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Korisliiga Standings
 1. BC Nokia 0-0 
 2. Espoo United 0-0 
 3. Helsinki Seagulls 0-0 
 4. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 5. Kauhajoki 0-0 
 6. Korihait 0-0 
 7. Kouvot 0-0 
 8. KTP Basket 0-0 
 9. Lapua 0-0 
 10. Pyrinto 0-0 
 11. Salon Vilpas 0-0 
Last:7/9/2017
1st Division Standings
Division A
 1. FoKoPo 0-0 
 2. HBA-Marsky 0-0 
 3. Jarvenpaa 0-0 
 4. Jyvaskyla BA 0-0 
 5. Korikouvot 0-0 
 6. Lahti 0-0 
 7. Oulun NMKY 0-0 
 8. Porvoon Tarmo 0-0 
 9. Pyrinto II 0-0 
 10. ToPo 0-0 
 11. TuNMKY 0-0 
 12. Ura Basket 0-0 
Division B
 1. Bisons Loimaa 0-0 
 2. Espoo Basket 0-0 
 3. HNMKY U23 0-0 
 4. Huima 0-0 
 5. HyPo 0-0 
 6. JyWe 0-0 
 7. Karkkila 0-0 
 8. Munkkiniemen 0-0 
 9. PeU-Basket 0-0 
 10. PuHu Juniorit 0-0 
 11. PUS-Basket 0-0 
 12. Raholan Pyrkiva 0-0 
Last:7/9/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4. Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5. Monaco 0-0 
 6. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1. Chalon 0-0 
 2. Gaziantep 0-0 
 3. Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4. Neptunas 0-0 
 5. PAOK 0-0 
 6. Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Banvit BK 0-0 
 3. Bayreuth 0-0 
 4. Strasbourg 0-0 
 5. Umana VE 0-0 
 6. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1. Aris 0-0 
 2. Besiktas 0-0 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Scandone AV 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Last:7/12/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Antwan SCOTT
  KTP Basket
  (188-G-92)
  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
  Korihait
  (201-F/C-87)
  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
 Antto NIKKARINEN
  Helsinki.
  (185-PG-91)
  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
  (196-SF-85)
  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
  (201-F/C-82)
  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 

First Round Schedule
Din.Tbilisi 50% Sep.19 Joventut
Keravnos 50% Sep.19 Avtodor
Bosna-Royal 50% Sep.19 Ludwigsburg
Karpos Sokol 50% Sep.19 TLU/Kalev
Groningen 50% Sep.19 Vytautas
Sigal Prisht 50% Sep.19 Tsmoki-Minsk
Kapfenberg 50% Sep.19 Benfica
BC Lulea 50% Sep.19 Antwerp
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Shawn Huff selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Apr 19, 2017


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


Shawn Huff
Shawn Huff
   #1. This week's number one is an experienced international small forward Shawn Huff (198-84, college: Valparaiso, currently plays in Germany). He led Deutsche Bank Skyliners to a victory over the closely-ranked Science City Jena (10-18) 69-61 in the German BBL in Monday night's game. Huff was MVP of the game. He recorded 16 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 26 minutes on the court. Fraport Skyliners Frankfurt (13-17) is placed tenth in the BBL. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Huff has relatively good stats this year: 11.2ppg, 3.0rpg, 2FGP: 60.5%(23-38), 3FGP: 40.8% and FT: 73.9% in 11 games he played so far. He 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 Spain). Koponen could not help FC Barcelona (18-9) to beat Valencia Basket (20-7). He scored 5 points and added 3 assists. FC Barcelona was badly defeated 76-59 on the road by the second-ranked Valencia Basket. This season Koponen averages: 8.9ppg, 2.3rpg, 2.3apg, 2FGP: 52.3%, 3FGP: 34.2% and FT: 90.9%(40-44). Ex-Honka Espoo Playboys player is in the roster of the Finnish senior national team.

Roope Ahonen
Roope Ahonen
   #3. The Finnish player who performed third best last week abroad was an international guard Roope Ahonen (186-90, agency: Octagon Europe, currently plays in Greece). He contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Aiolos Trikallon (10-16) crushing them 73-53 in the Greek A1 on Thursday night. Ahonen scored 10 points and had 3 steals in 24 minutes. Kolossos H Hotels (13-13) is placed seventh in the A1. They ended the series of three consecutive loses. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. This year Ahonen's overall stats are: 7.3ppg, 1.8rpg, 2.1apg, 2FGP: 59.5%(22-37), 3FGP: 38.8% and FT: 75.8% in 26 games. Ex-ToPo Helsinki player is also a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Sasu Salin
Sasu Salin
   #4. Guard Sasu Salin (191-91, currently plays in Spain) was not able to help Gran Canaria in their game against Baskonia (19-8) in the Spanish Liga Endesa. He scored 5 points. Gran Canaria was defeated 95-90 in Vitoria by the higher-ranked Baskonia (#4). There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be important. Salin's total stats this season are: 6.8ppg and 2.1rpg. He is also Finnish national team player.

Alexander Madsen
Alexander Madsen
   #5. International power forward Alexander Madsen (207-95, currently plays in Czech Republic) was not able to secure a victory for USK Praha (16-15) in their last game. Despite Madsen's very good performance the fourth-placed USK Praha (16-15) lost 57-72 in Opava to the lower-ranked (#5) BK Opava in the Places 1-6 group. He was the top scorer with 15 points. Madsen also added 6 rebounds in 26 minutes. It was USK Praha's third consecutive loss in a row. This year Madsen has relatively solid stats: 10.5ppg, 5.6rpg, 1.9apg and 1.4bpg in 34 games. He plays currently for the Finnish national team.

Erik Murphy
Erik Murphy
   #6. Power forward Erik Murphy (208-90, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management, college: Florida, currently plays in France) managed to help Strasbourg IG to win against the 14th-ranked Cholet Basket (10-18) 85-68 in the French ProA on Saturday night. Murphy recorded only 4 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Strasbourg IG (19-9) is placed fourth in the ProA. It was his team's ninth consecutive victory in a row. It's Murphy's first season with the team. His total stats this year are: 8.6ppg, 3.3rpg and 1.3apg. Murphy is a naturalized American. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Finnish National Team roster. Strangely Murphy has never played in Finland.

Antti Kanervo
Antti Kanervo
   #7. International shooting guard Antti Kanervo (192-89, agency: Blacktop Management, currently plays in France) was the main contributor in a Chorale de Roanne's victory against the closely-ranked SO Maritime Boulogne (10-18) 86-73 in the French ProB (second division) in Saturday night's game. He was the best player in that game. Kanervo recorded 16 points and added 3 passes in 31 minutes. Chorale de Roanne Basket (12-15) is placed 13th in the ProB. This year Kanervo's total stats are: 9.4ppg, 1.3rpg and 1.5apg in 26 games. He is also Finnish national team player.

Matti Nuutinen
Matti Nuutinen
   #8. Forward Matti Nuutinen (202-90, also represented by Blacktop Management, currently plays in France) is a teammate of previously mentioned Antti Kanervo and both played together in the last French ProB game. Nuutinen contributed to a Chorale de Roanne's victory against the closely-ranked SO Maritime Boulogne (10-18) 86-73. He recorded 12 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Nuutinen has averaged so far 6.8ppg and 2.7rpg. He plays currently for the Finnish national team.

Tuukka Kotti
Tuukka Kotti
   #9. International power forward Tuukka Kotti (205-81, college: Providence, currently plays in Germany) was the major contributor in a Crailsheim Merlins' victory against the seventh-ranked Oettinger Rockets Gotha (16-14) 100-89 in the German ProA (second division) on Wednesday night. Kotti scored 17 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in a mere 16 minutes. Crailsheim Merlins (25-5) is placed second in the ProA. It was his team's ninth consecutive victory in a row. Kotti has averaged so far 9.6ppg, 5.9rpg and 1.6apg in 28 games. He is also in the roster of the Finnish national team.

Jamar Wilson
Jamar Wilson
   #10. Point guard Jamar Wilson (185-84, college: Albany, currently plays in Spain) helped Movil Estudiantes win their game against the league outsider La ICL Manresa (4-23) 95-90 in the Spanish Liga Endesa in Sunday night's game. Wilson scored only 4 points and added 3 assists. Movistar Estudiantesis placed second in the Liga Endesa. Wilson has averaged so far 8.1ppg, 1.2rpg and 1.5apg. He is a naturalized American. Wilson is an international player who is currently on the senior Finnish National Team roster. He used to play for Honka Espoo Playboys in Finnish league.

   #11. International forward Anton Odabasi (206-95, currently plays in Turkey) couldn't help Trabzonspor in their game against Anadolu Efes in the Turkish BSL. Odabasi cannot count Friday's game as one of the best ones. He scored only 3 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 18 minutes. His team was crushed by 23 points 100-77. Odabasi has averaged so far 0.7ppg and 1.4rpg in 14 games. He plays currently for the Finnish national team.   




Jahsha
Bluntt
KTP Basket adds Bluntt to their roster, ex Quimper - 1 day ago
KTP Basket Kotka (Korisliiga) added to their roster 33-year old American guard Jahsha Bluntt (198-100kg-84, college: Delaware State). He played last season at Quimper UJAP in French ProB. In 42 games he recorded 12.3ppg, 3.5rpg and 1.7apg. Bluntt helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league. The previous (15-16) season he played at La Rochelle (NM1) in French league where in 29 games he averaged impressive 15.2ppg, 4.5rpg, 2.0apg and 1.0spg. In 2007 Bluntt was...   [read more]

Alex
Marzette
Kataja Basket adds Marzette to their roster, ex CAB Madeira - 2 days ago
Defending champion Joensuun Kataja Basket (Korisliiga) added to their roster 24-year old American guard Alex Marzette (196-84kg-93, college: Robert Morris, agency: Inception Sports). He played last season at CAB Madeira in Portuguese LPB league. In 33 games he recorded very impressive stats: 16.5ppg, 4.6rpg, 2.5apg and 1.4spg. Marzette helped them to make it to the cup final. A very spectacular season in his career as he was voted to Portuguese LPB All-Star Game and All-Newcomers Team. Hi...   [read more]

Damier Pitts
Damier Pitts (ex Valmiera) signs at Kataja Basket - 2 days ago
Defending champion Joensuun Kataja Basket (Korisliiga) landed 28-year old American point guard Damier Pitts (177-80kg-89, college: Marshall, agency: Inception Sports). He played most recently at Valmiera/ORDO in Latvian LBL league. In 38 games he averaged 14.9ppg, 2.8rpg, 5.7apg and 1.5spg last season. Pitts helped them to make it to the semifinals. It was a very successful season in his career as he was awarded Eurobasket.com All-Latvian League Import Player of the Year, Guard of the Yea...   [read more]


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