorde is one of the most experienced players at Salon Vilpas and has a reputation of one of team's most reliable players.

Third on the list of top players last round was Puerto Rican forward Gilberto Clavell (201-F-89, agency: KMG Sports Management) of Kouvot (#6). Clavell scored 28 points and grabbed six rebounds. Despite Clavell's great performance Kouvot lost 77-82 to the higher-ranked Nilan Bisons (#1, 19-5). But his team cannot count on just a single shooter as he also needs help of the other teammates. The chances of Kouvot ranking at the top of the league, however are very questionable as they have already lost 13 games, recording just twelve victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Clavell could help Kouvot to bring them higher in the standings. Clavell has a great season in Finland. After 24 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 19.8ppg (4th best).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Greg Logins (200-F-88) of LrNMKY - 33 points and 7 rebounds
5. Jason Conley (196-G-81) of LrNMKY - 25 points, 13 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Mikko Jalonen (186-PG-82) of Korihait - 26 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists
7. Johnell Smith (180-PG-80) of Kataja - 18 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists
8. Tremaine Ford (206-F/C-86) of Kauhajoki - 12 points and 16 rebounds
9. T.J. Robinson (203-F-89) of Korihait - 18 points and 15 rebounds
10. Sefton Barrett (196-SF-83) of KTP - 19 points, 7 rebounds and 2 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)
  




William
Walker
William Walker (ex La Rochelle) agreed terms with KTP Basket - 4 days ago

KTP Basket Kotka (Korisliiga) inked 29-year old American forward William Walker (200-104kg-87, college: Bethel, IN). He played most recently at Union Basket La Rochelle in French NM2 league. In 34 games he recorded 13.1ppg, 6.1rpg, 2.1apg and 1.0spg last season. The previous (14-15) season Walker played at Salon Vilpas where in 39 Korisliiga games he averaged impressive 15.9ppg, 7.6rpg, 1.8apg, 1.4spg and 1.1bpg. He received MCC Player of the Year award back in 2009 at his college time. W...   [read more]

Lamayn
Wilson
Blois land Lamayn Wilson, ex Kataja Basket - 4 days ago

ADA Blois Basket 41 (ProB) tabbed experienced 36-year old American power forward Lamayn Wilson (203-101kg-80, college: Troy). He played most recently at Kataja Basket in Finnish Korisliiga. In 39 games he averaged impressive 16.0ppg, 6.6rpg, 1.1apg and 1.3spg last season. Wilson helped them to win the regular season. He can count that year as a very successful as was selected to Eurobasket.com All-Finnish Korisliiga Honorable Mention. Wilson also played 12 games in FIBA Europe Cup where h...   [read more]

Damen
Bell-Holter
Agrigento lands Damen Bell-Holter, ex Lapua - 4 days ago

Moncada Solar Agrigento (Serie A2) tabbed 26-year old American power forward Damen Bell-Holter (206-111kg-90, college: ORU). He played most recently at Lapuan Korikobrat in Finnish Korisliiga. In 29 games he averaged 14.0ppg and 8.6rpg last season. The most of previous (2014-15) season Bell-Holter spent at Pertevniyal (TBL) in Turkish league where in 14 games he had 10.9ppg, 7.2rpg and 1.1apg. He also spent pre-season at Egis Kormend (A Division) in Hungarian league that year. Among other...   [read more]


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