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A1 Standings
 1. Olympiacos 25-1 
 2. Panathinaikos 25-1 
 3. AEK Athens 19-7 
 4. Aris 15-11 
 5. PAOK 14-12 
 6. AGOR 13-13 
 7. Kolossos HH 13-13 
 8. Lavrio 11-15 
 9. Promitheas 10-16 
 10. Trikalla 10-16 
 11. Koroivos 8-18 
 12. Kymis 8-18 
 13. Apollon Patras 7-19 
 14. Doxa Lefkadas 4-22 
Last:4/13/2017
A2 Standings
 1. Panionios 26-4 
 2. Iraklis 26-4 
 3. Doukas 25-5 
 4. Faros 24-6 
 5. Aiolos Astakou 19-11 
 6. Holargos 17-13 
 7. Ethnikos 16-14 
 8. Amyntas Dafnis 15-15 
 9. Psychiko 14-16 
 10. AE Larissas 12-18 
 11. Arkadikos 12-18 
 12. Doxa Pefkon 10-20 
 13. Kavala 10-20 
 14. Irakleio 7-23 
 15. GS Larissas 5-25 
 16. Pagrati 2-28 
Last:5/7/2017
B Standings
North
 1. Kastoria 25-5 
 2. Karditsas 24-6 
 3. Ermis Agias 22-8 
 4. Agriniou 19-11 
 5. Stratoni 17-13 
 6. Evropi 16-14 
 7. Ermis Lagkada 15-15 
 8. Charilaos TM 15-15 
 9. Xanthis 15-15 
 10. Anatolia 14-16 
 11. Gefyra 14-16 
 12. Periko/Arhelaos 12-18 
 13. HANTH 10-20 
 14. Filippos Veroias 9-21 
 15. Polygirou 8-22 
 16. Aias Evosmou 5-25 
South
 1. Peristeri GS 26-4 
 2. Marousi 21-9 
 3. Papagou 20-10 
 4. Panerythraikos 20-10 
 5. Ionikos Nikaias 17-13 
 6. Koropi 17-13 
 7. Panelefsiniakos 16-14 
 8. Proteas V. 15-15 
 9. Mandraikos 15-15 
 10. Zografou 15-15 
 11. Tritonas S. 15-15 
 12. Nea Kifisia 14-16 
 13. Kronos AD 12-18 
 14. Ergotelis 10-20 
 15. Apollon Sm. 4-26 
 16. KAP 3-27 
Last:5/22/2017
C Standings
Group 1
 1. Dafni 17-3 
 2. Ikaros NS 15-4 
 3. Esperos Patras 14-6 
 4. KAOK Korinthou 13-6 
 5. Enosi 12-7 
 6. Akrata Achaias 11-9 
 7. Glafkos 11-9 
 8. A.O. Ahagia 10-10 
 9. Keravnos Aigio 8-11 
 10. Peukis 7-13 
 11. Aris Petropoulis 6-13 
 12. Ermionis 6-13 
 13. Ikaros Kal. 6-14 
 14. Porfyras 6-14 
 15. Kalamata 5-15 
Group 2
 1. Diagoras D. 16-1 
 2. Ippokratis 15-2 
 3. Esperos Lamias 12-5 
 4. Pentelis 12-6 
 5. Lokros Atalantis 10-7 
 6. OFI 10-8 
 7. Kadmos T. 9-9 
 8. Aris Nikaias 8-9 
 9. AE Santorinis 6-12 
 10. Niki Amarousiou 6-12 
 11. Panaxiakos 5-13 
 12. Promitheas H. 3-15 
 13. Polis Kallitheas 2-15 
Group 3
 1. Palama 17-2 
 2. Elimeia Kozanis 16-3 
 3. Dioskouroi K. 14-5 
 4. Nikopoli 14-5 
 5. Farsalon 13-6 
 6. Ioanninon 10-9 
 7. Apollon KL 9-10 
 8. Efkarpias 9-10 
 9. Polykastrou 8-11 
 10. Melikis 7-12 
 11. Proteas G. 7-12 
 12. Aristotelis 4-15 
 13. Vikos Zag. 3-16 
 14. Aiginiakos 2-17 
Group 4
 1. Ikaroi Serron 17-2 
 2. Komotini AE 16-3 
 3. Panathlitikos 16-3 
 4. Halkidona 14-5 
 5. Zefyros 02 14-5 
 6. Makedonikos 12-7 
 7. Komotini GAS 9-10 
 8. Orfeas 9-10 
 9. Ionikos Ionias 8-11 
 10. Asteras Kav. 7-12 
 11. Mantoulidis 5-14 
 12. Neapolis 4-15 
 13. Agia Varvaras 2-17 
 14. N.Moudanion 0-19 
Last:3/17/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Baskonia 0-0 
 3. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 4. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 5. CSKA 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fenerbahce 0-0 
 9. Khimki 0-0 
 10. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 11. Olympiacos 0-0 
 12. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 13. Real Madrid 0-0 
 14. Unicaja 0-0 
 15. Valencia 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:6/21/2017
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
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Ken BROWN
  Koroivos
  (180-PG-89)
  Avg: 16.3
 1. Brown, Koroivos16.3 
 2. Cummings, Aris14.5 
 3. Barlow, Trikalla14.0 
 4. Starks, Koroivos13.6 
 5. Hall, Koroivos13.4 
 6. Gotcher, Koroivos12.9 
 7. Lojeski, Olympiacos12.6 
 8. Punter, Lavrio12.5 
 9. Milutinovic, Koroivos12.4 
 10. Robert, AGOR12.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 Keith CLANTON
  PAOK
  (205-C/F-90)
  Avg: 9.5
 1. Clanton, PAOK9.5 
 2. Biruta, Trikalla7.0 
 3. Evans, Lavrio6.9 
 4. Hall, Koroivos6.7 
 5. Fitzpatrick, AGOR6.7 
 6. Singleton, Panathin.6.4 
 7. Toutziarakis, Kymis6.2 
 8. Faye, Promitheas6.1 
 9. Milosevic, AEK A.6.0 
 10. Gotcher, Koroivos5.8 
Assists Per Game
 Ken BROWN
  Koroivos
  (180-PG-89)
  Avg: 7.3
 1. Brown, Koroivos7.3 
 2. Spanoulis, Olympiacos5.8 
 3. Calathes, Panathin.5.3 
 4. Starks, Koroivos4.9 
 5. Talton, AGOR4.4 
 6. Scott, Doxa L.4.1 
 7. Hall, Kolossos HH4.1 
 8. Nixon, Lavrio4.0 
 9. El-Amin, Kymis3.9 
 10. Ukic, AEK Athens3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Shannon SCOTT
  Doxa L.
  (186-PG-92)
  Avg: 2
 1. Scott, Doxa L.2.0 
 2. Hickey, Apollon .1.9 
 3. Xanthopoulos, Aris1.8 
 4. Brown, Koroivos1.8 
 5. Gotcher, Koroivos1.6 
 6. Releford, Kolossos.1.6 
 7. Moore, Promitheas1.4 
 8. Jones, Promitheas1.4 
 9. Barlow, Trikalla1.3 
 10. Singleton, Panathin.1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Jito KOK
  Lavrio
  (206-C-94)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Kok, Lavrio1.5 
 2. Raines, Apollon .1.1 
 3. Clanton, PAOK1.1 
 4. Kavvadas, Aris1.0 
 5. Kravic, AGOR1.0 
 6. Orton, Kymis1.0 
 7. Jackson, Aris0.9 
 8. Fitzpatrick, AGOR0.9 
 9. Singleton, Panathin.0.9 
 10. Reddic, Kolossos HH0.9 
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Pascual's 'Jeffery Taylor experiment with Gentile - Mar 3, 2017


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At a time where the player is in danger of losing his faith along his 'locked' jump shot, Xavi Pascual is trying to invent ways to upgrade Alessandro Gentile rendering the Italian into a productive member of the green rotation's hard core. At the same time, the coach has to manage the traffic caused by Gentile's addition in the Wing positions, thus his attempt to find and hand out roles that will lead him to the proper connection of his players

Pablo Laso, the great opponent, had a problem of similar nature last year with Real's roster. He had many scorers in his hands and indeed many… people especially in the middle positions to keep everyone 'alive' and with a role in the rotation. The defense of his team was disappointing and that had a direct impact on the overall picture in Euroleague (5-5 during the regular season, 7-7 in TOP-16, 3-0 from Fener in the playoffs). In the summer, Laso brought on his own responsibility two scorers, such as Jeffery Taylor and Trey Thompkins, in Madrid who had tremendous difficulty adjusting to an environment that overflowed with scorers but desperate for defensive stoppers. Taylor had not come to Europe to play defense. After three good seasons -especially the first two- with Bobcats (before his injury at the end of 2013 he had 8.1 points in 24.5′) and a participation in the European Championship in Slovenia where he scored 21.2 points with the Swedish colors, Taylor arrived in Madrid confident that he will be one of Euroleague's top guns; however, reality was very different. His continued persistence of trying to get into the game through the offense caused problems both to himself and to the team with the Madrid management interfering by bringing KC Rivers back to Madrid as soon as possible. In the end, Laso found the solution during the ACB playoffs. By investing in the good, forgotten defensive background of Taylor from Vanderpilt, he gave him the role of Defensive Stopper in Real's backcourt and put him on the head of the defense (even in 3-2 defense zones) against the PG opponents where the 'Queen' could take advantage of his size, his good footwork against shorter and faster guards as well as his ability to change after a screen and defend in the post. Laso worked hard to instill this new role and defensive mentality to Taylor, convincing him that this was his lifejacket in Real's rotation ocean. The 'Queen' was significantly improved during the playoffs and the key was the hustling of Taylor-Thompkins; for the first time in the season they showed the rocket-like character that Laso had envisioned, making Barcelona look slow and old and greatly difficult to follow them. Laso won two new players, fresh legs, better chemistry and a more functional roster and Taylor-Thompkins got new contracts in Madrid, getting out of a situation that seemed lost not long ago.

In my opinion, Pascual is trying to do something similar with Gentile. Otherwise it would be inexplicable for a coach of Pascual's perception to assign him important roles in defense or to make everyone want to pinch themselves by calling him from the bench when the team needs a last defense in the period. In reality, by putting him against players like Langford, the Spanish coach is 'blackmailing' the Italian to exceed his defensive abilities and to maximize his effort knowing that if he achieves it at a certain degree, the player's belief regarding his usefulness on the court may also change. This is the attempt (as well as an obligation) of the coach to win a bet that seems lost..

Of course, the specific difference between these two cases consists of the fact that Taylor was a player that had such background and defensive knowledge. In Vanderbilt of the great Kevin Stallings (now coach of Pittsburgh) with the up tempo basketball and the traditional High Efficient offense, Taylor served, among others, the defensive plan of the Commodores with his ability to defend in 4 positions. It was this two-way nature of his game that brought him to the beginning of the second round (31) in the 2012draft. Gentile has no such background. He is still in the first stage of fundamental parts of defensive learning. Xavi Pascual is trying to inspire defense ego in him. It is his last attempt to win him and have Panathinaikos win too…

By Dimitris Katsionis

http://www.hoopfellas.gr/en/

  




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