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Icelandic Basketball (Men)

Dominos League Standings
 1. KR 18-4 
 2. Stjarnan 16-6 
 3. Keflavik 15-7 
 4. Haukar 15-7 
 5. Thor Thorl 14-8 
 6. Tindastoll 14-8 
 7. Njardvik 11-11 
 8. Grindavik 9-13 
 9. Snaefell 8-14 
 10. IR 6-16 
 11. FSU 3-19 
 12. Hottur 3-19 
Last:3/11/2016
D1 Standings
 1. Thor AK 15-3 
 2. Fjolnir 14-4 
 3. Valur 13-5 
 4. Skallagrimur 12-6 
 5. IA 11-7 
 6. Hamar 11-7 
 7. Breidablik 7-11 
 8. KFI 4-14 
 9. Armann 3-15 
 10. Reynir S. 0-18 
Last:3/19/2016
Points Per Game
 Sherrod WRIGHT
  Snaefell
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 28.3
 1. Wright, Snaefell28.3 
 2. Carberry, Hottur28.2 
 3. Woods, FSU27.7 
 4. Mitchell, Rueil25.9 
 5. Brown, Keflavik25.4 
 6. Hall, Thor Thorl23.6 
 7. Craion, KR22.8 
 8. Madison, Haukar20.9 
 9. Coleman, Stjarnan20.7 
 10. Mobley, Haukar20.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Chris WOODS
  FSU
  (195-F-89)
  Avg: 15.2
 1. Woods, FSU15.2 
 2. Brown, Keflavik12.1 
 3. Nathanaelsso., Tho.11.9 
 4. Coleman, Stjarnan11.9 
 5. Simmons, Leiden11.4 
 6. Hill, Keflavik11.2 
 7. Mitchell, Rueil11.2 
 8. Craion, KR11.2 
 9. Saevarsson, Breid.10.7 
 10. Virijevic, Hottur10.5 
Assists Per Game
 Pavel ERMOLINSKIJ
  KR
  (202-G-87)
  Avg: 7.4
 1. Ermolinskij, KR7.4 
 2. Steinarsson, Penas6.8 
 3. Shouse, Stjarnan5.6 
 4. Valsson, Keflavik5.6 
 5. Gudmundsson, Grind.5.3 
 6. Birgisson, Tindast.5.2 
 7. Jonsson, Haukar5.1 
 8. Barja, Haukar5.1 
 9. Carberry, Hottur5.0 
 10. Hall, Thor Thorl4.5 
Steals Per Game
 Michael CRAION
  KR
  (195-F-89)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Craion, KR2.7 
 2. Atkinson, Njardvik2.4 
 3. Carberry, Hottur2.3 
 4. Gudmundsson, Grind.2.2 
 5. Steinarsson, Penas2.1 
 6. Madison, Haukar1.8 
 7. Rikhardsson, IR1.7 
 8. Shouse, Stjarnan1.7 
 9. Birgisson, Tindast.1.7 
 10. Lewis, Tindastoll1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Michael CRAION
  KR
  (195-F-89)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Craion, KR2.2 
 2. Nathanaelsso., Tho.2.0 
 3. Magnusson, Haukar1.8 
 4. Brown, Keflavik1.7 
 5. Anderson, KFI1.4 
 6. Ermolinskij, KR1.3 
 7. Garcia, Grindavik1.2 
 8. Mobley, Haukar1.2 
 9. Palsson, Njardvik1.1 
 10. Mitchell, Rueil1.0 

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Jakob Sigurdarson selected the top Icelandic playing abroad in last week's games - Dec 6, 2012


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


Jakob Sigurdarson
Jakob Sigurdarson
   #1. This week's number one is an international point guard Jakob Sigurdarson (192-82, college: Birm.Southern, currently plays in Sweden). He led Sundsvall Dragons to a victory over the tenth-ranked White Eagles (4-11) 71-66 in the Swedish Basketligan in Friday night's game. Sigurdarson was MVP of the game. He scored 23 points, grabbed 5 boards, dished 4 assists and stole 3 balls in 37 minutes on the court. Sundsvall Dragons (13-2) is placed first in the Basketligan. It was his team's tenth consecutive victory in a row. It's Sigurdarson's fourth season with the team. Sigurdarson belongs to league's top scorers and is ranked #7 with 17.0ppg. He also averaged so far 2.9rpg, 3.1apg, 2FGP: 56.6%(43-76), 3FGP: 43.2% and FT: 92.5%(49-53) in the 14 games he played so far. Sigurdarson is currently a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Pavel Ermolinskij
Pavel Ermolinskij
   #2. Second place goes to an international guard Pavel Ermolinskij (202-87, agency: I.D.S. Law, currently plays in EuroChallenge), who plays in Sweden. He could not help Norrkoping Dolphins (2-3) in their last game on Tuesday. Despite Ermolinskij's very good performance the third-placed Norrkoping Dolphins was defeated 67-62 on the road by the second-ranked Sodertalje Kings in the group C of EuroChallenge. He recorded a double-double by scoring 15 points and getting 12 rebounds. Ermolinskij also added 6 assists. His team will play only one more game in the EuroChallenge Regular Season. And that game will be critical. This season Ermolinskij averages: 5.8ppg, 5.6rpg, 4.2apg, 1.2spg, 3FGP: 7.1% and FT: 66.7%. He is in the roster of the Icelandic senior national team.

Jon Stefansson
Jon Stefansson
   #3. The Icelandic player who performed third best last week abroad was an international guard Jon Stefansson (196-82, currently plays in Spain). Stefansson was not able to help CAI Zaragoza (6-4) in their game against Real Madrid (10-0) in the Spanish ACB. He recorded 8 points and added 3 passes in 24 minutes. CAI Zaragoza lost 79-94 in Madrid to the leading Real. They ended the series of four consecutive victories. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. This year Stefansson's overall stats are: 8.3ppg, 1.7rpg, 3FGP: 36.7% and FT: 85.7% in the 10 games. He is also a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Hlynur Baeringsson
Hlynur Baeringsson
   #4. 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 a Sundsvall Dragons' victory against the tenth-ranked White Eagles (4-11) 71-66. He scored 11 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. Baeringsson is currently second on the league's list of best rebounders. He has very reliable stats this season: 13.5ppg, 9.3rpg and 3.4apg. Baeringsson is also Icelandic national team player.

Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
   #5. International point guard Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson (190-88, currently plays in Germany) was the main contributor in a Mitteldeutscher BC's surprising victory against the fourth-ranked Eisbaeren Bremerhaven 89-82 in the German BBL last Sunday. He was the best player in that game. Vilhjalmsson scored 17 points and added 6 assists in 25 minutes. Mitteldeutscher BC Weissenfels (4-8) is placed 16th in the BBL. This year Vilhjalmsson's total stats are: 9.6ppg, 2.0rpg, 2.3apg and 1.2spg in the 12 games. He plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Arnar Jonsson
Arnar Jonsson
   #6. Guard Arnar Jonsson (183-83, currently plays in Denmark), who plays in the Danish Ligaen was not able to secure a victory for one of league's weakest teams Aarhus BC (5-9) in their last game on Wednesday. Despite Jonsson's good performance Aarhus BC was defeated in a double overtime (!!!) 104-97 on the opponent's court by the higher-ranked Vaerlose (#5). He scored 13 points, made 7 passes and 4 steals. Jonsson belongs to league's best passers and is ranked #5. He has averaged so far 7.9ppg, 2.7rpg, 5.1apg and 1.5spg. Jonsson is a former international player as he played for the Icelandic senior team six years ago.

Axel Karason
Axel Karason
   #7. International small forward Axel Karason (194-83, currently plays in Denmark), who plays in the Danish Ligaen couldn't help Vaerlose (5-6) in their last game. Despite his good performance Vaerlose was badly defeated 82-62 in Aarhus by the second-ranked Bakken. Karason was the top scorer with 14 points. He also added 7 rebounds in 36 minutes. Karason has averaged so far 9.5ppg, 7.3rpg and 1.6apg in the 14 games. He is also Icelandic national team player.

Logi Gunnarsson
Logi Gunnarsson
   #8. Shooting guard Logi Gunnarsson (192-81, currently plays in France) couldn't help Angers BC 49 (4-6) in their game against Rueil (5-6) in the French NM1 (third division). Gunnarsson scored 5 points, had 6 rebounds and dished 7 assists. Angers BC 49 was defeated 78-71 at home by the higher-ranked Rueil (#8). It was Angers BC 49's third consecutive loss in a row. But the season just started, so everything may happen. It's Gunnarsson's first year with the team. He has relatively good stats this season: 11.9ppg, 2.8rpg and 2.9apg. Gunnarsson plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Haukur Palsson
Haukur Palsson
   #9. International small forward Haukur Palsson (197-92, college: Maryland, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Assignia Manresa (1-9) in their game against Gescrap BB (8-2) in the Spanish ACB. He cannot count Saturday's game as one of the best ones. Palsson recorded only 2 points in 8 minutes on the court. Assignia Manresa was badly defeated 83-63 in Bilbao by the second-ranked Gescrap BB. But the season is still in it's first stage and everything can happen. Palsson has averaged so far 1.8ppg and 1.3rpg in the nine games. He is also in the roster of the Icelandic national team.

Gudni Valentinusson
Gudni Valentinusson
   #10. 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 couldn't help one of league's weakest teams Aarhus BC (5-9) in their game against Vaerlose (5-6). He scored 7 points. Aarhus BC was defeated in a double overtime (!!!) 104-97 on the opponent's court by the higher-ranked Vaerlose (#5). Valentinusson has averaged so far 4.4ppg and 2.3rpg. He is a former U20 international player as seven years ago he still played for the Icelandic national team.
  




Ingvi Rafn
Ingvarsson
Thor AK Akureyri inks Ingvi Rafn Ingvarsson - May 30, 2016

Thor AK Akureyri (D1) signed 22-year old domestic Ingvi Rafn Ingvarsson (94). He has played for the last six seasons at Tindastoll (Dominos League). In 26 games he had just 2.3ppg, 1.6rpg and 1.4apg last season. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. Ingvarsson played in the final of Icelandic League in 2015. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Iceland   [read more]

Maciej
Baginski
Maciej Baginski and Erlendur Stefansson agreed terms with Thor Thorl - May 26, 2016

Thor Thorl (Dominos League) inked two new players: 21-year old naturalized Polish small forward Maciej Baginski (195-95) and Erlendur Stefansson(190-G-95). Baginski has played for the last seven years at UMFN Njardvik (Dominos League). In 31 games he recorded 12.3ppg, 3.5rpg and 2.2apg last season. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. A very good season in his career as he was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Icelandic League Honorable Mention. Stefansson comes fromBlack Hills State (N...   [read more]

Olafur
Jonsson
Thor Thorl adds Jonsson to their roster - May 24, 2016

Thor Thorl (Dominos League) added to their roster 24-year old forward Olafur Jonsson (192-92). He has played for the last eight seasons at UMFN Njardvik (Dominos League). In 32 games he recorded 7.0ppg, 3.5rpg, 1.2apg and 1.0spg last season. He helped them to make it to the semifinals. Jonsson represented Iceland at the European Championships U16 Division B in Sarajevo (Bosnia) eight years ago. His stats at that event were 9 games: 4.8ppg, 2.7rpg, 1.1spg. By Eurobasket Data Center Check...   [read more]


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