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ProA Standings
 1. Monaco 17-2 
 2. Chalon 14-5 
 3. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 14-5 
 4. Nanterre 13-6 
 5. Gravelines 11-8 
 6. Paris-Levallois 11-8 
 7. ASVEL 10-9 
 8. Strasbourg 10-9 
 9. Limoges 9-10 
 10. Hyeres-Toulon 9-10 
 11. Le Mans 9-10 
 12. Le Portel 8-11 
 13. Chalons-Reims 7-12 
 14. Dijon 7-12 
 15. Cholet 6-13 
 16. Antibes 6-13 
 17. Orleans 6-13 
 18. Nancy 4-15 
Full Standings
Last:2/14/2017
ProB Standings
 1. Provence Basket 14-4 
 2. Bourg 13-5 
 3. Charleville 11-7 
 4. Le Havre 10-8 
 5. Nantes 10-8 
 6. Lille 10-8 
 7. Roanne 9-9 
 8. Blois 9-9 
 9. Denain 9-9 
 10. Boulazac 8-10 
 11. Vichy Clermont 8-10 
 12. Poitiers 8-10 
 13. Maurienne 8-10 
 14. St Quentin 8-10 
 15. Evreux 8-10 
 16. Rouen 7-11 
 17. Boulogne 6-12 
 18. St Chamond 6-12 
Full Standings
Last:2/11/2017
NM1 Standings
 1. Caen 18-6 
 2. Quimper 17-7 
 3. Souffel 17-7 
 4. RAC Basket 16-8 
 5. Orchies 15-9 
 6. GET Vosges 14-10 
 7. Lourdes 13-11 
 8. ALS Basket 12-12 
 9. Chartres 11-13 
 10. St Vallier 11-13 
 11. Challans 11-13 
 12. Gries/Oberhoffen 11-13 
 13. Vitre 11-13 
 14. Rennes 10-14 
 15. SAP Vaucluse 10-14 
 16. Angers BC 10-14 
 17. Lorient 9-15 
 18. CFBB 0-24 
Full Standings
Last:2/18/2017
NM2 Standings
Group A
 1. Bordeaux 12-4 
 2. Golfe Juan 12-4 
 3. Toulouse 12-4 
 4. Dax-Gamarde 11-5 
 5. Garonne 11-5 
 6. Gardonne 10-6 
 7. Toulouges 9-7 
 8. Marmande 8-8 
 9. Le Cannet 7-9 
 10. Real Chalossais 7-9 
 11. Marseille 5-11 
 12. Valence 5-11 
 13. Union Venelles 2-14 
 14. Pau Nord-Est 1-15 
Group B
 1. La Charite 14-2 
 2. Brissac-Aubance 13-3 
 3. La Rochelle 13-3 
 4. Cognac 11-5 
 5. Cherbourg 9-7 
 6. Pays dOlonnes 9-7 
 7. Union Tours 9-7 
 8. Fougeres 7-9 
 9. Pornic 7-9 
 10. USV Re Basket 7-9 
 11. Gravenchon 6-10 
 12. Angers EOSL 4-12 
 13. Reze 3-13 
 14. Chateauroux 0-15 
Group C
 1. Cergy-Pontoise 14-2 
 2. Vanves 13-3 
 3. Calais 12-4 
 4. Kaysersberg 12-4 
 5. Berck 11-5 
 6. Maubeuge 9-7 
 7. W.O.S.B. 8-8 
 8. Tremblay 7-9 
 9. Tourcoing 6-10 
 10. Joeuf Homecourt 5-11 
 11. Juvisy 5-11 
 12. Bruay 4-12 
 13. Metz-Ste Marie 4-12 
 14. Longwy 2-14 
Group D
 1. Aubenas 12-4 
 2. Cheruy 12-4 
 3. Oullins 11-5 
 4. Pfastatt 10-6 
 5. Besancon 9-7 
 6. Feurs EF 9-7 
 7. Beaujolais 8-8 
 8. Ouest Lyonnais 8-8 
 9. Prisse Macon 8-8 
 10. Bourg II 7-9 
 11. Montbrison 7-9 
 12. Mulhouse 6-10 
 13. Le Puy 4-12 
 14. Clermont 1-15 
Last:2/14/2017
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
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Kyle GIBSON
  Gravelines
  (196-G-87)
  Avg: 19.1
 1. Gibson, Gravelines19.1 
 2. Clark, Chalon18.2 
 3. Rich, Paris-Levallois17.1 
 4. Prepelic, Limoges16.2 
 5. Cobbs, Gravelines16.2 
 6. Roberson, Chalon15.6 
 7. Smith, Chalons-Reims15.4 
 8. Sommerville, Orleans15.1 
 9. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.14.4 
 10. Warren, Nanterre14.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 8.9
 1. Fall, Chalon8.9 
 2. Poirier, Paris-Le.8.7 
 3. Labeyrie, Paris-Le.7.9 
 4. Hunt, Nancy7.8 
 5. Yeguete, Le Mans7.3 
 6. Donaldson, Le Po.7.3 
 7. Hassell, Le Portel7.2 
 8. Blue, Antibes7.0 
 9. Lessort, Nanterre6.8 
 10. Solomon, Gravelines6.6 
Assists Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Pau-Lacq.
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 11.2
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.11.2 
 2. Roberson, Chalon7.4 
 3. Hodge, AS.6.3 
 4. Holston, Dijon6.1 
 5. Cobbs, Gravelines5.8 
 6. Vargas, Nancy5.5 
 7. Bost, Monaco5.4 
 8. Campbell, Paris-Le.5.1 
 9. Mangin, Le Portel4.2 
 10. Warren, Nanterre4.2 
Steals Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Pau-Lacq.
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.2.5 
 2. Wood, Limoges2.3 
 3. Eito, Orleans1.9 
 4. Payne, Chalons-.1.8 
 5. Holston, Dijon1.7 
 6. Campbell, Paris-Le.1.7 
 7. Grant, Dijon1.6 
 8. Young, Chalons-.1.5 
 9. Yeguete, Le Mans1.5 
 10. Henry, Gravelines1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Fall, Chalon2.6 
 2. Fofana, Monaco1.3 
 3. Uter, AS.1.2 
 4. Hassell, Le Portel1.1 
 5. Joseph, Orleans1.0 
 6. Jaiteh, Strasbourg0.9 
 7. Trasolini, Nancy0.9 
 8. Jeanne, Nancy0.9 
 9. Hunt, Nancy0.9 
 10. Fair, Limoges0.9 
Player of the Week

 Chris Warren
  Nanterre
  ( 178-PG-76-88 )
  

 Joe Burton
  Roanne
  ( 201-F-134-90 )
  

 Karim Gourari
  RAC Basket
  ( 204-F-89 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 20 (Regular Season)

Monaco 86% Feb.25 Le Mans
Cholet Feb.25 Dijon 57%
Limoges 52% Feb.25 Chalon
Nancy Feb.25 Paris-Levall 73%
Nanterre 70% Feb.25 Le Portel
Orleans 57% Feb.25 Antibes
Strasbourg 59% Feb.25 Gravelines
Hyeres-Toulo 71% Feb.24 Chalons-Reim
ASVEL Feb.24 Pau-Lacq-Ort 64%
Next Round Schedule

Round 19 (Regular Season)

Boulazac Feb.24 Roanne 58%
Boulogne Feb.24 Provence Bsk 70%
Charleville Feb.24 Lille 53%
Denain Feb.24 Rouen 55%
Evreux 61% Feb.24 Maurienne
Bourg 69% Feb.24 Nantes
Le Havre 59% Feb.24 St Chamond
St Quentin 59% Feb.24 Blois
Vichy Clermo Feb.24 Poitiers 56%
Next Round Schedule

Round 25 (Regular Season)

Lorient Feb.25 Souffel 71%
St Vallier Feb.25 SAP Vauclus 54%
Challans 52% Feb.25 Lourdes
Gries/Oberho 66% Feb.25 Angers BC
GET Vosges Feb.25 Vitre 54%
Quimper Feb.25 RAC Basket 54%
CFBB Feb.25 ALS Basket 90%
Orchies Feb.25 Caen 55%
Rennes Feb.25 Chartres 58%
Next Round Schedule

Round 1 (1/8 Finals)

Pinar Karsiy Mar.1 Besiktas 55%
Ludwigsburg Mar.1 Neptunas 63%
Banco di Srd 63% Mar.1 Le Mans
Aris Mar.1 ASVEL 62%
Umana VE 51% Mar.1 Scandone AV
EWE Baskets 60% Feb.28 Banvit BK
AEK Athens 57% Feb.28 Monaco
PAOK Feb.28 Iberostar Te 52%
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

Cibona 50% Mar.8 Chalon
Enisey 59% Mar.8 Oostende
Usak Mar.8 Nanterre 96%
Telekom Bsk 99% Mar.8 Ironi Nahari
Tony Parker's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among French playing currently abroad - Feb 27, 2013


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


Tony Parker
Tony Parker
   #1. This week's number one is an international point guard Tony Parker (188-82, currently plays in NBA). He led San Antonio Spurs to a victory over the Sacramento Kings (19-39) 108-102 in the NBA in Tuesday night's game. Parker was MVP of the game. He had a double-double by scoring 30 points and making 11 passes. Parker also added 4 rebounds and 3 steals in 35 minutes on the court. The San Antonio Spurs have a very good 45-13 record this season. It's Parker's 12th year with the team. He has individually a very good year with high stats. Parker averages: 21.1ppg, 3.1rpg, 7.6apg, 2FGP: 54.8%, 3FGP: 37.3% and FT: 83.1% in the 54 games he played so far. He is currently a member of the French senior national team.

Nicolas Batum
Nicolas Batum
   #2. Second place goes to an international small forward Nicolas Batum (203-88, currently plays in NBA), who plays in the NBA. Batum could not help the Portland Trail Blazers (26-30) in their last game on Friday. Despite his very good performance the Portland Trail Blazers were defeated 111-107 on the road by the Los Angeles Lakers. Batum was the top scorer with 22 points. He also added 8 boards, dished 4 assists and stole 3 balls. This season Batum has very high stats. He averages: 15.5ppg, 5.9rpg, 4.8apg, 1.1bpg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 48.9%, 3FGP: 36.8% and FT: 85.2%. Batum is in the roster of the French senior national team.

Joakim Noah
Joakim Noah
   #3. The French player who performed third best last week abroad was former international power forward Joakim Noah (211-85, college: Florida, currently plays in NBA). He contributed to a Chicago Bulls' victory against the New Orleans Hornets (20-38) 96-87 in the NBA on Tuesday night. Noah had a double-double by scoring 15 points and getting 17 rebounds. He also added 5 assists and 3 blocks in 38 minutes. The Chicago Bulls have 32-25 record this season. Noah is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's his sixth year in Bulls' roster. Noah is currently sixth on the league's list of best rebounders with 11.2rpg. This year his other stats are: 11.7ppg, 4.2apg, 2.1bpg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 46.0% and FT: 74.4% in the 53 games. Noah is a naturalized American. He played for the French national team two years ago. Strangely Noah has never played in France.

Thomas Heurtel
Thomas Heurtel
   #4. Guard Thomas Heurtel (188-89, currently plays in Euroleague), who plays in Spain was not able to help Caja Laboral (4-4) in their last game on Friday. Despite his very good performance the fifth-placed Caja Laboral was defeated 82-74 in Athens by the higher-ranked Olympiacos (#3) in the group F of Euroleague. Heurtel was the top scorer with 16 points. He also added 9 passes. Heurtel's overall stats this season are: 6.9ppg, 2.4rpg and 4.6apg. He used to play for the French U20 national team back in 2009.

Adrien Moerman
Adrien Moerman
   #5. Former international power forward Adrien Moerman (203-88, currently plays in Eurocup) helped his Spanish team Gescrap BB win their game against the third-ranked VEF Riga (3-3) 76-65 in the Eurocup last Tuesday. Moerman scored 14 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in 30 minutes. Gescrap Bizkaia Bilbao Basket (4-2) is placed first in group J. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. There are only two games left until the end of the Eurocup Top 16. So now every game will be critical. It's Moerman's first season with the team. This year his overall stats are: 5.2ppg and 3.8rpg in the 10 games. Moerman used to play for the French national team three years ago.

Joffrey Lauvergne
Joffrey Lauvergne
   #6. Forward Joffrey Lauvergne (210-91, agency: Beo Basket, currently plays in Adriatic League), who plays in Serbia was not able to secure a victory for Partizan (13-9) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his very good performance Partizan was edged 73-71 at home by the lower-ranked Un.Olimpija (#7). Lauvergne recorded a double-double by scoring 17 points and getting 10 rebounds. There are only four games left until the end of the Adriatic League Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. Lauvergne's total stats this season are: 5.3ppg and 3.3rpg. He is a former U20 international player as he played for the French team two years ago.

Boris Diaw
Boris Diaw
   #7. International power forward Boris Diaw (203-82, currently plays in NBA) is a teammate of previously mentioned Tony Parker. But that was another game of his team in NBA which we would like to mention. Diaw helped San Antonio Spurs win their game against the Phoenix Suns (19-39) 97-87. He recorded 12 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists in 21 minutes. The San Antonio Spurs have a very solid 45-13 record this season. This year Diaw's total stats are: 6.0ppg, 3.7rpg and 2.5apg in the 58 games. He is also French national team player.

Fabien Causeur
Fabien Causeur
   #8. Shooting guard Fabien Causeur (193-87, currently plays in Euroleague) is a teammate of previously mentioned Thomas Heurtel and both played together in the last Euroleague game. Causeur, who plays in Spain couldn't help Caja Laboral (4-4) in their last game on Friday. Despite his very good performance Caja Laboral (#5) was defeated 82-74 in Athens by the higher-ranked Olympiacos (#3) in the group F of Euroleague. Causeur was the second best scorer with 15 points. Causeur has averaged so far 6.6ppg, 1.6rpg and 1.3apg. He plays currently for the French national team.

Ian Mahinmi
Ian Mahinmi
   #9. Former international power forward Ian Mahinmi (206-86, currently plays in NBA) helped Indiana Pacers win their game against the Detroit Pistons (22-37) 90-72 in the NBA on Saturday night. Mahinmi scored 7 points, had 10 rebounds and made 2 blocks in 28 minutes. The Indiana Pacers have a solid 36-21 record this season. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Mahinmi has averaged so far 5.4ppg and 4.0rpg in the 57 games. He used to play for the French national team two years ago.

Nando De Colo
Nando De Colo
   #10. Shooting guard Nando De Colo (196-87, currently plays in NBA) is a teammate of previously mentioned Tony Parker. However that was another game of his team in NBA which brought him to that list. De Colo helped San Antonio Spurs win their game against the Los Angeles Clippers (41-18) crushing them 116-90. He recorded 9 points. The San Antonio Spurs have a very solid 45-13 record this season. De Colo has averaged so far 3.4ppg, 1.7rpg and 1.8apg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior French National Team roster.

   #11. Former U20 international forward Aaron Cel (203-87, currently plays in Poland) helped PGE Turow win their game against the seventh-ranked AZS Koszalin 82-77 in the Polish TBL in Thursday night's game. Cel recorded 9 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 25 minutes. Cel belongs to league's best rebounders and is ranked #6 with 7.4rpg. He also averaged so far 11.2ppg, 1.6apg and 1.1spg in the 20 games. Cel used to play for the French U20 national team six years ago.

   #12. Former U20 international forward Amath M'Baye (206-89, currently plays college basketball in the States) helped Oklahoma win their game against the Texas Tech University 86-71 in the NCAA last Wednesday. He recorded a double-double by scoring 15 points and getting 13 rebounds. M'Baye also added 5 assists. He has relatively good stats this season: 11.2ppg, 1.6apg and 1.1spg. M'Baye used to play for the French U20 national team back in 2009.

   #13. International center Ronny Turiaf (208-83, agency: Priority Sports, college: Gonzaga, currently plays in NBA) managed to help Los Angeles Clippers in a victory against the Charlotte Bobcats crushing them 106-84 in the NBA on Tuesday night. He scored only 3 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 17 minutes. Turiaf has averaged so far 1.9ppg and 2.4rpg in the 55 games. He is also French national team player.

   #14. Former international forward Tariq Kirksay (199-79, college: Iona, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Asefa Estudiantes in their game against Cajasol in the Spanish ACB. Kirksay recorded 9 points and had 3 steals. His team was defeated 86-78. Kirksay is currently second on the league's list of most steals. He has very reliable stats this season: 10.2ppg, 5.6rpg, 2.3apg and 1.8spg. Kirksay is a naturalized American. He used to play for the French national team back in 2008. Kirksay played also for Mulhouse in French league.

   #15. International forward Florent Pietrus (202-81, currently plays in Eurocup) helped his Spanish team Valencia Basket win their game against the fourth-ranked CEZ Nymburk crushing them 104-55 in the Eurocup on Tuesday night. Pietrus scored only 4 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Pietrus has averaged so far 3.8ppg and 3.8rpg. He is also in the roster of the French national team.


The list of other players, who all have French passport but never been selected to any of French national teams:

   #1. Elishay Kadir (202-PF-87, agency: Avi Zilberman, currently plays in Israel) was the major contributor in a Hapoel Jerusalem's victory against the league outsider Ironi Ashkelon (5-13) 76-66 in the Israeli Winner League last Monday. Kadir scored 12 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in 29 minutes. Hapoel Migdal Jerusalem (11-7) is placed second in the Winner League. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Kadir has relatively good stats this year: 10.2ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.2apg in the 14 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: French and Israeli.

   #2. Boris Meno (203-F-83, agency: Two Points, college: Davidson, currently plays in Czech Republic) led USK Praha to a victory over the fifth-ranked BK Usti nad Labem (7-20) 77-68 in the Czech Republic NBL on Wednesday night. Meno was the best player in that game. He recorded a double-double by scoring 27 points and getting 12 rebounds. USK Praha (22-1) is placed first in Group A2. Meno is currently fifth on the list of top scorers and also on the list of best rebounders (second place). He has individually a very good season with high stats. Meno averages: 17.6ppg, 9.5rpg and 1.2apg. He is another player who holds two passports: Congolese and French.

   #3. Afik Nissim (186-PG-81, currently plays in Israel) contributed to an easy victory against the ninth-ranked Hapoel Tel-Aviv (7-11) 76-59 in the Israeli Winner League last Sunday. He scored 11 points and added 3 passes in 28 minutes. Hapoel Eilat (11-7) is placed third in the Winner League. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. This year Nissim has relatively solid stats: 10.9ppg, 2.0rpg, 3.3apg and 1.5spg in the 18 games. He has both French and Israeli nationalities.

   #4. Kim Tillie (210-PF-88, agency: Priority Sports, college: Utah, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish ACB could not help UCAM Murcia (24-6) in their last game. Despite Tillie's good performance his team was badly defeated 79-62 at home by the lower-ranked (#3) Regal FC Barcelona. He was the second best scorer with 10 points in 22 minutes. Tillie has averaged so far 7.6ppg and 3.6rpg in the 22 games. He also holds two passports: Dutch and French.

   #5. Robert Dozier (206-F-85, college: Memphis, currently plays in Philippines) was the main contributor in an Alaska Aces' victory against the bottom-ranked Barangay Ginebra (1-4) 84-69 in the Filipino PBA last Saturday. Dozier was the best player in that game. He recorded a double-double by scoring 21 points and getting 11 rebounds. Dozier also added 4 blocks. Alaska Aces (4-0) are placed first in Commissioner's Cup group. So far his team won all four games in the Regular Season. Dozier is ranked seventh on the list of the top scorers in the league and also on the list of best rebounders (fifth place). This season he has very high stats. Dozier averages: 22.0ppg, 15.3rpg, 1.3apg, 3.5bpg and 1.5spg.

   #6. Bandja Sy (203-F, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to a N.Mexico St.'s victory against the The Univ.of Texas at El Paso 55-51 in the NCAA on Saturday night. He scored 10 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. This season Sy has very high stats. He averages: 22.0ppg, 15.3rpg, 1.3apg, 3.5bpg and 1.5spg. Sy has Mali and French nationalities.

   #7. Mohamed Kone (211-C-81, college: Valparaiso, currently plays in Iran), who plays in the Iranian Superleague was not able to help Foolad Mahan (15-3) in their last game. Despite his good performance Foolad Mahan lost 89-96 on their home court in Esfahan to the lower-ranked (#3) Mahram. Kone recorded 10 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 27 minutes. Kone is currently third on the league's list of best rebounders and also on the list of best passers (sixth place). He has averaged so far 7.7ppg, 6.8rpg and 1.3apg in the six games. Kone has dual citizenship: Ivorian and French.

   #8. Mamadou Lamizana (207-F/C-81, agency: Top Notch Sports, college: Rutgers, currently plays in Taiwan) helped Yulon Luxgen win their game against the closely-ranked Bank of Taiwan 94-83 in the Taiwanese SBL last Sunday. He was the best player in that game. Lamizana recorded a double-double by scoring 38 points and getting 10 rebounds. He also added 3 assists. This season Lamizana has very high stats. He averages: 22.9ppg, 12.3rpg, 3.3apg, 2.8bpg and 1.4spg. Lamizana holds both Ivorian and French passports.

   #9. John Wilkins (206-G-89, currently studies in the States) was not able to secure a victory for the Illinois St. in their game against the University of Evansville in the NCAA. He scored 9 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. His team was badly defeated by 17 points 79-62. This season Wilkins has very high stats. He averages: 22.9ppg, 12.3rpg, 3.3apg, 2.8bpg and 1.4spg. Wilkins is a naturalized American. Apparently he has never played in France.

   #10. Roy Samaha (205-F/C-84, currently plays in Lebanon) couldn't help Al Moutahed in their game against Al Riyadi in the Lebanese Division A. Samaha scored 7 points in 21 minutes. His team was crushed by 40 points 110-70. He has averaged so far 8.0ppg and 4.9rpg in the 16 games. Samaha holds both French and Lebanese passports.   




Taquan Dean
Pau-Lacq-Orthez lands Taquan Dean, ex Iberostar Tener. - 12 hours ago
Elan Bearnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez (ProA) landed experienced 34-year old American guard Taquan Dean (193-90kg-83, college: Louisville, agency: Two Points). He started the season at Iberostar Tenerife CB Canarias in Spanish Liga Endesa. But in 8 games he averaged just 1.9ppg this season. Dean also played 6 games in Basketball Champions League where he had 4.5ppg, 1.3rpg and 1.0apg. The last summer he was tested by Hoops Club (Pepsi LBL) in Lebanese league. Among other achievements Dean won Iran...   [read more]

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