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Korisliiga Standings
 1. Kouvot 6-1 
 2. Salon Vilpas 5-3 
 3. BC Nokia 4-2 
 4. Helsinki Seagulls 4-2 
 5. Korihait 3-3 
 6. Kauhajoki 3-3 
 7. Pyrinto 3-3 
 8. Kataja Basket 2-2 
 9. Lapua 1-4 
 10. Espoo United 1-5 
 11. KTP Basket 1-5 
Full Standings
Last:10/22/2017
1st Standings
Division A
 1. TuNMKY 5-0 
 2. HBA-Marsky 4-0 
 3. ToPo 4-0 
 4. Ura Basket 2-1 
 5. FoKoPo 2-2 
 6. Korikouvot 2-2 
 7. Pyrinto II 1-2 
 8. Porvoon Tarmo 1-3 
 9. Jyvaskyla BA 1-3 
 10. Jarvenpaa 1-3 
 11. Oulun NMKY 1-4 
 12. Lahti 0-4 
Division B
 1. MuKi 4-0 
 2. Karkkila 3-0 
 3. Bisons Loimaa 3-1 
 4. HNMKY U23 3-1 
 5. Huima 2-1 
 6. JyWe 2-2 
 7. PeU-Basket 2-2 
 8. Raholan Pyrkiva 1-3 
 9. Espoo Basket 1-3 
 10. HyPo 1-3 
 11. PuHu Juniorit 1-3 
 12. Aalto-Basket 0-4 
Full Standings
Last:10/22/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 2-0 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 2-0 
 3 UCAM Murcia 2-0 
 4 Enisey 1-1 
 5 EWE Baskets 1-1 
 6 Banco di Srd 0-2 
 7 Hapoel Holon 0-2 
 8 Juventus 0-2 
Group B
 1 Gaziantep 2-0 
 2 Neptunas 2-0 
 3 Iberostar Tener. 1-1 
 4 Ventspils 1-1 
 5 Chalon 1-1 
 6 Ludwigsburg 1-1 
 7 Betaland Cdo 0-2 
 8 PAOK 0-2 
Group C
 1 Bayreuth 2-0 
 2 Estudiantes 2-0 
 3 Umana VE 1-1 
 4 AEK 1-1 
 5 Strasbourg 1-1 
 6 Banvit BK 1-1 
 7 Olimpija 0-2 
 8 Rosa 0-2 
Group D
 1 Nanterre 2-0 
 2 CEZ Nymburk 1-1 
 3 Besiktas 1-1 
 4 Scandone AV 1-1 
 5 Stelmet 1-1 
 6 Aris 1-1 
 7 Oostende 1-1 
 8 Telekom Bsk 0-2 
Last:10/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Maurice CREEK
  Lapua
  (196-SF-90)
  Avg: 23.3
 1. Creek, Lapua23.3 
 2. Asbury, Pyrinto21.4 
 3. Calhoun, Espoo U.21.2 
 4. Pitts, Kataja B.19.0 
 5. Seppala, Kataja B.18.5 
 6. Pattillo, Korihait18.2 
 7. Allen, Kauhajoki18.0 
 8. Jones, Salon Vilpas17.1 
 9. Gipson, Kouvot16.9 
 10. Sinclair, Kouvot16.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ville KAUNISTO
  Kouvot
  (204-PF-82)
  Avg: 12.3
 1. Kaunisto, Kouvot12.3 
 2. Gipson, Kouvot10.6 
 3. Jones, Salon Vilpas10.0 
 4. Asbury, Pyrinto9.2 
 5. Kotti, Helsinki.9.0 
 6. Saunders, Kataja B.8.5 
 7. Deng, Korihait8.0 
 8. Whitfield, Kauhajoki7.8 
 9. Simms, KTP Basket7.7 
 10. Creek, Lapua7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Teemu RANNIKKO
  Salon V.
  (189-PG-80)
  Avg: 6.7
 1. Rannikko, Salon V.6.7 
 2. Pitts, Kataja B.5.8 
 3. Council, BC Nokia5.6 
 4. Hirvonen, Kouvot5.5 
 5. Woodhouse, Lapua5.0 
 6. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki4.8 
 7. Lehto, Pyrinto4.4 
 8. Lehtoranta, Kauha.3.8 
 9. Jackson, Helsinki.3.7 
 10. Williams, Korihait3.5 
Steals Per Game
 Bojan SARCEVIC
  Kauhajoki
  (190-G-88)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki2.4 
 2. Saunders, Kataja B.2.3 
 3. Pattillo, Korihait2.2 
 4. Asbury, Pyrinto2.2 
 5. Edwin, Kauhajoki1.8 
 6. Kotti, Helsinki.1.8 
 7. Peltokangas, Lapua1.7 
 8. Haanpaa, Espoo U.1.6 
 9. Gilbert, BC Nokia1.6 
 10. Manigault, Pyrinto1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Terrence JENNINGS
  Lapua
  (208-F-88)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Jennings, Lapua2.5 
 2. Jones, Salon Vilpas2.4 
 3. Deng, Korihait2.2 
 4. Pressley, Espoo U.1.8 
 5. Simms, KTP Basket1.3 
 6. Dolenc, BC Nokia1.2 
 7. Hammonds, BC Nokia1.2 
 8. Marzette, Kataja B.1.0 
 9. Gilbert, BC Nokia0.8 
 10. Aalto, KTP Basket0.8 
Player of the Week

 Brian Asbury
  Pyrinto
  ( 201-SF-86 )
  

 Brian Moultrie
  Ura Basket
  ( 198-C/F-87 )
  

Finnish Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 7 (Regular Season)

Korihait 58% Oct.27 Kauhajoki
Lapua 59% Oct.27 KTP Basket
Helsinki Sea 55% Oct.25 Korihait
Espoo United Oct.25 Salon Vilpas 84%
KTP Basket Oct.24 BC Nokia 86%
Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Regular Season)

Group A
TuNMKY 62% Oct.29 ToPo
Lahti Oct.29 Ura Basket 94%
Oulun NMKY Oct.29 FoKoPo 59%
HBA-Marsky 94% Oct.26 Porvoon Tarm
Korikouvot 63% Oct.25 Jarvenpaa
Jyvaskyla B 54% Oct.25 Pyrinto II
Group B
Bisons Loima 59% Oct.29 MuKi
HyPo Oct.29 Espoo Bsk 87%
PuHu Juniori 81% Oct.29 Aalto-Bsk
Karkkila 65% Oct.29 HNMKY U23
Huima 73% Oct.29 PeU-Basket
Raholan Pyrk Oct.29 JyWe 69%
Huima Oct.26 Karkkila 75%
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Group A
Juventus 57% Oct.25 Hap.Holon
EWE Baskets Oct.25 Pinar Karsiy 73%
UCAM Murcia 95% Oct.25 Banco di Srd
Monaco 77% Oct.24 Enisey
Group B
Gaziantep 77% Oct.25 Iberostar Te
Betaland Cdo 57% Oct.24 PAOK
Ludwigsburg Oct.24 Neptunas 73%
Ventspils 57% Oct.24 Chalon
Group C
Olimpija Oct.25 Bayreuth 95%
Strasbourg Oct.25 Estudian. 73%
Rosa Oct.24 Umana VE 88%
AEK 57% Oct.24 Banvit BK
Group D
Scandone AV 57% Oct.25 Oostende
Aris Oct.25 Nanterre 73%
Besiktas 57% Oct.24 Stelmet
Telekom Bsk Oct.24 CEZ Nymburk 88%
Petteri Koponen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Jan 30, 2013


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Finns who are currently playing 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). He was the major contributor in Khimky's victory against the seventh-ranked BC Donetsk (4-8) 84-66 in the VTB United League in Monday night's game. Koponen scored 9 points in 22 minutes on the court. BC Khimky Moscow Region (9-3) is placed third in group A. It's Koponen's first season with the team. This year he averages: 7.8ppg, 1.3rpg, 2.0apg, 2FGP: 56.7%(17-30), 3FGP: 54.2%(13-24) in the 10 games he played so far. Koponen is currently a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Gerald Lee
Gerald Lee
   #2. Second place goes to an international center Gerald Lee (208-87, college: ODU, currently plays in Adriatic League). He contributed to Buducnost's victory against the ninth-ranked Krka (8-11) 74-66 in the Adriatic League last Saturday. Lee recorded 10 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. KK Buducnost Voli Podgorica (11-8) is placed fifth in the Adriatic League. Lee has relatively good stats this season: 11.6ppg, 4.2rpg, 2FGP: 61.4%(89-145) and FT: 62.3%. He is a naturalized American. Lee is in the roster of the Finnish senior national team. Strangely he has never played in Finland.

Tuukka Kotti
Tuukka Kotti
   #3. The Finnish player who performed third best last week abroad was an international power forward Tuukka Kotti (205-81, college: Providence, currently plays in Italy), who plays in the Italian SerieA. Kotti could not help Vanoli Cremona (6-11) in their last game. Despite his good performance Vanoli Cremona was edged 74-73 on the road by the higher-ranked (#10) Juvecaserta. Kotti had a double-double by scoring 14 points and getting 10 rebounds in 28 minutes. This year Kotti's overall stats are: 5.9ppg, 6.1rpg, 2FGP: 60.7%(37-61) and FT: 51.7% in the 15 games. He is also a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Teemu Rannikko
Teemu Rannikko
   #4. An experienced point guard Teemu Rannikko (189-80, currently plays in Adriatic League) managed to help Union Olimpija Ljubljana to win against the league leader Igokea (15-4) 69-63 in the Adriatic League in Saturday night's game. Rannikko recorded 5 points and added 5 assists. Union Olimpija Ljubljana (10-9) is placed eighth in the Adriatic League. Rannikko belongs to league's best passers and is ranked #7. His total stats this season are: 6.9ppg, 1.1rpg, 3.3apg and 1.1spg. Rannikko is also Finnish national team player.

Alex Murphy
Alex Murphy
   #5. U20 international forward Alex Murphy (203-93, currently plays college basketball in the States) was not able to help the Duke (4-2) in their game against the University of Miami, Florida (6-0) in the NCAA, despite his good performance last Wednesday. He scored 11 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 23 minutes. But the Duke was crushed 90-63 in Miami, FL by the University of Miami, Florida. This year Murphy's total stats are: 6.9ppg, 1.1rpg, 3.3apg and 1.1spg in the 18 games. He is a naturalized American. Murphy plays currently for the Finnish U20 national team. Apparently he has never played in Finland.

Roope Ahonen
Roope Ahonen
   #6. Guard Roope Ahonen (186-90, agency: FCM, currently plays in Sweden) was not able to secure a victory for Solna Vikings (15-9) in their game against Sundsvall Dragons (21-3) in the Swedish Basketligan. Ahonen scored only 4 points and added 5 assists. Solna Vikings was defeated 101-87 in Sundsvall by the leading Dragons. They ended the series of three consecutive victories. Ahonen is currently seventh on the list of best passers. He has very reliable stats this season: 11.3ppg, 1.8rpg and 4.2apg. Ahonen is an international player who is currently on the senior Finnish National Team roster.

Lauri Toivonen
Lauri Toivonen
   #7. Former University international forward Lauri Toivonen (201-91, currently studies in the States) contributed to UTPA's victory against the Oklahoma Panhandle State University (21-3) 76-68 in the NCAA in Tuesday night's game. He scored only 4 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 24 minutes. The University of Texas-Pan American has 2-1 conference record this season. This year Toivonen has relatively solid stats: 11.3ppg, 1.8rpg and 4.2apg in the 24 games. He used to play for the Finnish university national team two years ago.

Joonas Caven
Joonas Caven
   #8. Power forward Joonas Caven (211-93, currently plays in Spain) contributed to a Prat Juventud's victory against the eighth-ranked Castello (5-8) 67-59 in the Spanish LEB Silver (third division) last Saturday. Caven scored only 3 points. CB Prat Juventud (8-6) is placed fourth in the LEB Silver. Caven has averaged so far 7.6ppg and 2.4rpg. He plays currently for the Finnish U20 national team.


Other top Finnish players, who play abroad:

Sasu Salin (192-G-91) plays for Un.Olimpija in Slovenian Telemach League
Emir Sulejmanovic (204-C/F-95) plays for Un.Olimpija in Slovenian Telemach League
Shawn Huff (198-SF-84) plays for Vanoli Cremona in Italian SerieA
Kristjan Rinaldo (192-G/F-91) plays for TTU in Estonian KML
Joonatan Torbica (180-G-98) plays for TV 1862 Langen in German ProB
Roberto Alexander Mantovani (200-F-94) plays for AEL in Cypriot Division A
Iikka Maki (191-SF-94) plays for Sant Nicolau in Spanish EBA
Ville Kaunisto (205-F-82) plays for Blois in French NM1  




Jahsha
Bluntt
Nift Al-Janoub inks Jahsha Bluntt, ex Quimper UJAP - 1 day ago
Nift Al-Janoub (Superleague) signed 33-year old American guard Jahsha Bluntt (198-100kg-84, college: Delaware State). The last season Bluntt played at Quimper UJAP in French NM1 where in 42 games he had 12.3ppg, 3.5rpg and 1.7apg. He helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league. In 2007 Bluntt was drafted by Yakama Sun Kings (CBA) in first round (10th overall). The former Delaware State standoutis in his eleventh (!!!) season in pro basketball. The list of the...   [read more]

Brian Asbury
Asbury's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 1 day ago
31-year old Brian Asbury (201-SF-86) had a very impressive game in the last round for Pyrinto and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 5. He had a double-double of 28 points and 16 rebounds, while his team beat Helsinki Seagulls (#2, 4-2) 78-69. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. Pyrinto is placed at 4th position in Finnish league. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost two games earlier this season. Pyrinto will need more victor...   [read more]

Brian Asbury
Korisliiga Round 5: Tampereen Pyrinto defeat Helsinki Seagulls - 2 days ago
This is still too early stage of the Regular Season in Korisliiga and we should expect many changes in upcoming rounds. The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked Helsinki Seagulls (4-2) at the home court on Wednesday night. Hosts were defeated by sixth ranked Tampereen Pyrinto (3-2) 78-69. Helsinki Seagulls was trailing by 3 points at halftime but managed to get 2-point lead after three quarters before a 24-13 charge of Tampereen Pyrinto, which allowed them to win the game. Tamp...   [read more]


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