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Korisliiga Standings
 1. Helsinki Seagulls 17-4 
 2. Salon Vilpas 16-5 
 3. Kataja Basket 12-6 
 4. Kauhajoki 12-10 
 5. Lapua 11-10 
 6. Kouvot 8-11 
 7. BC Nokia 8-14 
 8. Pyrinto 8-14 
 9. KTP Basket 7-14 
 10. Korihait 4-15 
Full Standings
Last:1/13/2017
1st Standings
Division A
 1. Lahti 12-4 
 2. Espoo United 11-4 
 3. Oulun NMKY 9-6 
 4. Jyvaskyla BA 8-6 
 5. ToPo 8-7 
 6. Jarvenpaa 7-8 
 7. Porvoon Tarmo 7-9 
 8. FoKoPo 6-10 
 9. Pyrinto II 4-11 
 10. HBA-Marsky 4-11 
Division B
 1. TuNMKY 11-3 
 2. PuHu Juniorit 11-4 
 3. Ura Basket 11-4 
 4. Espoo Basket 11-5 
 5. Korikouvot 10-4 
 6. Raholan Pyrkiva 10-6 
 7. HyPo 7-6 
 8. Karkkila 6-9 
 9. HNMKY U23 6-10 
 10. JyWe 4-11 
 11. PeU-Basket 4-11 
 12. Munkkiniemen 3-11 
 13. Namika Lr 2-12 
Full Standings
Last:1/16/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 11-2 
 2 Banvit BK 10-3 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 9-4 
 4 Aris 8-4 
 5 Fraport SKY 5-7 
 6 Ironi Nahariya 5-8 
 7 Helios 2-11 
 8 Bakken 1-12 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 9-3 
 2 Umana VE 8-4 
 3 Pinar Karsiyaka 7-5 
 4 Kataja Basket 6-6 
 5 Avtodor 5-7 
 6 Oradea 5-7 
 7 Maccabi Rishon 5-7 
 8 Khimik 3-9 
Group C
 1 ASVEL 9-3 
 2 EWE Baskets 8-4 
 3 Neptunas 8-4 
 4 Ventspils 7-5 
 5 PAOK 6-6 
 6 Usak 4-8 
 7 Openjobmetis V. 3-9 
 8 Rosa Radom 3-9 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 10-2 
 2 Scandone AV 8-4 
 3 Juventus 8-5 
 4 Strasbourg 7-5 
 5 Cibona 5-7 
 6 Mega Leks 4-8 
 7 Oostende 4-8 
 8 Mornar Bar 3-10 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 11-2 
 2 Partizan 8-4 
 3 Ludwigsburg 8-4 
 4 AEK Athens 7-5 
 5 Banco di Srd 5-7 
 6 Spirou 4-8 
 7 Stelmet ZG 4-8 
 8 Szolnok 2-11 
Last:1/17/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Jamal JONES
  Lapua
  (203-G-93)
  Avg: 22
 1. Jones, Lapua22.0 
 2. Gay, KTP Basket20.8 
 3. Pledger, Kouvot20.7 
 4. Brown, Kataja B.18.0 
 5. Morris, Lapua17.5 
 6. Wesley, Kataja B.17.5 
 7. Bullock, Pyrinto17.4 
 8. Holsey, Kauhajoki16.8 
 9. Hollins, Kauhajoki16.6 
 10. Buckles, Kouvot15.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marcus VAN
  Korihait
  (201-F/C-87)
  Avg: 11.2
 1. Van, Korihait11.2 
 2. Buckles, Kouvot10.1 
 3. Judge, Pyrinto9.3 
 4. Pratt, KTP Basket9.0 
 5. Kaunisto, Kouvot8.7 
 6. Coleman, Salon Vilpas8.5 
 7. Morris, Lapua8.2 
 8. Bullock, Pyrinto8.1 
 9. Cuffee, Kouvot8.1 
 10. Williams, Lapua8.1 
Assists Per Game
 Teemu RANNIKKO
  Kataja B.
  (189-PG-80)
  Avg: 7.6
 1. Rannikko, Kataja B.7.6 
 2. Nikkarinen, Helsinki.7.1 
 3. Pratt, KTP Basket6.9 
 4. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki5.7 
 5. Edwards, Lapua4.8 
 6. Williams, Lapua4.7 
 7. Minard, Pyrinto4.5 
 8. Hirvonen, Kouvot4.4 
 9. Seppala, Kataja B.3.9 
 10. Skamo, BC Nokia3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Monyea PRATT
  KTP Basket
  (196-SF-85)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Pratt, KTP Basket2.3 
 2. Mullings, Kataja B.1.9 
 3. Coleman, Salon Vilpas1.9 
 4. Hollins, Kauhajoki1.9 
 5. Horne, Kouvot1.9 
 6. Minard, Pyrinto1.8 
 7. Barrett, BC Nokia1.8 
 8. Holloway, Korihait1.7 
 9. Sanders, BC Nokia1.6 
 10. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Sherman GAY
  KTP Basket
  (201-F/C-82)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Gay, KTP Basket1.9 
 2. Alexander, BC Nokia1.7 
 3. Johnson, Kataja B.1.3 
 4. Van, Korihait1.2 
 5. Judge, Pyrinto1.1 
 6. McAlister, Korihait1.0 
 7. Walker, KTP Basket0.9 
 8. Coleman, Salon Vilpas0.8 
 9. Kinnard, Lapua0.8 
 10. Upson, Helsinki.0.8 
Player of the Week

 Austin Hollins
  Kauhajoki
  (195-F/G-84)
  

 De'Andre Upchurch
  HyPo
  (188-G-82)
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 24 (Regular Season)

Kataja Bsk 80% Jan.22 Pyrinto
BC Nokia Jan.21 Kauhajoki 63%
Helsinki Sea 78% Jan.20 Kouvot
Lapua 57% Jan.20 Salon Vilpas
KTP Basket 73% Jan.20 Korihait
Next Round Schedule

Round 15 (Regular Season)

Division A
Jyvaskyla B 67% Jan.23 Pyrinto II
Oulun NMKY 72% Jan.22 ToPo
Lahti 84% Jan.22 FoKoPo
Oulun NMKY 52% Jan.21 Espoo United
Lahti 65% Jan.20 Jyvaskyla B
HBA-Marsky Jan.20 Jarvenpaa 65%
FoKoPo 59% Jan.19 HBA-Marsky
ToPo Jan.19 Pyrinto II 51%
Division B
HyPo 54% Jan.22 Espoo Bsk
Raholan Pyrk 82% Jan.22 JyWe
TuNMKY 57% Jan.22 Korikouvot
Karkkila Jan.22 Ura Basket 68%
Munkkiniemen Jan.22 HNMKY U23 65%
Namika Lr 62% Jan.22 PeU-Basket
PeU-Basket Jan.19 Ura Basket 81%
Korikouvot 84% Jan.18 Namika Lr
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Group A
Fraport SKY 55% Jan.25 Ironi Nahari
Helios Jan.25 CEZ Nymburk 87%
Monaco 70% Jan.25 Aris
Bakken Jan.25 Banvit BK 93%
Group B
Avtodor Jan.24 Le Mans 70%
Kataja Bsk Jan.24 Pinar Karsiy 58%
Khimik 50% Jan.24 Macc.Rishon
Umana VE 75% Jan.24 Oradea
Group C
Usak Jan.24 ASVEL 80%
EWE Baskets 82% Jan.24 Openjobmetis
Rosa Radom Jan.24 Neptunas 71%
Ventspils 67% Jan.24 PAOK
Group D
Scandone AV 63% Jan.25 Juventus
Cibona 73% Jan.25 Oostende
Mega Leks Jan.25 Iberostar Te 83%
Mornar Bar Jan.25 Strasbourg 59%
Group E
AEK Athens 75% Jan.25 Stelmet ZG
Banco di Srd Jan.25 Partizan 61%
Spirou 51% Jan.25 Szolnok
Besiktas 62% Jan.25 Ludwigsburg
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
  




De'Andre
Upchurch
De'Andre Upchurch claims Finnish 1st Division weekly honour - 10 hours ago
American De'Andre Upchurch (188-G-91) had a great game in the last round for HyPo and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com 1st Division Player of the Week award for round 14. The 25-year old guard had a double-double of 45 points and fifteen rebounds, while his team edged out PeU-Basket (#11, 4-11) 84-83. HyPo maintains the 7th position in their group in Finnish 1st Division. HyPo is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. They...   [read more]

Eero Innamaa
1st Division Round 14: Leader PuHu Juniorit defeated by TuNMKY - 1 day ago
The round was exceptionally exciting as four games ended with a tiny margin. There were many interesting games last round. The round ended with defeat of the leader, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin. The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of PuHu Juniorit (11-4) in Vantaa on Sunday night. Hosts were defeated by TuNMKY (11-3) 90-84. It was a key game for the top position in Division. The guests trailed by 11 points after three quarters before their 27...   [read more]

Austin
Hollins
Hollins' 32-point game gives him Player of the Week award - 2 days ago
25-year old swingman Austin Hollins (195-F/G-91) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Kauhajoki and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 23. He had the game-high 32 points adding eight rebounds for Kauhajoki as his team lost the game against Salon Vilpas (#2, 16-5) 86-96. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. Kauhajoki moved-up to the 4th position in Finnish league. Kauhajoki is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in...   [read more]


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