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 1. Catz 0-0 
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 3. Espoo Utd 0-0 
 4. FoA 0-0 
 5. Helmi Basket 0-0 
 6. Huima 0-0 
 7. HyPo 0-0 
 8. Kouvottaret 0-0 
 9. PeKa 0-0 
 10. ViVe 0-0 
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 3. HNMKY MaHa 0-0 
 4. Honka 0-0 
 5. Kataja 0-0 
 6. Kori-80 0-0 
 7. PuHu 0-0 
 8. Pyrinto 0-0 
 9. ToPo 0-0 
 10. TuRi 0-0 
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 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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Dionne Pounds selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Feb 13, 2013


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


Dionne Pounds
Dionne Pounds
   #1. This week's number one is an international forward Dionne Pounds (174-84, agency: Regeneracom Sports, college: Lamar, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish LFB. She could not help Caja Rural (6-9) in their last game. Despite Pounds' very good performance Caja Rural lost 79-89 on the road to the higher-ranked (#4) Cadi ICG Software. She was the top scorer with 16 points. Pounds also added 4 assists and 4 steals (made all of her five free throws) in 31 minutes on the court. It was Caja Rural's fifth consecutive loss in a row. It's Pounds' first season with the team. She has relatively good stats this year: 10.1ppg, 2.4rpg, 2FGP: 40.3%, 3FGP: 38.6% and FT: 83.3% in the 14 games she played so far. Pounds is currently a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Taru Tuukkanen
Taru Tuukkanen
   #2. Second place goes to an experienced international center Taru Tuukkanen (190-77, also represented by Regeneracom Sports, college: Xavier, currently plays in Spain) is a teammate of previously mentioned Dionne Pounds and both played together in the last Spanish LFB game. Tuukkanen, who plays in the Spanish LFB. She was not able to help Caja Rural (6-9) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Tuukkanen's very good performance Caja Rural was defeated 89-79 in Seu D'urgell by the higher-ranked Cadi ICG Software (#4). She recorded 15 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. This season Tuukkanen has relatively solid stats: 13.7ppg, 6.4rpg, 2FGP: 44.7%, 3FGP: 14.3% and FT: 76.3%. She is in the roster of the Finnish senior national team.

Heta Korpivaara
Heta Korpivaara
   #3. The Finnish player who performed third best last week abroad was an international swingman Heta Korpivaara (186-84, another player represented by Regeneracom Sports, college: Seton Hall, currently plays in Germany), who plays in the German DBBL. Korpivaara was not able to secure a victory for Heli Girls (9-7) in their last game. Despite her very good performance Heli Girls lost 73-81 in Langen to the lower-ranked (#7) Rhein Main Baskets. Korpivaara was the top scorer with 15 points. She also added 7 rebounds and 3 blocks in 36 minutes. It was Heli Girls' sixth consecutive loss in a row. Korpivaara belongs to league's top scorers and is ranked #8 with 16.8ppg. This year her other stats are: 5.4rpg, 2FGP: 51.3%, 3FGP: 16.0% and FT: 83.8% in the 16 games. Korpivaara 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) contributed to a TSV 1880 Wasserburg's victory against the league leader Don Bosco Bamberg 72-59 in the German DBBL in Sunday night's game. She recorded 9 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. TSV 1880 Wasserburg (14-2) is placed first in the DBBL. It was her team's seventh consecutive victory in a row. Sten's overall stats this season are: 7.3ppg and 3.1rpg. 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 (9-13) in their game against Northland (18-4) in the Swedish Damligan. Sundstrom did not have that impressive stats last Wednesday. She scored only 3 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 14 minutes. Kvarnby lost 73-82 in Lulea to the higher-ranked (#3) Northland. It was Kvarnby's third consecutive loss in a row. The Regular Season already ended. This year Sundstrom's overall stats are: 2.7ppg and 1.7rpg in the 21 games. She used to play for the Finnish U20 national team seven years ago.


Other top Finnish players, who play abroad:

Saara Lehtoranta (170-F-90) plays for TG Neuss in German 2.Bundesliga
Rita Haukkovaara (175-G-92) plays for Kvarnby in Swedish Damligan
  




Candice
Warthen
Candice Warthen (ex FoA) signs at Cadi La Seu - 9 days ago

Cadi La Seu D'urgell (LFB) landed 24-year old American guard Candice Warthen (165-92, college: Arizona, agency: Regeneracom Sports). She played most recently at Forssan Alku in Finnish SM-sarja. In 33 games she was second best scorer with impressive 18.9ppg and recorded 6.4rpg, 4.3apg (leader !!!) and 1.6spg last season. Warthen helped them to make it to the semifinals. It was a very successful season in her career as she was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Finnish League Guard of the Year, se...   [read more]

Krista Gross
Scrivia signs Krista Gross - 1 month ago

Castelnuovo Scrivia (Serie A2) signed 26-year old Finn international forward Krista Gross (183-90, college: N.Carolina, agency: Interperformances). She played last season at Udominate in Swedish Damligan. In 33 games she had 8.0ppg, 7.5rpg, 1.2apg and 1.8spg. Gross helped them to win the regular season and make it to the final. She also played 6 games in Eurocup where she recorded 9.3ppg, 8.3rpg, 1.0apg and 2.5spg. The previous (14-15) season Gross was tested by Tapiolan Honka in SM-sarja.    [read more]

Crystal
Leary
Crystal Leary (ex FoA) is a newcomer at Wolfenbuettel - 1 month ago

Wolfpack Wolfenbuettel (2.Bundesliga) added to their roster 24-year old American forward Crystal Leary (185-92, college: W.Virginia). She played last season at Forssan Alku in Finnish SM-sarja. In 33 games she recorded 9.3ppg, 10.9rpg, 1.1apg and 1.4spg. Leary helped them to make it to the semifinals. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others she played in the final of NIT in 2015. Leary was also voted Big 12 All-Academic 2nd Team back in 2013 at her college time. Le...   [read more]


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