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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
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.   




Tryggvi
Hlinason
Icelandic pro players in Europe - 2 days 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 - 3 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 - 4 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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