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ProA Standings
 1. Monaco 14-2 
 2. Chalon 12-4 
 3. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 11-5 
 4. Nanterre 10-6 
 5. Le Mans 9-7 
 6. Gravelines 9-7 
 7. Paris-Levallois 9-7 
 8. ASVEL 9-7 
 9. Strasbourg 8-8 
 10. Limoges 7-9 
 11. Le Portel 7-9 
 12. Hyeres-Toulon 7-9 
 13. Chalons-Reims 7-9 
 14. Cholet 6-10 
 15. Orleans 6-10 
 16. Dijon 5-11 
 17. Antibes 5-11 
 18. Nancy 3-13 
Full Standings
Last:1/16/2017
ProB Standings
 1. Provence Basket 12-2 
 2. Bourg 10-4 
 3. Charleville 10-4 
 4. Le Havre 9-5 
 5. Nantes 8-6 
 6. Lille 8-6 
 7. Denain 8-6 
 8. Vichy Clermont 7-7 
 9. Blois 6-8 
 10. Roanne 6-8 
 11. Maurienne 6-8 
 12. Poitiers 6-8 
 13. St Quentin 6-8 
 14. Boulazac 6-8 
 15. Evreux 6-8 
 16. Boulogne 4-10 
 17. Rouen 4-10 
 18. St Chamond 4-10 
Full Standings
Last:1/14/2017
NM1 Standings
 1. Souffel 14-4 
 2. Quimper 13-5 
 3. RAC Basket 12-6 
 4. Caen 12-6 
 5. GET Vosges 11-7 
 6. St Vallier 10-8 
 7. Chartres 10-8 
 8. Orchies 10-8 
 9. Lourdes 10-8 
 10. Rennes 9-9 
 11. Angers BC 8-10 
 12. Vitre 8-10 
 13. ALS Basket 8-10 
 14. Lorient 7-11 
 15. Challans 7-11 
 16. Gries/Oberhoffen 6-11 
 17. SAP Vaucluse 6-12 
 18. CFBB 0-17 
Full Standings
Last:1/14/2017
NM2 Standings
Group A
 1. Golfe Juan 10-1 
 2. Bordeaux 8-3 
 3. Gardonne 8-3 
 4. Toulouse 8-3 
 5. Dax-Gamarde 7-4 
 6. Garonne 7-4 
 7. Le Cannet 6-5 
 8. Marmande 6-5 
 9. Toulouges 6-5 
 10. Real Chalossais 5-6 
 11. Marseille 2-9 
 12. Union Venelles 2-9 
 13. Pau Nord-Est 1-10 
 14. Valence 1-10 
Group B
 1. La Charite 10-1 
 2. La Rochelle 10-1 
 3. Brissac-Aubance 8-3 
 4. Cherbourg 8-3 
 5. Cognac 8-3 
 6. Fougeres 6-5 
 7. Pays dOlonnes 6-5 
 8. Pornic 5-6 
 9. Union Tours 5-6 
 10. Gravenchon 3-8 
 11. Reze 3-8 
 12. USV Re Basket 3-8 
 13. Angers EOSL 2-9 
 14. Chateauroux 0-10 
Group C
 1. Cergy-Pontoise 10-1 
 2. Calais 9-2 
 3. Maubeuge 8-3 
 4. Vanves 8-3 
 5. Berck 7-4 
 6. Kaysersberg 7-4 
 7. Tremblay 5-6 
 8. W.O.S.B. 5-6 
 9. Juvisy 4-7 
 10. Tourcoing 4-7 
 11. Bruay 3-8 
 12. Joeuf Homecourt 3-8 
 13. Longwy 2-9 
 14. Metz-Ste Marie 2-9 
Group D
 1. Oullins 9-2 
 2. Cheruy 8-3 
 3. Aubenas 7-4 
 4. Prisse Macon 7-4 
 5. Besancon 6-5 
 6. Ouest Lyonnais 6-5 
 7. Pfastatt 6-5 
 8. Beaujolais 5-6 
 9. Bourg II 5-6 
 10. Montbrison 5-6 
 11. Feurs EF 4-7 
 12. Le Puy 4-7 
 13. Mulhouse 4-7 
 14. Clermont 1-10 
Last:1/10/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 11-2 
 2 Banvit BK 10-3 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 9-4 
 4 Aris 8-5 
 5 Fraport SKY 6-7 
 6 Ironi Nahariya 5-8 
 7 Helios 2-11 
 8 Bakken 1-12 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 9-3 
 2 Umana VE 8-4 
 3 Pinar Karsiyaka 7-5 
 4 Kataja Basket 6-6 
 5 Avtodor 5-7 
 6 Oradea 5-7 
 7 Maccabi Rishon 5-7 
 8 Khimik 3-9 
Group C
 1 ASVEL 10-3 
 2 EWE Baskets 8-4 
 3 Neptunas 8-4 
 4 Ventspils 7-5 
 5 PAOK 6-6 
 6 Usak 4-8 
 7 Openjobmetis V. 3-9 
 8 Rosa Radom 3-10 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 10-3 
 2 Scandone AV 9-4 
 3 Juventus 8-5 
 4 Strasbourg 7-5 
 5 Cibona 5-7 
 6 Oostende 5-8 
 7 Mega Leks 4-9 
 8 Mornar Bar 3-10 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 11-2 
 2 Partizan 8-4 
 3 Ludwigsburg 8-5 
 4 AEK Athens 7-5 
 5 Banco di Srd 6-7 
 6 Spirou 4-8 
 7 Stelmet ZG 4-8 
 8 Szolnok 2-11 
Last:1/17/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group K
 1 Chalon 4-0 
 2 Gaziantep 3-1 
 3 Sodertalje 1-3 
 4 Targu Mures 0-4 
Group L
 1 Antwerp 3-1 
 2 Demir IBB 3-1 
 3 Gravelines 1-3 
 4 Prievidza 1-3 
Group M
 1 Telekom Bsk 3-1 
 2 Vytautas 3-1 
 3 Oberwart 1-3 
 4 Apoel 1-3 
Group N
 1 Kormend 3-1 
 2 Nanterre 3-1 
 3 Tsmoki-Minsk 1-3 
 4 Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-3 
Group O
 1 Alba 3-1 
 2 UBT Cluj Napoca 2-2 
 3 Pau-Lacq-Orthez 2-2 
 4 BK Pardubice 1-3 
Group P
 1 Enisey 3-1 
 2 Lukoil Acad. 3-1 
 3 Groningen 3-2 
 4 Benfica 0-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/17/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Kyle GIBSON
  Gravelines
  (196-G-87)
  Avg: 19.5
 1. Gibson, Gravelines19.5 
 2. Rich, Paris-Levallois17.4 
 3. Clark, Chalon16.3 
 4. Roberson, Chalon16.3 
 5. Smith, Chalons-Reims16.1 
 6. Prepelic, Limoges15.9 
 7. Cobbs, Gravelines15.8 
 8. Sommerville, Orleans15.6 
 9. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.14.9 
 10. Buford, Limoges14.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 8.8
 1. Fall, Chalon8.8 
 2. Poirier, Paris-Le.8.6 
 3. Yeguete, Le Mans8.1 
 4. Blue, Antibes7.5 
 5. Hunt, Nancy7.5 
 6. Labeyrie, Paris-Le.7.5 
 7. Donaldson, Le Po.7.2 
 8. Hassell, Le Portel7.0 
 9. Lessort, Nanterre7.0 
 10. Koffi, Pau-Lacq.6.8 
Assists Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Pau-Lacq.
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 11.3
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.11.3 
 2. Roberson, Chalon7.1 
 3. Hodge, AS.6.6 
 4. Holston, Dijon5.7 
 5. Cobbs, Gravelines5.6 
 6. Vargas, Nancy5.5 
 7. Campbell, Paris-Le.5.2 
 8. Eito, Orleans5.0 
 9. Bost, Monaco4.9 
 10. Nelson, AS.4.6 
Steals Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Pau-Lacq.
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.2.4 
 2. Eito, Orleans2.3 
 3. Wood, Limoges2.1 
 4. Payne, Chalons-.1.9 
 5. Holston, Dijon1.8 
 6. Campbell, Paris-Le.1.6 
 7. Yeguete, Le Mans1.6 
 8. Grant, Dijon1.6 
 9. Gladyr, Monaco1.4 
 10. Pearson, Le Mans1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Fall, Chalon2.8 
 2. Fofana, Monaco1.3 
 3. Jeanne, Nancy1.3 
 4. Uter, AS.1.1 
 5. Poirier, Paris-Le.1.1 
 6. Jaiteh, Strasbourg1.0 
 7. Hassell, Le Portel1.0 
 8. Joseph, Orleans1.0 
 9. Murphy, Strasbourg0.9 
 10. Hunt, Nancy0.9 
Player of the Week

 Walter Hodge
  ASVEL
  (183-PG-)
  

 Zachery Peacock
  Bourg
  (203-C-107)
  

 Fabyon Harris
  Souffel
  (180-PG-81)
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 17 (Regular Season)

Chalon 88% Jan.21 Dijon
Le Mans 54% Jan.21 Gravelines
Limoges Jan.21 Monaco 79%
Nancy Jan.21 Pau-Lacq-Ort 87%
Nanterre 50% Jan.21 Cholet
Orleans Jan.21 ASVEL 54%
Strasbourg 59% Jan.21 Chalons-Reim
Hyeres-Toulo 52% Jan.20 Paris-Levall
Le Portel 72% Jan.20 Antibes
Next Round Schedule

Round 15 (Regular Season)

Boulazac 60% Jan.20 Maurienne
Denain 50% Jan.20 Le Havre
Bourg 85% Jan.20 Boulogne
Lille 59% Jan.20 Blois
Nantes 73% Jan.20 Roanne
Provence Bsk 76% Jan.20 Poitiers
St Quentin Jan.20 Charleville 66%
St Chamond Jan.20 Rouen 56%
Vichy Clermo 72% Jan.20 Evreux
Next Round Schedule

Round 19 (Regular Season)

Chartres 71% Jan.21 ALS Basket
Lorient Jan.21 Quimper 78%
Orchies 52% Jan.21 Challans
St Vallier 59% Jan.21 Vitre
SAP Vauclus 64% Jan.21 Angers BC
Rennes Jan.21 RAC Basket 55%
CFBB Jan.21 GET Vosges 92%
Gries/Oberho Jan.21 Lourdes 60%
Caen 54% Jan.20 Souffel
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Group A
Fraport SKY 59% Jan.25 Ironi Nahari
Helios Jan.25 CEZ Nymburk 87%
Monaco 71% Jan.25 Aris
Bakken Jan.25 Banvit BK 93%
Group B
Avtodor Jan.24 Le Mans 70%
Kataja Bsk Jan.24 Pinar Karsiy 58%
Khimik 50% Jan.24 Macc.Rishon
Umana VE 75% Jan.24 Oradea
Group C
Usak Jan.24 ASVEL 73%
EWE Baskets 82% Jan.24 Openjobmetis
Rosa Radom Jan.24 Neptunas 72%
Ventspils 67% Jan.24 PAOK
Group D
Scandone AV 59% Jan.25 Juventus
Cibona 63% Jan.25 Oostende
Mega Leks Jan.25 Iberostar Te 81%
Mornar Bar Jan.25 Strasbourg 59%
Group E
AEK Athens 75% Jan.25 Stelmet ZG
Banco di Srd Jan.25 Partizan 60%
Spirou 51% Jan.25 Szolnok
Besiktas 74% Jan.25 Ludwigsburg
Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Second Stage)

Group K
Gaziantep 95% Jan.18 Targu Mures
Chalon 91% Jan.18 Sodertalje
Group L
Gravelines Jan.18 Antwerp 80%
Demir IBB 88% Jan.18 Prievidza
Group M
Telekom Bsk 85% Jan.18 Oberwart
Vytautas 78% Jan.18 Apoel
Group N
Nanterre 86% Jan.18 Bnei Hertzel
Tsmoki-Minsk Jan.18 Kormend 85%
Group O
Pau-Lacq-Ort 52% Jan.18 UBT Cluj Na
BK Pardubice Jan.18 Alba 75%
Group P
Lukoil Acad 52% Jan.18 Enisey
Exclusive interview with Jeff Varem - Mar 26, 2012


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Jeff Varem
The American swingman Varem Jeff (198-G/F-83, college: Washington St.) are talking about his experiences in France:

Where do you live now?
I live in Goodyear Arizona

What Basketball team are you playing for now?
Currently, i do not have a team. i decided to take this time off so i can concentrate more on my Sporting Apparel Brand Company (ADZA LLC)

How was your experience with Pau Orthez?
My time with Pau Orthez was great. The environment was more like a family than Business. and that included from the president, team manager, coaches, and players. they took care of their players.

What exactly Happened with Limoges? The club said that it was some administrative Situation that didnt allow the LNB to validate the problem?
I loved the city of Limoges, the fans were great, we had a team that i felt we were going to make the playoffs, but i dont know what exactly was the problem. i was told by the management it was complicated. my Coach went into office and pleaded with management that he made his team around what Jeff brought to the table (offensively and most importantly defensively). Letting Jeff go was going to be hard on him. The management thought otherwise. So we parted ways

What assess do you make from your time with ASVEL ? You were fired because you didn't follow their medical instructions after your knee injury.
First I would like to thank Asvel for giving me the opportunity to play for their organization. i had a minor knee situation and the team doctor asked me to take a cortisone injection along with 5 Hyalurolic acid injections. I agreed to take the Hyalurolic Injections but i was not comfortable with cortisone injection. My decision was based on the fact that cortisone will cause more harm to me in the long run. i asked the management for a second opinion from my french doctor in Pau (Dr Bouvard). well the management did not agree with my opinion. so they said i was in breach of contract and therefore it was terminated.

Have you got any propositions to French team for this saison ?
No, i didnt. before the season started, Miloud was trying to get me with Nanterre but they decided to go with someone else. After Asvel, it has been really hard for me to get a good job in Europe. i had teams say or agents ask me, what happened in Asvel and why are they saying such things about you. even when i started working with Miloud Dihane, he told me, its hard to get you a job here in France. Teams want to know more about you and if you were who your previous team (Asvel) said you were.

Do you like or Dislike France?
I love france, i made alot of friends playing in france. People who i considered good friends. (Xane Dalmeida, Laurent Foirest, Yohane Sangare, Modibo Niakate, Amara Sy, Noah Diakiate, Thierry Rupert, Coach Girard) the list goes on. I also have family in France and whenever i am in Europe. i always stop in France to spent time with friends and family.

Tell me about the Nigerian National Team?
I havent been with my National team since world championship in Japan 2006. but this summer i will be a part of the Nigerian national team that will be playing in the Olympics qualifiers in Venezuela. i think we have a good chance to make it to the Olympics.

After you retire in basketball, What will you do?
I think i can be a great coach. i will like to coach the game of basketball when i retire. (professionally)

Have you a different passion in your life?
I have a Sporting Apparel Company headquartered in America and with branches in Asia, Europe and Africa. This takes all my time when am not playing basketball.

Are you married and do you have kids?
I am currently Engaged and i have a daughter.

Do you speak French?
je comprends toujours le franais mais c'est difficile de parler car chaque fois que je quitte la je n'ai plus personne qui parler alors je perds l'habitude.   




Walter Hodge
Walter Hodge claims French ProA weekly honour - 1 day ago
Experienced U.S. Virgin Islands-Puerto Rican Walter Hodge (183-PG-86) had an amazing evening in the last round for ASVEL and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 16. The 30-year old playmaker got a double-double of 21 points and eleven assists, while his team beat Nancy (#18, 3-13) 84-71. Thanks to this victory ASVEL moved-up to the 8th position in French ProA. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. ASVEL...   [read more]

Bryon Allen
Champions League: Nymburk defeat visiting Monaco - 18 hours ago
Nymburk - Monaco 76:66 Nymburk celebrated the 9th victory in Basketball Champions League Group A. They upended group's leaders Monaco to gain 9-4 record. Five players scored in double digits for the Czech champions. Nymburk rallied to an 18:13 lead at the first break. The hosts maintained the lead throughout the second quarter. The Czech team piled up a 40:29 halftime lead. Monaco however pulled closer in the third term. The French powerhouse narrowed the gap at 2-point mark heading int...   [read more]

Alex Young
ProA Round 16: Chalon/Saor is upset by Chalons-Reims - 2 days ago
The most important game in the last round took place in Reims between second ranked Chalon/Saor (12-4) and twelfth ranked Chalons-Reims (7-9) on Saturday night. Chalon/Saor was defeated by Chalons-Reims in a tough game on the road 69-74. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Chalon/Saor. The hosts trailed by 7 points at the halftime before their 45-33 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this mat...   [read more]


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