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Dominos League Standings
 1. Grindavik 2-0 
 2. IR 2-0 
 3. Stjarnan 2-0 
 4. Haukar 1-1 
 5. KR 1-1 
 6. Thor AK 1-1 
 7. Tindastoll 1-1 
 8. Njardvik 1-1 
 9. Keflavik 1-1 
 10. Hottur 0-2 
 11. Thor Thorl 0-2 
 12. Valur 0-2 
Full Standings
Last:10/14/2017
D1 Standings
 1. Breidablik 3-0 
 2. Skallagrimur 3-0 
 3. Fjolnir 2-1 
 4. Vestri 2-1 
 5. Hamar 1-1 
 6. Snaefell 1-2 
 7. Hrunamenn 0-0 
 8. Gnupverjar 0-2 
 9. IA 0-2 
 10. FSU 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/14/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Taylor STAFFORD
  Hottur
  (185-G-94)
  Avg: 33
 1. Stafford, Hottur33.0 
 2. Vinson, Njardvik31.0 
 3. Pellot-Rosa, Thor T.27.5 
 4. Forte, Keflavik27.5 
 5. Oliver, Thor AK27.0 
 6. Hester, Tindastoll24.0 
 7. Einarsson, Thor T.21.0 
 8. Whack, Grindavik21.0 
 9. Pryor, Stjarnan20.0 
 10. Baeringsson, Stjar.19.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marques OLIVER
  Thor AK
  (201-PF-91)
  Avg: 17.5
 1. Oliver, Thor AK17.5 
 2. Baeringsson, Stjar.16.5 
 3. King, Valur15.0 
 4. Forte, Keflavik13.0 
 5. Acox, KR11.0 
 6. Magnusson, Haukar9.5 
 7. Ermolinskij, KR9.5 
 8. Hester, Tindastoll9.5 
 9. Thorsteinsso., Grindavi.9.5 
 10. Nathanaelsso., Njard.9.5 
Assists Per Game
 Pavel ERMOLINSKIJ
  KR
  (202-G-87)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Ermolinskij, KR7.5 
 2. Sigurdarson, IR7.0 
 3. Jonsson, Grindavik6.5 
 4. Birgisson, Tindastoll6.5 
 5. Blondal, Valur6.0 
 6. Gunnarsson, Njard.5.0 
 7. Hermannsson, Thor T.5.0 
 8. Bjornsson, KR5.0 
 9. Stafford, Hottur5.0 
 10. Jonsson, Keflavik5.0 
Steals Per Game
 Sigtryggur Arnar BJORNSSON
  Tindastoll
  (180-PG-93)
  Avg: 4.5
 1. Bjornsson, Tindastoll4.5 
 2. Birgisson, Tindastoll3.0 
 3. Pellot-Rosa, Thor T.2.5 
 4. Sigurdarson, IR2.5 
 5. Einarsson, Thor T.2.5 
 6. Ingvarsson, Thor AK2.5 
 7. Whack, Grindavik2.0 
 8. Sigurdsson, Stjar.2.0 
 9. Woods, Haukar2.0 
 10. Thomas, IR2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Jalen JENKINS
  KR
  (201-F-94)
  Avg: 3
 1. Jenkins, KR3.0 
 2. Thorsteinsso., Grindavi.2.5 
 3. Acox, KR2.0 
 4. Nathanaelsso., Njard.2.0 
 5. Jonsson, Thor Thorl1.5 
 6. Taylor, IR1.5 
 7. Baeringsson, Stjar.1.5 
 8. Forte, Keflavik1.5 
 9. Hester, Tindastoll1.5 
 10. Kristjansson, IR1.5 
Player of the Week

 Antonio Hester
  Tindastoll
  ( 198-F-90 )
  

Icelandic Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Keflavik Oct.19 Grindavik 77%
Tindastoll 57% Oct.19 Thor AK
Hottur 58% Oct.19 Valur
KR Oct.19 IR 75%
Njardvik Oct.19 Stjarnan 75%
Haukar 94% Oct.19 Thor Thorl
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

Breidablik 85% Oct.20 Fjolnir
Vestri 95% Oct.20 FSU
Snaefell Oct.20 Hamar 67%
Gnupverjar 57% Oct.20 IA
Skallagrimur 98% Oct.19 Hrunamenn
Jon Stefansson selected the top Icelandic playing abroad in last week's games - Nov 15, 2012


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Icelandic who are currently playing abroad.


Jon Stefansson
Jon Stefansson
   #1. This week's number one is an international guard Jon Stefansson (196-82, currently plays in Spain). He led CAI Zaragoza to a victory over the 12th-ranked Asefa Estudiantes (4-3) 83-68 in the Spanish ACB in Sunday night's game. Stefansson was MVP of the game. He recorded 16 points in 25 minutes on the court. CAI Zaragoza (4-3) is placed seventh in the ACB. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. This year Stefansson averages: 8.9ppg, 1.7rpg, 2FGP: 53.6%, 3FGP: 36.4% in the seven games he played so far. He is currently a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Jakob Sigurdarson
Jakob Sigurdarson
   #2. Second place goes to an international point guard Jakob Sigurdarson (192-82, college: Birm.Southern, currently plays in Sweden). Sigurdarson contributed to an easy victory against the league outsider Nassjo (1-9) crushing them 97-76 in the Swedish Basketligan last Friday. He recorded 14 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists (made all of his eight free throws). Sundsvall Dragons (8-2) is placed second in the Basketligan. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. But the season just started, so everything may happen. It's Sigurdarson's fourth year with the team. Sigurdarson has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 16.8ppg, 2.7rpg, 2.9apg, 2FGP: 53.1%, 3FGP: 42.3% and FT: 92.1%(35-38). Sigurdarson is in the roster of the Icelandic senior national team.

Hlynur Baeringsson
Hlynur Baeringsson
   #3. The Icelandic player who performed third best last week abroad was an international forward Hlynur Baeringsson (200-82, currently plays in Sweden) is a teammate of previously mentioned Jakob Sigurdarson and both played together in the last Swedish Basketligan game. Baeringsson contributed to an easy victory against the league outsider Nassjo (1-9) crushing them 97-76. He had a double-double by scoring 12 points and getting 11 rebounds. Baeringsson also added 5 assists in 23 minutes. Baeringsson is currently second on the list of best rebounders with 9.7rpg. This year his other stats are: 14.5ppg, 3.3apg, 2FGP: 60.3%(47-78), 3FGP: 33.3% and FT: 79.2% in the 10 games. Baeringsson is also a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Pavel Ermolinskij
Pavel Ermolinskij
   #4. Guard Pavel Ermolinskij (202-87, agency: I.D.S. Law, currently plays in Sweden) contributed to a Norrkoping Dolphins' victory against the eighth-ranked LF Basket (4-6) 87-77 in the Swedish Basketligan in Friday night's game. He recorded 11 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Norrkoping Dolphins (7-0) is placed first in the Basketligan. So far his team won all seven games in the Regular Season. But the season is still in it's first stage and everything can happen. It's Ermolinskij's first year with the team. Ermolinskij has relatively good stats this season: 11.2ppg, 6.0rpg, 4.1apg and 1.3spg. He is also Icelandic national team player.

Axel Karason
Axel Karason
   #5. International small forward Axel Karason (194-83, currently plays in Denmark) helped Vaerlose win their game against the closely-ranked Randers (3-8) 111-105 in the Danish Ligaen last Sunday. Karason had a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 11 rebounds. He also added 5 assists in 31 minutes. Vaerlose BBK (3-5) is placed fifth in the Ligaen. This year Karason has relatively solid stats: 10.1ppg, 7.0rpg and 1.6apg in the 11 games. He plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
   #6. Point guard Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson (190-88, currently plays in Germany), who plays in the German BBL could not help Mitteldeutscher BC (2-7) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Vilhjalmsson's good performance Mitteldeutscher BC was crushed 91-68 on the road by the much higher-ranked ALBA Berlin (#7). He scored 11 points. But there are still lots of games to play and it's a long way to go. Vilhjalmsson's overall stats this season are: 8.9ppg, 1.7rpg and 1.8apg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Icelandic National Team roster.

Arnar Jonsson
Arnar Jonsson
   #7. Former international guard Arnar Jonsson (183-83, currently plays in Denmark) was not able to help Aarhus BC (4-7) in their game against Aalborg (1-10) in the Danish Ligaen. Jonsson scored 7 points and added 4 passes in 34 minutes. Aarhus BC lost 54-64 on the opponent's court to the league outsider (#10) Aalborg. It's Jonsson's first season with the team. Jonsson belongs to league's best passers and is ranked #4 with 5.3apg. He also averaged so far 7.9ppg, 3.1rpg and 1.3spg in the eight games. Jonsson used to play for the Icelandic national team six years ago.

Gudni Valentinusson
Gudni Valentinusson
   #8. Center Gudni Valentinusson (204-85, currently plays in Denmark) is a teammate of previously mentioned Arnar Jonsson and both played together in the last Danish Ligaen game. Valentinusson was not able to secure a victory for Aarhus BC (4-7) in their game against Aalborg (1-10). He scored only 4 points. Aarhus BC was defeated 64-54 on the opponent's court by the league outsider Aalborg (#10). Valentinusson's overall stats this season are: 4.2ppg and 2.6rpg. He used to play for the Icelandic U20 national team back in 2005.


Other top Icelandic players, who play abroad:

Haukur Palsson (197-SF-92) plays for Assignia Manresa in Spanish ACB
Logi Gunnarsson (192-SG-81) plays for Angers BC 49 in French NM1
Aske Thorsteinsson (185-SG-86) plays for Aalborg in Danish Ligaen  




Tryggvi
Hlinason
Icelandic pro players in Europe - 1 day ago
Iceland has few pro players playing abroad. Here is some updaten on them lately. Tryggvi Hlinason (215-C-97) the young Icelandic star that signed with Spanish Champion Valencia has been on their roster few times so far. Hlinason only started to train basketball less than 4 years ago. 216 cm with great potential to be a great one. Kristofer Acox (198-F-93, college: Furman) did sign a short contract with Purefood Star Hotshot in Phillipan league. Had some real good double double games.    [read more]

Antonio
Hester
Best players of Icelandic Dominos League round 2 - 2 days ago
American Antonio Hester (198-F-90) put on an amazing game in the last round for Tindastoll and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 2. The 27-year old forward had a double-double of 31 points and thirteen rebounds, while his team edged out Valur (#12, 0-2), the league's bottom-ranked team 73-69. Tindastoll is placed at 7th position in Icelandic Dominos League. Tindastoll is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lowe...   [read more]

Marques
Oliver
Dominos League Round 2: Thor AK hands first defeat to Keflavik - 3 days ago
There were only 2 rounds played so far and it's still very beginning of the Regular Season in Dominos League. Keflavik (1-1) recorded a loss in Akureyri on Friday night. Visitors were defeated by Thor AK (1-1) 90-78. They made 16-of-20 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American Marques Oliver (201-91, college: Delaware St.) who had a double-double by scoring 21 points, 15 rebounds and 4 assists. Guard Ingvi Ingvarsson (187-94) chipped in 26...   [read more]


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