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SM-sarja Standings
 1. Catz 22-2 
 2. HyPo 17-7 
 3. ViVe 16-8 
 4. Honka 12-12 
 5. FoA 12-12 
 6. Huima 11-13 
 7. PeKa 8-16 
 8. Espoo Team 6-18 
 9. Pyrinto 4-20 
Last:3/20/2016
1st Division Standings
 1. Helmi Basket 18-0 
 2. Helmi Capitals 14-4 
 3. Kouvottaret 13-5 
 4. ToPo 11-7 
 5. PuHu 10-8 
 6. Kataja 7-11 
 7. HNMKY MaHa 6-12 
 8. BC Nokia 5-13 
 9. TuRi 4-14 
 10. RaPy 2-16 
Last:3/13/2016
Points Per Game
 Lele HARDY
  ViVe
  (182-G/F-88)
  Avg: 22.6
 1. Hardy, ViVe22.6 
 2. Warthen, FoA18.9 
 3. Ballard, New Y.18.8 
 4. Korpivaara, Honka17.9 
 5. Jones, Catz17.7 
 6. Vaioletama, ViVe17.5 
 7. Mosley, Haskovo16.6 
 8. Reshetko, Catz16.5 
 9. Robinson, Huima16.4 
 10. Bradford, ViVe16.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Kenya ROBINSON
  Huima
  (182-C-70)
  Avg: 12.5
 1. Robinson, Huima12.5 
 2. Hardy, ViVe11.9 
 3. Vaioletama, ViVe11.9 
 4. Peak, Pyrinto11.6 
 5. Johnson, Galati11.3 
 6. Tuukkanen, HyPo11.2 
 7. Simpson, PeKa11.0 
 8. Leary, FoA10.9 
 9. Holmes, Huima10.6 
 10. Harris, Catz10.3 
Assists Per Game
 Candice WARTHEN
  FoA
  (165-G-92)
  Avg: 4.3
 1. Warthen, FoA4.3 
 2. Goss, HyPo4.0 
 3. Hardy, ViVe3.8 
 4. Makitalo, HyPo3.6 
 5. Schlott, Catz3.5 
 6. Tuukkanen, HyPo3.4 
 7. Pounds, Honka3.1 
 8. Jones, Catz3.1 
 9. Bradford, ViVe3.0 
 10. Ballard, New Y.2.9 
Steals Per Game
 Lele HARDY
  ViVe
  (182-G/F-88)
  Avg: 3.9
 1. Hardy, ViVe3.9 
 2. Ballard, New Y.3.0 
 3. Perkins, Huima2.8 
 4. Holmes, Huima2.8 
 5. Harris, Catz2.5 
 6. Hamalainen, Catz2.3 
 7. Laudermill, PeKa2.3 
 8. Bradford, ViVe2.2 
 9. Peak, Pyrinto2.2 
 10. Coleman, ViVe2.1 
Blocks Per Game
 Minna STEN
  FoA
  (190-F-87)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Sten, FoA2.1 
 2. Ibiam, ViVe1.3 
 3. Saarinen, HyPo1.2 
 4. Williams, Pyrinto1.2 
 5. Tuukkanen, HyPo1.2 
 6. Jones, Catz1.0 
 7. Harris, Catz0.9 
 8. Peak, Pyrinto0.9 
 9. McCormick, PeKa0.9 
 10. Korpivaara, Honka0.9 

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Taru Tuukkanen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Feb 6, 2013


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Finns who are currently playing abroad.


Taru Tuukkanen
Taru Tuukkanen
   #1. This week's number one is an experienced international center Taru Tuukkanen (190-77, agency: Regeneracom Sports, college: Xavier, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish LFB. She could not help Caja Rural (6-8) in their last game. Despite Tuukkanen's good performance Caja Rural lost 65-77 at home to the higher-ranked (#3) Argon Uni Girona. She was the second best scorer with 12 points. Tuukkanen also added 9 rebounds in 23 minutes on the court. It was Caja Rural's fourth consecutive loss in a row. Tuukkanen has relatively good stats this year: 13.6ppg, 6.5rpg, 2FGP: 44.4%, 3FGP: 14.3% and FT: 76.8% in the 14 games she played so far. She is currently a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Heta Korpivaara
Heta Korpivaara
   #2. Second place goes to an international swingman Heta Korpivaara (186-84, also represented by Regeneracom Sports, college: Seton Hall, currently plays in Germany), who plays in the German DBBL. Korpivaara was not able to help Heli Girls (9-6) in their last game on Sunday. Despite her good performance Heli Girls was defeated 77-63 on their home court in Noerdlingen by the leading TSV 1880 Wasserburg. Korpivaara scored 10 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. Korpivaara is currently ninth on the list of top scorers. She has individually a very good season with high stats. Korpivaara averages: 16.9ppg, 5.3rpg, 2FGP: 50.8%, 3FGP: 16.7% and FT: 85.9%. She is in the roster of the Finnish senior national team.

Dionne Pounds
Dionne Pounds
   #3. The Finnish player who performed third best last week abroad was an international forward Dionne Pounds (174-84, another player represented by Regeneracom Sports, college: Lamar, currently plays in Spain) is a teammate of previously mentioned Taru Tuukkanen and both played together in the last Spanish LFB game. Pounds. She was not able to secure a victory for Caja Rural (6-8) in their game against Argon Uni Girona (9-4). Pounds scored only 4 points in 17 minutes. Caja Rural lost 65-77 on their home court in Zamora to the higher-ranked (#3) Argon Uni Girona. This year Pounds' overall stats are: 9.6ppg, 2.4rpg, 2FGP: 40.4%, 3FGP: 40.4% in the 13 games. She is also a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Tiina Sten
Tiina Sten
   #4. Swingman Tiina Sten (189-85, another player represented by Regeneracom Sports, college: St.John's, currently plays in Germany) faced previously mentioned Heta Korpivaara in the German DBBL last game. Sten managed to help TSV 1880 Wasserburg to win against the closely-ranked Heli Girls (9-6) 77-63. She scored only 2 points. Sten's total stats this season are: 7.2ppg and 2.9rpg. She is also Finnish national team player.

Janika Sundstrom
Janika Sundstrom
   #5. Former U20 international guard Janika Sundstrom (175-87, currently plays in Sweden) couldn't help Kvarnby (9-11) in their game against Udominate (12-7) in the Swedish Damligan. She scored only 4 points. Kvarnby was badly defeated 91-74 on the road by the higher-ranked Udominate (#5). They ended the series of three consecutive victories. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Sundstrom's total stats this season are: 2.8ppg and 1.4rpg. She used to play for the Finnish U20 national team seven years ago.


One more player who has never been selected to any of national teams, but has Finnish passport:

   #1. Saara Lehtoranta (170-F-90, currently plays in Germany) managed to help TG Neuss in a victory against the ninth-ranked SG BBZ Opladen crushing them 75-52 in the German 2.Bundesliga (12th division) last Saturday. Lehtoranta scored only 3 points in 19 minutes. TG Neuss (7-8) is placed eighth in North group. This year Lehtoranta's total stats are: 4.2ppg and 2.0rpg in the 13 games she played so far.


Other top Finnish players, who play abroad:

Rita Haukkovaara (175-G-92) plays for Kvarnby in Swedish Damligan
  




Camilla
Gronberg
Camilla Gronberg agreed terms with Catz - 10 days ago

Catz Lappeenranta (SM-sarja) inked 22-year old forward Camilla Gronberg (179-94). She has played for the last two years at Huima (SM-sarja). In 31 games she recorded 10.4ppg, 2.4rpg and 1.1apg last season. She helped them to make it to the semifinals. Gronberg played in the final of Finnish League in 2015. She has played previously for another Finnish team TuRi. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Finland   [read more]

Heta Aijanen
Heta Aijanen signs at Catz - 10 days ago

Catz Lappeenranta (SM-sarja) landed 19-year old center Heta Aijanen (186-97). She has played for the last four years at Pyrinto (SM-sarja). In 23 games she averaged 4.0ppg and 2.7rpg last season. Aijanen's team made it to the 1st Division Semifinals in 2014. She represented Finland at the European Championships U16 Division B in Matosinhos (Portugal) three years ago. Aijanen's team got to the Semifinals and her stats at that event were 7 games: 3.7ppg, 3.6rpg. By Eurobasket Data Center...   [read more]

Anni Jamsa
Jamsa comes back to HyPo - 15 days ago

Hyvinkaan Ponteva (SM-sarja) added to their roster 21-year old point guard Anni Jamsa (169-95). It is actually her comeback to Hyvinkaa as she played here before. Jamsa played last season at Huima (SM-sarja). In 30 games she recorded 6.8ppg, 1.9rpg, 1.6apg and 1.3spg. She helped them to make it to the semifinals. Despite young age Jamsa had impressive career. She was voted Eurobasket.com All-European Championships U16 Honorable Mention back in 2011. She represented Finland at the European...   [read more]


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