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Korisliiga Standings
 1. Salon Vilpas 27-8 
 2. Kataja Basket 24-10 
 3. Helsinki Seagulls 24-11 
 4. Kauhajoki 21-14 
 5. Lapua 16-19 
 6. Kouvot 16-19 
 7. BC Nokia 15-20 
 8. Pyrinto 13-21 
 9. KTP Basket 13-22 
 10. Korihait 5-30 
Full Standings
Last:3/26/2017
1st Standings
Division A
 1. Lahti 20-7 
 2. Espoo United 18-8 
 3. ToPo 16-11 
 4. Oulun NMKY 15-12 
 5. Jyvaskyla BA 14-13 
 6. HBA-Marsky 11-16 
 7. Porvoon Tarmo 11-16 
 8. FoKoPo 10-17 
 9. Pyrinto II 10-17 
 10. Jarvenpaa 9-17 
Division B
 1. PuHu Juniorit 22-4 
 2. TuNMKY 21-5 
 3. Ura Basket 19-7 
 4. Korikouvot 16-10 
 5. HyPo 15-9 
 6. Espoo Basket 14-10 
 7. Raholan Pyrkiva 12-12 
 8. HNMKY U23 10-14 
 9. Karkkila 7-17 
 10. PeU-Basket 7-17 
 11. Munkkiniemen 6-18 
 12. JyWe 6-18 
 13. Namika Lr 5-19 
Full Standings
Last:3/20/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Jamal JONES
  Lapua
  (203-G-93)
  Avg: 22.4
 1. Jones, Lapua22.4 
 2. Scott, KTP Basket20.6 
 3. Gay, KTP Basket19.4 
 4. Pledger, Kouvot19.3 
 5. Brown, Kataja B.19.1 
 6. Hollins, Kauhajoki17.9 
 7. Morris, Lapua17.5 
 8. Holsey, Kauhajoki16.3 
 9. Bullock, Pyrinto16.1 
 10. Cowels-III, Helsink.15.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marcus VAN
  Korihait
  (201-F/C-87)
  Avg: 10.6
 1. Van, Korihait10.6 
 2. Buckles, Kouvot9.6 
 3. Judge, Pyrinto9.3 
 4. Kaunisto, Kouvot8.7 
 5. Pratt, KTP Basket8.6 
 6. Coleman, Salon Vilpas8.5 
 7. Williams, Lapua8.2 
 8. Bullock, Pyrinto7.8 
 9. Johnson, Kataja B.7.7 
 10. Williams, Salon V.7.7 
Assists Per Game
 Antto NIKKARINEN
  Helsinki.
  (185-PG-91)
  Avg: 7.3
 1. Nikkarinen, Helsinki.7.3 
 2. Rannikko, Kataja B.7.0 
 3. Pratt, KTP Basket6.8 
 4. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki5.9 
 5. Jalonen, Korihait4.4 
 6. Williams, Lapua4.4 
 7. Edwards, Lapua4.3 
 8. Appleby, Kouvot4.2 
 9. Minard, Pyrinto4.1 
 10. Hirvonen, Kouvot4.1 
Steals Per Game
 Daniel MULLINGS
  Kataja B.
  (188-G-91)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Mullings, Kataja B.2.3 
 2. Pratt, KTP Basket2.1 
 3. Hollins, Kauhajoki1.9 
 4. Horne, Kouvot1.9 
 5. Minard, Pyrinto1.8 
 6. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki1.7 
 7. Sanders, BC Nokia1.6 
 8. Scott, KTP Basket1.5 
 9. Coleman, Salon Vilpas1.5 
 10. Ware, Kauhajoki1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Kervin BRISTOL
  Kataja B.
  (206-C-88)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Bristol, Kataja B.1.9 
 2. Gay, KTP Basket1.8 
 3. Alexander, BC Nokia1.7 
 4. Johnson, Kataja B.1.3 
 5. Judge, Pyrinto1.1 
 6. Van, Korihait1.1 
 7. Bailey, KTP Basket1.0 
 8. Barrett, BC Nokia0.9 
 9. Huolila, Kataja B.0.9 
 10. Coleman, Salon Vilpas0.9 
Finnish men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
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Next Round Schedule

Round 39 (Regular Season)

Salon Vilpas 77% Mar.29 Kouvot
Korihait Mar.29 Pyrinto 68%
Lapua 51% Mar.29 Kauhajoki
BC Nokia Mar.29 Kataja Bsk 66%
KTP Basket Mar.29 Helsinki Sea 56%
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Quarter-Finals)

Iberostar Te 60% Mar.28 ASVEL
Umana VE 52% Mar.28 Pinar Karsiy
Ludwigsburg Mar.28 Banvit BK 63%
Banco di Srd Mar.28 Monaco 64%
Sasu Salin selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Mar 8, 2017


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


Sasu Salin
Sasu Salin
   #1. This week's number one is an international guard Sasu Salin (191-91, currently plays in EuroCup). He could not help one of league's weakest teams Gran Canaria (4-2) in their last game. Despite Salin's very good performance Gran Canaria lost 79-85 at home to the leading Hapoel Jerusalem. He was the top scorer with 17 points in a mere 18 minutes on the court. This year Salin averages: 9.3ppg, 1.4rpg, 2FGP: 45.5%, 3FGP: 47.4%(36-76) and FT: 95.5%(21-22) in 16 games he played so far. He is currently a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Erik Murphy
Erik Murphy
   #2. Second place goes to an international power forward Erik Murphy (208-90, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management, college: Florida, currently plays in France). Murphy led Strasbourg IG to a victory against the league outsider Sluc Nancy (4-17) 80-71 in the French ProA last Saturday. He scored 12 points, made 3 passes and 4 steals. Strasbourg IG (12-9) is placed sixth in the ProA. Murphy's overall stats this season are: 9.2ppg, 3.6rpg, 1.6apg, 2FGP: 53.7%, 3FGP: 37.2% and FT: 86.4%. He is a naturalized American. Despite Murphy played previously for the USA U18 national team, he is currently a member of the Finnish senior national team. Strangely Murphy has never played in Finland.

Petteri Koponen
Petteri Koponen
   #3. The Finnish player who performed third best last week abroad was an international point guard Petteri Koponen (194-88, currently plays in Spain). He contributed to a 3-point FC Barcelona's victory against the 15th-ranked UCAM Murcia (7-15) 73-70 in the Spanish Liga Endesa on Sunday night. Koponen scored 8 points and added 8 assists in 26 minutes. FC Barcelona Lassa (15-6) is placed fourth in the Liga Endesa. This year Koponen's overall stats are: 9.1ppg, 2.5rpg, 2.5apg, 3FGP: 30.6% and FT: 96.9%(31-32) in 17 games. Ex-Honka Espoo Playboys player is also a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Emir Sulejmanovic
Emir Sulejmanovic
   #4. Power forward Emir Sulejmanovic (204-95, currently plays in ABA League) was not able to help Cibona (11-14) in their last game on Wednesday. Despite his good performance Cibona was edged 85-84 on the road by the one of league's weakest teams KK_Zadar (#13). Sulejmanovic scored 12 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. His team will play only one more game in the ABA League Regular Season. And that game will be critical. It's Sulejmanovic's first season with the team. Sulejmanovic's total stats this year are: 7.2ppg and 4.0rpg. He has a dual citizenship: Bosnia and Herzegovina and Finnish. Sulejmanovic used to play for the Finnish national team back in 2013.

Roope Ahonen
Roope Ahonen
   #5. International guard Roope Ahonen (186-90, agency: Octagon Europe, currently plays in Greece) contributed to a 1-point Kolossos HH's victory against the league outsider Doxa Lefkadas (3-17) 62-61 in the Greek A1 last Saturday. He scored 6 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 21 minutes. Kolossos H Hotels (11-9) is placed sixth in the A1. This year Ahonen's total stats are: 7.4ppg, 2.0rpg and 2.3apg in 20 games. He plays currently for the Finnish national team.

Alexander Madsen
Alexander Madsen
   #6. Power forward Alexander Madsen (207-95, currently plays in Czech Republic) was the major contributor in an USK Praha's victory against the third-ranked BK Decin (16-11) 69-61 in the Czech Republic NBL on Saturday night. Madsen recorded 12 points, 4 rebounds and 4 blocks. It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group Places 1-6. USK Praha (22-0) is placed first. So far his team won all twenty two games in the Second Stage. Madsen has relatively good stats this season: 11.3ppg, 5.8rpg, 1.7apg and 1.5bpg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Finnish National Team roster.

Antti Kanervo
Antti Kanervo
   #7. International shooting guard Antti Kanervo (192-89, agency: Blacktop Management, currently plays in France) was not able to secure a victory for Chorale de Roanne (9-12) in their game against JL Bourg (15-6) in the French ProB (second division), despite his very good performance in Friday night's game. Kanervo scored 13 points (was perfect 5-for-5 from the free throw line) in 27 minutes. But Chorale de Roanne lost 70-76 in Bourg to the leading JL Bourg. It was Chorale de Roanne's third consecutive loss in a row. Kanervo has averaged so far 9.5ppg, 1.3rpg and 1.5apg in 20 games. He is also Finnish national team player.

Shawn Huff
Shawn Huff
   #8. An experienced small forward Shawn Huff (198-84, college: Valparaiso, currently plays in Germany) couldn't help Deutsche Bank Skyliners (9-14) in their game against EnBW Ludwigsburg (11-12) in the German BBL. Huff scored 7 points. Deutsche Bank Skyliners was edged 70-68 in Ludwigsburg by the higher-ranked EnBW (#8). Huff has averaged so far 10.0ppg and 2.8rpg. He plays currently for the Finnish national team.

Lauri Markkanen
Lauri Markkanen
   #9. International power forward Lauri Markkanen (213-97, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to Arizona's victory against the Arizona State University (9-9) 73-60 in the NCAA on Saturday night. Markkanen recorded 10 points, 9 rebounds and 3 blocks in 23 minutes. The University of Arizona has a very solid 11-1 conference record this season. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. The Regular Season already ended in the NCAA. Markkanen has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 15.3ppg and 7.4rpg in 30 games. Markkanen is also in the roster of the Finnish national team.

Julius Rajala
Julius Rajala
   #10. Forward Julius Rajala (206-94, currently plays in NCAA2) couldn't help the University of Southern Indiana (15-3) in their game against the Truman State University (12-3) in the NCAA2. Despite his very good performance in Thursday night's game He scored 20 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Rajala's team will play only one more game in the NCAA2 Regular Season. And now that game is very crucial. Rajala has averaged so far 9.4ppg and 4.1rpg. He is a former university international player as two years ago he still played for the Finnish national team.

   #11. International point guard Jamar Wilson (185-84, college: Albany, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Movil Estudiantes in their game against Joventut in the Spanish Liga Endesa. Wilson cannot count Sunday's game as one of the best ones. He scored only 3 points in 13 minutes. His team lost 71-77. Wilson has averaged so far 8.3ppg, 1.1rpg and 1.5apg in 20 games. He is a naturalized American. Wilson plays currently for the Finnish national team. He used to play for Honka Espoo Playboys in Finnish league.

   #12. International power forward Tuukka Kotti (205-81, college: Providence, currently plays in Germany) managed to help Crailsheim Merlins to win against one of league's weakest teams ETB Wohnbau crushing them 93-72 in the German ProA (second division) on Saturday night. Kotti scored only 4 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and made 2 blocks. Kotti has averaged so far 9.5ppg, 6.0rpg and 1.8apg. He is also in the roster of the Finnish national team.

   #13. International forward Alex Murphy (206-93, currently studies in the States) couldn't help the Northeastern in their game against the Towson University in the NCAA. Murphy recorded 8 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 25 minutes. His team was crushed by 28 points 82-54. This year Murphy has relatively solid stats: 14.0ppg, 5.8rpg and 1.8apg in 29 games. He is a naturalized American. Murphy is also Finnish national team player. Apparently he has never played in Finland.

   #14. Former international point guard Harold Fiifi Aidoo (187-96, is currently at the American university) contributed to a Grand Canyon's surprising victory against the Cal State - Bakersfield 58-52 in the NCAA last Saturday. Aidoo recorded 6 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Aidoo has averaged so far 4.6ppg and 2.1rpg. He used to play for the Finnish national team back in 2015.

   #15. International forward Matti Nuutinen (202-90, also represented by Blacktop Management, currently plays in France) is a teammate of previously mentioned Antti Kanervo. But that was another game of his team in French ProB which we would like to mention. Nuutinen couldn't help Chorale de Roanne in their game against Charleville-Mezieres. He cannot count Tuesday's game as one of the best ones. Nuutinen scored only 2 points in 23 minutes. His team was crushed by 26 points 96-70. Nuutinen has averaged so far 7.0ppg and 2.6rpg in 21 games. He is also in the roster of the Finnish national team.


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

   #1. Remu Raitenan (206-F, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA could not help the USF (7-7) to beat the Santa Clara University (6-8). Raitenan recorded only 4 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. The USF was defeated 76-69 at home by the University. The Regular Season already ended in the NCAA. Raitenan has averaged so far 4.6ppg and 3.6rpg.   




Austin
Hollins
Korisliiga Round 38: Joensuun Kataja loses to Kauhajoen Karhu - 17 hours ago
There will be only one (last) round of the Regular Season in Korisliiga. The most important game in the last round took place in Joensuu between third ranked Joensuun Kataja (24-10) and fourth ranked Kauhajoen Karhu (21-14) on Friday night. Joensuun Kataja was defeated by Kauhajoen Karhu at home 78-89. The game was mostly controlled by Kauhajoen Karhu. Joensuun Kataja managed to win third quarter 24-21. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Kauhajoen Karhu...   [read more]

Pyry
Rainamaa
PuHu Juniorit claim Division B title - 3 days ago
PuHu Juniorit - TuNMKY 82-74 PuHu Juniorit outgunned TuNMKY and clinched Division B title. TuNMKY trailed by 14 points after 3 quarters before a 24-18 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 74-82 at the end of the game. The best player for the winners was guard Pyry Rainamaa (194-90) who had a double-double by scoring 14 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists. Guard Eero Sahlberg (188-90) chipped in 21 points. PuHu Juniorit's coach Kristian Palotie used entire bench which allowed the star...   [read more]

Raheem
Appleby
Raheem Appleby claims Finnish Korisliiga weekly honour - 3 days ago
American Raheem Appleby (190-G-93) put on an amazing game in the last round for Kouvot and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 37. The 23-year old guard had the game-high 22 points adding six rebounds and four assists for Kouvot in his team's victory, helping them to beat Kauhajoki (#4, 20-14) 96-91. Kouvot is placed at 6th position in Finnish Korisliiga. Kouvot is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the...   [read more]


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Korisliiga Round 37: Joensuun Kataja beat Helsinki Seagulls in the most crucial game of the week - 4 days ago  
Petteri Koponen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 5 days ago  
1st Division Round 2 of Finals. Second straight win for PuHu Juniorit - 5 days ago  
1st Division Round 1 of Finals. PuHu beat TuNMKY - 7 days ago  
1st Division Round 23: Leader Lahti loses to Forssan Koripojat - 7 days ago  
Finnish Korisliiga round 36 best performance: Carl Lindbom - 7 days ago  
Korisliiga Round 36: Salon Vilpas keep a leadership position - 8 days ago  
1st Division Round 4 of Semi-Finals. TuNMKY advance into Finals - 12 days ago  
Finnish 1st Division round 22 best performance: Omar Calhoun - 13 days ago  
1st Division Round 22: #1 Lahti are defeated by HBA-Marsky - 14 days ago  
Bryant's 27 points and 6 rebounds give him Player of the Week award - 14 days ago  
Korisliiga Round 35: Helsinki Seagulls beat Lapuan Korikobrat by two after a very close game - 15 days ago  
Enosis ink Maurice Pearson, ex Salon Vilpas - 17 days ago  
Ville Kaunisto extend deal with Kouvot - 17 days ago  
Sasu Salin selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 19 days ago  
Sandberg's double-double lands him 1st Division Player of the Week award - 19 days ago  
1st Division Round 21: ToPo defeat group leader Lahti - 20 days ago  
Rion Brown claims Finnish Korisliiga weekly honour - 20 days ago  
Korisliiga Round 34: Leader Helsinki Seagulls lose to Kouvot - 21 days ago  
Finnish Korisliiga round 33 best performance: Raymond Cowels III - 24 days ago  
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