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Dominos League Standings
 1. Grindavik 0-0 
 2. Haukar 0-0 
 3. Hottur 0-0 
 4. IR 0-0 
 5. Keflavik 0-0 
 6. KR 0-0 
 7. Njardvik 0-0 
 8. Stjarnan 0-0 
 9. Thor AK 0-0 
 10. Thor Thorl 0-0 
 11. Tindastoll 0-0 
 12. Valur 0-0 
Last:6/26/2017
D1 Standings
 1. Breidablik 0-0 
 2. Fjolnir 0-0 
 3. FSU 0-0 
 4. Gnupverjar 0-0 
 5. Hamar 0-0 
 6. Hrunamenn 0-0 
 7. IA 0-0 
 8. Skallagrimur 0-0 
 9. Snaefell 0-0 
 10. Vestri 0-0 
Last:6/26/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Flenard WHITFIELD
  Skallagr.
  (200-F-90)
  Avg: 29.4
 1. Whitfield, Skallagr.29.4 
 2. Stevens, Keflavik28.6 
 3. Carberry, Thor T.27.7 
 4. Wright, Haukar27.1 
 5. Hester, Tindastoll23.4 
 6. Clinch, Grindavik21.3 
 7. Beamon, Thor AK20.9 
 8. Gunnarsson, Njard.20.0 
 9. Sigurdarson, IR19.9 
 10. Caird, Tindastoll18.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Amin STEVENS
  Keflavik
  (203-F-90)
  Avg: 16
 1. Stevens, Keflavik16.0 
 2. Whitfield, Skallagr.14.6 
 3. Baeringsson, Stjar.12.8 
 4. Hester, Tindastoll10.8 
 5. Hankins-Cole, IR10.5 
 6. Carberry, Thor T.10.4 
 7. Ermolinskij, KR9.0 
 8. Olafsson, Grindavik8.9 
 9. Saevarsson, Grind.8.8 
 10. Wright, Haukar8.5 
Assists Per Game
 Hordur VILHJALMSSON
  Kefla.
  (194-G-88)
  Avg: 6.8
 1. Vilhjalmsson, Kefla.6.8 
 2. Ermolinskij, KR6.7 
 3. Birgisson, Tindastoll6.2 
 4. Barja, Haukar5.6 
 5. Bjornsson, Skallagr.5.3 
 6. Clinch, Grindavik5.3 
 7. Sigurdarson, IR5.1 
 8. Stefansson, KR4.8 
 9. Baeringsson, Stjar.4.8 
 10. Shouse, Stjarnan4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Petur BIRGISSON
  Tindastoll
  (185-G-96)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Birgisson, Tindastoll2.7 
 2. Rikhardsson, Tinda.2.0 
 3. Olafsson, Grindavik1.9 
 4. Barja, Haukar1.8 
 5. Stevens, Keflavik1.8 
 6. Thomas, Thor AK1.6 
 7. Bjornsson, Skallagr.1.5 
 8. Jonsson, Keflavik1.5 
 9. Dupree, Keflavik1.5 
 10. Wright, Haukar1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Tryggvi HLINASON
  Thor AK
  (215-C-97)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Hlinason, Thor AK2.7 
 2. Hankins-Cole, IR2.0 
 3. Whitfield, Skallagr.1.3 
 4. Magnusson, Haukar1.3 
 5. Saevarsson, Grind.1.2 
 6. Baeringsson, Stjar.1.2 
 7. Hester, Tindastoll1.2 
 8. Stevens, Keflavik1.1 
 9. Alawoya, KR1.0 
 10. Stefansson, Haukar1.0 
Player of the Week

 Matthias Sigurdarson
  IR
  ( 180-PG-94 )
  

 Collin Pryor
  Fjolnir
  ( 200-F-90 )
  

Icelandic Basketball (Men)

First Round Schedule
Haukar 50% Oct.5 Thor AK
Keflavik 50% Oct.5 Valur
Tindastoll 50% Oct.5 IR
Hottur 50% Oct.5 Stjarnan
KR 50% Oct.5 Njardvik
Grindavik 50% Oct.5 Thor Thorl
Check Full Games/Schedule
First Round Schedule
Breidablik 50% Oct.6 Gnupverjar
Vestri 50% Oct.6 Snaefell
Fjolnir 50% Oct.6 IA
Hamar 50% Oct.6 Hrunamenn
FSU 50% Oct.5 Skallagrimur
Check Full Games/Schedule
Smith's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - Dec 8, 2012


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Benjamin
Smith
25-year old guard Benjamin Smith (178-G-87) had a great game in the last round for Thor Thorl and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 9.
He had a double-double of 24 points and 12 rebounds, while his team outclassed Keflavik (#6, 5-4) with 26-point margin 108-82. Thor Thorl is placed at 3rd position in Icelandic league. 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 6-2 record. In the team's last game Smith had a remarkable three three-pointers out of 7 attempts. He turned to be Thor Thorl's top player in his first season with the team. Jacksonville University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Smith is league's best scorer averaging so far 26.6ppg. Smith is in league's top in assists (5th best: 5.0apg) and averages solid 2.1spg and 45.6% from behind 3-point line.

Second best performed player last round was Aaron Broussard (195-F-90) of top-ranked Grindavik. He is American forward in his first season at Grindavik. In the last game Broussard recorded impressive 28 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists. Of course he lead Grindavik to another comfortable win outscoring the lower-ranked KFI (#11, 2-7) 110-82. This victory allowed Grindavik to move up to 1st position in the standings. His team has currently 7-2 record. Broussard is a newcomer at Grindavik and quickly became one of team's most reliable players. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 23.4ppg (#5). His other stats are also decent: 7.0rpg and 3.8apg.

Third place about best performers goes to guard Damier Pitts (177-PG-89) of KFI (#11). Pitts got into 30-points club by scoring 32 points in the last round. He went also for eight rebounds and ten assists. Despite Pitts' great performance KFI lost 82-110 to the higher-ranked Grindavik (#1, 7-2). But his team cannot count on just a single shooter as he also needs help of the other teammates. KFI can only dream about fighting for top spots in the league. They have rather bad season and 2-7 record places them close to the bottom of the standings. Too bad for Pitts he does not play for a better team. But maybe if he did, his season stats would not be that high. Pitts has a very solid season. In 3 games in Iceland he scored 28.7ppg. Pitts attended one of camps at Eurobasket Summer League on his way to pro basketball.

Other top performing players last week:
4. George Valentine (203-F) of Tindastoll - 21 points and 7 rebounds
5. Eric Palm (188-G-87) of IR - 43 points and 3 rebounds
6. Helgi Magnusson (195-SF-82) of KR - 20 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists
7. Brian Mills (203-F-88) of Stjarnan - 19 points and 11 rebounds
8. Michael Craion (195-F-89) of Keflavik - 23 points and 13 rebounds
9. Marcus Van (201-F/C-85) of Njardvik - 17 points and 15 rebounds
10. Justin Shouse (180-G-81) of Stjarnan - 27 points, 3 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)   




Ryan Taylor
IR Reykjavik inks Ryan Taylor - 1 day ago
IR Reykjavik (Dominos League) signed American forward Ryan Taylor (196-103kg). He just graduated from Marshall (NCAA). Taylor has played there for the last three years. In 31 games he had 14.5ppg, 8.3rpg, 2.3apg and 1.6bpg last season. Taylor helped them to make it to the final. A very impressive season as he was named to All-C-USA 3rd Team and C-USA All-Defensive Team. As mentioned above he is just out of the college and it will be his first season as a pro. By Eurobasket Data Center C...   [read more]

Nemanja
Knezevic
Vestri tabs Nemanja Knezevic - 2 days ago
Vestri (D1) inked 30-year old Montenegrin forward Nemanja Knezevic (203-87). The last time (14-15) he played at Mladost in Bosnia and Herzegovina Division I. Among other achievements Knezevic received Eurobasket.com All-Serbian B League Forward of the Year award back in 2011. He is a very experienced player. Knezevic has played also professionally in Spain (Association Baloncesto Pacense Badajoz), Serbia (Vojvodina Srbijagas, KK Vojvodina Novi Sad and Radnicki) and Montenegro (Jedinstvo a...   [read more]

Terrell
Vinson
Njardvik tabs Terrell Vinson, ex Pyrinto - 5 days ago
UMFN Njardvik (Dominos League) inked 27-year old American forward Terrell Vinson (201-100kg-90, college: Massachusetts, agency: HMS). He played most recently at Pyrinto in Finnish Korisliiga. In 5 games he averaged 5.8ppg and 4.6rpg last season. The previous (2016) summer Vinson was tested by Universidad Catolica (Libcentro Pro) in Chilean league. Among other achievements his team made it to the Atlantic 10 Tournament Semifinals for two years in a row (2012 and 2013). Vinson has played pr...   [read more]


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