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Korisliiga Standings
 1. Salon Vilpas 28-8 
 2. Kataja Basket 25-11 
 3. Helsinki Seagulls 25-11 
 4. Kauhajoki 21-15 
 5. Lapua 17-19 
 6. Kouvot 16-20 
 7. BC Nokia 16-20 
 8. Pyrinto 14-22 
 9. KTP Basket 13-23 
 10. Korihait 5-31 
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 
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 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Antwan SCOTT
  KTP Basket
  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
  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
  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
  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
  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 
Finnish men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
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Korisliiga Round 3 of Quarter-Finals. Salon Vilpas are the first semifinalists - Apr 8, 2017

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Salon Vilpas - Pyrinto 94-85

Salon Vilpas topped Pyrinto to sweep the quarterfinal series. Tampereen Pyrinto was trailing by 2 points at halftime but managed to get 1-point lead after three quarters before a 26-16 charge of Salon Vilpas, which allowed them to win the game. The best player for the winners was American forward Al'Lonzo Coleman (201-89, college: Presbyterian) who had a double-double by scoring 19 points and 10 rebounds. International Mikko Koivisto (194-87, college: NC-Greensboro, agency: Blacktop Management) chipped in 18 points. At the other side the best for losing team was American forward JNathan Bullock (196-87, college: Cleveland St.) who recorded a double-double by scoring 14 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists and the former international point guard Antero Lehto (185-84) added 16 points and 5 assists respectively. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures.
Top scorers:
Pyrinto: A.Lehto 16+3reb+5ast, J.Caven 15+4reb+1ast, J.Bullock 14+10reb+4ast, K.Lewis 12+1reb+2ast, T.Palmi 11+1reb, R.Minard 10+8reb+2ast
Salon Vilpas: A.Coleman 19+10reb+3ast, M.Koivisto 18+3reb+3ast, J.Staten 13+1reb+6ast, O.Jarvi 13+4reb+1ast, B.Edwards 12+9reb, M.Pounds 8+1reb+3ast
gschID: 543199

Kataja Basket - BC Nokia 80-61

Kataja overcame BC Nokia to take 2-1 lead. It looked good early as BC Nokia took a 1-point small lead at the end of first quarter. But then Joensuun Kataja had a 23-13 second period charge getting the lead and BC Nokia was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 61-80. Joensuun Kataja forced 22 BC Nokia turnovers. It was a good game for American Rion Brown (198-91, college: Miami, FL) who led his team to a victory with 21 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. His fellow American import point guard Darryl Bryant (185-90, college: W.Virginia) contributed with 19 points for the winners. American guard Javier Duren (193-93, college: Yale) answered with 19 points and forward Eldar Skamo (198-86) added 8 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists in the effort for BC Nokia.
Top scorers:
BC Nokia: J.Duren 19+4reb+2ast, P.Dia 13+3reb+3ast, I.Wilkerson 11+3reb+1ast, E.Skamo 8+6reb+5ast, N.Mattila 4+2reb+2ast, H.Hirvikoski 3+5reb
Kataja Basket: R.Brown 21+8reb+4ast, D.Bryant 19+3reb+3ast, K.Bristol 10+9reb, J.Bradley 9, I.Seppala 8+1reb+2ast, V.Makalainen 6+4reb+2ast
gschID: 543200

Helsinki Seagulls - Kouvot 99-94

Helsinki outgunned Kouvot to secure 2-1 advantage. The hosts were already 15 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 42-32 Kouvot's run in the last quarter cut the lead to 99-94 at the end of the game. Helsinki Seagulls dominated down low during the game scoring 66 of its points in the paint compared to Kouvot's 36 and made 21-of-27 charity shots (77.8 percent) during the game. Helsinki Seagulls players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. Kouvot was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a good game for the former international point guard Antto Nikkarinen (185-91, agency: Blacktop Management) who led his team to a victory with 19 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists. American guard Jason Conley (196-81, college: Missouri, agency: Blacktop Management) contributed with 14 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. Conley is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. American guard Michael Cuffee (195-83, college: Middle Tenn.St.) answered with a double-double by scoring 26 points and 12 rebounds and the other American import guard James Sinclair (190-93, college: W.Carolina) added 18 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Kouvot. Five Helsinki Seagulls and four Kouvot players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game.
Top scorers:
Kouvot: M.Cuffee 26+12reb+1ast, J.Sinclair 18+6reb+3ast, R.Buckles 18+6reb, O.Heinonen 17+1reb+1ast, T.Hirvonen 6+4reb+6ast, A.Saarijarvi 5+6reb+2ast
Helsinki Seagulls: A.Nikkarinen 19+6reb+9ast, D.Upson 15+1reb, J.Conley 14+5reb+3ast, G.Lee 14+4reb+1ast, R.Abell 12+1ast, C.Lindbom 10+7reb+1ast
gschID: 543201

Kauhajoki - Lapua 71-78

Lapua opened win count in the quarterfinal series against Kauhajoki. Kauhajoen Karhu was ahead by 4 points at the halftime before a 49-38 second half run of Lapuan Korikobrat. The game was dominated by American players. It was a good game for forward Dom Morris (201-90, college: Boston U.) who led his team to a victory with 20 points and 6 rebounds. Guard Jamal Jones (203-93, college: Texas A&M) contributed with 17 points for the winners. Four Lapuan Korikobrat players scored in double figures. Forward Devonne Giles (203-83, college: Texas Tech) answered with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 10 rebounds and forward DeVaughn Washington (202-89, college: Ohio, agency: Mansfield and Associates) added 14 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Kauhajoen Karhu.
Top scorers:
Kauhajoki: D.Washington 14+7reb+1ast, S.Vanttaja 13+4reb, D.Giles 11+10reb+3ast, B.Sarcevic 9+1reb+6ast, J.Lehtoranta 8+5reb+1ast, A.Hollins 7+4reb
Lapua: D.Morris 20+6reb+2ast, J.Jones 17+4reb+3ast, M.Edwards 11+2reb+4ast, L.Kinnard 10+7reb+1ast, M.Van Andringa 9, D.Williams 7+7reb+2ast
gschID: 543202


Nikkarinen All-Finnish Korisliiga Awards 2017 - 4 days ago All-Finnish Korisliiga 1st Team 2017
Antto Nikkarinen
Teemu Rannikko
Juwan Staten
Austin Hollins
Kervin Bristol
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Erik Murphy
Erik Murphy selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 10 days ago
Here is the weekly review of the top performing Finnish players, who play currently abroad. This week's number one is an international power forward Erik Murphy (208-90, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management). He led Strasbourg IG to a victory over the closely-ranked Le Portel in the French ProA in Saturday night's game.    [read more]

Kataja Basket celebrate Korisliiga title - 13 days ago
Kataja Basket - Salon Vilpas 94-65 Kataja Basket celebrated the Korisliiga title. They overcame Salon Vilpas in Game 6 to capture the trophy. Joensuun Kataja led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Joensuun Kataja dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Salon Vilpas' 26. They outrebounded Salon Vilpas 45-26 including a 14-3 advantage in offensive rebounds. Joensuun Kataja looked well-organiz...   [read more]

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Korisliiga Round 3 of Finals. Salon Vilpas post first victory - 20 days ago  
Korisliiga Round 2 of Finals. Kataja register second straight win - 22 days ago  
Sasu Salin selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 24 days ago  
Korisliiga Round 1 of Finals. Kataja open win count - 24 days ago  
Bruce Reed (ex FoKoPo) is a newcomer at Cochabamba - 26 days ago  
Korisliiga Round 7 of Semi-Finals. Salon Vilpas enter Finals - 28 days ago  
Korisliiga Round 6 of Semi-Finals. Kauhajoki force decider versus Salon Vilpas - 30 days ago  
Petteri Koponen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 1 month ago  
Korisliiga Round 5 of Semi-Finals. Kataja reach Finals - 1 month ago  
Korisliiga Round 4 of Semi-Finals. Kataja Basket and Kauhaojoki post wins - 1 month ago  
Aris tab Antwan Scott, ex KTP Basket - 1 month ago  
Review of Korisliiga Round 3 of Semi-Finals - 1 month ago  
Shawn Huff selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 1 month ago  
Korisliiga Round 2 of Semi-Finals. Victories for Helsinki Seagulls and Kauhajoki - 1 month ago  
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Sinclair comes back to Monthey, ex Kouvot - 1 month ago All-Finnish 1st Division A Awards 2017 - 1 month ago  
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