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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 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 Athens 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 ZG 0-0 
Last:7/12/2017
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)

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Din.Tbilisi 50% Sep.19 Joventut
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Teemu Rannikko selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Feb 6, 2013


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


Teemu Rannikko
Teemu Rannikko
   #1. This week's number one is an experienced international point guard Teemu Rannikko (189-80, currently plays in Adriatic League). He contributed to Un.Olimpija's victory against the closely-ranked MZT Skopje (10-10) 87-76 in the Adriatic League in Saturday night's game. Rannikko scored 9 points and added 3 passes in 21 minutes on the court. Union Olimpija Ljubljana (11-9) is placed seventh in the Adriatic League. It's Rannikko's first season with the team. Rannikko is currently seventh on the list of best passers with 3.3apg. He also averaged so far 7.0ppg, 1.1rpg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 61.1%(11-18), 3FGP: 36.7% and FT: 86.5% in the 19 games he played so far. Rannikko is currently a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Petteri Koponen
Petteri Koponen
   #2. Second place goes to an international point guard Petteri Koponen (194-88, currently plays in Euroleague). He managed to help BC Khimky Moscow Region to win against the closely-ranked Caja Laboral (4-2) 83-71 in the Euroleague last Friday. Koponen scored 5 points and added 3 passes. BC Khimky Moscow Region (4-2) is placed third in group F. This season Koponen averages: 6.0ppg, 1.5apg, 2FGP: 57.6%(19-33), 3FGP: 32.1%. He is in the roster of the Finnish senior national team.

Gerald Lee
Gerald Lee
   #3. The Finnish player who performed third best last week abroad was an international center Gerald Lee (208-87, college: ODU, currently plays in Adriatic League). Lee contributed to Buducnost's victory against the 11th-ranked Cibona (7-13) 73-60 in the Adriatic League on Saturday night. He scored 9 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 21 minutes. KK Buducnost Voli Podgorica (12-8) is placed fifth in the Adriatic League. Lee has relatively good stats this year: 11.5ppg, 4.2rpg, 2FGP: 62.0%(93-150) and FT: 62.0% in the 20 games. He is a naturalized American. Lee is also a member of the Finnish senior national team. Strangely he has never played in Finland.

Sasu Salin
Sasu Salin
   #4. 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 contributed to Un.Olimpija's victory against the closely-ranked MZT Skopje (10-10) 87-76. He scored 5 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Salin is ranked fourth on the list of the most steals in the league. His overall stats this season are: 6.9ppg, 3.6rpg and 1.8spg. Salin 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 a 3-point victory over the ninth-ranked KFUM Jamtland (7-17) 82-79 in the Swedish Basketligan last Thursday. He was MVP of the game. Ahonen recorded 18 points and added 5 assists in a mere 19 minutes. Solna Vikings (17-9) is placed fourth in the Basketligan. Ahonen is currently seventh on the league's list of best passers with 4.2apg. This year he also averages: 11.7ppg and 1.7rpg in the 26 games. Ahonen plays currently for the Finnish national team.

Tuukka Kotti
Tuukka Kotti
   #6. Power forward Tuukka Kotti (205-81, college: Providence, currently plays in Italy) contributed to an easy victory against the eighth-ranked Enel Brindisi (9-9) 97-81 in the Italian SerieA on Sunday night. He scored 5 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Vanoli Cremona (7-11) is placed 12th in the SerieA. Kotti's overall stats this season are: 5.9ppg and 6.1rpg. He 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 plays college basketball in the States) contributed to UTPA's victory against the Oklahoma Panhandle State University (9-9) 76-68 in the NCAA in Tuesday night's game. Toivonen scored only 4 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 24 minutes. The University of Texas-Pan American has 3-1 conference record this season. This year Toivonen's overall stats are: 5.9ppg and 6.1rpg in the 16 games. He used to play for the Finnish university national team two years ago.


Other top Finnish players, who play abroad:

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
Joonas Caven (211-C/F-93) plays for Prat Juventud in Spanish LEB Silver
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  




Derek
Jackson
Derek Jackson (ex Oberwart) is a newcomer at Helsinki Seagulls - 9 hours ago
Helsinki Seagulls (Korisliiga) added to their roster 26-year old American point guard Derek Jackson (185-77kg-91, college: Kent State, agency: Mansfield and Associates). He has played for the last two seasons at Redwell Gunners Oberwart in Austrian A Bundesliga. In 41 games he recorded 14.6ppg, 3.8rpg, 5.0apg and 2.6spg last season. Jackson helped them to win the regular season and make it to the final. They also played in the Supercup final. A very spectacular season in his career as he...   [read more]

Marcus Allen
Allen starts his pro career at Kauhajoki - 3 days ago
Karhu Kauhajoki (Korisliiga) agreed terms with American guard Marcus Allen (191-86kg). Allen just graduated from Stanford (NCAA). He has played there for the last four years. In 35 games he had 7.5ppg, 2.1rpg, 1.7apg and 1.2spg last season. Quite impressive year as he was named to All-Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention and Pac-12 All-Defensive Team. As mentioned above Allen is just out of the college and it will be his first season as a pro. He won NIT championship title in 2015. Karh...   [read more]

Flenard
Whitfield
Kauhajoki tabs Flenard Whitfield, ex KW Titans - 3 days ago
Karhu Kauhajoki (Korisliiga) inked 27-year old American forward Flenard Whitfield (200-100kg-90, college: W.Michigan). He played most recently at KW Titans in Canadian NBL. In 21 NBL Canada games he was fifth best scorer with impressive 19.0ppg and recorded 8.5rpg, 1.8apg and 1.0bpg last season. Whitfield also played that season for Skallagrimur (Dominos League) in Iceland where in 22 games he averaged remarkable 29.4ppg, 14.6rpg, 3.2apg, 1.3spg and 1.3bpg. A very good season in his caree...   [read more]


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