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Korisliiga Standings
 1. Helsinki Seagulls 4-1 
 2. Kouvot 4-1 
 3. BC Nokia 3-1 
 4. Salon Vilpas 3-3 
 5. Kataja Basket 2-1 
 6. Pyrinto 2-2 
 7. Kauhajoki 2-3 
 8. Lapua 1-2 
 9. Espoo United 1-3 
 10. Korihait 1-3 
 11. KTP Basket 1-4 
Full Standings
1st Standings
Division A
 1. TuNMKY 4-0 
 2. HBA-Marsky 3-0 
 3. ToPo 3-0 
 4. Ura Basket 2-0 
 5. FoKoPo 2-1 
 6. Jyvaskyla BA 1-2 
 7. Korikouvot 1-2 
 8. Porvoon Tarmo 1-2 
 9. Oulun NMKY 1-3 
 10. Pyrinto II 0-2 
 11. Jarvenpaa 0-3 
 12. Lahti 0-3 
Division B
 1. Bisons Loimaa 3-0 
 2. MuKi 3-0 
 3. Karkkila 2-0 
 4. HNMKY U23 2-1 
 5. JyWe 2-1 
 6. Huima 1-1 
 7. Raholan Pyrkiva 1-2 
 8. PeU-Basket 1-2 
 9. Espoo Basket 1-2 
 10. PuHu Juniorit 1-2 
 11. Aalto-Basket 0-3 
 12. HyPo 0-3 
Full Standings
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Enisey 1-0 
 2 Monaco 1-0 
 3 Pinar Karsiyaka 1-0 
 4 UCAM Murcia 1-0 
 5 Banco di Srd 0-1 
 6 EWE Baskets 0-1 
 7 Hapoel Holon 0-1 
 8 Juventus 0-1 
Group B
 1 Gaziantep 1-0 
 2 Ludwigsburg 1-0 
 3 Neptunas 1-0 
 4 Ventspils 1-0 
 5 Betaland Cdo 0-1 
 6 Chalon 0-1 
 7 Iberostar Tener. 0-1 
 8 PAOK 0-1 
Group C
 1 Bayreuth 1-0 
 2 Estudiantes 1-0 
 3 Strasbourg 1-0 
 4 Umana VE 1-0 
 5 AEK 0-1 
 6 Banvit BK 0-1 
 7 Olimpija 0-1 
 8 Rosa 0-1 
Group D
 1 Aris 1-0 
 2 Nanterre 1-0 
 3 Oostende 1-0 
 4 Scandone AV 1-0 
 5 Besiktas 0-1 
 6 CEZ Nymburk 0-1 
 7 Stelmet 0-1 
 8 Telekom Bsk 0-1 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
  Espoo U.
  Avg: 24.5
 1. Calhoun, Espoo U.24.5 
 2. Creek, Lapua22.7 
 3. Asbury, Pyrinto19.8 
 4. Saunders, Kataja B.18.0 
 5. Allen, Kauhajoki18.0 
 6. Sinclair, Kouvot17.4 
 7. Seppala, Kataja B.17.3 
 8. Pitts, Kataja B.17.0 
 9. Jones, Salon Vilpas16.8 
 10. Council, BC Nokia16.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Thomas GIPSON
  Avg: 11.8
 1. Gipson, Kouvot11.8 
 2. Kaunisto, Kouvot10.6 
 3. Jones, Salon Vilpas9.7 
 4. Saunders, Kataja B.8.7 
 5. Simms, KTP Basket8.2 
 6. Kotti, Helsinki.8.2 
 7. Whitfield, Kauhajoki7.8 
 8. Pressley, Espoo U.7.7 
 9. Jennings, Lapua7.7 
 10. Pattillo, Korihait7.5 
Assists Per Game
  Salon V.
  Avg: 7.6
 1. Rannikko, Salon V.7.6 
 2. Pitts, Kataja B.6.3 
 3. Council, BC Nokia5.5 
 4. Woodhouse, Lapua5.0 
 5. Hirvonen, Kouvot5.0 
 6. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki4.8 
 7. Lehto, Pyrinto4.3 
 8. Seppala, Kataja B.4.3 
 9. Jackson, Helsinki.4.2 
 10. Lehtoranta, Kauha.3.8 
Steals Per Game
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki2.4 
 2. Saunders, Kataja B.2.3 
 3. Pattillo, Korihait2.3 
 4. Haanpaa, Espoo U.2.0 
 5. Asbury, Pyrinto1.8 
 6. Edwin, Kauhajoki1.8 
 7. Jennings, Lapua1.7 
 8. Kotti, Helsinki.1.6 
 9. Jarvi, Espoo United1.5 
 10. Gilbert, BC Nokia1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Terrence JENNINGS
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Jennings, Lapua3.3 
 2. Deng, Korihait2.3 
 3. Pressley, Espoo U.2.0 
 4. Jones, Salon Vilpas1.7 
 5. Hammonds, BC Nokia1.3 
 6. Simms, KTP Basket1.2 
 7. Gilbert, BC Nokia1.0 
 8. Caven, Pyrinto0.8 
 9. Moten, Espoo U.0.8 
 10. Heinonen, Helsinki.0.8 

Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Regular Season)

BC Nokia 51% Oct.18 Kouvot
Salon Vilpas 77% Oct.18 Espoo United
Lapua 73% Oct.18 Korihait
Helsinki Sea 64% Oct.18 Pyrinto
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

Group A
Jyvaskyla B 57% Oct.22 Korikouvot
ToPo 88% Oct.22 Oulun NMKY
FoKoPo 95% Oct.22 Jarvenpaa
Porvoon Tarm Oct.22 TuNMKY 88%
Ura Basket 52% Oct.19 HBA-Marsky
Pyrinto II 58% Oct.19 Lahti
Group B
MuKi 72% Oct.22 JyWe
HNMKY U23 82% Oct.22 PuHu Juniori
PeU-Basket Oct.22 Bisons Loima 90%
Espoo Bsk 50% Oct.22 Huima
Karkkila 83% Oct.22 Raholan Pyrk
Aalto-Bsk 57% Oct.21 HyPo
Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (Regular Season)

Group A
Banco di Srd 59% Oct.18 Telekom Bsk
Enisey 57% Oct.18 UCAM Murcia
Pinar Karsiy 95% Oct.17 Juventus
Hap.Holon Oct.17 Monaco 95%
Group B
Neptunas 57% Oct.18 Ventspils
PAOK Oct.18 Gaziantep 96%
Iberostar Te Oct.17 Ludwigsburg 95%
Chalon 57% Oct.17 Betaland Cdo
Group C
Banvit BK 57% Oct.18 Olimpija
Bayreuth 57% Oct.18 Strasbourg
Estudian. 95% Oct.18 Rosa
Umana VE 95% Oct.17 AEK
Group D
Nanterre 57% Oct.18 Scandone AV
Oostende 95% Oct.17 Besiktas
CEZ Nymburk Oct.17 Aris 95%
Stelmet 57% Oct.17 Telekom Bsk
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.   

Salon Vilpas sign Johnathan Jordan - 10 hours ago
Salon Vilpas Vikings (Korisliiga) signed 25-year old American point guard Johnathan Jordan (178-82kg-92, college: Texas A&M-CC). He played last season at Raptors 905 Missisauga (NBA G League) in the U.S. In 47 games he had 6.5ppg, 2.6rpg, 3.5apg and 1.0spg. He won D-League championship title. The previous (15-16) season Jordan played at another team Erie Bay Hawks in U.S. NBA-G-League where in 10 games he recorded 8.3ppg, 2.0rpg, 3.3apg and 1.1spg. A very impressive season as he was invit...   [read more]

Glenn Stokes
JyWe inks Glenn Stokes, ex Barreteros - 2 days ago
Jyvaskylan Weikot (1st Division) signed experienced 41-year old American point guard Glenn Stokes (170-76, college: American). He played most recently at Barreteros in Mexican LNBP, but left the team in Dec.'16. In 15 games he had 5.3ppg, 2.0rpg and 2.7apg last season. Stokes' team made it to the LNBP Semifinals. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others he was voted Mexican LNBP All-Imports Team in 2015. Stokes is quite experienced player. He has pla...   [read more]

Petteri Koponen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 5 days ago
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Finns who are currently playing abroad. This week's number one is an international shooting guard Petteri Koponen (194-88). He contributed to FC Barcelona's victory against the 14th-ranked Joventut in the Spanish Liga Endesa in Thursday night's game.    [read more]

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