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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
Icelandic Express L. round 7 best performance: Benjamin Smith - Nov 17, 2012


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Benjamin
Smith
American guard Benjamin Smith (178-G-87) put on an amazing game in the last round for Thor Thorl, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 7.
The 25-year old player had a double-double of 46 points and 10 rebounds, while his team beat Fjolnir (#8, 3-4) 92-83. Thor Thorl is placed at 5th position in Icelandic Express L.. They would have been even better if they did not have these two lost games earlier in Regular Season. Thor Thorl will need more victories to improve their 4-2 record. In the team's last game Smith had a remarkable 61.5% from 2-point range and got seven three-pointers out of 12 attempts. He turned to be Thor Thorl's top player in his first season with the team. Former Jacksonville University star has very solid stats this year. Smith is league's best scorer averaging so far 26.3ppg. Smith is in league's top in and averages impressive 2.2spg and 46.8% from behind 3-point line.

The second best player in last round's games was 27-year old American Haminn Quaintance (201-F-85, agency: Z.A.G. - Law Offices) of Skallagrimur. Quaintance had a very good evening with a double-double of 29 points and 19 rebounds. Bad luck as Skallagrimur lost that game 72-81 to slightly higher-ranked Keflavik (#6, 4-3). This loss caused Skallagrimur to drop to 7th position in the standings. His team lost some distance to top teams. But 3-3 record is not bad and everything may still change. Quaintance is a newcomer at Skallagrimur, but is already one of team's top players.

Third on the list of top players last round was American forward Michael Craion (195-F-89, agency: Ronsport) of Keflavik (#6). Craion scored 25 points and grabbed fifteen rebounds (!!!). He was a key player of Keflavik, leading his team to a 81-72 win against slightly lower-ranked Skallagrimur (#7, 3-3). Keflavik needs these victories very badly if they think about getting closer to top teams. Their record at this point is 4 victories and 3 lost games. Craion has a great season in Iceland. After only 7 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in rebounds with 12.0rpg (3rd best). He also has 1.3bpg and FGP: 61.2%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Elvar Fridriksson (180-PG-94) of Njardvik - 21 points, 3 rebounds and 10 assists
5. Brian Mills (203-F-88) of Stjarnan - 27 points and 11 rebounds
6. Justin Shouse (180-G-81) of Stjarnan - 15 points, 6 rebounds and 14 assists
7. Darrell Flake (193-F-80) of Thor Thorl - 23 points and 11 rebounds
8. Sveinn Davidsson (192-F-86) of Snaefell - 20 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists
9. Marcus Van (201-F/C-85) of Njardvik - 17 points, 9 rebounds and 2 assists
10. Aaron Broussard (195-F-90) of Grindavik - 24 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists

The Player of the week is choosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3*(REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4*(2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3*(2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3*(3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)   




Tryggvi
Hlinason
Icelandic pro players in Europe - 14 hours 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 - 1 day 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 - 2 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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